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Good Morning Hartland

Check out the weather, fuel prices and more for March 19, 2012.

It's Monday and today's quote comes from Cheryl Renee Grossman:

I dream, therefore I become.
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 members of the Girl Scouts from last week's 100th Birthday celebration. 

1. The weather

There may be some patchy fog before 10am, according to the National Weather Service. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 78. 

2. Fuel prices

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

  • : $3.99
  • Shell: $4.15
  • Mobil: $3.99
  • Lowest price at in Highland: $3.82 at Citgo S Milford Rd near Watkins Blvd.
  • Lowest price in the Fenton area: $3.93 at the Marathon station at Silver Lake and Lincoln.
  • Lowest price in the Brighton area: $3.88 at Costco at 6700 Whitmore Lake Rd.

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

3. Thespian Troupe Missing Wizard of Oz Sign

The Hartland High School Thespian Troupe is missing a hand-painted sign done by a parent volunteer of a flying monkey that was set out to promote their upcoming Wizard of Oz play. The sign was on the corner of Hartland Rd & Dunham. The sign was seen last night as the group left practice at 6:30 but was reported missing this morning and they are asking for the sign to be returned. 

4. Bus Drivers Raise $499 for Special Olympics

The Hartland Consolidated Schools bus drivers raised $499 for Special Olympics during the Polar Bear Plunge in Brighton in February, according to a story from the Press & Argus.

5. Hartland trivia

Congrats to Stefanie Furge for correctly answering Friday's question — In honor of St. Patrick's Day, what musical entertainment group will perform Saturday at O'Malley's Irish Pub? Answer: Ben & Jeremy

Monday's question: What year was the Hartland Area Fire Dept. founded?

Jacqi Schaller March 19, 2012 at 10:17 AM
1928
Tatum L. Ryan March 19, 2012 at 11:06 AM
I'm sorry, Jacqi- that is incorrect!
Michelle Bernardin March 19, 2012 at 11:37 AM
1927
Tatum L. Ryan March 19, 2012 at 12:13 PM
Yes, Michelle- that is correct! Thanks for playing! (:

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