August 27, 2014
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Severe weather, summer heat, and scheduled maintenance added up to nearly a couple thousand Marysville residents off the grid Tuesday The initial power outage happened during the afternoon....before the thunderstorms....DTE Energy calling it heat related.  Later in the day severe thunderstorms struck the area knocking some 165,000 customers out of power across Southeast Michigan...over

Just ahead of the start of a new school year come some changes in the principals for the Port Huron Area School District.  Superintendent James Cain tells us Mike Palmer will take the lead at Port Huron High School, with Bethany Davis taking on the principal position at Central Middle School. Other job changes include Chris Collins moving on to principal at Thomas Edison Elementary, with

The St. Clair County Road Commission says Dove Road will re-open Thursday.  The work is almost completed on Dove, from a quarter mile east to a quarter mile west of Michigan Road.  The  $678-thousand dollar project saw Dove resurfaced, with businesses, residents and emergency vehicles having access to local properties.  The project was financed by the St. Clair County

If you're between the ages of 14 to 30 St. Clair County Community College is offering you a free Art Night.  High school and college students and community members are invited to attend up to four different 90-minute art workshops on September 19th.  Space is limited and registration is required. To register, call 989-5709.
 
 

It's your last chance to enjoy a free concert Thursday evening as that's the finale to the Rockin' The Rivers series as presented by Port Huron Parks and Recreation.  The headliners are the Elton Rohn band, featuring the music of Elton John, complete with costume changes and a set list straight from the 70's.  The band's Ron Camilleri says the popularity of tribute

It's been a long time in coming but Friday will see the Fort Gratiot Goodwill store reopening, complete with a ribbon cutting and giveaways and sales.  The store's Retail Director Don Nabozney says there'll be lots going on all day, starting at 9am with the ribbon cutting. Also, for the first 50 people through the door on Friday there'll be free gifts, as well as coffee and
 
The Port Huron Area School District Board of Education took the first step to selling off or demolishing the former administration building along Lapeer.  Board president Jeff Stout says with their new administration offices now in the McKinley Building along Riverside Drive, it's time to do something about the building. Stout says an assessment for a sale price would be the next
 
Last night's Marysville City Council session saw them adopting a resolution honoring the family of Walt Braun, who passed away earlier this month, at the age of 78.  Braun was known locally as a physical education instructor and coached a number of sports, most notably football.  City Manager, Randy Fernandez, says Braun had an enormous positive impact on the community, with
 
Local prices are down about a dime a gallon, following a AAA Michigan survey, showing the state average this week at $3.50 a gallon.
 
 
 
Leaves on some trees around the state are already turning yellow, a sign that fall “leaf peeping” season is near. Officials say rather than an early fall the cause might also be drought, fungus and even bugs
 
Rick Porcello scattered nine hits over eight innings and pitched the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 win over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night at Comerica Park.  JD Martinez had three hits for Detroit, and scored two runs while knocking in one.  The second game of a three game series is set for Wednesday night.
The Detroit Tigers blasted out 18 hits and beat the Minnesota Twins 13-4 on Sunday to earn a split in a four game series.  Victor Martinez had three hits, including a home run, and knocked in four runs, while Torii Hunter added two hits and four RBI.  Max Scherzer picked up the win, his 15th of the year.  The Tigers open a three game series with the Yankees in Detroit on Tuesday.
The Detroit Tigers pounded out 17 hits in the night cap and beat the Minnesota Twins 8-6 on Saturday night to gain a split in a day-night double header.  Nick Castellanos and Eugenio Suarez each knocked in two runs, while Torii Hunter, Victor Martinez, and JD Martinez all had three hits.  The Tigers and Twins wrap up a four game series on Sunday afternoon in Minnesota.
A six run second inning got the Minnesota Twins off and running, on their way to a 12-4 win over the Detroit Tigers in the first game of a double header on Saturday.  Kennys Vargas hit two doubles and drove in five runs for the Twins, who also got three RBI each from Joe Mauer and Jordan Schafer.  In two games the Twins have scored 32 runs on 34 hits against Detroit pitching.
The Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 20-6 on Friday night in Minnesota.  The Twins had 20 hits, including five from Eduardo Escobar, who was a double shy of the cycle.  Tigers pitchers walked nine in the game and the Tigers made two errors.  Escobar, Danny Santana, Oswaldo Arcia, and Trevor Plouffe all hit home runs for the Twins, while Ian Kinsler homered for the
The Detroit Lions beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 13-12 on Friday night in pre-season action at Ford Field.  Reggie Bush had two carries for 95 yards and scored on an 86 yard run for the Lions, who also got a one yard TD run from George Winn.  Matt Stafford was 10 of 16 for 98 yards and Dan Orlovsky completed nine of eleven passes for 74 yards.  The Lions (2-1) close out the
David Price allowed a first inning unearned run, when Ben Guyer tripled in Ben Zobrist after Zobrist had reached first on an error.  The triple was the only hit allowed by Price, who retired the final 23 hitters he faced, striking out 9.  The Tigers, however, managed just four hits themselves and lost 1-0 to the Rays on Thursday afternoon.  Rays starter Alex Cobb pitched seven
Rick Porcello tossed his third complete game shutout of the season on Wednesday night as the Detroit Tigers blanked the Tampa Bay Rays 6-0 in Tampa.  Porcello held the Rays to three hits and did not walk a batter to win his 14th game of the year.  Victor Martinez hit a grand slam and drove in five runs for the Tigers.  Detroit goes for a sweep in the three game series on Thursday
The Detroit Tigers came back from an early four run deficit on Tuesday night in Tampa Bay and eventually beat the Rays 8-6 in eleven innings.  Detroit used ten walks in the game, including four in a three run 11th inning to win the game.  Ian Kinsler had a double and a triple and JD Martinez hit a home run.  The Tigers remain two games behind Kansas City in the division and tied
The Detroit Tigers made three errors that led to four unearned runs in an 8-1 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.  Victor Martinez knocked in the only Tigers run as Seattle pitching held Detroit to five hits.  The Tigers are back in action on Tuesday at Tampa Bay.
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