Indexes selected articles arranged by date from July 2004
See the Annual Article Index tab at bottom of page complete 2004 index arranged by subject
See the Obituary Index tab for complete 2004 obituary listings
Meridian Public Schools Longer Days in Store for Meridian Students A3 1-Jul-2004
Bullock Creek Schools Creek Expects to Dip into Rainy Day Fund to Balance Budget A3 1-Jul-2004
Schools Students Were Principals for a Day A8 1-Jul-2004
Clubs & Organizations Rotary Announces New Officers A8 1-Jul-2004
Clubs & Organizations Chatland Elected to State Organization A8 1-Jul-2004
Music & Musicians FFH, NewSong in Concert at Fairgrounds D1 1-Jul-2004
Midland Symphony Banjo Player Joins MSO for Free 4th of July Concert D1 1-Jul-2004
Schools ETC Students Paint Mural D6 1-Jul-2004
Schools Davenport Executive Receives State Award D6 1-Jul-2004
Business-Midland Mural Will Ease Wait for Coffee Lovers (Expresso Coffee) A1 2-Jul-2004
Floods & Flood Control Gladwiin Residents Get 'Good' Flood News A1 2-Jul-2004
Employment Grant to Help with Jobs A1 2-Jul-2004
Saginaw Valley State Univ Cultural Immersion:Fellowship Program Gives SVSU… A3 2-Jul-2004
Holidays Maze of Holiday Hours A3 2-Jul-2004
Crime-Midland Unlocked Vehicles Targeted by Thieves A3 2-Jul-2004
Midland City's Request for More Time in Dow Appeal Rejected A3 2-Jul-2004
Midland Nominate Beautiful Landscapes: Midland Beautification Comm C1 2-Jul-2004
Softball USA! USA! Olympic Softball Team Plays Here Sunday D1 2-Jul-2004
Softball A Great Opportunity: Lady Explorers to Take on Olympians D1 2-Jul-2004
Crime Suspects Sought in Clare County Robberies A1 3-Jul-2004
Elections-Local Davis Challenging Incumbent Haines for Register of Deeds A1 3-Jul-2004
Art & Artists Soldier Latest of Family's Wooden Decorations A1 3-Jul-2004
Midland Testing Shows City Water Supply Still Very Safe A3 3-Jul-2004
Employment Job Shadow: Midlander Gets to Follow Sentator Around A3 3-Jul-2004
Veterans It Was to Your Advantage to Enlist' (Frank Bush) A3 3-Jul-2004
Awards & Prizes Doan Receives Award for Venture Capital Work A7 3-Jul-2004
Business-Midland Last Call: Decker Selling Bar After 32 Years A1 4-Jul-2004
Accidents Isabella Child Dies from Injuries in Farm Accident A1 4-Jul-2004
Grace A. Dow Mem Library Library to Build Teen Room A3 4-Jul-2004
Veterans Parades Too Emotional for Korea Veteran A3 4-Jul-2004
Business-Midland County Businesses Flock to New Sanford Plaza B1 4-Jul-2004
Sports A Day of Rest? (playing sports on Sundays) D1 4-Jul-2004
Midland County-Probate Ct Conflict Claimed for Guardian A1 5-Jul-2004
Tennis Sharapova's Win Shines Spotlight on Corning Classic A1 5-Jul-2004
Northwood University Alden B. Dow Fellows Get Creative in Northwood Program A3 5-Jul-2004
Holidays Festive Fourth: Midland Senior Sees Firewarks Anew A3 5-Jul-2004
Softball A Grand Slam: 5185 Spectoators Watch Olympic Team B1 5-Jul-2004
Elections-State Vote Likely on Marriage Amendment A1 6-Jul-2004
Health & Safety Special Delivery: Postal Workers Help Out During Coworker.. A1 6-Jul-2004
Elections-Local Democrat Wants to Bring Energy to Drain Comm Job A1 6-Jul-2004
Clubs & Organizations Commander Coomer: Legion's New District Leader.. A3 6-Jul-2004
Midland County Fairgrounds Lizard Fiar Tickets on Sale Tomorrow A1 7-Jul-2004
Events Ghosts' Learn, Perform (Tittabawassee Fife & Drum Corps) A1 7-Jul-2004
Midland Public Schools Millage Renewals Called Essential for MPS A3 7-Jul-2004
Law Enforcement Compliance Checks Give Positive News A3 7-Jul-2004
Midland County Change in Property Tax Payments Possible A3 7-Jul-2004
Accidents Man Trapped by Arm After Accident A3 7-Jul-2004
Events Cornfest Promises Bigger, Better Attractions A3 7-Jul-2004
History-Midland Midland Remembers: Sisters: Story of Mary & Goldie Gyory A6 7-Jul-2004
Awards & Prizes Teens Receive Scholarships for Programs (AICHE) B12 7-Jul-2004
Dioxin Dioxin Misperceptions A1 8-Jul-2004
Dioxin Facility' Label Out of DEQ's Hands A1 8-Jul-2004
Homer Township Homer Townshp Goes Through Books with Eyes for Issues A1 8-Jul-2004
Bicycles & Bicycle Trails Midland Criterium Continues Under New Promoter A1 8-Jul-2004
Elections-State Bush Meets with Michigan Judicial Nominees A3 8-Jul-2004
Business-Midland Coffee Talk (Coffee Chaos) A3 8-Jul-2004
Midland County Business, Accusations and Anger-and County Bd Meets A3 8-Jul-2004
Hope Township Volunteer Committee Assesses Hope Roads A3 8-Jul-2004
Midland Theatre Guild Theatre Guild Announces Season B2 8-Jul-2004
Midland Music Society Music Society Honors Actors, Volunteers B2 8-Jul-2004
Sports Meet the Champ: Local Baseballs Players Meet Ali D1 8-Jul-2004
Dioxin Dow Study: Game Meat Safe to Eat A1 9-Jul-2004
Grace A. Dow Mem Library Very Hungry Readers A1 9-Jul-2004
Employment Michigan Works Seeks Grant to Help Health Care Industry A1 9-Jul-2004
Military Former Soldiers in State Could Be Recalled A1 9-Jul-2004
Fish & Fishing Donations Sought for Sanford Fishing Platform A3 9-Jul-2004
Accidents Car Hits House, Driver Injured A3 9-Jul-2004
Central Mich University CMU Waiting on State Before Setting Tuition, Budget A3 9-Jul-2004
Schools Regional School Tax Increase is Up to Midland A3 9-Jul-2004
Business-Midland Company Sells Air Purifying Equipment (Air Ions) A7 9-Jul-2004
Crime Mt Pleasant Man Arrrested on Internet Pornography Charge A1 10-Jul-2004
MCESA A Man's Home is His Travel Trailer: New Superintendant.. A1 10-Jul-2004
Elections-National Camp's Campaign Breaks Cash-On-Hand Record A3 10-Jul-2004
Hunting Deer Blinds Damaged A3 10-Jul-2004
Clubs & Organizations Plato' Helping People to Read (Literacy Council) A3 10-Jul-2004
Military Young People Still Eager to Join Military A1 11-Jul-2004
Military Excitement, Travel Still Pull in Recruits A1 11-Jul-2004
Accidents Bay Deputies Confirm State Sen. Barcia's Brother Killed A3 11-Jul-2004
Events U.S. Air Force Band Concern Monday A3 11-Jul-2004
Chippewa Nature Center Butterfly Bonanza A3 11-Jul-2004
Volunteers Volunteers a Big Help at Operation Fun C5 11-Jul-2004
Events Midlanders Open Up Gardens for July 21 Tour C6 11-Jul-2004
Environmental Protection Soccer Club to Seek Wetlands Permit A1 12-Jul-2004
Business Bottled Water Plant Sought: Bay County Site.. A1 12-Jul-2004
Elections-State Poll: Not to Gay Marriage: Lukewarm to Unions A1 12-Jul-2004
Midland Public Schools Buell Leads Midland Board A1 13-Jul-2004
Midland Historic District to Be Decided A1 13-Jul-2004
Biography-Midland Mystery Machine (Ben Prentiss) A1 13-Jul-2004
Meridian Public Schools Meridian Workcamp Work Begins A1 13-Jul-2004
Bullock Creek Schools Chapin Resigns from BC A1 13-Jul-2004
Environmental Protection River of Controversy: Chappel Dam is Center of Debate A3 13-Jul-2004
Sports Ironman: Midland Native, Wife Complete Grueling Event B1 13-Jul-2004
Health & Safety Three Deaths Reported in City: Huffing, Drugs Involved A1 14-Jul-2004
Midland County Guardianship Issue Resulting in Costs to County A1 14-Jul-2004
Saginaw Valley State Univ SVSU Eyes Tuition Hike or Refund A1 14-Jul-2004
Business-Midland City Reviews Plan for 8 New Stores A1 14-Jul-2004
Dioxin Tittabawawwee Dioxin Resolution is Middle-of-the-Road A3 14-Jul-2004
Delta College Delta Millage Likely at November Election A3 14-Jul-2004
MCESA Bids Awarded for M.C.Net Fiber-Optic Project A3 14-Jul-2004
Delta College Delta to Reward Faculty for Announcing Early Resignations A3 14-Jul-2004
Students DHS Graduate Earns Hope College Merit Scholarship A3 14-Jul-2004
Animals A Little Dog Like You A6 14-Jul-2004
Midland Center for the Arts Pearl Exhibit at MCFTA is Closing Sunday A6 14-Jul-2004
Business-Midland Dental Center Celebrates 25 Years A9 14-Jul-2004
Charities & Benefits 3m Scientific Anglers Donates to Eagle Village B7 14-Jul-2004
Weather Outage Ties Up Northwest Flights A1 15-Jul-2004
Crime Assault Investigation Turns to Homicide A1 15-Jul-2004
Events Ready for Riverdays Reenactments A1 15-Jul-2004
Crime-Midland County Former Guardian to Appear Monday A1 15-Jul-2004
Meridian Public Schools Meridian Contracts Approved A3 15-Jul-2004
Coleman Comm Schools Coleman Elects Board Officers, Approves Special Bond A3 15-Jul-2004
Events Christmas in July will Support Crisis Pregnancies A3 15-Jul-2004
Biography Food Stand in Memory of Mom (Ramon Torres) A3 15-Jul-2004
Events McFarland Crowned New Queen at Cornfest A3 15-Jul-2004
Environmental Protection Moolenaar Votes No on Bill Shifting $50 Mil to Other Cleanup A7 15-Jul-2004
Music & Musicians Summer Music Festivals: They're Out There D1 15-Jul-2004
Saginaw Valley State Univ SVSU to Host Professional Writers Workshop Next Week D1 15-Jul-2004
Biography-Auburn Fit for Auburn's Queen: Miss Michigan Comes Home A1 16-Jul-2004
Events RockFest '04 Set for Saturday A1 16-Jul-2004
Health & Safety Possible Drug Overdose Victim Dies A1 16-Jul-2004
Midland County Signs of Trouble in County Treasurer's Race A1 16-Jul-2004
Mid-Mich Comm College Mid-Mich Community College to Request Millage A2 16-Jul-2004
Gardening Midland Blooms Planters Want Readers' Thoughts A3 16-Jul-2004
Biography-Midland What is a Connection? (Deborah Temperly - Jeopardy) A3 16-Jul-2004
Elections-National Camp Second in Campaign Funding A3 16-Jul-2004
Business-Midland Midlander Buys, Sells Vinyl Records A7 16-Jul-2004
Homer Township Former Homer Clerk Jailed A1 17-Jul-2004
Law Enforcement Gladwin Cops Face Discipline A1 17-Jul-2004
Business-Midland A Brand Apart: Souvenir Makers Do Brisk Business A1 17-Jul-2004
Central Mich University Police Quiz CMU Football Players About Beating Death A3 17-Jul-2004
Students Inventive Minds: Summer Campers Get to Show What They.. A3 17-Jul-2004
Crime Arson Charges Issued Against Man Who Help Fight Fires A3 17-Jul-2004
Dioxin Contamination Question: Dioxin Debate No Closer.. A1 18-Jul-2004
Crime-Midland County Woman Who Embezzled from Patient Sentenced to Probat.. A1 18-Jul-2004
Religion Sunday Becomes Just Another Day as American Culture.. A1 18-Jul-2004
Art & Artists Very Chairy: Artists Ready for 'Adirondack Antics' A3 18-Jul-2004
Hockey New Hockey Program Targets Girls B3 18-Jul-2004
Bowling Nowak Named MWBA Bowler of the Year B3 18-Jul-2004
Clubs & Organizations Celebrating 50 Years: Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Midland Insert 18-Jul-2004
Events Fall/Winter Bridal Spectacular-Midland Mall Insert 18-Jul-2004
Economy Recovery Slow Locally: Workers Still Discouraged A1 19-Jul-2004
Economy Through the Roof: Building Materials Cause House Prices.. A1 19-Jul-2004
Gardening Readers Positive About Flower Change A3 19-Jul-2004
Delta College Director Aims to Make Disability Services More Visible A3 19-Jul-2004
Business-Midland Former Dow Corning Staffers Building New Company A3 19-Jul-2004
Events ZZ Top Guitarist Marries Couple in Midland A6 19-Jul-2004
Dow Chemical Bhopal Payout Ordered A1 20-Jul-2004
Meridian Public Schools Meridian Millage Renewal to Face Voters Next Year A1 20-Jul-2004
Crime Police Release Sketch of Suspect (bank robberies) A1 20-Jul-2004
Elections Candidate Forums Set for Tonight A1 20-Jul-2004
Elections Hundred Request Absentee Ballots A1 20-Jul-2004
Midland New Attendance Standard Set for Commission Members A3 20-Jul-2004
Alcoholism Stores Saluted for Alcohol Compliance A3 20-Jul-2004
Crime Guardian Waives Prelim Hearing A3 20-Jul-2004
Warren Township Repainting of Warren Chapel Approved A3 20-Jul-2004
Midland County-Courthouse County Mulls How to Deal with Courthouse A1 21-Jul-2004
Elections-Local About the Aug. 3 Election A1 21-Jul-2004
Elections-Local 97 Attend Campaign Forum A1 21-Jul-2004
Elections-Local Donker Seeks Four More Years A1 21-Jul-2004
Elections-Local Carpenter Eyes Changes for Office A1 21-Jul-2004
Dow Chemical Dow Tems Up with Petrochemical Company in Oman A1 21-Jul-2004
Business-Midland CFC Earnings Rise 1.4 Percent A1 21-Jul-2004
Midland Mall Clothes for Kids campaign Kicks Off at Mall A1 21-Jul-2004
Midland-Planning Comm Planning Commission to Discuss Zoning Changes A1 21-Jul-2004
History-Midland Midland Remembers..The Jean Parlett Story, Part I B2 21-Jul-2004
Midland County Treasurer Expenses Discussed A1 22-Jul-2004
Crime Arrest Made in Area Bank Robbery A1 22-Jul-2004
Lee Township Work to Ease Flooding on Meridian Road Planned A1 22-Jul-2004
Elections-State Chiodo Declining Gifts, Wouldn't Keep Pay Raise A1 22-Jul-2004
Elections-State Caul's Primary Campaign Fund Raising is on Target A1 22-Jul-2004
Midland County Millage Renewals Await Voters A3 22-Jul-2004
Davenport University New Look, Public Access for Davenport Library A3 22-Jul-2004
Midland County Fairgrounds State Delays Money for Fair Racing A3 22-Jul-2004
Business-Midland Three Midland Groups Nearly Assured of DOD Money A3 22-Jul-2004
Events Comedy at Northern: Sanford Club to Bring Comedians B1 22-Jul-2004
Crime Only a Matter of Time: Donker Says Embezzlement Would.. A1 23-Jul-2004
Crime Mt Pleasant Bank Robbed Thursday Morning A1 23-Jul-2004
Michigan Senate Unlikely to Agree with House on Marriage Bill A1 23-Jul-2004
Delta College One Candidate Seeking Midland Seat on Delta Board A3 23-Jul-2004
Charities & Benefits Weekend Air Shows To Help Charities A3 23-Jul-2004
Charities & Benefits Hidden Harvest Receives $500,000 A3 23-Jul-2004
Elections-Local O'Neil Seeks Another Term on County Board A3 23-Jul-2004
Elections-Local Neuenfeldt Challenging Incumbent in Primary A3 23-Jul-2004
Business-Midland Defense Bill with Money for Midland Companies Goes to Bush A3 23-Jul-2004
Crime-Midland Murder Charge Issued: Schnell Charged (Maureen King) A1 24-Jul-2004
Elections-Local Signs of the Times: Accusations Fly of Sign Theft.. A1 24-Jul-2004
Events Cool Cars: Hot Music (Auburn Rock 'n' Wheels) A1 24-Jul-2004
Health & Safety Living with the Unknown: Sanford Man Stays Optimistic A3 24-Jul-2004
Dow Chemical Dow Investing in Employee Training A3 24-Jul-2004
Elections-Local Competition Heated for County Offices A1 25-Jul-2004
Midland Incentive Programs for City Workers Eliminated A3 25-Jul-2004
Charities & Benefits Brothers and Sisters Celebrate at Event A3 25-Jul-2004
Business-Midland A Salute to Midland Area Business 2004 Insert 25-Jul-2004
Business-Midland Cheers-ful' Chart Hits Has Family Feel Insert 25-Jul-2004
Business-Midland A New Dawn Rises on Midland Tomorrow Insert 25-Jul-2004
Business-Midland Members First Credit Union Helps Members Manage Money Insert 25-Jul-2004
Business-Midland Boost Odds of Gastronomical Success at GFS Marketplace Insert 25-Jul-2004
Business-Midland Heartland is in the Home Insert 25-Jul-2004
Business-Midland Waznys Put the Fun into the Paper Place Insert 25-Jul-2004
Business-Midland Custom Maids Help People Feel Good About Cleaning House Insert 25-Jul-2004
Business-Midland Pearl Store Brought Home Insert 25-Jul-2004
Midland Area Chamber Chamber Wants to Help Businesses See Opportunity Insert 25-Jul-2004
Business-Midland Antique Festival is 36 Years Old Insert 25-Jul-2004
Business-Midland Chemical Bank True to Its Roots Insert 25-Jul-2004
Business-Midland Ashman Court Marriott Gets a New Fresh Look Insert 25-Jul-2004
Creative Spirit Center Creative Spirit Center Moves to a Spacious New Home Insert 25-Jul-2004
Families Reluctant Savior (Gerri Reado) C1 25-Jul-2004
Volunteers Cain Richly Rewarded by Participation in Jaycees C4 25-Jul-2004
Business-Midland Location, Location: Midland Seen by Chains, Franchises.. F1 25-Jul-2004
Northwood University Northwood Holds Line on Tuition A1 26-Jul-2004
Biography-Midland County 50 Years with AAA (Robert Vincent) A1 26-Jul-2004
Politics Midlander Moved by Visit to Douglass Residence A1 26-Jul-2004
Health & Safety Government Has Plan to Modernize Medical Records A3 26-Jul-2004
Meridian Public Schools Meridian School Board to Set Goals A3 26-Jul-2004
MBS Airport MBS Looks to Rebuild Business A1 27-Jul-2004
Obituaries-Midland Casey Recalled as Gracious Woman of Peace A1 27-Jul-2004
Water 1700 Landowners Affected by Carroll Creek Projects A1 27-Jul-2004
Elections-National Cherry, Ferguson See Greater Democratic Enthusiasm A1 27-Jul-2004
Elections-National Midlander Calls Carter's Convention Speech 'Amazing' A1 27-Jul-2004
Bicycles & Bicycle Trails International Group of Cyclists Reaches Midland A3 27-Jul-2004
Meridian Public Schools Meridian Board Sets Goals for Next Year A3 27-Jul-2004
Dow Corning DC Release Visible, Not Harmful, Official Says A3 27-Jul-2004
Homer Township Resident Involvement Lengthening Homer Meetings A3 27-Jul-2004
Crime-Midland Thieves Make Off with $25,000 Worth of Auto Parts A3 27-Jul-2004
Crime Clare Man Killed After Being Shot by Trooper A1 28-Jul-2004
Midland County Fund Flap: Questions Raised About Treasurer's Office Fund A1 28-Jul-2004
Midland County Fairgrounds A Rolls Royce A1 28-Jul-2004
Elections-National Job for Blanchard: Teaching About Kerry A1 28-Jul-2004
Elections-National Granholm to Address Convention A1 28-Jul-2004
Students Appeals Court Says Prep Schedules Unfair to Girls A1 28-Jul-2004
Midland County Mural Moved to Its Permanent Home A2 28-Jul-2004
Clubs & Organizations MEA Uniserv Director Preparing for Retirement A3 28-Jul-2004
Coleman Coleman Senior Housing Director Honored A3 28-Jul-2004
Midland-Planning Comm Planners Examining New Rules for Parking Lots A3 28-Jul-2004
Homer Township New Playgrounds, New Web Page Point to New Era in Homer A3 28-Jul-2004
Animals Readers Write About Pets A5 28-Jul-2004
Dow Chemical Global Comeback: Dow Earnings Up A1 29-Jul-2004
Dow Chemical Dow Files Papers in High Court A1 29-Jul-2004
Dioxin Dow Files Papers in High Court A1 29-Jul-2004
Elections-National Excitement Wall to Wall' (Democratic National Convention) A1 29-Jul-2004
Elections-National Granholm Stresses Jobs A1 29-Jul-2004
Obituaries-Midland Hotchkiss, OmniTech Founder and MMI VP Dies A3 29-Jul-2004
Dow Chemical Highlights of Dow Second Quarter 2004 A2 29-Jul-2004
Accidents Two Injured in U.S. 10 Accident A3 29-Jul-2004
Charities & Benefits Midland Man Walking for Cancer Cure A3 29-Jul-2004
Crime Fourth Suspect Sought for Role in Saginaw Robbery A3 29-Jul-2004
Biography-Midland Beat of a Different Style:Midland High Teen Bucks Stereotype B1 29-Jul-2004
Authors Local Man Writes Second Father-Son Book (Molitor) B2 29-Jul-2004
Charities & Benefits Many Participated in Magic Ride B4 29-Jul-2004
Midland-Civic Arena Rink Bids in: Some Bids Lower Than Expected A1 30-Jul-2004
Crime Standoff Ends: Two Arrested in Connection with Drugs A1 30-Jul-2004
Students Making Words Count A1 30-Jul-2004
Dow Corning DC Sales, Adjusted Income Grow A1 30-Jul-2004
Elections-National Kerry Speech Boosts Local Party Morale A1 30-Jul-2004
Midland County Audit Shows Local Taxes Key to County Funding A3 30-Jul-2004
Elections-Local Absentee Ballots Available A3 30-Jul-2004
Central Mich University CMU Program will Teach About Work with Elderly A3 30-Jul-2004
Buildings Celebrating Midland's Architectural Heritage-Alden Dow Bldgs A7 30-Jul-2004
History Preserving History: Grant Allows CMU Library to Microfilm A1 31-Jul-2004
Students Good Read: Summer Literacy Program Tailored for Students A3 31-Jul-2004