Tag Archives: Saginaw County

Experts say they expect a new downtown Saginaw farmers market to boost the city’s economy

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State officials say an indoor-outdoor farmers market in Saginaw boosts prospects for the city’s economy.

The state this week awarded three-million dollars to the renovation project.

The money will be used to renovate a former newspaper office building into a year-round farmers market in downtown Saginaw. Continue reading

Two million dollars in federal money is helping two northern and central Michigan airports do runway repairs

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Two million dollars in federal money has been awarded to two airports in northern and central Michigan.

The Cherry Capital Airport in Grand Traverse County received one-and-a-half-million. MBS International Airport in Saginaw County received half a million.

The money comes from the Federal Aviation Administration. Continue reading

State grant to fight Phragmites in Saginaw Bay region

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Bay County received a $350,000 grant to battle the invasive species Phragmites in the Saginaw Bay.

The grant will be used for a 2-year project to control and remove the invasives, and educate the community on the species. Continue reading