With Port Huron City Manager, Bruce Brown, having previously announced his retirement from the job, the search for a new manager begins, in earnest Thursday night, as the City Council meets with representatives from the Michigan Municipal League, who'll be aiding in the search for the best in qualified candidates. The group's Caroline Kennedy says the best candidate for the job is
SMR Automotive Systems, in Marysville, is looking at adding 350 new jobs with an additional 40-million dollars in investment...that word, this week, from U.S. Congresswoman Candice Miller who says, the company received a $4 million Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant through the Michigan Strategic Fund and the overall Michigan Economic Development Corporation
A Lexington woman was arraigned Wednesday, in St. Clair County District Court, on charges of filing a false felony report and tampering with evidence. Sara Ylen's preliminary examination has been set for June 4th. Court officials say, Ylen made a report last year that she had been raped at her home. She's also facing charges in Sanilac County for fraud, using a
A special program held, Wednesday evening, at Port Huron Hospital honored some of the top students of the area. The soon to be graduates were considered top of their class and have been given recognition on local radio station announcements. The "Salute To Youth" event saw over two dozen students receive awards for their efforts with presentations made by local radio
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
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
Miguel Cabrera hit another home run, his sixth in four games, and drove in three runs as the Detroit Tigers came from behind on Thursday night to beat the Minnesota Twins 7-6 at Comerica Park. Prince Fielder had two RBI, including driving in the go ahead run in the bottom of the eighth inning. Game two of a four game series is set for Friday night in Detroit.
Jimmy Howard made 28 saves to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 2-0 victory in game four of their playoff series with the Chicago Blackhawks. Detroit leads the series 3-1. Jakub Kindl scored a power play goal in the second period and Dan Cleary scored an empty net goal in the games final minute for Detroit. Game five is Saturday night in Chicago.
Despite two rain delays totalling an one and 52 minutes, the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 11-7 on Wednesday night to sweep a two game series. Miguel Cabrera had a home run and three RBI and has now hit five home runs in the last three games for the Tigers. Victor Martinez added two RBI and Brayan Pena had three hits and an RBI. The Tigers are a half game out of
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.