• Gov. Snyder names June 25 Men’s Mental Health Day in Michigan

    Governor Rick Snyder has teamed up with the statewide wellness campaign, Healthy Men Michigan (www.HealthyMenMichigan.org), to proclaim June 25 Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day in Michigan. This proclamation is an excellent demonstration of Governor Snyder’s personal commitment to raising awareness and opportunities to improve the quality of life for those struggling with problems related to mental health…

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  • 100 years since Boyne City’s Mill No.1 burned

    SUBMITTED BY BOB MORGRIDGE It was just past 9 p.m. on a Friday June 28, 1918, when the whistles at mill No. 1, located about where the marina is today, began pushing fierce vibrating sounds through the evening air, signaling a call to arms.    

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  • Ann Arbor’s Mcity working on future of transportation

    A driverless shuttle ferries passengers to work from a far-away parking lot. A connected vehicle senses a car stopped ahead around a blind curve and gently brakes, avoiding an accident. These scenarios give a glimpse of the future of connected and automated transportation, and they’re happening right now on the University of Michigan’s campus. Leading…

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  • 264 million lbs of Michigan cherries expected in 2018

    By their very nature, most farmers are thrilled and take pride of high-yield predictions. According to the latest USDA National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) production forecast, Michigan tart cherry producers should be very proud. Michigan’s 2018 tart cherry production forecast is 264 million pounds, 60 percent larger than the 2017 June cherry production forecast. The…

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  • MDCR on Zero Tolerance Policy and impact on Michigan

    The Michigan Department of Civil Rights on Tuesday June 19, announced that the Department is actively engaged in assessing the impact of President Trump’s zero tolerance policy and the separation of children from their parents at the US/Mexico border on the state of Michigan, and the Department’s responsibilities under state law. Historically, Michigan has served…

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