Tall Ship Celebration sails into Bay City Read Article

The Picton Castle, based in Nova Scotia, is best known for her voyages around the world. Over the past 15 years, the ship has made five voyages around the world. Ashley Brown

All hands on deck: Region welcomes the inaugural Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational Read Article

The event welcomed 144 golfers and was supported by more than 800 volunteers. Ben Tierney

Grand old flags flying high in Bay City Read Article

Since 2010, local business owner Avram Golden has been raising money to line Bay City's streets with American flags in tribute to those who served in the military. Avram Golden

Animal shelter seeing record number of adoptions Read Article

Bay County Animal Control and Care Center has seen a steady increase in its save rate, earning statewide accolades and helping families discover beloved pets. Adam J. Salgat

Real women’s stories inspire Delirious Blue jewelry line Read Article

Kirsten McIlvenna combines her passion for creating jewelry, helping others, sharing stories, and protecting the environment in her business, Delirious Blue Jewelry Luce Photo & Design

Pinconning park upgrading for kids and dogs Read Article

The natural playscape park planned in Pinconning will be similar to this nature-based playground at Discovery Preserve in Bay City. Adam J. Salgat

Recruiting takes center stage for theater company Read Article

Established in mid-2017, the Vanishing Elephant players offer full-length plays, cabarets, storytelling, and improvisational works.​​​​​​​ Photo courtesy of Vanishing Elephant Players

Bay City’s BGT Aerospace is shooting for the stars Read Article

The founders of BGT Aerospace in Bangor Township say the Great Lakes Bay Region offers unique opportunities for start-up businesses. Ashley Brown

Revitalization efforts kick off for lake sturgeon in Saginaw Bay Watershed Read Article

Raising sturgeon has also entered the educational system as nearly 20 schools in Michigan have adopted the Sturgeon in the Classroom program. Alyssa German

State of attraction: The focus on attracting, developing and retaining talent in the Great Lakes Bay Read Article

The Great Lakes Bay Region provides numerous opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Ben Tierney

Bay City artists find gateway to friendships, new experiences Read Article

“Once we find the mechanism to reach their souls, the magic begins,” says Linda Cassar of the work being done at Do-Art. Ashley Brown

Great Lakes Bay musical magic: The making of Mamma Mia! Read Article

Natalie Slawnyk applies makeup before going on stage as Tanya in the regional production of Mama Mia!, which took the stage Sept. 20-22 and Sept. 27-29. Ben Tierney

Mother Nature inspires business district Read Article

Business owners and others are taking steps to transform the Salzburg Avenue area into a destination for people seeking outdoor recreation opportunities. Ashley Brown

Opening the doors for the region's blind residents Read Article

Ben Tierney

Bay City museum teaches history in order to honor military veterans Read Article

In 2018, Mel Smith realized his long-time dream of opening a bricks and mortar military museum. Photo courtesy of the Michigan Traveling Military Museum

Cyber security experts, colleges work together to encourage next generation of analysts Read Article

Local colleges and universities are working to make students aware of the employment opportunities that could await them in the field of cyber security. Gabrielle Haiderer

Public art matters: Communities and artists benefit from downtown murals Read Article

Over the past several years in Bay City, murals and public art have been popping up throughout the community, garnering attention and excitement. Ashley Brown

Sweet plan would put less salt on Michigan roads in the winter Read Article

Michigan Sugar processes 1.6 million tons of sugar beets each year at its 2600 S. Euclid Ave. location in Bay City. The state is now considering a study on how to use the waste from that processing to de-ice roads. Photo courtesy of Michigan Sugar

Workers grow food and develop skills at Arnold Center’s plant factory Read Article

Ben Tierney

Bay City Central graduate flying high in Aladdin Read Article

Korie Lee Blossey, a Bay City Central High School graduate,plays Genie in the traveling production of the hit Broadway musical Aladdin Deen van Meer

Local YWCA event empowers women, challenges status quo and brings up hard discussions Read Article

Zachary Branigan

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Bay City Central graduate flying high in Aladdin


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Q&A with Hidden Harvest CEO Samantha McKenzie


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Sweet plan would put less salt on Michigan roads in the winter


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Quilt shop weaves itself into the fabric of Pinconning


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Q&A with Scott Ellis, the new leader of Perceptions


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Bay City’s ghosts originate from home and afar


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Q&A with Dr. Rajesh Dandamudi


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Teaming up: The impact of the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational


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