3 hrs ago
Midland movie theater Studio M at Valley Plaza Resort closes due to cost of digital switch
Midland's Studio M Theatres, which offered second-run shows on the cheap, closed Sunday, Dec. 1, because of declining business and the high cost of switching from its 35mm film format to digital.
7 hrs ago
Icy weather doesn't stop St. Nick from making his Midland Santa House debut
Santa is obviously used to all types of weather, since he travels around the world into multiple climates on the night of Dec. 25 each year.
8 hrs ago
Midland kids use Meijer's 'Shop with a Hero' to bring Christmas joy to family members
When Ted Baker went shopping for coffee mugs at Meijer, 7300 Eastman in Midland, around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, he saw police officers and firefighters everywhere.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
25 Days of Christmas: Santa arrives in Midland Tuesday, Dec. 3
Watch Santa arrive in Midland and be there for the lighting of the courthouse at 7 p.m. and the opening of Santa House at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3. Santa arrives at the Tridge and can be seen riding in his sleigh on Ashman Street.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Whistling Idiots Comedy Dinner Theatre in Bay City offers up holiday cheer in 'Christmas Belles'
As director of the Whistling Idiots Comedy Dinner Theatre Christmas offering, "Christmas Belles," the Midland resident is supposed to be the one in charge.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
American Presidents: The Best and the Worst--Lawrence Reed
Lawrence W. Reed became president of FEE in 2008, after serving as chairman of its board of trustees in the 1990s and both writing and speaking for FEE since the late 1970s.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
MI Courts Promote Adoption Across The State
Chief Justice Robert Young Jr. will join judges from Lenawee and Midland counties in approving adoptions Tuesday at the Supreme Court.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Our view: We have many reasons to be thankful, let us know yours
We're asking for a favor today. It's one that you can think about while handling all your last-minute Thanksgiving plans - somewhere in between turkey prep, pumpkin pie and mapping out your Black Friday shopping route.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Midland Holiday Art Fair offers an artsy solution to gift-giving
Though the weather outside was more than frightful in recent days, delightful wares await shoppers inside the Midland Center for the Arts this coming weekend.
Officials discuss drug problems in local community
Talk to any recovering addict and they'll tell you the first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem, but for many that is pretty tough to do.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
The Detroit News
U-M study: U.S. economy to continue slow growth
The U.S. economy will continue its slow recovery through 2015, according to a new University of Michigan forecast, adding 5 million jobs during the next two years.
Exclusive: 2013 Automotive Hall of Fame inductees talk CAFE, vehicle electrification
In 1939, New York City hosted both the future-gazing New York World's Fair and the founding of what would later become the history-focused Automotive Hall of Fame .
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Patents, they're not what they used to be
When I was about 16, I went to visit my grandfather in Denver, where he'd decided to retire.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Michigan storm aftermath: Midland shelter turnout low, but pizza sales and hotel stays are up
Nearly 7,000 Midland County residents awoke Tuesday, Nov. 19, without electrical service following a powerful storm that swept through Michigan Sunday evening.
8,500 still without power in Midland, Saginaw counties after strong storm
Consumers Energy crews have restored power to many customers following storms with heavy winds that blew through the region Sunday, Nov. 17, but thousands of homes affected by the storm are still in the dark.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Hotels fill up fast after power outages
A lot of people in Mid-Michigan are finding somewhere else to stay tonight. It could be days before some get their power restored.
Storm aftermath: Power-out deals at Midland, Frankenmuth, Bay City,...
More than 20,000 customers in Saginaw, Bay and Midland counties lost power in storms and high winds Sunday, Nov. 17, and some Great Lakes Bay Region hotels are offering discounted rates to help those waiting for electricity to return.
Midland County cleans up storm damage; Saginaw and Bay counties also...
With more than 10,500 reported outages, more than one-quarter of all 40,416 Consumers Energy customers in Midland County were without power at 10 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, in the wake of a powerful string of thunderstorms that swept across Michigan.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
More than 10,000 without power as Midland County cleans up storm...
Though many different parts of the state felt the sting of the high winds and torrential rain that came with the storm , residents in the Midland area were hit particularly hard.
Thousands without power in Saginaw, Bay, Midland, Isabella counties in wake of thunderstorm
About 7,000 Consumers Energy customers in Midland, Saginaw, Bay and Isabella counties are currently without power in the wake of powerful thunderstorms that swept through the area Sunday, Nov. 17. More than 3,000 customers in Midland County are without power, according to the utility's outage map.