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August 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Royalty crowned at fair

The 2015 4-H King and Queen were crowned and their royal court introduced Sunday, on the opening day of the weeklong Sanilac County 4-H Fair. More...

Runaway child found muddied but unharmed

WASHINGTON TWP. — An 8-year-old boy was found in a wooded area by firefighters, after running away from home Sunday. More...

News

Speech class by any other name …

Speaking of speech class…well, you can’t. At least not at Sandusky Community Schools. More...

Teenaged kayaker rescued

An 18-year-old Warren resident was rescued from his overturned kayak last Wednesday. Sanilac Central Dispatch received a call about a kayaker in the water about 6:46 p.m. on Aug. 19. More...

Trapped by power lines

The driver of this Albrecht Sand & Gravel truck had to stay put until Detroit Edison workers could remove the electrical lines last Wednesday afternoon. More...

Obituaries

BERNICE MARIE SHELDON

CARSONVILLE Devoted mother,

grandmother and great great) grandmother, Bernice was deeply loved by many people. She was a gift to her family and those she touched through her kindness and commitment to family, friends and community. More...

CARL DUANE GEISTER

DEFORD

Carl Duane Geister, age 89 of Deford, passed away Monday, August 17, 2015 at Medilodge of Cass City in Cass City. He was born April 20, 1926 in Cass City, the son of the late Duane and Inis (Whale) Geister. More...

VIRGINIA MAE LUBESKI

SHERIDAN TOWNSHIP

Virginia Mae Lubeski, age 79 of Sheridan Township passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2015 at the University of Michigan Hospital. Virginia was born in Hume Township on July 12, 1936, the daughter of the late Alex and Regina (Vigenski) Prill. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

FOOD/BENEFITSSunday Aug. 30BBQ Bash to help Troy Patriquin raise moneyfor his mission trip to Cambodia. 5-7 p.m. at thePatriquins, 2891 Wilson St., Marlette. RSVP bycalling 810-837-1369.Saturday Sept. 6 More...

Court News

Circuit Court

The following people have been sentenced in 24th Judicial Circuit Court after pleading guilty to contempt of court for failure to pay child support: More...

District Court

The following individuals were sentenced or bound over to circuit court in 73A District Court in Sanilac County: More...

Sports

One game at a time for veteran Redskin football team

USA up first; tough GTC-East later

SANDUSKY – There has not been a GTC East league title in football for the Sandusky Redskins since 2004. And, there is some hope that the 10-year drought could end this fall. More...

Lady Pioneers sharp in opening v/ball action

TRAVERSE CITY – After several players graduated from a very good Cros-Lex varsity volleyball team a year ago, Coach Ryan Wilson had to like what he saw from his 2015 squad this past weekend. More...

Champions – twice!

The Alexander Trucking & Beef team believes two titles are better than one. More...

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School chief gets $10K raise

PECK — The Peck School Board announced staff raises, including large ones for the superintendent/principal and business manager at last Wednesday’s meeting. More...

Worth sues to get land for sewer system

WORTH TWP. — Township officials are suing a Warren couple in circuit court in order to obtain land for their sewer lagoon system. More...

Unveiling Janet’s sign

More than 85 family and friends attended the dedication of the Brown City Community Schools’ superintendent’s office building in honor of Janet Stimson, school district business manager f More...

Opinion

When does life begin

Planned Parenthood, what can be said that has not already been said? Is there someone to blame? How did this atrocity reach the point where the leadership thought it was acceptable to sell unborn baby parts? More...

Republicans need to fix roads

Dear Editor: Lansing is sick! Our state government is lacking direction and seems unable to resolve our road repair emergency. More...

Correction

Michigan Sugar Company did not dig 207 beets in 10 foot of a row as stated in the Aug. 19 News. They dig 10-foot samples and use that data to estimate how many beets would be in a 100-foot row, which was 207 this year. More...

Celebrations & Milestones

Berden honored for national post

Kathy Berden of Snover, right, was recognized by the Sanilac County Board of Commissioners last week for her election as national committeewoman for the Michigan Republican Party State Committee. More...

Peruski joins McKenzie Health

McKenzie Health System announces that nurse practitioner Stephanie Peruski has joined the family practice team. She will see patients at the Peck Medical Center, 251 E. Peck Rd., Peck, working with Dr. James L. Sams. More...

Marriages

Trisha L. Barrett of Carsonville & James F. Lusher of Carsonville Sarah L. Craig of Melvin & Brian T. Kennedy of Melvin Emily L. Hilgendorf of Brown City & Drew A. Losinski of Lakeport Kimberly E. More...

Talk of the Town

School’s knocking on the door in the heart of the Thumb – Marlette!

It’s back to school time at Marlette Community Schools, with a couple events planned before classes start on Sept. 8. More...

Teen boaters swim to shore

Two 14-year-old boys swam to shore Sunday, pulling their overturned boat with them. Sanilac Central Dispatch received a 911 call around 12:28 p.m. More...

Murder mystery caper

Jennifer McNamara, Jaime Collick, Randy Carney, Emilee Caughel, and Gino Fracassa attempt to kill each other in The Barn Theatre’s final play of the season, “The Musical Comedy Murders of More...

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