Effort Aims To Block Child Migrants From Vassar
Southeastern Michigan authorities say they've arrested a 17-year-old boy who chased his mother with an ax after she flushed his marijuana down the toilet.
Vassar protester plans petition to block Central American teens
Children and teens from Central America could be housed in one of the dorm areas in the Lt.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Michigan representative wants state funding pulled for facilities housing unauthorized immigrants
Children and teens from Central America could be housed in the Lt. Clarence Fischer Center at the Wolverine Human Services facility in Vassar.
Top 7 things overheard: Head of Michigan Chamber of Commerce, state...
For Rich Studley, president and CEO of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, his visit to Bay City this week was a chance to see the town in a fresh light.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Racism on display in bizarre march in Vassar, Mich.
The ugly side of patriotism was on display last week in Vassar, a shabby little town in Michigan's thumb.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Susan J. Demas: Why such anger over migrant children coming to Michigan?
The children haven't even arrived in the slumberous town of Vassar, Mich., but protestors already have broken out the AR-15s t o welcome them.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Vassar counter-protest group: 'There's no room for hate' in Central American refugee conversation
The Cass River was a line of division in Vassar on Monday, July 21, as two opposing groups of demonstrators carried signs and sought honks of support from passing drivers.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Birch Run father, son charged with sexually assaulting young female...
Juan Cabello Sr. and Juan Cabello Jr. are charged with multiple counts each of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, a charge that carries a maximum penalty of life in prison.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Northern Michigan News
5-kilometer 'Frankenmudder' pairs obstacles, beer
A 5-kilometer run and obstacle course in Frankenmuth that's being used to raise money for charity promises a muddy course with beer afterward to celebrate.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
State of Michigan
Snyder makes reappointments to Electrical Administrative Board
LANSING, Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the reappointments of Thomas Erdman, of Vassar, Corey Hannahs, of Ann Arbor, and Ernest Harju, of Champion, and to the Electrical Administrative Board.
See inside the Vassar facility that could house Central American teens
The rooms contain wooden bunk beds, blue plastic chairs, a connected bathroom and an adjoining recreation room.
Car stolen in 2006 pulled out of Saginaw River: Top stories from Wednesday, July 16
Mike's Wrecker crew removed a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am from the Saginaw River north of the Holland Street Bridge on July 16, 2014.
The Thursday Morning News
Reports of a Truce Deal in Gaza : Now denied ; no deal. There had been a five-hour break.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Michigan Lawmakers Return For One Day Session, Sort Of
LANSING, MI - The immigration debate is one of many topics that state lawmakers plan to address when they return to town for a one day session.
Anti-immigration protesters in Michigan decry plans to house undocumented minors
Protesters from all over Michigan gathered in the city of Vassar on Monday in order to voice their opposition to a government proposal to house undocumented minors from Central America in the area.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The battle continues over bringing undocumented children to Michigan
Tens of thousands of undocumented children have flooded across the southern U.S. border since the beginning of the year.
Poll: Does it matter that a Vassar facility could shelter Central American teen refugees?
In this photo taken July 3, 2014, mothers from Honduras traveling with their children prepare to get into a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Services agent's truck after crossing the Rio Grande near McAllen, Texas.
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Mourners sang "Happy Birthday" at the funeral of a Detroit-area toddler who would have turned 3 on the day of her burial.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
State House candidate quits Saginaw race after felonies tied to...
In the photo on the left, courtesy of the Michigan Department of Corrections, Jordan David Haskins can be seen before he began serving a term in state prison.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Vassar group says no other meetings planned to discuss Central American teen refugees
A group of Vassar residents who hosted an informational meeting on Wednesday, July 9, has no plans to host a second event to discuss plans by Wolverine Human Services to shelter Central American undocumented immigrant minors.