Category: News

Sushi Remix arrives in uptown Bay City

Sushi Remix arrives in uptown Bay City

By Maddison Godi, reporter. As Bay City’s uptown expands, new restaurants and shops have appeared, creating a new environment for locals. In June of 2018, Sushi Remix’s grand opening took place in Saginaw’s city market. On Nov. 15, 2018, a second location was brought to 152 Uptown Drive, Bay City. This establishment is owned by newly married Alayna and Aaron […]

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Recreational marijuana legalization takes effect, but with firm rules in place

Recreational marijuana legalization takes effect, but with firm rules in place

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter. Michigan has now become the first state in the midwest to “free the weed” (in other words: legalize recreational marijuana), and with that comes big changes to the states’ law and economy. For those who need a refresher, on Nov. 6, when voters went to the polls, one of the statewide constitutional amendments on the ballot […]

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St. Charles kicks off Christmas season

St. Charles kicks off Christmas season

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor. ST. CHARLES — Coal Miners’ Park was flowing with activity as downtown St. Charles kicked off their 2nd annual Old-Fashioned Christmas Celebration Friday, Nov. 30. Although a park may seem like a more ideal destination for summer weather, an impressive crowd still gathered at Coal Miners’ Park to enjoy each other’s company and witness the […]

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Birch Run Gun and Knife Show sticks to its guns

Birch Run Gun and Knife Show sticks to its guns

By Michael Pieper, video editor BIRCH RUN — Knife, gun and history enthusiasts gathered at the Frankenmuth Credit Union Event Center this past weekend for the Birch Run Gun and Knife Show. With over 700 vendors, the event was highly successful. The event had everything from old war relic firearms to switchblade pocket knives on display. Between the chatter of […]

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Sundays in the City take Downtown Bay City by storm

Sundays in the City take Downtown Bay City by storm

By Kelly Winters, multimedia reporter. Sunday, Nov. 25, downtown Bay City hosted the kickoff to one of their most popular Christmas events — Sundays in the City. Starting Nov. 16, a slew of stores located in downtown Bay City will be offering a $5 discount on sales greater than $25. These stores include: 99 Trees Book Store, A Wedding and […]

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Retail Roundup: Midland celebrates Small Business Saturday

Retail Roundup: Midland celebrates Small Business Saturday

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor MIDLAND — Small Business Saturday — occurring the day after Black Friday — continues to encourage shoppers across the United States to shop at brick-and-mortar businesses that are locally owned and operated. This is in contrast to Black Friday, which focuses more on big box retail outlets, and Cyber Monday, which is largely celebrated by […]

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Security upgrades line the agenda for November Board of Trustees meeting

Security upgrades line the agenda for November Board of Trustees meeting

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. At this month’s Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday, Nov. 13, there were multiple items on the agenda, the largest being the purchase of a new door access control system for Delta’s main campus. In order to enhance security at the college, the board approved plans to update their firewall software on computers, as well as approved […]

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Retail Roundup: Is Black Friday worth the hassle?

Retail Roundup: Is Black Friday worth the hassle?

By Michael Piwowarski, news editor The Friday after Thanksgiving. The de facto kickoff of the holiday shopping season since the 1950s. The day where store employees have to sit on top of vending machines to avoid the excited stampedes. Black Friday, Nov. 23, is going to be here before we know it. For many retailers, however, Black Friday isn’t just […]

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Michigan 2018 midterms brings new governor and three constitutional amendments

Michigan 2018 midterms brings new governor and three constitutional amendments

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter. On Tuesday, Nov 6, Michigan voters young and old flocked to the polls to vote in the 2018 midterm elections; there was a lot at stake this election including a Senate seat, a governorship, and (as usual) all the House seats. Debbie Stabenow, one of our state’s two Democrat senators won reelection to a fourth term, […]

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Election 2018: Polarization on display as healthcare, immigration, economy define voters’ conscience.

Election 2018: Polarization on display as healthcare, immigration, economy define voters’ conscience.

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter The country we’re living in now is different than the country we were living in Tuesday, Nov. 6. After a long night of vote tallying, after-parties, news panels and the usual set of tweets from the president, Americans woke up to a new national environment. Before the election there was much talk of a “blue wave,” […]

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