ON THIS DATE
A collection of key stories by Durand Now and local events from throughout our history beginning September 1st 2012.

October 30th:
[2015] Overnight Train Derailment Will Have Crossing Closed Throughout the Day

October 29th:
[2015] When Elderly Vernon Couple Was Faced With Losing Their Home, Neighbors Stepped In

October 28th:
[2015] New Book By Elizabeth Wehman Set In Durand

October 27th:
[2015] Canute on Landing on Roof: "Maybe That's Where I Was Supposed to Go"

October 26th:
[2015] Car Driven By Former Durand Mayor Ends Up On Roof After Freeway Crash

October 23rd:
[2015] Durand Church Changes Name to Reflect Community, Heritage, Belief in Christ

October 21st:
[2014] State of the Site 2014

[2013] Durand Fire Department: Fire Truck, Car For Sale

October 19th:
[2013] Professional Dog Grooming Coming to Durand; Doggie Depot Salon Opens Monday

October 17th:
[2015] Popular Radio Morning Show to Broadcast Live from Stomping Grounds in Durand

October 11th:
[2013] Local Businessman, Chamber President Passes

October 10th:
[2013] 'Flint's Best Rock' Documentary Now Part of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

October 9th:
[2016] The Durand Now Story

[2012] Creator of Durand Little Leagues Dies

October 8th:
[2016] Smile FM Spotlights Durand During Fall "Fundrive" Broadcast

October 7th:
[2016] GALLERY: Operation Freedom

[2012] State of the Site: September 2012

[2012] Durand Now Viral; Over One Million Views

October 6th:
[2016] No Creepy Clowns In Durand

October 4th:
[2016] Open Letter to Craig McCrumb Regarding the Story About Creepy Clowns

[2012] A Message to the Team

October 3rd:
[2016] Creepy Clowns In Durand

[2015] Optimist Park Softball Field to be Named for Former Local Civic Leaders

[2012] Byron Fire Ruled Arson

October 1st:
[2013]: Founder of DurandNOW.com at Rotary

[2012] GALLERY: Byron Fire

[2012] Fire Destroys Historic Byron Buildings

September 30th:
[2013] Ben Franklin to Close, 'Going Out of Business' Signs Posted

September 27th:
[2015] Magical Disney-Themed Homecoming Week Begins With DurandNow.com Logo Tweak

September 25th:
[2013] Longtime Owner of Ben Franklin Store In Durand, Richard Anderson, Passes

September 23rd:
[2013] Monday Morning Exclusive: 10 Questions With Bonnie Emmerling

September 22nd:
[2013] Authorities Investigate Stolen Knaggs Bridge Marker

September 20th:
[2015] Webcor Packaging Breaks Ground on New Warehousing Facility in Durand

September 19th:
[2012] Gallery Becomes Safety PSA

September 12th:
[2014] Heroes Helping Heroes: On This Day In 2001 Durand Firefighters Left for New York City

September 11th:
[2014] VIDEO: Meet Durand's First Girls Golf Team

September 9th:
[2016] Packed Smokehouse -- Durand's New Joint Makes Big BBQ Splash Opening Weekend

[2012] Week 1: Hundreds View DurandNOW.com

September 8th:
[2014] Kathy's School of Dance to Open Former Ben Franklin Location Next Week

September 6th:
[2016] Durand Football Operation Freedom Kickoff Set for Saturday With Jersey Auction at VFW

[2012] Cantu's Hearse Through Durand Today

September 5th:
[2012] Double Loss for Soccer at Goodrich
The first-ever Durand High School sports story posted following the launch of DurandNow.com.  At this time, sports stories were posted as entries in a feed, not as individual pages.

September 4th:
[2015] New Radio Station 103.1 WOAP Is On The Air

[2014] Itchi-Bon Uptown Bakery Announces Closing

September 2nd:
[2017] 800 Show Up for Saturday Night Party With Veteran Local Rockers

[2012] Cruisin' Into A Long, Hot Holiday
The first-ever story posted following the launch of DurandNow.com was a story about Durand's End of Summer Cruisin' car show.

September 1st:
[2012] End of Summer Cruisin' Rolls In Today
The story that appeared on the front page of DurandNow.com upon its launch was a story about Durand's End of Summer Cruisin' car show.  The show had since wrapped and the front page was updated shortly after.

[2012] DurandNOW.com - A News + Entertainment Site for Durand, Michigan launches
Durand Now goes live at 11:33pm on Saturday September 1st 2012.  There is no known archive of the first-ever front page of Durand Now, but an archive of the February 22nd 2013 front page contains the original Durand Now front page design.  It can be viewed here.

August 28th:
[2012] Krol Purchases 103.9 The Fox Radio
Serving Durand, Bancroft, Lennon, Byron, Gaines, Swartz Creek and Railfans everywhere for 5 years!