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Memorial Day events in Tuscola County

Memorial Day events in Tuscola County

THUMB AREA — The following communities will hold Memorial Day events Monday, May 30: AKRON — There will be a ceremony at 10 a.m. at Village Park. They will be… Read more »

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Cream of the crop: Port Austin rules Thumb farmers’ markets

Cream of the crop: Port Austin rules Thumb farmers’ markets

PORT AUSTIN — The Thumb area is Michigan’s farm country, and the bell cow of its farmers’ markets – the one in Port Austin – begins its 21-week run today… Read more »

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Michigan Sugar files fraud lawsuit against Blue Cross

Michigan Sugar files fraud lawsuit against Blue Cross

BAY CITY —  Michigan Sugar Co. filed a lawsuit Thursday against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, claiming the insurance company hid certain fees it was charging while administering employee… Read more »

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State Superintendent visits Akron-Fairgrove

State Superintendent visits Akron-Fairgrove

Signs rolled out Thursday welcoming State Superintendent Brian J. Whiston to the Akron-Fairgrove School District. Whiston said his goal is to visit a third of the 900 state school districts…. Read more »

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Fewer Memorial Day events planned, number of area veterans decline

Fewer Memorial Day events planned, number of area veterans decline

Fewer parades and veteran events are taking place this Memorial Day as a result of less veteran personnel to host them. Tuscola County Veterans Affairs Director Mark Zmierski estimates there… Read more »

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Veterans seeking benefits more than doubles

Veterans seeking benefits more than doubles

Whether veterans are being dragged in, having a friend hand-deliver them or they are walking in on their own accord to the Tuscola County Veterans Affairs office – they are… Read more »

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Here’s the scoop: Dairy Barn keep ’em coming to Sebewaing

Here’s the scoop: Dairy Barn keep ’em coming to Sebewaing

For a place that doles out small-town goodness, the Dairy Barn in Sebewaing can sport a big-city following. Ask Seth Gangler, 21, waiter at the iconic restaurant along M-25, about… Read more »

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Ellington commission passes on recommending change to wind ordinance…again

Ellington commission passes on recommending change to wind ordinance…again

After being asked to review Ellington Township’s wind ordinance for a second time, the township’s planning commission once again effectively recommended no change. The special meeting held Thursday was the… Read more »

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Caro Cars & Crafts Weekend begins June 3, thousands expected downtown

Caro Cars & Crafts Weekend begins June 3, thousands expected downtown

CARO – Yesterday, officials at the Caro of Chamber of Commerce were already looking at the weather forecast for next weekend in the Thumb region, fingers crossed that predictions for… Read more »

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Frankenmuth girls take home eighth consecutive league title

Frankenmuth girls take home eighth consecutive league title

FRANKENMUTH — A down year for the Frankenmuth girls’ track and field team would be a dream season for many programs.

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