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Bear spotted in Michigan resident's backyard

A bear was spotted in a Michigan resident’s backyard on Monday evening. Midland resident Lou Ann Holland posted images from the encounter to Facebook on Monday, explaining the bear appeared in her yard, off of Westlawn Drive between Homer Road and M-30, shortly before 9 p.m. The bear appeared...
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Central Michigan’s top scorer Molly Davis transfers to Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — All-Mid-American Conference first-team pick Molly Davis of Central Michigan is transferring to Iowa, Hawkeyes coach Lisa Bluder announced Wednesday. The 5-foot-7 guard from Midland, Michigan, was a three-year starter for the Chippewas and led the team last season with 18.6 points and 4.7 assists per game. She has scored at least 10 points in 67 games, including a career-high 33 points against Ohio in the 2021 MAC Tournament semifinals.
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Live Oak Coffeehouse opening soon in Saginaw

SAGINAW, MI — Live Oak Coffeehouse is preparing to open its third location in the Great Lakes Bay Region. The locally-owned coffee shop with locations in Midland and at Uptown Bay City is opening a new store this weekend at 7194 Gratiot Road in Saginaw County’s Thomas Township. The site was formerly home to 989Cafe, which closed permanently in March.
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El Carretonero opens in former Rancheritos location in Downtown Midland

Downtown Midland has a familiar, but different Mexican restaurant open for business on Main Street. Located at 405 E. Main St., the restaurant formerly known as Rancheritos is now El Carretonero Mexican Grill after a change in ownership. The new owner plans to offer authentic Mexican cuisine. Midland resident Benjamin...
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Dogs on the runway: Midland animal rescue hosting ‘K9 Katwalk.’

MIDLAND, MI - Dogs will be up on the fashion runway this week as a part of a fundraiser for a Midland area animal rescue. The Midland County Pit Stop is holding a “K9 Katwalk” event at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 19. The event is meant to raise funds to cover veterinary care and supply costs for the pets that Midland County Pit Stop cares for annually. According to the Pit Stop, the organization’s vetting and supply costs were paid for with $52,863.28 in donations.
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CMU accepts Ukrainian exchange student who is staying in US

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — A high school student from Ukraine who won’t return home because of war will stay in Michigan and start college. Mariia Smahliuk accepted an offer from Central Michigan University. The exchange student already is in Mount Pleasant attending the local high school. Smahliuk...
MOUNT PLEASANT, MI

Kozak takes over as Creek girls' hoops coach

Jeff Kozak has spent the last 20-plus years as a local leader in law enforcement. Now, he's hoping those same leadership skills translate to coaching high school girls' basketball. Kozak, 42, was hired recently as Bullock Creek's new varsity coach, replacing Justin Freeland, who resigned recently after 20 very successful seasons at the Lancers' helm.
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Midland Community Orchestra wraps up 30th season

This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate. After two years of silence, the Midland Community Orchestra is excited to wrap up its first season since the pandemic began. The orchestra is wrapping up its 30th season with a performance on Sunday. For conductor Gina Provenzano, this...
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