21 hrs ago
Homeward bound: The Amycita, nearly century-old watercraft, due back in Bay City by 3 p.m.
The Amycita, one of the oldest remaining build-it-yourself boats ever shipped out of Bay City, is headed back home - and her driver says it's enjoying the ride.
22 hrs ago
Free Amir rally planned in downtown Bay City on 3rd anniversary of veteran's detainment in Iran
As a show of solidarity and to stoke the fires of political pressure, a local businessman and veteran is hosting a rally for an American imprisoned in Iran for three years.
23 hrs ago
Bay City teen pleads no contest to burglarizing car while on bond on same charge
For the second time this year, a Bay City teen accused of breaking into parked vehicles has accepted a plea offer.
Top 5 things to do in Bay County: Riverside Reveal and Slip Slidin' for Charities are on tap
The HHM Riverside Reveal runs from 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at the Saginaw Bay Yacht Club, 2313 Weadock Highway in Essexville.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
U.S. Rep. Gary Peters, with Sen. Debbie Stabenow, makes campaign stop at Bay County restaurant
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow had some big compliments for Bay City during an area visit on Wednesday, Aug. 20, with U.S. Rep. Gary Peters.
Approximately 400 backpacks needed for Do-All's backpack program
With the first day of school now less than two weeks away, officials from the Do-Care Family Enrichment Center are seeking help from the community in providing hundreds of backpacks filled with supplies to children in need.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Trial for Bay City gravestone maker in limbo after he's admitted to hospital
A host of potential Bay County jurors was recently sent home due to the defendant they were to assess being hospitalized the previous day.
Strong to severe storms and flooding rain possible in Lower Michigan; Here are the details
Here is a radar forecast for Tuesday afternoon and evening, August 19, 2014. It shows heavy rain that could develop in storms.
Bay City Delays Vote On Child Migrant Resolution
The racial tensions ignited in Ferguson, Missouri after a black teen was shot by a white officer are being felt all across the country and right here in mid-Michigan.
Three Teneyuque brothers imprisoned for 2013 Saginaw County home-invasion spree
Alejandro Teneyuque, Anestacio Teneyuque, and Julian V. Teneyuque are serving various prison terms for breaking-and-enterings that occurred over a month at a total of six homes.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Bay City Commission does not vote on resolution supporting immigrant children, but protests go on
Protesters came early and stayed late outside a meeting of the Bay City Commission on Monday, Aug. 18, beating drums, holding signs and brandishing at least one megaphone well past dark.
Great Lakes Gathering to celebrate everything Irish at Saginaw's FirstMerit Bank Event Park
Gregory Grene, in his rich Irish brogue, shares a tried-and-true way to fully experience the Great Lakes Gathering, the two-day all-things-Irish fest coming Aug. 22 and 23 to the FirstMerit Bank Event Park.
Small business development center offering free workshops for start-ups
The Michigan Small Business Development Center Great Lakes Bay Region is offering free workshops at libraries in Saginaw, Bay City and Midland for those considering self-employment or starting a business.
Four bands set to perform at Country Fest fundraiser for veterans on Midland Street in Bay City
From a smige past sun up to way past sun down, Bermejo has planned a full day of good food and country rockin' entertainment as part of the upcoming Country Fest fundraiser to benefit veterans served by Bay City's National Guard Armory.
Police: Bay City man posts nude photos of ex on Facebook, says lawyer OKed it
Police are alleging a Bay City man persistently harassed his ex-girlfriend via the Internet, posting nude photos of her on Facebook in an attempt to drive her to suicide.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
From shipyard to museum: The Amycita, nearly century-old family watercraft, headed back to Bay City
The wooden craft is one of the last examples afloat of a "knock-down frame" kit boat, a kind of build-it-yourself package that Frederick Leslie Ransome purchased in 1915 from Bay City's Defoe Boat and Motor Works.
To the dozens of folks who helped clean up Wenonah Park and Ring of Friendship - Thank you
What if nobody showed up to help? What if all the work that went into organizing a two-day cleanup of downtown Bay City's Wenonah Park and its iconic Ring of Friendship turned out to be for naught? What if that giant brown stain on the sculpture didn't come off? Within minutes, a small army of workers young and old had spread out across the park to ... (more)
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Gay Iconography: Happy Birthday, Madonna
Fifty-six years ago today, in Bay City, Michigan, Madonna Louise Ciccone came into this world.
Happy Birthday, Madonna! 56 Reasons Why We Love The Queen Of Pop In GIFs
The Queen of Pop was born in Bay City, Michigan 56 years ago today. Whether you're a fan of her music or not, there's no denying the lasting impression she's had on pop culture over the past 31 years .
Fri Aug 15, 2014
How do you save money when back-to-school shopping?
Stores throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region are advertising pens, pencils, notebooks, backpacks and the latest trends in fall clothing and accessories.