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Wolverine Human Services on housing refugee teens in Vassar: 'We can't make everyone happy'

About 200 people gathered at Vassar High School on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, to learn more about a proposal to house Central American refugees in Vassar.


Related Topix: Michigan, Vassar, MI, Wolverine, MI, US News, Illegal Immigration, Grosse Pointe Park, MI

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Huron County deputies make two heroin-related arrests

The Huron County Sheriff's Office made two heroin related arrests over the long holiday weekend.


Related Topix: Huron County, MI, Ubly, MI, Bad Axe, MI, Unionville, MI, Gagetown, MI

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Illegal immigrant children could be brought to Mid-Michigan

While the federal government grapples with illegal immigration issues, here in Mid-Michigan, a Tuscola County community is now part of the discussion.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Michigan, US News, Illegal Immigration

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Tour Consumers Energy's wind park construction site in Tuscola County with Caro Chamber

The Caro Chamber of Commerce invites members of the public to tour Consumers Energy's Cross Winds Energy Park, currently under construction in Tuscola County.


Related Topix: Caro, MI, Akron, MI

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Michigan's wind energy industry soaring

Wind turbines recently have come to Tuscola County and are all over farm country southeast of Bay City.


Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Tue Jun 24, 2014

WNEM-TV Saginaw

Firefighters respond to Saginaw County house fire

A Reddit post went viral over the weekend after a little girl wrote a note to get her dad a day off of work for his birthday; and the dad's employer, Google, wrote her back.


Related Topix: Saginaw County, MI, Carrollton, MI

Michigan man killed when farm tire he was working on explodes in Tuscola County

A 44-year-old man was killed when a tire on a piece of farm equipment exploded while he was working on it, the Tuscola County Sheriff's Department reports.


Related Topix: Deford, MI, Caro, MI

West Michigan researchers cutting greenhouse gasses one farm at a time

Researchers in West Michigan are looking to reduce the impact of agriculture on global warming through smarter and more efficient use of nitrogen-rich fertilizers.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Global Warming, Environment, Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, MI

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Michigan Lawyers Weekly

Lawsuits cost Michigan $85M last fiscal year

Michigan paid more than $85 million last fiscal year to people and companies that sued the state, in amounts from $42 to mediate a case involving a lakeside road to $41 million for a tax refund to General Motors.


Related Topix: Michigan, Tax, Prison, State Prisons, St. Louis Correctional Facility

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Jackson Business Roundup: Wind turbines coming for new wind park, Five Below store opening soon

Here is the Jackson Business Roundup, where I recap the top Jackson business stories that you might have missed from the past week.


Related Topix: Jackson, MI, Ann Arbor, MI, Detroit, MI, Lansing, MI

Mon Jun 16, 2014

Michigan man accused of hitting 3 people with truck at mud bog facing trial

A trial is ordered for a Michigan man accused of running over three people at a mud-bog event in Tuscola County's Vassar Township.


Related Topix: Vassar, MI

Wind turbines making way up to Consumers Energy's newest wind park

Drivers around Michigan might see 165-foot wind turbine blades, generators and towers on the highways as the equipment gets transported for Consumers Energy's second wind park .


Sat Jun 14, 2014

Northern Michigan News

State commission approves new historical markers

The marker describes the Ingham County community's 1834 founding and also tells how the historic district reflects changes in small-town commercial architecture between the 1870s and 1950s.


Related Topix: Ingham County, MI, Caro, MI

Detroit Free Press

Michigan waterfowl hunting area reports available

A flight of Canada geese comes in over a duck blind near Fish Point on Saginaw Bay.


Related Topix: Michigan, Fennville, MI, Allegan County, MI

Times Herald

Beets and beaches

On the first day of summer vacation, sisters Marlee and Holly Stein pedaled their bicycles down an arrow-straight, narrow road, passing newly plowed and planted fields near the tiny Tuscola County community of Quanicassee.


Related Topix: Michigan, Millington, MI, Agriculture, Science, Huron County, MI, Sebewaing, MI

Fri Jun 13, 2014

State of Michigan

Secretary of State's Shining Star Award recognizes Port Huron couple's dedication

Lansing, Mich. &#8211 Secretary of State Ruth Johnson today awarded Steve and Heather Baldwin of Port Huron with a Shining Star Award for their support of organ, tissue and eye donation.


Related Topix: Port Huron, MI, Lansing, MI, Caro, MI

Wed Jun 11, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Michigan's Thumb: A mix of beach-towns tourism, booming agriculture

On the first day of summer vacation, sisters Marlee and Holly Stein pedaled their bicycles down an arrow-straight, narrow road, passing newly plowed and planted fields near the tiny Tuscola County community of Quanicassee.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Michigan, Millington, MI, Huron County, MI, Sebewaing, MI

Mon Jun 09, 2014

The Heartland Institute

Michigan School Districts that Privatize Usually Pay Teachers More

Michigan school districts that privatize food, custodial, and transportation services tend to pay higher teacher salaries than school districts that privatize none.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Michigan, Cass City, MI, Kingston, MI, Caro, MI