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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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Durand Fire Department Brings Fall Fest to Downtown "People Spot"
Posted by Durand Now at 7:24pm 9/25/17
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The Durand Fire Department brings back a free family event to usher Autumn into downtown Durand.  The Durand Fall Fest will take place on Saturday, September 30th, at the "People Spot," on Clinton Street, just outside Stomping Grounds Coffee Shop.

From 11am to 3pm, enjoy free apple cider and donuts, chalk drawing and pumpkin painting and touch-a-truck with Durand Fire Department. 

There will also be a special movie screening.