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Went home to the Lord

June 14, 2018 by Ruth Ann Monkress (Register to contact)

Ruth Ann Monkress went to be with Jesus on October 22, 2017. Remembering her as a Great Mother, Grandmother and a daughters best friend. She is greatly missed and treasured memories will live in all our hearts forever. Sincerely, Julie her daughter. Love and miss you Mom.

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8 West Michigan football teams vying for a trip to Ford Field

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A year of hard work and dedication to getting better is about to come to a head for some of our West Michigan football teams.

Howell High School Football Field To Be Named After John Dukes  WHMI

Plans are moving forward to name the Howell High School football field after a teacher, coach and mentor with a lengthy sports and community legacy. New turf ...

Howell High School's Jason Schrock named 2018 Principal of the Year  Livingston Daily

Jason Schrock has been named 2018 High School Principal of the Year. Schrock, the principal of Howell High School, received 30 nominations for the honor, ...

Howell's Southeast Elementary will reopen as non-traditional high school, preschool  Livingston Daily

Howell's Southeast Elementary school has been closed since the end of last school year, but the building will get some new tenants this fall. High school ...

2018 LSJ Great Grads: Howell High School  Lansing State Journal

A list of the top high school graduates from the mid-Michigan area.

Howell plans non-traditional high school for at-risk students  Livingston Daily

District seeks to offer non-traditional school in the new year for at-risk pupils.

VIDEO: Morrice Captures State Title - Portland,Jackson Lumen Christi and Reading Advance To Ford Field  WILX-TV

Williamston and DeWitt see their seasons come to a close.

Michigan state senator joins fray over flying flags at Howell High School

HOWELL, MI - When Howell High School decided students could not fly flags from their vehicles in school parking lots, state Sen. Joe Hune saw it as an affront ...

2018 Principal of the Year weighs in on safety, technology, and future of education  Michigan Radio

Howell High School's Jason Schrock is Michigan's Principal of the Year for 2018. In 2000, Schrock joined Howell High School as a math teacher. After seven.

Howell's Balloonfest: What you need to know for 2018  Livingston Daily

Packed with skydivers, Legos, stunt kite teams and balloon launches, spectators in this year's Balloonfest have a lot to look forward to.

Community events for Livingston area | September 2018  Livingston Daily

Hartland Audubon Club meeting 7:15 p.m. Hartland Senior Center, 9525 E. Highland Road, Howell The free meeting will feature Don Burlett, presenting on the ...

Livingston students walkout in protest of school shootings  Livingston Daily

Howell, Brighton and Pinckney all prepared for students to walkout in honor of lives lost in school shootings.

Community events for Livingston area | August 2018  Livingston Daily

"Michigan Scapes" 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun., Brighton Fine Art and Acoustic Music Festival, downtown Brighton ...

Tired legs and all, Patrick Miller repeats as Howell Melon Run 5K winner  Livingston Daily

HOWELL — It's going to take more than tired legs to keep Patrick Miller from showing up for the Howell Melon Run. So, even though he considered sitting this ...

Officials condemn 'racist' fliers distributed in downtown Howell  Livingston Daily

Correction: An earlier version of this story misidentified the object used in the Patriot Front logo. The object is a fasces. Howell officials condemned on ...

Howell High School teacher & coach charged with possessing child pornography  WXYZ

HOWELL, Mich. (WXYZ) - A teacher and coach at Howell High School has been charged for possessing child pornography, according to a release from Howell ...

Howell High School's 2017 graduation  Livingston Daily

EAST LANSING - Howell High School's 588 seniors, along with 16 foreign exchange students, received their diplomas at Michigan State University's Breslin ...

Howell High School Hosts International Festival  Jersey Shore Online

The gymnasium was decked out in vibrant, bright colors and stocked with tons of tasty, ethnic treats for world language students at Howell High School for their ...

Girl, 17, charged in threat to shoot up Howell High  Detroit Free Press

Matthew Hiler said his younger sister, Sarah Marie Hiler, was bullied in school.

Howell Attorney Among Four Candidates For Open Judicial Seat  WHMI

A Howell attorney is among four candidates seeking a chance to run a judicial seat set to be created next year. Among the four candidates who have filed to run ...

THIS MORNING: Michigan Challenge Balloonfest takes flight this weekend  WLNS

Pilots from around the country are headed to Howell this weekend for the 34th annual Michigan Challenge Balloonfest.

Funeral Services Set For Teens Killed In Car Crash  WHMI

Funeral arrangements have been made for two local teens that were killed in a car crash Tuesday near Williamston. Juliana Ward-Brown, a Howell High School ...

Restaurant inspections for April 2018 in Livingston County  Livingston Daily

Priority violations were found at 21 locations that serve food in the county last month, including five with multiple violations.

Girls killed in I-96 crash were on way to hockey practice near Lansing  Livingston Daily

The identities of two young girls killed in a crash Tuesday on Interstate 96 have been confirmed as Darian Locklear and Julianna Ward-Brown. Both girls were ...

I-96 fatal crash victims attended high schools in Howell, Brighton  Lansing State Journal

The victims were heading west when their vehicle went out of control, entered the median and hit a tree, Michigan State Police said in a news release.

Teen sentenced for assault on girlfriend at Howell High School  Detroit Free Press

Theodore Joseph (T.J.) Kohlman had urged police to shoot him when he was arrested.

Every hot air balloon festival to attend in Michigan this year

Who doesn't love the sight of a colorful hot air balloon floating through the sky? What's even better is a sky full of the decorated balloons sailing overhead.

Restaurant inspections for March 2018 in Livingston County  Livingston Daily

Each month, the Livingston County Health Department inspects businesses and schools that serve food, ensuring the public is protected from harmful practices ...

State Police: 2 Teen Girls Killed In I-96 Rollover Crash  CBS Detroit

Two Livingston County teens are dead following a crash along I-96 near Williamston Tuesday night.

Howell church holds prayer service for racial harmony  Michigan Radio

People in the Howell area gathered Thursday night at the First Presbyterian Church for a special "prayer *service* for racial harmony and peace," singing.

Howell teen held on $1M bond in sex assault, extortion case  Livingston Daily

A Howell High School student accused of sexual assault is being held on a $1 million bond at the Livingston County Jail. Howell resident Scott William Minton, ...

WHMI 93.5 Local News : Communities Stunned By Death Of Teens  WHMI

The Howell and Brighton communities have been stunned following the death of two teen girls Tuesday evening after a car crash near Williamston.

Howell Public Schools closed today due to social media threat  WXYZ

Howell Public Schools is closed today after a social media threat, according to the school's website.

Livingston County Teens Killed In Crash Near Williamston Identified  WHMI

The two Livingston County teens killed in a single-car crash on I-96 near Williamston have been identified. Juliana Ward-Brown, a Howell High School student, ...

Shocking racist tweets follow high school basketball win by all-white team

A series of players' racist Twitter messages following the Howell boys basketball win over Grand Blanc Thursday, March 13, has some Howell team members ...

Debut not ideal, but future bright for Kalamazoo Growlers' Mr. Baseball

Sam Weatherly, Michigan's 2017 Mr. Baseball winner, made his pitching debut with the Kalamazoo Growlers.

Howell Public Schools Hires New School Resource Officer  WHMI

Howell Public Schools will have a new resource officer to start the upcoming school year and ensure a safe learning environment while building positive ...

WHMI 93.5 Local News : Pedestrian Killed Trying To Cross Highland Road  WHMI

A pedestrian was killed Thursday night while trying to cross a Hartland Township roadway. Deputies with the Livingston County Sheriff's Office were dispatched ...

Howell teen charged in sex assault case  WXYZ Detroit

A Howell teen is behind bars, being held on a $1000000 bond, charged with multiple counts of sexual assault, extortion and child pornography.

Weather cancels Howell homecoming parade  Livingston Daily

The Howell High School homecoming parade is cancelled tonight due to weather.

Meet your school board candidates  Livingston Daily

Learn about your Brighton and Howell school board candidates.

Voters guide Q&A: Howell candidates cite top issues, plans to fix them  Livingston Daily

On Nov. 7, voters in Howell will have the opportunity to elect three Howell City Councilmembers from four candidates-- incumbents Jeff Hansen, Jan Lobur, Scott ...

Sign-Up Events For Christmas & Thanksgiving Assistance Next Week  WHMI

The Salvation Army of Livingston County is looking to bring hope and joy to families in need this Thanksgiving and Christmas. The non-profit provides help with ...

Rollover crash kills 2 teen girls heading to hockey practice

According to Meijer AAA Hockey, two of its players, Julianna Ward-Brown and Darian Locklear were killed in the crash which occurred in the crash which ...

Retired Howell mail carrier, 99, remembered for impact on community  Livingston Daily

When Maurice "Morrie" Coles sat down for an on-camera interview about the history of Howell a few weeks back, he joked he wasn't a lifetime resident: he'd ...

Probation ordered for teen who tweeted Howell High should be 'shot up'  Livingston Daily

Sarah Hiler was sentenced to 18 months of probation for attempting to make a terrorist threat against Howell High School.

Bond reduced from $1M to $100K for Howell teen charged with sex assault, extortion  Livingston Daily

A Howell teen held on $1 million bond in connection to sexual assault and extortion was released Friday from Livingston County Jail after his bond was ...

Months after fatal crash, Darian Locklear's message of kindness spreads  Livingston Daily

In the days after her daughter, Darian Locklear of Brighton, and Julianna Ward-Brown of Howell were killed in a crash on their way to hockey practice in Lansing, ...

Howell High School hockey team's season on hold over 'hazing'...  WDIV Detroit

Three Howell High School varsity hockey coaches have been fired and the team has been forced to put its season on hold because of a ...

Howell teen riding in '71 Volkswagen killed in crash  Detroit Free Press

A 16-year-old Howell High School junior was killed in a single-vehicle wreck on Wednesday afternoon.

Novi cross country mourns unexpected death of Hall of Fame coach Robert Smith

Robert Smith, Hall of Fame cross country coach from Novi High, died unexpectedly Tuesday evening.

Howell's Matt Klann to Run in Lucas Oil Motocross Pro Championship Race at Redbud  The Lasco Press

Matt Klann is a polite young man until you get him on a motocross track. Then the competitive spirit turns on and he is all-in start to finish. Matt has earned his ...

Howell athletic director Hutcheson leaving for MHSAA  Livingston Daily

Howell's athletic director Dan Hutcheson is leaving to be an assistant director at the MHSAA.

Former Howell runners Patrick Miller, David Mitter 1-2 again in Fantasy 5K  Livingston Daily

HOWELL — For the second straight year, it was a 1-2 finish between former Howell High School runners Patrick Miller III and David Mitter Jr. in the Fantasy 5K ...

A tale of two towns: Newest racial incident has Howell facing its past

A day after four white Howell High School students were reprimanded for racist behavior, Christina Spangler sat in a downtown Dairy Queen filling out a job ...

Howell takes step for LGBT rights  Livingston Daily

Howell officials unanimously approved a new anti-discrimination ordinance, protecting LGBT and other individuals — and, perhaps, altering the city's image.

Howell begins discussions on future of Three Fires  Livingston Daily

The uncertain future of Three Fires Elementary School was the focus of a community forum hosted by Howell Public Schools on Monday. Howell Superintendent ...

September restaurant inspections in Livingston County  Livingston Daily

Each month, the Livingston County Health Department inspects businesses and schools that serve food, ensuring the public is protected from harmful practices ...

Michigan teens copycat racist 'picking cotton' promposal  Detroit Free Press

A promposal shared by Vermontville high schoolers is under fire for has garnered attention on for its racist remarks, this follows other promposals receiving ...

No charges for ex-Howell student accused of terror threat  Detroit Free Press

A Livingston County judge dismissed felony charges against a former Howell High School student who was accused of making a terrorism threat on Twitter.

Tween musical group uses shuttered Howell high school as set for new TV show 'Wannabes'

A television show for tweens, created by the writers and directors of numerous Disney Channel shows including "Suite Life of Zack and Cody" and "That's So ...

Youth will soon swarm 'The Hive' teen center  Livingston Daily

The Hive, located downtown Howell, will be the new hangout for the Howell Teen Center.

Howell High School Students Land In Semi-Finals Of $50K Vans Custom Shoe Competition  CBS Detroit

Big bucks could end up in the Howell High School arts budget if they come out on top of a custom shoe competition.

Michigan Challenge Balloonfest kicks off despite unfavorable flying weather

The all-ages festival will run through Sunday, June 25, with multiple balloon launches scheduled throughout.

Bond Reduced For Howell Teen Charged With Sex Assault & Extortion  WHMI

A Howell High School student facing charges of sexual assault and extortion has been released from jail following a judge's decision to significantly reduce his ...

Outdoor Tornado Warning Siren Testing Starts Saturday, April 7th  WHMI

Storm season is approaching, and local emergency services are preparing to begin weather warning siren testing. Outdoor tornado siren testing starts on ...

Legend of Sleepy Howell: What you need to know  Livingston Daily

Thrills, chills, and — of course — plenty of free candy will bring plenty of pre-Halloween revelers to downtown Howell this weekend when The Legend of Sleepy ...

Howell's new high school opens today  The Ann Arbor News -

JAMIE CHARBENEAU-PISELLA/ANN ARBOR NEWSThe new commons area at the Parker Campus shows the black box theater at the far end, food *service* ...

Mom says 'killing kids' suspect has mental age of child  Detroit Free Press

A former Howell High School student arraigned Friday on terrorism charges for making online threats about “killing kids” has the mental capacity of a child, his ...

Over 400 Howell alumni honor choir director Rod Bushey  Livingston Daily

Over 400 alumni honor Rod Bushey during concert.

Howell grad killed in Afghanistan memorialized in moving tribute from fellow sailors, Marines  Livingston Daily

As a hospital corpsman, Petty Officer 3rd Class Benjamin Castiglione fought to keep U.S. Marines alive during deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. Last week ...

'A healing place': Howell sanatorium myths debunked  Livingston Daily

Are reported hauntings and mysteries based on a history steeped in myth and misinformation?

Rod Bushey: The man behind the choir  Livingston Daily

Take a look through the career of Howell High School Choir Director Rod Bushey.

WHMI 93.5 Local News : Fowlerville Man Enters Plea To Assault  WHMI

A Fowlerville man has admitted to charges connected to a domestic abuse incident. 24-year-old Michael Glenn Fielding recently pleaded guilty to one count ...

Renaissance Alternative School set to close

The Livingston Educatonal *Service* Agency announced Tuesday that it will close the Renaissance Alternative School at the end of the current school term in ...

Six things you don't want to miss at Balloonfest  Livingston Daily

The 33rd annual Michigan Challenge Balloonfest runs Friday through Sunday and includes 49 hot air balloons, plus family fun, entertainment, shopping, festival ...

Plane crash from 1997 believed discovered in Northern Michigan  Fox 2 Detroit

The National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday that it's investigating the scene of a plane crash in St. Ignace that is believed to be a missing plane ...

Another year, another protest over racist messages on UM campus  Michigan Radio

Just like last year, racist messages have been found scrawled on campus at the University of Michigan. And just like last year, angry students confronted.

Notes cover school after tragedies  Livingston Daily

After two Howell High School students pass away, student council surprises students with positive messages.

TOP STORIES Sunday, April 29, 2018  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Westland: Young couple found dead after Westland apartment catches fire; Detroit Lions: Former Lions president Matt Millen battling amyloidosis, may need ...

Howell takes step toward lowering M-59 speeds  Detroit Free Press

The Howell city council has asked state police to conduct a speed study along a one-mile stretch of M-59, just north of Howell High School.

Ceremonial puck drop held in honor of two teens killed in highway crash  WILX-TV

The sound of applause and hockey sticks hitting the ice-filled Munn Arena in East Lansing in honor of two teenage girls killed in a February highway crash.

October restaurant inspections in Livingston County  Livingston Daily

Each month, the Livingston County Health Department inspects businesses and schools that serve food, ensuring the public is protected from harmful practices ...

Comic book store opens in downtown Howell  Livingston Daily

A dire wolf has arrived in downtown Howell and, yes, it howls (pun intended). Howell native Kyle Hearn opened a comic book store and gaming store Friday and ...

Rotary Club honors Deering as Teacher of the Year  Petoskey News-Review

Tracy Deering took a roundabout way into education. Before becoming a Petoskey Middle School language arts teacher, Deering was a stay-at-home mom to ...

Students make chandelier for high school  Livingston Daily

Howell High School students create a chandelier to be placed in high school commons.

Benefit To Assist Lakeland HS Senior Following Family Tragedy  WHMI

A benefit is being hosted to honor local high school senior's dream after a tragic accident. Ryan Wismer is a Lakeland High School senior whose dream of ...

Gymnastics center jumps to Howell  Livingston Daily

Howell is now the heart\u00a0of gymnastics in Livingston County.

Howell student charged with terrorism moves toward trial  Livingston Daily

Sarah Hiler is charged with making a terrorism threat and using a computer to commit the crime.

Eager Road bridge repair delayed, traffic signal considered  Livingston Daily

The Eager Road bridge north of M-59 that has been closed since October 2015 could remain closed until next year. The goal was to replace the bridge in a ...

March For Our Lives in Ann Arbor to join national protest of gun violence

Ann Arbor will join cities around the world in hosting a March For Our Lives event on Saturday, March 24, to protest gun violence and mass shootings.

Zemper left legacy as a combat photographer, Howell stalwart  Livingston Daily

Duane "Zemp" Zemper may be gone from this world, but his friends will make sure he is never forgotten in Howell. He passed away in July at the age of 96.

Stoner comedy 'High School,' filmed in Howell, gets rave reviews at Sundance

"High School," a comedy starring Adrien Brody, Michael Chiklis and Matt Bush undoubtedly deserves every "outrageous" adjective thrown its way by reviewers.

WHMI 93.5 Local News : Overpass Reconstruction Will Again Close Westbound I-96  WHMI

Another full freeway closure is planned on westbound I-96 tonight, resulting in detours and possibly delays tonight in the Brighton area. The Michigan ...

Uptown coffee owner 'surprised' by national attention  Livingston Daily

Foursquare recognizes downtown Howell's Uptown Coffeehouse.

Michigan Challenge Balloonfest: 3 new things to do  Livingston Daily

The Michigan Challenge Balloonfest celebrates its 32nd anniversary this coming weekend.

Michigan's 60 largest high schools in 2016-17 and their demographics

Below is a list of Michigan's 60 largest high schools, based on fall 2016 student counts recently posted on the state website,

A guide to the upcoming school year  Livingston Daily

Back to school: Check out what changes are coming to your district.

Student Wins Free-Speech Lawsuit Against Teacher  CBS Local

A Michigan teacher who kicked a student out of class after the teen made a comment against homosexuality during a high school anti-bullying day was ordered ...

9/11 memorial service about 'What this country can be,' fire chief says  Livingston Daily

On Tuesday, the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, Brighton fire officials will host a community memorial event.

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