33 million dollars in federal grant money has been awarded ten communities across the nation; Including a group of counties in northern Michigan. The money is earmarked to help address youth homelessness.
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Former Westerman gas/oil well, Kalkaska County, MI. Photo courtesy of Respect My Planet
Ten locations in Kalkaska, Antrim and Otsego counties are being studied to determine the best ways to rehabilitate former oil and gas well sites.
The study is being conducted by the Au Sable Institute. Researchers there are looking at new ways restore damage to forests caused by oil and gas drilling.
Michigan Democratic Party Chair Lon Johnson says he might run for Congress in northern Michigan.
A Kalkaska man convicted of murder in 1998 has been granted a new trial, following a new DNA test that shows his DNA was not on the victim’s body.
Now, Jamie Peterson is waiting to see if prosecutors will re-try the case, or if they will drop it all together.
July 26 in Kalkaska county, residents will have the chance to attend a ceremony honoring two Medal of Honor recipients from the Civil War. Continue reading