Communities weren’t ready for the Enbridge oil spill more than four years ago near the Kalamazoo river. Now Coast Guard officials say they are in the same boat in the event of an oil spill on the Great Lakes. Read more
Use of solar power is on the rise according to industry experts. Read more
A national conference aimed at addressing safety concerns for teenage drivers is being held this weekend in Michigan.
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
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
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
The Michigan Women’s Commission is conducting a survey to learn more about the needs of Michigan’s women veterans.
They said this is a good thing since breastfed babies have fewer allergies and healthier immune systems. Read more
Many Michiganders are still reeling from the news that acclaimed comedian Robin Williams, who spent part of his childhood in Metro Detroit, took his own life this week.