The announcement was finally made Thursday concerning the future plans of the historic Marysville Power Plant. DTE Energy says it is in the process of selling it to a St. Louis based developing company known for changing industrial and commercial land into a variety of usses. Commercial Development Company has demonstrated a long track record of successfully preparing such areas for
Thursday night sees the St. Clair County Board of Commissioners meeting for their last regular session of the year, with the landfill and waste the hot topics on the agenda. County Chair, Jeff Bohm, says that so-far elusive steady stream of waste and septage for the bioreactor at the Smiths Creek Landfill has to be addressed, and tipping fees for the county's villages, townships and cities
Two Port Huron suspects are at the St. Clair County Jail, following a drug bust this week, by the St. Clair County Drug Task Force. The incident happened Tuesday night, along the 800-block of Elmwood, in Port Huron. Officers seized $200-dollars worth of cocaine, $250-dollars worth of marijuana, crack cocaine, $470-dollars in cash, cell phones, drug paraphernalia and one vehicle.
Full federal funding for the Great Lakes Navigation System and, in particular, the Soo Asset Renewal program... that's what's being requested as Michigan Congresswoman, Candice Miller, calls for funding of the item in the President's budget for Fiscal Year 2015. Miller says, providing the right mix of funding and support for the Great Lakes Navigation System is vital to
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
The Detroit Pistons battled hard but suffered their third loss in a row, falling 111-106 in overtime at New Orleans on Wednesday night. Greg Monroe scored 28 points, Brandon Jennings 25, and Rodney Stuckey 20 for the Pistons, who host Brooklyn on Friday at the Palace.
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.