There's an alligator in Port Huron. It's an American yellow-bellied gator and you have probably heard of it. Wally is housed at the soon-to-be-opening Cajun Gator restaurant, at 321 Huron in downtown Port Huron, the site of the former Huron Athletic Club. Last night's Port Huron City Council session saw an ordinance amended to allow for the housing of the gator at
The Port Huron City council Monday night gave final readings and enactment to some blight enforcement ordinances and gave first readings to amendments dealing with rental units and the proliferation of any new residential rentals. The blight and rental items stem from the city's Housing Summit, in the quest to deal with the proliferation of any new residential rentals and tougher
It's up, but not too much from last week... that's gas prices around the state. Nancy Cain, at AAA Michigan, says their latest survey shows an under two cent increase in pump prices statewide, but they're still more than 21-cents less than last year at this time. Michigan's gas prices should see little in the way of fluctuations from now through the end of the year. The
Looking for labor and materials... that's the St. Clair County Board of Commissioners and County Administration as work progresses on the Blue Water Area Convention Center. An invitation to bid on work items has gone out, with Board Chair Jeff Bohm saying an emphasis has always been placed on local contractors and materials. He notes in the case of some portions of the project you
The Sanilac County Sheriff's Office is investigating a one vehicle personal injury accident that happened Monday afternoon along Marlette Road in Marlette Township. A Sandusky man was traveling along Marlette Road when an unknown Black SUV came into the lane...the driver went off the road to avoid the accident, and then hit a tree. There were non-life threatening injuries.
The Sanilac County Sheriff's Office says, an Amish man and his horse were injured Sunday in a crash that happened in Greenleaf Township. A Port Austin man was traveling along Van Dyke and did not see the Amish man's buggy on the road. The buggy was hit in the rear and was destroyed while the 44-year old driving it was taken to an area hospital for treatment of minor
With the state of Michigan making the push for more regional cooperation and even consolidation, the St. Clair County and Sanilac County Health Departments are seeking a state grant for a feasibility study on where they might build in more efficiencies into their health care systems. Dr. Annette Mercatante, the county's Chief Medical Officer, says the grant is supported by a variety
Look for colder and colder temperatures as the week progresses with frigid wind chills expected. The National Weather Service says a series of weak but reinforcing cold fronts impacting the region. Look for wind chills near zero tonight and below zero Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Daytime highs will be no better than 20 by Thursday. Long range forecasters are predicting
Despite the below freezing temperatures at noon on Saturday, hundreds of citizens chose to grin and bare it at the beach, either to witness or participate, in the annual Polar Bear Plunge at Lakeside Beach. The event serves as a fundraiser, with profits going to the Kiwanis Club Foundation in support of local youth groups.
The Michigan Senate has approved legislation that will make it easier for phone companies to discontinue traditional landline service. Under the measure, the Michigan Public Service Commission must ensure that no residents will go without some type of voice service. AT&T has said fewer people are using landlines and are getting their phone service through wireless or cable