Cathie Martin

St. Clair County Medical Society Launches Blue Water Walking Club

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The St. Clair County Medical Society is interested in improving the health of our community by promoting walking clubs throughout our county. Brisk walking 30 minutes five days a week reduces the risk of developing diabetes by 58%, decreases cardiovascular disease and obesity. People who walk are at lower risk of breast cancer and colon cancer. For…

Candlelight Vigil Tonight For Mackenzie Maison

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Arraignment is expected to take place today (Friday) for the father and stepmother of a  5-year-old Port Huron girl who was found unresponsive on Tuesday night of this week.   The 25-year-old man and 27-year-old woman, both of Port Huron, have been in police custody since rescue crews were called to their home at 829 Oak…

Blue Water Sturgeon Festival Saturday, May 30

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The third annual Blue Water Sturgeon Festival is set for Saturday, May 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Vantage Point Maritime Center in Port Huron. This one-day event is centered on providing close encounters with Lake sturgeon, the Gentle Giants of the Great Lakes. The festival features three Huron Lady Sturgeon Cruises,…

Wigs4Kids Partners With Blackfin Ameripub To Host Fundraiser

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Wigs 4 Kids today is partnering with Blackfinn Ameripub® to host a fundraiser to support the non-profit organization in its ongoing efforts to provide wigs and support services to Michigan children experiencing hair loss as a result of illness and treatment.  The event, scheduled for Saturday, May 30 – 5:00 PM at the restaurant’s new…

Two Arrested In Death Of Five-Year-Old

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An emergency call of an unresponsive child, brought first responders to a Port Huron home on Oak Street Tuesday night only to find five-year-old Mackenzie Lynn Maison, beyond help.   Crews say the child was malnourished, dehydrated and had injuries consistent with child abuse.  She was pronounced dead at St. Joseph Mercy hospital in Port Huron. …

Road Repair Plan – Dan Lauwers Focuses On Warranties

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State Rep. Dan Lauwers last week joined his House Republican colleagues in announcing a long-term, sustainable road repair and maintenance plan that depends on existing revenue and re-prioritizes other funds.  Lauwers said his bill to focus on stronger warranties for road and bridge projects is part of the proposal unveiled last week in Lansing. Other elements…

Woman In Police Chase Heading To Prelimary Hearing

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A Port Huron woman accused of trying to run over a police officer with her vehicle is set to return to court June 9 for a preliminary hearing.  Twenty-six year-old Kelly Maertens’ appeared before District Judge Michael Hulewicz on Tuesday, May 26, for a probable cause hearing.  Police say officers were responding to a marijuana…