Bay County received a $350,000 grant to battle the invasive species Phragmites in the Saginaw Bay.
The grant will be used for a 2-year project to control and remove the invasives, and educate the community on the species. Continue reading
Central Michigan University received the largest single amount at $100,000.
The improvements will allow three companies to expand, creating 135 new full time jobs. Continue reading
Alpena County Regional Airport is currently applying for grants with MDOT and the FAA, that would pay design and construction costs. Continue reading
In the eyes of a traditional high school senior, the new year means it’s time to apply to their favorite schools… but what they may not know is it’s also time to apply for financial aid to keep them there.
The MEDC has distributed more than one million dollars in grants to five Michigan communities through leftover funds and other grants that failed to materialize in recent years. Continue reading
Park visitors in Charlevoix, Clare and Roscommon Counties may be seeing some changes to playgrounds next year.
Schools may have a tough time finding funding for supplies and programs, but two schools in northern Michigan are receiving some helpful grants – thanks to local youth.
Students at Wolverine Community Schools and Mackinaw City Public Schools can look forward to ipads, books and assemblies thanks to the actions of other students.
Members in the Youth Advisory Council, or YAC, chose how they wanted to help other youth in their communities. Continue reading
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. Continue reading