Dark storm clouds roll in over Wales Twp.
Lots of rain, lightning, and sirens but little in the way of wind and damage in the Port Huron area yesterday. Severe thunderstorms ravaged much of Southeast Michigan with numerous reports of large trees down on cars, houses, and garages in an area from Detroit to Caseville. Sirens were sounded because of high wind potential. The Saint Clair County International Airport
Local governmental meetings, Monday, include regular sessions for the Port Huron Area School District Board of Education and Marysville City Council. The school board meeting, back at the remodeled McKinley building features an annual report on harassment, intimidation, and bullying. Marysville City Council, meanwhile, hears a report on the library system operating millage renewal and a grant
The Great Lakes Steamship Society is throwing in the towel on saving the J.B. Ford as a museum ship. Costs to preserve and stabilize the vessel, built in 1903, were deemed to high by the group. It had been the main focus of the society for the past few years. Some instead are looking at similar efforts for the S.T. Crapo.
What do you think about the proposal of burying 53-thousand containers of low-level nuclear waste less that a quarter-mile from the shores of Lake Huron? You're invited to let your voice be heard Tuesday as local State Senator Phil Pavlov of St. Clair Township holds a town hall meeting on the item. Pavlov says he's asking for support from concerned residents to stop
Raising money for Special Olympics Michigan athletes... that's the Water Warriors, making their annual ride, this week, down along the shores of Lake Huron, from Mackinaw City down to Harsens Island. The group's Tom Chauvin tells us, when they get down to the local area later this week, they'll be easy to spot. Chauvin says the five day 415-mile endurance ride runs the entire
South McMorran Parking Lot (looking south)
Next year will see ground broken, at the south McMorran parking lot, for Blue Water Area Transit's new transfer center. General Manager of the local bus service, Jim Wilson, says preliminary work on the project continues, with some that'll be done later this summer. Wilson says the project is a good one, given that ridership has increased nearly 90-percent in recent years,
Everything old is new again, at the Everything Classic Antique store, in downtown Port Huron. The store's Mike Gaylord says a new exhibit, this week, will see miniature luxury cars inside antique bottles. Gaylord says another display at the store is one of the largest porcelain and glass shoe collections, with over 18-hundred exhibited. The Everything Classic Antique
A Livonia man died Wednesday night after being attacked by two large dogs while out for a run in Lapeer County. Metamora Township Police say a 46-year-old went out for a run just before 5:30 p.m. when, according to a witness, he was attacked by a couple of animals. The dogs responsible for the attack are reported to be two 3-year-old Cane Corsos, which are described by the American Kennel
Village of Armada Police say they are investigating a possible homicide involving a young girl. She was reported as a 14-year-old who was found in a wooded area within the village limits. Authorities including sheriff deputies from Macomb County, & Michigan State Police are busy identifying the body, cause of death, and looking for clues for the possible suspect or suspects. A
Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in June increased moderately in 13 of the state’s 17 major labor market regions. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment and labor force levels increased seasonally in the majority of areas over the month. County rates were mixed but Saint Clair County showed a one percentage point increase,