• I-75 tree removal improves safety, reduces maintenance

    Trees along northern Michigan roadways are an important part of the scenery, particularly in the autumn. But when they’re too close to the roadside they can be a maintenance challenge or, a potentially larger concern, a safety hazard. When a vehicle leaves the roadway, for whatever reason, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) strives to…

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  • Supreme Court awards $1.2M to Vet Treatment Courts

    The Michigan Supreme Court announced today that $1.17 million in grants has been awarded to 24 courts statewide to fund the operation of veterans treatment court (VTC) programs during the next fiscal year. Extensive follow-up analysis shows that unemployment among Michigan veterans treatment court graduates was reduced by more than half in Fiscal Year 2017. “Many of…

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