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  • Authorities discussing charges in fatal dog attack
    29 July
    (METAMORA TOWNSHIP) -- Authorities will discuss whether owners of two dogs that fatally mauled a 46-year-old jogger on a rural Michigan road will face criminal charges. Lapeer County Assistant Prosecutor Mike Hodges says that his office is to meet with animal control officers, Metamora Township…
  • PORT HURON: Armed Robbery Suspect still at large
    29 July
    (PORT HURON) -- Port Huron Police say no injuries were reported after an armed robbery Monday night at the Spirits Shoppe located at 3550 Gratiot Avenue. The incident took place at around 9:40 p.m. when a white man with a scruffy beard between 5'10" and…
  • LAPEER: M-24 at Railroad Tracks will have lane closures July 29 for installation of new crossing gates
    28 July
    (LAPEER) -- Lapeer County motorists are advised that crews will be replacing the crossing gates along the rail crossing at M-24 in Lapeer beginning Tuesday, July 29. Lane closures will be in effect during the project, which is expected to be wrapped up on Wednesday,…
  • Representative Dan Lauwers helps purchase prize lamb on behalf of House Agriculture Committee
    28 July
    (AREA) -- State Representative Dan Lauwers of Brockway Township helped purchase a showcase lamb on behalf of the state House Agriculture Committee during last week's 6th annual Michigan Livestock Auction at the Ag Expo in East Lansing. Along with the House Agriculture Committee, several businesses…
  • Suspected meth lab in Elk Township confirmed
    28 July
    (ELK TOWNSHIP) -- Meth lab components discovered by a trained firefighter last week have tested positive. The Sanilac County Drug Task Force began an investigation after the materials were found in a shed under construction in Elk Township, Thursday, July 24. St. Clair County Drug…
  • Two fatal crashes reported in St. Clair County
    28 July
    (ST. CLAIR COUNTY) -- The St. Clair County Sheriff's Department handled two separate fatal crashes over the weekend that involved alcohol. The first took place early Saturday at Braidwood and Masters Roads in Riley Township, just before 1 a.m. Deputies say a vehicle driven by…
  • More dogs taken from house after attack on jogger
    28 July
    (METAMORA TOWNSHIP) -- Police and animal control officers have removed five dogs from a Michigan home where two other dogs that fatally mauled a 46-year-old jogger were being kept. The dogs were taken Friday from the Metamora Township house. Police say that the homeowner was…
  • Authorities seeking tips on "at risk" missing person
    25 July
    (CARO) -- Caro Police and Michigan State Police from the Caro Post have issued an "at risk" missing person report for 53-year old Leonard Thompson, last seen at Noon on Wednesday, July 23. He is described as a white man, 5'11" in height, weighing 150…
  • Drug arrests made in Sanilac County
    25 July
    (AREA) -- The Sanilac County Drug Task Force recently arrested four county residents on various drug-related charges as the department investigates the rise in heroin and cocaine use. The felony warrants were authorized by the Sanilac County Prosecutor's Office for delivery/manufacture of cocaine, heroin, and…
  • Name of 18-year old victim in Tuscola County crash released
    25 July
    (TUSCOLA COUNTY) -- Tuscola County Sheriff's deputies report that 18-year old Michael Gonzales of Caro was killed in the two-car crash Thursday morning at the intersection of Fairgrove and Colling Roads. An investigation showed that Gonzales was traveling east on Fairgrove when he failed to…
  • Fall turkey hunting applications on sale until Aug. 1
    25 July
    (AREA) -- The DNR reminds hunters that fall turkey hunting applications are on sale until Friday, August 1. The application fee is $5. Applications and licenses may be purchased at any authorized license agent or online at www.mdnr-elicense.com The 2014 fall turkey season runs September…
  • June Unemployment rates reported in the Thumb and Bluewater Area
    25 July
    (AREA) -- Michigan authorities say the state experienced a typical seasonal increase in unemployment in the latest month. The state Department of Technology, Management & Budget said Thursday that the state's seasonally unadjusted joblessness rate reached 7.9 percent in June, up from 7.3 percent in…
  • Volunteers needed for summer stewardship in southeastern Michigan
    25 July
    (ALGONAC) -- The DNR is seeking volunteers for summer stewardship workdays at state parks and recreation areas throughout southeastern Michigan. Volunteers of all ages are needed to cut invasive shrubs and pull invasive plants like spotted knapweed, Japanese hedge parsley and sweet clover. These activities…
  • Brown City man escapes serious injury after horse drawn cart struck by car
    25 July
    (MAPLE VALLEY TOWNSHIP) -- A 21-year old Brown City man escaped injury after his horse drawn cart was struck by a vehicle Thursday night in Sanilac County's Maple Valley Township. The Brown City Police Department was initially notified about the crash, which took place shortly…
  • Dog owner may be charged in fatal attack
    25 July
    (METAMORA TOWNSHIP) -- The owner of two dogs that fatally mauled a jogger along a rural Lapeer County road could be charged. Authorities say 46-year-old Craig Sytsma of Livonia was attacked Wednesday evening by the cane corso dogs in Metamora Township. Police say he died…
  • Sanilac County beaches safe for swimming
    24 July
    (AREA) -- The Sanilac County Health Department reports that all beaches in the county have tested safe for swimming. Beaches tested include the Forester and Lexington County Parks and the Port Sanilac, Lexington and Forestville Village Parks. The public may access beach water test results…
  • Jogger attacked and killed by two dogs in Lapeer County
    24 July
    (LAPEER COUNTY) -- Police say a 46-year old Livonia man has died after being attacked by two large dogs in Lapeer County's Metamora Township Wednesday evening. The incident took place around 5:30 p.m. in the 5500 block of Thomas Road, just south of Brauer Road.…
  • DNR Fishing Report for week of July 21
    24 July
    (AREA) -- The Department of Natural Resources has issued the fishing report for the Thumb and Blue Water Area. This week in the St. Clair River, walleye fishing was good after dark between Marine City and Port Huron. White bass continue to move along the…
  • Three people make it to shore after boat capsizes in Saginaw Bay
    24 July
    (HURON COUNTY) -- Authorities say three people were rescued from Lake Huron waters in the Saginaw Bay Tuesday after their boat capsized about a half mile off of the Port Crescent State Park campgrounds. Huron County Sheriff Kelly Hanson and Undersheriff Duane Miller were in…
  • Port Huron Hospital is now named McLaren Port Huron
    24 July
    (PORT HURON) -- The service and location hasn't changed, but Port Huron Hospital is now McLaren Port Huron. The new name was unveiled Wednesday. Back in May, McLaren Health Care finalized an agreement for Port Huron Hospital to join its network. The agreement includes expanded…
  • 18-year old killed in Tuscola County crash
    24 July
    (TUSCOLA COUNTY) -- Tuscola County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal crash that claimed the life of an 18-year old Thursday morning. The incident took place around 7 a.m. Deputies say the initial investigation shows that a vehicle, driven by the victim, was traveling east…
  • Walbro facility in Cass City receives state grant in return for creating new jobs
    24 July
    (CASS CITY) -- Walbro Engine Management LLC, a manufacturer based in Cass City, recently pledged to invest about $4.2 million into its facility, creating 28 new jobs. The company chose its current location over a competing site in Mexico. According to State Representative Terry Brown…
  • Eissmann plant to create 225 Port Huron jobs, auto supplier to invest $13.55 million in local economy
    24 July
    (PORT HURON) -- State Representative Paul Muxlow of Brown City has announced that a German automobile supply company plans to build a new North American headquarters and manufacturing facility in Port Huron, a move that is expected to create up to 225 jobs and pump…
  • Deckerville School Board approves coaching positions
    23 July
    (DECKERVILLE) -- The Deckerville School Board Monday night accepted with regret the resignations of Jessica Kubacki from her JV Volleyball coaching position and Monica Warczinsky as the 8th grade girls volleyball coach. Monica was hired to fulfill the open JV Volleyball coach position and Jessica…
  • Sandusky Community Schools to Host Town Hall Meetings
    23 July
    (SANDUSKY) -- The Sandusky Schools Board of Education is holding a town hall meeting on Wednesday, August 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the Sandusky Elementary School Gymnasium. Plans for a possible February 2015 bond vote will be introduced to the community. The Building and Grounds…
  • Sanilac County CMH donates to The Blessing Garden
    23 July
    (SANILAC COUNTY) -- On behalf of Sanilac County Community Mental Health employees, Jim Johnson, Executive Director of Sanilac County CMH, recently presented a check in the amount of $1,057.70 to Robert Sollman of The Blessing Garden. The funds raised during the CMH employees "Causal for…
  • Two arrested in Yale after stabbing
    23 July
    (YALE) -- Yale Police Chief Michael Redman says a man was taken to Port Huron Hospital early Wednesday morning after he was allegedly stabbed at a residence on Fourth Street. Police were sent to the residence at 12:13 a.m. for a reported felonious assault. The…
  • ST. CLAIR COUNTY: Standoff on Michigan Road end peacefully
    22 July
    (PORT HURON TOWNSHIP) -- A standoff between St. Clair County Sheriff's deputies and a suspect in a criminal sexual conduct case ended peacefully Tuesday morning. Sheriff Tim Donnellon says the 28-year old Port Huron Township man was wanted for questioning in a CSC case involving…
  • Sandusky City Council tables 4-H Fair Fireworks decision
    22 July
    (SANDUSKY) -- Following the expression of concerns by members of the 4-H council, the Sandusky City Council tabled a request from the Sanilac County Fair Board for a variance to allow a fireworks display following the grandstand shows at this year's Sanilac County 4-H fair.…
  • St. Clair County Community Organizations receive money from AT&T
    22 July
    (PORT HURON) -- AT&T presented $12,000 in combined contributions to the United Way of St. Clair County and the YMCA of the Blue Water Area to benefit their work with local students and families on Monday. The United Way of St. Clair County received $7,000…

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  • Suspected meth lab in Elk Township confirmed
    28 July
    (ELK TOWNSHIP) -- Meth lab components discovered by a trained firefighter last week have tested positive. The Sanilac County Drug Task Force began an investigation after the materials were found…
  • Two fatal crashes reported in St. Clair County
    28 July
    (ST. CLAIR COUNTY) -- The St. Clair County Sheriff's Department handled two separate fatal crashes over the weekend that involved alcohol. The first took place early Saturday at Braidwood and…
  • More dogs taken from house after attack on jogger
    28 July
    (METAMORA TOWNSHIP) -- Police and animal control officers have removed five dogs from a Michigan home where two other dogs that fatally mauled a 46-year-old jogger were being kept. The…