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September 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

City officials to Amish: Don’t horse around with manure

BROWN CITY — City officials have given the poop to the local Amish community: clean up horse manure or possibly face a new ordinance with penalties. City Manager Clint Holmes informed city council Sept. More...

Sandusky OKs contracts

The Sandusky City Council on Monday approved contracts for the city manager and police chief, opted to pay back taxes on a condemned property, and to take bids on the so-called “wall” design rather than just give the contract to an Ann Ar More...

News

Charges dismissed against former school board member

Criminal charges against a Carsonville woman charged with assault in a fight in the Carsonville Beer Tent have been dismissed. More...

A Chance to Change opens

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Friday for the new Sandusky business, A Chance to Change Drug and Alcohol Testing. At 28 E. More...

Competency exam ordered in stabbing

A competency exam has been ordered for the man accused in a Labor Day weekend stabbing. 73rd District Court Judge Gregory Ross ordered the criminal responsibility competency exam for Roman R. Priehs, 23, Carsonville on Sept. 4. More...

Obituaries

RON LADD HUFFMAN

TRAVERSE CITY

Ron Huffman of Traverse City, formerly of Marlette passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 with his best friend and companion Joan Hendrickson at his side. Ron was born February 12, 1934 the only child to Roll T. More...

THOMAS MILO BELTZ

MARLETTE

Thomas Milo Beltz, age 64, of Marlette, passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at his home in Marlette. He was born December 19, 1949 in Brown City, the son of the late Earl and M. Ruth (Fitch) Beltz. More...

DONNA MURLE PETERSON

OWOSSO

Donna M. (Molesworth) Peterson, age 84 of Owosso, formerly of Croswell, passed away on Friday, September 12, 2014, in Owosso. More...

Court News

District Court

The following people have been sentenced or bound over to circuit court in 73A District Court in Sanilac County: Jesse L. Knox, 45, Brown City. Probation violation. 30 days in jail, credit for 2 served. More...

Divorce

Joshua J. Dwyer v Rhoda C. Dwyer More...

‘My dad shot Uncle Paul’

Suspect’s mom, son testify at murder exam

Hunter Ginther, 8, was just big enough to look over the witness stand as he testified at his father’s preliminary examination in the shooting death of Paul Barr. More...

Sandusky M-46 project to start soon

Two road construction projects, in Sandusky and Flynn Township will be underway soon, with more projects to follow. More...

Hog Town raises $15K for hospice

The 10th annual Hog Town Run to benefit United Hospice Service of Marlette Regional Hospital raised $15,000. More than 800 motorcycles and 1,200 riders participated in the event on Aug. 9. More...

Opinion

IN MY OPINION

Success

The past month I have been thinking about success. What is success? What is it that makes someone successful? Is it something tangible that involves things or does it also have an intangible element? Last month was the annual Sanilac County Fair. More...

IN YOUR WORDS

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

Helping Hands plans fundraiser Sept. 20-21 Dear Editor: More...

Correction

Paul Muxlow is the State Representative for the 83rd District. Keith Muxlow is Paul’s brother and a former state representative. In last week’s campaign finance article, Keith’s name was substituted for Paul’s in error. More...

Celebrations & Milestones

New Black Belts

Nepper’s Martial Sciences Academy of Sandusky announces the promotion of three of its members to new Black Belt ranks. More...

Spring Arbor grads announced

SPRING ARBOR — Spring Arbor University has announced local students who received bachelor’s or master’s degrees during commencement exercises May 17. More...

5 generations of McIntires

Seated — mother Miranda Elenbaum of Pigeon holding daughter Kallie Ann Elenbaum, and great-great-grandfather Walter T. McIntire of Marlette. Standing — grandmother Laura Pobanz of Pigeon and great-grandfather Larry McIntire of Snover. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

FOOD/BENEFITS Friday Sept. 19 Fish & Chicken Dinner, 4:30-7 p.m., St. Elizabeth Parish Hall, Marlette. Carry-outs. Sponsored by Marlette Knights of Columbus. Saturday Sept. 20 More...

Sports

Will 3-0 Dryden test Pirates Friday night?

Cardinals’ speed should be challenge to Peck

PECK - The Peck Pirates have found little resistance in their first three, 8-man football games this season. With so many key players back from a 13-0 season, which produced a State championship, that was to be expected. More...

Second-half mistakes cost Redskins in 3-point loss to Hatchets

SANDUSKY - It was a heart-warming night at Woodard Field in Sandusky when area military veterans were honored, before kickoff and during halftime, for their service to the country. More...

Eagles go to 3-0; whip Tigers, 66-13

DECKERVILLE - The Deckerville Eagles had it clicking on both sides of the ball Friday night, thanks to the play of the offensive and defensive lines. More...

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