Tag Archives: Michigan

Education in MI

Possibly one of the all-time greatest ironies in Michigan education arose recently, to wit: Gov. Rick Snyder announced a new state office last week to coordinate Michigan programs related to early childhood education, six years after Gov. Jennifer Granholm created … Continue reading

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Public pensions – a mixed bag

A new Pew Center for the States report looks at public pensions. In the midst of the Great Recession and severe investment declines, the gap between the promises states made for employees’ retirement benefits and the money they set aside … Continue reading

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Williamsburg Methodist Church

New time for worship Following the merger of the Elk Rapids and Williamsburg United Methodist Churches, members voted to change the Sunday Service time from 9:15 to 10 a.m. Therefore, starting Sunday, May 1, the Williamsburg United Methodist Church Sunday … Continue reading

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Dura sold

Regional News The former Dura plant in Mancelona has a new owner. 7 & 4 News has confirmed that the current owner of the building at 310 Palmer Road, has an agreement with a company that has plans to reopen … Continue reading

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A rather foolish repeal effort

This is your helmetless head. This is it after a motorcycle accident. Any questions? Please supply your own mental image for the above tag line. Although I show Easy Geezer with the wind freely blowing through his gray hair and … Continue reading

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NLEA news

From the Northern Lakes Economic Alliance Check out the revamped NLEA Web site at http://www.northernlakes.net DON’T miss the NLEA Annual Lunch, Friday, May 6 at Boyne Mountain. For info and ticket reservations, call (231-582-6482). (Source: email blast from NLEA) NLEA … Continue reading

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Harnessing wind in the thumb

Power for 100,000 homes   About 50 wind turbines will be built on 15,000 acres in Bloomfield, Sigel and McKinley townships in Huron County, and Minden and Delaware townships in  Sanilac County, the Detroit-based company [DTE] said.  MLive

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