Rachel’s Challenge

Rachel’s Challenge An organization to help fight against bullying Isabella Harrison Guest Writer On Tuesday Feb. 10, an assembly titled, “Rachel’s Challenge” took place at Fort Gratiot Middle School. This assembly told stories about not only the tragedy that happened but the story of a young girl, Rachel, and her stories about spreading kindness. Rachel…

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Bearing the cold for a cause

St. Clair hosts Polar Plunge D.J. Palm Staff Writer One by one, brave and selfless souls from the blue water area traveled to St. Clair to take a quick splash in the water on a frigid 19 degree day. The “Polar Plunge” is an annual fundraising event organized by Wertz Warriors, a charity organization that…

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Port Huron’s oldest bar, The Roche, vandalized

You know you’ve had too much to drink when… Nick “Chico” Hernandez Managing Editor Not everyone is nice when they drink, but not all decide to commit malicious destruction of private property either. Jan. 4, a Wednesday, seemed like a normal night to John Roche, 50, and owner of the Roche bar, including cutting off…

Are you primed and ready to go?

SC4 Alumni hiring student painters Gregory Garofalo Guest writer Are you looking for a job? Well look no further, Student Painters House Painting is here for you. Run by SC4 alumni Kaylee Bert, Student Painters is an exterior home painting business that provides local home owners with free estimates and a new coat of paint.…

Part of the Craft

New brewery moving into Marysville Jamie Koebke Staff Writer New brews are coming to the Port Huron area! Harsens Island Brewery will open in Marysville, at the old Hostess store on Gratiot Boulevard. Harsens Island Brewery will focus on more traditional beer than craft beer. Not only do the father and son owners Spencer and…

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The Sound of Change

The different sounds of Dirty Heads D.J. Palm Staff Writer If you take rock music, add some rap, a lot of reggae and subtract the country, what do you get? You get a band called the Dirty Heads. What’s so special about these guys? They’re a band that you cannot fully pinpoint what genre of…

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Chili Fest puts an end to cabin fever

Ice sculptures decorate downtown Port Huron Angie Stoecklin Editor-in-Chief The harsh Michigan winter was not enough to keep Port Huron residents, and other citizens from around Michigan shut in their houses on Friday Jan. 23 and Saturday Jan. 24. Chili Fest, an event in downtown Port Huron and McMorran advertised as “Extreme Winter Fun” did…

American Idol recognizes Port Huron talent

Alex Shier performs at Goodfella’s Angie Stoecklin Editor-in-Chief Port Huron native Alex Shier, 19, is one step closer to achieving his dream of being a famous musician after auditioning on “American Idol” and receiving the coveted ticket that sends a competitor to Hollywood. Despite the pressure of going to Hollywood to perform in front of…

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Hockey for a cause

Wings alumni come together to support the Y’s Night of Champions Angie Stoecklin Editor-in-Chief 400 people rallied into McMorran Place Arena on Nov. 20 in support of the YMCA’s charity event the Night of Champions. The combination of $100 dollar tickets, and the live and silent auctions featuring wings memorabilia raised a total of $30,000.…

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Start the Christmas season the right way

McLaren Foundation hosts the 26th annual Festival of Trees Tyler Smith Staff Writer Patrons of Port Huron trekked into McMorran Place this weekend for the 26th annual Festival of Trees. The Festival of Trees has raised more than 1.5 million dollars since its genesis in 1989. The Festival of Trees is presented every year by…