For more than a decade, a horse ranch in Isabella County has been offering free therapeutic horse riding for children. They’re now extending that service to veterans. Continue reading
Democrats on the house floor in Washington D.C. staged a sit-in on Wednesday to push a vote on stricter gun laws.
Michigan Congressman Dan Kildee from Flint joined the sit in. He said his democratic colleagues simply want a vote. Continue reading
The tour is 45 miles long. Its objective is to increase understanding of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
The state has filed a lawsuit seeking to collect hundreds of (m) millions of dollars in damages from two water engineering firms that did work in Flint.
The hospital will partner with local businesses to provide healthy activities and daily classes, that are open to the public at little or no cost.
Two bills signed into law this week could help keep siblings in foster care together.
We’ve already done some reporting on the bills, but not on the unusual path the bills took to get to Snyder’s desk.
The plan creates a new debt-free Detroit school district. It will focus on educating the district’s 46 thousand students while the old district pays down the old debt.
The bills signed by the governor also return control of the district to a locally elected school board following seven years of state control.
“So I think we’re on a positive path and I look forward to hopefully what that process happen.”
Critics say the Republican plan isn’t up to the task, and only delays the need for another rescue package or the collapse of the district.
The bills were adopted by the Legislature with no support from Democrats, Detroit lawmakers, or the city’s mayor.
Families and advocates will be speaking at the Children’s Association Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day.
The eight Great Lakes states will vote tomorrow (Tue.) on a request by the city of Waukesha-Wisconsin to divert water from Lake Michigan.
Northern Michigan can evoke thoughts of sandy dunes and miles of pristine lake shore, but a German professor has come to study something you may not expect to find here: slave-making ants.
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency says Flint’s water system still faces major problems. EPA chief Gina McCarthy sent a warning letter to Governor Rick Snyder and Flint Mayor Karen Weaver.
Communities around Michigan this week have been remembering those killed in the Florida nightclub shooting.
49 lives were lost at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando Sunday.
Devon Rademacher visited services in Isabella and Midland counties. Continue reading
The US Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed a First Amendment case filed against the Allegan Police Department by a group that tried to stage an anti-Islamic event at a high school. The group was promoting a bill to ban Sharia (shu-REE’-uh) law in Michigan.
The study shows sixty-one percent of adults experience day to day discrimination.
The crash rate of drivers 65 and older has been reduced by more than 60 percent.
State officials say it’s the result of changes to road signs and stoplights
A study conducted by the Michigan Department of Transportation shows that changing signage font, color, and material has made it easier for older drivers to see. Continue reading
Acetaminophen is a common ingredient in a variety of medications – many, but not all, are for pain relief.
After the nightclub tragedy, a small group of Traverse city residents used tape to create a rainbow on stairs near Clinch Park.
Michigan and the province of Ontario are negotiating a strategy to boost trade opportunities in the region.
It’s now safe for body contact with water in Grand Traverse Bay and the Boardman River.
An untreated sewage leak last weekend in a creek, lead to water in the Boardman River and bay being contaminated. Continue reading
The Pipeline Safety Advisory Board originally had nine finalists for contractors to conduct the studies. Now it’s down to two.