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Lake Huron fishery on the rebound
Total Views: 27 By Elyse Walter - Jul 28, 2014
With populations and catch rates for lake trout, walleye, steelhead and other species hovering near record levels in Lake Huron, the Department of...
School officials urge approval of deficit elimination plan
Total Views: 23 By Azlan Ibrahim - Jul 28, 2014
Flint Community Schools (FCS) has updated a plan designed to erase an estimated $20-million budget deficit by 2021 and will ask the Board of...
Beverly Walker-Griffea is new MCC president
Total Views: 27 By Michael Kelly - Jul 28, 2014
The Mott Community College trustees has named Dr. Beverly Walker-Griffea as the institution’s new president to succeed Dr. Richard Shaink. She...
Organic producers can get financial assistance
Total Views: 16 By Jennifer Holton - Jul 28, 2014
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) July 28 announced that certification cost-share assistance will be available...
Input on intentions for state forest habitat sought
Total Views: 15 By David Price - Jul 28, 2014
The Department of Natural Resources wants to update its network of high conservation value areas (HCVAs), areas of state-managed lands that, among...
Eagle's Nest Academy gets $100,000 grant
Total Views: 17 By Vanessa Ferguson - Jul 28, 2014
Eagle’s Nest Academy, 5005 Cloverlawn Dr., was recently awarded a $100,000 planning grant from the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) to help...
Celebrate 40 years of Endangered Species Act Aug. 4-10
Total Views: 16 By Karen Gourlay - Jul 28, 2014
This year marks the 40th anniversary of Michigan’s Endangered Species Act, the important legislation that has been critical to the recovery of...
Seven candidates get FGCC endorsement
Total Views: 29 By Regina Strong  - Jul 28, 2014
The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce (FGCC) Public Policy Committee (PPC) July 28 endorsed seven candidates in the Aug. 5 primary election for...
Train lovers weekend Aug. 2-3
Total Views: 21 By Hilda McShane - Jul 28, 2014
Come to Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad, 6140 N. Bray Rd., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 2 and Aug. 3 to celebrate the Huckleberry...
Adaptive Golf to hold pro-am scramble Sept. 12
Total Views: 18 By Sherry Farney - Jul 28, 2014
Michigan Adaptive Golf will hold an 18-hole (par three format) scramble at Rolling Hills Golf Club, 3274 Davison Rd., Lapeer, Sept. 12. Shotgun...
Health event will be held Aug. 2
Total Views: 26 By Tonya French-Turner - Jul 26, 2014
The second annual Get Out and Move health event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 2 at Atwood Stadium to help reduce the growing rates of...
Free writing business plan workshop Aug. 6
Total Views: 23 By Julie Filary - Jul 26, 2014
A free workshop to help write a business plan will be held at Kettering University from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 6. This workshop covers the specifics of...
Web site provides one-stop-shop for trail information
Total Views: 24 By Debbie Munson Baldini - Jul 26, 2014
Hikers, bicyclists, off-road vehicle users, horseback riders and other trail enthusiasts can now more easily locate and enjoy the vast network of...
Fresh future for Farmers’ Market
Total Views: 39 By Duane Elling - Jul 26, 2014
Bins of fresh flowers, fruits and vegetables have replaced the stacks of newspapers. Where technicians once worked on enormous printing presses,...
Christmas trees are year-round business
Total Views: 26 By Director Jamie Clover Adams - Jul 26, 2014
While you won’t see winter decorations or hear holiday carols in the local retail stores just yet, it’s time to think about Michigan Christmas...
State mobile office to visit Flint area July 28
Total Views: 23 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Jul 26, 2014
The Michigan Secretary of State's Mobile Office will be at Operation Fresh Start at the UM-Flint Hubbard Building, 602 Mill St., from 10 a.m. to 4...
Teens prep for SYI service day Aug. 7
Total Views: 32 By Misty Gower - Jul 26, 2014
More than a dozen Flint schools and other local sites will get a cleanup Aug. 7 as 450 TeenQuest students volunteer during the annual Summer Youth...
FIA Founders Society holds 'plein air' day Aug. 9
Total Views: 22 By Sarah Dunne - Jul 26, 2014
Watch 30 plein air artists from around the state from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 9 as they paint on the grounds of Applewood. This historic site,...
DNR Natural Resources Academy teaches teachers
Total Views: 28 By Ed Golder - Jul 26, 2014
Given a choice, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources would enroll every student in the state in a class on natural resources. Since that’s...
Bacteria levels high in Kelly Lake
Total Views: 28 By Tammy Trzcinski-Green - Jul 24, 2014
The Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) advises against swimming in Kelly Lake in Burton because of elevated E. coli bacteria. All other...
Credit unions raise money for food bank
Total Views: 66 By Tracy Fowler-Johnston - Jul 24, 2014
The fifth annual Caring Community Credit Unions Campaign ran from June 16 to July 3 at several credit unions in the Food Bank of Eastern...
How to avoid ‘dumb’ marijuana legalization
Total Views: 44 By Mark Kleiman - Jul 24, 2014
The majority of Americans support the legalization of marijuana. Despite that fact, we spend about $1 billion annually to enforce prohibition. So...
MLBA endorses legislative candidates
Total Views: 74 By Nicole Jones - Jul 24, 2014
The Michigan Licensed Beverage Association (MLBA) announces its endorsement of candidates for the state election in November. The MLBA was founded...
Farmers’ Market named one of state’s best
Total Views: 34 By Misty Gower - Jul 24, 2014
The Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 E. First St., has been named one of the state’s best about a month after welcoming a historic crowd of more than...
Secord Township gets federal grant
Total Views: 39 By Brienne Prusak - Jul 24, 2014
U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin July 23 announced support for Secord Township Fire and Rescue to improve operations and safety. This...
Baker launches program for preschool educators
Total Views: 36 By Alli Colzani - Jul 24, 2014
Baker College of Flint is launching a new certificate program in the fall quarter that helps preschool educators prepare for the assessment...
Program to resolve outstanding misdemeanor warrants July 28
Total Views: 44 By Jason Lorenz - Jul 24, 2014
The Flint Police Department and Flint Lifelines have developed a program called Operation Fresh Start that will help residents with outstanding...
Does your family have emergency plan?
Total Views: 46 By April Swartout - Jul 24, 2014
A public health emergency or a natural disaster can occur without warning at any moment, forcing you to evacuate or stay in your home. Your family...
HealthPlus seeks nominations for Vision Award
Total Views: 38 By Kathy Bilitzke - Jul 22, 2014
HealthPlus July 22 announced that it is accepting nominations for its second annual HealthPlus Community Vision Award. Anyone who knows an unsung...
July is National Parks Month
Total Views: 42 By Ann Goldon - Jul 22, 2014
July is National Parks and Recreation Month. This year’s theme is “out is in.” Nearly three in 10 U.S. adults do not spend time outside on a daily...
MCC cheerleaders to hold day camp Aug. 18-20
Total Views: 39 By Dawn Hibbard - Jul 22, 2014
The Mott Community College (MCC) Cheerleaders Club will hold the Mott Bears Cheer Day Camp from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 18 to Aug. 20 in the Ballenger...
Emergency manager's statement on salaries
Total Views: 59 By Jason Lorenz - Jul 22, 2014
Emergency Manager Darnell Earley issued a statement July 21 to clarify misconceptions circulating about the partial restoration of salary to the...
Community foundations are still improving neighborhoods
Total Views: 42 By Maggie Jaruzel Potter - Jul 22, 2014
Kids playing sports on neighborhood streets are common in communities around the country. Equally common is residents’ anger after flying balls...
Fighting car theft with new tool
Total Views: 42 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Jul 22, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson July 21 announced that Michigan now participates fully in a national motor vehicle title database created to...
Rally to raise awareness for animal control July 28
Total Views: 236 By Vanessa Ferguson - Jul 22, 2014
A rally to encourage voters to support candidates who are advocating for change at Genesee County Animal Control will be held from 3:30 to 6:30...
Hurley Foundation holds Miracle Dinner Picnic July 29
Total Views: 53 By Ilene Cantor - Jul 22, 2014
The Hurley Foundation’s fifth annual Miracle Dinner Picnic will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. July 29 at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre, 5353 Gateway...
Farms to produce electricity with anaerobic digesters
Total Views: 42 By Vickie Walker - Jul 22, 2014
Consumers Energy has selected four Michigan farms, Beaver Creek Farms, Coopersville, Brook View Dairy, Freeport, Green Meadow Farms Inc., Elsie,...
Physical therapy can help people with osteoporosis
Total Views: 42 By Jerome Adams - Jul 22, 2014
Osteoporosis is a condition in which the amount of calcium and minerals in the bone decreases, leading to a reduction in bone density. Bones...
FIA to hold beer tasting Sept. 13
Total Views: 48 By Sarah Dunne - Jul 19, 2014
The Flint Institute of Arts (FIA), 1120 E. Kearsley St., and Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar will hold the seventh annual beer tasting event...
FYT acting workshops at For-Mar July 25-Aug. 15
Total Views: 53 By Hilda McShane - Jul 19, 2014
If you have a little budding actor or actress who aspires to be on a stage, you’ll want to sign them up for Flint Youth Theatre (FYT) acting...
Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge bird sightings July 18
Total Views: 43 By Steven F. Kahl - Jul 19, 2014
The drawdown of Pool 1A is attracting a mix of waterfowl, wading birds and fall migrant shorebirds at the Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge,...
Women invited to Camo and Lace event Aug. 16
Total Views: 57 By Sherry Farney - Jul 19, 2014
Area women are invited to join Camo and Lace for Paddle, Picnic and Peeps at 9 a.m. Aug. 16. Camo and Lace is working with Redbeard’s Canoe and...
Party to be held downtown Aug. 15
Total Views: 80 By Phil Shaltz - Jul 19, 2014
Downtown Flint developers Phil Shaltz and Dave Lurvey have teamed up to bring a party from 4:30 p.m. to midnight Aug. 15 to the bricks in downtown...
Area gets $100,000 grant to remove lead
Total Views: 96 By Crystal Pepperdine - Jul 19, 2014
Flint and the Flint Genesee Green and Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) has received a Lead Safe for Kids Sake $100,000 grant to remove lead hazards...
Anthology by local women to be published
Total Views: 80 By Danielle Ward - Jul 19, 2014
I Wish I Woulda Knew Me Back Then tells the stories of 11 women, each sharing an experience in her life that deeply impacted her, and describes...
MCC’s Sobie gets geospatial achievement award
Total Views: 61 By Dawn Hibbard - Jul 18, 2014
Frank Sobie, associate professor of geography and geographic information systems (GIS) at Mott Community College (MCC), received the IMAGIN...
For-Mar holds science programs July 19, Aug. 9
Total Views: 43 By Hilda McShane - Jul 18, 2014
For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum, 2142 N. Genesee Rd., Burton, is holding BioBlitz programs that lead up to a two-day event in September...
Estate planning seminars start Aug. 6
Total Views: 51 By Samantha Meinke - Jul 18, 2014
Members of the State Bar of Michigan (SBM) unauthorized practice of law committee, members of the SBM elder law and disability rights section and...
FGCC wants yes vote on Proposal 1 
Total Views: 58 By Regina Strong - Jul 18, 2014
The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce (FGCC) public policy committee announced the endorsement of Proposal 1 on the Aug. 5 statewide ballot. The...
Importing some baitfish is unlawful
Total Views: 76 By Tom Goniea - Jul 17, 2014
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds the public that importing certain baitfish species is prohibited. The DNR has recently received...
Kids can try firearms at DNR range July 29-Aug. 6
Total Views: 58 By Mary Benson - Jul 17, 2014
The Department of Natural Resources will again offer demonstration days for mentored youth hunters at its Ortonville, Pontiac Lake, Rose Lake and...
State parks make infrastructure upgrades
Total Views: 52 By Debbie Munson Badini - Jul 17, 2014
More than a dozen of Michigan’s 102 state parks have recently completed infrastructure upgrades to campgrounds and day-use areas, improving the...
Free, reduced-price meals applications available
Total Views: 62 By Barbara Whittier - Jul 17, 2014
Genesee Intermediate School District announces that the enrollment period for children has begun for free and reduced-priced meals and free milk...
Eagles concert in Grand Rapids July 31-Aug. 1
Total Views: 73 By Samara Napolitan - Jul 17, 2014
The Eagles chronicled America in the 1970s, a decade marked by extravagance, disillusionment and rapidly changing social mores. The band formed in...
Bacteria levels high in Kelly Lake
Total Views: 37 By Tammy Trzcinski-Green - Jul 17, 2014
The Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) advises against swimming in Kelly Lake in Burton because of elevated E. coli bacteria. All other...
Kearsley Park Players present 'Pirates of Penzance' Aug. 1-10
Total Views: 52 By Gary - Jul 17, 2014
Flint’s Kearsley Park Players take to the stage again in the Gilbert and Sullivan musical classic Pirates of Penzance. This rollicking comedy...
Consumers named environmental champion in Midwest
Total Views: 51 By Vickie L. Walker - Jul 17, 2014
An independent national survey has ranked Consumers Energy as the top environmental champion among providers of electricity and natural gas in the...
More than 19 million fish stocked this spring
Total Views: 51 By Elyse Walter - Jul 17, 2014
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources July 16 announced the totals from its spring fish stocking. The DNR’s fisheries division stocked...
SOS offers mechanic testing on kiosks in 80 offices
Total Views: 56 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Jul 17, 2014
New customer service improvements have made getting certified as a mechanic in Michigan a much more convenient process, Secretary of State Ruth...
GISD board reorganizes for 2014-2015 school year
Total Views: 144 By Barbara Whittier - Jul 17, 2014
The Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD) Board of Education held its reorganization meeting for the 2014-2015 school year July 15. It...
Driver education program praised by national group
Total Views: 48 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Jul 16, 2014
Michigan’s driver education program received high praise from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) panel of national experts,...
Foreign Allegiance presents comedy Aug. 21
Total Views: 51 By Brandon Matthews - Jul 16, 2014
Foreign Allegiance, an Los Angeles-based music producer duo from Flint, presents the first of its comedy series to be held at the new All Stars...
Antlerless deer license applications sale to Aug. 15
Total Views: 69 By Holly Vaughn - Jul 16, 2014
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) says the application period for antlerless deer licenses is open through Aug. 15. Hunters can apply for...
Waterfowl hunters can buy federal duck stamp
Total Views: 53 By Ed Golder  - Jul 16, 2014
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s federal duck stamp office will offer the federal...
Consumers Energy focusing on forestry projects
Total Views: 53 By Vickie Walker - Jul 16, 2014
Consumers Energy is increasing its work to keep trees away from electric lines in communities across Michigan. “Our work to keep electric lines...
City officials, police, pastors discuss recent deaths
Total Views: 75 By Jason Lorenz - Jul 16, 2014
Flint’s Emergency Manager Darnell Earley and Mayor Dayne Walling meet July 11 with the Concerned Pastors for Social Action, the Michigan State...
Derby Girls holds fan appreciation game Aug. 9
Total Views: 82 By LuAnn Rase - Jul 16, 2014
Do not miss the Flint City Derby Girls’ fan appreciation game when the toughest ladies in Flint will be competing in a free home game against Mid...
IMA to honor Phil Shaltz Oct. 23
Total Views: 55 By Diane Wojciechowski - Jul 16, 2014
The IMA Recreation Associationʼs 12th annual Community Salute will honor Phil Shaltz, Shaltz Automation president, Oct. 23 at 6045 Davison Rd.,...
Double homicide suspect killed July 9
Total Views: 59 By Jason Lorenz - Jul 13, 2014
Daron Gaylor Jr., a suspect in June 2 and July 5 homicides, was found dead in an attic July 9 after a standoff with police. Police began 24-hour...
Cooks Farm Dairy recalls chocolate milk
Total Views: 122 By Tom Kobet - Jul 12, 2014
Cooks Farm Dairy, 2950 E. Seymour Lake Rd., Ortonville, is voluntarily recalling their Cooks Farm Dairy chocolate milk because it may contain...
Park has something for everyone
Total Views: 54 By Hilda McShane - Jul 12, 2014
Richfield County Park, 6322 N. Irish Rd., Davison, offers 345 acres of recreational opportunities and the Flint River meanders through the heart...
Water safety tips offered
Total Views: 58 By Suzanne Cupal - Jul 12, 2014
About 10 people die every day from unintentional drowning. Two of the 10 are children aged 14 and younger. The Genesee County Health Department...
Blight workshops scheduled through July 31
Total Views: 60 By Elizabeth Jordan - Jul 11, 2014
Blight workshops have been scheduled in each ward to get input on the draft blight elimination strategy. Blight elimination was a high priority...
Researcher gives rare turtles head start on survival 
Total Views: 68 By Ed Golder - Jul 11, 2014
To Jim Harding, spending nearly a lifetime studying wood turtles just makes sense. “These are very long-lived animals,” Harding said. “And if you...
Ruth Mott Foundation appoints president
Total Views: 74 By Gail Moody - Jul 11, 2014
The Ruth Mott Foundation trustees have appointed Handy Lindsey Jr. to be the foundation’s next president beginning Sept. 1. Lindsey has more than...
Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival returns Aug. 2-3
Total Views: 91 By Valerie Blaschka - Jul 11, 2014
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Frank N. Anderson Foundation will hold the annual Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival Aug. 2 and...
Prevent oak wilt disease spread
Total Views: 59 By Ed Golder - Jul 11, 2014
July 15 marks the end of the three-month window when oak wilt can be transmitted from diseased to healthy red oak trees. Although this time frame...
Emergency manager's statement on retiree lawsuit
Total Views: 53 By Jason Lorenz - Jul 10, 2014
“The United States District Court for the District of Eastern Michigan June 30 in the case of Welch vs. Brown granted the city of Flint’s motion...
Sloan, Longway holding summer events to Aug. 7
Total Views: 66 By Carol Gentry - Jul 09, 2014
The Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium are holding summer camps and programs for fourth through eighth graders this summer. Pre-registration is...
MCC offers music career open house July 30
Total Views: 66 By Dawn Hibbard - Jul 09, 2014
Interested in a music career? Learn what it takes to work in the music industry at an open house held by the Mott Community College (MCC) music...
Goodwill opens new Flint donation center
Total Views: 70 By Kathy Rometty - Jul 09, 2014
Donating to Goodwill is getting easier. Donors in west Flint can simplify their spring cleaning with one more donation option with the opening of...
For-Mar to get hoop house
Total Views: 76 By Hilda McShane - Jul 09, 2014
Genesee County Parks received a grant from the Darden Foundation’s Grow Your Park program to build a hoop house. For-Mar staff will use the hoop...
Treat repetitive strain injury
Total Views: 75 By Jerome Adams - Jul 08, 2014
Repetitive strain injury (RSI) occurs as a result of overuse or misuse of the body and it generally affects the upper extremities. It has been...
Flotilla offers fun on Flint River Aug. 2
Total Views: 81 By Vanessa Ferguson - Jul 08, 2014
You can relax on a flotilla down the Flint River at 3 p.m. Aug. 2. People will bring floating devices for a leisurely float down the river then...
Alzheimer’s walk to be held Sept. 13
Total Views: 73 By Betty O’Neill - Jul 08, 2014
The Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held at 10:15 a.m. Sept. 13 at the Genesys nature trails, Grand Blanc. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is an...
Scouts turns Chevrolet Volt battery covers into homes for bats
Total Views: 75 By Vickie L. Walker - Jul 08, 2014
Consumers Energy’s hydro properties will have more housing options available for bats — thanks to a Boy Scout and electric car parts from General...
Hurley Trauma Center Golf Classic Sept. 8
Total Views: 62 By Ilene Cantor - Jul 08, 2014
The Hurley Foundation will hold its 30th Annual Trauma Center Golf Classic Sept. 8 at the Flint Golf Club, 3100 Lakewood Dr., to benefit Hurley’s...
Hospice training starts Aug. 4
Total Views: 68 By Cindy Ficorelli - Jul 04, 2014
Reverence Home Health and Hospice needs volunteers for its hospice program in Genesee County and surrounding areas. Volunteers visit patients,...
Wildlife habitat grants available through Aug. 12
Total Views: 71 By Clay Buchanan - Jul 04, 2014
The Department of Natural Resources July 3 announced it will accept Wildlife Habitat Grant Program applications through Aug. 12. Projects...
Whaley Museum strips down for summer exhibit
Total Views: 61 By Samantha M. Engel - Jul 04, 2014
The Whaley Historic House Museum is shedding a few of its layers as the temperatures rise this summer. The mannequins are donning their...
Cross Winds Energy Park construction tours offered
Total Views: 72 By Vickie L. Walker - Jul 04, 2014
Consumers Energy’s Cross Winds Energy Park construction tours will be offered by the Caro Chamber of Commerce beginning July 12. This public...
Speak to Your Health! Community Survey continues
Total Views: 82 By Suzanne Cupal - Jul 03, 2014
Thousands of Genesee County residents have the opportunity to participate in a survey about their own health and the health of their community....
Boating safety tips offered
Total Views: 94 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Jul 03, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds boaters to make sure all aboard stay safe while on the water enjoying a Pure Michigan Fourth of July. “If...
Baker College culinary students win awards
Total Views: 84 By Alli Colzani - Jul 03, 2014
Baker College of Port Huron Culinary Institute of Michigan (CIM) students brought home five of the seven medals awarded to student culinarians at...
Former Clark School to be demolished
Total Views: 70 By Lucille James - Jul 02, 2014
The former Clark School, 1519 Harrison St., will be demolished over several days beginning July 2 by the Genesee County Land Bank. The former...
Stutterers can get help at libraries
Total Views: 76 By Patty Reed - Jul 02, 2014
For the three million Americans who stutter, not being able to say their own name is just one of the many challenges which confront them as they...
Curfew ordinance to keep unsupervised minors away from events 
Total Views: 64 By Jason Lorenz - Jul 02, 2014
Flint has amended its curfew to include specific rules about unsupervised minors at special events within the city. The amended ordinance requires...
Summer eating tips offered for people with diabetes
Total Views: 74 By Lindsay White - Jul 02, 2014
Families everywhere are dusting off their grills and preparing for family get-togethers and backyard barbeques. Making healthy food choices, even...
Trade shop set for July 30
Total Views: 65 By Mary Lorah-Hammond - Jul 02, 2014
Do you want to increase sales or improve your business? The third annual Manufacturing Pitch and Catch Trade Show at the Mott Regional Technology...
Consumers selects 22 new sites for solar power
Total Views: 68 By Vickie L Walker - Jul 02, 2014
Consumers Energy has chosen 22 new projects offered by businesses and homeowners across Michigan’s Lower Peninsula to produce solar energy. “We...
EM’s response to Councilman Davis’ remarks on police, fire millage
Total Views: 87 By Jason Lorenz - Jun 30, 2014
“City of Flint officials have said on numerous occasions that use of the police and fire millage in a financially responsible manner was essential...
Quarantine for invasive balsam woolly adelgid issued
Total Views: 79 By Jennifer Holton - Jun 30, 2014
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) established a quarantine June 30 to protect the state’s nearly 14 million fir...
DNR reminds ORV riders to 'Tread Lightly'
Total Views: 67 By Ed Golder - Jun 30, 2014
With the increasing use of off-road vehicles as a fun, summer activity in Michigan, conservation officers with the Department of Natural Resources...
Consumers invests in new technologies
Total Views: 62 By Vickie L. Walker - Jun 30, 2014
Consumers Energy is making use of the latest technologies to improve customer electric reliability, from new covers on equipment inside electric...
Electronic smoking devices banned in county buildings, vehicles
Total Views: 69 By Ann Goldon - Jun 26, 2014
The Genesee County Board of Commissioners prohibited the use of electronic smoking devices in all Genesee County buildings and work vehicles June...
Flint Farmers’ Market opening draws 18,000
Total Views: 131 By Regina Strong - Jun 25, 2014
The entrepreneurial spirit was on full display as the Farmers’ Market opened its doors to the public on June 21. The historic day drew about...
Photography book captures Michigan’s Civil War history
Total Views: 98 By Donna Ullrich - Jun 25, 2014
The American Civil War Years: The Michigan Experience has been independently published by iMichigan Productions of Flint, a 501(c)(3) educational...
GM building solar arrays at two area facilities
Total Views: 96 By Tom Wickham - Jun 24, 2014
General Motors is increasing its renewable energy use with three acres of new solar arrays at two Michigan facilities. The company’s processing...
STEM academy nurtures early interest in math, science
Total Views: 103 By Ann Richards - Jun 24, 2014
Only two years ago, establishing an elementary school focusing on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) was just an idea on paper — the...
Purple Rose to hold BBQ fundraiser Aug. 3
Total Views: 96 By Katie Doral - Jun 24, 2014
The Purple Rose Theatre Company will hold its third annual backyard BBQ fundraiser at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 3 at Cornman Farms, 8540 Island Lake Rd.,...
Crim, PAL get $171,600 grant to help children
Total Views: 99 By Lauren Holaly-Zembo - Jun 24, 2014
The Crim Fitness Foundation and the Flint Police Activities League (PAL) have been awarded a $171,600 grant from the Ruth Mott Foundation to boost...
Learn to prepare for disasters, emergencies
Total Views: 126 By Michelle Hibbard - Jun 18, 2014
Nearly five million people learn how to prepare themselves, their households and their businesses for emergencies each year. The American Red...
Ruth Mott Foundation renews funding for Y Safe Places
Total Views: 117 By Pam Bailey - Jun 18, 2014
The Ruth Mott Foundation will continue its support of Y Safe Places with a $125,720 grant. Y Safe Places is a summer and afterschool program...
Work begins on Chevy-in-Hole
Total Views: 105 By Jason Lorenz - Jun 18, 2014
Work is being done this week by the city to turn the compost at Chevy-in-the-Hole in the next step of the site’s cleanup and reuse. The city has...
Speech help, physical therapy offered
Total Views: 116 By Jennifer M. Hall - Jun 17, 2014
Max Well Therapy, Genesee County’s therapy resource for children with various developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders, speech...
Resident cited for keeping chickens
Total Views: 109 By Jason Lorenz - Jun 17, 2014
The Flint blight enforcement office was contacted two weeks ago by a resident making a complaint about a neighbor's raising of chickens in their...
Shiawassee Wildlife Refuge bird sightings
Total Views: 135 By Steven Kahl - Jun 16, 2014
The Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge is the place to see wading birds this summer. Pool 1A is being drawn down, so fish are getting...
Sandi Patty performs in Grand Rapids Dec. 23
Total Views: 110 By Samara Napolitan - Jun 16, 2014
Many music lovers associate Sandi Patty’s carrying soprano with holiday music. West Michigan audiences can experience her angelic voice live at a...
Physical therapy can help skin conditions
Total Views: 105 By Jerome Adams - Jun 16, 2014
Scleroderma is a clinical condition that is characterized by changes in blood vessels, skin, muscles and cartilage due to a formation of...
Consumers Energy building wind park
Total Views: 116 By Vickie L. Walker - Jun 16, 2014
Construction of Consumers Energy’s second wind park is under way and the company is urging safe driving as large equipment is transported on...