2020-03-16 E-Edition

Wrestling action in Brown City

Elementary students enjoy wrestling

The Brown City Elementary School wrestling program recently held their annual wrestling tournament at Brown City High School. The next meet will be held at Cros-Lex High School.

Voters approve recycling, library renewal ballot proposals

SANDUSKY — Sanilac and St. Clair county voters approved a variety of county and school district millage renewals during the March 10 election. In Sanilac County: • The Sanilac County recycling millage to renew 0.15 mill ($0.15 per $1,000 of a property taxable value) for four years from 2020-23 to be used exclusively for county recycling activities and household hazardous […]

Biden wins Democratic primary election

BROWN CITY — Former vice president Joe Biden was the top vote-getter in Sanilac and St. Clair counties during the presidential primary election on March 10. Sanilac County had 8,205 of the county’s 29,770 registered voters, or 27.56 percent, cast their ballots during the election. Those receiving the most votes on the Democratic ticket were Biden with 1,851 votes; Bernie […]


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March 16 • Keysha Burgess• Dale Chappel• Shirley Phillips• Marilyn Brown• Sandra Shadley• Danelle Weidman• Robert McNary March 17 • Ashley Cummings• Patrick Nason• Tina Geister• Donna Jacobs• Dean Paquette• Tina Lints• Troy Muma• Philip Lipa• Samantha Jurn• Toby Ramirez• Erica Fox• Tobias Joseph — inmemory March 18 • Ashton Diller• Kristoffer Thompson • Jenna Baer• Joseph Calabro• Anthony Calabro• […]

Roll Call from Lansing

Editor’s note: Roll Call from Lansing offers a sample of what legislation was brought up for a vote last week in Lansing, and how Sanilac County’s state lawmakers voted on the bills House Bill 5576, House version, Gov. Whitmer’s “Michigan Reconnect” program: Passed 93 to 14 in the House The House vote on a bill that contains the same provisions […]

Students of the Week

No girls’ soccer team due to low numbers

BROWN CITY — Brown City Community Schools will not be having a girls’ soccer team this spring due to low numbers. The Brown City Board of Education heard at its Feb. 24 meeting that Athletic Director Tony Burton had multiple meetings/sign-ups to gather interest for a girls’ soccer team. The most recent sign-up had the most of any of the […]

Marlette school board adjusts budget

MARLETTE — The latest budget amendments at the Marlette Community Schools are fewer than in previous years. The news pleased the Board of Education which met on March 3. The meeting was not held on the regularly scheduled date of March 10 because of District basketball games. When the budget was established on June 10, 2019, assumptions had to be […]

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