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Parting Shot 3-23-16 Edition

The Life Semi-Aquatic:  Muskrats are semi-aquatic animals that have special feet in the front for digging, and special feet in the rear for what purpose?  Do you know the correct answer?  Call, e-mail, post a…

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Parting Shot 3-16-16 Edition

Omnivores: Raccoons, just like humans, have an omnivorous diet, which means they eat what? Do you know the correct answer? Call, e-mail, post a comment on our website or enter via facebook starting at 12:00…

POSTMAN RINGS ONCE: Local postal worker, Max Martin II, was selected by the USPS to be featured in a new commercial scheduled to air as early as this summer.

Postman Martin flies to Hollywood for Commercial

There is a quote that is often associated with the United States Postal Service,”Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” Max…


Parting Shot 3-9-16 Edition

“So come with me, where dreams are born:  and time is never planned. Just think of happy things, and your heart will fly on wings, forever…” Can you finish the rhyme by J.M. Barrie?  Do…


Eagle Beat 3-9-16 Edition

Whatever groundhog predicted an early spring was definitely wrong. Students in Deckerville enjoyed another shortened week due to weather conditions. Because another winter storm made its way to our area last week, students and staff…


Redskin Review 3-9-16

Sandusky froze in anticipation watching our winter sports taking leaps of improvement. Even the weather took a backseat to our preparations for these activities as we finally experienced a calm stretch in the winter season….


Red Raider Review

Anyone who drove through Sandusky last October probably witnessed a peculiar sight; boxes ornamenting the courthouse lawn. No longer resembling cubes, these cartons balanced precariously atop each other forming cardboard castles. This makeshift village is…


Kirkbride Honored for American Legion Service

World War II Navy Veteran Jack Kirkbride endured a bit of an ambush last Friday, when others within his ranks of the American Legion Russell Wakefield Post #369 conspired to present him with an award…


Local Wrestlers Compete at Division 4 State Finals

Six area grapplers traveled to compete in the MHSAA State Individual Wrestling Finals at the Palace of Auburn Hills last Saturday. Sandusky and Marlette had three regional finishers each that qualified for the state meet….