Connections has been creating a community for mid-Michigan students with special needs, and their families, since 2002. Continue reading
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette this month released his list of the top ten Consumer Complaints. Continue reading
This month’s Speak Up Speak Out series on Monday will focus on the primary candidates. In fact it’s titled, “Picking Your Candidate: Political Primaries 2016.” Continue reading
Michigan lobbyists are spending more money trying to influence lawmakers and state officials than ever before.
Local supporters say the event is more than just a tennis tournament. Continue reading
Michigan’s 40th annual Special Olympics Winter Games kicks off on Wednesday in Traverse City.
More than 900 athletes will compete, the highest turnout since 2007.
Solicitation is protected under the first amendment, but cities are allowed to restrict it. That’s exactly what some Michigan communities are doing. Continue reading
The center’s goal to rebuild the museum has become a reality after receiving a $20,000 grant. Continue reading
Michigan was graded in six categories including: cost of tuition, state spending per student, the burden placed on families, education as a state priority, state aid to students and racial equity in degree attainment. Continue reading
It appears Michigan schools have room for improvement. The recent release of a nationwide
report that ranks each state’s educational quality, found Michigan to be in the lower half of the country. Continue reading
If you feel like you learn better in a large group, Friday is your day to hit the slopes. Ski areas across the nation will attempt to set a world record in ski lessons.
Sleeping Bear Dune popularity continues to grow. Last year, officials say the park saw an all time high number of visitors. Continue reading
People in the Grand Traverse region will soon have the opportunity to voice their concerns about community health. This through a new survey being offered in the new year. Continue reading
What a difference a dollar makes. Officials say the decline of the Canadian dollar, is affecting the number of visitors to the United States.
Officials say travel has been declining for two years. They believe it is because of the weak Canadian dollar. Continue reading
A medical group out of Grand Rapids is working to improve a device that has historically been associated with complications.
Instead of searching out medical students, they asked for help from CMU’s schools of Entrepreneurship and Engineering. Continue reading
A task force appointed by Governor Rick Snyder, says Michigan needs to change its current prescription drug monitoring system. A recent report released by the task force offered a number of recommendations. Continue reading
A Traverse City group is working to put an end to sex trafficking in northern Michigan.
Michigan currently has the second highest rate of sex trafficking in the nation. Citizens Against Sex Trafficking, or CAST, is trying to change that.
Northern Michigan has rapidly changed over the last several years, seeing growth not only in visitors, but also in new businesses like wineries, breweries, and foodie restaurants.
Many of those visitors are now heading north during the fall. Business as usual is clearly changing in not only Traverse City, but all of northern Michigan.
Nearly a decade ago, Labor Day was essentially the end of the tourism season in northern Michigan. Students would head back to school, seasonal workers would depart, and many businesses would shut down for the long winter ahead. Continue reading
The state plans on purchasing a 1,400 foot stretch of Lake Michigan shoreline adjacent to Petoskey State Park, thanks to a recently awarded federal grant. Continue reading
Any local ordinance that bans specific dog breeds may soon be struck down, under legislation approved by the Senate earlier this month, with bipartisan support.
The measure would prevent ordinances that say a specific breed is not allowed, or to be controlled in a certain way.
You may not know the name, but Nathan Wolfe is a microbiologist whose work has spanned the globe. He was voted one of Time magazine’s most influential people in 2011, and is the author of “Viral Storm”
He recently spoke at Saginaw Valley State University on Tuesday, October 13th. Continue reading
A website launched by the state on October 5th, will help consumers find the best natural gas price in their area.
A 170 year old dam in Shiawassee County finally has a clear future.
The City of Corunna had been challenging it’s ownership of the dam, saying there was a break in valid ownership back in 1979 when a deed was obtained.
Thirteen Michigan schools are being recognized nationally for their academic achievements.
The U.S. Department of Education is recognizing the schools as National Blue Ribbon winners.