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November 16, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Man arrested in soy bean theft

WATERTOWN TWP. — A Columbus man arrested Sunday could face felony charges for stealing soy beans. More...

Honoring veterans

More than 50 veterans attended Friday’s Veterans Day program at Maple Valley Elementary in Sandusky, where they were honored in word and song by the students. More...

News

5th grader saves classmate

A Croswell-Lexington fifth grader saved a classmate who was choking last week. The boys were participating in the middle school’s after school activity time on Nov. 4. “One of my friends was choking,” stated 9-year-old David Gordon. More...

Metal thieves plead guilty in Sanilac County Circuit Court

Two Carsonville area metal thieves have pled guilty in the theft of copper wire from wind turbine sites. Steven J. Closs, 30, and Tina M. Boyea, 53, his girlfriend, pled guilty to reduced charges in Sanilac County Circuit Court last week. More...

Miss Teen competition Sunday

Eight running for county title

The first of two scholarship pageants this fall will be held Sunday at Woodland Hills in Sandusky. Eight ladies will compete for the title of Miss Sanilac County Outstanding Teen in the pageant organized by the Sandusky Chamber of Commerce. More...

Obituaries

BETTY J. WALKOWSKI

DECKER

Betty J. Walkowski, age 82, a long time resident of Decker, passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at Hills & Dales General Hospital in Cass City. More...

DON E. POTH

BROWN CITY

Don E. Poth, age 78, of Brown City, passed away Friday, November 4, 2011. He was born August 14, 1933 in Brown City, the son of Roy and Hazel Poth. Don graduated from Brown City High school Class of 1948. More...

TRINA VALERIA BUSKIRK

SANDUSKY

Trina Valeria Buskirk, age 95, of Sandusky, passed away Monday, November 7, 2011 at the Masonic Pathway in Alma, MI. She was born August 30, 1916 in McGregor, MI, the daughter of the late Roy and Margaret (Sayers) Mater. More...

Sports

‘Dome’ward bound for Tigers!

CPS clashes with Rapid River for 8-Man title

There’s no place like ‘Dome.” The Superior Dome in Marquette, that is. More...

MHSAA 8-Man Fooball State Finals

Carsonville-Port Sanilac Tigers (11-1) vs. Rapid River Rockets (11-1) Superior Dame, Marquette (seats 8.000) Friday, November 18, 2011, 7:00 p.m. More...

Class D Volleyball State Pairings

Tues., Nov. 15 Quarterfinals at Mt. Morris Deckerville vs. Allen Park Inter-City Baptist, 6 p.m.; at Scottville-Mason County Central Leland vs. Wyoming Tri-Unity Christian, 7 p.m. at Bronson Battle Creek St. Phillip vs. Plymouth Christian, 5 p.m. More...

Breaking News - 11/22/2011 5:54 PM

Man killed in shooting - Free Access

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The Michigan State Police from the Caro Post were dispatched to a shooting... More...

Holiday drives underway for needy

With more families hurting because of the economy, the Holiday Wish project is trying to fill increased requests for Thanksgiving and Christmas. What’s the number one item for those in need? Food. More...

Safe theft, church break-ins investigated

CROSWELL — Police here have their hands full with a rash of burglaries: a safe full of money that was stolen from a private residence; and two churches that were broken into that may be tied to other recent B&S. More...

Opinion

Proposed rules threat to family operated farms

Agriculture is the background of many families in Sanilac County. But it extends further than just in our area. Agriculture is debatably the largest industry in the state of Michigan. More...

Hospice benefit a success

Dear Editor: The people of Hope Lutheran Church are pleased to report that the recent benefit concert for United Hospice Service was a huge success! More...

Scarecrows a success

Dear Editor: The Sandusky Community Hearts would like to once again thank all the local businesses that participated in our annual scarecrow display. This year’s display of the tin woodsman, scary monsters, the U.S. More...

Celebrations & Milestones

Neppers celebrate 40th

Gary and Enita Nepper have celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary. Gary and Enita were married June 12, 1971 in Snover. Gary is the son of John and Genevieve Nepper of Iron Mountain. Enita is the daughter of Elden and Elda Berden of Snover. More...

Putz 50th anniversary

Robert “Bob” and Janice Putz of Croswell celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at the American Legion Hall with family and friends. The celebration was hosted by their three sons, Mark, Craig and Gary, and other family members. More...

A proud student

Carl Bolton (center), a kindergarten student at Maple Valley Elementary, proudly carries the miniature flag he received from veterans at the conclusion of Friday’s Veterans Day program at the s More...

Court News

District Court

The following people have been sentenced in 73A District Court in Sanilac County or bound over to Circuit Court. Michael S. Simpson, 24, Sandusky. Home invasion 2nd degree, larceny of building. Waived preliminary exam, bound over. More...

Circuit Court

The following people have been sentenced in 24th Judicial Circuit Court. George A. Vanderhoff, 57, Croswell. Guilty: operating under the influence of liquor 3rd offense. Dismissed: habitual offender 4th conviction. More...

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