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Police ask for help identifying thief
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:16:54 -0800

(11/22/14) The Sanilac County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help to find the person who broke into a work site and took thousands of dollars worth of equipment. These surveillance pictures are from the M-J Electric work site in Custer Township. The break-in happened last Sunday. The work site was at Forester and Stinger roads.

Police: 3 dead following crash in Sanilac County
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 05:31:23 -0800

Michigan State Police say three people have died following a two-vehicle crash in Sanilac County.

Man found with marijuana, ecstasy during traffic stop
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:47:19 -0800

(11/23/14) - A 23-year-old man is spending the weekend in the Isabella County Jail, after he's found with illegal drugs.Michigan State Police arrested him in Mount Pleasant shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday.They say it all started when they pulled him over at Fancher and High Streets.During a search of his vehicle police found marijuana and ecstasy.He could face a judge as early as Monday.

Seasons squeezing wheat planting
Sun, 02 Nov 2014 21:28:24 -0800

SANILAC COUNTY — Chances are good a number of Michigan wheat fields won’t green up next spring as the window for planting the overwintering grain crop is closing fast. read more

Livestock farmers asked to use only one type of RFID tag
Sun, 02 Nov 2014 21:28:05 -0800

By Paul W. Jackson Michigan Farm News SANILAC COUNTY — Eartags with the prefix 840 will be the only ones accepted for Michigan cattle after next March. read more

Man accidentally shoots himself in the hand
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 17:02:34 -0800

A 55-year-old Macomb County man is hospitalized after accidentally shooting himself in the left hand with a pistol.

Three people from Ovid die in car crash
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 06:26:41 -0800

MARLETTE TWP. (AP) — Michigan State Police say three people died following a two-vehicle crash in Sanilac County involving a car carrying two elderly couples.

Shooting reported at Birch Park in Saginaw
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:31:59 -0800

(11/22/14) - Police with the Major Crimes Unit in Saginaw are investigating a shooting at the Birch Park Housing Complex.Saginaw Police and Michigan State Police report the 22-year-old man was shot in the chest around 12:50 a.m. Saturday.He was taken to the hospital, where he was in stable condition later in the day.Police don't have any suspect information."The number of shootings taking place ...

Construction begins for Atwood Stadium ice rink
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:17:04 -0800

(11/22/14) It's beginning to look at lot like winter in Flint. At least at Atwood Stadium. That's where volunteers started to set up the ice rink today. This will be the second season Kettering University opens the rink to the public. Free community skating times have not been announced yet.

Terry Brown challenges incumbent Phil Pavlov for 25th District State Senate seat
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 04:23:54 -0800

The 25th State Senate District, contested by incumbent Republican Phil Pavlov and Democratic challenger Terry Brown, looks nothing like it did in 2010 when Pavlov was first elected. At that time, the district consisted of St. Clair and Lapeer counties. In the most recent redistricting, Lapeer County has been lopped off. Sanilac and Huron counties have been added to St. Clair County, along with ...