Opposition Builds Against Lake Huron Nuclear Dump Site

The clock is ticking down toward an expected decision by the Canadian government on whether to allow a nuclear waste dump near Lake Huron.
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“Up North Trails” offer interactive website

Michigan Trail-goers now have a new resource for accessing trail information in northern Michigan.

Fifty organizations collaborated to create an interactive website called “Up North Trails.” Read more

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Tribe receives grant for a new farmers market pavilion

SCIT4c_smallThe Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has been awarded federal grant money to build a new farmers market pavilion.
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100+ show up to give input on new standardized test

A public hearing on new standardized tests drew a standing room only crowd Wednesday in Lansing.

A public hearing on new standardized tests drew a standing room only crowd Wednesday in Lansing.

Michigan education officials are in the process of finding a new standardized test… again.
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Farm products seized and destroyed in Arenac County

One Mid Michigan food Cooperative is pushing for a change in state rules on the sale of farm foods. This, after they were forced to dump more than 200 gallons of milk and 12-hundred eggs.

Earlier this month a truck from “My Family Co-Op” was stopped in Arenac County, and inspected by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. The inspection resulted in dairy, meat, eggs and honey being seized under state agriculture regulations. Read more

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Traverse City Granted millions to develop near the Boardman River

Visitors and locals in Traverse City can expect to see a new boardwalk taking shape along the Boardman River.
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Schauer economic plan includes bigger clean energy mandate

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The Democratic candidate for governor says he’d solve the impasse in Lansing over road funding if elected, and adopt policies that would result in “tens of thousands” of jobs.
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Saginaw gas line break leaves 325 without service

Impacted areas streets are drawn in red. Covenant HealthCare is also without gas.

Impacted areas streets are drawn in red. Covenant HealthCare is also without gas.


A gas main break in Saginaw Tuesday left around 325 homes and businesses without gas service.
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Loss of federal funding could close some Michigan health centers

gr-40629-1-1 Some Michigan Health Centers could be forced to close if the federal grants funding them are not renewed.
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State superintendent meets with charter authorizers

gr-37439-1-1There was a lengthy meeting Monday between the Michigan Superintendent of Public Instruction and some of the state’s largest charter school authorizers. Its purpose was to review the rules to ensure the independent academies are performing as promised.
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