5 Things You Need to Know Today: Dec.12

Here's a look at some events going on around the Dexter area today.

The daily 5 has the weather forecast, gas prices, and some suggestions on how to spend your day.

1. The weather

The National Weather Service predicts sunny skies today, with a high near 39 degrees. Wednesday night will be mostly clear, with a low around 26 degrees.

2. Holiday story time for kids

The Dexter District Library will host a combined holiday story time program for children in kindergarten through 5th grade beginning at 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 734-426-4477.

3. Varsity wrestling versus Ann Arbor Pioneer and Lincoln high schools

The DHS Dreadnaughts will take on Ann Arbor Pioneer and Lincoln high schools today from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Come support your Dreadnaughts.

4. Gas prices

MichiganGasPrices.com reports the following gasoline prices in the Dexter area as of Tuesday night:

  • $3.32 a gallon (regular) BP, 200 Baker Rd.
  • $3.45 a gallon (regular), Sunoco, 2940 Baker Rd.
  • $3.33 a gallon (regular), Pilot Service Station, 195 Baker Rd.
  • $3.33 a gallon (regular), Pilot Service Station, 750 Baker Rd.
  • $3.39 a gallon (regular), BP, 8135 Main St.
  • $3.43 a gallon (regular), Mobil, 7177 Dexter-Ann Arbor Rd.

5. This day in history

Dec. 12, 2000:  On this day in 2000, General Motors declared that it would begin to phase out the 103-year-old Oldsmobile, the oldest automotive brand in the United States. For more historic dates, visit www.history.com.


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