‘Good Morning America’ greets Michigan community with eighteen hundred-year-old residents

JENISON, MI – Lots of candles were needed for a very special birthday party held this week. Over 1,800 of them to be exact. The party, held at Sunset Retirement Communities and Services in Jenison, honored 18 of the facility’s residents, all of whom are 100 years of age or older this calendar year. This …

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State proposes to close Southwest Michigan community high schools

BENTON HARBOR, MI – The state is proposing to close Benton Harbor High School and Alternative High School as a way to achieve better academic success. State officials presented the idea on Friday, May 24, and said it needed approval from the Benton Harbor area schools education council before any plans went ahead. before. High …

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What’s on the tap? Michigan’s economy | MSU Today

Need economic growth? Take a cold craft beer (industry). Michigan State University has published a one-of-a-kind study, published in the journal Beverages, which shows the respectable economic impact of the entire burgeoning beer and craft beer value chain on the state of Michigan. Not only does the study accurately quantify Michigan’s industry, it also provides …

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Beach smoking ban being considered by Michigan community

ELK RAPIDS, MI – A village in northern Michigan is considering a proposal to ban smoking in parks and beaches. The proposal at Elk Rapids, located northeast of Traverse City, aims to improve air quality and reduce waste in public spaces, according to an Associated Press report. The proposed ban follows complaints about discarded cigarette …

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Michigan community in shock after 3 teenagers suicides in past eight months

A small rural Michigan community is in shock after three teenagers kill themselves in the past eight months. (iStock) A small rural Michigan village is in shock after three local teenagers kill themselves in the past eight months. Earlier this month, Shealynn Pobuda, 14, of Kingsley, committed suicide, the Detroit Free Press reported. His death …

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Declining hunting and fishing licenses could hurt Michigan economy, reports say

LANSING – Fewer Michiganders hunt and fish each year as baby boomers age, a trend that could strain the state’s economy and its efforts to protect wildlife. That’s according to a group of lawmakers, conservationists and business representatives who have urged the legislature to attract a younger and more diverse generation to the outside. Lawmakers …

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West Michigan Community College makes small change to early prayer policies

The Muskegon Community College board of trustees voted unanimously on Wednesday to continue its tradition of graduation invocation, but only to the extent permitted by law governing church and state. The vote followed a complaint sent to the MCC by the Michigan Association of Civil Rights Activists (MACRA) about the 2018 graduation prayer led by …

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Central Michigan community mobilizes against racist message

After a racist message was found scribbled on a college dormitory whiteboard in Sweeney Hall at Central Michigan University, the campus community quickly mobilized to speak out against the hate speech and add messages love and support instead. Sophomore Yasmeen Duncan from Detroit shared a photo of the ugly post on Twitter late Wednesday. Riddled …

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Reviews | Healthy workers will keep Michigan’s economy growing

February 13, 2019: AG Dana Nessel could review Michigan minimum wage and sick leave lawDecember 14, 2018: Snyder signs bills that weaken Michigan minimum wage and sick leave law My father knew that in order to flourish, a garden needs strong roots. When he opened our family’s restaurant, Jerusalem garden, in Ann Arbor in 1987, …

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