The Republican and Democratic candidates for Michigan’s open U.S. Senate seat both say they would consider banning travel to and from countries experiencing Ebola outbreaks.
The private company that manages food services in state prisons has agreed to hire more people and improve wages and training. It’s part of an effort to fix the state’s problem-plagued agreement with Aramark.
Wildlife and aviation experts say deer have become nuisances for airports and threats to pilots, especially during this time of year.
Officials say deer are attracted to airport runways for warmth. Runways maintain heat longer than the bare ground.
Gov. Rick Snyder is staying silent on the latest scandal related to the state’s prison food service contract. That’s while the matter is under investigation.
A new device being created by a Virginia company would allow police to detect people who are texting and driving.
In the age of smart phones, and smart cars, perhaps it’s no surprise that AARP is offering a course for smart drivers.
The Grand Traverse County Commission on Aging has partnered with AARP to host a driving class specifically designed for older drivers.
Georgia Durga is the Director of the Grand Traverse County Commission on Aging. 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
The local water emergency in Bay County has been lifted, after officials discovered the source of a leak that was discharging 5 million gallons of water every 12 hours.
Bay County has declared a local state of emergency due to a water main break.
Officials know there is a break somewhere in their water system due to a higher than normal water usage. The system is losing about 5 million gallons every 12 hours, but so far officials haven’t been able to find the leak. Read more
Mecosta County police are working on becoming more social media savvy after a party that started on Facebook got out of hand.