May 22, 2015
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Mayor Pauline Repp and City Manager James Freed showing new plaque

Around 240 yachts, hundreds of family members, and thousands of spectators flow into Port Huron each July for the annual race to Mackinac....and this year the sailors will have something new to see as they head out to start the race in lower Lake Huron.  The new convention center next to the Blue Water Bridge has always been a spot where many said there should be an attraction
Some families displaced and a firefighter injured in an apartment fire in Port Huron Wednesday evening.  Firefighters say the 600 block of Taylor street blaze involved a common wall of two apartments where significant damage occurred.  Smoke da
AAA Michigan says the just over one-million of us traveling on state roads this holiday weekend well above last year numbers thanks to generally lower gas prices and an improved economy. The holiday counting period begins at 3 pm tomorrow.  
Whether you are traveling across the county or across the country this Memorial Day weekend, make sure you get home safe by buckling up. The St. Clair County Sherriff's office and local city police departments are teaming up for the annual Click It o
Originally set up, in 1981, to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the founding of the French fort, Fort St. Joseph, and celebrate the "frenchness" in the Great Lakes Area...the Feast of the Ste. Claire has remained an annual Memorial Day weekend
AAA annual gas price graph
Just in time for the Memorial Day holiday gasoline prices in the local area crept up to around $2.80 this week.  The price hikes come just a month after some experts were predicting an average $2.35 for the summer driving season. The AAA auto club sa
State Rep. Paul Muxlow, R-Brown City, recently testified in support of Logan’s Law, a measure that would prevent animal cruelty. According to his web site House Bill 4355 referred to as, Logan’s Law, was approved nearly unanimously by the Hous
The search is underway for a Christmas tree to be placed in front of the Capitol this year. The state is taking nominations now through July 15. Officials are looking for a suitable spruce or fir with a length of at least 65-feet. In past years, trees ha
Jackie Hanton
It was a big announcement that got the week started, at Community Foundation of St. Clair County, with Jackie Hanton as their new Vice President. Hanton's first day will be May 26th, replacing Lynn Griffor, who left to lead the McLaren Port Huron Hos
Theme selected for International Day Parade “At the Movies” is the theme for the 2015 Rotary International Day Parade. The theme will show up on competitive floats the make up much of the parade which is set for July 15th with a step off tim
Nick Castellanos hit a three run triple in the eighth inning to break up a 2-2 tie and lift the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night.  The win ened a three game losing streak for the Tigers.  Castellanos finished with two hits and four RBI for the Tigers, who begin a four game series with the Houston Astros on Thursday afternoon at Comerica Park.
Mike Babcock is leaving the Red Wings after ten years of service to the team.  On Wednesday Babcock was named the new head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, agreeing to an eight year contract worth $50 million.  Babcock leaves the Wings as the teams all time winningest coach with 458 victories, leading the team to ten straight playoff appearances and a Stanley Cup championship in
Ryan Braun, Adam Lind, and Amaris Ramirez hit consecutive home runs during a six run third inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers cruised to an 8-1 win over the Tigers on Tuesday night in Detroit.  The Tigers managed just three hits in a game, including one in the last seven innings.  The final game of a three game series is Wednesday night.
The Detroit Tigers couldn't get the big hit for a second day in a row, and lost 3-2 to the Milwaukee Brewers in the first game of a three game series at Comerica Park.  Ian Kinsler and James McCann knocked in runs for the Tigers, who host the Brewers again on Tuesday night.
Miguel Cabrera doubled home a run in the first inning, but that was all the Tigers would get on Sunday in a 2-1 loss to the Cardinals in St. Louis.  Detroit was going for a sweep in a three game series.  The Tigers return home on Monday to face Milwaukee in the start of another three game series.
Miguel Cabrera hit the 400th home run of his career as the Detroit Tigers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 in 10 innings on Saturday.  Ian Kinsler and Yoenis Cespedes each had three hits and an RBI while Jose Iglesias knocked in the go ahead run in the 10th.  The final game of a three game series is set for Sunday night.
The Detroit Tigers pounded out 17 more hits on Friday night and won in St. Louis 10-4 over the Cardinals.  Yoenis Cespedes, Miguel Cabrera, and JD Martinez all hit home runs.  Shane Greene earned the win with five scoreless innings.  Game two of a three game series is Saturday afternoon in Missouri.
The Detroit Tigers belted out 20 hits on Thursday in a 13-1 win over the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park.  Miguel Cabrera had three hits, scored three runs, hit two home runs, and drove in five runs to pace the attack.  Bryan Holaday made his first start of the season and had three hits, including a home run, and knocked in three runs.  The Tigers play in St. Louis on Friday
The Minnesota Twins scored five runs in the third inning on their way to a 6-2 win over the Tigers in Detroit on Wednesday night.  Joe Mauer had one of three triples hit by Minnesota, and drove in three runs.  Yoenis Cespedes and Nick Castellanos had RBI for the Tigers.  The final game of a three game series is Thursday afternoon at Comerica Park.
Ian Kinsler won the game for the Tigers with an RBI single in the bottom of the tenth, as Detroit beat Minnesota 2-1 on Tuesday night.  JD Martinez hit a solo home run for the other Tiger run in the game.  Angel Nesbitt earned his first win in the majors with a scoreless inning of work in the top of the 10th.  Game two of a three game series is set for Wednesday night.
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