Category: News

News and events that affect our lives and our region.

Here are some of the top stories.

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Porcupine Bash – 10 Years Helping Michigan Veterans

The Porcupine Press is hosting its annual Porcupine Bash at Port Austin’s American Legion Hall on August 24th. The event collects needed items for veterans in hospitals and extended care.

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Thumb Airspace Could See Low Altitude Combat Training

Concern is growing about the current military proposal to use Huron County (and parts of Sanilac and Tuscola Counties) as a low level combat jet training area.

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Thumb Power Outage

Another Power Outage in the Upper Thumb Yep…we didn’t have any power. Another Thumb power outage. We rolled into our cottage knowing that the power was already out.  Not an uncommon occurrence in the Upper Thumb. However, the neighbors had a generator going and we...

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Canada Nuclear Waste Near Lake Huron

The Canadian government has punted a decision on whether to allow a proposed underground storage bunker to house nuclear waste near Lake Huron well into 2017.

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