Bay City Fireworks Festival announces concert line-up
The Bay City Fireworks Festival has announced its concert line-up for the Fourth of July and July 5.
Bay County driver’s fentanyl use did not cause him to kill man in crash, prosecutors find
SAGINAW, MI — Hours after his grandmother’s funeral in the summer of 2022, Greg A. Agee Jr. was killed when he was struck by a car in Buena Vista Township. Though the driver had fentanyl in his system, prosecutors determined they could not prove his intoxication caused Agee’s death, with an expert witness set to testify that a sober driver would have also hit Agee.
Unwind in Bay City: A Guide to the 4 Most Exciting Pubs
In this article, we explore four distinctive pubs in Bay City. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? We'd love to hear your experiences! Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Michigan Counties Face Upgraded Severe Weather Threat with Potential for Hail and Tornadoes
• The severe weather risk for most of Lower Michigan, including Metro Detroit, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing, and Saginaw, has been upgraded from marginal to slight, which is the second level on a five-level risk chart.
A Toast to Saginaw: The 3 Pubs That Define Its Spirited Scene
In this article, we're exploring three notable pubs in Saginaw. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Saginaw BBQ lovers: Crudup’s Chicken & Ribs reopening soon
SAGINAW, MI — Saginaw barbecue lovers, Crudup’s Chicken & Ribs is back. The Saginaw restaurant, formerly located at 2305 Webber St. and known for ribs, wings and pulled pork and chicken, is expected to reopen this Friday, March 1, at its new location inside the downtown Saginaw SVRC Marketplace, 203 S. Washington Ave.
See all homes sold in Bay County, Feb. 19 to Feb. 25
The following is a listing of all home transfers in Bay County reported from Feb. 19 to Feb. 25. There were 22 transactions posted during this time. During this period, the median sale for the area was a 1,040-square-foot home on South Mountain Street in Bay City that sold for $127,000.
Issue with video footage delays hearing for Saginaw duo accused of failing to rob 2 gas stations
SAGINAW, MI — On a January evening, a duo allegedly tried robbing two Saginaw gas stations at gunpoint. Both would-be heists were foiled, only for the pair to be arrested before making their third attempt. The suspect pair — Jayvon T. Gidron, 19, and Tunisia C. Carruth, 29 —...
Glenn rallies from 17 down to stun All Saints as Bay County clash gets electric
BAY CITY, MI – Get two Bay County teams in one gym and the atmosphere goes electric. Feeding off the energy in the air, John Glenn and Bay City All Saints made their rare matchup a memorable one, battling to the buzzer in Glenn’s come-from-behind 47-43 victory. If...
Three Of America’s Best Butcher Shops Are In Michigan
Years ago the local butcher shop was the only place to purchase your meats, and in the past decade, it seems to be the only, and trendiest place to grab those steaks and chops. In 2022, there were approximately 129,500 butchers and meat cutters in the United States, which means...
Bay City laundromat hosting benefit for low-income
BAY CITY, Mich. (WJRT) - It's not your typical Tuesday at Bay City's Totally Clean Coin Laundry. It's a day of Laundry Love. "We decided just to go all in, loading quarters into people's machines and paying for their laundry," said Laundry Love Organizer Lucas Christenson. Helping people fill their...
Mid-Michigan voters head to polls for presidential primary
MID-MICHIGAN (WNEM) – Michigan residents practiced democracy on Tuesday as they chose who would be the Republican and Democratic nominees for president. President Joe Biden is likely to keep the nomination for Democrats as an incumbent. Meanwhile, former President Donald Trump and Nikki Haley face off on the Republican ticket.
Love animals? This upcoming job fair is for you.
SAGINAW, MI — The Saginaw Children’s Zoo is hosting a seasonal job fair with open interviews this week. Zoo officials will offer open interviews from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, at the zoo, located at 1730 S. Washington Ave. If you purchase a product or...
Community Remembers Paraprofessional Killed In Car Crash
The family of the Essexville woman killed in a crash February 18 has received an outpouring of support from the community. 52-year-old Polly Christensen was killed by a suspected drunk driver while backing her minivan out of her driveway in the 200 block of West Hampton Road. Her teenage son, a passenger in the vehicle, suffered critial injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment before being transferred to an out of county hospital. According to recent reports, the boy has been upgraded to stable condition.
33-year-old killed in Saginaw shooting over the weekend
SAGINAW, Mich. (WJRT) - A 33-year-old man died after a shooting in Saginaw on Saturday afternoon. The Saginaw Police Department says the shooting was reported around 2:15 p.m. near the intersection of Julius and Webber streets. Officers found Dalance Stephens of Saginaw suffering from several gunshot wounds. Emergency crews attempted...
High school students learning about semiconductor industry
A hands-on lesson in the semiconductor industry was on the agenda for mid-Michigan high school students.
Tornado, large hail and brief damaging gusts outlined in severe storm forecast
The severe weather forecasts issued by NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center are starting to detail the location of the highest chances of various severe weather forms. A storm system will take a more April-like track over the next few days. This will put Michigan on the warm side of the storm Tuesday evening and Tuesday night. This is when we could have severe thunderstorms move into Lower Michigan.
Saginaw Braces for Severe Weather and Record Heat Before Plunging Temperatures
• Mid-Michigan is experiencing a period of record-breaking warmth with temperatures surging into the 60s, potentially breaking previous records set in 2018. • There is a risk of severe weather, including strong thunderstorms with hail and wind, and a marginal chance of an isolated tornado, particularly early Tuesday morning and later Tuesday evening.
$900 million development may bring 1,000+ jobs to Saginaw County
The Michigan Strategic Fund Board approved tax incentives on Tuesday for Corning Inc. to build a $900 million solar component plant in Saginaw County, which could employ 1,100 people. $900 million development may bring 1,000+ jobs to Saginaw County. The Michigan Strategic Fund Board approved tax incentives on Tuesday for...
Saginaw theater’s behind-the-curtains crew thrust to spotlight in comedy
SAGINAW, MI — A comedy farce that took Broadway by storm in 2017 will arrive for audiences here at Pit & Balcony Theatre next month. “The Play That Goes Wrong” — a play-within-a-play that follows a fictional production that falls into dysfunction in real time — will include six showings beginning in mid-March at the theater, 805 N. Hamilton. Tickets remain available for $20.