Open Ice on Houghton Lake has some people concerned for the safety of people attending Tip-Up Town this weekend.
Fruit growers are taking some time in the middle of a cold, Michigan winter to network and talk grapes, apples and cherries.
Officials said the 2015 Northwest Orchard and Vineyard Show is an opportunity for growers to learn new techniques for better production.
They said 2014 was a dynamic year for Michigan’s commercial fruit growers because of last year’s harsh winter. And grapes in particular were impacted. Continue reading
Redevelopment plans for the former Saginaw News building include office space, rental space and a year round farmer’s market.
Changes are coming to the way Silver Lake Dunes in Oceana county allows in guests. They’re switching to an electronic system which allows people to reserve tickets in advance.
Ron Olson is Chief of the DNR’s Recreation Division. He said the new system will make drastic changes to the traffic flow through Mears.
“Course the big benefit here collectively is to basically revolutionize the way we do this. And so we set up the system as we described to you before where you can basically reserve it similar to a campsite six weeks in advance of the date you would like to come and prevent you from having to wait in a 4 to 5 or 6 mile line, and all that.”
The park is switching up the new system because lines for the park on weekends and holidays would stop traffic for miles through Mears.
Olson said this will be a trial year. The DNR will accept constructive criticism from the public to improve the program in the future.
Love INC is a non-profit, Christian-based organization that uses volunteers and funds from local churches to help people in the community. Continue reading
Scientist’s aren’t known for sharing the glory of an extraordinary discovery, but some researchers working on Great Lakes restoration are trying to change that publish-or-perish mentality. Continue reading
A business that doesn’t have a liquor license, but gives away or encourages customers to bring their own alcohol, is breaking the law. Continue reading
The Isabella County Sheriff’s Department is offering autism training to the public.
Wednesday night, Dec. 3, EPA officials proposed four possible clean-up plans for the Velsicol Burn Pit in St. Louis. The contaminated pit is a remnant of the former Velsicol Chemical Company plant. Continue reading