A clean sweep

Sanilac cities help one another

BROWN CITY — A break in the weather last Tuesday permitted the Brown City Dept. of Public Works to give city streets a once over with a large street sweeping vehicle belonging to the city of Sandusky. City Manager Clint Holmes told The Brown City Banner that, through a mutual cooperation agreement, the city had requested the use of Sandusky’s […]

Peck park full of spirit of the holidays

PECK — The Peck Festival Committee may have canceled this year’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, but there’s plenty of holiday spirit in the Peck Memorial Park. Committee members had to make the difficult decision of canceling this year’s event due to a few factors. Scheduling was among the main reasons for the decision, since Croswell has its annual lighted parade […]


Charles M. Heisner, 61, of Macomb, died December 2, 2018. He was born in Mount Clemens to Andrew and Betty Heisner. Chuck graduated from Chippewa High School Class of 1976. He married Joan Plodzien on June 20, 1985. He is survived by his wife, Joan; and sister, Nadine (Jack) Wize. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, […]


Bonnie Jean Bissett, 86, of Brown City, passed away on December 4, 2018 in McLaren Port Huron Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was born on March 25, 1932, to Max and Ethel Millikin. Bonnie worked at Tri- County Bank in Brown City for 33 years and retired in 1994. Bonnie is survived by her husband of 66 years, Cleeland […]

Students stoke holiday cheer

BROWN CITY — Brown City Band Director Liz Rayba, band members, and a number of elves have worked hard again this year to add to the Christmas spirit in this town. On Monday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. at the high school gym, the elementary and junior/senior high school bands will be in concert performing several holiday classics. Rayba said […]


We are updating our Birthdays list. Call 810-346-2753 to add a name or to make any changes. December 10• Beverly Marion• Katie Sager• Allan Sager• Frances Robinet• Bill Welch• Jan Banas• Kim Faulconer• Shirley Secord• Kirk Dean• Darrel Patterson• Allan Boyne• Agnes Himmel —in memoryDecember 11• Rose Tobey• Bob Paschke• Earl Bartle• Darryl MuirDecember 12• Scott Krampien• Jake Marion• Tom […]

SC4 releases winter 2019 calendar of arts events

PORT HURON — St. Clair County Community College has released its full calendar of concerts, performances, exhibits and more for the winter 2019 semester. Among the highlights of the upcoming season is the Free Thursday Concert Series, which features a highly anticipated performance by the world-renowned Femmes of Rock on Jan. 17 at noon and 7 p.m. Led by violinist […]

Chinese student enjoys stay in Brown City

BROWN CITY — There might be tensions on the international scene, but American-Chinese relations in Brown City are warm and friendly. That is evident from the example of unofficial good-will ambassador, Olivia Chen, 15, from the city of Dongguan, near Hong Kong, in Communist China. Olivia, a sophomore, is studying this year as a foreign exchange student at Brown City […]

‘Can’ do spirit at high school

Alexandra Van Damme (left) and Corinne Bunyan (right) show some of the donations of canned goods contributed by their schoolmates at Brown City High School to the Sanilac Career Center food drive.