Archive for June 10th, 2010

Robert A. Smith

Robert A. Smith, age 89, of Dafter, passed away Tuesday morning, June 8, 2010 at War Memorial Hospital. He was born on April 1, 1921 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, to Clare and Maye Smith. Bob left high school to help his widowed mother with living expenses, and returned to graduate from Sault High School in 1970. He enjoyed telling […]

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Bouchard: Granholm administration must stop playing politics on taxpayers’ dime

Oakland County – Mike Bouchard, Republican candidate for governor, today called on the Granholm Administration to end the blatant taxpayer-funded partisan political activity being organized by one of her appointees. Bouchard said having taxpayers support a political effort organized by the governor’s automobile and home insurance consumer advocate on behalf of pending insurance legislation is unbelievable at a time when […]

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Governor’s Council Encourages Community Participation at Local Event

Sault Ste Marie, Michigan – The Summer Solstice 5K Fun Run has been recognized as a quality physical activity event by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness. The Summer Solstice 5K will start at 8pm on June 19, 2010 from Sherman Park and follow a loop course through the Lakeshore neighborhood. All ages are welcome to participate and awards will […]

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Gloria Alice LaLonde

Gloria Alice LaLonde (May 8, 1932 – June 7, 2010) Sign Guest Book Gloria Alice Lalonde, age 78, of Clarkston, Michigan passed away Monday evening, June 7, 2010 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. Gloria was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on May 8, 1932, the daughter of the late William and Daisey (Chapman) VanLuven. She graduated […]

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Governor Granholm Declares State of Emergency in Monroe County

LANSING – Governor Jennifer M. Granholm today declared a state of emergency in Monroe County to help address any remaining threats to public health and safety related to the severe weather on June 6.

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Wet Weather Pollution in Michigan

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment has released a new report on wet weather pollution, one of the major surface water quality issues in Michigan. Most surface water pollution issues can be attributed to wet weather incidents such as heavy rain and snow melt when the water picks up contaminants on land and washes them into nearby surface waters. […]

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$65 Million in Pay Increases as Prisons Overspends (Republican John Proos)

House Democrats this week failed to consider implementing much-needed spending reforms in the Michigan Department of Corrections, forcing through a massive spending bill for the department that overspent its budget by $46 million. State Rep. John Proos, the leading Republican on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Corrections, fought for reforms that bring prisoner spending in line with spending in other […]

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