Access the Sanilac County News 24/7 with our new mobile device link at msc.mihomepaper.com.

March 25, 2015 RSS feed / News

Sandusky Board of Education adopts bond resolution

Following last month’s voter approval of the $4.65 million bond proposal for school improvements, the Sandusky Board of Education adopted a resolution March 18 to issue the bonds. More...

CPS bond sale saves $750,000

CARSONVILLE — The Board of Education of Carsonville - Port Sanilac Schools announces the sale of its $4,200,000 2015 Refunding Bonds. More...

Weather Spotter Class set for March 31

A Weather Spotter Class, sponsored by Sanilac County Emergency Management and the National Weather Service will be held Tues., March 31, 7-9 p.m. at the Firebird Theater, 280 E. Sanilac Ave., Sandusky. More...

Port Sanilac village committee focuses on recreation activities

PORT SANILAC — The village’s Park and Recreation Committee has reorganized with members from several organizations to work on year-round recreation activities in the Port Sanilac area. More...

Marlette Matters

The Heart of the Thumb

MARCH 27 – Fish Fry APRIL 9 – Blood Drive 16 – Healthcare Decision Day 18 – Marlette Awards Banquet More...

How to protect your car’s resale value

Few drivers start thinking about resale value when driving a new car off of the dealership lot for the first time. More...

County to seek local support for GIS

It’s been talked about in Sanilac County for 15 years, and officials hope to put words into action to develop a GIS system. More...

Brown City Schools gets new business director

Board grades superintendent

BROWN CITY — The local school system is reorganizing the Central Office in the wake of last month’s tragic death of Janet Stimson. The long-time business director died March 6, from injuries sustained in a traffic accident. More...

Masquerade will support Swinging Bridge Festival

If you’ve ever wished you could revisit those fairytale prom days, now is your chance! More...

Frostick Elementary students get to ‘Jump with Jill’

CROSWELL — Frostick Elementary students didn’t mind that classes were interrupted last week by a rock concert. This rock concert taught them something a little bit different. More...

Power tool safety tips

Power tools can dramatically reduce the time it takes to complete home improvement projects. More...

How you can finance your home improvement projects

Many homeowners recognize that improving and maintaining a property makes a home more livable for its inhabitants and more attractive to prospective buyers when the time comes to erect a “For Sale” sign in the front yard. More...

5 ways to improve curb appeal

Homeowners who want their homes to make strong first impressions must prioritize curb appeal. Homes with strong curb appeal sell well and can impart a welcoming feel to all visitors. More...

Three charged in Wildcat meth bust

The three suspects arrested in the Feb. 24 raid on a methamphetamine lab in Worth Township have been arraigned in Sanilac County District Court. More...

Muxlow introduces bill to help stop animal abuse

“... It breaks my heart to see the chronic abuse and neglect people inflict upon animals in our state every day.”

State Rep. Paul Muxlow, R-Brown City, has reintroduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to keep animals out of the hands of convicted animal abusers. More...

Marlette’s next school chief: what do citizens want?

MARLETTE — What qualities and characteristics should the next superintendent of schools possess? More...

Students compete in Battle of the Books

BROWN CITY — Students from Deckerville and Marlette took top honors at the annual Battle of the Books here on March 10. More...

Emergency siren test March 30

Sanilac County will conduct the annual test of the Emergency Warning system Mon., March 30. The test will begin at 5 p.m., with all warning sirens in the county activated by local fire departments. More...

Worth Township hears good news - crime down

WORTH TWP. — Residents received some good news Wednesday night, as Sanilac County Sheriff Garry Biniecki presented his annual report of Sanilac County crime statistics to the township board. More...

A senatorial reading

Sen. Phil Pavlov (R-St. Clair Township) reads to third graders in Ashley Mater’s class at Deckerville Elementary School. More...

It’s springtime in Red Raider country - here’s what’s happening

The Marlette Knights of Columbus are at it again, frying fish for the Fish Dinner March 27 at St. Elizabeth Hall in Marlette. Bring your appetite from 4:30-7 p.m. Carry-outs available. More...

The first steps toward financing your next vehicle

When purchasing a new car, many buyers decide to finance rather than buying the car outright. More...

Marlette students qualify for BPA Nationals

MARLETTE — Four high school students have qualified for the 2015 National Business Professionals of America National Competition following last weekend’s success at the state BPA competition in Grand Rapids. More...

Snover minister delivers invocation

State Sen. Phil Pavlov (left), R-St. Clair Township, welcomed Pastor Don Derby (right) to the Michigan Capitol on March 17. More...

Sandusky bands get high ratings

The Sandusky High School and Jr. High School bands performed at the Thumb Friends of the Arts regional band festival in Mayville March 10. Both groups received 1 or Superior ratings from the three judges. More...

Common mistakes made on home renovation projects

Home improvement projects can turn a house into a home. Homeowners plan scores of renovations to transform living spaces into rooms that reflect their personal tastes and comforts. More...

Add value to your home with these renovations

Homeowners choose renovation projects for a variety of reasons. Although many improvements are made to increase functionality and comfort of a home, several others are seen as worthwhile investments. More...

Remodeling spending increases as renovations are on the rise

In the not-so-distant past, home improvement projects all but came to a halt, as homeowners were weary about investing any money into fixer-uppers. More...

Drug awareness program for parents

Parents can learn what to look for and how to help their children at the Drug Awareness for Parents program April 16. More...

Copyright © 2009-2015 Sanilac County News, All Rights Reserved

Special Sections