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8 hrs ago | Times Herald

Pax Christi seeks compassion for refugee children

While the issue of housing Central American children in Michigan has sparked protests in some areas, a group in Port Huron is asking for compassion for their plight.


Related Topix: Port Huron, MI, Vassar, MI, Bay City, MI

10 hrs ago |

Federal agents say VW came from Arizona to Michigan loaded with...

A barn at 4460 Sheridan, where a federal criminal complaint states that a VW packed with cocaine was towed to before federal agents arrested three people related to a year-long investigation into the trafficking of drugs.


Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration

14 hrs ago |

Lapeer-area man charged with larceny in incident where homeowner was dragged by car

A 28-year-old Lapeer-area man has been charged related to a breaking and entering at a Millington Township residence where a homeowner was dragged by a car, police report.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

Michigan mudbogger who ran over 3 people takes plea; faces prison time

A Millington man has accepted a plea deal related to charges that he was drunken driving when he ran over and injured three people at a mud bogging event in Tuscola County.


Related Topix: Millington, MI, Fostoria, MI, Saginaw, MI

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Construction of Consumers Energy's Tuscola County wind park breezing along

The horizon in Tuscola County's Akron Township is dotted with sleek, white structures that tower over the farms, houses and trees that make up the rural landscape.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Caro, MI

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Motorcyclist critical after hitting large dog: Top stories from Aug. 11

A motorcyclist was seriously injured Sunday, Aug. 10, after her Harley Davidson collided with a dog on Frost Road near the Saginaw-Gratiot county line.


Related Topix: Saginaw County, MI, Caro, MI

Sun Aug 10, 2014


Police looking for man suspected in attempted abduction in Tuscola County

Michigan State Police are looking for a man suspected in an attempted child abduction in Tuscola County.


Thu Aug 07, 2014

Rep. Dan Kildee on immigration reform, border control: 'History will not treat us well if we do this wrong'

U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee speaks with the Bay City Times Editorial Board about immigration and border control issues, in addition to the arrival of 24 unauthorized Central American children into Bay City later this month.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Representative Dan Kildee, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bay City, MI, Bay County, MI

Police: Woman fell asleep at the wheel before crashing with semi south of Caro

A woman fell asleep while driving and left the road, over-correcting and driving into the path of a tractor-trailer truck on M-46 south of Caro, the Tuscola County Sheriff's Department reports.


Related Topix: Caro, MI, Kingston, MI

Wed Aug 06, 2014


New wind park in Tuscola County will produce electricity for 31,000 homes

Mid-Michigan is becoming the wind energy 'capital' of the state. The thumb area now has more than a dozen wind parks completed or under construction.


Related Topix: Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Reese Public Schools voters renew sinking fund for building projects

Reese voters on Tuesday, Aug. 5, approved a five-year millage renewal for a sinking fund used to repair school buildings and replace roofs.


Related Topix: Reese, MI

Tue Aug 05, 2014

State of Michigan

M-15 public meeting scheduled in Vassar

WHAT: The Michigan Department of Transportation invites the public to attend an informational open house regarding proposed improvements on M-15 over Cass River in Vassar, Tuscola County.


Related Topix: Vassar, MI

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Brandon DeFrain, Levi O'Brien meet in GOP primary for a shot at...

Neither Republican candidate vying for the 1st District seat on Bay County's Board of Commissioners has held an elected office before, but both describe themselves as a contender who can bring new ideas to the County Board.


Related Topix: Bay County, MI, Pinconning, MI, Vassar, MI

One dead, one airlifted after crash on M-46 near Vassar in Tuscola County

The crash, which appeared to have involved a white SUV and a tractor-trailer, happened before 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 1. Officials closed M-46 between Vassar Road and Kirk, the Tuscola County Sheriff's Department reports.


Related Topix: Vassar, MI

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Police: Driver counting money rear-ended car, causing chain-reaction crash

Distracted driving led to a three-car crash in the village of Millington, the Tuscola County Sheriff's Department reports.


Related Topix: Millington, MI

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Opponents of bringing child immigrants to Vassar want to take issue to voters

Opponents of a plan to bring child immigrants from Central America to Vassar want to take the issue to voters.


Sat Jul 26, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

A Founders Festival to remember

I love being a mom but let's face it: Day-to-day parenting is a grind. Feed, bathe, clothe, protect, nurture, instruct, reprimand, repeat.


Related Topix: Parenting, Farmington, MI, Life, Food, Food Festival

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Police: 18-year-old driver killed in crash near Caro in Tuscola County

Tuscola County Deputies, along with Mobile Medical Response and the Caro Fire Department responded to the crash about 7 a.m. Thursday, July 24, at Colling and Fairgrove.


Related Topix: Caro, MI, Fairgrove, MI