Author Archives: Jeff Popovich

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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Kalkaska hosts a ceremony to honor buried Civil War soliders

file8311270483606July 26 in Kalkaska county, residents will have the chance to attend a ceremony honoring two Medal of Honor recipients from the Civil War. Read more

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Saginaw increases water deposit for new customers

file000590261303New customers of Saginaw’s water department will be handing over more money than before as a deposit. Read more

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Saginaw County jail inmates get new jumpsuits

Saginaw jail uniformsInmates in the Saginaw County jail will no longer be sporting familiar orange jumpsuits. Read more

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Americans urged to get outside and get active

gr-40648-1-1While there is still some summer left to enjoy, a new campaign is urging people to get outside and get active. Read more

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Support grows across the state for workplace equality

GLB4_Horizontal4color-web-versionSupport continues to grow across the state for sexual orientation and gender identity protections in the workplace. Read more

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Winds bring wildfire smoke across northern Michigan

wildfire smokeYou might be surprised to find out at least some of the clouds overhead today are not clouds at all, but smoke. Read more

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Aramark correctional services is back under the spotlight

Aramark is finding itself in hot water again, this time for violations of its contract with the Michigan Department of Corrections at the Bellamy Creek Correctional Facility in Ionia. Read more

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Saginaw develops new alert system to keep landlords in the loop

Rental properties in Saginaw can often be a breeding ground for crime. But a new alert system is trying to change that, by notifying landlords when the police or fire department is called to their properties. Read more

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Straits area drug enforcement team splits forces

Mackinac, Chippewa and Luce counties now have a newly formed drug enforcement task force, known as TRI-DENT. Read more

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