January 19, 2017 RSS feed / News

Portion of $3.5M invasive species grant funding will affect local area

LANSING – The Michigan departments of Environmental Quality, Natural Resources and Agriculture and Rural Development announced that 17 grant projects will share $3,507,907 in funding, through the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program – More...

American Legion leaders plan UP visit

LANSING – The leadership of The American Legion Department of Michigan family will begin their annual U.P. tour in Sault Ste. Marie Jan. 22. The tour kicks off at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Post 3.  More...

MCPP releases its Michigan high school performance report cards

MIDLAND – As the state’s School Reform Office prepares to release a school ranking list that could lead to closures of schools, the Mackinac Center for Public Policy published its 2016 Michigan Public High School Context and Performance R More...

News Briefs

UP American Legions to host Jan. conference GLADSTONE – The Upper Peninsula Association of American Legion Posts will hold its mid-winter conference at the Gladstone Post No. 71 on Jan. 27 and 28. More...

Tax experts say expect refund delays

LANSING – It’s just about time to give Uncle Sam his share, and some changes this year could affect when those who often rely on tax refunds will get their money back.  More...

VA offering new CPAP clinic

Treatment helps those who have sleep apnea

IRON MOUNTAIN – The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain, Michigan, recently established a new CPAP Clinic to offer veterans who suffer with sleep apnea help in adapting to their continuous positive airway pressure equipment. More...

National Winter Trails Day event set for Saturday in Rapid River

RAPID RIVER – Plans are underway for the seventh annual National Winter Trails Day event at the Rapid River National Ski Trail on Jan. 21 from noon until 4 p.m. More...