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These are the hottest stories and sections on Durand Now from September 20th to September 24th 2017!
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.

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OWEN'S 1984 APRIL FOOLS PRANK THAT MAY SOON BECOME REALITY
Project Tim: The Durand Express "Most Talked About" Story of A New Factory Coming to Town Was Meant To Be Joke, But Not Everybody Laughed -- Now, More Than Thirty Years Later, A Factory May Really Be Coming
Posted by Durand Now at 10:37am 9/20/17
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We asked the late Owen Rood, longtime publisher of The Durand Express, if there was a story from his time at the paper that he could call "the most talked about."  He took us straight back to 1984.

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GALLERY: HOMECOMING PARADE 2017
40 Photos -- One Hot Parade!
Posted by Durand Now at 11:33pm 9/22/17
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Temperatures soared above 90 degrees on an unseasonably hot September Friday afternoon that brought Durand superfans to our downtown streets for the 2017 Homecoming parade.  See the Durand Now collection of photos here!

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