The focus of the conference will be improving communication skills between parents and professionals to help young people with special needs, said Sarah Cassavaugh. She’s with the Michigan Alliance for Families, which is sponsoring the event. Read more
The USDA’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program will provide nearly $2 million to support 30 Michigan specialty crop projects throughout the state. Read more
The next stop , and the only northern Michigan meeting remaining, is October 14 in Traverse City. Read more
The 2011 documentary film Bully, follows the lives of 5 kids and their families over the course of a school year, as they deal with bullying. Read more
The Grandville Robodawgs began designing, building and programming competitive robots as one high school robotics team in 1998. Read more
Governor Rick Snyder and the Department of Community Health are behind the effort to recognize the contributions of disabled people in the workplace. Read more
Thousands of Michigan students, parents, teachers and community leaders are expected to participate. Read more
It’s called Fighting Auto Insurance Rip-offs, or FAIR.
Wildlife and aviation experts say deer have become nuisances for airports and threats to pilots, especially during this time of year.
Officials say deer are attracted to airport runways for warmth. Runways maintain heat longer than the bare ground.
Central Michigan University has received a national award that recognizes its ability to make its diverse student population feel right at home. Read more