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  • One injured in two-vehicle crash
    31 October
    (Washington Twp) - Sanilac County Sheriff's Deputies were sent to Ruth Road near Hyde Road in Washington Township for a two vehicle personal injury accident on Thursday at 3:01 P.M. The investigation determined that a 16 year old Bad Axe girl was driving a 2008…
  • Michigan gas price average falls below $3 gallon
    31 October
    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - The average price of gas statewide has dropped below $3 a gallon in Michigan for the first time in nearly four years. Average gas prices fell 14 cents from last week and are currently about $2.99 per gallon. That's roughly 38…
  • Local Physician Celebrates 25-years of Service
    31 October
    (MARLETTE) -- Marlette Regional Hospital recently recognized and honored Dr. William J. Starbird of North Branch Family HealthCare for his 25-years of service and dedication to Marlette Regional Hospital. Dr. Starbird is board certified in family medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy…
  • Deckerville High School to participate in statewide College Application Week
    31 October
    (DECKERVILLE) -- Students at Deckerville High School will participate in the 4th annual Michigan College Application Week November 3-7, hosted by Michigan College Access Network. Michigan College Application Week seeks to increase the number of students applying to college in their senior year, with a…
  • Three hurt in Bad Axe crash
    31 October
    (HURON COUNTY) -- Authorities say three people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash Thursday just east of Bad Axe on M-142 near Hellems Road around Noon. Huron County Sheriff's deputies say 21-year old William Champagne was traveling east when his vehicle rear ended a Yukon…
  • Driver suffers medical issue during crash in Peck
    31 October
    (PECK) -- A medical issue that caused a driver to black out was the cause of a two-vehicle crash in the Village of Peck late Thursday morning. According to Sanilac County Sheriff's deputies, 78-year-old Jesse Withey of Brown City was traveling south on M-19 near…
  • Daylight Saving Time Ends this weekend!
    30 October
    (AREA) -- Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 2 at 2 a.m. Residents are reminded to set their clocks back an hour before they go to bed on Saturday, November 1. Daylight Saving Time affects our clocks twice a year. It begins in Spring when…
  • Imlay City Talmer Bank and Trust robber gets 8-year sentence
    30 October
    (IMLAY CITY) -- The man convicted of robbing the Imlay City Talmer Bank and Trust last September has been sentenced to 8 1/2-years in prison. 47-year old Edward Brooks was arrested by federal agents in September 2013 in Saginaw and admitted to four bank robberies.…
  • Tuscola County Sheriff's Department acquires Humvee
    30 October
    (TUSCOLA COUNTY) -- The Tuscola County Sheriff's Office recently acquired a Humvee through the U.S. Army program that provides military surplus supplies to local law enforcement free of charge. The military vehicle valued at $50,000 is heavy duty and 4-wheel drive, capable of going through…
  • Vehicle damages city property in Marlette
    30 October
    (MARLETTE) -- Marlette Police are seeking tips from the public regarding a vehicle involved in an accident, which damaged city property. The incident occurred sometime in the morning hours of Sunday, October 26 at M-53 and Morris Street in front of Chase Bank. Authorities say…
  • Three injured in two-vehicle crash
    30 October
    (FAIRGROVE TOWNSHIP) -- Three people were injured in a two-car crash Wednesday morning at the intersection of Hinson and Gilford Roads in Tuscola County's Fairgrove Township. Sheriff's deputies say the collision occurred around 7:45 a.m. when a vehicle driven by a 22-year old Cass City…
  • Phone scam reported in Tuscola County
    29 October
    (TUSCOLA COUNTY) -- The Tuscola County Sheriff's Department is reporting another phone scam that has hit the area, reminding residents to be alert and never give personal information over the phone. The calls are coming a person claiming to be from Michigan Gas or Consumers…
  • Yale Assistant Volleyball Coach bound over in internet sex crime case
    29 October
    (ST. CLAIR COUNTY) -- An assistant volleyball coach at Yale High School has been bound over to Macomb County Circuit Court following an internet sex sting. 53-year old Charles Goubert of Emmett has been charged with three counts of child sexually abusive activity and three…
  • Couple arraigned, accused of caging autistic man
    29 October
    (PARIS TOWNSHIP) -- A couple accused of keeping a 19-year-old autistic man locked in a caged bed have been arraigned in Huron County District Court. 66-year old Timothy Tolin and 65-year old Karen Tolin were arraigned Tuesday on charges of unlawful imprisonment and vulnerable adult…
  • Two killed in Lexington Township crash late Tuesday
    29 October
    (LEXINGTON TOWNSHIP) -- Two people were killed in a single-vehicle crash late Tuesday night on Roach Road west of Croswell Road. Sanilac County Sheriff's deputies say 20-year old Laken Williams of Lexington called 9-1-1 just after 11 p.m. reporting that she had been involved in…
  • Court hearing for pair charged in Sanilac County Poaching Case moved for further investigation; third suspect heading to trial
    28 October
    (MARION TOWNSHIP) -- Two suspects in an alleged poaching case in Sanilac County's Marion Township had their pre-trial hearings moved for further investigation into the case. 25-year old Tasha Sweet and 23-year old Joshua Sweet, both of Palms, were scheduled to appear for pre-trial hearings…
  • Deckerville Schools receive audit; purchase new truck
    28 October
    (DECKERVILLE) -- The Deckerville School Board Monday night was presented the 2013-2014 audit from the district's auditing firm Anderson, Tuckey, Bernhardt and Doran. Revenues came in at $5 million with expenditures at $5.1 million. $86,466 was taken from fund equity for a fund balance as…
  • Amtrak Michigan line sets ridership record
    28 October
    (PORT HURON) -- Amtrak says a record number of passengers rode its line from Port Huron to Chicago last year while ridership on other Michigan lines declined. Reports say the rail service said Monday the Blue Line carried about 190,200 passengers for the budget year…
  • Couple in caged person case arrested
    28 October
    (PARIS TOWNSHIP) -- Huron County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a Paris Township couple after finding a 19-year old mentally challenged man caged inside their home last week. Deputies investigating a civil dispute Monday, October 20 were given permission to enter one of the bedrooms inside…
  • McKenzie Health System has new sign thanks to donations
    28 October
    (SANDUSKY) -- Money raised during the "Give Where You Live" campaign in May, sponsored by the Sanilac County Community Foundation, allowed McKenzie Health System in Sandusky to purchase a new exterior sign and awning. The theme "Renovate McKenzie" was used to raise donations, prizes and…
  • Barricaded gunman surrenders peacefully in Sandusky
    27 October
    (SANDUSKY) -- Sandusky Police officers were sent to the Green Acres Apartments at 410 Green Acres Drive Sunday afternoon around 12:45 p.m. for a man inside a family member's apartment armed with a shotgun and threatening suicide. Sandusky Police Chief Brett Lester says officers responded…
  • Sanilac County Health Department receives Director's Award
    27 October
    (SANDUSKY) -- The Sanilac County Health Department was recently presented with the 2014 Michigan Department of Community Health's Director Award, which was established in 1983 and is presented annually to a local health department in recognition of excellence in public health. The Sanilac County Health…
  • Successful Second Annual OctoberFun Fundraiser in Deckerville
    27 October
    (DECKERVILLE) -- Deckerville Community Hospital Auxiliary's 2nd annual OctoberFun dinner and dance fundraiser October 18 raised $1,450 for the hospital. Community members attended the event to enjoy great food, dancing, and the opportunity to win raffle prizes in support of the hospital Fifteen people took…
  • Seasons squeezing wheat planting
    27 October
    (AREA) -- The weather is having an impact on Michigan's wheat fields and area farmers say some won't green up next spring as the window for planting the overwintering grain crop is closing fast. Reports through the Michigan Farm Bureau say opportunities to get wheat…
  • Zehnder's opening waterpark with retractable roof
    27 October
    FRANKENMUTH, Mich. (AP) - Zehnder's Splash Village Hotel & Waterpark is opening a new waterpark in Frankenmuth this week that includes a retractable roof. The Atrium Waterpark opens to the public on Friday and also features a 20-person hot tub; a six-story raft ride; a…
  • Mentally challenged man found caged in Paris Township home
    27 October
    (PARIS TOWNSHIP) -- Huron County Sheriff's deputies investigating a civil dispute last Monday afternoon in the 3700 block of Minden Road found a mentally challenged man caged inside the home. Sheriff Kelly Hanson says Deputy Bismack was given permission to enter one of the bedrooms…
  • Deckerville man killed in motorcycle crash Thursday
    27 October
    (IMLAY TOWNSHIP) -- A 35-year-old Deckerville man died after crashing his motorcycle Thursday evening in Lapeer County's Imlay Township. According to Lapeer County Sheriff's deputies, Michael Gough was traveling north on Brown City Road near Dorrow Road around 10 p.m. on a 2000 Honda, when…
  • Strong sugar beet crop could delay processing
    27 October
    (BAY CITY) -- Officials at a Bay City-based sugar company are deciding if they should ask growers not to harvest some of their beets. Michigan Sugar Co. Vice President of Agriculture Paul Pfenninger says that this year's sugar beet crop could top 4.8 million tons.…
  • St. Clair County Sheriff's Office on board with OK2SAY
    24 October
    (PORT HURON) -- A new statewide program that enables students to confidentially report potential harm or criminal activity involving other students, kicked off Friday at Holland Woods Middle School in Port Huron. State Attorney General Bill Schuette rolled out the program called OK2SAY during a…
  • Queen sends first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'
    24 October
    LONDON (AP) - Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet - and she's signed it "Elizabeth R." The 88-year-old monarch tried her hand at Twitter as she opened a new gallery in central London's Science Museum Friday. The queen removed a glove to type…

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  • Two killed in Lexington Township crash late Tuesday
    29 October
    (LEXINGTON TOWNSHIP) -- Two people were killed in a single-vehicle crash late Tuesday night on Roach Road west of Croswell Road. Sanilac County Sheriff's deputies say 20-year old Laken Williams…
  • Vehicle damages city property in Marlette
    30 October
    (MARLETTE) -- Marlette Police are seeking tips from the public regarding a vehicle involved in an accident, which damaged city property. The incident occurred sometime in the morning hours of…
  • Couple arraigned, accused of caging autistic man
    29 October
    (PARIS TOWNSHIP) -- A couple accused of keeping a 19-year-old autistic man locked in a caged bed have been arraigned in Huron County District Court. 66-year old Timothy Tolin and…