“Do you see over yonder, friend Sancho, thirty or forty hulking giants? I intend to do battle with them and slay them.”

— Don Quixote

editorial team

Flint residents organize to learn, voice concerns over water crisis settlement

Flint, MI– Flint residents gathered on a Zoom call Jan. 22 to discuss Judge Judith Levy’s decision to preliminarily approve the $641.25 million water settlement, and prepare to take further action in voicing their concerns about it.  Pastor Monica Villarreal of Salem Lutheran Church, who is also community organizer with Michigan United, presented a PowerPoint […]

Flint-area teacher publishes children’s book featuring a young Elvis Presley

Mt. Morris Twp., MI—Before he became “the King” Elvis Presley was a normal kid.  Well, not normal in the conventional sense, but he, like all children, experienced failure—and he didn’t let it stop him.  In his new book, “Elvis and the Talent Show,” Charles Weaver, a 5th grade teacher at Westwood Heights schools, uses a real-life event in […]

MTA Flint bus rides are free on Sundays and $1 until March

Flint, MI—Flint Metropolitan Transportation Authority has extended its temporary fare reduction and free Sunday ride offerings until Mar. 1.  Primary, peak period, and fixed route fares have been reduced from $1.75 to $1. Demand response and Your Ride fares have been reduced from $3.50 to $2.  Customers can also purchase primary route monthly passes for […]

Flint School Board votes for hybrid, in-person learning starting Feb. 22

Flint, MI—Flint students will have the option to return to their classrooms or remain online starting Feb. 22 after school board members voted to approve hybrid learning plan at Wednesday night’s board meeting.  The vote comes after Governor Gretchen Whitmer set a statewide goal for all districts to offer in-person learning no later than March […]