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October 29, 2014 RSS feed / News

Sanilac incomes dropped 2010-2012

Like most trends, rising incomes after a recession take longer to arrive in Sanilac County. According to the latest U.S. census figures, incomes were still dropping in the county as of 2010-2012. More...

Officer injured responding to call

A Lexington police officer on his way to a domestic violence call was one of several people injured in recent traffic accidents. More...

Bridge on M-25 to be replaced

M-19 south of Sandusky to be delayed

The road commission engineers reported a bridge replacement on M-25 will cause a detour next year, and some of the construction projects planned for this year have been postponed until 2015. More...

County approves one contract; tables second

Drug Task Force chief Jim Johnson will have to wait for his new contract. Sanilac County Commissioners on Oct. 21 tabled Johnson’s 3-year contract pending a review of the terms by the drug task force board that had recommended its approval. More...

$4.5M in renovations on display

East Side Manor, the senior citizen high-rise apartment complex in Sandusky, was on display Friday, following a top to bottom remodeling of the six-story building. More...

Marlette receives $25,000 grant for math program

MARLETTE — Marlette Community Schools has received a $25,000 grant from America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. More...

Cros-Lex shuffles administrative duties

The Croswell- Lexington School Board took advantage of a resignation to save more than $80,000 by shuffling administrative duties. The board accepted the resignation of Operations and Transportation Director Michael Hinojosa on Oct. 2. More...

MSU extension fall classes set for 2014

Work and family schedules can overwhelm even the most seasoned parent or care provider. More...

Republicans outspend opponents

The Republican candidates for area seats in the state Senate and House have spent the most on their state legislative campaigns in the runup to next week’s election. The deadline for the pre-general election campaign finance reports was Oct. More...

Sandusky splash pad delayed

The Sandusky City Council last week rescinded the motion awarding the bid for the splash pad. More...

Lexington woman dies in crash

BURTCHVILLE TWP. — One person is dead and three injured following a head-on crash on Lakeshore Road in Burtchville Township. More...

Students punctuate positive with post-its

The newest student group at Sandusky High School has change on its mind. The group, Here to Make a Change – HMC – is open to anyone in grades 9-12 that wants to promote the positive. More...

Happy 60th Tubbs Brothers

The city of Sandusky has recognized Tubbs Brothers, Inc. for decades of service to the community. The Chrysler, Dodge, Ford and Jeep dealership west of town is marking its 60th year in business. More...

Man charged in police chase bound over

The Port Huron man accused of leading police on a high-speed chase has been bound over to Sanilac County Circuit Court. Tony M. LaFave, 43, was charged in district court last week with police flee -third degree and driving while license suspended. More...

Looking ahead to college

Students from around the county attended College Night at Sandusky Junior- Senior High School Oct. More...

ISD’s fund balances growing

The Sanilac Intermediate School District Board got good news from the auditor this month. The fund balances of all 3 funds increased from last year’s totals. More...

County to switch auditors

Sanilac County Treasurer Trudy Nicol has recommended the county change auditors. More...

Deckerville man dies after crash

IMLAY TWP. — A 35-year-old Deckerville man died at 3:40 p.m. Friday after suffering extensive injuries Thursday night when his 2000 Honda motorcycle failed to make it through a curve on northbound Brown City Road near Dorrow Road. More...

Mental Health Board in mediation with union

Mediation has begun between the Community Mental Heath Board and the agency’s union staff. The first session was held Oct. 15; the next one is scheduled for Nov. 17. More...

Applegate Fire Department buys vehicle

The Applegate Fire Department now has a used 2000 converted ambulance to carry both men and equipment on fire runs. More...

Brown City to refinance bonds; purchase tractor

BROWN CITY — A move that is expected to save taxpayers several hundred thousand dollars was approved by the board of education last week. On Oct. 20 the school board approved the 2015 Bond Refunding Resolution. More...

Croswell seeks gov’t grants for roadwork

A resolution passed by the Croswell Council brings the city a step closer to receiving state and federal grant money for road improvements at three intersections heavily used by local trucks. More...

Hospital prepares for chemical spill

Employees at McKenzie Health System in Sandusky recently participated in a full decontamination drill in preparation for a potential chemical spill. More...

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