Ice fishermen lose lives after breaking through ice

FAIRHAVEN TOWNSHIP – Two ice fishermen reported missing were found deceased on Sunday. Huron County Sheriff Kelly J. Hanson reported his department joined the search around 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Rose Island in Fairhaven Township for the missing men, Dennis W. Shaw, 73, of Fowlerville, and Willard E. Slider, 69, of Caro. The search began after a local resident who […]

Ada Karg celebrates 100th birthday

BAD AXE – Ada Karg, formerly of Harbor Beach, celebrated her 100th Birthday with a party at Meadow Lane Assisted Living, in Bad Axe. Ada was thrilled to be able to spend time with more than 100 friends and family who gathered from across the country to celebrate on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. Pastor Ron Schultz, Zion Lutheran Church, opened […]

Bad Axe works to be redevelopment-ready

BAD AXE – The city is working toward certification in the Michigan Economic Development Corporation Redevelopment Ready Communities Program. Christopher Germain, a senior planner with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, told the city council the project that began last fall is a “deep dive” into factors that drive economic development. Germain gave the presentation at the council’s Monday, Feb. 5 […]

Ubly to place $8.7M bond on ballot

UBLY – Ubly Community Schools will place an $8.7 million bond proposal on the May 8 ballot. The district is proposing a set of projects that includes renovations and infrastructure updates. The projects include renovation of the 1936-constructed section; adding four elementary school classrooms and upgrading existing rooms; improving the drop-off and pick-up area; heating, ventilation and air conditioning upgrades; […]

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DHIA offers scholarship HURON COUNTY – The Huron County Dairy Herd Improvement Association (DHIA) is offering a $500 scholarship, set up to award graduating seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in the dairy industry. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited, two- or four-year college or university and show interest in returning to the dairy industry in […]

Program helps adults who struggle to read

HURON COUNTY – Knowing how to read is crucial to survival. The need to read surrounds us everywhere, from reading menus at restaurants, bills that come in the mail, washing information on clothing, not to mention all the books, magazines and newspapers that we are exposed to. Community Connections recognizes that the inability to read can greatly affect a child’s […]

Rep. Canfield honors Blue Star Mothers of America

LANSING – State Rep. Edward J. Canfield, D.O. (Sebewaing), on Thursday, Feb. 1 praised his colleagues in the Michigan House of Representatives for approving his resolution declaring Feb. 1, 2018, as Blue Star Mothers Day in Michigan. Blue Star Mothers of America Inc. is a national organization of mothers whose sons and daughters serve in the nation’s armed forces. Sherry […]

Circuit Court • Judge Gerald M. Prill

• Jacob D. Atwell, 26, Elkton, arraignment Jan. 29, assaultive behavior, consumed alcohol, hearing date Feb. 26. • Crystal L. Austin, 37, Sebewaing, arraignment Jan. 29, fail to pay. • Katelynn R. Bensinger, 20, Elkton, arraignment Jan 29, fail to report, fail to comply drug test, fail to notify change address. • Guy Z. Chopp, 26, Sebewaing, sentencing Feb. 5, […]

District Court • Judge David B. Herrington

73B District Court Report of Disposed Cases for the Week of Jan. 9 to Jan. 16, 2018 • Jacqualyn R. Adams, 23, Harbor Beach, school bus-fail to stop, $315 fines & costs. • David J. Brown, 25, Warren, larceny <200, 34 days jail, $275 fines & costs. • Kyle L. Doud, 27, Harbor Beach, trespass, 6 months probation, 5 days […]

Huron County Register of Deeds

Warranty Deeds – January 23, 2018 to January 30, 2018 • Michael Robert Murphy and Linda Marie to Catherine R. Allyn; a parcel of land located in Rubicon Twp. • Penny Calender Letts, Thomas R. Callender, David D. Callender and Richard G. Callender to Don Couture; a parcel of land located in the City of Harbor Beach. • Daniel Gudschinsky […]