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FUNERAL SATURDAY FOR 2015 DURAND GRAD KILLED IN WEEKEND CRASH
Evan Gardner Was On Motorcycle When Struck By SUV
Updated at 4:35pm 9/21/17 - Posted by Durand Now at 9:28pm 9/19/17
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Evan Stuart Gardner, a 2015 Durand graduate, passed away on Sunday as the result of a motorcycle accident.  The Detroit Free Press reports the Harrison Township crash happened at 5:50pm.  Gardner, whose motorcycle had the right of way, was struck by a Chevy Traverse.  Three teens in the vehicle had recently departed a L'Anse Creuse High School band practice.  They were not injured.

Gardner was pronounced dead at the scene.  He was 21 years old.

Funeral services will be held this Saturday at 11am at Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes, Durand Chapel,  Pastor Eric Johnson will officiate. 

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GALLERY: HOMECOMING 2017
Railroaders Play Tough But Come Up Short; Spirit Winners, Royalty Revealed
Posted by Durand Now at 2:34pm 9/23/17
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There was no score after the first quarter and the Railroaders managed to keep Mt. Morris off the board until just before halftime.  At the half, it was Mt. Morris Panthers 6 and Durand Railroaders 0. 

Homecoming halftime festivities commenced, with the reveal of the spirit point winning class and the float winning class, and the crowning of the Queen and King.  Well, actually, no...

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