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Good Morning Hartland

Check out the weather, fuel prices and more for March 7, 2012.

It's Wednesday and today's quote comes from Bob Hope:

People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy.
Here are some tidbits of news and information that we hope you'll find useful or entertaining. Please also don't miss our video greeting (at right) from the staff of Round Elementary.

1. The weather

It will be partly sunny, with a high near 62, according to the National Weather Service

2. Fuel prices

Here's a quick daily survey of the regular per-gallon price, according to gasbuddy.com —

  • : $3.99
  • Shell: $4.07
  • Mobil: $3.99
  • Lowest price at in Highland: $3.87 at Citgo S Milford Rd near Watkins Blvd.
  • Lowest price in the Fenton area: $3.84 at the Marathon station at Silver Lake and Lincoln.
  • Lowest price in the Brighton area: $3.84 at Costco at 6700 Whitmore Lake Rd.

We also offer searchable and real-time traffic and fuel prices via Mapquest on our homepage.

3. First Ever St. Practice Day Coming this Thursday

The Hartland Chamber is hosting the first-ever St. Practice Day to get ready for St. Patrick's Day. The event will be held at and will feature live music - Dragon Wagon - Irish food, beer & wine tasting, networking, 50/50 raffles, Chamber members hosting tables to present their business, etc. The event will benefit the Chamber & St. Baldrick's for kid's fighting cancer. The community is welcome and tickets can be purchased on our website at hartlandchamber.org.

4. Midas the therapy dog dies 

Midas, the therapy dog, died of lung cancer on Wednesday at age 7 after five years of serving the Livingston County community, according to the Press & Argus. Midas volunteered at several local schools, libraries, senior homes, and hospitals, notably St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital in Howell.

5. Hartland trivia

Congrats to "Not Lazy" for correctly answering Friday's question — Where was the first meeting of the Hartland Area Historical Society held on September 10, 1970? Answer: Sally Thomas Antique Shop

Wednesday's question: What were the names of J. Robert and Fanny Crouse's six children?

NotLazy March 07, 2012 at 12:05 PM
Doris, Alma, John, Heinie, Bill, and Mary
Linda Bowen March 07, 2012 at 12:06 PM
Doris, Alma, Bob, Mary, Henry and Bill. The Waldenwoods website has an excellent Crouse timeline for any history buffs out there. :)
NotLazy March 07, 2012 at 12:06 PM
Heinie, AKA Henry...
NotLazy March 07, 2012 at 12:10 PM
Linda, it came down to the wire....(:
Stefanie Furge March 07, 2012 at 12:12 PM
Darn! It took me too long to find all of them and you beat me to it!
Tatum L. Ryan March 07, 2012 at 12:13 PM
Yes! You are both right... NotLazy beat you by a minute Linda! Good job to both of you!
Linda Bowen March 07, 2012 at 12:14 PM
So I'm guessing "Bob" and "John" are the same son, yes?
Linda Bowen March 07, 2012 at 12:15 PM
And did they seriously call their son "Heinie"? Yes, I am endlessly fascinated by this stuff, Tatum...;-)
NotLazy March 07, 2012 at 12:22 PM
I was wondering why it was taking so long to download the PDF......
Tatum L. Ryan March 07, 2012 at 12:26 PM
LOL! Yes- I think they really did call him Heinie from what I've see (: and yes- John/Bob- (John Robert) same son!

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