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Good Morning Hartland

Check out the weather, fuel prices and more for April 12, 2012.

It's Thursday and today's quote of the day comes from Ralph Waldo Emerson:

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

Here are some tidbits of news and information that we hope you'll find useful or entertaining. 

1. The weather

Today will be sunny with a high near 53, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight will be mostly clear with a low around 33.

2. Fuel prices

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

  • : $3.79
  • Mobil: $3.79
  • Shell: $3.98
  • Lowest price at in Highland: $3.62 at Citgo at S. Milford Road and Watkins Boulevard.
  • Lowest price in the Fenton area: $3.69 at the Clark station at Leroy and 3rd streets.
  • Lowest price in the Brighton area: $3.77 at Costco at 6700 Whitmore Lake Rd. and BP at 9400 Lee Road.

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

3. New HAYAA baseball team 

New this year, the Hartland Area Youth Athletic Association is forming a 15-16 boys team and is looking for players.  To register, go to hayaasports.com/baseball/store and click "Boys 15-16 Registration." The team is forming now, so sign up today! For more info, go to hayaasports.com.

4. Open swim at Hartland High School

With students out for spring break, residents can take advantage of  pool for from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost is $5.

5. Hartland trivia

Congratulations to  for correctly identifying . If you know where today's picture was taken, answer in comments.

Heidi April 12, 2012 at 10:56 AM
Either Round or Village playground.
Todd April 12, 2012 at 11:48 AM
Playground behind Lakes Elementary
Stefanie Furge April 12, 2012 at 12:22 PM
Lakes Elementary
Jessica Nunez April 12, 2012 at 01:02 PM
Todd, you gave the correct answer first! Yes, it's the playground at Lakes Elementary. Thanks for playing!
Stefanie Furge April 12, 2012 at 01:04 PM
Jessica...don't you think it's weird that we all posted at exactly 8:58? That's because we didn't. I posted at 8:22...someone how all of the posts that are "in cue" are being pulled up at once.
Jessica Nunez April 12, 2012 at 01:13 PM
Hi Stephanie, there was a problem with the comments again this morning and I had to manually approve them all. So even though they all came through at the same time, I can see when everyone ACTUALLY posted when I approve them. We are hoping the problem gets fixed soon!
Heidi April 12, 2012 at 02:23 PM
Recall! recall! Make it a 3-way tie! :)
Stefanie Furge April 12, 2012 at 02:26 PM
LOL Heidi! Just curious, does every comment have to be approved now?
Jessica Nunez April 12, 2012 at 03:05 PM
Nope! It is definitely not supposed to work this way. We have people working on fixing it. We want your comments to come through automatically, just as they're doing now. It was just those first three comments I had to approve manually.
Heidi April 12, 2012 at 03:48 PM
I was curious about the whole approval thing too. We're already signed in. I'm guessing it's like the 3 second delay in live TV (thanks to Janet Jackson) so there are no wardrobe malfunctions.

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