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Buena Vista schools hosting informational meeting to answer questions
Staff, parents, and students listen to the Buena Vista school board speak during a meeting at the Buena Vista Administration Building on Thursday, May 17.
Mon May 20, 2013
Police: Two 14-year-olds shot early Saturday on Saginaw's southeast...
The 51-year-old driver of a motorcycle has died from injuries suffered in a crash on Tittabawassee near Hackett Sunday, May 19, about 7:10 p.m., police said.
Sun May 19, 2013
Sat May 18, 2013
State of Michigan
Flanagan Approval Will Release State Funds to Open Buena Vista Schools for Remainder of Year
State Superintendent Mike Flanagan today approved the release of state school aid funds to the Saginaw Buena Vista school district, allowing students in the district to return to their normal classrooms for the reminder of the school year.
Man shoots intruder in Saginaw County: Do you feel safer with a gun in your house?
The Buena Vista Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred during a breaking and entering case on Sunday, May 13.
Fri May 17, 2013
Good Morning Michigan: How did the Buena Vista School District crisis happen? Poll shows Michigan voters support gay marriage
Those in attendance listen during a public meeting held at Buena Vista High School Tuesday, May 7, 2013 to discuss the current state of the district's schools.
Thu May 16, 2013
Let's Call Racist School Closings What They Are: Racist
Last night, I was happy to hear Chris Hayes report that the Buena Vista, Michigan, school district, which had been closed since May 7 with the intention of canceling classes for the rest of the school year, has reopened.
Wed May 15, 2013
Michigan politicians applaud release of state funds to reopen Buena Vista School District
Ever since Buena Vista School District closed its doors on May 7, a handful of state and federal officials have been calling for state funding to be released to help students finish out their school year.
Buena Vista man charged in drive-by double shooting to get jail time with plea deal
A Buena Vista Township man charged in connection with a drive-by shooting about six blocks from his home will spend up to a year in jail.
Tue May 14, 2013
Baker College of Owosso presents their annual Car/Truck Show
The Auto/Diesel Institute of Michigan-Baker College of Owosso presents their annual Car/Truck Show at their new facility located at 1400 South M-52, Owosso, Mi this Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 9am 3pm.
Buena Vista Trustee Gloria Platko reports receiving threats since racial slur played at public meeting
Buena Vista Township Trustee Gloria Platko has filed a police report after she said she received two separate threats sent as messages to her Facebook account.
State says Buena Vista schools could reopen if district OKs deficit plan tonight
The shuttered Buena Vista School District could reopen its doors if the school board of the small Saginaw County district approves a deficit elimination plan Tuesday night, State Superintendent Mike Flanagan said Tuesday.
School year officially over in Buena Vista
According to WNEM TV5 reporter Brian Wood, the reason the state isn't giving the district any money is because the district's deficit elimination plan has not been approved.
Mon May 13, 2013
Buena Vista School District Officially Closes For Year, Offers 'Skills Camp'
For the 400 or so students in Buena Vista, Mich. , school is over, even though the academic year isn't supposed to end until the middle of June.
In Buena Vista, a school district's future hangs in limbo
State officials announced over the weekend that they will lend money to Pontiac schools, and avert a payless payday there this week.
Sun May 12, 2013
Sat May 11, 2013
State education Superintendent Flanagan approves plan for Pontiac schools
State education Superintendent Mike Flanagan approved a deficit elimination plan Friday for the district that would allow for the school to receive withheld funds and continue to operate, according to Department of Education spokesman Martin Ackley.
Expanding Medicaid, teacher union dues, schools in money trouble
This week in review, Rina Miller and Jack Lessenberry discuss a bill to expand Medicaid , how school districts will no longer collect union dues from teachers, and the financial trouble with Buena Vista and Pontiac schools.
Fri May 10, 2013
Weekly Political Roundup: Buena Vista schools, Democrat Mark Schauer
Each week, we talk Michigan politics with Susan Demas, political analyst for Michigan Information and Research Service, and Ken Sikkema, former Senate Majority Leader and Senior Policy Fellow at Public Sector Consultants.