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Frankenmuth's Star of the West Milling Co. plans to build new flour mill in Ohio
Frankenmuth's Star of the West Milling Co. plans to build a flour mill capable of producing 1 million pounds of flour per day in Willard, Ohio.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Bay City arrival of Central American refugee children pushed back to mid-September
Two dozen unauthorized immigrant children and teens from Central America originally expected to come to Bay City by month's end, are now anticipated to arrive in mid- to late-September, officials from Wellspring Lutheran Services said this week.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Mid-Michigan businesses prepare for unofficial end of summer
As the long Labor Day weekend approaches, Mid-Michigan businesses are preparing for extra customers.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Frankenmuth Police Searching For Assault Suspect
Frankenmuth Police are searching for a man who assaulted a 25-year-old woman in her apartment this past Friday night.
Entries sought for Zehnder's of Frankenmuth's Squashtoberfest cooking contest
The Great Soup Challenge is part of this year's Zehnder's of Frankenmuth Squashtoberfest pumpkin and squash contest on Oct. 28. A squash is any member of the gourd family, including summer varieties with thin skins and edible seeds, as well as winter squash, like those pictured here, that have hard skins and hard shell seeds.
Open House at Michigan State Saginaw Valley center
The university says the event is Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the center, which is north of Frankenmuth in Saginaw County's Frankenmuth Township.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Police: 25-year-old Frankenmuth woman assaulted during home invasion
A 25-year-old Frankenmuth woman was assaulted in her home after a male subject she did not know broke in, according to a Frankenmuth Police Department news release.
Developer making progress in turning old Ford plant into Irish-themed culinary and...
A drive past the old Ford Motor Co. plant on Mill Street in Brooklyn doesn't reveal much change to the decaying structure.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
State ag director, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley tour Frankenmuth's Star of the West
The machines at Star of the West Milling Co.' s facility on Tuscola in Frankenmuth - processor of soft white winter wheat - grind the grain, separate it, clean it and measure moisture content, among other tasks.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
State Rep. Tim Kelly hosts office hours Aug. 26 in Saginaw County
Kelly hosts office hours from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at Tittabawassee Township Administrative Offices, 145 S. Second, Freeland, and from 1-2 p.m. Aug. 26 at the St. Charles Public Library, 104 W. Spruce.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Frankenmuth Brewery's Old Detroit Amber beer back on market
In the late 1800s, long before the Michigan beer boom began, Frankenmuth Brewery was making craft beer.
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.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Easy day trips for the last days of summer
The last few weekends of summer are coming quickly, and the sun setting earlier each night is a reminder to take advantage of the last gasps of the season before autumn arrives.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Top 5 things to do in Saginaw County: Summer Music Fest, the finale...
The second weekend of the Summer Music Fest takes place Thursday, Aug. 14, through Saturday, Aug. 16, in the Harvey Kern Pavilion at Heritage Park, 601 Weiss.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
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Car collectors share stories of finding their classic rides
The cruise lineup started Friday about one mile north of Lake City at the Missaukee County Road Commission parking lot before taking off at 7 p.m. On Saturday, the car show began with dozens of classic cars polished up and car owners hoping to win awards such as "best original" and "best modified" classic car.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Japanese high school students bid sayonara to SVSU after two-week cultural exchange program
A delegation of 12 Japanese high school students visited Saginaw Valley Sate University as part of a cultural exchange program between the college and Tokushima Municipal Senior High School.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Saginaw County leaders delay decision on Birch Run, Bridgeport's request for hotel tax dollars
The city of Frankenmuth has, for more than a decade, received the majority of hotel tax dollars generated by businesses in that community.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Frankenmuth's Bavarian Inn's Dorothy Zehnder debuts new cookbook
Zehnder has been in the Bavarian Inn's kitchen since it opened more than 60 years ago, according to a news release announcing her new cookbook.
Rain slows voter turnout at Frankenmuth, Bridgeport polling locations
Polls opened at 7 a.m. for the Aug. 5 primary election. Saginaw County voters will decide on four county-wide proposals among 16 total proposals in local townships.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Vassar Council discusses unauthorized immigrants, hears lawmaker's plan to author bill
Vassar City Council members met Monday, Aug. 4, but took no action regarding a plan by a local facility to secure a federal contract to house undocumented Central American youths.