Blue Water Memories
Fortunately the animals were uninjured and after considerable trouble were extricated.
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Authorities add patrols during St. Patrick's Day festivities
The St. Clair County Sheriff Department and departments from 25 other counties are asking drivers to have a sober ride with a designated driver during St. Patrick's Day celebrations, according to a statement from the sheriff department.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Making reading connect: Marine City, Marysville classes share a good book
Twenty-five miles couldn't separate them from their appreciation for "The Lemonade War" or from each other.
Local communities trading competition for cooperation
It doesn't happen often, but a curse can turn out to be a blessing, and new strengths can emerge from old weaknesses.
Auto supplier seeks tax abatements
The Marysville City Council will be asked Monday to approve three applications for tax abatements for SMR Automotive Systems, USA, Inc. "The abatement would be a 50 percent reduction of the real property taxes they would pay for up to 12 years," explained Dan Casey, Economic Development Alliance of St. Clair County executive director.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Students learn about jobs
While A Little Something in Port Huron boasts it has something for everyone, its employees say it has just what they need.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Mike Connell: 'Mighty Marysville' strikes out
Ninety-two years ago, smoldering coals were brought from the Delray power plant on the Detroit River and used to fire the boilers at a newly constructed power plant on the St. Clair River.
County's population is not getting younger
Death is a growth industry in St. Clair County. In 2013, there were 173 more deaths in the county than births -- 1,633 vs. 1,460 -- capping a 35-year trend.
People savor fundraiser for Council on Aging
People were lined up Saturday at the Port Huron Senior Center to get a Taste of the Blue Water.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Fun event builds self-esteem
At least 650 -- that's right, 650 -- screaming and squealing middle school and high school girls, and a sprinkling of moms, packed into the Port Huron Northern PAC on Friday for what seemed like the world's biggest sleepover mixed with a rock concert.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Callers not ready to let RESA go
Shall we begin? Talk to me: * No Name: "RESA must have a school board that oversees what it does.
Kicking your cable habit
With TV shows ranging from "Breaking Bad" to "I Love Lucy" now available with online, streaming media companies are asking people why pay $50 a month for cable or satellite TV when you can watch online? The popularity of streaming service companies like Netflix, Hulu, Crackle, Amazon Prime and iTunes is rising as more people move away from cable ... (more)
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Two KnowHow2Go events Tuesday
There will be two free KnowHow2Go events Tuesday in Room 120 of the Technical Education Center at the St. Clair County Regional Educational Service Agency, 499 Range Road, Marysville.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Port Huron Township garage destroyed in fire
Rescue crews responded to a garage fire at 1391 Minnesota Road in Port Huron Township about 6 p.m. Saturday.
Pedestrians sometimes have to walk in the streets, but the city of Port Huron has yet to crack down on people who aren't shoveling their sidewalks.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Buyer beware: Communities weigh the pros and cons of grant money
There's no such thing as a free lunch, even when grants are involved. The free money grabs have become fewer, smaller and harder to get at a time when dropping property values are driving more communities to pursue them.
Mike Connell: Birthplace of local industry lives on
Yet, there it is. In 1690, according to frontier lore, a saw mill was built on a small creek entering the St. Clair River at what is now Marysville.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Callers go to union's support
I guess you could say they were. After all, Republican lawmakers threatened the company with loss of tax breaks if the workers voted the union in.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
So ... where did they go?
St. Clair County residents voted with their feet from 2007 to 2011, when about 6,500 people moved away from the county.
Marysville council gets convention center update
At the Marysville City Council meeting on Monday, Tom Reilly, St. Clair County commissioner, updated the council on the progress of the Blue Water Area Convention Center.