Could Port Huron Hospital and its subsidiaries be snatched up by a larger non-profit or even a for-profit group? We won't know for some time, but an evaulation is in the works by the hospital's board of directors, Blue Water Health Services. Hospital President and CEO Tom DeFauw says reductions in Medicare reimbursement and the changes mandated by the federal Affordable Care
The Port Huron Downtown Development Authority met, Tuesday morning, at the Municipal Building, hearing status reports from representatives of several downtown events currently receiving DDA funding, such as Blue Water Fest, Blue Water Film Fest, Chilly Fest and Blue Water Young Professionals. In addition, a grant was made to Dave Witt, a major downtown developer, to help with an improvement
It was a one car crash, in Emmett Township, that left a 54-year old Armada man dead yesterday morning. St. Clair County Sheriff, Tim Donnellon, says the incident happened about 12:30a.m., with the man's pickup traveling along Carney Road when it left the roadway, hit a tree, then continued down the ditch line and re-entered the road before turning over. The man was ejected
A sad passing to note, this week, as Albert Langolf of Fort Gratiot Township died Sunday at the age of 77. He was born in Port Huron and served as a cook in the National Guard. Later, he founded Beltline Auto Electric, and established Landmark Real Estate, with him retiring as a broker in 2010. He and his wife also were ministers of music in the Nazarene and Wesleyan Churches
If Michigan wants to test welfare recipients for drug and alcohol abuse, it should do the same for elected officials. Democratic State Senator, Bert Johnson, said it’s time the state holds its legislators to the same standards as its citizens. He believes those that receive any state funds should have to submit to the tests.
Another special meeting and another round of layoffs expected, next week, in the Port Huron Area School District. Last night Board of Education members were updated on a variety of topics and agreed, with President Jeff Stout, to hold a session on the 29th at the McKinley building to determine staffing for the next year. The meeting will get underway at 5:30 p.m.. Last night board
State and county officials met Monday for their quarterly legislative luncheon, with a few items of note on the agenda. In attendance were 5 of the 7 county commissioners, plus local state House and Senate members, with County Administrator, Bill Kauffman, saying one item to see discussion was that of finding enough money to fix the state's ailing roads and bridges. Another
The Click It or Ticket seat belt safety campaign kicked off this week, with the federal government and a number of law enforcement agencies in Michigan launching a safety belt crackdown that runs through June 2nd. Anne Readett, from the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, says this campaign has a specific audience in mind... namely young men who drive pickup trucks. St.
Parents, don't be a party to teenage drinking this graduation season... that's from St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon as graduation looms for many local high school seniors. The Sheriff says the consequences are serious, and charges will be brought against anyone hosting open houses where underage drinking is allowed to happen. The Sheriff says parents and residents are urged
Max Scherzer gave up a run in the first and then retired the last 22 hitters he faced in a row, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 5-1 win on Tuesday night in Cleveland against the first place Indians. Andy Dirks and Miguel Cabrera both had a home run and two RBI for the Tigers, while Prince Fielder also drove in a run. Game two of a two game series is Wednesday night in Cleveland.
The Cleveland Cavliers will pick first in this years NBA draft, after winning the lottery on Tuesday night in New York. Orlando will pick second and Washington will pick third. With the Wizards moving up into the top three, it pushed the Detroit Pistons back to the eighth overall pick. Detroit entred the lottery with the seventh best chance to win it.
The Detroit Red Wings took a 2-1 series lead on Monday night, with a 3-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks at Joe Louis Arena. Gustav Nyquist and Drew Miller scored 31 second apart in the second period to put Detroit on top 2-0. Pavel Datsyuk added a goal in the third period. Game four is in Detroit on Thursday night.
The Texas Rangers took three of four from the Detroit Tigers over the weekend, winning an 11-8 slugfest on Sunday night in Arlington. The Rangers pounded out 18 hits against five Detroit pitchers. Miguel Cabrera went four for four with three home runs and five RBI.. He also scored four times. Prince Fielder hit two doubles and drove in the other three Detroit runs.
The Texas Rangers jumped all over Annibal Sanchez on Saturday night and beat the Detroit Tigers 7-2 in Texas. Torii Hunter had two hits for the Tigers, driving in one run and scoring another for the Tigers. The final game of a four game series is set for Sunday night in Arlington. detroit needs a win to get a slpit in the series.
The Detroit Red Wings played a near perfect game on Saturday in Chicago and upset the Blackhawks 4-1 to even their second round best-of-seven playoff series at 1-1. Henrik Zetterberg had two assists as Damien Brunner, Brandon Smith, Johan Franzen, and Valtteri Filppula scored goals. Jimmy Howard made 19 saves. Game three in the series is in Detroit on Monday night.
Rick Porcello and four Tigers relievers combined to hold the Texas Rangers to a single run on Friday night as Detroit eked out a 2-1 victory. Miguel Cabrera had three hits, scored a run, and drove in a run, to pace the Tigers attack. Game three of a four game series is set for Saturday night in Arlington.