Durand Now
Season 3 Episode 1: The Chair

Season 3 Episode 1: The Chair

January 24, 2020

Two years ago Josh Strickland purchased an antique chair that purportedly spent decades in the old Owosso Post Office.  Today a photo was shared in the Historic Owosso Facebook group.  In the photo, a man is sitting in a similar chair.  While the thread attempts to figure out who is pictured and where in Owosso the photo was taken, one user suggests that it may have been in the old post office.

Shiawassee Radio Series: Shiawassee THEN Episode 3

Shiawassee Radio Series: Shiawassee THEN Episode 3

November 4, 2019

"Shiawassee THEN" explores our county's rich history.  In episode 3, Josh Strickland gives an overview of a 62-page history of Corunna's dam and its mills that was assembled by Corunna City Manager, Joe Sawyer.  The episode also introduces a special Corunna sesquicentennial celebration event happening now!

Shiawassee Radio Episode 12: When It’s A Tie at the Railroad Crossing…

Shiawassee Radio Episode 12: When It’s A Tie at the Railroad Crossing…

October 27, 2019

There's an old saying: When it's a tie at the railroad crossing... you lose. The Railroaders are headed to the football playoffs for the first time since 2009.  The team gains entry after tying Imlay City to the thousandth decimal place in scoring, including tie-breakers. So, for the first time in MHSAA history, it came down to a coin toss.  Josh Strickland talks to Durand Athletic Director, Bryan Carpenter, about what brought the team here, playoff prep and program history.

Shiawassee Radio Series: Shiawassee THEN Episode 2

Shiawassee Radio Series: Shiawassee THEN Episode 2

August 31, 2019

"Shiawassee THEN" explores our county's rich history.  In episode 2, learn about the Owosso-made Autocycle.  Fewer than 350 of these unique jet-car-motorcycle hybrids were produced between 1984 and 1990 by Owosso Motor Car Company.

MORE:
autocycles.org
bike-urious.com

Shiawassee Radio Series: Shiawassee THEN Episode 1

Shiawassee Radio Series: Shiawassee THEN Episode 1

July 29, 2019

"Shiawassee THEN" explores our county's rich history.  In episode 1, learn about the 40+ year history of Faith Baptist Church of Durand.  Also, learn a smidge about the Shiawassee Apple.

MORE: 
durandnow.com  
shiawasseeapple.org

Shiawassee Radio Episode 09: People and Places Awards

Shiawassee Radio Episode 09: People and Places Awards

May 30, 2019

Josh Strickland talks the Uplift Shiawassee People and Places Awards and recaps the winners.  Strickland also announces that changes are coming to the Shiawassee Radio podcast.

Get the complete People and Places Awards winners list here: http://www.upshia.com/People-Places-Awards.html

Shiawassee Radio Series: ShiaRobots Episode 4

Shiawassee Radio Series: ShiaRobots Episode 4

April 6, 2019

Lead Mentor of Corunna Robotics "Team FridgeBot," Scott Stap, hosts a new Shiawassee Radio Series called "ShiaRobots," following the collaborative efforts of all Shiawassee County's robotics programs during the 2019 competitive season.  

In this episode, Scott chats with Durand Robotics Lead Mentor, Justin Shankster, meeting up with them at this season's Kettering week 2 competition.

Shiawassee Radio Series: ShiaRobots Episode 3

Shiawassee Radio Series: ShiaRobots Episode 3

April 3, 2019

Lead Mentor of Corunna Robotics "Team FridgeBot," Scott Stap, hosts a new Shiawassee Radio Series called "ShiaRobots," following the collaborative efforts of all Shiawassee County's robotics programs during the 2019 competitive season.  

In this episode, Scott chats with Perry Rambots coaches, Jan Luft and Jeff Cole, meeting up with them at this season's Kettering week 2 competition.

Shiawassee Radio Series: ShiaRobots Episode 2

Shiawassee Radio Series: ShiaRobots Episode 2

March 22, 2019

Lead Mentor of Corunna Robotics "Team FridgeBot," Scott Stap, hosts a new Shiawassee Radio Series called "ShiaRobots," following the collaborative efforts of all Shiawassee County's robotics programs during the 2019 competitive season.  

In this episode, the podcast taps into a preseason chat between Stap and Owosso Robotics Coach, John Hankerd, discussing the beginnings and the future of Owosso's teams.

Shiawassee Radio Series: ShiaRobots Episode 1

Shiawassee Radio Series: ShiaRobots Episode 1

February 28, 2019

Lead Mentor of Corunna Robotics "Team FridgeBot," Scott Stap, hosts a new Shiawassee Radio Series called "ShiaRobots," following the collaborative efforts of all Shiawassee County's robotics programs during the 2019 competitive season.