Many talk about letting the so-called "free market" decide what's best, but when it comes to matters of providing basic modern needs like electricity, maybe government rules and regulations are indeed what's best. Last night's committee sessions for the St. Clair County Board of Commissioners saw a presentation, from DTE Energy, officials on a House bill that
Port Huron's north end will soon be seeing a new neighborhood medical center called MedExpress, opening up at the former Blockbuster Video location, in the Pine Grove Shopping Center Plaza at Pine Grove and Holland. MedExpress provides fast and affordable care for those seeking medical treatment for illness and injury, according to the company's Kelly Soricz. Soricz says, they
Wales Township served as a movie location this week for the film called The Dark Below. Local resident Scott Hall worked on the project as location manager, having gotten to know the producers and director, from his association with the Blue Water Film Festival. He says the crew filmed at the Leaning Tree Golf Course, in very cold conditions, which is what the script called
The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office says they're asking for the public's help in locating a vehicle. Since 8:45 a.m. Thursday morning, they've received two calls of people either entering or knocking on the door of residences in Casco Township. When confronted, the suspects say they were there to do a drywall job, then fled. Sheriff Tim Donnellon says
The days of the Bluestars are numbered. Officials in the Port Hope school district in Huron County will ask residents to approve a ballot proposal, in November, to annex the school district to North Huron, according to the Huron Daily Tribune. Declining enrollment the issue: less than 50 are expected in the K-12 body next year.
The Port Huron Department of Public Safety recently issued their 2013 annual report detailing crime incidents and other items to do with the police and fire departments, with the report showing, overall, that crime is down in the city. Public Safety Director, Michael Reaves, says it's a good start, and he credits a few factors including help with community organizations like
If you're a first time homebuyer you may want to think about purchasing a house in Port Huron. The push for homeowners continues, and City Planner says there's federal money available that can help. Harmer says the homebuyer has to qualify for a conventional mortgage through a local lender. She says the city has many great properties available, with the values of the
An unnamed investor is working with the Economic Development Alliance of St. Clair County to see if there is an interest in bringing a new hockey team to the area. The feasibility study involves having a team with the United States Hockey League. The EDA describes the league as being “world class” with the potential to bring over 6-million dollars in economic benefits to the
A report this week from the US Army Corps of Engineers says Great Lakes water levels came back up last year, after being down for several years. The report says Lake Superior rose by nearly two feet. Lakes Michigan and Huron rose 15 inches during 2013, after they were at their lowest level ever recorded. Levels of lakes Michigan and Huron came back up enough to "make up all the lost ground
The St. Clair County Drug Task Force says a bust Tuesday night along the 800-block of Erie Street saw about $1-thousand dollars worth of marijuana, along with psilocybin mushrooms, analog pills, LSD tabs, drug paraphernalia and $250-dollars in cash seized. The pair were lodged at the St. Clair County jail.
The Detroit Red Wings exploded for a 7-4 win over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night. Johan Franzen and Gustav Nyquist combined for eight points, with Franzen picking up two goals and two assists, while Nyquist had a goal and three assists. David Legwand scored his first goal as a Wing and added two assists.
Four area teams won district titles this past week and have advance to regionals in the boy's high school basketball playoffs. Regional action begins on Monday. In Class B, both St. Clair and Imlay City head to North Branch. The Saints will face Goodrich and the Spartans take on Millington, with the winners meeting on Wednesday. In Class D, Peck will host the regional,
The Port Huron Fighting Falcons missed a chance to clinch a playoff berth on Firday night, losing a defensive struggle in Springfield 2-1. Bryan Yim scored the lone Port Huron goal. The Falcons are in Springfield again on Saturday night and again can clinch a playoff spot with a win.
No. 22 Michigan State ended a two game losing streak with an 86-76 win over No. 24 Iowa on Thursday night. Five Spartans scored in double figures led by Travis Trice with 17. Adreian Payne had 14, Denzel Valentine 13, and Keith Appling and Gary Harris added 12 each. The Spartans close out the regular season at Ohio State on Sunday.
The Colorado Avalanche ruined an evening in which the Detroit Red Wings retired the number 5 of Nicklas Lidstrom, by beating the Wings in overtime 3-2 at Joe Louis Arena. Tomas Jurco and Niklas Kronwall scored goals for the Red Wings, who host New Jersey on Friday at the Joe.
The boy's high school playoffs have reached the district finals. 8 area teams will pair off in four district finals on Friday night. In Class B, Algonac will take on St. Clair at Marysville, while Yale will play Imlay City at Capac. The two district winners will advance to the regional at North Branch, however they can only face each other if they advance to the