February 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page


Public safety activity

Sheriff’s deputies and the Highland Township Fire Department responded to the 3200 block of Giddings Road for a structure fire involving a pole barn. More...

One Minute Interview

Retired OCC teacher Dennis Fiems goes on the road with lecture series

For the better part of 40 years, Dennis Fiems’ home was in front of college students. Nowadays, he’s bringing the classroom to the people. Since his retirement, the former teacher has found a new way to spread the knowledge he attained as a teacher. More...

Walled Lake School District

Walled Lake Central hosts annual ‘SOUPer Bowls’ Fundraiser

The Walled Lake Central High School student council recently held their annual “SOUPer Bowls” fundraiser and raised $1,882.78 for the Hospitality House Food Pantry. More...

Three earn WLCSD Golden Apple Awards

A music volunteer, a bookkeeper and a school secretary received the Walled Lake Consolidated School District’s (WLCSD) February Golden Apple Awards. More...

Warriors for Warriors contributes $45,000 to ACS

A special Warriors for Warriors celebration was held Friday night before a packed house at Walled Lake Western. More...

Lakeland High School

Lakeland wrestlers mature on mat

The Lakeland wrestling team lost a lot of 2015 graduating seniors, so you can call this a rebuilding year. More...

Walled Lake Northern

Northern seniors sign to play college athletics

On Tuesday, February 2, eight student-athletes from Walled Lake Northern signed their NCAA letter of intent to play their respective sport in college. More...

Walled Lake Western

Western athletes sign on to play NCAA sport

On Wednesday, February 3, 12 student-athletes at Walled Lake Western signed their national letter of intent to play college athletics after graduation. More...

Lady Warriors’ defense shuts down Vikings

The amazing turnaround at Walled Lake Western continued Friday evening as the Lady Warriors’ defense shut down Walled Lake Central in their convincing 45-10 victory on senior night. More...

St. Matthew church, school collect water for Flint

The water emergency in Flint has people all across the country donating bottles of clean water, and the students and congregation at St. Matthew Church and School in Walled Lake are joining the efforts. More...

Former Michigan Teacher of the Year claims sons were treated unfairly by WLCSD Special Services Department

Melody Arabo, a third grade teacher at Keith Elementary, made her dissent from a decision the district’s director of special education made about her sons’ education public at the district’s February 4 board of education meeting. More...


A tribute to Paris

Edward Paige of Highland Township stands beside his model of the Eiffel Tower, which is made of approximately 50 feet of quarterinch spruce, screws and carpenter glue. Paige recently added colored lights. More...

Kowall awards lapel pins to Vietnam veterans

Michigan Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kowall, R-White Lake, stands with Army veteran Tom Oltesvig (left), 4th degree Knights of Columbus, post commander 9914; and Air Force veteran Bob Szymanski More...

First responders offer ice safety tips after father, son drown

Following the tragic loss of a Highland father and son at Alderman Lake, emergency responders remind the public that our unseasonably warm winter has created a potentially dangerous situation on area lakes. More...

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Begin Lent at Saint George’s Episcopal Church by being marked with ashes on Wednesday, February 10. There will be two opportunities to be marked with ashes: noon and 6:30 p.m. St. More...


Arnoldi keeps Walled Lake rolling

Ron Arnoldi recently began his eighth year as head coach of the Walled Lake schools’ bowling program. More...

Walled Lake Wild celebrates senior night

The Walled Lake Wild’s girls hockey team celebrated senior night on Saturday with a tough 7-1 loss to Grosse Point North at the Suburban Ice Rink in Farmington Hills. More...

Prep students sign national letters of intent

On February 3, several Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Preparatory athletes joined the college sports ranks by signing their national letter of intent. More...

Walled Lake Central

Central takes over first place following victory over Western

Walled Lake Central made the short trip to Walled Lake Western last Friday and came away with a 66-62 win after scoring 16 fourth quarter points from the free throw line to take over first place in the KLAA North Division. More...

Special Features

Health & Fitness

Handling Valentine’s Day when you have diabetes

Celebrating a holiday can be challenging for those with diabetes, as sweet treats are a part of many holiday celebrations. More...

Health & Fitness

Fascinating facts about the human cardiovascular system

The human heart and the miles of blood vessels that snake through the body are a wonder to behold. More...

Health & Fitness

The best (and worst) foods for heart health

No one wants to hear from their doctors that they have joined the millions of people across the globe to be diagnosed with heart disease. More...