Cathie Martin

Rep. Lauwer’s Bill Clearing Up Ag Tax Confusion Clears House

State Rep. Dan Lauwers, R-Brockway Township, in joined by Laura Bourgois of T&W Construction during testimony in March before the House Committee on Agriculture. Rep. Lauwers was testifying in support of his legislation to clarify certain sales and use tax exemptions for grain bins and grain handling equipment.

The Michigan House this week approved legislation introduced by State Rep. Dan Lauwers that ensures farmers receive sales and use tax exemptions when buying grain bins and grain handling equipment.  Rep. Lauwers, R-Brockway Township, introduced House Bills 5889 and 5890 after a business owner in Almont was denied the grain bins exemption and had to…

City Of Port Huron Adds Additional Leaf PickUp

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At Monday night’s Port Huron City Council meeting, council voted to have the City of Port Huron extend the leaf pickup program for this season. According to Mayor Pauline Repp, the warm fall weather has caused a delay in leaves falling.  If an additional pickup is not scheduled, this could cause freezing of the leaf…

National Influenza Vaccination Week December 4-10

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recognized National Influenza Vaccination Week beginning in 2005 to highlight the importance of continuing flu vaccination throughout the holiday season and beyond. NIVW reminds people it’s not too late to get vaccinated. Flu season typically peaks between December and February however, flu activity can occur as late…

Festival Of Trees Coming Ahead!

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The Festival of Trees Preview Party Gala takes place Friday, December 2, 7 – 10:30 p.m. at the Blue Water Convention Center. Attendees will enjoy an elegant strolling buffet, complimentary champagne, entertainment and cash bar at this black tie optional event.  The cost is $95 per person; $75 young adult (35 and under). Reservations are required. Saturday is Family Fun…

Sheriff Department Seeking Help

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The Sanilac County Sheriff Department continues to be seeking information on a suspect who on Friday of last week, damaged about four houses and two businesses along Galbraith Line Road in the Melvin area with what is believed to have been a BB gun.  Reports say that between 6 and 8 p.m. someone is believed to…

Lake Huron Medical Center Cardiac Support Group

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The Lake Huron Medical Center HEARTLINK Support and Education group offers ongoing cardiac education and support for any individuals, living with heart related medical conditions and their caregiver. Facilitated by LHMC Lead Cardiac Rehabilitation RN, this support group covers a different topic each month. There is no charge to attend HEARTLINK and each guest receives…

28th Annual Festival Of Trees

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Kick off your holiday season at McLaren Port Huron Foundation’s 28th Annual Festival of Trees.  The event, taking place at the Blue Water Convention Center, begins December 2 with the Preview Party Gala, and continues December 3 and 4 with general admission. The event features more than 50 trees, along with a beautiful display of…