Superintendent search continues

Special meeting called to screen applicants for the position

HARBOR BEACH — Another special meeting, this one on Feb 5th at 10 a.m., has been called by the Harbor Beach school board to screen applicants for the Superintendent’s position that will become vacant at or before the end of the school year. Ronald Kraft, current Superintendent of schools, and Denise Kish, who works as a principal in the district, […]

Having a ball at Winterfest

Man makes threats while armed with shotgun Thursday

BAD AXE — Police evacuated an apartment complex in Bad Axe Thursday afternoon, after receiving a 911 call from someone who said a man was threatening people with a shotgun. Officers from the Bad Axe police department, with assistance from the Huron County sheriff department and Michigan State Police, cleared the second floor of the complex, located on Cook Drive […]

Eleven-year-old spends her leisure time feeding the hungry

HARBOR BEACH — While many other 11-year-olds may be playing their Wii games in their leisure time, Jada Learman is busy focusing on feeding the hungry. Jada, the oldest daughter of Paul and Christina Learman, has been working at the local Food Pantry, administered by the Harbor Beach Ministerial Association, for the past two years. There isn’t a responsibility she […]

Commissioners busy with construction and repair matters

HURON COUNTY — “It gives you quite a jolt,” said Huron County Commissioner Steve Vaughan, but he wasn’t talking about Starbuck’s new 30- ounce Trente. Commissioner Vaughan said the elevator in the Huron County Building “is in desperate need of repair; it gives you quite a jolt.” He noted the selector, which is quite old, needs to be replaced with […]

Bad Axe School Board continues work on policies

BAD AXE — Policy matters were front and center at the Bad Axe School Board meeting on Monday, January 24, 2011, with all members present. The Board reviewed the Athletic & Extra-Curricular Policy, which Athletic Director Ron Johnston and committee have been working on since the beginning of the school year. The main point brought out at the meeting was […]

Historical signs to line the way of bike path

HARBOR BEACH —- As a result of an idea that was shared with a community organization, 19 signs depicting the history of the Harbor Beach community will be installed along the city’s bike path that stretches over one and a half miles. Local historian Leonard “Pic” Defrain came up with the idea while traveling in northern Michigan and he brought […]

Coming Home royalty

Author to speak in Harbor Beach

HARBOR BEACH — Michigan author Brian L. Schultz will be speaking and signing books on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. in the Common Room above the Harbor Beach Area District Library. Brian will talk about the research behind his first book and his experiences through the writing and publishing process. There will be a Question & Answer segment […]

Ubly High School to host events

UBLY – The Ubly Schools’ PTO will be conducting its 4th Annual Silent Auction on Friday, February 11, 2011 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., in conjunction with the Coming Home basketball game. Organizers say, “Come join the fun – over 100 items to bid on!” Also, the Junior Class will host its Spaghetti dinner, with tickets at the door. […]