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2 hrs ago | MLive.com

60th annual Munger Potato Festival kicks off with crowning of queen; event continues through Sunday

The 60th annual Munger Potato Festival kicked off Thursday, July 24, with the crowning of Queen Kaitlyn Childs, along with her court - 1st runner-up Krislyn Rozek and 2nd runner-up Sarah Lynch.

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Related Topix: Munger, MI, Life, Food Festival, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | MLive.com

Michigan Attorney General's Office seeking answers from American ...

It's been more than two years now, but the Michigan Attorney General's Office is still seeking answers from the American Red Cross regarding how the organization is spending money left to a now-defunct Bay County chapter through an endowment fund.

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Related Topix: Saginaw, MI

10 hrs ago | MLive.com

Essexville man, 61, gets deferred jail, counseling for bringing pills into Bay County Jail

Bay County Chief Circuit Judge Kenneth W. Schmidt on Thursday, July 24, sentenced Dennis F. Kaczynski to 27 days in jail with credit for 27 days served and deferred an additional 120 days.

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Related Topix: Essexville, MI

11 hrs ago | MLive.com

Bay County judge issues directed not-guilty verdict a week after man is convicted of resisting police

A Bay County judge made a rare ruling in finding an Essexville man not guilty a week after a jury found him guilty of assaulting police.

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Related Topix: Essexville, MI

12 hrs ago | MLive.com

Nearly 50,000 items up for grabs at 40th annual Friends of Bay County Libraries Used Book Sale

John VanLooy is rooting through books ready to be sold at the Friends of the Bay County Libraries' upcoming used book sale.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Bay City, MI

17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Jail inmate a month from release faces 10 more years after...

Jail inmate a month from release faces 10 more years after girlfriend smuggled heroin to him in a FOLGERS CAN - but he claims she did it to 'screw him' He was due to be released next month after a probation violation on a felony charge for having sex with a 14-year-old girl he met online A Michigan jail inmate just a month away from release faces ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Jul 24, 2014

MLive.com

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.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Bay City, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Lansing, MI, Vassar, MI

MLive.com

Primary election preview: Democrats Ed Rivet and Neil Froncek square...

Two Democrats are set to face off in the Tuesday, Aug. 5, primary for Bay County Road Commissioner: Ed Rivet, an incumbent with years of political experience and Neil Froncek, a challenger with a long career in the construction industry.

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Related Topix: Bay City, MI, Pinconning, MI, Saginaw County, MI, Edenville, MI

MLive.com

Bay City man, 69, pleads no contest to molesting fellow Bay County Jail inmate

A 69-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a fellow inmate while he was incarcerated in the Bay County Jail has accepted a plea deal.

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Related Topix: Prison, Bay City, MI

MLive.com

Midland mother involved in US-10 crash with infant arraigned on super drunk, 2 other charges

A Midland woman has been arraigned on three criminal charges stemming from what prosecutors say was a drunken driving crash involving her own 6-month-old child.

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Related Topix: Midland, MI, Saginaw, MI

MLive.com

Eight stops featured on Valley Garden Club of Bay County's second annual garden stroll Aug. 2-3

Bring it to the second annual Valley Garden Club of Bay County Weekend Stroll in Our Gardens garden walk and you just may win a brand new shovel.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Garden, MI, Home Listing, Life, Food, Vegetables, Entertainment

MLive.com

Bay County Sheriff's patrol car involved in 3-vehicle collision

A Bay County Sheriff's patrol SUV was involved in a collision with two other vehicles, though serious injuries were avoided, deputies report.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

MLive.com

First Pentecostal Church celebrating 70 years with 'lively, exciting' services

A Bay County church that originally opened as a storefront on Bay City's West Side is celebrating its 70th anniversary this weekend with three special services.

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Related Topix: Edwardsburg, MI

MLive.com

Police: 2 helmet-less riders injured in motorcycle crash in Bangor Township

A married Bay City couple is recuperating from injuries they suffered when their motorcycle crashed into a guardrail outside a local bar.

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Related Topix: Bay City, MI

MLive.com

Police: Bay City probationer assaults woman with gun, persistently acts unruly in jail

A Bay City probationer is facing numerous felony charges after police say he assaulted a woman with a gun, then persistently acted unruly in the Bay County Jail.

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Related Topix: Bay City, MI

MLive.com

Police: Bangor Township woman smuggles heroin into Bay County Jail for sex offender boyfriend

With a month to go before finishing his incarceration on a sexual assault conviction, a Bay County man and his girlfriend are facing felonies for allegedly bringing heroin into the jail.

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Related Topix: Prison

Bellingham Herald

Bay County restaurant murals tout Mexican heritage

The Bay City Times reports that artist Mike McMath has painted the murals since last fall inside and outside at Coco Loco Mexican Bar and Grill.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

MLive.com

Bay City man, 60, who threatened neighbor with gun over $25 gets probation, no more jail

So long as he stays out of further trouble, a 60-year-old Bay City man police say barged into a neighbor's residence and threatened her with a loaded rifle over a $25 debt won't serve additional jail time.

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Related Topix: Bay City, MI

MLive.com

Expect Bay County temperatures to hit the 90s again; find out where to stay cool

After a warm Monday, expect weather for Tuesday, July 22, to also be hot and a little sticky.

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Related Topix: Weather

MLive.com

Bay City Public Safety Officer Todd Armstrong awarded Officer of the Year; 4 others honored

From left, Lt. Caleb Rowell, Sgt. Kevin Klein, Officer Todd Armstrong, Officer Eric Sporman and Officer Brad Peter were honored Monday, July 21, for their exemplary work in the Bay City Public Safety Department.

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