Detroit-area councilman wants to save obsolete water tower | Michigan News

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. (AP) — It’s rusted and no longer needed, but a 165-foot water tower still has fans in a Detroit suburb. St. Clair Shores City Council member David Rubello wants to save the tower, which stands on the town’s golf course, the Macomb Daily reported. The tower was built in the 1920s …

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Best college basketball bets: Michigan State at Wisconsin

Friday college basketball slate doesn’t feature as many enticing matches and situational situations as the weekend, but one of the best matches on the odds board is in Madison, Wisconsin – with a top-15 duel between Michigan State n No. 14 and Wisconsin No. 8. The spots are oriented by opportunities for rebound, disappointment, anticipation …

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Bay College Joins Michigan Community Colleges Jobs Consortium | News, Sports, Jobs

ESCANABA — With the addition of Bay de Noc Community College, Michigan employers looking for job-ready talent can now reach even more colleges through the Michigan Community Colleges Jobs Consortium, powered by College Central Network. CollegeCentral.com/miccjobs allows all employers, large and small, public and private, to register once and then post unlimited jobs to Michigan …

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Topeka JUMP Holds Rally Against Payday Loans

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – With payday lenders able to charge up to 391% interest in the Sunflower State, community leaders have called on Kansas lawmakers to change. Topeka JUMP says community members from local and state organizations came together to demand reform of payday lending practices across the Sunflower State on Wednesday, January 19. Kansans …

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Michigan economy still struggles to compete with other states, study shows

“If we can find ways to remove barriers to work, … (and) get to the US average for labor force participation, we would have another 250,000 workers in Michigan’s workforce,” did he declare. “It’s a significant leap.” BLM’s annual benchmarking report places Michigan 29th out of 50 states in terms of economic growth, a ranking …

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Bay College Joins Michigan Community College Jobs Coalition

With the addition of Bay College, Michigan employers looking for today’s job-ready talent can now reach even more colleges for FREE through the Michigan Community Colleges Jobs Consortium, powered by College Central Network. CollegeCentral.com/miccjobs makes it FREE and easy for all employers, big and small, public and private, to register once, then post an unlimited …

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Michigan State University honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through jazz

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – Michigan State University honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at its 42nd annual Jazz, Spirituals, Prayers, and Protest concert. The sweet sounds of jazz music could be heard throughout the Fairchild Theater in East Lansing, where hundreds of people gathered for this event to honor the life and legacy of …

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Michigan community banks raise tens of millions of dollars in capital raises

Jhe 20 million dollars in capital which West Shore Bank Corp. raised towards the end of 2021 will be used to support commercial loan growth. In closing the subordinated debt offering in mid-November, Ludington-based West Shore Bank joined a number of Michigan community banks that have raised additional capital over the past year amid rising …

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Remote Artist Residencies Back to Isle Royale, Porcupines | Michigan News

By EMILY BINGHAM, The Grand Rapids Press GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Artist residency programs at two of Michigan’s most remote parks are once again giving creators the chance to find inspiration through deep solitude and connection with unspoiled nature. Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, located in the western Upper Peninsula, and Isle Royale State …

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Michigan students participating in safe driving campaign | Michigan News

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Students at 38 Michigan high schools are participating in the peer-led road safety campaign “Strive for a Safer Drive.” The program is in its 11th year and aims to reduce crashes involving teens by encouraging them to talk with other teens and their communities about safe driving choices. It is a …

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