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Posted on: March 5, 2021

City to Live Stream Mayor's 2021 State of the City Address

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March 5, 2021 – In partnership with the Midland Business Alliance, the City of Midland and the MCTV Network will live stream Mayor Maureen Donker’s virtual 2021 State of the City update on YouTube on Wednesday, March 10 at 11 ...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

City Earns Keep America Beautiful President's Circle Award

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March 5, 2021 – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, has presented the City of Midland with its 2020 President’s Circle Award. The President&...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Registration Open for Midland Girls Softball League

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March 5, 2021 – Midland Girls Softball League (MGSL), in collaboration with the Midland Parks and Recreation Department, has announced dates for spring girls' softball registration.  

The MGSL spring season is a recreat...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Parks Announces Adult Softball Registration Deadlines

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February 26, 2021 – Team registration for the 2021 Midland softball season is taking place now through Friday, April 2 for slow pitch teams and Thursday, April 29 for fast pitch and modified teams.  Team registration fees will ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Downtown Midland to Host Meet Your Merchants March 20

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February 22, 2021 - The Midland Downtown Business Association will host Meet Your Merchants on Saturday, March 20 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. This event is a chance for the community to discover who makes Downtown Midland so unique!

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Online Ordering Now Available for Refuse, Yard Waste Items

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February 19, 2021 City of Midland residents can now order and purchase City of Midland refuse bins, yard waste bins, and yard waste bin and compost bag stickers online through the Department of Public Services (DPS) website and have them delive...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Saturday Hours Resume at Landfill March 6

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February 19, 2021 – The City of Midland Sanitary Landfill resumes Saturday morning operations beginning March 6, 2021.

The Landfill will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. until noon on Saturdays from March 6 through November 27, 2021....

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

City Closes Boat Launches Due to Upstream Dam Work

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February 19, 2021 – Out of an abundance of caution, the City of Midland Parks and Recreation has closed the Bob G. Caldwell Municipal Boat Launch and Golfside Drive Boat Launch until further notice due to scheduled work at the Edenville...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

City Announces Spring/Summer 2021 Construction Schedule

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February 19, 2021 – The City of Midland Engineering Department is ramping up for another busy construction season in 2021 with a variety of street reconstruction, resurfacing, and water main replacement projects on this year’s...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Midland County Officials Urge Residents to Stay Off Tittabawassee River

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February 18, 2021 - On Wednesday, February 24, 2021, work crews will begin lowering the Tobacco River spillway at the Edenville Dam, bringing down water levels behind the dam structure. As the flow of water changes, dangerous and unstable ice con...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

City Launches New Podcast on Buttles & Indian Improvements

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February 18, 2021 – The City of Midland has launched a new audio and video podcast to talk about all things related to the upcoming Buttles Street redesign and reconstruction, with its first episode dropping today. 

 

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

We Hear You Coalition Launches Racial & Ethnic Inequity Survey

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February 12, 2021 – Midland County residents are encouraged to share their experiences with racial and ethnic inequity and local law enforcement via an online survey by the We Hear You Coalition.

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Board of Review to Hear Property Tax Assessment Appeals

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 February 12, 2021 – The Midland Board of Review will hear property assessment appeals Monday, March 8 through Thursday, March 11 at Midland City Hall, 333 W. Ellsworth Street and by virtual video conference conducted via Zoom....

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Apply for a Circle Community Garden Plot

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February 5, 2021 – The City of Midland will begin accepting applications on Monday, February 8 for gardening plots at the Circle Community Garden, located at the intersection of Edwin and Cambridge streets.  

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

MCTV Now Streaming on Roku, Apple TV, & Web

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 February 5, 2021 – Residents can now stream local, original content from the MCTV Network on their Roku or Apple TV streaming devices! Users of these services can search and install the MCTV Network app on their devices to gai...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

February Media Creator Workshops at the MCTV Network

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February 5, 2021 – The Midland Community Television (MCTV) Network is offering media creator workshops to residents and nonprofit organizations located in Midland County. At these workshops, attendees will learn how MCTV can help share ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Residents Advised of Phone Scam for COVID-19 Vaccination

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January 25, 2021 – The Midland Police Department (MPD) has learned that several elderly residents have received a call from an individual claiming to represent the Midland County Department of Public Health and asking the recipient to provide pe...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Winter 2020 Tax Deadline is Tuesday February 16

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January 22, 2021 – The City of Midland reminds property owners that the last day for payment of Winter 2020 taxes, without penalty, is Tuesday, February 16, 2021.

Winter tax bills may be paid by cash or check at the Midland City Treasure...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Parks & Recreation Presents 'The Grand Experience' This Fall

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January 15, 2021 - Midland Parks and Recreation, in partnership with mParks (Michigan Recreation and Park Association) announces the tenth-annual all-inclusive travel experience to the historic Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.  

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Adopt a Fire Hydrant This Winter

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January 15, 2021 – The City of Midland asks residents to help their Fire & Water departments work by “adopting” the fire hydrant closest to their home or business to keep it free of snow during the winter season.

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Final Public Input on Buttles Street Road Diet Set for January 11

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January 7, 2021 - The City of Midland will provide one final opportunity for Midland residents and M-20 corridor users to share public input on the future vision of Buttles Street at the Midland City Council meeting scheduled for Monday, January 11 at 7 p...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Residents Reminded to Keep Recycling Magnets through 2023

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January 8, 2021 – With the 2021 recycling collection schedule now underway, City of Midland residents are reminded to keep the recycling magnets mailed to homes in June 2020. These magnet calendars contain residents’ recycling...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

MCTV Honors 2020 Media Creators at Virtual Honors Night

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January 8, 2021 – In accordance with COVID-19 prevention guidelines, MCTV cancelled its annual Honors Night recognition banquet in November 2020 – but staff is still celebrating the community members who created local content ...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Downtown Parking Enforcement Resumes January 6

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December 30, 2020 –   Beginning Wednesday, January 6, on-street parking and permit parking enforcement will resume in Downtown Midland.  On and after this date, vehicles will be ticketed for violating designated three-hour park...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Dispose of Christmas Trees during Heavy Item & Brush Collection

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December 18, 2020 – When it’s time to wrap up the holiday season, Midland residents can dispose of their Christmas trees by placing it at the curb on their monthly heavy item collection day. 

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

DDA Hires Farley as Downtown Events Coordinator

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December 15, 2020 – The City of Midland and the Midland Downtown Development Authority are pleased to announce the hiring of Melissa Farley as the DDA’s downtown events coordinator.  

In this role, Farley will oversee the planning and execution of...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

City Forest Chalet, Operations to Remain Closed for Winter

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December 11, 2020 – Out of an abundance of caution amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, City of Midland Parks and Recreation will not open Midland City Forest for winter operations during the winter 2020 season. 

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Leave Snow Plowing to the City This Winter

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December 11, 2020 – With winter weather looming, the City of Midland asks residents to please leave the snow plowing to the experts!

Residents are discouraged from plowing snow on a public street for a number of reasons. City Department ...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Yard Waste Collection Ends for Season December 11

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December 2, 2020 – With winter weather just around the corner, it’s time to trade in leaf rakes for snow shovels – and that means the end of yard waste collection for the year! Yard waste collection in bins and Kraft...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

City Mails Winter 2020 Tax Notices

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November 25, 2020 – The City of Midland will mail winter tax notices the first week in December.  

Winter taxes are due and payable, without penalty or interest, from December 1, 2020 through February 16, 2021.  Propert...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

On-street Parking: Rules of the Road

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November 6, 2020 – If you plan on having a houseful over the holidays and need to use on-street parking, please keep in mind these rules of the road: 

  • Parking on streets within the City is not allowed between 3 and 6 a.m. If you&rsqu...
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Posted on: October 30, 2020

City Resumes Water Shutoffs Due to Non-payment

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October 30, 2020 – In accordance with recent updates to executive orders and directives during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Midland will resume issuing water shutoffs due to non-payment effective Monday, November 2.

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

2021 Citizens Academy Canceled Due to COVID-19

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October 30, 2020 – Out of an abundance of caution amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Midland has canceled its 2021 Citizens Academy. 

The 10-week course, which provides residents with a behind-the-scenes look at loc...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Hollingsworth, Seibert Named 2020 Police, Firefighter of Year

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October 23, 2020  Two dedicated team members from the City of Midland were recently selected as the 2020 Carl and Esther Gerstacker Police and Firefighter of the Year award winners. Midland Police Department Officer Ty...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

City Receives USDA Grant for Center City Redevelopment

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October 21, 2020 – The City of Midland has announced its receipt of a $190,000 Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG) from the United States Department of Agricultu...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

City Receives Grants for Miracle Field, Library, Riverside Place

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October 5, 2020 – The City of Midland has announced its receipt of over $2.75 million in grant funds from The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation to be used for renovations at Riverside Place, construction of the Midland Miracle Field...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Keep Waterways Clean & Debris-Free

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October 1, 2020 – As Midland moves into autumn, the City of Midland reminds residents to help keep our local waterways clean and free of garbage and pollutants.  

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

MPD Announces Name, Start Date for New K9

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September 11, 2020 – Following a community naming contest and several months of offsite training and preparations, the Midland Police Department (MPD) is excited to introduce residents to its newest officer: K9 LEO.

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

City Hires Wyatt for Community Development Planner Role

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September 1, 2020 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce the hiring of Tom Wyatt as the City’s new community development planner.

In this role, Wyatt will serve as the administrator of the Community Development Block Grant program...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

New Digital Tool Helps Residents Know What to Recycle

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August 14, 2020 City of Midland residents now have access to a free digital search tool that provides information about what items can be recycled, thrown out, reused, donated, or disposed of at the City’s Sanitary Landfill....

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

City Mails Updated Recycling Schedules, Info to Residents

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June 26, 2020 – The City of Midland has mailed recycling schedule magnets and updated recycling information to City residents good through June 2023.

The City’s new recycling contract with Republic Services has eliminated #3 an...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Midland Fire Department Receives Sensory Kit Donations

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June 19, 2020 – The Midland Fire Department has received a generous donation of five (5) Carter Kits™ Sensory Bags from Fisher Companies that will assist the department in helping children with special needs during traumatic e...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Update on Notice of Sanitary Sewer Overflow

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June 12, 2020  The City of Midland Wastewater Plant has notified the public that the ongoing sanitary sewer overflow related to the May 19, 2020 flooding event has ended. The overflow resulted in the discharge of approximately...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Midland County Damage Assessment Report Submitted to State

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June 8, 2020 - The results of the flooding event that began on May 18, 2020 have been catastrophic for Midland County residents, businesses and non-profit agencies.

Preliminary Damage assessments have been submitted for nearly 2500 homes, business...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - June 5, 3 p.m.

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New Phone Number for American Red Cross Long-Term Shelter Needs

Residents who are still displaced from their homes and have long-term sheltering needs should be advised that a new phone number is available to call for assistance.

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Mental Health Resources Available for Midland County

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June 2, 2020 - Community Mental Health for Central Michigan (CMHCM) is offering a variety of services to its communities via telephone and teletherapy options during this challenging time. In addition to existing service, CMHCM is now offering sh...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - June 2, 5 p.m.

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June 2, 2020 - Thunderstorms are likely between midnight and 7 a.m. on Wednesday morning. Damaging wind gusts up to 60 mph, hail up to one (1) inch in diameter, and heavy rainfall are possible. Rainfall in excess of 1 inch will also be possible. ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Additional Vaccine Clinics Planned for Midland County

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June 2, 2020 - The Midland County Department of Public Health will be hosting additional vaccine clinics to provide vaccinations that can protect residents in the event they are injured while working in flood-contaminated areas. Injuries sustaine...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Well Testing Kits for Residents with Flooded Groundwater Wells

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June 2, 2020 - Midland County residents whose groundwater wells were impacted by flood waters should have their water tested to ensure it was not contaminated. Flood waters can contain numerous pathogens, chemicals, and other materials that can m...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Critical Information for Repair, Rebuilding in the Floodplain

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June 1, 2020 -  As Midland County moves into the rebuilding phase of flood recovery, it is imperative to know the requirements for construction permits and inspections for flood-damaged properties and infrastructure.

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Posted on: May 31, 2020

Future Flood Preparedness Following 2020 Flooding

The Tittabawassee Ribver floods the Tridge area in downtown Midland

May 30, 2020 - Due to recent dam failures, the path, flow, rise, and forecasting of the Tittabawassee River have changed along with the ability to accurately predict when specific areas will flood.

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Building Department Provides Guidance for Condemned Property Owners

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May 29, 2020 – The City of Midland is providing guidance to property owners whose homes or buildings have been condemned due to structural damage sustained during the recent flooding event.

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 29, 6 p.m.

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May 29, 2020, 6:00 p.m. - As rain showers leave the area late Friday night early Saturday morning, chance of precipitation falls significantly for the remainder of the weekend. Following are updates related to flood recovery resources and activit...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 28, 6:30 p.m.

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May 28, 2020, 6:30 p.m. - Rain showers are expected overnight on Thursday into Friday morning with less than one (1) inch of precipitation expected. Pop-up storms may produce heavy rainfall at times but are not expected to be severe. COVID-19 Mas...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 27, 6 pm

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May 27, 2020 - A narrow band of heavy rain is possible over portions of the central Great Lakes region Thursday through Thursday night. At this time, 1 to up to 2 inches of precipitation is expected, mainly northwest of the area, but potentially ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 26, 7 p.m.

The Tittabawassee Ribver floods the Tridge area in downtown Midland

May 26, 2020 - As of 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, the Tittabawassee River level was 14.84 feet and receding. This is below the flood stage of 24 feet.

Temperatures over the next several days will see highs from 85 to 90 degrees with modest levels of...

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Posted on: May 25, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 25, 6:30 p.m.

The Tittabawassee Ribver floods the Tridge area in downtown Midland

May 25, 2020 - As of 5:45 p.m. Monday, May 25, the Tittabawassee River level was 15.95 feet and receding. This is below the flood stage of 24 feet.

Temperatures over the next several days will see highs from 85 to 90 degrees with modest levels of humidity ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2020

Guidance for Water Removal from Basements

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May 25, 2020 - It is recommended that water not be pumped from flooded basements without first consulting a licensed building contractor or licensed restoration company.  Grounds surrounding basement walls in flood-affected areas are sti...

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Posted on: May 24, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 24, 5 p.m.

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May 24, 2020, 6 p.m. - As of 4:15 p.m. Sunday, May 24, the Tittabawassee River level was 17.52 feet and receding. This is below the flood stage of 24 feet.

Midland County Damage Assessment

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Posted on: May 23, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 23, 7:30 p.m.

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May 23, 2020, 7:30 p.m. - As of 6 p.m. Saturday, May 23, the Tittabawassee River level was 20.17 feet and receding. This is below the flood stage of 24 feet.

Additional precipitation of one-tenth to one-quarter inch is expected tonight between 2 a...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Update on Temporary Housing Options for Displaced Residents

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May 22, 2020 - Shelters remain open at Midland High School, West Midland Family Center, and North Midland Family Center. In addition, Midland Fairgrounds campgrounds, located at 6905 Eastman Avenue in Midland, is open to displaced families at no ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 21, 9 p.m.

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As of 7 p.m. Thursday, May 21, the Tittabawassee River level was under 30 feet and receding. 

Today President Donald J. Trump signed a federal emergency declaration for Midland County, opening the door for federal resources for Midland County.

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Residents Asked to Report Flood Damages via Online Form

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CONTACT:   Selina Tisdale, City of Midland Public Information Officer                     Bridgette Gransden, County of Midland Public Information ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Press Conference Scheduled re: Ongoing Midland County Flooding

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MEDIA ADVISORYPress Conference re: Ongoing Midland County Flooding ConditionsWednesday, May 20, 2020 – 7:30 p.m.

CONTACT:   Selina Tisdale, City of Midland Public Information Officer          ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 20, 1:45 p.m.

The Tittabawassee Ribver floods the Tridge area in downtown Midland

May 20, 2020, 1:45 p.m. - As of 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, May 20, the Tittabawassee River level is 35.013 feet and rising with an expected crest of 38 feet around 8 p.m. tonight. A flood warning for Midland County remains in effect indefinitely at t...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Press Conference Scheduled re: Ongoing Midland County Flooding (May 21)

The Tittabawassee Ribver floods the Tridge area in downtown Midland

MEDIA ADVISORY

Press Conference re: Ongoing Midland County Flooding Conditions

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 – 2:30 p.m.

CONTACT:     Selina Tisdale, City of Midland Public Information Officer        ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Notice to Public on Sanitary Sewer Overflow - May 19, 2020

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 May 19, 2020  The City of Midland Wastewater Plant has notified the public of an ongoing sanitary sewer overflow event related to current flooding conditions in the City of Midland. The overflow is anticipated to con...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 19, 2020, 12 p.m.

The Tittabawassee Ribver floods the Tridge area in downtown Midland

May 19, 2020 - As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 19, the Tittabawassee River level was 28.46 feet and rising.  The Tittabawassee River is expected to crest at 30.6 feet by 2 a.m. Wednesday, May 20.

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Flood Warning, Rising River Levels in Midland County

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May 18, 2020, 6:30 p.m. - The National Weather Service (NWS) in Detroit has issued a flood warning for Midland County through the morning of Thursday, May 21. At this time, NWS has forecast the Tittabawassee River to crest at 32.4 feet, about 8.4...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Midland Mayor, City Manager Testify Before US House Forum

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May 5, 2020 –  On Monday, May 4, Midland Mayor Maureen Donker and City Manager Brad Kaye testified before a U.S. House of Representatives members’ forum on the Coronavirus Community Relief Act (H.R. 6467), a bipartisan bill th...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

DDA Stimulus Program Raises $87,500 for Downtown

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April 20, 2020 – In just 48 hours, the Raise Up Downtown gift card stimulus program launched by the Midland Downtown Development Authority has raised $87,500 in monetary support for downtown business impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

First COVID-19 Death Confirmed in Midland County

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Contact: Fred Yanoski, MPH Director/Health OfficerOffice: (989) 837-6574

April 7, 2020 - The Midland County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) received notification today of the first local death attributed to COVID-19. The individual was an elde...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Sign Up for City's Permanent Absentee Voter List

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April 3, 2020 – Registered voters in the City of Midland can sign up to cast their vote in upcoming elections without ever leaving their homes by joining the City’s Permanent Absentee Voter List.

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Playgrounds in All City Parks Closed Until Further Notice

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March 30, 2020 – Out of an abundance of caution amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, City of Midland Parks and Recreation has closed the playground equipment in all City of Midland-maintained parks effective immediately until further not...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Parks & Recreation Reaches $50,000 Crowdfunding Campaign Goal for Miracle Field

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March 27, 2020 – City of Midland Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce that the organization is one step closer to building a barrier-free Miracle Field thanks to the generosity of the Midland community.

In February, Parks and Recreation la...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Annual Midland Drinking Water Quality Report Available

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March 27, 2020 – The City of Midland’s 2019 Drinking Water Quality Report is now available online at www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/waterreport.

The Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is intended to update residents on the City&...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Help Keep Waterways Clean & Debris- Free

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March 27, 2020 – The City of Midland reminds residents to help keep our local waterways clean and free of garbage and pollutants.

In addition to being a violation of the City’s Code of Ordinances, dumping materials into waterwa...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Currie Municipal Golf Course Manager Named “General Manager of the Year”

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March 20, 2020 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Currie Municipal Golf Course General Manager and Director of Operations Paul Milholland has been named the 2019 Central Region General Manager of the Year by Billy Casper Golf (BCG...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

First Positive COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Midland County

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Contact: Fred Yanoski, MPH Director/Health OfficerOffice: (989) 837-6574

March 19, 2020 - Laboratory testing has identified Midland County’s first positive case for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual is an adult female wit...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Midland Citizens Academy Graduates 25 New Participants

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March 13, 2020 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that the 14th class of the annual Citizens Academy has graduated! Twenty-five residents attended an informal graduation ceremony in Council Chambers of Midland City Hall on Wed...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Midland Police Department Receives Michigan Law Enforcement Accreditation

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February 7, 2020 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that the Midland Police Department (MPD) has received accreditation from the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police’s Michigan Law Enforcement Accreditation Commi...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Parks & Recreation Receives $300K Grant for Miracle Field

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July 12, 2019 – City of Midland Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce that it has received a $300,000 grant from the Charles J. Strosacker Foundation to be used towards construction of the City’s Midland Miracle Field.

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Notice of Changes to Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Service Area

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July 5, 2019 – An upcoming change to the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library’s catalog and check-out software system will limit the availability of free Library cards for residents living outside of the Library’s legal ser...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Residents Reminded of Updates to City Fireworks Ordinance

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May 17, 2019  The City of Midland reminds residents of recent changes made to the City’s fireworks ordinance that mirror new fireworks laws set by the Michigan State Legislature in 2018.

As of April 22, 2019, Section 16-34 of the Code of...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Midland City Councilwoman Brown Wilhelm Elected to Michigan Municipal League Board of Directors

Ward 4 City Councilwoman Diane Brown Wilhelm

October 10, 2018 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Midland City Councilwoman Diane Brown Wilhelm has been elected to the Michigan Municipal League Board of Directors.

Brown Wilhelm was elected to the three-year term durin...

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