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October 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Roll the dough, gals

The Applegate United Methodist Women started making apple pies some 18 years ago. The first year, they were lucky to sell 200. More...

News

SAVE Council combats domestic violence

Supports millage for Eva’s Place

Every October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month is observed to bring to light an issue that affects our communities in a staggering way. More...

Worth Township dogged by sewer fight

Must pay $72,000 for non-compliance

WORTH TWP. — The consequences of Worth Township’s decision to fight the Michigan Department of Environment Quality over the mandated construction of a sewer system won’t go away. More...

Write-ins prompt race for Sandusky School Board

New candidate also files at CPS

Two men are running as write-in candidates for the 4-year Sandusky School Board seat. And an incumbent Carsonville-Port Sanilac Board member is a write-in candidate for a 6-year term. More...

Celebrations & Milestones

Aldrich, Weber wed

Ashley Aldrich and Daniel Weber were joined together in marriage June 28 at Peace Lutheran Church in Sandusky. Ashley is the daughter of Brian and Kristine Aldrich of Sandusky. Daniel is the son of Robert and Laurie Weber of Ruth. More...

New minister at Holy Redeemer

Coleen and Rev. David Schinbeckler Rev. David Schinbeckler is the new pastor at Holy Redeemer Lutheran Church in Sandusky. Schinbeckler and his wife Coleen are natives of Fort Wayne, Indiana. More...

Royalty in D’ville

The 2014 Homecoming King and Queen have been crowned at Deckerville High School. The royal couple received royal titles at Friday’s football game. King Curtis Fritch is the son of Jason and Lisa Fritch. More...

Sports

Pirates hold off Eagles in OT!

Win 2nd straight NCTL title, 30-28

PECK — Momentum can be cast aside, apparently, in a game of talented rivals vying for a league championship. More...

Peck’s McDaniel named Lions High School Coach of the Week

DETROIT — The Detroit Lions have named Rob McDaniel of Peck High School the week seven recipient of the 2014 Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan High School Coach of the Week Program. More...

C-L girls run to BWAC title; boys take 2nd place

WALES TWP. — The Cros-Lex cross country teams have been the dominant force in the Blue Water Area Conference since its inception in 2002. More...

‘There’s been an outpouring of support’

8-alarm blaze destroys Marlette’s Nicol Motor Sales

MARLETTE — The community is showing support for a third generation business destroyed by fire last week. Fifty to 60 firefighters from eight departments battled flames and heavy smoke at Nicol Motor Sales on Oct. 14. More...

Marlette audit shows turnaround

MARLETTE — The audit is in and Marlette Community Schools gets an “A plus.” The audit, performed by certified public accountants representing Anderson, Tuckey, Bernhardt and Doran was presented to the board of education Oct. 13. More...

Brown City pulls reins on horse manure

BROWN CITY — The City Council has put the horsewhip away on the manure issue. Last week, council agreed to not pursue the matter and wait for a response from the leader of the Amish community. More...

Opinion

In My Opinion

Compete for what matters most in life

Many of us have participated in sports. Maybe in elementary, high school, college or as recreational exercise. It has been said that athletics can teach us a great deal about life. I guess that is true. More...

In Your Words

“Congress shall make no law... abridging the freedom of speech or of the press.”

Support D’vill Class of 2016 Dear Editor: More...

Obituaries

ALICE M. HAHN

LEXINGTON

Alice Mae Hahn, age 90, a resident of Lexington passed away on Monday, October 13, 2014 at Sunrise of Rochester, in Rochester, Mich. where she had been recently living. More...

MARABELLE J. HOWELL

MARLETTE

Marabelle J. Howell, age 84, of Marlette, passed away Monday, October 13, 2014 at St. Mary’s of Michigan Hospital in Saginaw. She was born September 16, 1930 in Piqua, Ohio, the daughter of the late Werley and Ruth (Chippley) Miller. More...

THOMAS J. BALINSKI

WORTH TOWNSHIP

Thomas J. Balinski, age 71 of Worth Township, passed away on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, in Harbor Beach Hospital, after a short illness. He was born on April 18, 1943, in Hamtramck, the son of the late Chester and Irene Balinski. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

FOOD/BENEFITS Thursday Oct. 23 Brown City Food Pantry distribution, 4-5:30 p.m., new location, 2nd driveway past min-storage building west of Brown City on M-90. Friday Oct. 24 More...

Court News

Circuit Court

The following people were sentenced last week in 24th Judicial Circuit Court after pleading guilty to contempt of court for failure to pay child support: Matthew K. Mills, 31, Brown City. 90 days in jail or pay $144.50/month. More...

Divorces

Sarah Rushing v Casey Inman Lisa L. McDonald v Heath R. McDonald More...

District Court

The following people have been sentenced or bound over to circuit court in 73A District Court in Sanilac County: More...

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