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  • Sanilac County Attorney pleads not guilty to embezzlement charge
    Sanilac County Attorney pleads not guilty to embezzlement charge
    (SANILAC COUNTY) -- Officials say a Sanilac County lawyer has been charged with one count of embezzlement from a vulnerable adult $1,000 to $20,000, which is a felony punishable by up to 5-years in prison. Police say 49-year old Kimberly Kirchoff of Applegate embezzled around $15,000 from a disabled adult in her care between August 2013 and December 2014. Kirchoff was arraigned on the charge…
    Written on Thursday, 03 September 2015 11:33
  • Deckerville School Board appoints new trustee to fill vacancy
    (DECKERVILLE) -- The Deckerville School Board Monday filled a vacancy on the board by appointing Jonathon Block to the open seat, vacated by Andrea Hudson. Block will serve until the term ends on December 31, 2016. He will also serve on the Finance Committee. In other business, the two open elementary paraprofessional positions were filled by Jessica Kubacki and Irene Phillips. Justin Trowhill was approved…
    Written on Thursday, 03 September 2015 11:33
  • Overturned tanker on M-136 closes roadway
    Overturned tanker on M-136 closes roadway
    (CLYDE TOWNSHIP) -- A truck hauling liquid tar and stones overturned on M-136 in St. Clair County's Clyde Township Thursday morning, closing the roadway to traffic at Wildcat and Glyshaw Roads. Sheriff Tim Donnellon says the crash took place a half mile west of Wildcat Road in Beard's Hills around 7:45 a.m. The tar and diesel fuel from the truck leaked out, causing a hazardous…
    Written on Thursday, 03 September 2015 11:32
  • Port Huron Northern close to reaching goal for new gym floor
    (PORT HURON) -- A high school that's been raising money to replace the gym floor is selling ads that would be displayed on the floor. Reports say Port Huron Northern High School has $75,000 committed toward its $120,000 goal and has corporate sponsorships lined up for more than half of its 10 advertising spots. The school recently got a $10,000 sponsorship from Talmer Bank and…
    Written on Thursday, 03 September 2015 11:32
  • Smoke evacuates Sanilac County Courthouse on Wednesday
    (SANDUSKY) -- The Sanilac County Courthouse was evacuated for about an hour Wednesday afternoon after an air conditioner in District Court malfunctioned and filled the room with smoke. Sandusky Fire Chief Todd Hillman says his department was dispatched shortly after 2 p.m. with assistance from the Carsonville Fire Department. Court was at recess at the time and employees were able to return to their offices…
    Written on Thursday, 03 September 2015 11:32
  • Dennis Hale, 1966 Great Lakes shipwreck survivor, dies at 75
    (AREA) -- The lone survivor of a 1966 Great Lakes shipwreck has died of cancer. Dennis Hale was 75. Barb Hale says that her husband died Wednesday in Ashtabula, Ohio. She says he was an "inspiration to many." In November 1966, Hale was among 29 crew members on the Daniel J. Morrell, a freighter that broke in two during severe weather on Lake Huron, off…
    Written on Thursday, 03 September 2015 11:31
  • Police seeking tips in hit and run fatal that claimed the life of a homeless woman
    Police seeking tips in hit and run fatal that claimed the life of a homeless woman
    (PORT HURON) -- The Port Huron Police Department is investigating a hit and run crash that killed a 79-year old woman early Wednesday in the 1000 block of Oak Street in Port Huron. Officers were sent to the scene just before 6:30 a.m. to find the woman in the roadway bleeding and unconscious. She was taken to Lake Huron Medical Center and later transferred to…
    Written on Wednesday, 02 September 2015 16:18
  • DNR, DTE Energy Foundation award nearly $160,000 in tree-planting grants
    (AREA) -- The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the DTE Energy Foundation recently announced the award of grants totaling $159,825 to 41 communities in Michigan for local tree-planting projects. Grants awarded under this program will be used to help purchase approximately 2,000 trees of various species and sizes to be planted this fall or next spring. In Sanilac County, the Village of Carsonville will…
    Written on Wednesday, 02 September 2015 14:24
  • Major drug bust in Port Huron nets over $37,000 in illegal drugs
    (PORT HURON) -- The St. Clair County Drug Task Force made a major bust Monday night in the city of Port Huron, seizing $27,500 worth of heroin, $7,500 worth of cocaine, $2,500 worth of meth, $400 each in pills and marijuana, $4,000 in cash, and drug paraphernalia and packaging materials. Officers served search warrants at homes in the 1000 block of Chestnut Street and the…
    Written on Wednesday, 02 September 2015 14:23
  • 9-foot polar bear is back on campus after a summer makeover
    9-foot polar bear is back on campus after a summer makeover
    (AREA) -- The bear is back. A 9-foot stuffed polar bear returned to Michigan State University on Tuesday after spending the summer with a taxidermist. It was the first time the bear had been away from the lobby of the Natural Resources Building since 1966. The bear has clean white fur, a new jaw and new pads on the hands and feet. A new base…
    Written on Wednesday, 02 September 2015 09:42
  • Frank Beckmann inducted into the Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame
    Frank Beckmann inducted into the Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame
    (DETROIT) -- In 1969, Frank Beckmann took his first radio job at an AM station in Alpena working as a one-man news staff. Six months later, he took a job at WPON-AM in Pontiac where he did play-by-play for the Midwest Football League's Pontiac Arrows. After stints at WKNR-AM, WDRQ-FM and WJBK-TV, Beckmann joined the WJR-AM news staff in 1972 as the youngest newsman the…
    Written on Wednesday, 02 September 2015 14:24
  • Deckerville Main Street Clinic Welcomes Keith Davidson, PC-NP-C
    Deckerville Main Street Clinic Welcomes Keith Davidson, PC-NP-C
    (DECKERVILLE) -- Nurse Practitioner Keith Davidson is seeing patients at the Deckerville Main Street Clinic, formerly Dr. Guerrero's office, along with Physician Assistant Lori Nugent. Keith will focus on primary care to adults and the elderly from wellness to illness. He began his career in the medical field as a state licensed paramedic in 1996. He has been a member of the Army and Air…
    Written on Tuesday, 01 September 2015 14:36
  • Statewide Family Farm and Home fundraiser to support Lapeer County 4-H
    (ALMONT) -- Family Farm and Home is partnering with Michigan 4-H and the Michigan 4-H Foundation to host a statewide in-store fundraiser to benefit 4-H programming in each of the communities where Family Farm and Home stores are located. The store in Almont will participate in the effort now through September 7. Customers will have the opportunity to donate $1 in support of Lapeer County…
    Written on Monday, 31 August 2015 15:43
  • Safety Starts on the Way to School; State Police Offers School Bus Safety Tips
    Safety Starts on the Way to School; State Police Offers School Bus Safety Tips
    (AREA) -- With the start of the school year right around the corner, the Michigan State Police remind parents to talk to their children about bus safety and remind motorists to share the road. Trooper Mark Swales from the Caro Post says parents should talk to their children about the "School Bus Danger Zones" that extend 10-feet from the bus in all directions. When leaving…
    Written on Monday, 31 August 2015 15:42
  • Triumph the horse returning to Waldo Stadium with new rider
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) - A new rider is taking the reins of Triumph the horse as he continues to lead Western Michigan University's football team onto the field for home games at Waldo Stadium. Katie Stewart, president of the university's equestrian team, will take the place of former rider Alyssa Davidson, who graduated in the spring. The Kalamazoo Gazette reports that Stewart has been riding…
    Written on Thursday, 03 September 2015 11:39
  • Ventura dazzles, Royals offense rolls in 12-1 rout of Tigers
    Ventura dazzles, Royals offense rolls in 12-1 rout of Tigers
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Yordano Ventura struck out 11 over seven sharp innings, the Royals hit four home runs and Kansas City rolled to a 12-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. Kendrys Morales hit a three-run shot, Cheslor Cuthbert added his first career homer, and Ben Zobrist and Lorenzo Cain also went deep as the AL Central leaders cranked out 14…
    Written on Thursday, 03 September 2015 11:37
  • Judge lets Brady play, ruling against NFL in 'Deflategate'
    NEW YORK (AP) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady can suit up for his team's season opener after a judge erased his four-game suspension for "Deflategate." The surprise ruling by U.S. District Judge Richard Berman came Thursday after more than one month of failed settlement talks between the NFL and its players' union. Many legal experts believed the judge was merely pressuring the sides…
    Written on Thursday, 03 September 2015 11:35
  • Michigan State insists it isn't peeking ahead to Oregon game
    Michigan State insists it isn't peeking ahead to Oregon game
    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio insists his team isn't thinking about playing Oregon. Yet. Dantonio says the fifth-ranked Spartans have been focused entirely on Western Michigan since last week. Michigan State opens the season Friday night on the road about 65 miles from campus against the Broncos. The matchup is expected to be a tuneup for the Spartans ahead of…
    Written on Wednesday, 02 September 2015 11:01
  • Michigan's Rudock, Morris know who will start at QB vs Utah
    Michigan's Rudock, Morris know who will start at QB vs Utah
    UNDATED (AP) - Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says the decision is made on who will be his starting quarterback for the season opener at Utah on Thursday. Harbaugh is keeping it private for now. Jake Rudock and Shane Morris were listed as co-No. 1 quarterbacks on the depth chart released Monday. Harbaugh said on the Big Ten coaches teleconference Tuesday that Rudock and Morris know…
    Written on Wednesday, 02 September 2015 11:01
  • Tigers recall pitcher Kyle Ryan, catcher Bryan Holaday
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Detroit Tigers recalled left-hander Kyle Ryan and catcher Bryan Holaday from Triple-A Toledo on Tuesday. This will be Ryan's fourth stint with the Tigers this season. He went 1-2 with a 5.94 ERA in 10 games, including five starts, with Detroit. He was 4-0 with a 1.24 ERA in August with Toledo. Holaday hit .224 with two home runs…
    Written on Wednesday, 02 September 2015 10:58

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  • The Detroit Tigers wrap up their 3-game series in Kansas City with the Royals tonight with pre-game at 7:45 p.m. on 97.7 WTGV-FM. High School Football Week 2--Reese at Sandusky on Country 92.5 WBGV-FM at 6:30 p.m.

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