Michigan Works is hosting a building trades career expo in Houghton Lake to bring awareness to the growing need of workers in Michigan.
The state is expecting to see an increase in the number of skilled and unskilled laborers needed over the next decade.
This month (2/17), the search for these workers heads to Roscommon County. Continue reading →
Residents in Paradise, Michigan are worried their homes may be slipping into Lake Superior. High water levels have washed away large chunks of shoreline and left some homeowners scrambling to keep their houses intact. Continue reading →
Residents and representatives in the Clare Gladwin county are trying to find the right balance between religious freedom and personal safety after a series of Amish buggy collisions culminated in a death this past December.
The community of Evart, in Osceola county, is glad to see the recent cold weather. Residents can finally skate on their new outdoor ice rink.
The ice rink started as an idea in the mind of Deb Booher, a local resident, Director of the local community volunteer group, and all around spit fire. She wanted to give community members, and particularly kids, something to do over the winter months.
For many Muslims in the United States, these are rather uncertain times… especially given the heated rhetoric coming out of the presidential race.
Ben Thorp recently sat down with three members of Central Michigan University’s Muslim Student Association to get their reaction to some of the comments made by GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump… and in particular, his comments on ‘banning Muslims’ from entering the United States.
Northeast Michigan Prescription for Health partners include (left to right) Alcona Health Chief Operating Officer Nancy Spencer and Chief Executive Officer Christine Baumgardner, Thunder Bay Community Health Services Chief Executive Officer Michelle Styma, Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan Executive Director Barbara Frantz, and District Health Department No. 4 Personal Health Supervisor Karen Nowicki-Compeau, R. N. and Medical Director Josh Meyerson, MD, MPH.
A $200,000 grant will fund a so-called “Prescription for Health” program throughout nine counties in northeast Michigan. Continue reading →
Michigan State University must release the names of student athletes named as suspects in police reports to news organizations. The Michigan Supreme Court issued that order today (Wed.). Continue reading →
The rate of elderly abuse in Michigan is roughly 3 times more than the national average. In an attempt to raise awareness of the issue the Stern Law Group has sponsored a website that lists nursing homes and their violations nationwide. Continue reading →
December 14th looking and feeling more like April 14th at the WCMU studios.
Dozens of locations in Central and Northern Michigan shattered daily high temperature records on Sunday, December 13th. And the warm trend is expected to continue for the rest of this winter. Continue reading →
Mount Pleasant City hall filled with supporters of the A2TC Michigan passenger rail proposal Monday night.
An ambitious project known as A2TC is gaining strength in communities across lower Michigan. The project is proposing to use existing railroads to implement a passenger train service linking Traverse City to Ann Arbor. Continue reading →
A new 10-million dollar science, technology, engineering and math institute is coming to Midland.
The facility will be funded by Michigan State University, Dow Chemical Company, The Herber H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation, the Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation, and the Charles J. Strosacker foundations. Continue reading →