Storm approaching Wales Township
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.
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,
An armed robbery reported at the Spirit Shop in the 35-hundred block of Gratiot. Police say a white male wearing dark clothing and covering his face walked in about 9:40pm Monday and demanded cash. He stood about 5' 10" to 6'. He brandished a knife and escapped with an undetermined amount of money. No injuries were reported and investigations are continuing.
A regular meeting Monday night for the Port Huron Area School District Board of Education saw an annual report given on Matt's Law, which requires every school district in the state to have an anti-bullying policy in place. Board President Jeff Stout says even with 325 reported incidents of harassment, intimidation or bullying for all schools, it's still far less than other
Canadian officials say a 29-year-old Ontario woman found on property beneath the Blue Water Bridge Monday morning died from her injuries. The woman was discovered under the bridge after a report came in of an abandoned vehicle on the Canadian side of the bridge. The woman was taken to a hospital and pronounced deceased. Ontario Provincial Police say foul play is not
Police have released a composite of a person of interest in the death of 14-year-old April Millsap who was found along a trail in the village of Armada last Thursday. The sketch is available for view at the State Police web site and at www.wphm.net.
The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office reports on a couple of fatal traffic crashes from over the weekend. The first occurred Saturday afternoon in Riley Township at Braidwood and Masters Roads. A 36-year old man from Emmett Township failed to stop on Braidwood, with his vehicle hitting another along Masters. He was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from his vehicle,