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April 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff pulls work crew from recycling center

Contraband incidents prompt decision

Sheriff Garry Biniecki has pulled the plug on jail inmates working at the county recycling center. The final day for the jail work crew, and individual prisoners being assigned to the facility was April 11. More...

“Jump” event raises $2,000

During “Jump Rope for Heart”, which takes place during physical education classes, students learn the importance of living a healthy lifestyle, nutrition, how the heart works and jump rop More...

News

Alcohol suspected in teens’ car crash

MARION TWP. — Two 18-yearolds driving to Deckerville High School Thursday were injured in a rollover accident that may have involved drinking. The one-vehicle crash occurred at 7:30 a.m. on Deckerville Road near Hunt Road. More...

Worth officials hear sewer project update

WORTH TWP. — A financial summary of the proposed sewer project was presented at the April 16 township board meeting. More...

Sandusky hires cleanup crews for branches

The resignation of Joe Allen, manager of the Sandusky City Airport, was announced at the April 21 meeting of the Sandusky City Council. More...

Obituaries

KIMBERLY ANN CONELY

SANDUSKY

Kimberly Ann Conely, age 45, of Sandusky, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. She was born November 8, 1968 in Bakersfield, Calif., the daughter of the late Jack and Henrietta (Packard) Nelson. More...

LARRY A. NYE

DECKERVILLE

Larry A. Nye, age 71, of Deckerville, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in his home. He was born November 5, 1942, the son of the late Edward and Eleanor (Umbreit) Nye. Larry was employed at Adapt Industries in Sandusky. More...

HERB ISELER

PECK

Herb Iseler age 96, of Peck, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014 at home. He was born September 3, 1917 Filion, Mich., the son of the late Karl and Emma (Engel) Iseler. He was married to Esther G. Schubring on April 19, 1941 in Port Hope. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

FOOD/BENEFITS Saturday April 26 Sanilac County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner, 5:30 p.m., Woodland Hills Golf Club, Sandusky. Keynote speaker Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette. Buy tickets from any county Republican Party member. More...

Sports

Raider boys off to fast start

Pirates runners-up at Marlette Invitational

MARLETTE - For most area schools involved, the Marlette Invitational boys track & fields field meet last thursday was their first live competition because of a prolonged, harsh winter. The host Red Raiders, though, were ready to let loose. More...

Pitching takes Cros-Lex to Friendship title

ST. CLAIR - The Cros-Lex Pioneers bounced back this past Saturday in a big way from their opening league doubleheader losses to Armada earlier in the week. More...

Tovars, distance runners lead Lady ‘Skins to Marlette title

Photo by Dale Ball

MARLETTE - Coach Kurt Wentzel of Sandusky did not really know for sure his team was a champion until the final scores were announced at Thursday’s Marlette Invitational track and field meet. More...

County won’t pay for beach water testing

Officials want local units to pitch in

County Commissioners are hoping local units of government that benefit from the county’s shoreline beaches will step up to pay for water testing. More...

Hunting Easter eggs is no yolk

A couple hundred kids scooped up more than 3,000 eggs Saturday at the Community Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Sportsmen’s Ministry of Countryside Free Methodist Church, Sandusky. More...

Sandusky to test for alcohol at prom

Sandusky students attending the high school prom next month may be tested for alcohol. More...

Opinion

In My Opinion

What if ....

I have been fortunate to have known many people in my life who have posed the question, “What if…” It was meant as an alternative to an observation I had made. More...

In Your Words

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

Help support scouting Dear Editor: I’d like to thank the Kiwanis Club for their generous donation of $1,000 to the Community Friends of Scouting. More...

New craft store and more opens

Michigan Creations, owned by Butch and Nancy Bridge, is now open at 83 N. Howard Ave. in Croswell. More...

Celebrations & Milestones

Students on Dean’s List

UNIVERSITY CENTER — Saginaw Valley State University recently named 1,950 students to the Fall 2013 Deans’ List. To be eligible for the Deans’ List, a student must carry a semester grade point average of 3.4 or better. More...

Sandusky High announces top grads

Sandusky High School has announced the top graduating seniors for the Class of 2-14. The valedictorian is Melanie Mrozek. The daughter of Scott and Donna Mrozek, she has a 4.0 grade point average. More...

Cain, Davis to wed

Tara L. Cain and Theodore L. Davis II, both of Snover will wed June 7 at 2:30 p.m. at the Mooretown Brethren in Christ Church, Sandusky, with Pastor Brad Gniewek officiating. More...

Court News

Circuit Court

The following people have been sentenced in 24th Judicial Circuit Court: Jennifer M. Heuer, 31, Deckerville. Guilty: probation violation. 365 days in jail, credit for 330 served. Discharged from probation unsuccessfully. More...

District Court

The following people have been sentenced or bound over to circuit court in 73A District Court in Sanilac County: Johnathon F. Clyne, 33, Lexington. Police officer flee 3rd degree, operate intoxicated, reckless driving, no/multiple license. More...

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