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Gus H. Kihlstrand | Obituaries  Cadillac News

CADILLAC — Gus H. Kihlstrand of Cadillac passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. He was 71.

Owosso coach, bowling alley manager faces CSC charge  Argus Press

CORUNNA — The longtime manager of Capitol Bowl in Owosso has been charged with criminal sexual conduct by Shiawassee County prosecutors.

ABC12's School Spirit Finale Celebration 2018: Owosso High School wins!  ABC 12 News

Congratulations to Owosso High School, winners ABC12's School Spirit Challenge for the 2018-2019 season!

Cook Foundation donates $1.1M to Owosso schools for auditorium  Argus Press

OWOSSO — The Cook Family Foundation has donated $1.1 million to Owosso Public Schools to construct a dedicated auditorium at the new Owosso High ...

Owosso homecoming events slated  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso homecoming week begins Oct. 8.

Creating a new way to network  Argus Press

OWOSSO — A group of Owosso women saw a need for a way young professional could build networks and relationships, so they recently founded a group to ...

Annual home-garden-business EXPO coming up | Entertainment  Argus Press

OWOSSO — The 2019 Shiawassee Home Garden Business EXPO is scheduled for March 9 and 10 at Owosso High School, organizers said this week.

ELECTION: Five vie for four seats on OPS board  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Four members of the Owosso Board of Education — Rick Mowen, Shelly Ochodnicky, Cheryl Paez and Sara Keyes — are seeking re-election for ...

Commissioner candidates  Argus Press

DISTRICT 1. Nathan Yerian, Republican. Residence: Owosso Township; lifelong resident Shiawassee County. Experience: Past precinct delegate; current ...

New Emerson Elementary principal excited for school year  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Longtime Owosso resident Jessi Anderson recently was announced as the new principal at Emerson Elementary School.

Downtown Owosso events slated this weekend | Entertainment  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso Main Street is inviting the public downtown Friday through Sunday for Christmas-themed activities. Santa Claus will be downtown at 7:30 ...

Owosso students compete in robotics event  Argus Press

Three Owosso High School robotics teams competed in their first VEX Robotics competition of the year recently.

GRIDIRON GUIDE 2018: Owosso works to get back into win column  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso coach Devin Pringle and his team are ready to end the frustration of three consecutive winless seasons and an overall skid of 35 straight ...

Ready to begin  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso school officials are moving ahead with plans to construct a new middle school wing at the high school campus by officially seeking bids for ...

Owosso High School Students of the Month September  Argus Press

Owosso High School students of the month for September include, from left, Kylie Lewis, Christian Page, Jessa Baumdraher, Madeline Nidefski, Mackenzie Hoy, ...

Owosso High School readies for homecoming festivities | Arts & Entertainment  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso High School students are taking this year's homecoming “Back to the Future,” which is the theme.

Clifford Floyd Porter | Obituaries  Argus Press

Passed away Oct. 2, 2018, at his home in Lake Wales, Florida.

2017 Football preview: Owosso Trojans  Lansing State Journal

LAST YEAR 0-9, 0-5 CAAC Red (6th). SCHEDULE Aug. 25 – Corunna (L 47-6) Aug. 31 – at Holly Sept. 8 – Fenton Sept. 15 – Swartz Creek Sept. 22 – at ...

OHS Drama Club advances to state competition | Entertainment  Argus Press

OWOSSO — The Owosso High School Drama Club performed its competition play, “Peter/Wendy,” by playwright Jeremy Bloom Feb. 3 at Holland High School ...

BOWLING: Owosso's Trecha, Gokee hoping for big things  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Tom Trecha, asked if his son Thomas is a junior — as in Thomas Jr. — says, no, he's a senior.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Klapko lives up to family name in baseball  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Jordan Klapko is following in his brother's footsteps as a hard-hitting catcher for the Owosso Trojans.

Settlement reached in infamous 'Norfolk Four' case | Owosso  Argus Press

RICHMOND, Va. — The city of Norfolk has agreed to pay $4.9 million to four former sailors, including an Owosso native, who were wrongly convicted of a ...

Owosso High School coach, teacher dies within an hour of his brother  Mlive- flint

Tom Harkema, Owosso High School educator and athletics coach, died Monday night, about an hour after the death of his brother.

Keith D. Huska | Obituaries  Argus Press

Aged 56 of Owosso passed away Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit MI.

Owosso High School students recognized  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Thirty-one current students and recent graduates of Owosso High School have earned 2016 AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional ...

OHS students celebrate homecoming week  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Homecoming Spirit Week at Owosso High School kicked off Monday with a snake dance in Fayette Square and powderpuff game at Willman Field.

22 years prison for drunken driver who caused death  Argus Press

BIG RAPIDS — Andrew Genovese visits his brother Joey's gravesite at St. Paul Cemetery in Owosso once a week and remembers the good times they shared ...

Anti-abortion activist shot in front of Owosso High School  The Saginaw News -

Ryan Garza | The Flint JournalA police officer walks past the scene of a fatal shooting on Friday morning in front of Owosso High School. OWOSSO, Michigan ...

Knocking down every challenge  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Taekwondo champion, actress, model, small business owner — all titles Owosso native Kimberly Fritzsche lays claim to.

WRESTLING: Owosso's Blaha benefits from trip to AAU Disney National Duals  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Head coach Ryan Clevenger thinks his junior-to-be on the Owosso High School wrestling team, Colton Blaha, learned a lot during last month's ...

Fighting for the defenseless | Owosso  Argus Press

LANSING — Owosso native Shannon Thielen, a detective with the Lansing Police Department, recently was honored with seven awards for her work with the ...

A fantastic accomplishment | Owosso  Argus Press

OWOSSO — The assistant band director at Owosso High School has created the first-ever concert band arrangement of Johann Sebastian Bach's “Fantasia in ...

Owosso teachers compete in 'Amazing Race' | Owosso  Argus Press

OWOSSO — In a scene reminiscent of the CBS reality TV show “The Amazing Race,” about 60 Owosso High School staff members raced throughout town ...

Crest announces plan to sell to MasterCraft | Local Business  Argus Press

OWOSSO TWP. — Local pontoon-maker Crest Marine has entered into an agreement to sell itself to MasterCraft Boat Company for $80 million, the companies ...

Student takes on human trafficking in Shiawassee County  Argus Press

OWOSSO — A student at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor recently found a way to help her hometown address a serious social and criminal issue.

Hidden life revealed | Owosso  Argus Press

Retired Owosso teacher comes out as transgender woman.

Owosso native helped wipe out mob crime in America  Fenton Tri County Times

There's something special at Hadley House Museum that visitors may wish to take a look at this summer. The museum at 306 S. Saginaw in Holly and will ...

Michigan high school swimmer saves opponent from drowning

Corunna swimmer Xavier Staubs (left) saved Owosso rival Kamrin Samson from possibly drowning in a meet last week. (Photos courtesy of Alternative ...

OHS students Recognized | Kids Korner

OHS students RecognizedThe Owosso High School April students of the month include, from left, Karson Holcomb, Luke Kowalsky, Annie Sayers, Ashley Flatter, ...

James 'Jim' P. Capitan | Obituaries  Argus Press

Age 93, of Owosso, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at the Hospice House of Shiawassee County.

Owosso man was looking to settle scores with killings, say authorities

OWOSSO, Michigan --. Authorities say Harlan J. Drake set out Friday morning looking to settle scores, starting with a local anti-abortion activist who paraded ...

ABC12 School Spirit champion crowned for 2017-2018 school year  ABC 12 News

The Trojans of Owosso High School were crowned the champions in ABC12's School Spirit Challenge for the 2017-2018 school year.

Stronghold to perform Sunday | Entertainment  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Stronghold Quartet will wrap up the 2018 SUMMERPraise! season Sunday when they take the stage at 7:30 p.m. at the Don and Metta Mitchel ...

MONDAY SPOTLIGHT: Going above and beyond for kids  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Emerson Elementary School teacher Scott McCuaig isn't one who aims for the spotlight. But colleagues say he goes above and beyond for his ...

LAFCU awards $5000 in scholarships to Mason, Owosso High School seniors

LANSING, MI (June 13, 2016) — LAFCU has awarded the 2016 “Write to Educate” $2,500 college scholarships to two high school seniors bound for Lansing ...

Walmart double homicide is a rarity for Owosso, Shiawassee County

In a county where homicides are a rarity -- occurring, on average, fewer than once per year over the past two decades -- state police are investigating a double ...

James Kerry Fitzgerald | Obituaries  Argus Press

Age 73, of Owosso, passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, at Chesaning Nursing and Rehabilitation Center with his wife by his side.

Cook Family Foundation announces scholarship winners  Argus Press

RUSH TWP. — Corunna High School senior Tyson Moore was riding the school bus when he received a call from Bruce Cook informing him he'd won the 2018 ...

FOOTBALL: Owosso lets football coach Bryan Carpenter go after second consecutive winless season  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso has decided “to go a different direction” with its football program, Owosso athletic director Dallas Lintner confirmed Wednesday night.

Owosso dangerous? New report says yes  Argus Press

OWOSSO — No surprise that Flint tops a new list of “the most dangerous places in Michigan.” But some say they're stunned to see Owosso in position No.

Jaida Hampton helps East Lansing girls basketball get past DeWitt for district title  Lansing State Journal

Miss Basketball finalist scores 11 of her game-high 18 points in second half as No. 2 Trojans fend off No. 4 Panthers.

BOWLING: Trecha leads the way for Trojans  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Thomas Trecha, a junior bowler at Owosso High School, will be a name to watch in area bowling this winter.

Historical Society archives open | Entertainment  Argus Press

OWOSSO TWP. — The Shiawassee County Historical Society invites those who are interested in researching their family history to visit the archives.

WRESTLING: Blaha seeks individual regional title for Owosso  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso's Colton Blaha can point to one match that changed his sophomore season for the better.

Police: Parents need to be aware human trafficking exists locally  Argus Press

OWOSSO — The main point Michigan State Police Trooper Amy Belanger said she wanted to drive home to parents during an informational meeting at Owosso ...

Linden, Holly wrestlers win tourneys | Sports coverage for Fenton, Linden, Holly and Lake Fenton Schools  Fenton Tri County Times

It's always nice to start the new year with great sources for optimism. Two area wrestling teams did just that on Saturday. The Linden Eagles won the Linden ...

Curran Jacobs wins catch wrestling world title  Argus Press

To Curran Jacobs, acting and wrestling are more alike than you'd think.

FOOTBALL: Pudge Hahn, voice of Owosso football, dies  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Robert “Pudge” Hahn, who served for 40 years as Owosso High School's public address announcer for football games, died Thursday at the age of ...

A boost for Brad's scholarship | Owosso  Argus Press

BENNINGTON TWP. — Brad Van Pelt played professional football in the glamour of New York City, but he couldn't wait to back home to Owosso when he wasn't ...

New Owosso yarn shop has larger mission than simple crafts  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Laurie Cook has spun a true tale of success — first with her yarn wholesale company Mango Moon, and now with her yarn retail shop, Heart of the.

Calling a new Culligan man  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Van D. Waugh is retiring from Waugh's Culligan after 43 years, but the water treatment systems company will continue in the same place, 805 W.

Mother of NFL star Tim Tebow, pro-life activist Pam Tebow, speaks in Owosso  The Flint Journal -

Pam Tebow spoke Monday at Owosso High School about the outspoken religious expression and pro-life activism of her son, star NFL quarterback Tim Tebow.

Couple start taxi service for Shiawassee area  Argus Press

M&J Taxi ServiceWhat: New taxi company covering Shiawassee County, surrounding counties and area airportsDetails: Call (989) 472-6038 or find on ...

A decade of giving back | Owosso  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Out of the $100 fourth-grader Levi Archer received for his birthday, he gave $80 to the annual Owosso Cares Food Drive.

Owosso man receives prison time for demanding revealing photos from underage girls  Argus Press

CORUNNA — A 20-year-old Owosso man will serve at least four years in prison for extorting sexually abusive photos from a minor girl.

Curwood queen, princess candidates announced  Argus Press

OWOSSO — The 37th annual Miss Curwood Festival queen and princess pageant is at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Baker College of Owosso Welcome Center.

Man injured in 2015 fire dies | Owosso  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso High School graduate Cody Greger, 21, died Monday from injuries sustained in a 2015 house fire, according to Owosso Police.

World-class athlete: Teresa (Vondrasek) Graham made mark in judo, basketball  Argus Press

Editor's Note: This is the fifth in a 10-part series on the greatest sports stars to emerge from the Shiawassee County area. The top five greatest male and female ...

UPDATE: Owosso welcomes home 144th Military Police Company  Argus Press

Soldiers of the 144th Military Police Company are lost in a sea of hugs and smiles as they return from deployment.

Tuning in Owosso | Owosso  Argus Press

Owner of new shop hopes to thrive in area with love for art.

Owosso School Board chooses Tuttle as leader | Owosso  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso Public School's Board of Education unanimously chose Central Elementary Principal Dr. Andrea Tuttle as the district's new superintendent ...

Bridge Magazine's 2017 Academic State Champs  Bridge Michigan

Bridge Magazine is proud to name 54 high schools as 2017 Academic State Champs. The schools listed below are best preparing students for success after ...

Owosso era comes to end | Owosso  Argus Press

OWOSSO — It's seen five decades of use, three generations of patrons and thousands of hot summer hours, but Holman Pool has entertained its last child.

A Suite Deal | Owosso  Argus Press

OWOSSO TWP. — Hair stylists and nail technicians will soon get the chance to operate their own salon at the same rate they would pay to rent a chair in ...

Curwood Festival queen, princess pageant slated  Argus Press

OWOSSO — The 38th annual Miss Curwood Festival Queen and Princess pageant will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday at D'Mar Banquet and Conference Center, ...

BOYS SWIMMING: Divers help Trojans down Marauders, 101-82  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Brendan Gute, Daniel Hood and Garrett Hoag propelled Owosso to a 101-82 victory over Ovid-Elsie Tuesday.


The Owosso High School students of the month are shown recently. In front, from left, are Samantha Rivers, Ashley Knickerbocker-Bautell, Cloe Kregger, Alexis ...

Wedding: Ian Ross and Rachel Phillips  Argus Press

Rachel JoAnn Phillips and Ian Rowe Ross, both of San Francisco, were married July 22, 2017, by the bride's grandfather, former probate judge Clark Shanahan, ...

Family of former Flint student killed in Lansing say punishment of Saline teens won't fill void of loss  The Ann Arbor News

FLINT, MI -- The mother and stepmother of a teen who was robbed, beaten and left for dead on the side of I-69 say no punishment for the three who have ...

YOUTH SPORTS: Endless Summer Slam drawing crowds  Argus Press

OWOSSO — For the second straight year, a three-day youth baseball and softball tournament in Owosso is drawing hundreds of players and spectators.

Fitzgerald-Keeter  Argus Press

Judge E. Thomas and Kathy Fitzgerald announce the engagement of their daughter Mary Kate Fitzgerald to Adam Keeter, both of Chicago, Illinois.

Shiawassee County's lone circuit court judge to step down after 30 years  The Flint Journal

Shiawassee Circuit Judge Gerald Lostracco has been his jurisdiction's sole circuit court judge for nearly 30 years but his tenure will come to an end after he ...

Banding together for Skyler  Argus Press

Ovid-Elsie, Owosso students to conduct outdoor festival to help student battling cancer.

Jeri Lee Spindler | Obituaries  Argus Press

Age 56, of Warren, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2016. A memorial *service* will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 28, 2016, at First Congregational Church with ...

County veterans affairs office features new leadership | Shiawassee Area  Argus Press

CORUNNA — Three new faces at the Shiawassee County Veterans Affairs Department have a message for veterans and their families: We're here to serve you.

O'Dea joins Raymond James  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Heidi A. O'Dea, associate vice president of investments recently joined Raymond James & Associates, Inc., according to Mark Kirchner, branch ...

DeGarmo adjusts to role as new court magistrate  Argus Press

CORUNNA — With barely a month of working as the new district court magistrate and court administrator under his belt, Dale DeGarmo is still a relatively new ...

Hungry for a new idea?  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Food from your favorite restaurant, delivered hot and *fresh* to your door: That's the business concept Jon Hockman is serving up to his hometown.

FOOTBALL: Chesaning coach Jason Gray abruptly resigns in middle of season  Argus Press

CHESANING — Jason Gray, head coach of the Chesaning Union High School varsity football program, unexpectedly announced his resignation from the job ...

Bob and Julie Moak: Priorities deeply ingrained  Port Huron Times Herald

Bob and Julie Moak have their priorities straight: Family, friends and community. The Moaks, both 77, of Fort Gratiot say community involvement is important to ...

Chesaning hires Sager as new athletic director  Argus Press

CHESANING — Robert Sager, a 1990 graduate of Chesaning Union High School, has been approved as the new K-12 athletic director at Chesaning.

Northern Michigan Announces Class Of 2021 Athletes  SwimSwam

Northern Michigan University Athletics is excited to announce their incoming first-year athletes for fall 2017. The Wildcats, an NCAA Division 2 top-20.

Harlan Drake says he deserved to go to jail 'forever' before sentencing in murder trial  The Flint Journal -

Ryan Garza | The Flint JournalHarlan Drake, 34, sits down in the middle of the judge's comments after the sentencing, causing a small outburst Thursday for the ...

Logan's Fight  Argus Press

Owosso teen looks ahead to marrow transplant that could cure leukemia.

Area school bands post top ratings at annual festival  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Five area bands received top ratings Monday night at Willman Field during the District V marching band festival.

Is Greg Gray the answer to prayers for Portage Public Schools?  Mlive Kalamazoo

There is widespread consensus in Portage that the school district needs a strong, stable leader. Does Brighton Superintendent Greg Gray fill the bill?

2014 FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Harkema still on Owosso's mind | Owosso  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Gone, but not forgotten. Tom Harkema, who coached Owosso football for 15 years and became the heart and soul of Trojan football, died of lung ...

Jeffrey H. Skerratt,55 | Obituaries  Petoskey News-Review

Fifty-five years wasn't nearly enough time with our favorite guy, Jeffrey H. Skerratt. The life he lived in those years was sincere. A life lived with love, faith and ...

WRESTLING: Trojans fall to DeWitt, beat Dansville  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso dropped its Capital Area Activities Conference Red Division opener Wednesday to DeWitt 50-23, but bounced back to beat Dansville ...

A tale of two passions: Acting, wrestling intertwine for Owosso native  Argus Press

EAST LANSING — Two different worlds — athletics and drama — have intersected at Michigan State University for Owosso native Curran Jacobs.

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