Indexes selected articles arranged by date from September 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
Charities & Benefits Restaurants Go All Out Raising Money for Vol Action Center A1 1-Sep-2004
Employment Grant to Help Connect Workers, Health Jobs A3 1-Sep-2004
Delta College Delta, FSU Agree on Degree Deal A3 1-Sep-2004
Charities & Benefits Saturday Bake Sale Will Benefit Edenville Anniversary Celeb.. A3 1-Sep-2004
Crime Prosecutor Wants More Accident Information A3 1-Sep-2004
Dioxin It's About Health: Dioxin Suit Plaintiffs Present Argument A1 2-Sep-2004
Dioxin Grops Back Dow's Defense A1 2-Sep-2004
Health & Safety Tips to Keep Kids Safe A1 2-Sep-2004
Elections-National Midlander Reflects on Convention A1 2-Sep-2004
Saginaw Valley State Univ SVSU Spruces Up A3 2-Sep-2004
Central Mich University CMU Says Weekend Arrest Tally Not Unusual A3 2-Sep-2004
Events Tridge Walk Returns Among Area Labor Day Activities A3 2-Sep-2004
Health & Safety Expert Says Mich Children Miss Out on Mental Health Care A3 2-Sep-2004
Business-Midland Gerace Teams with Antiterrorism Company C8 2-Sep-2004
Midland Center for the Arts Changes Under Way at MCFTA A1 3-Sep-2004
Elections-National Local Republicans Gather for Speech A1 3-Sep-2004
Charities & Benefits Students Learn About Red Cross, Make Donation A1 3-Sep-2004
Homer Township Homer Approves Upgrades to Donated Fire Truck A3 3-Sep-2004
Dioxin Brief Filed in Support of Medical Monitoring A3 3-Sep-2004
Art & Artists Clare Steps Back in Time with Depression WPA Art Tour A3 3-Sep-2004
Mid-Mich Comm College New MMCC Center Ends 8-Year Wait A3 3-Sep-2004
Homer Township Family Offers to Demolish Abandoned Homer Fire Hall A1 4-Sep-2004
Charities & Benefits Eat Your Heart Out' Ups Donations by 10 Percent A1 4-Sep-2004
Business-Midland Chemical Bank Brings Its Services to Colonial Villa A3 4-Sep-2004
Real Estate Subdivision Could Change Township's Character (Hope) A3 4-Sep-2004
Business Deadline Extended in Sale of Monitor Sugar A5 4-Sep-2004
Churches Annual Vepers Series to Begin This Month A7 4-Sep-2004
Midland County Fairgrounds Fair Memories Insert 4-Sep-2004
Economy Clare, Gladwin Counties Bear Brunt of Lagging Economy A1 5-Sep-2004
Dioxin Silence Isn't Golden, Residents Believe: Three Months Pass A1 5-Sep-2004
Saginaw Valley State Univ SVSU Race Car Team Draws Praise A3 5-Sep-2004
Art & Artists Clare Honoring WPA Artwork A3 5-Sep-2004
Dow Chemical Dow Honored for Role in Hazardous Waste Programs A7 5-Sep-2004
Health & Safety Program to Help Reduce Diabetes Risk A7 5-Sep-2004
Clubs & Organizations Sanford Lions Will Be Busy on Founders Day A8 5-Sep-2004
Charities & Benefits Midland Area Bicyclists Help Out Make-A-Wish C5 5-Sep-2004
Clubs & Organizations Sanford Lions Paint Church for Community's Hist Society B1 5-Sep-2004
Awards & Prizes Applications Sought for Spirit Awards B1 5-Sep-2004
Awards & Prizes Dow High Student is Sept Winner of A-Team Program B1 5-Sep-2004
Events Series on Poverty to Continue at Memorial Presbyterian B1 5-Sep-2004
Agriculture Micland County Residents Attend Land Use Conference B1 5-Sep-2004
Track & Field Family Runs Crim Together D7 5-Sep-2004
Military Labors Days: 1460th Soldier Returns to His Civilian Job A1 6-Sep-2004
Michigan Mobile State Office Will Help Students Register to Vote A1 6-Sep-2004
Business-Midland Circle Business Group Official A3 6-Sep-2004
Elections-National Laura Bush Coming to Saginaw Thursday A1 7-Sep-2004
Holidays Friends Gather for Annual Walk A1 7-Sep-2004
History-Midland Insurance Agency Will Celebrate Heritage (Arbury) A3 7-Sep-2004
Midland-Civic Arena City Seeks Input on Arena's Future A1 8-Sep-2004
Prisons & Prisoners-Midland Jail Talk Starting Again A1 8-Sep-2004
Midland County County Again Accepts Title X Money for Health Dept A1 8-Sep-2004
Barstow Airport Fewer Flights At Barstow Airport Seen This Summer A1 8-Sep-2004
Health & Safety Teen Overdoses: Responders Called to School A2 8-Sep-2004
Fish & Fishing Fishing Free: Determined Angler Inspires Accible Platform A3 8-Sep-2004
Elections-National Laura Bush to Tour Company with Women in Key Roles A3 8-Sep-2004
Elections-National 70 Heard Laura Bush Speak in Midland in 1999 A3 8-Sep-2004
Real Estate Auburn Pushes for Building New Subdivision A3 8-Sep-2004
Midland Center for the Arts Tiknis Leaving MCFTA A1 9-Sep-2004
Biography-Midland Judge Schuette: Midlander Striving to Balance Work.. A1 9-Sep-2004
Midland Downtown Dev Auth DDA Eyes Ways to Extend Use of Farmers Market A1 9-Sep-2004
Saginaw Valley State Univ SVSU, MSU, GVSU Get Tighter Tuition Cap A1 9-Sep-2004
Dioxin Cherry Asks for Patience from Residents Along Tittabaw.. A3 9-Sep-2004
Obituaries-Midland Bernard Bailey Dies at 84 A3 9-Sep-2004
Health & Safety In an Emergency: Area Media Take Part in HAZMAT.. A3 9-Sep-2004
Midland Theatre Guild Theatre Guild Opens Season with a Fast-Paced Farce B1 9-Sep-2004
Entertainment The Boys' Offers Audience Chance to Learn B1 9-Sep-2004
Hunting Locals Part of Bowhunting's Evolution into Major Pursuit B6 9-Sep-2004
Dioxin Group Launches Campaign for Clean Watershed A1 10-Sep-2004
Fire-Midland County They Lost Everything' (Robert Libby-Larkin Twp) A1 10-Sep-2004
Midland-Parks & Recreation Picnic Shelter Fees Under Study for 2005 A1 10-Sep-2004
Events Founder's Day Schedule Will Keep People Busy A3 10-Sep-2004
Elections-National Midlanders Meet Laura Bush A3 10-Sep-2004
Roads Bridge on 7 Mile in Sanford Reopens A3 10-Sep-2004
Teachers & Teaching Rah, Rau! (Betsy Rau, Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year) A1 11-Sep-2004
Weather Three Tell Stories of Hurricanes, Heroism A1 11-Sep-2004
Law Enforcement D.A.R.E. Officer Removed from Program A1 11-Sep-2004
Central Mich University New CMU Residence Halls to End Overcrowding A1 11-Sep-2004
Senior Citizens Seniors More Likely to Be Fraud Victims, Expert Says A3 11-Sep-2004
Obituaries-Midland People Remember Former County Magistrate (Ed Rinn) A3 11-Sep-2004
Biography-Midland Grandmother, Grandson Hand Out of Airplane (Hickman) A3 11-Sep-2004
Dow Chemical Dow Declares Dividend A7 11-Sep-2004
Churches Church to Celebrate Anniversary (Good Shepard Lutheran) A8 11-Sep-2004
Military 1460th Lauded for Call to Duty A1 12-Sep-2004
Central Mich University CMU Attempts to Spark Student Interest in Voting, Politics A1 12-Sep-2004
Midland Public Schools Board to Hear of Legacy Center's Effort A3 12-Sep-2004
Fire-Midland Family Escapes Saturday Fire (Waldo) A3 12-Sep-2004
Midland Theatre Guild Theatre Guild's 'Don't Dress for Dinner' Good Entertainment A3 12-Sep-2004
Business Planned Merger Involving Monitor Sugar Moves Forward A7 12-Sep-2004
Business-Midland Shaving Grace: A Barbershop Shave… (Ted's Barber Shop) C1 12-Sep-2004
Clubs & Organizations From Midland to Washington: 4-H Youth & Leaders Tour C5 12-Sep-2004
Charities & Benefits UW Ready to Begin: $4.2 Million Campaign Kickoff A1 13-Sep-2004
Gun Control Camp Not Among Backers of Assault Weapon Ban A1 13-Sep-2004
History-Midland County Part of Our History': Old Chapel Comes to Life A1 13-Sep-2004
Nature Emerald Borer Epidemic Could Be Bigger Than Dutch Elm A1 13-Sep-2004
Families New Program Seeks to Help Fathers A3 13-Sep-2004
Michigan Eight Michigan Lawmakers Support Overturning Overtime.. A3 13-Sep-2004
Midland Mall Video Game Display Upsets Mallgoer A3 13-Sep-2004
Delta College Delta Hosting Debate 2004 A3 13-Sep-2004
Dioxin Dioxin Warning Issued: Agencies: Eating Deer, Turkey.. A1 14-Sep-2004
Hunting Officials Ponder Lower Hunting Age A1 14-Sep-2004
Holidays Blast of Shofar, New Year for Jews A1 14-Sep-2004
Business-Midland Taco Bell Gets Its Curb Cut A1 14-Sep-2004
Roads Meridian Road Detour Can Prove Tricky A1 14-Sep-2004
Military Peace Organization Gathering to Mourn 1000 Soldier A3 14-Sep-2004
Davenport University Davenport Degree Aims to Keep Tech Jobs in Michigan A3 14-Sep-2004
Events Spiffy' Cars to Adorn Main Street A3 14-Sep-2004
Midland Public Schools MPS Board Discusses Staff's Summer Work 2004-05 Year A3 14-Sep-2004
Midland-Business Midland Company Expands Secure Wireless Service A6 14-Sep-2004
Dow Chemical Dow Taiwan Victim of Espionage A1 15-Sep-2004
Dow Chemical Saginaw Event Center Named After Dow A1 15-Sep-2004
Nature Sick Sycamores: Diseased Trees Removed by the City A1 15-Sep-2004
Prisons & Prisoners-Midland County Jail: Where Do We Go From Here A1 15-Sep-2004
Real Estate Rapanos Backs Off on Plan to Develop Condos on Saginaw A1 15-Sep-2004
Law Enforcement Police Start Program to Advise Bar Owners A3 15-Sep-2004
Whiting Forest Whiting Forest Center Opens Sept 23 A3 15-Sep-2004
Dioxin Dioxin Update Expected to be Hashed Out Today A3 15-Sep-2004
History-Midland Midland Remembers:Phillips-Burkey-Williams Family, #2 A6 15-Sep-2004
Hockey Falardeau Signs with Rangers B1 15-Sep-2004
Dow Gardens Dow Gardens Representative is Speaker B5 15-Sep-2004
Awards & Prizes Four Teens Recognized with Silver Awards (Girl Scouts) B5 15-Sep-2004
Weather These People Need a Lot of Prayers':Midlanders Helping.. A1 16-Sep-2004
Coleman Comm Schools Coleman Bond Vote Monday A1 16-Sep-2004
Dow Chemical Difficult & Delicate (glassblowers) A1 16-Sep-2004
Education Colleges Hit Record Enrollment A1 16-Sep-2004
Events Hispanic Heritage Month Begins, Area Colleges Create.. A1 16-Sep-2004
Dioxin More Time Needed for Dioxin Plan, Officials A3 16-Sep-2004
Nature Ash Tree Decline Not a Reason to Panic A3 16-Sep-2004
Homer Township Homer Drops Extra Monthly Meeting A3 16-Sep-2004
Events Grief Can Be Managed, Speaker Relates A3 16-Sep-2004
Music & Musicians Band Member: We're Ambassadors for Scottish Music B1 16-Sep-2004
Music & Musicians Tannahill Weavers Return B1 16-Sep-2004
Midland Center for the Arts Broadway Favorites a la Cabaret B1 16-Sep-2004
Events Classical Indian Program Sept 26 at Dow Library B2 16-Sep-2004
Events Sanford Eagles Help Clean Road, Plan Spaghetti Dinner C4 16-Sep-2004
MidMichigan Medical Center MidMich Med Center Honors 2004 Distinquished Supporters C5 16-Sep-2004
Midland Area Chamber Texan Hired to Lead Chamber A1 17-Sep-2004
Chippewa Nature Center CNC to Seek Public Support for New Trail A1 17-Sep-2004
Charities & Benefits Drive to Raise $4.2 Million Begins A1 17-Sep-2004
Events Balloon Fest Takes Off A1 17-Sep-2004
Art & Artists Midland Potter Among 100 Artists at Plymouth Park Fair A1 17-Sep-2004
Foundations Midland Area Community Foundation Awards $25,000 A2 17-Sep-2004
Williams Township Williams Township Celebrating 150th Anniversary A3 17-Sep-2004
Midland-Fire Department Foam with Ease: Midland's Shiny New Truck Offers.. A3 17-Sep-2004
Fish & Fishing New Snaford Fishing Platform Prompts Discussion A3 17-Sep-2004
Military Peaceful Group Protests War A3 17-Sep-2004
Crime Area Man Charged in Death of Infant A1 18-Sep-2004
Elections-National Camp, Huckleberry to Debate on Oct 21 A1 18-Sep-2004
Events Memories: Cruise 'N Car Show Continues Downtown Today A1 18-Sep-2004
Events On Cloud 9: Balloon Trips Turns into Wedding Proposal A1 18-Sep-2004
Events Balloon Pilots Visit Midland Schools A2 18-Sep-2004
Williams Township Williams Township History Traced A3 18-Sep-2004
Meridian Public Schools Meridian School Audit Clean A3 18-Sep-2004
Elections-National Theft Backfires: Kerry Sign Gets Bigger A3 18-Sep-2004
Elections-Michigan Disabled People's Votes Sought by Candidates for State.. A3 18-Sep-2004
Grace A. Dow Mem Library Grand Opening Set for Library Coffee Shop A3 18-Sep-2004
Midland-Civic Arena Groundbreaking Ceremony Set for New Civic Arena A3 18-Sep-2004
Churches Free Methodist Has New Pastors A10 18-Sep-2004
Delta College Delta College Millage Campaign Kicks Off A1 19-Sep-2004
Central Mich University Filmmaker Michael Moore to Speak at CMU A1 19-Sep-2004
West Midland Family Center West Midland Family Center Receives Grant A2 19-Sep-2004
Hope Township Speeding Cars a Concern in Hope A3 19-Sep-2004
Midland Music Society Cabaret Series Debuts with Fun, Energetic Performance A3 19-Sep-2004
Chippewa Nature Center BioBlitz Ends with Speaker A3 19-Sep-2004
Accidents Bay County Man Dies in Crash A3 19-Sep-2004
Business-Midland Midland Speedway Manager in TV Ads B1 19-Sep-2004
Grace A. Dow Mem Library This Week, Fall into the Web B1 19-Sep-2004
Art & Artists Be the Bead (Midland Beading Guild) C1 19-Sep-2004
Crime-Midland Police Seek Robber A1 20-Sep-2004
Midland County-Courthouse Courthouse Future to Be Debated A1 20-Sep-2004
Charities & Benefits Qualaity Care at Quality Time (Quality Care Daycare) A1 20-Sep-2004
Elections Youth Voter Registration surges Nationwide: Program Local A1 20-Sep-2004
Buildings Midland Developer Restoring Mt Pleasant Building A3 20-Sep-2004
Coleman Comm Schools Voters Say 'Yes' to Coleman School Bond Proposal A1 21-Sep-2004
Crime-Midland Armed Robbers Remain at Large A1 21-Sep-2004
Accidents-Midland Trail Cyclist Dies of Injuries A1 21-Sep-2004
Midland-Civic Arena Bulding Ice: Ceremonial Groundbreaking for New Arena A1 21-Sep-2004
Midland Public Schools Millage Renewal Midland Public's Top Goal A3 21-Sep-2004
Elections Students Hope to Spark Voting Interest A3 21-Sep-2004
Midland Public Schools More Parents Ferrying Students A3 21-Sep-2004
Jerome Township Jerome Township Board Seeks New Member A3 21-Sep-2004
Dow Corning Demand Jumps for Dow Corning Silicon Products A1 22-Sep-2004
Midland County Road Patrol, Parks Face Cuts? A1 22-Sep-2004
Business-Midland Outback Steakhouse Purchases Midland's Chi Chi's A1 22-Sep-2004
Clubs & Organizations Michigan Quilt Network to Hold Show, Meeting in Midland A3 22-Sep-2004
Bullock Creek Schools Bullock Creek Could Have New Superintendent in March A3 22-Sep-2004
Events Memories from Balloon Trip Will Last a Lifetime A3 22-Sep-2004
Clubs & Organizations Entry Level Amateur Radio Classes Set B5 22-Sep-2004
Business Altria Official to Address Econ Club B9 22-Sep-2004
Midland County-Courthouse More Time Sought: CourtHouse Focus Groups Has Mtg A1 23-Sep-2004
Accidents Man Dies When Hit on I-75 A1 23-Sep-2004
Michigan-Budget County Tax Shift on Way to Granholm A1 23-Sep-2004
Northwood University Northwood Univ Helps New Students Call Midland Home A1 23-Sep-2004
Soccer Midland Soccer Club Hearing Held A1 23-Sep-2004
Accidents-Midland Midland Boy Hurt When He Falls Off Car Hood A1 23-Sep-2004
Grace A. Dow Mem Library Cheerful Conversation Runneth Over (Coffee Bar Grand Open) A3 23-Sep-2004
Elections Candidates Spar Over Pay Raise A3 23-Sep-2004
Charities & Benefits Benefit Planned for Family (Keeley) A3 23-Sep-2004
Midland Conservation Dist Conservation District Staff to Dedicate New Building A3 23-Sep-2004
Events PFLAG Interim Director to Speak in Midland A5 23-Sep-2004
Art & Artists Fall Arts Insert 23-Sep-2004
Midland County-Courthouse Consensus Reached on Courthouse A1 24-Sep-2004
Fire-Midland County Starting Over: Family Thankful (Robert Libby) A1 24-Sep-2004
Sanford Lake Village Appealing Lake Board's Weed Assessment A3 24-Sep-2004
Midland Council Get GIS Overview A3 24-Sep-2004
Events Spice Up the Weekend (6th Annual Chili Taste-Off) A3 24-Sep-2004
Events Emergency Services Director Part of Auto Run for Charity A3 24-Sep-2004
Charities & Benefits Red Cross Needs Volunteers, Money (Florida-hurricanes) A1 25-Sep-2004
Economy Tri-Cities Jobless Rate Down in August, Still Above State A1 25-Sep-2004
Dow Chemical Implant Makers Will Pay $11.3M: Union Carbide Among.. A1 25-Sep-2004
Sanford Lake Lakefront Residents Asked to Ease Use of Fertilizer A1 25-Sep-2004
Midland County County Approves Agreements to Treat Criminal Offenders A3 25-Sep-2004
Senior Citizens What's THIS For? Seniors Swap Stories of Old Stuff A3 25-Sep-2004
Drunk Driving Woman Sentenced for Drunken Driving Accident A3 25-Sep-2004
Meridian Public Schools Meridian Has Spirit A12 25-Sep-2004
Dow Corning First Phase of DC Tax Appeal Decided A1 26-Sep-2004
Midland First Phase of DC Tax Appeal Decided A1 26-Sep-2004
Events Hot Time Downtown (6th Annual Chili Taste-Off) A1 26-Sep-2004
Students Seven Students Semifinalists in National Merit Competition A3 26-Sep-2004
Chippewa Nature Center Walk in the Woods: CNC Raises Money for Alzheimer's A3 26-Sep-2004
History Landmark Status Give to Roethke House A3 26-Sep-2004
Art & Artists There is a Beautiful Bowl Inside This Log' (Gordon Goulding) A6 26-Sep-2004
Foundations Zastrow Chares His Talent with Others Through Foundation C1 26-Sep-2004
Charities & Benefits Swath of Destruction: Local Red Cross Continues to Help A1 27-Sep-2004
Bicycles & Bicycle Trails BMX Power: Cyclists Working Hard to Get New Track.. A1 27-Sep-2004
Dioxin State to Check Saginaw River, Bay for Dioxin A1 27-Sep-2004
Crime Bank Robberies Booming in State A1 27-Sep-2004
Central Mich University Garrison Keillor to Spin Tales at CMU in November A3 27-Sep-2004
Midland Public Schools Improvement Projects on Midland Public Agenda A3 27-Sep-2004
Shelterhouse Safe Haven: Shelterhouse Provides Safety and Education A3 27-Sep-2004
Water Water System Failure a Concern A1 28-Sep-2004
Law Enforcement Donker a Finalist for U.S. Attorney Position A1 28-Sep-2004
Central Mich University Moore Urges CMU 'Slackers' to Vote A1 28-Sep-2004
Crime Anderson to be Sentenced Today A1 28-Sep-2004
Midland Public Schools Audit Report Puts Midland School Officials Off Balance A1 28-Sep-2004
Coleman Comm Schools Coleman Schools Settle Contracts with Teachers, Support A3 28-Sep-2004
Midland Public Schools Construction Work Approved for Midland High Schools A3 28-Sep-2004
Crime Coleman Firefighter Talks About Experience with Anderson A3 28-Sep-2004
Crime Dog Handler Sentenced to Prison A1 29-Sep-2004
Midland Council Wants Input on Money Matters A1 29-Sep-2004
Accidents-Midland County Woman in Critical Condition (Christina Joy Fisher) A1 29-Sep-2004
Saginaw Valley State Univ Panelists Largely Oppose Proposition 2 A1 29-Sep-2004
Midland County Judge Tells Board of Teen Thriving with Mentor A3 29-Sep-2004
Elections-National Former Navy Colleague Stumps for Kerry in Midland Area A3 29-Sep-2004
Elections On the Books, While Hitting the Books (Voter Registration) A3 29-Sep-2004
Obituaries-Midland Retired DC Executive Dies at 89 A3 29-Sep-2004
Crime-Midland Armed Robbery Suspects Caught A3 29-Sep-2004
Dow Corning Dow Corning, Home Builders Provide Slide at Sugnet B10 29-Sep-2004
Elections Signs Turn Up Missing: Bush, Kerry Signs Popular Targets A1 30-Sep-2004
Mid-Mich Comm College MMCC Millage Request Rejected A1 30-Sep-2004
Charities & Benefits Army's Medlock: Florida's Need is Great A1 30-Sep-2004
Clubs & Organizations Nature's Bounty: Youths Learn..Pumpkins (4-H, Arnold Ctr) A1 30-Sep-2004
Little Forks Conservancy Little Forks Buys Property Near Averill Preserve A2 30-Sep-2004
Barstow Airport Old Planes and New at Barstow Airport Saturday A3 30-Sep-2004
Charities & Benefits For 25 Years, Midlanders Has Walked for Hunger (CROP) A3 30-Sep-2004
Students Sound of Silence: Dow Student Selected (Celine Saucier) A3 30-Sep-2004
Charities & Benefits Family, Friends of Clare Deputy Killed Plan Fundraiser A3 30-Sep-2004
Music & Musicians Faith Works: Big Name Christian Acts Come to Midland B1 30-Sep-2004
Music & Musicians Chapman, Tomlin, Casting Crowns in Saginaw B1 30-Sep-2004
Clubs & Organizations Red Cross Chapter Celebrates 87 Years of Service to Area B6 30-Sep-2004
Events Youth Violence Summit Planned for Next Week B6 30-Sep-2004
Business-Midland Freeland Suzuki Dealer Opening Midland Store C8 30-Sep-2004