A bill creating a permanent college endowment fund for foster children was approved by the state House this week, and is now on it’s way to the Senate.
Kathy Lockhart is the coordinator for foster programs at Eagle Village in Osceola County.
She said young people in foster care are often excited when they start pursuing higher education, but they can easily become overwhelmed. Read more
The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has been awarded federal grant money to build a new farmers market pavilion.
Almost a dozen counties hit by strong winter weather now have the opportunity to apply for millions in infrastructure grant money.
Cold weather this past winter was strong enough to damage water and sewer mains for some areas of northern Michigan.
Officials said $6 million in grants are available to help eligible communities through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. Read more
The effort to continue “Art for all” in Saginaw will get a boost from a million dollars in state money.