• Line 5 to be shut down, replaced

    The state of Michigan and Enbridge Energy today announced an agreement that officials say will lead to safety enhancements along the length of the Line 5 petroleum pipeline crossing the state, permanently shut down the current segment that crosses the Straits of Mackinac and construct a multi-use utility tunnel beneath the Straits. All costs for…

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  • MI 105th candidate Frugé criticizes failure to enhance pipeline safety

    On Tuesday Oct. 2, Michigan House Democrats offered a number of amendments to strengthen House Bills 6187 and 6199-6201, which are slated for passage today, Wednesday Oct. 3. Offered amendments included subjecting pipeline spill prevention plans to FOIA, requiring operators to carry insurance sufficient to pay for contingency plans in case of a spill, subjecting all…

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  • Need help paying for college?

    Michigan families and students looking for help paying for college should save the date for one of MI Student Aid’s financial aid workshops traveling throughout the Lower Peninsula in October, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury (Treasury). Last month, MI Student Aid’s Outreach Team traveled across the Upper Peninsula, serving nearly 30 high schools…

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  • CTAC School of Ballet presents Fall for Dance

    “Fall for Dance,” the twelfth annual student-orchestrated performance put on by the Crooked Tree Arts Center School of Ballet, takes place on Sunday, October 21 at 5:00 p.m. at the Harbor Springs Performing Arts Center. Each fall, the School of Ballet students assemble a one-night production showcasing their abilities in not only dance and performance, but also…

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