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City, partners consult tribes on river work

Downtown Development Authority approves costs for new river guidelines.

April 20, 2018
New design guidelines are underway for the Grand River restoration initiative, based on new site assessments and input from the Native American community. Read More

Monroe North owners express parking concerns

City says it’s working with businesses on ‘regulated’ parking options.

April 20, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Business owners in Monroe North are clearing the air on parking. Read More

Tests show Flint water quality is improving

April 20, 2018
| By AP
FLINT — Independent tests are confirming that water quality in Flint has improved. Read More

State releases Flint from oversight

April 17, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — The city of Flint has been officially released from state oversight after roughly six years — a period including a public health crisis spurred by high lead levels in its water. Read More

Solar projects could be bright spot for local farmers

Michigan organizations collaborate to educate state on benefits of solar energy.

April 13, 2018
There is an increasing interest in solar energy among farmers. Read More

State building new veterans home in Grand Rapids

April 13, 2018
| By AP
Michigan has secured federal funding to build new veterans homes in Grand Rapids and the Detroit area. Read More

US Supreme Court rejects appeal in cross dispute

April 11, 2018
| By AP
The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down an appeal in a dispute over a pole that can be turned into a cross on public land in West Michigan. Read More

Deal aims to help children exposed to lead

April 10, 2018
| By AP
FLINT — An agreement has been reached to get more services to Flint children who were exposed to lead in drinking water. Read More

Downtown museum exhibits 'In Step with Betty Ford'

April 9, 2018
To celebrate the 100th birthday of former first lady Betty Ford, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum is displaying some of the historical items she left behind. Read More

Michigan orders closure of 210 marijuana shops

April 9, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan has ordered the closure of 210 dispensaries and other medical marijuana businesses that failed to apply for a state license by a mid-February deadline. Read More