Cathie Martin

Paddle And Pour Growing!

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Over 300 kayaks and paddle boards filled the Black River Sunday for the third annual Blue Water Social Club Paddle and Pour event.  The event encompassed just over 10 miles of paddling.  The Island Loop National Water Trail was dedicated in May, and the kayak launch opened in August drawing a larger number of water…

GreenLight Port Huron Business Competition Will Award Over $10,000

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Tech Port’s Harbor Muskies Program has some exciting news!  Spartan Innovations at the Michigan State University Innovation Center has selected the TecPort’s Harbor Muskies to host a GreenLight Port Huron Business Model Competition in Port Huron. Their gracious sponsorship of this event will provide us with the funding to launch this first-ever GreenLight Port Huron…

The Wonders Of The World At Michigan Renaissance

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The Wonders of the World weekend September 6th and 7th invites patrons to explore unique merchants and enjoy entertainment from around the globe!  Wonders of the world weekend, brought to you by The Art of Video Games at the Flint Institute of Arts, will feature events and acts from all walks of life. Featured entertainers like The…

Join The Ice Bucket Challenge

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The Office Lounge on Water Street in Port Huron is sponsoring Port Huron’s Mega Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for the ALS Association, Michigan Chapter. The money will be used to raise awareness of this debilitating disease and assist in raising funds to treat and find a cure.  The event will start at the…

Convention Center Construction Moving Along

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The St. Clair County Board of Commissioners voted to extend the contract of County Administrator and Controller Bill Kauffman for 60 more days.  The original contract with Kauffman, who serves as the chief accounting officer of the county, expired in May and was extended in June.   County Commissioner Karl Tomion is in negotiation for a…

Update On Treeside Market Burglary-Reward Offered

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The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in solving a store burglary.  According to Sheriff Tim Donnellon, the Treeside Market, at 8792 Gratiot Avenue in Columbus Township was broken into about 5:00 a.m. on August 20th.  Cigarettes and alcohol were stolen in the burglary.  The suspect is a white male, who…

Mural Unveiled At Roosevelt

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Clay tiles created in workshops at St. Clair County Community College by Roosevelt Elementary School students are now displayed in the elementary school as part of a recently unveiled mural. Third, fourth and fifth graders made tiles for the mural during a Clay and Concerts program that began last year at SC4. Students were bused…

The Henry Ford Celebrates Dodge Brothers 100th Anniversary

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Celebrate the achievements of two of the early automotive industry’s biggest innovators – John and Horace Dodge – during Old Car Festival in Greenfield Village, September 6-7. After years of supplying parts to other automakers, including Henry Ford himself, the Dodge Brothers decided to go into production on their own, rolling out their first car in…

Drug Task Force Seized Large Number Of Plants

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The St. Clair County Drug Task Force conducted Operation Hemp on August 27 and 28 with the help of an Oakland County Sheriff’s Aviation Unit Helicopter and U.S.Border Patrol Agents from the Marysville station.  According to a release by the drug task force, contact was made with over 16 Medical Marijuana grows throughout the county. …

Former Fire Chief Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement

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The former Ira Township Fire Department Chief, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of embezzlement in St. Clair County District Judge John Monaghan’s courtroom.  The 55-year-old Fair Haven, Robert Michael Holt submitted a letter of resignation to the township Wednesday after having worked for the township for some 26 years.  Holt had been suspended last…