You might soon see an additional name on the walls of Port Huron Hospital....McLaren Health Care. The two have signed a letter of intent for Port Huron Hospital to become a part of the McLaren system....it would be the 12th hospital to do so for the Flint based health network. The announcement was made formal this week. Port Huron Hospitals President and CEO, Tom Defauw says
We should find out Thursday some of the details of the plans worked out this week, for DTE Energy to sell the historic Marysville Power Plant. A press conference is scheduled by the utility at Marysville City hall. The over 90 year old plant sits along the Saint Clair River and last operated in 2001. For months, DTE Energy has been narrowing the field down for a possible sale to
The St. Clair County Drug Task Force says four people were taken into custody Monday night following a drug bust in Port Huron. Search warrants were served on a residence along the 15-hundred block of 9th Street with officers seizing crack cocaine, heroin, marijuana, and other drug materials. Arrested were a 30-year-old Detroit woman, a 50-year-old Port Huron man, a
State health officials are urging Michiganders to get a flu shot, especially since the state's vaccination rate was no better than 42nd in the nation last year. 40.8 percent of Michigan’s residents were vaccinated against the flu during the last season. This was below the national flu vaccination coverage of 45 percent. Lower numbers were seen in every age group.
Time to celebrate the holidays at McMorran. This Friday sees Karen Newman in concert, as a benefit for the St. Clair County Community College Friends of the Arts organization. The show will also feature a performance by SC4 President Dr. Kevin Pollock, with him performing on acoustic guitar with vocals. He spoke with our Paul Miller this week. The SC4 Friends of the Arts group
A couple of historic events on this date in Port Huron history. It was December 11th, 1971 that a tunnel explosion claimed over 20-lives in a Detroit water plant line that stretched six miles under Lake Huron. The tragedy happened mid-afternoon and is considered Michigan's most deadly industrial accident. It was also on this date 13-years ago when Port Huron and much
There's an alligator in Port Huron. It's an American yellow-bellied gator and you have probably heard of it. Wally is housed at the soon-to-be-opening Cajun Gator restaurant, at 321 Huron in downtown Port Huron, the site of the former Huron Athletic Club. Last night's Port Huron City Council session saw an ordinance amended to allow for the housing of the gator at
The Port Huron City council Monday night gave final readings and enactment to some blight enforcement ordinances and gave first readings to amendments dealing with rental units and the proliferation of any new residential rentals. The blight and rental items stem from the city's Housing Summit, in the quest to deal with the proliferation of any new residential rentals and tougher
It's up, but not too much from last week... that's gas prices around the state. Nancy Cain, at AAA Michigan, says their latest survey shows an under two cent increase in pump prices statewide, but they're still more than 21-cents less than last year at this time. Michigan's gas prices should see little in the way of fluctuations from now through the end of the year. The
Looking for labor and materials... that's the St. Clair County Board of Commissioners and County Administration as work progresses on the Blue Water Area Convention Center. An invitation to bid on work items has gone out, with Board Chair Jeff Bohm saying an emphasis has always been placed on local contractors and materials. He notes in the case of some portions of the project you
Josh Shellman scored with 11 seconds to play in the third period to give the Michigan Warriors a 4-3 victory over the Port Huron Fighting Falcons on Wendesday night at McMorran Arena. The win pulled the Warriors to within four points of first place Port Huron, who has just one win in their last six games. Mitch Maloney had a goal and an assist to lead the Falcons, while Alex Archibald
The Detroit Red Wings have lost an NHL record 10 straight shootouts, falling in Florida on Tuesday 3-2 in the shootout to the Panthers. Detroit blew a 2-0 lead in the third period and get swept by Florida in a home-and-home series. Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and an assist and Todd Bertuzzi added a goal for the Wings, who play at Tampa Bay on Thursday.
The Detroit Pistons suffered their second loss in a row, getting blown out at the Palace 121-94 by Minnesota on Tuesday night. Brandon Jennings scored 20 for the Pistons, while Josh Smith added 17. Detroit plays at New Orleans on Wednesday.
The Detroit Tigers have reportedly agreed to a two year deal with free agent outfielder Rajai Davis, though the team has not yet confirmed the report. Davis, who has played the last three years in Toronto, had played eight seasons in the Major Leagues. He has a career average of .268, with 27 home runs and 224 RBI. Davis also has 268 career steals with a single season best
Michigan State will play Stanford in the Rose Bowl on New Years Day at 5 PM. Michigan will play in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl on December 28 against Kansas State at 10:15 PM. The Little Caesars Pizza Bowl in Detroit will put Bowling Green against Pittsburgh on December 26 at 6 PM.
The Miami Heat avenged a home loss earlier in the week to the Detroit Pistons with a 110-95 win at the Palace on Sunday night. LeBron James had 24 points. Detroit was lead by Brandon Jennings and Andre Drummond, who both scored 19.
The Detroit Lions allowed 28 points and over 200 yards rushing in the fourth quarter, on their way to a 34-20 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. LeShon McCoy set an Eagles record, rushing for 217 yards in the game and two touchdowns. Jeremy Ross had a big game for the Lions scoring on a 58 yard punt return and a 98 yard kick off return for touchdowns. He is the first Lion with a