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November 18, 2009 RSS feed / News

Honoring veterans in song

Students at Maple Valley Elementary in Sandusky honored former members of the armed forces at a Veterans Day program Nov. 11. More...

Green light given for $5 million jail project

If County Commissioners want to proceed with jail expansion and improvements, they won’t have to worry about putting the bond issue on the ballot. More...

Sandusky Schools narrowing school chief search

Six candidates for the Sandusky School District’s superintendent position were invited for interviews this week. The Board of Education narrowed the original list of 19 applicants to a half-dozen on Nov. More...

Faber declares for State Rep.

DECKERVILLE - Justin Faber has announced his candidacy for the 83r District of the Michigan House of Representatives. The seat will be vacated in 2010 by the Rep. John Espinoza (DCroswell) due to term limits. More...

Buy Poinsettias; support Eva’s

The Sanilac County Farm Bureau Promotion and Education group is again sponsoring the Annual Poinsettia Sale to help support Eva’s Place. Poinsettias are available in red, pink or white. More...

Health Watch

Airway safety: protect kids from choking

Airway obstruction — choking, strangulation or suffocation — is the leading cause of accidental death in infants and the fourth leading cause of accidental death in children ages 14 and under. More...

Oh boy! A drive-thru!

The Sandusky Big Boy has added a drive-thru window. Sandusky is one of the first Big Boy restaurants in Michigan to offer the “Cruise Thru” service. You can order off the outside menu on the east side of the building, or call ahead. More...

Church promotes local baby crib project

The First Presbyterian Church of Deckerville is promoting a sleep safe project for babies. More...

They’re off to see the wizard!

Liz Huysentruyt and her daughters, left to right, Madeline, Vivienne and Amelia sit in front of the Wizard of Oz display at the Sandusky District Library. More...

County road budget hearing set for Dec. 9

The County Road Commission has scheduled a public hearing for their 2010 budget, but they have yet to discuss their priorities with their accountant and managers. More...

Most schools dodge HINI flu; two districts close

Two local school districts have closed due to flu absences this month, absences that are likely HINI. Last week it was Brown City, and the week before Marlette closed for a couple days. More...

Flood risk meeting planned for Dec. 7 in Sandusky

LANSING – Representatives from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality in cooperation with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Sanilac County Drain Commissioner’s Office, will host a Flood Risk Information O More...

approves contracts

CARSONVILLE – The Carsonville-Port Sanilac Board of Education has approved oneyear contracts for the transportation director, and several groups including non-union bus drivers, and custodians, secretaries, cooks and aides who are members of More...

Toys for Tots drive underway

The Sandusky Lions Club has launched its annual Toys for Tots drive. There are more than 100 children on the list of referrals from the Department of Human Services. More...

FFA team earns medal at nationals

INDIANAPOLIS – Four members of the Sanilac Career Center FFA Chapter formed one of 39 teams competing in the 2009 National FFA Meats Evaluation and Technology Career Development Even Oct.21-24 during the National FFA Convention. More...

ISD to cut budget, not fund equity

The Sanilac Intermediate School District superintendent plans to cut the budget and not dip into the fund balance in response to the state aid cuts. More...

Marlette OK’s school chief contract

MARLETTE – It’s official. Jeriann Patterson is the new superintendent of Marlette Community Schools. More...

100 Years Ago in Sanilac County

Mayor P.L. Graham writes in an open letter to Croswell residents: More...

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