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11 hrs ago | State of Michigan

I-75 weekend lane closures begin after Labor Day in Bay County

PROJECT DETAILS: Overall work includes reconstructing 3.5 miles of I-75 from Pinconning Road north to the Bay/Arenac county line.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Arenac County, MI, Linwood, MI, Pinconning, MI

14 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.


Related Topix: Bay City, MI, Saginaw, MI

18 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Essexville, MI, Bay City, MI, Entertainment

20 hrs ago |

Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall coming to Auburn for 4 days in September

To honor those soldiers who were slain or still have not been accounted for in what is currently America's longest conflict on foreign soil, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Moving Wall is coming to Auburn.


Related Topix: Auburn, MI, US National Parks, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Police: DNA links imprisoned Waterford man to Pinconning VFW Hall break-in from 2011

Three years after the burglary of the Pinconning VFW Hall, DNA analysis has linked an imprisoned Westland man to the crime.


Related Topix: Prison, Pinconning, MI, State Prisons, Pugsley Correctional Facility

Auburn man charged with threat of terrorism sent to mental health facility to await Court of Appeals' ruling

A 33-year-old Auburn man in jail for nearly a year after allegedly threatening to shoot anyone wearing a police badge is going to spend his foreseeable future in a mental health facility.


Related Topix: Auburn, MI

Bangor Township man, 63, accused of sexually assaulting 8-year-old girl

A 63-year-old Bangor Township man is charged with two felonies due to police alleging he sexually assaulted a young girl a couple of years ago.


Second Bay County teen charged with attacking man's truck, threatening him with tire iron

Another Bay County teen who police say attacked a man's truck and threatened him with a tire iron has been arraigned on felony charges.


U.S. Rep. Gary Peters making campaign stop with Sen. Debbie Stabenow Aug. 20 in Bay County

U.S. Rep. Gary Peters, a candidate for U.S. Senate, is to make a stop at a Bay County restaurant the afternoon of Wednesday, Aug. 20, and he's bringing U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow along for the visit.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Democrat, Michigan

Bay County leaders scuttle community center gym refurbishing, suggest 2015 capital renovation

Despite best laid plans, an effort this summer to refurbish the wooden floor in the large gymnasium at the Bay County Community Center, is being scuttled thanks, in part, to a thick, dark adhesive discovered under the floor boards after the start of the project.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

'There's a number of people who don't have...

Bay Metro Transit officials on Nov. 4 are asking voters to renew the agency's operating millage, one that Eric Sprague, Bay Metro's general manager, said is integral to the group's operation.


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.


Related Topix: Bay City, MI

Police looking for culprits who stole and spray painted golf cart,...

Police are investigating the break-in of a garage at a Bay County soccer complex, from which thieves stole a couple of vehicles and, curiously, spray painted them.


Mon Aug 18, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

Michigan airport gets $660,000 federal grant

The MBS International Airport near Saginaw has received more than $660,000 in federal funding to update its master plan and layout plan.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Carl Levin, Democrat

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Top 5 things to do in Bay County: BaySail Summer Breeze and the musical "The Last Five Years"

Ryan Hering writes down is guess at the number of pickles in the two large jars at 2011 Linwood Pickle Festival in Kawkawlin Township, MI., on Saturday August 20, 2011.


Related Topix: Kawkawlin, MI, Pinconning, MI, Entertainment

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)


Related Topix: Bay City, MI, Midland, MI, Opinion

Sat Aug 16, 2014

MBS International Airport receives $663,000 Department of Transportation grant

MBS International Airport received a six-figure grant from the Department of Transportation, according to a release from U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin.


Related Topix: Freeland, MI, Midland, MI, Saginaw, MI

Fri Aug 15, 2014


2 Bay County beaches closed due to e-coli

The results of surface water samples collected from the Saginaw River have exceeded the State of Michigan's water quality standard for e-coli.


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.


Related Topix: Saginaw County, MI, Bay City, MI, Opinion

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Former Bay City police officer charged with assault testifies at...

The former Bay City police officer on trial on an assault charge took to the witness stand in his own defense, maintaining his actions in escorting a patron from a local bar were legally justified.


Related Topix: Bay City, MI, Criminal Defense Law, Law