Instead of spending the day outside grilling and relaxing, many Michigan families spent their Labor Day indoors thanks to mother nature. Weather officials said Labor Day storms produced four tornadoes in Northern lower Michigan. Read more
A dozen Central Michigan University physical therapy students have ventured north to continue their studies,not at CMU, but at Michigan Tech in Houghton. Read more
The city of Mount Pleasant is looking ahead after approving changes to the city’s fireworks policy this week. The move was prompted by complaints this summer from city residents. Read more
With costs for education on the rise, a new bill has been introduced in the state legislature that aims to make school supplies more affordable. Read more
A landfill operator in metro Detroit has put on hold plans to import radioactive waste from out of state, following calls for a state review of the practice. Read more
State health officials are reminding residents of the safety risks associated with body art modification. Read more
Contributions are coming in to remove a “high hazard” dam from the Flint River.
The Hamilton Dam project recently picked up a $50,000 grant from the Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative Network.
The Flint Watershed Coalition will use the grant to help demolish the dam, and construct a series of rock rapids that will take its place.
Wellspring Lutheran Services secured a federal contract to house 24 boys and girls between 6 and 13 years old at its Bay City facility.
With November’s general election quickly approaching, candidates should be conscious of the growing financial concerns of the state’s older voters. Read more
A Natural Reserve dedicated to quiet recreational experiences and environmental education will soon be seeing utility upgrades. Read more