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  • 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…
  • Worth Township crash sends two local residents to the hospital
    24 October
    (WORTH TOWNSHIP) -- Two people were injured in a two-car crash around 10 a.m. Thursday morning in Sanilac County's Worth Township. Sheriff's deputies say 19-year-old Kyle King of St. Clair was traveling north on M-25 near Galbraith Line when he attempted to make a left…
  • Two injured in Elk Township crash
    24 October
    (ELK TOWNSHIP) -- Fog and faulty trailer lights led to a two-car crash where two people were injured Thursday morning around 7:15 a.m. on M-90 near Farr Rd in Sanilac County's Elk Township. Sheriff's deputies say 36-year-old Shaun Priess of Yale had been towing a…
  • Multi-car crash temporarily closes I-69
    24 October
    (PORT HURON TOWNSHIP) -- A five car crash Friday morning temporarily closed eastbound I-69. St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon says the crash occurred in the construction zone of I-69, near I-94 around 7:15 a.m. One lane was closed for about an hour after the…
  • Sanilac County Health Department releases resources for Ebola and EV-D68 information
    24 October
    (AREA) -- The Sanilac County Health Department has released online resources that the public may access to get more information on Ebola and Enterovirus D-68. The 2014 Ebola outbreak is the largest in history, affecting large areas of West Africa. While the chances of an…
  • DECKERVILLE: Dr. Guerrero's retirement banquet
    24 October
    (DECKERVILLE) -- A Retirement Banquet in honor of Dr. Levi Guerrero of Deckerville will be held next Saturday, November 1. Residents and former patients are invited to attend at the Deckerville Community Schools cafeteria at 12:30 p.m. Today is the last day to purchase tickets…
  • Michigan picks state Christmas tree from Kingsford
    23 October
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) - A 63-foot blue spruce from the Upper Peninsula has been chosen as this year's state Christmas tree. Michigan officials announced the selection Wednesday of the state's 29th Christmas tree. The spruce will be delivered to the state Capitol on Nov. 1…
  • Lexington woman killed in head-on collision Wednesday
    23 October
    (BURTCHVILLE TOWNSHIP) -- One person was killed and three others were injured following a head on crash on Lakeshore Road in Burtchville Township Wednesday morning. According to St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon, the crash happened just before 11:30 a.m. when a car driven by…
  • Volunteers provide quilts for the homeless
    23 October
    (ALGONAC) -- Time and love went into several quilts made by the Algonac Church of Christ Ladies Auxiliary and their generosity will keep those who are homeless in the city of Algonac a little warmer this fall and winter. The volunteer group made the quilts…
  • Tuscola County Sheriff Lee Teschendorf Gets "Crime Fighter Award"
    23 October
    (TUSCOLA COUNTY) -- Tuscola County Sheriff Lee Teschendorf was recently honored with the prestigious "Crime Fighter Award" from Fight Crime: Invest in Kids Michigan. The statewide crime prevention non-profit organization is led by more than 500 of the state's best-known police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors, and…
  • Farmers support math education in local elementary school
    23 October
    (MARLETTE) -- Marlette Community Schools was recently presented with a $25,000 grant from America's Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The district is using the money to purchase the Go Math series, a curriculum that aligns with the Common Core standards, for…
  • Nicol Motors in Marlette back in business
    22 October
    (MARLETTE) -- After a devastating 9-alarm fire last week, Nicol Motor Sales in Marlette is back in business serving customers from a temporary location. For information call 989-635-3652. The fire that destroyed the dealership building on Morris Street was ruled accidental after gas vapors ignited…
  • Deckerville residents reminded of leaf pickup within village limits
    22 October
    (DECKERVILLE) -- The Village of Deckerville will be vacuuming leaves through November 25, or until the first snowfall. Village officials remind residents that leaves must be raked to the curb or out to the street next to the curb--loose leaves only, no bagged leaves. Leaves…
  • More than 75 Michigan communities formally oppose Canadian nuclear waste dump
    22 October
    (AREA) -- More than 75 Michigan communities formally oppose the construction of a permanent Canadian nuclear waste dump on the shores of Lake Huron. Efforts by State Senators Phil Pavlov of St. Clair Township and Mike Green of Mayville have been directed toward measures designed…
  • Sanilac County Board of Commissioners set public hearing date for proposed 2015 budget
    22 October
    (SANILAC COUNTY) -- The Sanilac County Board of Commissioners set a public hearing on the proposed 2015 budget for Tuesday, November 18. A budget committee, including elected officials and department leaders, was formed and a joint work session on the proposed $14,174,000 budget was held.…
  • Governor: Michigan hospitals ready for Ebola threat
    22 October
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Gov. Rick Snyder says hospitals across Michigan say they're ready if needed to respond to patients with potential Ebola virus infection. Snyder gave the update Wednesday, saying the state is aggressively planning and working with hospitals. Two health officials leading Michigan's…
  • Vassar resident injured in Vassar Township crash
    21 October
    (VASSAR TOWNSHIP) -- A 67-year old Vassar resident was airlifted to a Saginaw area hospital following a two-vehicle crash Monday evening in Vassar Township. Tuscola County Sheriff's deputies say the incident took place around 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of Saginaw and Hess Roads. Investigation…
  • Applegate Fire Department raises money to purchase ambulance
    21 October
    (APPLEGATE) -- Strong community support was instrumental in the Applegate Fire Department raising enough funds to purchase a used ambulance, which will be used as an equipment truck. The department had been using a truck from 1991 that had racked up 280,000 miles and was…
  • Great Lakes water levels rise to above average
    21 October
    (PORT HURON) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Detroit says water levels in Lakes Michigan and Huron are above average this season for the first time since 1998. Army Corps watershed hydrology chief Keith Kompoltowicz says the lakes are 19 to 20 inches…
  • Man charged in Armada killing pleads in drug case
    21 October
    (PORT HURON) -- A man charged with killing a 14-year-old girl as she walked her dog in Armada has pleaded guilty to a separate drug charge. 32-year-old James VanCallis pleaded guilty to manufacturing marijuana Monday in St. Clair County court. His 66-year-old father also pleaded…
  • Fall Yard Clean-Up in Marlette
    20 October
    (MARLETTE) -- Marlette High School National Honor Society members will be working on their volunteer hours by doing fall yard clean-up for elderly and disabled residents within the city limits of Marlette on Saturday, November 1 from 9 a.m.-Noon, weather permitting. Residents in need of…
  • Thumb Veterinary Services Open House set for Oct. 24
    20 October
    (SANDUSKY) -- Thumb Veterinary Services in Sandusky will hold an open house at their new facility at 60 E. Miller Road on Friday, October 24 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The animal care clinic was founded in 1957 as Deckerville Veterinary Clinic by Dr. Bob Muir…
  • Eva's Place Receives Generous Donation of Cereal
    20 October
    (AREA) -- Marlette Regional Hospital retirees recently donated a trunk load of boxed cereal for the children at Eva's Place, Sanilac County's shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. The group collected the donations at their annual meeting to recognize Domestic…
  • Michigan State Police Patrol Vehicle Struck by Passing Motorist during Traffic Stop
    20 October
    (CARO) -- A Michigan State Police patrol vehicle was struck while the trooper was on a traffic stop Saturday night on M-46 near Shaw Road. The incident took place just after 8:30 p.m. when the fully marked car with emergency lights activated was parked on…
  • Suspect in McGregor Homicide Identified
    20 October
    (AREA) -- Sanilac County Sheriff's investigators have confirmed that the suspect in connection with the homicide of Billy Chernow, Jr. of McGregor has been identified as 40-year old David Lamont of Deckerville. Sheriff Garry Biniecki says facts gathered early in the investigation regarding Chernow's whereabouts…
  • SUSPECT IN CHERNOW HOMICIDE FOUND DECEASED
    17 October
    (SANILAC COUNTY) -- Sheriff's investigators say the primary suspect in connection to the homicide of 35-year old McGregor resident Billy Chernow Jr. was found dead inside his home from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Authorities found the 40-year-old Deckerville man with the…
  • More small businesses eligible for flooding help
    17 October
    (AREA) -- Small businesses in more Michigan counties are eligible for low-interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration following flooding in August. Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties were hit hard by the flooding. Officials announced this week that small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives and…
  • Thousands of honeybees swarm students amid lesson
    17 October
    (LAPEER) -- A group of Michigan students had a close encounter with thousands of honeybees as part of a lesson about the insects. The seventh-grade students are part of the Outdoor Club at Rolland-Warner Middle School in Lapeer. Science teacher Chris Prill led students Thursday…
  • Two heroin distribution felony arrests in Huron County
    17 October
    (HURON COUNTY) -- A nearly 7-week investigation into illegal drug activity by the Huron County Sheriff's Department and Bad Axe Police resulted in the arrested of two men Wednesday afternoon at an agricultural commodity storage yard on McDonald Road in Sigel Township. 22-year old Nickolas…

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  • Lexington woman killed in head-on collision Wednesday
    23 October
    (BURTCHVILLE TOWNSHIP) -- One person was killed and three others were injured following a head on crash on Lakeshore Road in Burtchville Township Wednesday morning. According to St. Clair County…
  • Nicol Motors in Marlette back in business
    22 October
    (MARLETTE) -- After a devastating 9-alarm fire last week, Nicol Motor Sales in Marlette is back in business serving customers from a temporary location. For information call 989-635-3652. The fire…
  • Farmers support math education in local elementary school
    23 October
    (MARLETTE) -- Marlette Community Schools was recently presented with a $25,000 grant from America's Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The district is using the money to…