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  • Sanilac County Annual Test of Emergency Warning System March 31
    27 March
    (SANILAC COUNTY) -- Sanilac County will conduct its annual test of the Emergency Warning System on Monday, March 30. The test will begin countywide at 5 p.m. with warning sirens activated by local fire departments in the warning mode. An all clear will be set…
  • Huron County Sheriff's Deputies Recognized at 2015 Annual Meeting
    27 March
    (HURON COUNTY) -- The Huron County Sheriff's Office held its annual staff meeting last Thursday and discussed office plans, expectations, and last year's activity. Seven deputies were also recognized for their outstanding service achievements in 2014. Corporal Stephanie Voss was recognized for collecting over $35,000…
  • Marlette man injured in Snover Road crash
    27 March
    (SANILAC COUNTY) -- A 24-year old Marlette man swerved to miss a deer late Thursday night just west of Snover and the vehicle ended up on its side. Sanilac County Sheriff's deputies say the incident took place just before 11 p.m. when Jamie Black was…
  • Stolen pills recovered in Bad Axe
    26 March
    (BAD AXE) -- The Huron County Sheriff's Office, with the assistance of Bad Axe Police, served a search warrant at a residence on S. Port Crescent Street in Bad Axe on Wednesday evening. The search warrant was the result of an investigation which involved the…
  • Local organizations benefit from the America's Farmers Grow Communities Program through Monsanto
    26 March
    (AREA) -- Five organizations in the Thumb will benefit from a $2,500 donation by the Monsanto Fund through its America's Farmers Grow Communities initiative. Farmers enroll in the program and choose a nonprofit organization of their choice to donate the money to. In Huron County,…
  • Michigan House approves bill prohibiting drones for hunting
    26 March
    (AREA) -- Michigan's House has approved two bills that would prohibit the use of drones by hunters and those seeking to interfere with hunting. The House approved the bills unanimously Wednesday. Violation of the proposed law would be a misdemeanor and could bring jail time…
  • St. Clair County Drug Task Force nets thousands in illegal drugs
    26 March
    (ST. CLAIR COUNTY) -- The St. Clair County Drug Task Force seized thousands of dollars of crystal meth and heroin during two separate raids Tuesday. The first took place at 2 a.m. when officers stopped a vehicle and found a dealers quantity of crystal meth…
  • Bad Axe Team take top honors in Winter Thumb Quiz Bowl Championship
    26 March
    (PECK) -- The Winter Thumb Quiz Bowl Championship was held at the Sanilac Career Center in Peck Wednesday with teams from Bad Axe, Marlette, Ubly, CPS, Sandusky, Peck, North Branch, Kingston, Brown City, and Elkton-Pigeon Bay Port participating. Bad Axe took top honors. Bad Axe…
  • Lexington Police Officers honored
    26 March
    (LEXINGTON) -- Two Lexington Police officers were honored Wednesday for their exemplary service to the community. Sgt. Jason Schoen was presented with 2014 Officer of the Year for his hard work and self-dedication to the community. He also received the Life Saving Award for saving…
  • Representative Lauwers welcomes agriculture industry to Capitol
    26 March
    (AREA) -- State Representative Dan Lauwers, Chair of the House Committee on Agriculture, welcomed representatives of the Michigan agriculture industry to Lansing Wednesday during Ag Day at the state Capitol. Lauwers of Brockway Township, touted the diversity of agriculture in Michigan during the day-long appreciation…
  • St. Clair County drawbridges to reopen early next week
    26 March
    (PORT HURON) -- A transportation official says two drawbridges that span rivers in St. Clair County could reopen to traffic as soon as Monday evening. Jim Petronski, a project manager with the Michigan Department of Transportation, says final inspections for the Military Street Bridge in…
  • Senator Pavlov and area students attend 4-H Capitol Experience Ceremony and Legislative Breakfast
    25 March
    (AREA) -- State Senator Phil Pavlov attended the 4-H Capitol Experience Ceremony and Legislative Breakfast on Tuesday to honor several students from the 25th Senate District who participated in the program. Capitol Experience educates and energizes young people about state government and public policy. More…
  • Deckerville Schools give high school principal an 'effective' rating during evaluation
    25 March
    (DECKERVILLE) -- The Deckerville School Board Monday night discussed High School Principal Matthew Connelly's evaluation, giving him an 'effective' rating. The preliminary numbers for the 2015-2016 budget were reviewed and showed revenues at $5.2 million and expenses at $5.5 million for a deficit of $292,922.…
  • Multi-jurisdictional investigation leads to sexual assault arrest
    24 March
    (SIGEL TOWNSHIP) -- On Tuesday morning, the Huron County Sheriff's Department arrested a 29-year-old Sigel Township man wanted for sexually assaulting a child under the age of 16 in Wisconsin. The department had been assisting the Dunn County Sheriff's Office in Menomonie, Wisconsin, with the…
  • Cooperative Elevator Company holds annual stockholders meeting
    24 March
    (HURON COUNTY) -- The Cooperative Elevator Company held its 100th annual stockholders meeting Monday in Bad Axe and elected three individuals to the board of directors, reported financial information for the year ended January 31, and recognized the Coop's 100-year anniversary. Presentations were given by…
  • Lapeer County authorities find missing girl in a tree house
    24 March
    (ATTICA TOWNSHIP) -- Lapeer County Sheriff's deputies found a runaway girl Monday in a tree house behind her former boyfriend's residence. The 15-year old Attica girl was unharmed and informed police that she left on her own will. The teen was reported missing Sunday morning…
  • Akron man sentenced in embezzlement case
    24 March
    (HURON COUNTY) -- The 34-year old Akron man who pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $800,000 from the Blue Diamond Steel Plant in Pigeon has been sentenced to 5 to 20 years in prison. Chad Letson appeared for sentencing Monday afternoon. He was also handed…
  • Third suspect in Worth Twp. Meth Lab Raid Arrested
    23 March
    (WORTH TOWNSHIP) -- The third suspect arrested in a drug raid last month in Worth Township was arrested by Croswell Police after a warrant was issued for his arrest. 23-year old Benjamin Green of Lexington Township failed to appear for arraignment last week. He has…
  • Ronald McDonald set to visit Sandusky location for March is Reading Month
    23 March
    (SANDUSKY) -- McDonald's in Sandusky has joined forces with the Sandusky District Library of a "March is Reading Month" celebration on Tuesday, March 24 from 4-7 p.m. with special guest Ronald McDonald. A portion of the proceeds from the dine-in sales will benefit the Sandusky…
  • Large sweep of known violent crime areas in Port Huron results in over 50 arrests
    23 March
    (ST. CLAIR COUNTY) -- Officers with the Port Huron Police and Michigan State Police Troopers arrested more than 50 offenders during the "Data Driven Approach to Crime and Traffic Suppression" effort last Friday. The program focuses on areas prone to street crimes, open air drug…
  • Brian Williams attends gala to keep alma mater open
    23 March
    ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, N.J. (AP) - Suspended NBC News anchor Brian Williams attended a fundraiser and donated $50,000 in a bid to keep his Catholic high school in New Jersey from closing. Mater Dei Prep announced in February it will close in June because of financial…
  • Warren man arrested following altercation with a handgun in Port Austin
    23 March
    (PORT AUSTIN) -- Charges are expected for a 41-year-old Warren man who police say fired a handgun during an altercation around 3 a.m. Sunday in Port Austin. According to Huron County Sheriff Kelly Hanson, deputies were called after a fight had broken out earlier at…
  • Four arrested in China Township drug raid
    23 March
    (CHINA TOWNSHIP) -- Four people were arrested and thousands of dollars in illegal drugs were seized during a raid Wednesday night in the 5300 block of Marsh Road in St. Clair County's China Township. Drug Task Force Officers seized marijuana valued at $2,500, psilocybin mushrooms…
  • Coast Guard welcomes spring by breaking up Great Lakes ice
    23 March
    (ALGONAC) -- The U.S. Coast Guard is welcoming spring by breaking up ice that remains on some Great Lakes shipping channels. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay welcomed aboard members of the media Friday to demonstrate icebreaking on the St. Clair River.…
  • Michigan schools, sheriff's departments to get share of $4M
    23 March
    (AREA) -- State police say 56 Michigan public school districts, 15 private schools, 11 charter schools and five sheriff's departments will get a share of $4 million in funding to boost school safety. The money announced Friday will be used to purchase equipment and technology…
  • Marlette Schools to start task of hiring new Superintendent
    20 March
    (MARLETTE) -- The Marlette School Board has hired Charles Andrews from the Michigan Leadership Institute to assist in the search for a new superintendent. Current Superintendent Alan Broughton will be leaving the district effective June 30. The retired school administrator also served on an interim…
  • Memorial Bench planned to remember Sanilac County Dispatcher Tricia Shephard
    20 March
    (SANILAC COUNTY) -- The Sanilac County Sheriff's Department will honor former county Dispatcher Tricia Shephard by placing a memorial bench on county property near the Sheriff's Office with an eternal light. The board of commissioners approved the request during Tuesday's meeting. 9-1-1 Coordinator Dawn Cubitt…
  • Project set to restore wildlife habitat on Harsens Island
    20 March
    (CLAY TOWNSHIP) -- A project to restore wildlife habitat on Harsens Island and improve recreational opportunities is moving forward. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says the project will be funded by Great Lakes Restoration Initiative money. Contractors working with the EPA took an airboat tour…
  • State Senator Green welcomes Lapeer County Young Republicans to Capitol
    20 March
    (LANSING) -- State Senator Mike Green, R-Mayville, welcomed several young leaders from the Lapeer County Young Republicans to the state Capitol for an inside look at state government on Wednesday, March 18. “It is my privilege to welcome these young students to the state Capitol…
  • Kine North Huron teacher named MFB's 2015 Agriscience Educator of the Year
    20 March
    (AREA) -- Kinde North Huron Schools teacher Joseph Ankley has been named Michigan Farm Bureau's 2015 Agriscience Educator of the Year. Mr. Ankley's students are immersed in agriscience education throughout middle and high school. Using tools and techniques studied in the classroom, they transfer the…

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