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  • ATTENTION SANILAC COUNTY FARMERS: 2014 & 2015 ARCPLC Enrollment Period Announced
    31 July
    (AREA) -- Sanilac County farmers are reminded that the enrollment period to sign up for the 2014 and 2015 Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage has started and will continue through September 30. While payments are no longer guaranteed, farmers are reminded that contracts…
  • St. Clair County Sheriff leads Water Warriors on final leg of trip
    31 July
    (PORT HURON) -- St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon and members of the department's Marine Division led the Water Warriors on the final leg of their journey Friday. The Water Warriors are a group of individuals who take a yearly trek down Lake Huron from…
  • Croswell area man faces 20-years in prison in "Meth Lab" case
    31 July
    (CROSWELL) -- A 30-year old Croswell man faces up to 20-years in prison after being convicted of conspiracy to manufacture meth, manufacturing meth, and operating and maintaining a meth lab. The Sanilac County jury handed down their verdict against Brian Wheeler on Thursday. He is…
  • Court affirms conviction, sentence in false rape case against Sara Ylen
    31 July
    (PORT HURON) -- The Michigan appeals court has upheld the conviction and sentence of a Lexington area woman who was charged with falsely accusing two men of rape in the Port Huron area. It's one of two cases that have put Sara Ylen in prison.…
  • One killed in Kimball Township house fire
    31 July
    (KIMBALL TOWNSHIP) -- One person was killed in an early morning house fire in Kimball Township Friday. St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon says dispatch was alerted of the blaze in the 5900 block of Ravenswood Road just before 3:30 a.m. Kimball Township Fire Chief…
  • Feds says more than $13 million recovered from rogue doctor
    31 July
    DETROIT (AP) - The government says $13 million to $14 million has been recovered so far from a Detroit-area cancer doctor who gave unnecessary treatments to patients. Federal prosecutor Catherine Dick says victims will be first in line to get some compensation from the assets…
  • Rescuers recover body of teen from Lake Minnawanna
    31 July
    (METAMORA) -- Rescuers have recovered the body of a 17-year-old Flint boy from a lake in Lapeer County. Authorities say Troy Paxton drowned Thursday while attempting to swim across Lake Minnawanna at Metamora-Hadley State Recreation Area. Lapeer County Sheriff's Lt. Gary Parks says Paxton and…
  • Wayne County may send inmates to Isabella, Tuscola counties
    30 July
    (AREA) -- A proposal in Wayne County would send some of its inmates to jails in other Michigan counties. Reports say the agreements would send up to 20 inmates to the Isabella County Jail in Mount Pleasant and up to 15 inmates to the Tuscola…
  • Sanilac County Beaches test safe for swimming
    30 July
    (AREA) -- The Sanilac County Health Department advises residents that all beaches in the county have tested safe for swimming this weekend. Beach waters were tested at the Lexington and Forestville Village Parks and the Forester, Port Sanilac, and Lexington County Parks.
  • Croswell area man killed in early morning crash Thursday
    30 July
    (ELK TOWNSHIP) -- A 32-year old Croswell area man was killed in a single vehicle crash early Thursday at 12:10 a.m. along South Sandusky Road near Marlette Road in Sanilac County's Elk Township. Sheriff's deputies and Sandusky Police arrived at the scene and found a…
  • Three injured in Argyle Township crash Wednesday night
    30 July
    (ARGYLE TOWNSHIP) -- Three people were injured, one seriously, in single vehicle accident Wednesday evening around 9:30 p.m. in Sanilac County's Argyle Township. According to deputies, a 36-year-old Sandusky woman was traveling south on Sheldon Road near Shabbona Road when she lost control of her…
  • 34-year-old man charged after 4 dogs strangled
    30 July
    (MOORE TOWNSHIP) -- A 34-year-old man faces charges after authorities say he strangled four dogs in Sanilac County. Joshua Scoon is accused of killing the pit bulls in June. Undersheriff Brad Roff says Scoon turned himself in for a probation violation and a sergeant was…
  • Dog that survived being shot with crossbow gets new home
    29 July
    (NEWPORT) -- A dog that survived being shot in the head with a crossbow has a new home at an animal rescue and rehabilitation facility in Monroe County. The 65-pound black-coated mastiff-Labrador mix named Gemma was found wandering in North Branch in March by a…
  • Sanilac County Sheriff's Office Work Crew Receives Donation
    29 July
    (SANILAC COUNTY) -- Sanilac County Sheriff's Work Crew Supervisor Doug Shagena recently receives a $100 donation from Marlette Treasurer Sarah Kady on behalf of the City of Marlette for the Crew's hard work at the city park during the "Dog Days of Summer" celebration.
  • High water, waves erode Chrysler Beach in Marysville
    29 July
    (MARYSVILLE) -- High water on the Great Lakes is making waves for Marysville. Chrysler Beach on the St. Clair River is being damaged by erosion. Barry Kreiner is head of the Marysville Department of Public Works. He says waves are starting to wear down the…
  • New Patrol Vehicle Approved for Brown City Police Department
    29 July
    (BROWN CITY) -- The Brown City Council Monday approved the purchase of a new vehicle for the police department. A 2016 Ford Explorer Interceptor will replace the departments current 2005 Crown Victoria. The city budgeted $27,000 for the purchase. Outfitting the new Explorer with items…
  • Lane closures set as pulled-down pedestrian bridge rebuilt
    29 July
    (DETROIT) -- Lane closures are planned on a Detroit freeway as the state rebuilds a pedestrian bridge that was pulled down last year after a trash truck boom slammed into it. Left lanes of the Southfield Freeway in both directions near Joy Road will close…
  • Lapeer Road in Port Huron Twp. Open
    28 July
    (PORT HURON TOWNSHIP) -- Lapeer Road in Port Huron Township reopened at the I-94 overpass Tuesday afternoon with one lane open in each direction, without a traffic signal. The roadway has been down to one lane with a traffic signal since mid-April. The Department of…
  • Lapeer County Road Construction Alert
    28 July
    (LAPEER COUNTY) -- The Lapeer County Road Commission reports that beginning Monday, August 3, Bowers Road will be closed at Myers Road. All of the work will be happening along Bower Road and it will be blocked off on the ends and at Myers Road.…
  • Supporters of Confederate flag stage east Michigan caravan
    28 July
    (LAPEER) -- A caravan of Confederate flag supporters has staged a moving rally in eastern Michigan in support of a symbol they say is about Southern heritage. Reports say more than 50 vehicles flew the Confederate flag in a caravan from Oxford to Lapeer on…
  • Sanilac County Sheriff's deputies investigate two-vehicle crash; driver arrested at the scene
    28 July
    (WORTH TOWNSHIP) -- Sanilac County Sheriff's deputies responded to a two-vehicle head-on crash in Sanilac County's Worth Township Sunday afternoon around 5:30 p.m. According to deputies, a 22-year-old Port Huron man was traveling north on M-25 near Fisher Road in a 2007 Pontiac G6 when…
  • 62 Recruits Become State Police Troopers; 492 Troopers Hired in Last Four Years
    28 July
    (AREA) -- Sixty-two new Michigan State Police Troopers reported for their first day of work at MSP posts across the state Monday, following their graduation from the 128th Trooper Recruit School. The school began on March 1, when 85 prospective troopers reported to the MSP…
  • Missing Argyle woman found safe
    27 July
    (SANILAC COUNTY) -- The missing Argyle woman who walked away from her home was found unharmed in a corn field Monday afternoon. Sanilac County Sheriff Garry Biniecki says his department started the search for 69-year old Hazel Lynne Ricketts shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday when…
  • Bay Port man jailed for threatening individuals with a gun
    27 July
    (FAIRHAVEN TOWNSHIP) -- A 55-year old Bay Port man was arrested Saturday afternoon for felonious assault. Huron County Sheriff's deputies were sent to a home at 1372 Unionville Road in Fairhaven Township after a report of the homeowner threatening individuals with a handgun. When deputies…
  • County names patrol boat for sheriff who drowned in 1932
    27 July
    CASEVILLE, Mich. (AP) - The Huron County Sheriff's Department has a new patrol boat named for a sheriff who drowned in Lake Huron in 1932. The boat is named for Huron County Sheriff Joseph J. Murray, who fell overboard while checking for illegal fishing nets.…
  • Singers fall short of breaking caroling record in Michigan
    27 July
    FRANKENMUTH, Mich. (AP) - Singers have fallen short in an attempt in Frankenmuth to break the Guinness World Records mark for the most people singing Christmas carols. St. Lorenz Church and School said Monday there were about 500 fewer people than needed at Saturday's "Christmas…
  • Minden City man killed in early Sunday morning crash
    27 July
    (BINGHAM TOWNSHIP) -- A 41-year-old Minden City man was killed early Sunday morning, just before 3 a.m. Huron County Sheriff Kelly Hanson says a truck driver called 9-1-1 to report a man lying in the westbound lane of Atwater Road near Nugent Road in Bingham…
  • Intoxicated man arrested for illegally entering man's garage on Ubly Road
    27 July
    (HURON COUNTY) -- Huron County Sheriff's deputies were sent to a location on Ubly Road Sunday morning around 7 a.m. when a homeowner called police to report a man had entered his garage, which had been left unlocked. When deputies arrived, they found an intoxicated…
  • Road Rage Incident lands Lexington man in jail
    27 July
    (WORTH TOWNSHIP) -- Police from several agencies in Sanilac County were dispatched to the area of Babcock and Burns Line Roads in Worth Township after several calls about a road rage incident were made to Sanilac Central Dispatch Friday night at around 11 p.m. According…
  • Minden City man seriously injured after motorcycle collides with deer
    27 July
    (MINDEN TOWNSHIP) -- A 54-year-old Minden City man was air-lifted by Lifenet to Saginaw Covenant Hospital after striking a deer with his motorcycle around 7:52 p.m. Friday evening in Sanilac County's Minden Township. Sheriff's deputies say Donald Glaza of Minden City was traveling east on…

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