Plans for new village office moving forward




CHESANING – During the Jan. 3 Chesaning Village Council meeting, administrator Troy Feltman provided updated details about the status of plans for the new village office with the Chesaning Chamber. Feltman wanted the council to have input on the plans before he authorizes the architect to give them the final design and budget. Feltman explained the proposed office building has […]

STC schools cut ribbon on new Community Center



ST. CHARLES – St. Charles Community Schools hosted a grand opening for its Community Center last Thursday, Jan. 5 at 6 p.m. After a ribbon cutting ceremony with current and former board of education members and district superintendent Mike Decker, residents toured the fitness center, gymnasium, and community room. The fitness center will officially open Monday, Jan. 9 at 7 […]

STC board of education appoints Michael Roth to board vacancy




ST. CHARLES – During a special meeting Jan. 4, the St. Charles Board of Education appointed Michael Roth to fill a board vacancy created as a result of an error on the November ballot. St. Charles Community Schools had three board seats to fill at the Nov. 8 election – all four-year terms. Even though four candidates filed appropriate paperwork […]

NEWS Briefs



MOOLENAAR ANNOUNCES JANUARY OFFICE HOURS – Congressman John Moolenaar (R-Midland) has announced office hours to be held by constituent relations representatives throughout the Fourth District. Residents in need of assistance with a federal agency are welcome to attend, and no appointments are necessary. Representatives will be at the Surbeck Building in the Board of Commissioners’ chambers (use front entrance), 201 […]

Letters to the editor



St. Charles Toys for Tots campaign successful thanks to supporters To the Editor: On behalf of the Saginaw County Toys for Tots campaign, I would like to thank the following St. Charles area merchants for their help in collecting toys: Arnold Family Chiropractic, Community State Bank, Dollar General, Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Mercantile Bank, Nativity Lutheran Church, […]

Chalk Talk




A Time to Celebrate… December is always such a hectic month for our schools and families, that just making it to the Holiday Season is exciting onto itself. Now that Christmas break is over and the New Year is upon us, it’s a good time to reflect a little bit on our previous year and how we can make 2017 […]

Gewirtz brothers close family hardware store




CHESANING – On Dec. 31, George and Timothy Gewirtz closed the doors to their Gewirtz ‘Do it Best’ Hardware store that has been in business for more than 90 years. They posted a letter on the storefront doors, covered the windows and closed up at the end of 2016. The Tri-County Citizen staff was unable to reach them for comment; […]

Christopher Credit Union merges with United Financial Credit Union



On Jan. 3, United Financial Credit Union issued a news release announcing it would be merging with Christopher Credit Union of Chesaning. The merger became effective on Jan. 1. Randy Hoerner said, “The merger with United Financial Credit Union was a very difficult decision; although the [Christopher Credit Union] directors know it is in the best interest of our membership.” […]

Mobile home destroyed in fire




CHESANING – A mobile home, located at the corner of Owosso and Clark streets, was fully engulfed, flames coming out of the windows, when the Chesaning-Brady firefighters arrived on the scene Thursday, Jan. 5. The call came in shortly after 1 p.m. with Tri-Township and Marion Township fire departments providing mutual aid to the Chesaning-Brady Fire Department. The firefighters braved […]

Free radon test kits available in three counties for January



Free radon test kits are available this month at Saginaw, Genesee and Shiawassee county health departments through the observance of January as Radon Action Month in Michigan. Representatives from area health department’s environmental health division said the best time for residents to test for radon is during winter months when home windows and doors are kept mostly closed. All area […]