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Web site offers legal help in Spanish
Total Views: 27 By Angela Tripp - Sep 22, 2014
Since www.MichiganLegalHelp.org launched Aug. 17, 2012, more than 760,000 visitors have accessed free, accurate legal information and forms to...
Burton library to hold book sale Oct. 23, Oct. 25
Total Views: 13 By Sadonna Myers - Sep 22, 2014
The Burton Memorial Library, 4012 E. Atherton Rd., Burton, will hold a book sale from noon 6 p.m. Oct. 23 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 25. There are...
Suicide survivor support advocate named HealthPlus Vision winner
Total Views: 16 By Kathy Bilitzke - Sep 22, 2014
HealthPlus Sept. 22 named Barb Smith the recipient of the company’s 2014 HealthPlus Community Vision Award. Smith, who lost her brother to suicide...
YouthQuest program receives $4,000 literacy grant
Total Views: 48 By Misty Gower - Sep 22, 2014
The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce (FGCC) YouthQuest program has been awarded a $4,000 grant to support youth literacy from the Dollar...
DNR holding naming contest for new trail until Oct. 13
Total Views: 22 By Jacquelyn Baker - Sep 22, 2014
What’s in a name? For the winner of a Department of Natural Resources (DNR) contest, it’s the chance to be a part of history by suggesting the...
Starting business workshop Oct. 6
Total Views: 15 By Julie Filary - Sep 22, 2014
A free workshop to help write a business plan will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 6 at the Mott Community College Campus on Lake Drive, Lapeer....
MCC offers casualty care course Oct. 11-12
Total Views: 14 By Dawn Hibbard - Sep 22, 2014
Mott Community College Institute for Medical Simulation will offer a tactical combat casualty care (TCCC) course from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 11 and...
UM-Flint, library present African author Sept. 25-26
Total Views: 15 By Mel Serow - Sep 22, 2014
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, a noted African writer, is coming to Flint Sept. 25 and Sept. 26 to meet UM-Flint faculty, staff, students, high school...
Touch-a-Truck to be held Sept. 27
Total Views: 15 By Mel Serow - Sep 22, 2014
Visitors to the 2014 Touch-a-Truck event will get a chance to see what it’s like to drive a big rig. One of the features at this year’s free event...
Agencies unite to combat invasive species in Lake Erie
Total Views: 115 By Ed Golder - Sep 19, 2014
With the prevention and management of invasive species a top priority for natural resource agencies in the Great Lakes region, it didn’t take much...
AmeriCorps team boards up vacant Flint homes
Total Views: 53 By Brecon Richmond & Sarah Williams - Sep 19, 2014
An AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) team is providing emergency preparedness education and eliminating urban blight in Flint...
Olive Garden will give food to kid's club Sept. 22
Total Views: 611 By Connie Peters - Sep 19, 2014
Kids at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Flint will kick-off the new school year and celebrate with a special meal delivery from Olive Garden...
Naming ceremony set for MCC student life center Sept. 25
Total Views: 31 By Sharon Campbell - Sep 19, 2014
The Mott Community College campus community will honor Rajagopal Shantaram, Foundation for Mott Community College board member, by naming the MCC...
National Voter Registration Day Sept. 23
Total Views: 71 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Sep 19, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is encouraging eligible residents to register to vote and for registered voters to double check their status to...
3rd Degree Burns performs at Dryden Boom Days Sept. 27
Total Views: 30 By Nancy Hale  - Sep 19, 2014
The youth band 3rd Degree Burns will rock Dryden Boom Days with their spirited brand of classic rock n’ roll following the parade until 2 p.m....
Flint Cultural Center holds Amazing Race Oct. 15
Total Views: 33 By Wendi Fournier - Sep 19, 2014
The Flint Cultural Center holds the Amazing Race college challenge at 1 p.m. Oct. 15. This free event, that will take place on the grounds of the...
EEE confirmed in three horses, two emus
Total Views: 301 By Bridget Patrick - Sep 19, 2014
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) state veterinarian, Dr. James Averill, Sept. 19 confirmed five cases of eastern...
FGCC to give awards Nov. 6
Total Views: 39 By Regina Strong - Sep 19, 2014
Do you know of a business that is committed to making a difference in the community, a person who provides exemplary customer service or an...
Beecher students’ music video will premiere Oct. 17
Total Views: 52 By Nic Custer - Sep 18, 2014
A music video starring Beecher high school students will premiere at a talent showcase at a student assembly Oct. 17. The video was made in Shop...
Run at Genesys benefits kids Sept. 27
Total Views: 65 By Cindy Ficorelli - Sep 18, 2014
Genesys Athletic Club (GAC) will sponsor the 14th annual Dash for a Difference run and walk Sept. 27 on the grounds and nature trails of Genesys...
Autumn food drive runs through Nov. 26
Total Views: 58 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Sep 18, 2014
Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson Sept. 18 encouraged people across the state take part in the 24th Annual Michigan Harvest Gathering food...
Starting business workshop Oct. 2
Total Views: 26 By Julie Filary - Sep 18, 2014
A free workshop to help write a business plan will be held at Kettering University from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 2. This workshop covers the specifics of...
I-69 Thumb Region honors local exporters
Total Views: 95 By Regina Strong - Sep 18, 2014
Six businesses from the I-69 Thumb Region, which includes Genesee, Lapeer, Huron, Sanilac, St. Clair, Shiawassee and Tuscola counties, were...
I-69 Thumb Regional Summit highlights growth
Total Views: 39 By Regina Strong - Sep 18, 2014
More than 170 business, civic and education leaders met Sept. 18 for the 2014 I-69 Thumb Regional Summit to celebrate excellence, explore talent...
Waterfowl Hunt Areas to hold open houses Sept. 24-Oct. 9
Total Views: 51 By Holly Vaughn - Sep 18, 2014
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced Sept. 18 that its managed waterfowl hunting areas will hold open houses in September...
Sanilac County poaching suspects to be arraigned Oct. 6
Total Views: 97 By Ed Golder - Sep 18, 2014
Three people are to be arraigned Oct. 6 in 73A District Court on poaching charges from an incident Sept. 14 in Sanilac County. Three men and a...
Fashion show planned Oct. 10
Total Views: 30 By Chrysa Curran-Cronley - Sep 17, 2014
There will be a Halloween Fantasy Fashion Show featuring fun fantasy costumes at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at Chrysa Studio, 522 S. Saginaw St. Contact...
Whaley Golf Classic raises $79,000
Total Views: 84 By Abbey Smith - Sep 17, 2014
Whaley Children’s Center’s (WCC) 29th annual Whaley Golf Classic Sept. 8 at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club in Grand Blanc raised $79,000,...
Consumers Energy improves customer satisfaction
Total Views: 118 By Vickie L. Walker - Sep 17, 2014
Consumers Energy has received the second-highest ranking in customer satisfaction in J.D. Power’s annual study of gas residential customers in the...
Auto fraud task force issues recommendations
Total Views: 84 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Sep 17, 2014
A task force launched by Secretary of State Ruth Johnson to fight auto insurance scams Sept. 17 released its recommendations, which include...
Gov. Snyder celebrates successful conservation project
Total Views: 134 By Barb Avers - Sep 17, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder, Keith Creagh, Department of Natural Resources (DNR) director, Pete Albrecht, Michigan Ducks Unlimited state chairman, and Dave...
Huey Lewis and News at Whiting Oct. 18
Total Views: 61 By Wendi Fournier - Sep 16, 2014
Huey Lewis and the News are kicking off the Whiting’s 2014-2015 season at 8 p.m. Oct. 18 at 1241 E. Kearsley St. As they enter their 35th year...
Local employers sought for TeenQuest graduates
Total Views: 47 By Misty Gower - Sep 16, 2014
The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce (FGCC) TeenQuest program is seeking business employers interested in hiring program alums aged 18 to 24....
Dowdall Elementary student’s drawing featured on Consumers’ calendar
Total Views: 79 By Brian Wheeler - Sep 16, 2014
Consumers Energy has recognized the artistic talents of a student at Dowdall Elementary School in Flint by featuring his drawing about electric...
Consumers Energy reaches environmental agreement with EPA
Total Views: 83 By Vickie L. Walker - Sep 16, 2014
Consumers Energy has reached agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that resolves...
Purple Rose Playwright Intensive, Scene Study classes still open
Total Views: 44 By Katie Doral - Sep 16, 2014
Jeff Daniels’ Purple Rose Theatre Company (PRTC), 137 Park St., Chelsea, is still accepting applicants for its fall Playwright Intensive and Scene...
Still time to enroll for Baker fall quarter
Total Views: 68 By Alli Colzani - Sep 16, 2014
Baker College of Flint continues to enroll students for 2014 fall quarter. Classes begin Sept. 29 and registration continues through the first...
Students encouraged to save for college, support charity
Total Views: 32 By Tom Wickham - Sep 16, 2014
The United Way of Genesee County is working with the GM Student Corps program to encourage teenage participants to save for college. This summer,...
Grant requests from food industry due Oct. 15
Total Views: 119 By Heather Throne - Sep 15, 2014
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Jamie Clover Adams announced a call for proposals for the Strategic...
YMCA gets $5,000 grant from Martha Merkley Trust
Total Views: 44 By Pam Bailey - Sep 15, 2014
The Martha Merkley Charitable Trust has given the YMCA of Greater Flint a $5,000 grant for youth and elder programming at the YMCA. Youth and...
Food safety managers training offered Oct. 13, Oct. 20
Total Views: 98 By Brittany Mackey - Sep 15, 2014
The National Hospitality Institute (NHI), the educational foundation of the Michigan Licensed Beverage Association (MLBA), introduces a food...
DNR conservation officers to receive online training
Total Views: 140 By Ed Golder - Sep 15, 2014
A partnership between the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) law enforcement division and Michigan State University’s (MSU) School of...
Get back your prenatal body
Total Views: 154 By Jerome Adams - Sep 15, 2014
Giving birth is a life-changing experience. From a physical standpoint, childbirth has a significant impact on a woman’s body. Symptoms can vary...
Whiting appoints Loe’l Murphy education coordinator
Total Views: 59 By Wendi Fournier - Sep 15, 2014
Loe’l Murphy has been appointed education and community engagement coordinator at the Whiting. Murphy was assistant curator of programs at...
ALS walk in Kearsley Park Oct. 4
Total Views: 63 By Shabana Lakdawala - Sep 11, 2014
The ALS Association Michigan Chapter will hold the Flint Walk to Defeat ALS at Kearsley Park Oct. 4. Free registration begins at noon and the walk...
Parks pump $5 million into economy
Total Views: 65 By Hilda McShane - Sep 11, 2014
Half a million visitors streamed into the 21 parks that comprise the Genesee County Parks and Recreation Commission during 2013. In the process,...
Consumer advisory issued for company's antifreeze products
Total Views: 71 By Jennifer Holton - Sep 11, 2014
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Sept. 11 issued a Stop-Use and Stop-Removal order for antifreeze-coolant...
Genesys physician to talk about atrial fibrillation Sept. 23
Total Views: 268 By Cindy Ficorelli - Sep 10, 2014
Atrial fibrillation (AFib), the most common sustained abnormal heart rhythm, affects more than five million Americans. The number is projected to...
Literacy group holds tutoring sessions Sept. 27, Oct. 4
Total Views: 57 By Aileen M. English - Sep 10, 2014
Genesee County Literacy Coalition will hold a two-class tutor training from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 27 and Oct. 4 at Trinity United Presbyterian...
Don’t get taken for a ride when buying a car
Total Views: 77 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Sep 10, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson and Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue, Michigan State Police director, are encouraging drivers to do their homework before...
Masterson joins Hero Round Table to take on bullying
Total Views: 81 By Ellie Jacques - Sep 10, 2014
Actress Chase Masterson will take the stage at the Hero Round Table, the world’s largest conference on heroism. Masterson will discuss how fandom...
Theatrical design exhibit at MCC Sept. 22-Oct. 7
Total Views: 85 By Dawn Hibbard - Sep 10, 2014
The Mott Community College Fine Arts Gallery in the Visual Arts and Design Center will present an exhibition of work by Lansing area artist Amber...
Civic Park demolition gets $2.6 million in Hardest Hit funds
Total Views: 160 By Heidi Phaneuf - Sep 10, 2014
The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSDHA) awarded an additional $2.6 million to the Genesee County Land Bank (GCLB) to carry out...
Pesticide notification applications accepted until Feb. 15
Total Views: 78 By Jennifer Holton - Sep 10, 2014
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Pesticide and Plant Pest Management (PPPM) division is reminding residents...
Whaley House gears up for haunted history month
Total Views: 92 By Samantha M. Engel - Sep 10, 2014
Psychics, ghost hunters, ghosts and zombies will be taking over the Whaley Historic House Museum this October. The month will begin with an almost...
Seven more counties to be bovine TB free
Total Views: 96 By Bridget Patrick - Sep 10, 2014
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Sept. 10 announced publication of the interim rule in the Federal Register moving Michigan’s...
HealthPlus appoints Milback senior plan medical director
Total Views: 94 By Kathy Bilitzke  - Sep 09, 2014
HealthPlus Sept. 9 announced the appointment of Dr. Chris Milback to senior plan medical director. Milback takes over from Dr. Steve Shapiro who...
Respiratory illness in children reported
Total Views: 84 By Shurooq Hasan - Sep 09, 2014
The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) has received numerous reports about an increase in severe respiratory illness in children ages...
Flint boil-water advisory lifted
Total Views: 64 By Jason Lorenz - Sep 09, 2014
Flint has lifted both of the boil-water advisories from this week for a western part of the city. Testing results from all areas of the city...
Flint Symphony Orchestra's 2014-15 season Sept. 27-April 18
Total Views: 137 By Dionanda Burnash - Sep 09, 2014
This season music takes hold of those stirring moments and challenges you to bear the brunt of its dramatic onslaught — to be untroubled in its...
Safe driving effort for teens, parents wins national honor
Total Views: 251 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Sep 09, 2014
Michigan’s newest resource for the parents of teen drivers has won top honors from a national traffic-safety group Sept. 9 in Grand Rapids,...
'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' performed Sept. 25-28
Total Views: 86 By Michael Kelly - Sep 09, 2014
The 10th anniversary summer season of the Kearsley Park Players culminates with a production of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama winning “Cat on a Hot...
Diabetes meeting to be held Sept. 11
Total Views: 69 By Lindsay White - Sep 09, 2014
Flint residents can help eliminate diabetes-related health disparities in African American adults by attending the Flint — Better Health Together...
Hurley announces affiliation with Lapeer County Surgery Center
Total Views: 208 By Ilene Cantor - Sep 09, 2014
Hurley Health Services and Lapeer County Surgery Center, 1546 Callis Rd., Lapeer, affiliated July 3 to create an integrated system of care for...
Starting-business class Sept. 24
Total Views: 121 By Julie Filary - Sep 09, 2014
A free Starting a Business seminar will be presented at 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at Kettering University. Starting a Business is designed for...
Business workshop set for Sept. 23
Total Views: 95 By Julie Filary - Sep 08, 2014
Helping business owners and managers strengthen their financial knowledge for better decision-making is the basis for Know Your Numbers: Five Keys...
Flint ‘taps in’ to major talent
Total Views: 128 By Duane Elling - Sep 08, 2014
She’s danced with Savion Glover and toured with “Stomp” and “Cotton Club Parade” and its musical director Wynton Marsalis, and now Alexandria...
Group trying to solve Flint's literacy crisis
Total Views: 90 By Dawn Hibbard - Sep 05, 2014
The Flint and Genesee Literacy and Basic Skills Network (Network) will hold the first of six literacy planning team meetings from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m....
No hunting on most Consumers Energy property
Total Views: 88 By Vickie L. Walker - Sep 05, 2014
As hunting seasons get under way in Michigan, Consumers Energy is reminding everyone that hunting is not allowed on its property. “We are asking...
Local authors holding three book signings through Oct. 18
Total Views: 125 By Danielle Ward - Sep 05, 2014
I Wish I Woulda Knew Me Back Then, an anthology compiled by Flint local Danielle Green, will be featured at book signings Sept. 20 in Ypsilanti...
Brookwood beer boogie 5K run Oct. 16
Total Views: 74 By Diane Wojciechowski - Sep 04, 2014
IMA Brookwood Golf Club, 6045 Davison Rd., Burton, will hold its first 5-kilometer run and walk Oct. 16 on the golf course. The event will take...
Statewide ballot question wording approved
Total Views: 125 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Sep 04, 2014
Two statewide ballot proposals will be on the Nov. 4 ballot. Proposal 14-1. ~ A referendum of Public Act 520 of 2012, establishing a hunting...
Let's get 'curious' breakfast
Total Views: 57 By Cathy Gentry - Sep 04, 2014
Bring your kids to Sloan Museum, 1221 E. Kearsley St., for a day that is sure to be a barrel of laughs. Start off with a healthy breakfast and...
For-Mar holds kid's garden programs through December
Total Views: 64 By Hilda McShane - Sep 04, 2014
Kids 7 to 12 of all abilities love the Growing Gardeners series because they get to explore several aspects of gardening while they get dirty and...
Nominations for Sybyl Award open to Oct. 6
Total Views: 66 By Julia Zaher - Sep 04, 2014
Do you know an outstanding community volunteer? Would you like to see them recognized for their outstanding service? Nominations are being...
Consumers powers energy education with smartphone app
Total Views: 89 By Vickie L. Walker - Sep 04, 2014
Consumers Energy is providing Michigan students and their parents with a new, engaging way to learn how energy is generated and travels to their...
Wildlife refuge to participate in Livability Initiative
Total Views: 185 By Steven F. Kahl - Sep 04, 2014
Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) and adjacent municipalities have been named as one of four communities to participate in the Livability...
Have seat at MCC's Spanish Table
Total Views: 69 By Dawn Hibbard - Sep 04, 2014
If you speak Spanish, or would like to improve your Spanish speaking skills, Mott Community College is offering an opportunity for native speakers...
Fitness challenge registration opens
Total Views: 111 By Kasey C. Posa - Sep 04, 2014
Pre-registration for businesses, organizations and community groups is open for the Commit to Fit! Fall 4 Fitness Challenge to promote health and...
Conservation officers emphasize tree-stand safety
Total Views: 101 By Ed Golder - Sep 04, 2014
Hunting from a tree stand is a popular way for hunters to enjoy their season, but nearly every year a Michigan hunter is seriously injured or...
Moving Flint forward
Total Views: 141 By Duane M. Elling - Sep 02, 2014
Visitors at the new home of the Flint Farmers’ Market may not realize they’re witnessing a new chapter in the story of the Mott Foundation’s home...
YouthBuild goes global: Conversation with Walter Veirs
Total Views: 111 By Duane Elling - Sep 02, 2014
Since 1991, YouthBuild USA has worked to revitalize communities in the United States while giving young people a second chance to complete their...
Eat fruits, veggies to manage diabetes
Total Views: 129 By Lindsay White - Sep 02, 2014
Healthy foods, such as fruits and vegetables, give you energy to live, learn and be active. The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) is...
FIA holds arts fair Oct. 18-19
Total Views: 69 By Sherren Sandy - Sep 02, 2014
Founders Society and the Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St., are holding the ninth annual First Frost Arts and Fine Crafts Fair from 10...
Plan for emergencies during September
Total Views: 73 By April Swartout - Sep 02, 2014
The theme of National Preparedness Month (NPM), in September, is “Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare.” The Genesee County Health Department...
For-Mar holding drawing sessions Sept. 7-28
Total Views: 79 By Hilda McShane - Sep 02, 2014
Get “artsy” at Genesee County Parks’ For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum, 2142 Genesee Rd., Burton, by joining Barbara Holmer, from the American...
Physical therapy’s role in women’s health
Total Views: 681 By Jerome Adams - Sep 02, 2014
Ever since the No. 1 New York Times bestseller Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus by John Gray was published, more and more people have asked...
Think food safety when packing school lunches
Total Views: 227 By Jennifer Holton - Aug 30, 2014
As parents are preparing for all the back to school necessities, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) reminds...
Flint looking for firefighters
Total Views: 124 By Jason Lorenz  - Aug 30, 2014
Flint is accepting applications for both its eligible firefighter-EMT and firefighter-EMT trainee lists to fill vacant positions in Flint Fire...
Grouse Enhanced Management Systems gives hunters better chance
Total Views: 397 By Ed Golder - Aug 30, 2014
It isn’t every day that you would find Gov. Rick Snyder and Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh working shoulder-to-shoulder in...
Consumers speeds up meter technology upgrade
Total Views: 96 By Vickie L. Walker - Aug 29, 2014
Consumers Energy is accelerating its plan to provide updated electric meters to homes and businesses across Michigan. By the end of 2017 — two...
FYT acting classes begin Sept. 23
Total Views: 79 By Dionanda Burnash - Aug 29, 2014
Students can build on their passion for theater with fall acting classes at Flint Youth Theatre. The application deadline for fall classes is...
Horse, turkeys West Nile virus positive
Total Views: 615 By Bridget Patrick - Aug 29, 2014
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) and Department of Community Health (MDCH) Aug. 28 announced an eight-year-old...
Survey shows 73 percent of voters support post-Labor Day school law
Total Views: 101 By Sara Torre - Aug 28, 2014
A statewide survey by Mitchell Research and Communications found dramatically increased support for a Michigan law requiring public schools to...
Apply for home heating credit by Sept. 30
Total Views: 99 By Vickie L. Walker - Aug 28, 2014
Michigan homeowners can still receive help paying their heating bills if they file by Sept. 30 for a Michigan Home Heating Credit. Residents can...
Short Film Contest seeks submissions to Sept. 26
Total Views: 81 By Dawn Hibbard - Aug 28, 2014
Do you have a horror, comedy or science fiction film idea? Make it a reality and enter it in the Jon Cockerill Memorial Short Film Contest by...
Conversation with Farmers' Market manager
Total Views: 87 By Duane M. Elling - Aug 28, 2014
Flint Farmers’ Market Manager Dick Ramsdell might wonder whether he missed his calling as a fortune teller. He recalls touring the Flint Journal’s...
Teen club improves city conditions, young people’s lives
Total Views: 89 By Maggie Jaruzel Potter - Aug 28, 2014
Like many his age, high school student Brandon Fuller sought an opportunity to be active in his community. But his time isn’t spent volunteering...
DNR seeks elk poaching information
Total Views: 128 By Debbie Munson Badini - Aug 27, 2014
As elk hunting season gets under way in Michigan, the Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters and northeast Michigan residents that it is...
Curious George at Sloan Museum Sept. 20-Jan. 4
Total Views: 123 By Cathy Gentry - Aug 27, 2014
“Curious George: Let’s Get Curious!” — the next exhibit at Sloan Museum, 1221 E. Kearsley St. — opens Sept. 20. The exhibit leads visitors on a...
Consumers moving to completion of $250 million project
Total Views: 95 By Vickie L. Walker - Aug 27, 2014
Michigan’s progress on cleaner air is making a big jump forward as Consumers Energy rapidly completes a $250 million technology upgrade at the...
Baker College revamps administrative professional program
Total Views: 101 By Alli Colzani - Aug 27, 2014
Baker College of Flint has given its administrative professional program a transformation to better align it with the duties of modern employment...
Affordable rental housing elusive for lowest income Americans
Total Views: 83 By Christine Campbell - Aug 27, 2014
There are more renters today than in previous decades, but there are not enough units renting at affordable prices to meet the needs of the lowest...
FIM names Lindsay Pearson orchestra manager
Total Views: 105 By Dionanda Burnash - Aug 27, 2014
The Flint Institute of Music (FIM) has selected Lindsay Pearson as the new Flint Symphony Orchestra (FSO) manager effective Sept. 8. FIM President...
Purple Rose offers classes through July 23
Total Views: 99 By Katie Doral - Aug 27, 2014
Jeff Daniels’ Purple Rose Theatre Company (PRTC) is accepting actor and playwright applicants starting Sept. 2 for six classes during its...
Upper Peninsula habitat improvements ramp up
Total Views: 95 By Ed Golder - Aug 23, 2014
On state-managed land in southern Marquette County, there stands a grove of nearly 500 mature Siberian crabapple trees that are thriving —...
Baker enrolling for fall quarter through Oct. 4
Total Views: 92 By Alli Colzani - Aug 23, 2014
Baker College of Flint is enrolling students for fall quarter. Classes begin Sept. 29 and registration continues through the first week of...
Watershed Coalition gets grant for Hamilton Dam project
Total Views: 100 By Janet Van De Winkle - Aug 23, 2014
The Flint River Watershed Coalition (FRWC) has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative Network (WIN) for the...
FIA opens 2014-2015 movie season Sept. 5-7
Total Views: 100 By Ed Bradley - Aug 22, 2014
Third Person, an all-star drama from Academy Award-winning writer-director Paul Haggis, will launch the 2014–15 Friends of Modern Art film series...
Max Well Therapy honors autism center director
Total Views: 97 By Jennifer Hall - Aug 22, 2014
When a moment of pampering is up for grabs, no one is more deserving than this month’s winner of Max Well Therapy’s Pay it Forward program. Amy...
HunterEdCourse.com offers new option for online hunter education
Total Views: 97 By Jim Moore  - Aug 22, 2014
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Aug. 21 announced that a third official Michigan online hunter education course is now available at...
HealthPlus extends sponsorship of Crim races through 2016
Total Views: 91 By Kathleen Bilitzke - Aug 21, 2014
HealthPlus Aug. 20 announced that it will be title sponsor of the HealthPlus Crim Festival of Races and the HealthPlus Tour De Crim for 2015 and...
ExpressSOS campus voter registration drive Aug. 26-Oct 2
Total Views: 257 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Aug 21, 2014
The mobile office will be on the road as part of a statewide voter registration drive visiting colleges and universities, Secretary of State Ruth...
YMCA RPM Relay to raise money Sept. 28
Total Views: 103 By Pam Bailey - Aug 21, 2014
Registration is open for the YMCA of Greater Flint 2014 RPM Relay Sept. 28 at Camp Copneconic, 10407 N. Fenton Rd., Fenton. Check-in starts at 10...
Flint schools calls back 52 laid-off teachers, staff
Total Views: 91 By Azlan Ibrahim - Aug 21, 2014
Flint Community Schools announced Aug. 20 it is calling back 52 teachers and staff when school resumes Sept. 2. “We are pleased to have these...
MCC accredited as corrections academy site
Total Views: 128 By Dawn Hibbard - Aug 20, 2014
The Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) has named Mott Community College (MCC) an approved training site for the Michigan Corrections...
Physical therapy can help spine injuries
Total Views: 110 By Jerome Adams - Aug 18, 2014
August is a month of awareness for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a condition in which patients suffer from reduced muscle tone and significant...
Michigan leaders say Lake Erie must be protected
Total Views: 99 By Jamie Clover Adams - Aug 15, 2014
State department leaders held a news roundtable in Lansing Aug. 14 to review the recent algae bloom in western Lake Erie that tainted drinking...
Grant allows Food Bank to increase produce distribution
Total Views: 118 By Tracy Fowler-Johnston - Aug 14, 2014
The Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) rural food distribution is a $1 million grant from ADM Cares through a partnership with Feeding America...
School system gets short-term loan
Total Views: 124 By Azlan Ibrahim - Aug 14, 2014
Flint Community Schools Aug. 13 thanked the board of education for approving a short-term, low-interest loan to help bridge a gap in the schedule...