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Six candidates want to sit on Woodhaven-Brownstown school board, but only four seats available  Southgate News Herald

Four seats are up for grabs in the Woodhaven-Brownstown Board of Education race, but six candidates want a seat.

All students in Woodhaven-Brownstown will have longer days next school year  Southgate News Herald

In keeping with state requirements for instruction time, the Woodhaven-Brownstown School District has added two days to the school calendar for the 2018-19 ...

Schools in Woodhaven-Brownstown district upgraded over summer  Southgate News Herald

Updated and upgraded. Schools in the Woodhaven-Brownstown School District underwent some extensive sprucing over the summer and will have upgraded ...

Woodhaven-Brownstown School District closed  WXYZ Detroit

UPDATE: Authorities arrested a 16-year-old female Woodhaven High School student late Friday night for the threat posted to social media yesterday, according ...

A season of monsters continues as Woodhaven High School Theatre Company presents 'Little Shop of Horrors'  Southgate News Herald

Continuing its season of monsters, the Woodhaven High School Theatre Company turns enviably and humorously green with the campy, cult-classic Howard ...

Student arrested in false threat against Woodhaven High School  Monroe Evening News

See earlier report: Woodhaven-Brownstown Schools closed today because of 'safety concern'. WOODHAVEN — A 16-year-old female student at Woodhaven ...

Downriver police, school leaders sound off on notion of arming teachers to protect students  Southgate News Herald

“Armed and dangerous?” Some are questioning whether that phrase could not only refer to a school shooter, but also to a teacher in an active school shooter ...

2018 Academic All-Stars: Woodhaven High School | News  Southgate News Herald

Cole Robbins. Class standing: First. GPA: 4.155116. Parents: Chuck and Kelly Robbins. Activities: Quiz Bowl, Cyberpatriot, Link Crew. College plans: University ...

Downriver students meet families of local opioid deaths to share message to keep more from dying  Southgate News Herald

Opioids continue to kill people at alarming rates and some Downriver high school students recently got to meet face-to-face with the surviving family members of ...

Woodhaven baseball holds off Saline for first-ever regional title  Southgate News Herald

Heading into the month of June, the showcase at Woodhaven High School was without a postseason baseball trophy.

Woodhaven boys' tennis wins Fall Quad championship | MIPrepZone  Southgate News Herald

The host Warriors dominated their way to a championship on Saturday at the Woodhaven Fall Quad.

2017 Academic All-Stars: Woodhaven High School | News  Southgate News Herald

Here are the 2017 Top 10 graduating seniors from Woodhaven High School:

Woodhaven police resource officer building relationships, ready to confront trouble  Southgate News Herald

Patrick Henry Middle School has someone walking its halls on a daily basis who some students haven't seen before — an armed police officer. He's trained to ...

Three Woodhaven-Brownstown educators honored for their leadership, professionalism and passion  Southgate News Herald

Three Woodhaven-Brownstown School District educators have been recognized for their work by three different organizations.

Woodhaven High School teacher investigated for sexting, touching her students  Fox 2 Detroit

BROWNSTOWN, Mich. (WJBK) - Graduation underway Tuesday at Brownstown Woodhaven High School. But that celebration is overshadowed by the ...

Woodhaven High School teacher accused of sexting 2 students...  WDIV Detroit

A Woodhaven High School teacher who has been accused of inappropriate contact with two students resigned from the Woodhaven Brownstown School District ...

Undercover police officers in four Downriver cities doing critical work with new Strike Force  Southgate News Herald

They work in silence, but the success of their operations is too significant to ignore.

Staff, students in shock over Woodhaven High School teacher's death  Southgate News Herald

WOODHAVEN — Many students and staff in the Woodhaven-Brownstown School District are grieving after learning a popular teacher/coach has died.

Woodhaven-Brownstown's new early/middle college program offers free tuition, books and supplies  Southgate News Herald

Nearly 50 students now are members of the first class of the Woodhaven-Brownstown School District's new early/middle college program.

Renovations underway in Brownstown's most popular 'neighborhood' — Safety Town  Southgate News Herald

New shingles are going up and renovations are being made to a cluster of houses that have become the preferred neighborhood for children throughout ...

Woodhaven teacher who allegedly touched one boy, sexted another resigns  Southgate News Herald

A Woodhaven High School teacher accused of inappropriately touching the genitals of one student through his pants and sexting another student has resigned.

The News-Herald honors its 2018 Academic All-Stars  Southgate News Herald

The News-Herald's 2018 Academic All-Stars honors 252 of Downriver's best and brightest high school graduates. All Downriver high schools were invited to ...

Brownstown Township working to help Woodhaven High School robotics team head to world championship competition  Southgate News Herald

Their name may be somewhat intimidating, but their objective is all good.

Rev'd Up Fun to open its jam-packed entertainment center Monday in Woodhaven  Southgate News Herald

The transformation is complete. After months of construction, the aisles, floors and walls of the former 30,000-square-foot Woodhaven Kmart building have ...

Winner to take $40000 or Camaro as top prize in Woodhaven-Brownstown Rotary drawing  Southgate News Herald

Members of the Woodhaven-Brownstown Rotary Club are revving up a lot of interest in a fundraiser planned to have someone sitting pretty in a new Chevrolet ...

Water donations pouring in to Flint residents from township, Woodhaven-Brownstown School District  Southgate News Herald

Flint is nowhere in the vicinity of the Woodhaven-Brownstown School District, but employees and students are committed to going the extra mile to help the city ...

Advantage One Credit Union awards three academic scholarships

BROWNSTOWN, MI (May 22, 2018) — Advantage One Credit Union awards three local area students with academic scholarships. Each student received a ...

WOODHAVEN-BROWNSTOWN: Three candidates looking to fill two seats on Board of Education  Southgate News Herald

WOODHAVEN — Voters in the Woodhaven-Brownstown School District will see three candidates vying for two four-year terms on the Board of Education in ...

Kiwanis, Apple for Ryan and numerous schools team to collect, deliver 7000 pounds of food  Southgate News Herald

Ryan Sergent died 20 years ago, but his memory and spirit of giving remains a call to action for many. The Woodhaven Kiwanis Club has continued to celebrate ...

Former Woodhaven Kmart being turned into a 'Rev'd Up Fun' center for families  Southgate News Herald

What has sat as a vacant shell for the past few years is about to be turned into a whole lot of fun for children and their families, according to.

Woodhaven High school athletic field gets nearly $500000 upgrade  Southgate News Herald

The Woodhaven High School Warriors will be going to battle on a new field beginning in the fall.

Downriver students learn about leadership at state conference  Southgate News Herald

Grand Rapids became a spring break destination for more than 1800 high school student leaders from across Michigan who warmed to their peers' *service* ...

'Detroit Diamond' to premier at Cleveland International Film Festival  Southgate News Herald

Local filmmakers Mohamed “Hamoody” Jaafar and Joe Vinson will premier their latest live action short film, “Detroit Diamond,” at the Academy Award-qualifying ...

New additions, building upgrades and more part of summer construction work in school districts  Southgate News Herald

As school doors prepare to open this week for most districts some staff and students will not be returning to the same old walls and halls they left back in.

Former Woodhaven High School grad, family heartbroken after crash that killed mother  Southgate News Herald

Nathan Cottrell is at a loss. He and his two sisters are taking life day by day as they mourn the loss of their mother, Danette Robertson, 40. Cottrell's voice is still a ...

Woodhaven boy's tennis wins Jim Hadley Hall of Fame Tournament  Southgate News Herald

Woodhaven came away with the championship on Saturday in Dearborn at the annual Jim Hadley Hall of Fame Tournament.

Brownstown to launch Holiday Night festival Dec. 1  Monroe Evening News

The first “campus-wide celebration” will include visits with Santa Claus, ice carvings, caroling and fireworks. “A Holiday Night in Brownstown,” a campuswide ...

Heres where to vote Nov. 6 in Monroe County  Bedford Now

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 6. If you need to check your precinct number, go to Here's when and where to vote in ...

Field of top athletes, coach inducted into Woodhaven's first Hall of Fame  Southgate News Herald

They walked the halls of Woodhaven High School and went on to pursue their respective dreams. But, before they left, each one of them made sure to do one ...

Woodhaven teacher under investigation for alleged inappropriate behavior with two boys  Southgate News Herald

Police and school officials have launched investigations involving a 36-year-old teacher and her alleged inappropriate conduct with two 17-year-old boys at ...

Woodhaven teen worries about hungry kids, collects more than 3100 boxes of breakfast cereal  Southgate News Herald

Nicole Garland 17, isn't one of those students who has to depend on getting her meals while she is at school because there is little to nothing to eat at.

Former Woodhaven High School dance coach bound to stand trial for embezzlement  Southgate News Herald

WOODHAVEN — A former high school dance dance coach was bound over for trial Wednesday in 33rd District Court on an embezzlement charge.

Advantage One Credit Union awards three scholarships | Downriver Life  Southgate News Herald

Advantage One Credit Union awarded three area students with academic scholarships worth $2500 each. They were selected based on an essay competition ...

Downriver high school teams with offensive Native American logos could face penalty  Southgate News Herald

Local teams that refuse to remove Native American mascots and logos could soon face a penalty, but the key word is “offensive.”

BROWNSTOWN TWP.: Father of suicide victim tells his story to high school (with video)  Southgate News Herald

BROWNSTOWN TWP. — Jeff Edwards came to Woodhaven High School recently not to talk about what people see when they watch his presentation, but to ...

WOODHAVEN: 17-year-old dies after running in front of semitruck on I-75 (updated 10 p.m.)  Southgate News Herald

WOODHAVEN — A 17-year-old committed suicide early Saturday by running out in front of a semitruck on southbound I-75 near Van Horn, police said.

Clothing giveaway held for Woodhaven students, families in need  Southgate News Herald

Students attending the Woodhaven-Brownstown School District and their families are invited to attend a clothing giveaway organized by Woodhaven DECA in ...

Downriver high schools celebrate 2017 homecomings | News  Southgate News Herald

The News-Herald is photographing Downriver high school homecoming dances this year.

Four new troopers assigned to Monroe post  Monroe Evening News

The recent graduates of the 134th Trooper Recruit School at Michigan State Police include four officers who are being assigned to the Monroe post. Trooper ...

WOODHAVEN: Dance team turns in top performance | Sports  Southgate News Herald

WOODHAVEN — There is nothing 10 dancers at Woodhaven High School like more than facing the music.

Carlson High School Principal William Stevenson to close book on 42-year career  Southgate News Herald

When the final bell tolls at Carlson High School this year, it will mark a milestone for William Stevenson. After more than 41 years as an instructor and ...

WOODHAVEN: School district practices emergency response with mock boiler explosion (with video)  Southgate News Herald

WOODHAVEN — Mock disaster drills primarily are held for one critical reason, and that is the notion that one day a disaster won't be staged — it might be all.

Woodhaven High School students 'turn school yellow' to heighten suicide prevention awareness  Southgate News Herald

The color yellow often represents rays of sunshine, happiness and hope.

Downriver high school students building successful businesses between classes, homework  Southgate News Herald

Few people have their career choices set in stone upon leaving high school, but an entrepreneurial spirit set in early for two Downriver teens who already were ...

Woodhaven student scores points with promposal at Joe Louis Arena with help of Red Wings  Southgate News Herald

He shoots, he scores. Noah Mendez, 18, has had a few epic fails over the years trying to surprise his girlfriend at various times, but by pulling off his recent ...

Ida Public Schools eyes new building  Monroe Evening News

Ida Public Schools is another step closer to constructing a new building to replace its elementary school.

What's Going On Downriver | Downriver Life  Southgate News Herald

What's Going On is a listing of activities taking place throughout the Downriver community. To submit an event, send an email to ...

Downriver high schools celebrate 2017 proms | News  Southgate News Herald

The News-Herald is photographing Downriver high school proms this year.

Kiwanis Club of Woodhaven honors students at Youth Citizenship Awards  Southgate News Herald

WOODHAVEN — The Kiwanis Club of Woodhaven recently honored students of each school in both the Woodhaven-Brownstown and Gibraltar School Districts ...

Children build strength, help special needs peers get active with Strength 4 A Cause  Southgate News Herald

Recently formed Strength 4 A Cause is helping local children build strength, speed and agility while raising funds to help their special needs peers pursue active ...

Teens bring fresh perspective, computer savvy to Grosse Ile elections  Southgate News Herald

They may be too young to vote, but they're old enough to serve as election workers. Over the past few years voters in Grosse Ile Township have become ...

Woodhaven teen told NBA player, girlfriend may have split, she could be 'no show' for prom date  Southgate News Herald

It started as a fun joke, grew into an Internet sensation and Thursday will materialize into one of the biggest events in Woodhaven High School prom history.

Woodhaven seniors will parade through former elementary schools in caps and gowns  Southgate News Herald

To many of them, it seems like it was just yesterday.

Battle of the Bands in the 2017 America's Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit

Here are the Marching Bands in "America's Thanksgiving Parade." Voting starts at 6 a.m. Thanksgiving morning and runs until 11 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26. You can ...

The News-Herald honors its 2017 Academic All-Stars  Southgate News Herald

The News-Herald's 2017 Academic All-Stars honors 230 of Downriver's best and brightest high school graduates. All Downriver high schools were invited to ...

BROWNSTOWN TWP.: Fire Department hires four men | News  Southgate News Herald

BROWNSTOWN TWP. — Four full-time firefighters/paramedics were introduced to the township Board of Trustees on Monday, increasing the number of ...

Twice-fired Rockwood police officer faces charges of criminal sexual conduct with prisoner

One thing is known: Rockwood Police Officer Christian Zieminski, 33, of Rockwood has been charged with sex crimes against a prisoner.

9 things to know about the recent Michigan road construction work stoppages  Southgate News Herald

Stoppages at road construction sites around Michigan started happening earlier this month, and are expected to continue for the foreseeable future.

Build Your Own Burrito brings tasty family recipes to Flat Rock  Southgate News Herald

Two brothers from a family of food business owners wanted to break out of the typical sit-down Mexican restaurant rut and bring something new to Flat Rock.

Sheriff's office replacing Raptor with drone - News  Monroe Evening News

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is retiring its military surplus helicopter, Raptor, and replacing it with an unmanned drone no larger than about two pounds.

Repairs being made to natural gas line on S. Monroe St.  Monroe Evening News

S. Monroe St. near Michigan Bar and Grill was closed for about two hours Friday in the aftermath of a break on a 2-inch gas *service* line.

Stewart's TD in final seconds launches Gibraltar Carlson past Woodhaven  Southgate News Herald

Brandon Stewart knew what was at stake and embraced the pressure. With only 6 seconds remaining and Gibraltar Carlson one yard shy of a game-winning ...

Downriver students, Southgate mayor in awe witnessing transfer of power at inauguration  Southgate News Herald

When the presidential inauguration got underway Jan. 20, millions watched from afar, but not several teachers, students and at least one city official from the ...

Woodhaven senior goes stag to prom after NBA pro, ex-girlfriend back out of promised date day of event  Southgate News Herald

It's a prom disappointment of epic proportions. Not only did Sacramento Kings guard Nik Stauskas and his ex-girlfriend not show up to a Woodhaven High ...

From the Front Row: Snow White and Tracy Turnblad overcome bullies, find romance  Southgate News Herald

From a fairy tale kingdom to a 1960s-era TV dance show, heroines find self-esteem and romance amid show tunes and dance numbers this weekend and next ...

Macomb County consultant pleads guilty in Wayne County Airport Authority scandal  Southgate News Herald

The owner of a Macomb County consulting firm pleaded guilty Tuesday to covering up a contractor's scheme to defraud the Wayne County Airport Authority of ...

Riverview Hall of Fame awards $20900 in scholarships to 16 students  Southgate News Herald

With college tuition and other post-secondary education expenses rising every year, graduating seniors welcome any financial assistance they can get.

Melvindale middle school students showcase fitness game they created at national competition  Southgate News Herald

Sitting in front of a laptop loaded with microcontroller programming software, Orlando De Jesus, a seventh-grader at Melvindale's Strong Middle School, pointed ...

Road Watch: Work to start on Douglas, Jackman  Monroe Evening News

The Monroe County Road Commission has announced its projects for the week of Aug. 20.

EDITORIALS: No jail time for twice-fired cop shocking to community  Southgate News Herald

A Wayne County Circuit Court judge sentenced former Rockwood police Officer Christian Zieminski to two years' probation last week after he pleaded guilty to ...

Riverview girls' soccer edges rival Grosse Ile; ends Red Devils' Huron League winning streak  Southgate News Herald

Heading into Wednesday night at Riverview, Grosse Ile had won 39 consecutive Huron League games and had played 87 league contests without a defeat.

Rockwood police will increase patrols, give candy from cars to trick-or-treaters  Southgate News Herald

Rockwood police will increase its patrols around the city Wednesday night to make sure all the spirits venturing around town are happy and safe ones.

DETROIT: Rockwood officer gets probation, not jail time, for failing to uphold law  Southgate News Herald

DETROIT — A former police officer will not serve any jail time after being accused of having inappropriate contact with a female prisoner.

Wahlburgers to open in Taylor; Will be built where Big Boy currently sits  Southgate News Herald

While visiting his restaurant in Detroit near the Greektown Casino, Mark Wahlberg announced an expansion to Taylor for his burger chain Wahlburgers.

Biz buzzes | Business  Southgate News Herald

Cutting the ribbon at Little Rizers Learning Center are Southgate Councilwomen Karen George (left) and Patricia Ganzberger; Hannah Amos, child care director ...

Marine combat veteran kills 12 in California bar shooting  Monroe Evening News

The killer was identified as 28-year-old Ian David Long, a former machine gunner and decorated veteran of the war in Afghanistan who was interviewed by ...

Families remember Raisinville crash victims 20 years later  The Daily Telegram

When Delta Comair Flight 3272 crashed in Raisinville Township 20 years ago, many of the passengers on board were members of the auto industry planning to ...

River Rouge runs past Chelsea for 4th consecutive district title  Southgate News Herald

Despite having reached the playoffs in each of the last eight seasons, River Rouge Coach Corey Parker considers his Panthers team the “new kids on the block ...

Multiple fire departments sent to blaze on N. Custer Road  Monroe Evening News

N. Custer near Doty Road and N. Raisinville Road is closed while first responders are on scene.

Victim found in ditch identified  Monroe Evening News

The man whose body was found in a LaSalle ditch has been identified as 30-year-old Michael Edward Rice and officials believe his death could be drug-related.

Courthouse security constantly evaluated  Monroe Evening News

Maj. Troy Goodnough, jail administrator with the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, said all inmates who are transported to the court rooms are in shackles.

Lincoln Park Goodfellows expecting record number of applicants seeking assistance this year  Southgate News Herald

The Lincoln Park Goodfellows are planning to help out hundreds of area residents this year.

WYANDOTTE: Police say Riverview man took taxi to rob Circle K, then beat up driver (VIDEO)  Southgate News Herald

WYANDOTTE — A 20-year-old Riverview man is accused of robbing a convenience store, and then beating up the taxi driver who drove him there.

New lounge at Metro Airport will offer place of comfort for military travelers  Southgate News Herald

With consideration for those in the military at heart, a lounge is being established to accommodate armed *service* travelers at Detroit Metropolitan Airport.

Annual Oakwood nursing conference brings new ideas to health care system  Southgate News Herald

About 300 nurses of every specialty from Oakwood, Beaumont and Botsford hospitals gathered Thursday at Crystal Gardens for the 11th annual Oakwood ...

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