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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.
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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.
News Minute: Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press
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.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Protests Greet Plans To House Child Migrants
Crime Stoppers of mid-Michigan is asking for the public's help to identify two people and find two people wanted for felonies.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Child refugee controversy in Vassar: What we know so far
Vassar could provide a temporary home to undocumented Central American teens coming into the United States, under a plan by a juvenile facility located in the small, mid-Michigan city.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Bringing Central American child refugees to Vassar is topic of upcoming town meeting
In this June 20, 2014 photo, a woman is helped from one boxcar to another, as Central American migrants wait atop the train they were riding north, hours after it suffered a minor derailment in a remote wooded area outside Reforma de Pineda, Chiapas state, Mexico.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
The Detroit News
Michigan facility in talks with feds to house children fleeing Central America
City officials in Vassar are bracing for the possibility refugee children from Central America could be housed at a private community center if the federal government approves the move.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Weekend roundup: Rollover crash kills 19-year-old Saginaw woman; Vassar Township crash kills 2 men
Police and firefighters were called to multiple crashes in Saginaw County and the surrounding region over the weekend of Friday, June 27, to Sunday, June 29, including two fatal accidents.