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January 21, 2015 RSS feed / News

Rapist pleads guilty

A North Branch man, who pled guilty to raping a Brown City woman, faces prison time. Last week William E. Blight, 29, pled guilty in circuit court to an added charge of criminal sexual conduct third degree, force/ coercion at his Jan. More...

Clean sweep

The Marlette Business Professional of America team swept the regional competition recently. More...

Accused murderer’s trial date set

Accused murderer Jeremy Ginther’s jury trial has been scheduled for June. The circuit court jury trial was scheduled for June 16 at a Jan. 12 hearing, and the final pretrial was set for April 13. The trial was adjourned from Jan. More...

Road board discusses land sale again

With the new road commissioner weighing in, the road commission again discussed what they have to do to sell the former Cass City gravel pit property. More...

Get your dog licenses now

The Sanilac County Treasurer’s Office reminds residents that the deadline for county residents to purchase 2015 dog licenses is Feb. 28. More...

Three poachers sentenced to jail time

Three poachers were sentenced to jail last week. The 2 men and 1 woman involved in the September incident in Marion Township were each sentenced to a total of 9 days in jail in district court. James P. Sweet, 45, Minden City; and Joshua J. More...

Port Sanilac buys LED lighting

PORT SANILAC — The village council has allocated $14,685 for the LED Light Conversion project. More...

Brown City woman injured in crash

FLYNN TWP. — A Brown City woman was seriously injured during a one- vehicle crash last week. On Jan. More...

For your Wedding Day...

Modern trends in wedding videography

A couple’s wedding day is often a whirlwind for the bride- and groom-to-be. Happy couples hope to remember every little detail, but that can be difficult when so much is going on. More...

Winter Fun in Downtown Port Huron January 23rd & 24th

Grab a hot chocolate, watch hockey for free

PORT HURON — There will be plenty to see and do downtown on Friday, Jan. 23 and Saturday, Jan. 24 during Port Huron’s Chilly Fest. Friday will kick off with the Cocoa Crawl from 5-7 p.m. More...

FFA keeps growing, despite farming changes

As small family farms continue to be plowed under in favor of the huge corporate variety, you might think that there would be no future for an organization like Future Farmers of America. Nothing could be further from the truth. More...

Agricultural scholarships offered

GreenStone Farm Credit Services has unveiled a new scholarship program and will award up to $40,000 to incoming college freshmen pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field. More...

Council gives clerk, treasurer raises

The Sandusky Council voted to give the clerk and treasurer 1% raises for the 2 years left in their terms. City Manager Dave Faber noted the raises are the same as the office staff received. More...

79th annual Sanilac County Dairy Banquet winners

It was a celebration of dairy in Deckerville Saturday night as the 79th annual Sanilac County Dairy Banquet recognized the local dairy industry with everything from high producer awards to the 2015 Jim Frey Award at the MI-DAHS WELL Hall. More...

Sample local restaurant’s specialties

Get your tickets now for this weekend’s annual Taste of the Thumb, sponsored by the Sanilac County Child Abuse Prevention Council. More...

Five injured in crash

WORTH TWP. — Five people were injured in a 2-vehicle crash on Galbraith Line Road this past Monday morning. The Sanilac County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the accident that occurred on Jan. More...

Semi loses load

M-53 shut down over 2 hours

GREENLEAF TWP. — M-53 had to be shut down for about 2 ½ hours last week while a lost semi load was restored. On Jan. More...

State plans road projects for 2015

Almost $1M work in Marlette

The Michigan Department of Transportation is planning nearly $1 million worth of upgrades on M-53 in Marlette this year, as well as crack and chip seals on other highways in the county. More...

Foster parents needed in county

Students from the Careers in Education program at the Sanilac Career Center are helping spread awareness for the need of foster parents in the county. More...

More exercise equipment at McKenzie

McKenzie Health System now has a exercise recumbent stepper thanks to a generaous donation by the McKenzie Auxiliary. More...

St. Clair County to prosecute vandals

The Michigan Attorney General’s Office has assigned the December vandalism case to the St. Clair County Prosecutor’s Office. Michael Holcomb of the AG Office released the information Jan. 16. More...

Getting to and from your wedding

Transportation can be easily overlooked when couples plan their weddings. Couples may recognize they may have to hire a car or limousine to get them to their ceremonies and then their receptions, but what happens when the limousine calls it a night? More...

4-H provides great opportunities

Working with people, animals is an awesome experience

Sixteen-year old Autumn Loss has been a 4-H member for 11 years and loves the opportunity to work with different animals and meet new people. More...

Dairy in spotlight

Focus on Dairy Production, an update for producers provided by Michigan State University Extension, will be held Feb. 26 at the Franklin Inn, 1070 E. Huron Ave., Bad Axe. More...

Ag Commodity updates planned

Bi-monthly Ag Commodity Update webinars, provided by Michigan State University Extension will be offered to farm producers and agribusiness professionals beginning in February at the Sanilac MSU Extension office in Sandusky. More...

Rest Time Refresher:

Inquiring Minds Want to Know

Join MSU Extension’s Early Childhood Education staff for a one-hour online webinar training opportunity Jan. 20, 1-2 p.m. Connect through your computer and learn about a variety of topics! More...

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