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The Chesaning Argonaut

Grain Mill and Dam

The Curious Case of Charles Bostwick

Today we look at the suspiciously brief Chesaning sojourn of barber Charles Bostwick, and what it reveals about an obscure but intriguing corner of Saginaw Valley history, the sensationalist journal known as the Bay City Growler.

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The Chesaning Argus

Chesaning in the News (1877 and Before)

While Chesaning may have had a few newspapers that reported on local happenings, no record has survived from before The Chesaning Argus began its run in October of 1877. Here are a few items that appeared in other sources that provide a glimpse into the early history of our village.

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