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DTF Raids Two Crack Houses

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The St. Clair County Drug Task Force conducted raids at two crack houses in the city of Port Huron Thursday night.  According to Sheriff Tim Donnellon, the DTF conducted an investigation into the sales of crack cocaine in Port Huron.  The investigation led to the execution of search warrants at two homes.  The first search…

Fire In Port Huron Sunday

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A fire that broke out at a pet grooming facility in Port Huron was found to be an electrical problem.  Firefighters were called at about 2:15 p.m. Sunday to the Doggy Barber, located at 2709 Pine Grove Ave., to heaving fire coming from the rear of the building.  Wilton’s TV and Appliance, and Hydroponics Highway…

Local Youth Send “Visual Letters” To China

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Thousands of Michigan children participated in the 2016 Michigan 4-H Art Exchange with China. Of those thousands, one hundred pieces were selected to send to China.  Artwork by Victoria Colgan of Kimball Elementary and Isabel Hill of Garfield Elementary were part of that select group.  The artwork was created in the PHASD 21st Century After…

Rep. Lauwers Recognizes McDonalds For Using Michigan Apples

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State Rep. Dan Lauwers, R-Brockway Township, and Rep. Jon Bumstead, R-Newaygo, presented special tributes to McDonald’s, accepted by owner-operator Matthew Schulz, and Peterson Farms of Shelby, accepted by owner Earl Peterson, to mark the two-billionth apple packet sold by McDonald’s Restaurants nationwide. McDonald’s purchases more than $164 million in agricultural products from Michigan for its…

Local Prayer Service For Orlando Planned

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Several local churches are joining together to organize a prayer service for people to show their support for the victims in two shootings in Florida. The Blue Water Area Stands with Orlando Interfaith Prayer Service is planned for 7 p.m. Saturday in the side yard of St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1331 Seventh St., Port Huron.  Vigils…

Dog Hoarders – Over 100 Animals Removed From Home

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More than 100 animals have been removed from a Cottrellville Township home following an investigation by the St. Clair County Sheriff Animal Control Division.  According to Sheriff Tim Donnellon, 98 dogs and 3 cats were either removed by Animal Control, or turned over by the homeowners.  On June 14th, deputies from the Sheriff’s Office Road…

Reps. Lauwers and LaFontaine Give Unique Virtual Tour Of The Capitol

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State Reps. Dan Lauwers and Andrea LaFontaine this week gave students at Gardens Elementary in Marysville their first-ever virtual tour of the Capitol.  Using a video chat program, the lawmakers showed the third-graders around the House and Senate chambers, the governor’s office and the old courtroom for the Michigan Supreme Court. The students even got…

Teacher Named Distinguished Teacher For June

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Bill Nestle, an English-language arts teacher at Capac Middle School, has been named St. Clair County’s Distinguished Teacher for June. The award is sponsored by St. Clair County RESA. In addition to a certificate from RESA, Nestle also received a $300 gift from the local MEEMIC agent, Insurance Specialists Agency in Marysville. The award was presented to…