The Saginaw News


Beaumont-Spectrum Health reverses course on halting ‘medically necessary’ abortions

Michigan’s largest health system will continue to provide abortions when medically necessary despite earlier statements indicating its hospitals would follow the legal guidance of a 1931 state law that virtually bans all abortions outright. Beaumont-Spectrum Health (BHBS) announced Friday that it will follow the decades-old ban to the letter...

Michigan man told DNR he shot, abandoned several deer out of season because it ‘relieved frustration’

KENT COUNTY, MI – A Kent County man is facing several charges after he admitted to shooting numerous deer from his vehicle and abandoning them to “relieve frustration.”. Edward Trout, 29, of Cedar Springs, admitted to Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers that he illegally shot and abandoned multiple deer in Nelson and Spencer townships.

Saginaw man identified as victim of Montcalm County drowning

MONTCALM COUNTY, MI -- A 22-year-old Saginaw man died Saturday, June 25 in a drowning on Cyrstal Lake in Montcalm County. Police identified the victim as Daiton Vinson-Sharp. Montcalm County sheriff’s deputies responded to the lake, east of Stanton, about 6:55 p.m. Saturday after Vinson-Sharp went missing. He had been with friends, about 100 yards off shore on a sand bar.

$1.2M to help rural mid-Michigan college students

FRANKENLUST TWP, MI—Congressman and Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, Dan Kildee (D-Flint), has announced a new federal grant program to help rural mid-Michigan students prepare for and succeed in college. The new $1.2 Million federal grant was awarded to Saginaw Valley State University through the U.S....

Fourth of July weekend weather looking splendid

To please most people in Michigan through the Fourth of July period, the weather should be near normal. That looks like the type of weather we have coming. Near normal weather in early July gives us warm temperatures, but not sizzling hot. It also means most times of the day and night you won’t need a sweatshirt on, which is a big bummer for most Michiganders around July 4.

Police, Coast Guard searching for missing boater in Saginaw Bay

BANGOR TWP, MI — Emergency personnel and civilians are searching the Saginaw Bay for a man who went missing while boating with friends over the weekend. About 7:20 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, Bay County Central Dispatch received a call of a man who had gone in the water between the mouth of the Saginaw River and Boaters Beach, a nearly half-mile long just off the shores of the Bay City State Recreation Area in Bay County’s Bangor Township.