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October 22, 2014 RSS feed / News

SUV crash claims life of Marlette man

BURLINGTON TWP. — A Marlette man died Oct. 14 while taking friends out for drinks at a Silverwood bar to thank them for helping him pick up an engine. Lapeer County Sheriff’s Detective/Sgt. More...

Christian refugee tours area churches

Tells of persecution in his homeland

An Iraqi Christian who fled persecution in his homeland will be speaking in area churches over the next week. Fady Amin immigrated to the San Diego, California area, which has a large Iraqi population, about 8 months ago. More...

Woman pleads to embezzlement

The Sandusky woman who embezzled an elderly resident of an assisted living facility has accepted a plea bargain that calls for no jail time. Last week Kristen M. More...

Sanilac to hire new health director

The Sanilac County Health Department Board was scheduled to hire a new health director Tuesday. Later that day, the county commissioners were scheduled to pass a resolution asking the State Director of Public Health to approve the appointment. More...

Treats for readers

Teen Read Week at Sandusky Junior-Senior High School last week featured teachers “catching students reading” before school, before class, during lunch, etc., and handing out pride tickets More...

Council: Manager must help pay for insurance

LEXINGTON — The Village Council has voted to renegotiate Business Manager Tom Raymond’s employment contract to give him access to the employee health insurance program. More...

Haunted Hall scares up money for building repairs

MINDEN CITY — This village’s scariest fundraiser, the 6th Annual Minden City Haunted Hall, is set for Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25 from 8-11 p.m. More...

Fun with reading at Peck Elementary

Peck Elementary started the school year with an all-school book club, “One School, One Book”. More...

Worth Township dogged by sewer fight

Must pay $72,000 for non-compliance

WORTH TWP. — The consequences of Worth Township’s decision to fight the Michigan Department of Environment Quality over the mandated construction of a sewer system won’t go away. More...

Write-ins prompt race for Sandusky School Board

New candidate also files at CPS

Two men are running as write-in candidates for the 4-year Sandusky School Board seat. And an incumbent Carsonville-Port Sanilac Board member is a write-in candidate for a 6-year term. More...

Marching bands compete at festival

Marlette earns top rating

ELKTON — High school marching bands from four Sanilac County schools were among 11 marching units participating in last week’s Marching Band Festival. More...

Governor signs Nathan’s Law

Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation into law known as “Nathan’s Law”, which requires all new drivers to be given instruction on how to share the road with motorcycles and bi More...

Bid farewell to Senator Levin

Carl Levin, the longest serving U.S. Senator in Michigan history will visit Sandusky Thursday, as his years of public service draw to a close. Levin (D-MI) retires in December, with 36 years in the United States Senate under his belt. More...

Western appointed CPS superintendent

CARSONVILLE — The Carsonville-Port Sanilac School Board has appointed Julie Western district superintendent, effective Jan. 1. Western, who will replace Dr. Kevin Miller when he leaves for the St. More...

Deckerville hires teacher; adopts benefits plan

DECKERVILLE — The Board of Education hired an associate teacher for the preschool program during the special meeting Oct. 13. More...

Sandusky gets green light for bond

The bond application for Sandusky Community Schools has been approved by the Michigan Department of Treasury. The action was taken Oct. 13. More...

Woman charged again in beer tent incident

A Carsonville woman has been charged for a second time in an incident in a beer tent last summer. On Oct. 6 Tonya L. Emerson, 36, was arraigned in 73rd District Court with one count of disorderly person-jostling. More...

Ribbon cutting, open house at Thumb Veterinary Services

The Sandusky Chamber of Commerce will have a ribbon cutting ceremony at Thumb Veterinary Services on Friday. The 9 a.m. ceremony will be followed by an open house from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for the new facility at 60 East Miller Road. 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...

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