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April 16, 2014 RSS feed / News

Woman pleads to B&E in Worth

One of the suspects in a March 28th house breakin in Worth Township has entered a plea, while the second is headed to trial. Tina Cissne, 44, of Croswell pled no contest to misdemeanor breaking and entering at her arraignment in 73rd District Court. More...

Attorney general to speak in Sandusky

The Sanilac County Republican Party will host its annual Lincoln Day Dinner Saturday, April 26 at Woodland Hills Golf Club, at 5:30 p.m. The keynote speaker will be state Attorney General Bill Schuette. More...

Help feed the hungry

You can help feed the hungry in Sanilac County by donating to the Feinstein March Against Hunger through Eastern Michigan Food Bank through April 30. More...

Firefighters battle ‘inferno’

ELK TWP. — Firefighters from four departments fought a machine shed fire Sunday morning. The building on Kake Road, between Melvin and Prentice roads, was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. More...

ISD projects balanced budget

The Sanilac Intermediate School District superintendent is presenting a balance proposed budget to local school districts for their approval. Superintendent Duane Lange projects an increase of $30,000 in fund equity for the 2014-2015 year. More...

Getting the scoop on dregding

The dredging machine has started scooping up sediment from the Port Sanilac Harbor again. Dredging was halted last fall when early winter weather settled in. More...

Slow start to spring planting in county

There is not much to say about this season’s planting season because nothing much has happened yet. “Things have been slow to develop,” stated Sanilac-MSU Field Educator Martin Nagelkirk last Thursday. More...

Short spring will mean burst of farm equipment on roads

Someday, when spring finally finds Michigan, farmers will be hard pressed to bring to their delayed planting season up to speed. Speed is a relative term, though, particularly when it comes to farm equipment on the roadways. More...

Soybeans help fairs go green

The Sanilac County 4-H Fair is benefiting from the soybean industry’s Green Fair Project. Sanilac’s is one of many county fairs to receive funding from the competitive grant. More...

Winter damage likely for Michigan fruit crops

With temperatures rising and ice and snow melting, Michigan’s fruit farmers are finally able to start assessing winter damage in their orchards, fields and vineyards. More...

How plants survive a Michigan winter

The winter of 2013-2014 will be remembered for its cold weather. December’s cold and snow started early and soon after the New Year we had real cold down to almost -20 F. More...

Croswell council discusses 2014-’15 budget for city

The Croswell City Council this week began discussions on the 2014-15 budget, which will continue until the final budget is approved in June. More...

County jobless rate rises

Seventy-eight of Michigan’s 83 counties, including Sanilac, recorded seasonal unemployment rate hikes in February, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. More...

Successful event for hospice

A group of community volunteers hosted a successful spaghetti benefit dinner March 22 to raise funds for United Hospice Service of Marlette Regional Hospital. More...

Longtime mental health worker retires

The Sanilac County Community Mental Health Board learned this month that case manager John Jarmalowicz, of the mentally ill -adult services department, has retired. Jarmalowicz, who worked at the agency for 34 years, retired March 7. More...

Sanilac agencies target child abuse

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, but Sanilac agencies, schools and community groups are doing all they can to target the problem year-round. More...

Cooking for Crowds classes being offered in Lexington

MSU Extension is offering the Cooking for Crowds food safety program. Cooking for Crowds is a program designed to educate nonprofit groups who prepare food for their members or the general public as part of food fundraisers and events. More...

Marlette wins 3rd at state quiz bowl

EAST LANSING — Marlette High School brought home the third place trophy from the 27th annual Michigan High School Quiz Bowl State Championship April 11-12 at Michigan State University. More...

Deadline nears for Marlette, other candidates

People interested in running Marlette government have until next Tuesday afternoon to file their petitions. The 4-year-terms of mayor and 3 council positions expire this year. More...

McKenzie Health System sponsors Project Healthy Living

McKenzie Health System will host a day of free and low-cost testing to help families prevent serious illnesses and address existing health issues. More...

Dairy calf raisers workshop planned

Cattle producers in Michigan will have the opportunity to become Beef Quality Assurance certified and learn about dairy calf health. More...

Snover farm earns award

Area dairy farmers have been honored this spring by Foremost Farms USA for producing quality milk during the calendar year 2013. More...

Wins state corn yield award

William Steinman, of Peck, placed second in the state in the A Non-Irrigated Class of the 2013 National Corn Yield Contest sponsored by the National Corn Growers Association. More...

Crop farmers waiting for some solid ground

To no one’s surprise, farmers will be planting Michigan’s big-acreage row crops a bit later than normal this year. More...

Six strong reasons to plant certified small grain seed

There is always a temptation with small grains to purchase certified seed every few years and save seed from the initial crop for replanting. More...

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