Old sewage systems have contaminated surface and groundwater in Arenac County for years, according to officials with the Michigan USDA.
This month the USDA announced more than $3 million in grants will be going to two towns in Arenac and Wexford counties to fix these systems.
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Trail enthusiasts in northern Michigan will have to wait a bit longer for construction of a new trail from Boyne City to Charlevoix.
The project delay is the result of a recent designation of the northern long-eared bat as a threatened species by the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service.
New flight destinations may be in store for Chippewa County International Airport following a recent marketing survey.
The two week study was conducted by a marketing research class from Lake Superior State University.
12 students were divided into subgroups and used patron demographics to look at things like the demand for additional flight destinations, satisfaction rates and parking.
The Central Michigan University College of Medicine has been given the green light to proceed with a second building project in Saginaw. Continue reading
Contributions are coming in to remove a “high hazard” dam from the Flint River.
The Hamilton Dam project recently picked up a $50,000 grant from the Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative Network.
The Flint Watershed Coalition will use the grant to help demolish the dam, and construct a series of rock rapids that will take its place.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then you could have a long conversation over a CMU professor’s recent art work.
The project consisted of more than nine thousand pictures.
Photograph by Arielle Breen
Mid Michigan has a new project in the works that aims to improve the quality of life in the region.
The Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy was awarded $28,500 in grant money for a project they call “Taking Root in Saginaw”.
Operators of Chippewa County International airport have announced a temporary service interruption beginning next week. The move will allow for improvement work on the airport’s main runway.