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Brighton couples wins garden contest grand prize

So many talented gardeners shared photos of their hard work with Homestyle this summer - along with some images of adorable dogs and majestic butterflies - but there could only be one winner of the 2017 Garden Photo Contest. And the winners are Mike and Jane Potee of Brighton. Their lovely yard, pic

DETROIT NEWS - 2017-09-22 04:07:57

Crews battle fire at Lyon Township motorcycle club

LYON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) - 6:48 a.m. Fire crews are battling a large fire at a motorcycle club in Lyon Township. According to the Lyon Township Fire Department, the fire is in a barn on the property of the Scorpions Motorcycle Club on Milford Rd. near Elk Run. Milford Road is closed between 11 Mi

WXYZ - 2017-09-22 10:59:04

Local woman makes marathon effort to aid African tribe she's never met

Three years ago, Cynthia Housel became transfixed while watching a video about the Pokot people of Kenya and Uganda. The women of the tribe, their faces filthy and clothing tattered, walk more than 10 miles every day in the African heat to collect an orange-colored liquid, littered with bugs and dis

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-09-24 07:07:30

18-year-old fatally shot in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (WXYZ) - An 18-year-old was shot at a home in Highland Park on Saturday night, police said. It happened at about 9 p.m. on the 200 block of Richton Street, near Hamilton Avenue and the Davison Service Drive. Police said the teen was transported to the hospital where he later die

WXYZ - 2017-09-24 05:36:47

People: New appointments and promotions

Adam Wilson to executive vice president, marketing, Duffey Petrosky, from managing director, new business development, Search Optics. Sean McCaffrey to president and CEO, Gas Station TV, from executive vice president, national client strategy and partnerships, Clear Channel Outdoor. ENERGY Keith

CRAIN'S DETROIT BUSINESS - 2017-09-24 05:22:07

90 degree temp breaks 81 year record

Ferndale -- Fall officially began Friday, but the first few days may seem like summer is still lingering in Metro Detroit. By 3 p.m. Saturday, temperatures in Metro Detroit reached 90 degrees, breaking a record set in 1936 by one degree, said Jordan Dale, a meteorologist at the National Weather Ser

DETROIT NEWS - 2017-09-23 20:04:20

#HTLSports Week 5 live Twitter feed and football scoreboard

Join the live Twitter feed each Friday night by using #HTLSports. Coaches/statisticians are encouraged to send game information to LIV-sports@hometownlife.com by 7 p.m. Saturday to be included in the following Thursday print editions. Auburn Hills Oakland Christian 0, Lutheran Westland 0 Birmingham

HOMETOWNLIFE.COM - 2017-09-22 21:30:09

Grandpa who lost possessions to fire helping hurricane victims

Army veteran and grandfather Joe Burch knows what it is like to lose almost all your possessions in a disaster. His Green Oak Township home suffered extensive damage in a Sept. 5 fire. As the 64-year-old former Ford Motor Company tradesman and owner of Focus Driving Academy rebuilds his own life -

LIVINGSTON DAILY.COM - 2017-09-22 17:36:07

How the 2017 CCS bond will affect CHS

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the third of a four-part series on the Coldwater Community School's 2017 bond proposal. See the Sept. 28 edition for information on the proposed new location for Lakeland Elementary School. COLDWATER - Registered voters within the Coldwater Community School District will once

THEDAILYREPORTER.COM - 2017-09-21 14:52:18

Tigers Announce 2018 Spring Training Home Schedule

DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers today announced the club's Grapefruit League home game schedule for 2018 Spring Training in Lakeland, Florida. Next spring will mark the Tigers 82nd season at state-of-the-art TigerTown in Lakeland, extending the longest-standing relationship between a Major League team

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-21 18:01:00

Pumpkinfest road closings: how to get around town during festival

South Lyon's Pumpkinfest 2017 arrives Friday and with it comes the inevitable road closings. Here is a wrap-up of the closing from South Lyon Police: Friday, Sept. 22- North Wells Street will be closed from 7 a.m. until noon for set up. The main downtown streets, Lake (10 Mile) and Lafayette ( Ponti

HOMETOWNLIFE.COM - 2017-09-21 21:17:06

Fun galore: five events happening around town this weekend

There's plenty to do in western Wayne and Oakland counties this weekend. Here's a sampling of things to do if you're looking for some fun this weekend:Pumpkinfest in South Lyon The annual fall festival in South Lyon returns this weekend with all the favorite activities coming back, including the par

HOMETOWNLIFE.COM - 2017-09-21 14:30:07

Oakland County Motorcycle Clubhouse Goes Up In Flames

LYON TWP. (WWJ) - Authorities are investigating after a motorcycle club headquarters in southwestern Oakland County went up in flames. The fire broke out early Friday morning at the Scorpions Motorcycle Club on Milford Road, just north of 11 Mile Road, and quickly consumed the building. Circumstance

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-22 13:55:00

Handmade: Basket weaving still popular with crafters

While it's often thought that basket weaving is a dying art form, it's actually very much alive and well all across the world, and even right here in Michigan. "It still exist in a lot of places, you just have to look harder for it, and that's the bad part," said Kathy McMinn, 61, owner of the Baske

DETROIT NEWS - 2017-09-21 22:23:23

Longtime Oakland County airport director chosen as chairman of Michigan Aeronautics Commission

The Michigan Aeronautics Commission has elected Oakland County Central Services Director David VanderVeen as their chairperson for the second time. VanderVeen has overseen operations for all county airports for more than 40 years including Oakland County International Airport in Waterford, Michigan

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 04:00:00

Welcome Mat: Nancy's Linens says goodbye

Hudson Industrial, a Ferndale-based furniture store, has a name that matches its aesthetic. Owner Dave Hudson crafts one-of-a-kind pieces that mix salvage materials with reclaimed wood to create cabinets, tables, bed frames and more. Now Hudson, who has been a metalworker for 24 years, has opened hi

DETROIT NEWS - 2017-09-21 22:36:56

Jury finds Howell man not guilty of embezzlement from Capitol Harley-Davidson

CHARLOTTE - A jury acquitted a Howell man of an embezzlement charge on Wednesday at the close of a two-week trial. Stephen Elliot had been charged last year with a felony count of embezzlement of more than $100,000, which carries a maximum sentence of up to 2 years in prison. Prosecutors had said

LANSING STATE JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 17:25:19

Huge At Home decor store plans give-aways to first shoppers

The home decor superstore's new Wixom location sells more than 50,000 items, including 100 Christmas tree varieties, seven aisles worth of rugs and as many rows of mirrors, wall art, towels, window treatments, tableware, cookware, furniture, pet beds, mattresses, pillows, patio umbrellas, Halloween

HOMETOWNLIFE.COM - 2017-09-22 14:49:58

From state GOP chair to RNC chair - a 67,000-mile journey for Ronna Romney McDaniel

MACKINAC ISLAND -Michigan's Ronna Romney McDaniel, who has had a meteoric rise from chair of the Michigan Republican Party in 2015 to chairwoman of the Republican National Committee this year, says the biggest adjustment has been the number of miles she is logging. "If you see someone on a plane wit

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-09-22 22:50:41

Baby Named Life To Be Buried With Mom Who Turned Down Chemo To Save Her

WYOMING, MI - A tiny premature baby named Life, who died at only 14 days old this week, will be buried at the feet of her mother, who gave up her own life to save her unborn child. Carrie DeKlyen learned she was pregnant not long after she was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor, but the Wyomin

PATCH - 2017-09-22 17:39:21