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Family fun with math to be held Nov. 6
Total Views: 22 By Mel Serow - Oct 23, 2014
The UM-Flint mathematics department is holding a Family Math Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 6 in the University Center Michigan Rooms. It’s an...
GISD to hold job expo Nov. 5
Total Views: 27 By Ashley Schoen - Oct 23, 2014
The Genesee Intermediate School District and members of the Genesee County public education community are holding a job expo from 10 a.m. to 6...
Diaper Bank gets largest single donation
Total Views: 24 By Phil Shaltz - Oct 23, 2014
It was more than they dreamed. After applying for a $10,000 grant from the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Outstate Michigan — and hoping for...
Stay on campus, go online with ExpressSOS.com
Total Views: 30 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Oct 23, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson Oct. 23 reminded college students to go online — not stand in line — to do business with her office at...
UM-Flint opens season with 'She Loves Me'
Total Views: 42 By Mel Serow - Oct 23, 2014
“She Loves Me” will be presented by the UM-Flint theater department at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Nov. 1, Nov 7 and Nov. 8 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 2 and Nov. 9...
Young bloggers invited to share stories about great outdoors
Total Views: 26 By Ray Rustem - Oct 23, 2014
A year after launching its blog, the Natural Resources Commission Youth Conservation Council is opening up that public platform —...
Fire safety house to visit Pierce, Brownell schools Oct. 24, 28
Total Views: 19 By Lisa Ermak  - Oct 23, 2014
Kindergarten students from Flint Community Schools will learn the basics of fire safety during an interactive presentation. The Flint Fire...
Air Force Band plays in Goodrich Oct. 26
Total Views: 50 By Morris Arvoy - Oct 22, 2014
Looking for some patriotic family fun this weekend? The U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America, which has played for presidents, popes and pop stars,...
Ladies night at Crossroads Nov. 17
Total Views: 41 By Hilda McShane - Oct 22, 2014
Take part in Ladies Night Out from 4 to 9 p.m. Nov. 17 at Crossroads Village, 6140 Bray Rd. Come for your first look at the village all dressed...
UM-Flint’s Borrego appointed to Hurley board
Total Views: 38 By Jason Lorenz - Oct 22, 2014
Flint’s Emergency Manager Darnell Earley has named Dr. Susan E. Borrego, UM-Flint chancellor, to the Hurley board of managers. The governance,...
Genesys presents free talk on hip, knee pain
Total Views: 70 By Cindy Ficorelli - Oct 22, 2014
Genesys Orthopedic Services will present a free talk on hip and knee pain from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at Genesys Conference and Banquet Center on...
Starting business workshop Nov. 5
Total Views: 75 By Julie Filary - Oct 22, 2014
A free workshop to help write a business plan will be held at Kettering University from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 5. This workshop covers the...
Secretary Ruth Johnson honored for organ donor registry
Total Views: 79 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Oct 22, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson Oct. 22 was presented with the Michigan Donor Family Council’s 2014 Inspiration Award for her work promoting...
Serrano peppers may be contaminated with salmonella
Total Views: 54 By Jennifer Holton - Oct 22, 2014
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Oct. 22 issued a consumer advisory for serrano peppers supplied by Bailey...
Health documentary to be shown Oct. 23, 27
Total Views: 35 By Suzanne Cupal - Oct 22, 2014
California Newsreel will release an addendum to its Unnatural Causes documentary series that will air on the Public Broadcasting System in the...
Sierra Club launches tool to find electric vehicle 
Total Views: 125 By Mark Westlund - Oct 22, 2014
The Sierra Club Oct. 22 released a “pick-a-plug-in” web tool to help people figure out which electric cars (EVs), if any, are right for them....
FYT presents 'Harry the Dirty Dog' Nov. 7
Total Views: 33 By Morris Arvoy - Oct 22, 2014
‘Harry the Dirty Dog’ will be presented at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 by the Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St. Harry has everything a little white dog...
Ducks Unlimited license plate offered
Total Views: 54 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Oct 21, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is encouraging motorists to purchase the new Ducks Unlimited fundraising plate, adding that the revenue generated...
I-69 International Trade Corridor gets award
Total Views: 206 By Regina Strong - Oct 21, 2014
The I-69 International Trade Corridor Next Michigan Development Corporation (NMDC) recently received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development...
Wanda Sykes to perform Nov. 21
Total Views: 67 By Wendi Fournier - Oct 21, 2014
Wanda Sykes will be at the Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., at 8 p.m. Nov. 21. Tickets are priced from $29.50. Student rush tickets are available...
Youth waterfowl hunts set for Oct. 25-Nov. 14
Total Views: 48 By Holly Vaughn & Barb Avers - Oct 21, 2014
Young hunters can have a memorable experience in Michigan’s managed waterfowl hunt areas in October and November. Hunters can choose from several...
Group to hold holiday fundraiser through Dec. 6
Total Views: 39 By Kenya Vinson - Oct 21, 2014
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Flint is participating with Wojo’s Greenhouse of Ortonville to offer a winter holiday fundraiser. All proceeds...
Healthy Menu Awards made Oct. 21
Total Views: 49 By Dawn Hallwood - Oct 21, 2014
Genesee County (GCHD) presented its Healthy Menu awards Oct. 21 at the Flint Farmers’ Market in honor of Food Day. GCHD began presenting the...
Help available for children with torticollis 
Total Views: 49 By Jerome Adams - Oct 21, 2014
Torticollis is a clinical condition characterized by tightening of the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) muscle on one side of the neck, resulting in the...
Colleges rally to bring in blood donors Oct. 23
Total Views: 46 By Julia Zaher - Oct 21, 2014
Flint area residents are being asked to roll up their sleeves for this year’s Make a Difference Day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 23 at Courtland...
Parents needed as driving coaches
Total Views: 4149 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Oct 21, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson Oct. 20, in recognition of National Teen Driver Safety Week, encouraged parents and guardians to take an active...
Michigan Animal Welfare Fund calls for grant proposals
Total Views: 84 By Bridget Patrick - Oct 21, 2014
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Oct. 20 announced the 2015 call for proposals through the Animal Welfare Grant....
Commission head committed to outdoors
Total Views: 115 By Ed Golder - Oct 21, 2014
Rowing against a stiff wind on a small Upper Peninsula pond, J.R. Richardson (James Robert, officially, Jimmy to his long-time friends) works to...
Michigan awarded $807,000 to help protect Western Lake Erie Basin
Total Views: 119 By Jennifer Holton - Oct 21, 2014
Protecting and preserving Michigan’s water resources is one of Gov. Rick Snyder’s top priorities and of critical importance to the state’s food...
Consumers offers lifesaving tips
Total Views: 50 By Vickie L. Walker - Oct 21, 2014
As leaves change color and cooler fall temperatures signal the start-up of furnaces across Michigan, Consumers Energy urges residents to protect...
Panel discussions for reporters Nov. 10, Nov. 18
Total Views: 30 By Samantha Meinke - Oct 21, 2014
The State Bar of Michigan Law media committee and the Society of Professional Journalists, Detroit, have collaborated to create Covering the...
Family fun at Genesee Valley Center Oct. 25
Total Views: 41 By Eileen Button - Oct 21, 2014
The Genesee District Library (GDL) and the Flint Public Library will hold the all-new Lil’ Monster’s Halloween Bash at Genesee Valley Center from...
Water system repaired
Total Views: 31 By Jason Lorenz - Oct 21, 2014
Flint’s water service center crews have replaced four of the five valves scheduled for replacement this past weekend and are currently working on...
Masquerade Ball to be at Kearsley Park Oct. 30
Total Views: 66 By Michael Kelly - Oct 17, 2014
A new option to celebrate Halloween is happening at Flint’s Historic Kearsley Park Pavilion from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Oct. 30 when the UM-Flint...
Protect yourself from carbon monoxide
Total Views: 51 By April Swartout - Oct 17, 2014
Hundreds of people die and thousands are injured from unsuspected exposure to an odorless, colorless gas — carbon monoxide (CO) every year....
FIA gets Welch Foundation grant
Total Views: 72 By Sarah Dunne - Oct 16, 2014
The Flint Institute of Arts (FIA) Art School, 1120 E. Kearsley St., was awarded a $15,000 grant from the James A. Welch Foundation to support the...
Water is issue with GM, but not residents
Total Views: 70 By Jason Lorenz - Oct 16, 2014
Flint is committed to ensuring that all Flint residents have safe, quality drinking water. That is why the city recently reached an agreement with...
Two Kawkawlin men ticketed for having too many ducks
Total Views: 120 By Ed Golder - Oct 16, 2014
Two Kawkawlin men, both 22, were ticketed Oct. 14 for being over the bag limit for redhead ducks, according to Michigan Department of Natural...
Free party for FIA members Oct. 24
Total Views: 225 By Kathryn Sharbaugh - Oct 16, 2014
An anonymous patron is offering free admission for FIA members to the Art of Video Games Level Up Preview Party from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 24. This...
FYT holding auditions for Pinocchio Oct. 28
Total Views: 63 By Dionanda Burnash - Oct 16, 2014
Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., will hold open auditions and technical interviews for “Pinocchio,” written by Carlo Collodi and adapted...
GM facilities become landfill-free
Total Views: 104 By Robert E. Wheeler - Oct 16, 2014
Eleven more General Motors facilities have achieved landfill-free status. The running total is 122 manufacturing and non-manufacturing operations...
FGCC urges support for city ballot proposals
Total Views: 86 By Regina Strong - Oct 16, 2014
The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Committee (FGCCPPC) Oct. 15 recommended support of Flint proposals on the Nov. 4 ballot. The...
Genesee County celebrates Food Day Oct. 24
Total Views: 97 By Suzanne Cupal - Oct 15, 2014
Food Day, the nationwide grassroots mobilization for healthier diets and improved food policies, is gaining momentum as organizers plan thousands...
Students to get tennis lessons from pros Oct. 24
Total Views: 80 By Lisa Ermak - Oct 15, 2014
Fifth- and sixth-graders from Eisenhower Elementary School will take to the Swartz Creek Golf Course clay tennis courts, 1902 Hammerberg Rd., from...
Baker College opens academic resource center
Total Views: 96 By Jennifer Middlin - Oct 15, 2014
Baker College of Flint has unveiled its new Academic Resource Center (ARC) for students and faculty. The 18,000-square-foot remodeling project was...
UM-Flint plans women’s night Oct. 25
Total Views: 116 By Mel Serow - Oct 15, 2014
An evening to enhance body and mind will be held for women 16 and older from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 25 at the UM-Flint Recreation Center. Guest...
'Dancing Pros: Live' coming Nov. 9
Total Views: 72 By Wendi Fournier - Oct 15, 2014
The world’s finest dancers will battle it out live when Dancing Pros: Live comes to the Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., at 3 p.m. Nov. 9 — and the...
Students aren’t clowning around about anti-bullying
Total Views: 202 By Dawn Hibbard - Oct 15, 2014
Students in the Mott Community College (MCC) honors program have taken an unorthodox approach to prevent bullying — they clown around, literally....
Mott Foundation awards $5 million in grants to Cultural Center
Total Views: 83 By Kathryn Thomas - Oct 14, 2014
The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation has granted more than $5 million in operating support to the Flint Cultural Center Corporation (FCCC), the...
FGCC endorses candidates, millages
Total Views: 90 By Regina Strong - Oct 14, 2014
The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Committee (PPC) announced Oct. 14 the endorsement of three Flint Community Schools Board of...
Opinion: Optimism abounds
Total Views: 57 By Jamie Clover Adams - Oct 14, 2014
The following is a column by Jamie Clover Adams, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development director. Fall has clearly arrived....
October is breast cancer awareness month
Total Views: 63 By Toni L. LaRocco - Oct 14, 2014
The Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) reminds the public to have regular breast screenings and mammograms during October, Breast Cancer...
EKLC’s craft show to be held Nov. 8
Total Views: 52 By Ashley Schoen - Oct 14, 2014
Genesee Intermediate School District’s Elmer A. Knopf Learning Center (EKLC) will hold its 31st annual Arts and Crafts Show from 10 to 4 p.m. Nov....
95 percent of counties are bovine TB-free
Total Views: 93 By Bridget Patrick - Oct 14, 2014
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Jamie Clover Adams Oct. 13 signed the Michigan Bovine TB zoning rule...
Consumers maximizing underground natural gas storage
Total Views: 88 By Vickie Walker - Oct 13, 2014
Homes and businesses served with natural gas from Consumers Energy saved about $295 million during last winter’s polar vortex due to the energy...
People convicted in August primary cases
Total Views: 389 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Oct 11, 2014
Four men, who prosecutors said broke the law by illegally possessing and delivering voters’ absentee ballots in Hamtramck, have been sentenced...
Volunteers clean up Grand Traverse County
Total Views: 170 By Ed Golder - Oct 11, 2014
Pete Laplaca has broken a sweat. He’s been stacking sheets of plywood and particle board on a trailer and, with the assistance of a couple others,...
Antifreeze taken off market
Total Views: 79 By Craig VanBuren - Oct 11, 2014
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) issued a “stop-use order” and a “stop-removal order” Oct. 10 for...
Water bill due dates corrected
Total Views: 75 By Jason Lorenz  - Oct 11, 2014
Flint’s customer service department has found an error in the due date printed on the water bills sent to commercial customers for October. The...
Jamie Clover Adams inducted into 4-H Emerald Clover Society
Total Views: 107 By Jennifer Holton - Oct 11, 2014
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Jamie Clover Adams was one of 11 4-H alumnus recently inducted into the...
Time to bag leaves
Total Views: 73 By Suzanne Wiggins - Oct 11, 2014
Keep Genesee County Beautiful (KGCB) is working with the city of Flint on the Bag It program to inform residents they are required to bag their...
FYT play celebrates Flint Farmers’ Market to Nov. 2
Total Views: 102 By Dionanda Burnash - Oct 11, 2014
9 X Nourished, the second production in FYT’s 2014-2015 Signature Series, will be performed by the Flint Youth Theatre at the new Flint Farmers’...
Woodside introduces monthly worship service
Total Views: 90 By Annie Oper - Oct 10, 2014
Woodside Church, 1509 E. Court St., has a new worship experience, Daybreak, at 6 p.m. the third Friday of each month focusing on a different theme...
MAYOTTEgroup, Keystone Design form partnership
Total Views: 104 By Sara Torrez  - Oct 10, 2014
MAYOTTEgroup and Keystone Design Group has announced the merging of the two Lansing-based architecture firms. “This is extremely positive as we...
Russell Orlando exhibit at MCC Oct. 13-Oct. 28
Total Views: 106 By Dawn Hibbard - Oct 10, 2014
Mott Community College, 1401 E. Court St., will have an exhibition of work by Detroit area artist Russell Orlando, In and Out of Context, in the...
MCC trustees to meet Oct. 27
Total Views: 74 By Dawn Hibbard - Oct 10, 2014
The Mott Community College trustees will hold a committee-of-the-whole meeting at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27 and the regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the...
DNR releases 2014 deer season forecast 
Total Views: 101 By Ashley Autenrieth - Oct 09, 2014
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Oct. 8 announced that its annual deer season forecast,...
Representatives from 51 colleges, universities at MCC Oct. 23
Total Views: 195 By Dawn Hibbard - Oct 09, 2014
College shopping can be exhausting and time consuming. Mott Community College (MCC) has made it easy by bringing representatives of 51 colleges...
Flint Children’s Museum opens World of Sound exhibit
Total Views: 98 By Kimberly Roddy - Oct 09, 2014
The Flint Children’s Museum (FCM), 1602 University Ave., has opened A World of Sound, a music exhibit sponsored by the General Motors Foundation....
Clarinet featured at Grand Rapids concerts Oct. 24-25
Total Views: 145 By Samara Napolitan - Oct 09, 2014
The Grand Rapids Symphony’s third Richard and Helen DeVos classical series concert of the 2014-2015 season features two pieces for clarinet. Guest...
Consumers’ CARE program helps people stay warm this winter
Total Views: 180 By Vickie L. Walker - Oct 09, 2014
Some 14,000 Michigan households could receive help from Consumers Energy to stay warm this winter through CARE, a program that lets them manage...
Video games art at FIA Oct. 25-Jan. 18
Total Views: 194 By Ashley Phifer & Tracee Glab - Oct 09, 2014
Creativity meets technology in the exhibition the Art of Video Games at the Flint Institute of Arts (FIA), 1120 E. Kearsley St., Oct. 25 through...
Tapology concert Oct. 26
Total Views: 96 By Dionanda Burnash - Oct 09, 2014
The 12th Tapology Concert will be held at the Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., at 7 p.m. Oct. 26. Geri Allen, jazz pianist, Lady of Soul Jazz Award...
Tapology offers variety of programs Oct. 24 to Oct. 26
Total Views: 111 By Dionanda Burnash - Oct 09, 2014
So you think it’s about babies dancing? Think again. Tapology, from Oct. 24 to Oct. 26 is about art, dance, jazz and keeping fun and youthfulness...
Water main break at Longway, Dort
Total Views: 162 By Jason Lorenz - Oct 08, 2014
The Flint water department is working on a water main break in the area of Robert T. Longway and Dort Highway. The break is in a 16-inch water...
Silver carp DNA found in Kalamazoo River
Total Views: 3165 By Kelly Baerwaldt - Oct 08, 2014
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) are collaborating to assess a recent positive...
Manage diabetes with physical activity
Total Views: 203 By Lindsay White - Oct 08, 2014
As cooler temperatures approach, it can sometimes be more challenging for people to get motivated to exercise outside. For people with diabetes...
Flint police get K-9 unit
Total Views: 129 By Jason Lorenz - Oct 08, 2014
The Flint Police Department’s newest member, Edo, a 4-year-old male German shepherd was imported from Poland and donated to the Flint Police...
Coats for Kids to be held through Nov. 16
Total Views: 110 By Joy Martinbianco - Oct 08, 2014
The Salvation Army, WJRT abc12, WIOG 102.5 FM, Holland Heating and Hurley Children’s Hospital are celebrating 28 years of Coats for Kids. In these...
Ask lawyer day Oct. 24
Total Views: 99 By Eileen M. Harris - Oct 08, 2014
The Genesee County Bar Association and Legal Services of Eastern Michigan are holding an Ask the Lawyer Day on Oct. 24 at the Legal Services...
Dr. Nita Kulkarni to be honored Oct. 23
Total Views: 199 By Connie Peters - Oct 08, 2014
More than 300 guests will visit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Flint Oct. 23 for the 12th annual Suits and Sauce Dinner. The seventh annual...
Physical therapy to treat shin splints
Total Views: 341 By Jerome Adams - Oct 08, 2014
The shinbone, or the tibia, the front surface of the lower leg, is under constant stress and strain when we walk, jump and run. An overuse injury...
ORV club gets senior citizens on trail
Total Views: 210 By Ed Golder - Oct 04, 2014
A change in America’s taste in off-road vehicles — the increasing popularity of side-by-side ORVs — has opened up the world of off-roading to a...
Bay City State Recreation Area gets greener
Total Views: 277 By Ed Golder - Oct 03, 2014
Bay City State Recreation Area has installed a new electric vehicle charging station in the park’s day-use area — the first charging station...
Zingerman’s holding businesses seminar Oct. 15
Total Views: 124 By Misty Gower - Oct 03, 2014
Business people throughout Genesee County are invited to learn an out-of-the-box approach to leadership during Zingerman’s business seminar from 8...
County Health Department investigating enterovirus D68
Total Views: 113 By Shurooq Hasan - Oct 03, 2014
The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) has received numerous reports involving an increase in severe respiratory illness in children 5...
MCC offers entrepreneurship certificate program
Total Views: 119 By Dawn Hibbard - Oct 03, 2014
Aspiring entrepreneurs can turn their great ideas into a viable businesses in 12 months with Mott Community College’s (MCC) Entrepreneurship...
State farmers, producers get federal grants
Total Views: 94 By Rachel McCleery - Oct 03, 2014
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry chairwoman, Oct. 2 announced critical support for Genesee,...
Specialty crop grants announced
Total Views: 93 By Heather Throne - Oct 03, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder and Director Jamie Clover Adams, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD), announced Oct. 2 Michigan will...
Consumers helping train veterans for new careers
Total Views: 359 By Vickie L. Walker - Oct 03, 2014
Consumers Energy provided a $2,500 grant through its foundation and played a role this week in helping U.S. military veterans become certified in...
Genesys Athletic Club offers weight loss program
Total Views: 344 By Cindy Ficorelli - Oct 03, 2014
Are you a couch potato interested in beginning a fitness and nutrition program, but are not sure how to start or where to go? FUSE 90 is designed...
Opinion: Career opportunities abound in food, agriculture
Total Views: 310 By Jamie Clover Adams - Oct 03, 2014
The following is a column by Jamie Clover Adams, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) director. I’m the director of...
GM Flint Assembly receives two quality awards
Total Views: 174 By Tom Wickham - Oct 02, 2014
General Motors’ Flint Assembly plant was honored Oct. 1 with the presentation of two quality awards from J.D. Power. The awards were based on...
GM plants recognized for Great Lakes stewardship
Total Views: 171 By Tom Wickham - Oct 02, 2014
Seven General Motors facilities were recognized by the state of Michigan Oct. 1 for ongoing efforts to improve the environment and quality of life...
Flint schools reports 6,571 students on count day
Total Views: 167 By Azian Ibrahim - Oct 02, 2014
Flint Community Schools announced Oct. 1 that it had enrolled 6,571 students on the count day and pledged to redouble its efforts to enroll more...
DNR announces 2015 Wildlife Habitat grant recipients
Total Views: 202 By Ed Golder - Oct 02, 2014
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the recipients of the 2015 Wildlife Habitat grants. A total of $1,062,807 was awarded to...
MCC, UM-Flint make it easier to transfer class credit
Total Views: 137 By Mel Serow - Oct 02, 2014
The UM-Flint and Mott Community College (MCC) have created an Early Childhood Articulation Agreement between the two schools. It was signed at a...
Crossroads Village celebrates Halloween
Total Views: 132 By Hilda McShane - Oct 02, 2014
Gather your little zombies, movie stars and superheroes and celebrate Halloween at Crossroads Village, 6140 Bray Rd., Oct. 4 and every weekend and...
Tips offered for safe bowhunting
Total Views: 139 By Ed Golder - Oct 02, 2014
Michigan’s bowhunting season opened Oct. 1 and Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conservation officers are sharing tips for a safe bowhunting...
Thumb Region web site launched
Total Views: 78 By Regina Strong - Oct 02, 2014
The I-69 Thumb Region is launching a new web site to tout the benefits of the region, which includes Shiawassee, Lapeer, Genesee and St. Clair,...
Statement about decision in Federal Housing Finance Agency case
Total Views: 204 By Christine Campbell - Oct 02, 2014
Sheila Crowley, National Low Income Housing Coalition CEO, and Rachel LaForest, Right to the City Alliance executive director, made the following...
Michigan vintners prepare for reduced crop
Total Views: 158 By Karel Bush - Oct 02, 2014
Severe cold events from January through March resulted in damage to grapevines that reduced fruitfulness for many of the more cold-tender...
Consumers pipeline starts operations
Total Views: 284 By Vickie Walker - Oct 02, 2014
Consumers Energy is celebrating Oct. 1 with landowners, contractors and employees involved in the successful 24-mile Southwest Michigan 1200B...
Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir will perform Nov. 1
Total Views: 178 By Wendi Fournier  - Oct 02, 2014
The Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir will perform at the Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., at 7 p.m. Nov. 1. The choir, from Dakar, Senegal, is 19...
Baker College system promotes two administrators
Total Views: 149 By Jan Jenkins  - Oct 01, 2014
Baker College has promoted Bruce Lundeen to vice president for marketing, admissions and public relations and Linda Katrinic to vice president for...
Black Violin performs at Whiting Oct. 30
Total Views: 114 By Wendi Fournier - Oct 01, 2014
Black Violin, classically trained violinists Wilner (Wil B) Baptiste and Kevin (Kev Marcus) Sylvester, will present a fresh fusion of classical...
Call Consumers before digging projects
Total Views: 215 By Vickie L. Walker - Oct 01, 2014
Consumers Energy reminds contractors and do-it-yourselfers working on last-minute projects before the snow flies to call Miss Dig at 811 at least...
IMA holding bridal show Jan. 3
Total Views: 192 By Diane Wojciechowski - Oct 01, 2014
Hot new trends will be unveiled by the area’s top wedding professionals at the IMA’s Winter Bridal Show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 3 at IMA...
Stabenow support for Chesaning Farmers Market, Tuscola Food Hub
Total Views: 200 By Brienne Prusak - Oct 01, 2014
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, Sept. 30 announced $26,926 in support for...
Consumers names Broschak vice president
Total Views: 243 By Vickie L. Walker - Oct 01, 2014
Consumers Energy has named John P. Broschak as vice president of major projects and construction. Broschak has responsibility for project...
'Messiah' rehearsals Nov. 2, Nov. 16
Total Views: 74 By Lavonne Bomeli - Sep 30, 2014
The 27th annual community “Messiah” performance will be held at 4 p.m. Nov. 23 at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 9020 S. Saginaw Rd., Grand...
Consumers protecting electrical equipment from animals
Total Views: 96 By Vickie L. Walker - Sep 30, 2014
Power outages caused last year by squirrels, raccoons and other curious animals getting into Consumers Energy’s substations dropped by more than...
Priority Children accepting nominations for awards until Dec. 5
Total Views: 102 By Crystal Pepperdine - Sep 30, 2014
Priority Children is accepting nominations for the 20th Children’s Champion Award. The awards will be presented at the Breakfast for Champions...
Lon Chaney's classic film to be shown Oct. 31
Total Views: 106 By Dionanda Burnash - Sep 30, 2014
The Flint Organ Club presents Lon Chaney’s classic 1920s film,“The Phantom of the Opera,” at 7 p.m. Oct. 31 at the MacArthur Recital Hall in the...
Opinion: Celebrate end of driver responsibility fees
Total Views: 130 By Secretary of State Ruth Johnson - Sep 27, 2014
Michigan drivers can celebrate this week now that a state law — passed a decade ago with good intentions but ultimately unfair consequences — is...
Vertigo Theatrics’ Vampire Ball Oct. 25
Total Views: 99 By Cathy Gentry - Sep 27, 2014
The haunted halls of the historic Masonic Temple shall be the site of Vertigo Theatrics’ Vampire Ball at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25. Vampire Amir Ayish...
Consumers selects 19 homes to produce energy
Total Views: 91 By Vickie Walker - Sep 27, 2014
Consumers Energy continues to support the development of renewable energy in Michigan, working with 19 homeowners to produce electricity from...
'The Things They Carried' by Tim O'Brien at Whiting Oct. 28
Total Views: 116 By Wendi Fournier - Sep 25, 2014
The Whiting, with Young Audiences New York, will present the Literature to Life Presentation of “The Things They Carried” as part of the...
Grants offered county fairs until Nov. 14
Total Views: 89 By Jennifer Holton - Sep 25, 2014
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Jamie Clover Adams Sept. 25 announced a new competitive grant...
Mayors want action to keep drinking water safe
Total Views: 99 By Nicola Crawhall - Sep 25, 2014
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative (GLSLCI) mayors from across the region called for immediate...