Northern Michigan News
Rendon, Ryan seek GOP nomination for 103rd District
I was born in Hastings in 1951. I am a lifelong resident of Michigan, graduating from Ferris State University.
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Sat Jul 05, 2014
ArtPrize: GRPS' top 10 winners of SMART Art competition will be announced in September
Photo of an Acrylic painting entitled "Illusion or Reality? Renewable Energy" by artist Daniel Lopez.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Condition of Kent County sheriff's intern, injured in fatal wrong-way crash, improves
Nearly a week after suffering life-threatening injuries in a wrong-way crash that killed another driver, an intern at the Kent County Sheriff's Department is recovering at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Tri-County grads offered jobs after BMW Scholars Program
Twenty-eight students from Tri-County and Greenville technical colleges and Spartanburg Community College graduated from the BMW Scholars program in a ceremony held June 5 at the company's Greer plant.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Grand Haven Tribune
Father: Crash victim needs prayers
"He's banged up pretty good, but he's at the best place he can be," Jeff Hamm said while stepping away from his son's hospital room Monday morning.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Ferris State University expands program for rising high school...
Photo of students and instructors from the Woodbridge Promesa Summer Success Program, launched by Ferris State University in June 2013 with Grand Rapids schools rising seniors.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
American Library Association
The Weight of Student Debt
Michelle Singletary, financial columnist for the Washington Post, had the audience at ACRL's President Program singing and swaying to Bill Withers's "Lean on Me" as she talked about how librarians can lean on experts to assist in offering financial literacy programs for college students.
'Our prayers go out to him,' father of wrong-way driver...
The father of man killed in a crash while driving the wrong way on I-96 says he's praying for the 22-year-old Grand Haven man critically injured in the collision.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Detroit Free Press
CMU blazed charter trail but lets some poor-performing schools languish
Opening a charter school: Cindy Schumacher, Executive Director of The Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools, talks about the process of opening a charter school.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Downing Gets Up to 6 Years in Prison
A Detroit-area man charged in the shooting of a Ferris State University student at an off-campus apartment in February will spend up to six years in prison.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Downing sentenced to up to 6 years in Ferris State shooting
The 20-year-old man who pleaded no contest to assault charges stemming from a February shooting at Ferris State University has been sentenced.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
Grand Rapids, MI hosting downhill skateboard race
Downtown Grand Rapids is hosting a downhill skateboard race as a part of the 2014 Meijer State Games of Michigan Summer Games.
Longtime graphic design professor to serve as Kendall College's interim dean
Kendall College of Art and Design professor Ron Riksen has been appointed Interim Dean of the Grand Rapids-based art school, college administrators announced Friday.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Top Grads: Whitehall High School announces top 10 scholars of 2014
The school does not rank its students or recognize a valedictorian and salutatorian.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Observer & Eccentric
Veteran Canton officer promoted to lieutenant
Rising through the ranks during a decorated 28-year police career in Canton, Mark Gajeski has been promoted to the position of lieutenant.
Top Grads: Ravenna High School announces the top 10 graduates of 2014
Samantha Swanson was class valedictorian and Haley Meyers was salutatorian. Follows is a list of the top 10 students according to class rank: Samantha Swanson, daughter of Paul and Sue Swanson.
Rookie driver wins bet with dad, payout leads to checkered flag at Berlin Raceway
It's a safe bet that Austin Hull's father won't be making another bet with his son anytime soon.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Michigan Modern symposium remains open to general public
Inside a 1959 Lake 'n Sea Caribbean boat as part of the new exhibit "Michigan Modern: Design That Shaped America" inside the Grand Rapids Art Museum.
State of Michigan
Secretary of State Mobile Office staff answer questions for foster kids
LANSING, Mich. – Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced today that her Mobile Office will assist youth leaving foster care at the 2014 Michigan Teen Conference at Ferris State University in Big Rapids this week.
New Ferris State scholarship aims to help pharmacy students
A member of Ferris State University's foundation has created an endowed scholarship fund for students who are pursuing a career in pharmacy.