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Enrollment declined in Saginaw County school districts in 2023. Some expected worse.
SAGINAW, MI — Enrollment data showed the number of students attending public schools in Saginaw County districts dropped since last year. For some education leaders, though, the decline was less steep than projected. If you purchase a product or register for an account through a link on our site,...
Consumers Energy says 50,000 lost power due to high winds Saturday
JACKSON, MI (WKZO AM/FM) – High winds Saturday that brought down power lines has Consumers Energy said crews working to restore power to thousands across the state. In a press release, the power company said that their goal is to restore power to all 50,000 customers by the end of the day Sunday. Consumers added that they have sent out 400 people in addition to 100 crews and electric service workers.
High winds knock out power to thousands across Michigan with Midland County hardest hit
High winds brought down trees and power lines across Michigan’s Lower Peninsula Saturday, leaving thousands of people without power. Close to 50,000 customers of Consumers Energy have been impacted by outages, said Doug DeYoung, spokesperson for Consumers Energy. As of about 4 p.m. Dec. 9, more than 37,000 people across Michigan are reporting ongoing power disruptions, according to the Consumers Energy outage map.
Weekly Safety Report: Robbery, Shooting, and Legal Proceedings Raise Concerns in Saginaw, Michigan
This week in Saginaw, Michigan, several incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a robbery at a Kroger grocery store, a drive-by shooting that left a woman paralyzed, a murder confession leading to a lengthy prison sentence, and a case involving a Michigan State Police trooper accused of beating a pedestrian. These incidents highlight the need for increased vigilance and safety measures in the community.
Oxford shooting victims’ families react to shooter’s sentence
Oxford school shooter Ethan Crumbley was sentenced to life in prison on Friday afternoon, and the families of the victims spoke about the sentencing.
Inside the Deserted House of the ‘Cat Lady’, Saginaw
WARNING: Under no circumstances should you enter this property without consent or permission. By doing so you risk bodily harm and/or prosecution for trespassing on private property. One of the most talked-about and legendary homes in all of Saginaw was that of The Cat Lady. The house itself is a...
10 most expensive homes sold in Saginaw County, Nov. 27 - Dec. 3
A house in Freeland that sold for $610,000 tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in Saginaw County in the past week. In total, 56 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $183,192. The average price per square foot ended up at $117.
Merrill lineman earns spot on AP 8-Player All-State Team
After leading the Merrill Vandals to the state final as a junior and an 8-2 record as a senior, Grant Vedrode capped his high school football career on the Associated Press 8-Player Football All-State Team. The 6-foot-3, 215-pound lineman was a First Team pick starring on both the offensive and...
Today's Saginaw County, Michigan High School Boys Basketball Games and Live Stream Information
• High school basketball games are scheduled today in Saginaw County, Michigan. • The games include Bridgeport High School at Everett High School, and Saginaw High School at Grand Ledge High School.
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Cats Of midland, MI Need You!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near midland.
Saginaw County police chases end when suspect runs out of gas
MID-MICHIGAN (WJRT) - A series of police chases in the Great Lakes Bay Region on Tuesday ended when the suspects ran out of gas. The Michigan State Police Fugitive Team attempted a traffic stop in the area of Michigan Avenue and Union Street in Saginaw around 11:45 a.m. to arrest a 24-year-old man with a felony warrant.
A Haunting on Brockway Street 2 Returns with Terrifying New Horrors
Get ready for a chilling experience as "A Haunting on Brockway Street 2" is all set to take center stage at the Court Street Theater. The event is scheduled for Sat, Dec 09, from 7pm to 10pm. The theater is located at 1216 Court Street, Saginaw, MI 48602.
Boys and Girls Club of Saginaw paint inside of renovated school bus
SAGINAW, Mich.— The kids were able to paint portraits inside of the bus. The @PaintDLLC teamed up with McDonalds to launch Detroit's first full size mobile art studio, "The Paint Bus". Students from the Boys and Girls Club of Saginaw were treated to a day full of art, giveaways...
A Taste of Japan in Saginaw: The 3 Must-Visit Japanese Restaurants
This piece presents a selection of three remarkable Japanese restaurants located in Saginaw. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below:
Today the gas price is close to $3.15 in Hemlock as of 2023-12-09. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.167, a week ago the price is $3.247 , according to AAA.
Dam Rebuilding Could Cost $350 Million
The Four Lakes Task Force held a special meeting Tuesday and laid out the estimated costs to rebuild the series of four dams along the Tittabawassee River system. During the Tuesday meeting, members of the task force say the total estimated cost to rebuild all four dams, including the Smallwood and Secord dams, would be about $350 million, with the Edenville Dam requiring the bulk of that at $143 million or 40 percent. The task force will put forth a special assessment district to property owners along the lakes created by the dams, which they estimate could cost taxpayers anywhere from $450 to $1,800 a year in a 35 year capital assessment. However, those numbers may change as the Four Lakes Task Force continues to work out an actual cost.
Mustangs Triumph Over Pioneers in High-Energy Season Opener
• The Meridian Mustangs girls' basketball team started their season with a resounding victory over the Clare Pioneers, winning 57-17. • The Mustangs' strong performance was characterized by their aggressive defense, turning steals into points, and preventing the Pioneers from establishing any rhythm in the game.
Three Men Charged Federally In Wire Fraud Case
The current and former owners of a Standish based surveying company are charged in federal court with numerous felonies regarding fraud and conspiracy. 51-year-old Adam Semenchuk of Rivers Junction, 51-year-old Jeffrey Bartlett of Standish and 46-year-old Adam Ball of Saginaw were indicted by a grand jury for wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and conspiracy to defraud the United States. U.S. Attorney Dawn Ison says the men, who worked or work for Surveying Solutions, Inc., making false statements to both the U.S. and Michigan Departments of Transportation over the application and reception of highway construction and surveying contracts.
Victim Impact Statement: Nicole Beausoleil, Madisyn Baldwin's mom
Nicole Beausoleil, Madisyn Baldwin's mom, shared how the loss of her daughter's life has impacted her.
Investigation is underway following a high-speed chase through Saginaw County
The Michigan State Police Fugitive team was in pursuit of a suspect wanted on outstanding warrants today.