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Five Things You Need to Know Today: July 27

Here is a look at what's going on today in Dexter.

We've got weather, gasoline prices and some suggestions to spend your day.

1. The weather

The National Weather Service predicts it's going to be mostly sunny today with a high near 85 degrees. Tonight, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. It will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 69 degrees.

2. Climb Mount Everest

Pem Dorjee Sherpa, two-time Everest summit climber, will speak at the at 6:30 p.m. today. This program is open to the public, but children must be accompanied by an adult.

3. Ultimate Frisbee

 will host a free ultimate Frisbee game today from 10 a.m.-noon. For more information, call 734-426-8480.

4. Gas prices

On the road today? Michigangasprices.com is reporting the cheapest gas at $3.68 a gallon as of Tuesday afternoon at the BP station, 200 Baker Rd. in Dexter. Gas costs $3.69 a gallon at the Pilot gas station at 195 Baker Rd.

5. Trivia

Which famous U.S. Air Force lieutenant from Dexter was featured on the Edward R. Murrow program See It Now in 1953? Know the answer? Tell us in the comments below.

Paul McCann July 27, 2011 at 01:46 PM
For the trivia question, I won't give away the answer, but the Library has a book on this person!

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