Official: Portion of M-71 Now Labeled for PFC Shane Cantu
Posted by Owosso Now at 8:43pm 10/21/18
Crowd gathers along M-71 on Sunday October 21st for unveiling ceremony of PFC Shane Cantu Memorial Highway sign./Ben Frederick
The PFC Shane Cantu Memorial Highway sign along M-71 between Owosso and Corunna was unveiled in a ceremony on Sunday afternoon, October 21st 2018. Cantu was killed in action in 2012 while serving in Afghanistan.
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Cantu, a 2010 Corunna grad, was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2012. State Represenative Ben Frederick proposed a bill to honor Cantu with the creation of the PFC Shane Cantu Memorial Highway along the portion of M-71 between the city of Owosso and Corunna.
“Shane Cantu’s sacrifice has greatly impacted the communities of Owosso and Corunna,” Frederick said earlier this year. “This memorial connecting the two cities will honor his sacrifice and bravery.”
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The Keg Has Been Tapped
5th Annual Oktoberfest In Owosso Begins
Posted by Owosso Now at 4:14pm 10/12/18
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The ceremonial keg has been tapped and Oktoberfest in Owosso has begun. This weekend marks the fifth annual celebration of the spirit of friendship and honor of Shiawassee County’s heritage and agricultural traditions.