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The Summer Olympic Games will take place in Brazil next month – one local political science expert says his concerns for athlete’s safety are high.
Derick Hulme is a political science professor at Alma College.
He said with threats of terrorism and political revolutions throughout the country, Brazil is not stable enough to host the games. Continue reading
Community members in Gratiot County will be discussing issues concerning the Pine River on Wednesday night.
The Pine River, which flows through Gratiot County, has contamination issues dating back decades. Continue reading
The Alma Public Library is getting into the spirit of reading this season. It’s hosting its inaugural event for the Great Michigan Read Wednesday, December 9th.
The Great Michigan Read is a state-wide book club. This year’s book is Station Eleven by Emily St. John- Mendel. It’s set in a post-apocalyptic northern Michigan. Continue reading
On November 12, Alma College is hosting a webinar on global and rural sustainability.
The webinar will include a panel and interactive discussion about worldwide and rural-Michigan sustainability. Continue reading
Residents of the Gratiot county area are being warned this week the Pine River is unsafe for any type of contact.
The river tested positive for E.coli levels ten times higher than the EPA’s safety standard.
The Mid-Michigan Health Department says the water is unsafe for fishing, swimming and any body contact. Continue reading
Alma College has just been awarded five million dollars for improving STEM education. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math.
Human Trafficking is a global, multi-billion dollar industry that could be happening in your own home town.
Alma College hosted their 2nd annual Health Symposium on March 8th to address concerns on how to address a growing autistic adult population. Continue reading