Cathie Martin

Enterovirus D68 Takes Michigan Child

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A virus that causes severe respiratory illness has taken the life of a 21-month-old Clinton township girl, according to state health officials.  Madeline Reid died Friday afternoon from enterovirus D68, according to Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit; the first person in Michigan to die from the virus.  Officials say the enterovirus D68 can cause…

I-94 Closed Following Semi-Truck-Pedestrian Accident

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Westbound I-94 is closed at Fred Moore Highway following a Semi-Truck – pedestrian accident. According to St. Clair County Sheriff, the incident on westbound I-94 near Church Road happened shortly after 11:30 Monday morning.  Very little information is known at this time.  Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office are on scene, assisted by Memphis Police, Ira…

Representative Dan Lauwers Schedules October Office Hours

Dan Lauwers

Local residents have an opportunity to visit with state Rep. Dan Lauwers throughout the 81st District this month.  Lauwers is sponsoring office hours on Friday, Oct. 17 at Seros Restaurant, 925 Gratiot Blvd., Marysville, from 8 to 9 a.m., and Riviera Restaurant, 475 S. Water St., Marine City, from 10 to 11 a.m.  The lawmaker also is holding office hours…

Port Huron Mayor Proclaims October “General Aviation Appreciation Month”

Mayor Pauline Repp

  The Alliance for Aviation Across America has commended Mayor Pauline M. Repp of Port Huron, Michigan for proclaiming October “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Michigan, general aviation contributes $4.1 billion to the state’s economy annually.  “Mayor Repp’s proclamation helps highlight the economic benefits and valuable service that general aviation provides to Port Huron and…

St. Clair County/Port Huron Makes Strides Against Breast Cancer

Mary Beth Sheldon, Kay Vande Voorde, and Cathie Martin

St. Clair County Community College campus was filled with excitement as walkers met for the 7th Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk for St. Clair County/Port Huron on Saturday.  It was a sea of pink as music blasted, folks warmed up to Zumba, and the walk proceeded throughout downtown, through Pine Grove Park, and the…

Marysville Police Report Stabbing

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The Marysville Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing between a father and son at 701 St. Paul Street on Wednesday morning at about 10:45 a.m.  According to police reports, the two were arguing when the dispute became physical and a knife was pulled.  Police believe the father stabbed his son. The victim…

Man Charged In July Death Of Teen

James-Donald-VanCallis

A Wales Township man has been charged in the assault and murder of April Millsap.  It was announced Wednesday by Macomb County Prosecutor Eric J. Smith that James Donald VanCallis has been  charged with first-degree murder, felony murder and assault with intent to commit sexual penetration in the death of the teenager.  Two charges are…

No Injuries In School Bus-Utility Truck Crash

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A crash between a school bus and a utility truck Thursday morning ended with no injuries.  According to St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon, a RESA bus was heading eastbound and had stopped at a railroad crossing on Dove Road and 32nd Street at about 7:20.  The driver of a utility truck, which was also…

New Jersey Pair Arrested For Retail-theft Scheme

Faru Fernadez-Igua

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and deputies from the St. Clair County Sherriff’s Office arrested a New Jersey man and woman on state charges for their alleged involvement in a sophisticated retail-theft scheme.  Authorities arrested Faru Fernandez-Igua, 48, and Monica Evangelista-Laos, 30, late last week after they attempted to enter…