Add to MyYahoo RSS

Midland County News

Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

16 hrs ago |

Hemlock Public Schools prepares for school year with $8.4 million in bond project updates

If you walk into Hemlock High School, it doesn't look like it'll be ready for classes to start in two weeks.


Related Topix: Saginaw, MI, Saginaw County, MI, Hemlock, MI

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Jury selection starting in trial of former Bay City police officer charged with assault

More than a year after three Bay City police officers allegedly harassed a civilian and subsequently resigned from their jobs, one of them is going before a jury.


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

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Midland County Fair underway; see the schedule here

Starting Monday, Aug. 11, the carnival rides are running and the fair is well underway at the Midland County Fairgrounds, 6905 Eastman.


Related Topix: Entertainment

Creative 360 Executive Director Carol Speltz retires, Carol Rumba assumes role

Although she's retired, Speltz is especially dedicated on the preservation of John Pratt's art on his Mosaic House.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

More Fit at 50: A wonderful walk through time

More Fit at 50: A wonderful walk through time Sometimes it is nice to find out that you CAN go home again.


Related Topix: Sanford, MI, Midland, MI, Michigan, Saginaw, MI

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Gary Glenn narrowly defeats Karl Ieuter in 98th state House Republican primary

In a very close state House race during the Tuesday, Aug. 5, Republican primary, Gary Glenn defeated Karl Ieuter by a 331-vote margin.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michigan, Bay County, MI

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Letters to the Redford editor

The 6-mill statewide education property tax and the sales tax collected within these school districts already exceed the school funding these districts get back.


Related Topix: Redford, MI, Education Etc., Kalamazoo County, MI

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Proposal 1 supporters urge Saginaw residents to vote to eliminate personal property tax

With six days until the Aug. 5 primary election, supporters of Michigan Citizens for Strong and Safe Communities are urging voters to vote yes on Proposal 1. A group of supporters planned to gather at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 30, at the Saginaw County Sheriff's Department, 618 Cass, in Saginaw.


Related Topix: Michigan, Saginaw, MI, Saginaw County, MI, Small Business, Personal Finance

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Severe storms raise concern about some Michigan crops

Crop damage from severe thunderstorms that dropped hail on parts of Michigan has prompted concern that some harvests will suffer this year, farmers and officials said.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Bay County, MI

Inside the new Bancroft Luxury Apartments: Top stories from Monday, July 28

The newly renovated Bancroft Luxury Apartments, 107 South Washington in downtown Saginaw, Friday, July 18, 2014.


Related Topix: Saginaw County, MI, Midland, MI, Weather

Mon Jul 28, 2014

See 3-inch hail that fell in Midland during weekend Michigan thunderstorms

A weekend storm tracking through mid-Michigan produced hail about 3 inches in diameter in Midland, the National Weather Service reports.


Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Michigan, Hailstorm, Midland, MI, Weather