It's Christmas time in the city... and this Saturday sees lots of holiday happenings in Port Huron. The Festival of Tree event will be taking place at McMorran, along with the Art Hop as put on by the Blue Water Young Professionals group, and even the Everything Classic Antiques store will be getting in on the act by hosting free antique and collectible appraisals all day long.
Committee sessions Thursday night for the St. Clair County Board of Commissioners which saw an update on the financial picture for the Smiths Creek Landfill. Chair Jeff Bohm says fees for waste disposal will have to be increased and he'll be looking to bill the county's cities, townships and villages directly with a proposal to be unveiled early next year. As the board begins to
Bundle up. It's time for some cold winter weather to come our way. National Weather Service Forecaster Sara Schultz says you'll want to dress in layers this weekend. Saturday's daytime high is expected to be in the mid-20's, Sunday not much better with a chance of a dusting or possibly up to an inch of snow to come in Sunday night. Schultz says nighttime lows
The Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce was out helping Thursday with another ribbon cutting ceremony. Vickie Fournier is the chamber president and says yesterday saw the chamber ambassadors holding a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Attorneys Title Agency at 1824 Pine Grove Avenue. The building was previously vacated, but has now been completely refurbished and renovated. Fournier says
Sara Ylen of Lexington has been found guilty by a jury of filing a false felony report and tampering with evidence. The case saw the jury coming back with a verdict in less than 30-minutes. The 38-year old told police two men broke into her home and sexually assaulted her last year. She's scheduled to be sentenced in St. Clair County in January. Ylen also is facing
There's more cases of the flu being reported to the state so far this year, compared to last year at this time. But it's too early to tell just what this flu season will be like, according to officials. The Michigan Department of Community Health says there have been 47 confirmed flu cases statewide as of November 27th. At least one case of the flu has already been reported
Although the holidays are marketed as "the most wonderful time of the year" it certainly doesn't feel that way for everyone. Time with family can be stressful, the shopping for that "perfect" gift can feel like real pressure, and the overall feel of the holiday season can seem less jolly than desired. Debra Johnson heads up St. Clair County Community
The Sanilac County Sheriff's Office says, a 74-year-old Port Austin man had to be taken to a Bad Axe-area hospital Tuesday, after a one-vehicle crash in Evergreen Township. The man was traveling along M-53, when he hit a patch of ice as he was passing another vehicle. The man's vehicle hit a culvert, went airborne, and then rolled over and hit a tree. A witness called
The House Education Committee in Lansing has approved legislation that would require certain students not reading proficiently, in the third grade, to repeat third grade. Under the compromise proposal, improved reading courses earlier in grade school would be required which should better prepare 3rd graders.
Students studying aquatic life at the Pine River Nature Center will soon be able to analyze their critters at a new water study station opening next spring. The station is at the west-end of the 90-acre nature center, and it's near a small pond, next to the prairie land that's on the site. Officials say, the station will allow students to do their work only a few steps from
The Detroit Pistons made it three wins in a row with a 105-98 win in Milwaukee on Wednesday night. Andre Drummond scored 24 points and grabbed 19 rebounds, while Greg Monroe added 18 points and 17 boards. The Pistons wrap up a three game road trip on Saturday night with a game in Chicago.
The Detroit Red Wings four game winning streak came to an end on Wednesday, when the Wings blew a 3-1 lead at home and lost 6-3 to the Philadelphia Flyers. Tomas Tatar scored twice for the Red Wings and Johan Franzen added the other goal. Detroit is at New Jersey on Friday night.
No. 1 Michigan State lost for the first time this season on Wednesday night, falling 79-65 at home to North Carolina. Garry Harris had 17 and Andreian Payne 16 for MSU which is now (7-1) on the year. Michigan State will face Oakland a week from Saturday.
No 10. Duke ran its non-conference home win streak to 107 games with a79-69 win over No. 22 Michigan on Tuesday night. Chris LeVert had 22 for the Wolverines and Mitch McGary added 15 with 14 rebounds, but Nik Stauskas was held to just four points and didn't make a basket in the game for Michigan. The Wolverines play Houston Baptist in Ann Arbor on Saturday.
Seven Detroit Pistons had ten points or better, led by Kyle Singler's 18, as the Pistons upset the Miami Heat 107-97 in Miami on Tuesday night. The Pistons have won two in a row, while Miami's ten game winning streak comes to an end. Greg Monroe and Rodney Stuckey each had 16, while Brandon Jennings and Josh Smith each added 15. Andre Drummond and Kentavious
Several media sources report the Detroit Tigers have reached a tentative agreement on a two year deal with free agent closer Joe Nathan. Nathan, 39, went 6-2 with 43 saves and a 1.39 ERA for the Texas Rangers last season. In his 14 year career he has 341 saves. The deal is pending a physical.
The Detroit Tigers traded pitcher Doug Fister on Monday night to the Washington Nationals for three players. The Tigers acquire 22 year old left handed pitcher Robbie Ray, who is listed as the seventh top prospect for the Nats. Ray has not pitched higher than AA baseball in the minors and is expected to play in the minors for the Tigers next season. Detroit also gets 22 year old