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Yesterday | 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.


Related Topix: Michigan, Lake City, MI, Cadillac, MI, Education Etc.

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.


Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Education Etc., Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Valley State University

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.


Related Topix: Kent County, MI, Spectrum Health, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Grand Haven, MI, Coopersville, MI, Grand Rapids, MI

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Easley Progress

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.


Related Topix: Easley, SC

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.


Related Topix: Grand Haven, MI, Coopersville, MI, Kent County, MI

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.


Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Holland, MI, Hart, MI, Standardized Testing, Education

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.


Related Topix: Libraries

'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.


Related Topix: Grand Haven, MI, Kent County, MI, Grand Rapids, MI

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.


Related Topix: Central Michigan University, Grand Valley State University, Southfield, MI, Ecorse, MI

Tue Jun 24, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

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.


Related Topix: Macomb County, MI

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

WTVG-TV Toledo

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.


Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Michigan, Kendall College of Art and Design, Dundee, MI, Pickford, MI

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.


Related Topix: Kendall College of Art and Design, Kendall College, Woodbury University

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.


Related Topix: Kettering University, Grand Valley State University, Kendall College of Art and Design, Kendall College

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.


Related Topix: Canton, MI, Eastern Michigan University, Wayne County, MI

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.


Related Topix: Brigham Young University-Hawaii, Cornerstone University, Lake Superior State University, Grand Valley State University

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.


Related Topix: Marne, MI

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.


Related Topix: Michigan, Kendall College of Art and Design

State of Michigan

Secretary of State Mobile Office staff answer questions for foster kids

LANSING, Mich. &#8211 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.


Related Topix: Family, Lansing, MI, Kids, Big Rapids, MI

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.


Related Topix: Michigan


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