The legislature is pushing forward in its final weeks of session. Governor Rick Snyder can expect to see several bills on his desk soon.
He’s spent the last four days camped out in an 8ft version of the Salvation Army’s donation buckets in hopes of raising ten thousand dollars.
Meteorologists said November saw some of the highest temperatures recorded for the month. They predict a turn around in December.Temperatures are expected to drop into the low to mid thirties, and by the end of the month,high temperatures likely in the upper twenties.
Andy Sullivan is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Gaylord. He said snow is in the forecast for upcoming weeks.
“We’re seeing a pattern change right now, cold air is building up over northern and central Canada, and a piece is actually gonna come in here later this week. And we’re probably gonna get some decent lake effect snow, and that pattern should continue for the next few weeks.”
Sullivan said get ready for more snow and cold weather.
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein’s campaign is asking two Michigan Supreme Court justices to refrain from making decisions on the legal challenge to the statewide ballot recount. That’s because they’ve been named by President-elect Donald Trump as potential nominees to the US Supreme Court.
Teachers, firefighters and police are celebrating today. That’s after lawmakers dropped legislation that would make drastic changes to their retirement benefits.
Obesity and diabetes are a couple of the top health care concerns of northern Michigan residents. This according to the new study released this week by Munson Healthcare.
This year, the Community Health Needs Assessment showed community concerns include prenatal health, substance abuse, and access to health care. Continue reading
This week is Infantile Spasms Awareness Week, and a Central Michigan University faculty member is bringing awareness to the disease, that can end fatally if left untreated.
Ellen Wehrman was honored this past weekend for her work to raise awareness for infantile spasms. Continue reading
A child advocacy center in northern Michigan is hoping to use their new mobile unit throughout the winter to reach children in rural areas.
They’re searching for a place to keep the unit warm when it’s not in use. Continue reading
The 21st century infrastructure commission says Michigan should raise infrastructure spending by four billion dollars each year.
That’s to fix its aging water, transportation, energy and communications systems.
It says Michigan spends less on infrastructure than the national state-average.
Evan Weiner is the C.O.O of Edward C. Levy Company. HE chaired the DEL commission.
“The point is, is that it’s going to take us a long time to get it done. But if we don’t decide to start today, it’s going to be a heck of a lot more expensive tomorrow.”
He says instead of pinning down a specific funding strategy, the report outlines a “menu” of potential funding options.
Police officers, fire fighters, and other municipal employees are planning what they are titling a “call to action” Tuesday at the State Capitol.
In 2015 Professor Marc Edwards and his team helped raise the alarm about Flint’s drinking water.
CMU’s Ben Thorp sat down with Marc to talk about the study and the current state of Flint’s water.
The statewide recount of ballots cast in the presidential election is underway. That’s after a federal judge ruled overnight the state had until noon Monday to begin.
The three-bill package increases penalties for human traffickers and allows victims who were trafficked an easier path to expunge their criminal records.
Republicans lawmakers are continuing to try to change retirement benefits in Michigan. This time municipal employees such as police and firefighters are on the agenda.
Despite the affordable care act health, care coverage has been inconsistent for low-income individuals and people shopping for their owns plans. This according to a report from the University of Michigan.
The effort to block the recount of presidential ballots in Michigan has failed, but that’s probably not the final word on the question.
The effort is part of a program that offers free high-nutrient foods available to residents to offset lead exposure.
A Leelanau County charity is hoping to serve more people after purchasing a new location with added space.
The organization has few more steps before they can move in. Continue reading
The renovation will add 7,400 square feet to McLaren Central Michigan, increasing the total footage to 15,000 feet.