Fire hall to be site of 9-11 I-beam

BROWN CITY — About 30 people attended a public hearing Tuesday (April 5) to hear discussion about the Brown City Fire Department’s plan to incorporate a piece of the former World Trade Center into a memorial. Much of the meeting held at the fire hall centered on finding the best location for the memorial. After input from the audience and […]

Hair cut for a good cause

Emmett man arrested on weapons charges

Fiancé threatened

ELK TWP. — A 23-year-old Emmett man was arrested in the early morning hours of April 2 after threatening his fiancé with a gun outside a home on East Sheridan Line Road. Sanilac County Sheriff Garry Biniecki reported deputies were called to a residence in the 800 block of E. Sheridan Line around 5 a.m. for a subject armed with […]


We are updating our Birthdays list. Call 810- 346- 2753 to add a name or to make any changes. April 11 Lee Montgomery Karen Frantz Cheryl Hilgendorf Brian RickmanApril 12 Lonnie Kalbfleisch Tonya McMann Robert Marion Joe Borsh April 13 Kevin Kalbfleisch Bob Gusta Diane Messing Nicole MackApril 14 Kim Byrnes Tom Krause Dale Dean  Marion Racknor Kim Smith […]


Durga - Baumgarten

Frank and Shelly Durga of Brown City are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Marie, to Michael Paul Baumgarten. Michael is the son of Virge and Cheryl Baumgarten of Sandusky. Ashley and Michael are both attending Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Mo. A July 9, 2011 is being planned.

Groat – Gleiser

Stephen and Sharon Groat are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Meagan, to Jake Gleiser. Jake is the son of Karen Gleiser. A June wedding is being planned.


Page - Peterson

Sergeant Loren Ronald Page married long-time sweetheart Melissa Adele Peterson on April 10, 2010. The bride walked down the aisle of the First Congregational Church of Romeo accompanied by bagpipes. The reception was held at the Club Monte Carlo. The event was followed with a honeymoon trip to Daytona Beach, Fla. Loren is serving his second tour in Afghanistan with […]

SC4 student from Melvin honored in Lansing

MELVIN — St. Clair County Community College students Denise Parr of Melvin and Joel Smith of Port Huron were honored Thursday, March 24, in Lansing for being named to the All- Michigan Academic team. Parr, a nursing major and vice president of service for Lambda Mu, was also acknowledged as a member of the All- Michigan Academic Team at the […]

Teen killer admits guilt

Imlay City boy, 15, pleads in stabbing death

SANDUSKY — Two mothers sobbed while a 15-year-old Imlay City boy accused of murdering a Croswell woman pled guilty to seconddegree murder on April 4. Vicki Gonzalez lost her daughter last August when Trinidad Paredes Jr. stabbed 24- year-old Jennifer Gonzalez to death. She cried while listening to the teen’s lawyer, Robert Ladd, describe how Paredes had an argument with […]

Sanilac County’s jobless rate declines to 13.7% in February

SANILAC COUNTY — Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates decreased in 16 of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in February, according to the Michigan Dept. of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth that released the latest figures March 31. Here in Sanilac County, the jobless numbers declined to 13.7 percent, down from 14.4 percent in January. In Lapeer County, the unemployment level […]