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July 11, 2018 RSS feed / News

OK2SAY Receives 365 Tips in June, Majority Suicide Threats

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette recently released the June 2018 tip numbers for his OK2SAY student safety initiative. More...

Safe Driving Tips

No Light? It’s a Four- Way Stop

Based on the recent passage of a new law effective July 23, intersections with non-functioning traffic signals are to be treated as 4-way stops.  According to the What Every Driver Must Know publication, the proper procedure for a 4-way stop is More...

Majority of July 4 Fatalities Were Pedestrians

Preliminary reports indicate four people lost their lives in three separate traffic crashes during the two-day 2018 Fourth of July holiday. Three out of the four fatalities were pedestrians. More...

Safe Driving Tips

Stay Out of No Zones!

Commercial vehicle drivers may not be able to see traffic directly in front of, alongside of or close behind their vehicles.  Large commercial trucks have blind spots or “no zones.” “No zones” are spaces in which motorist More...

Many Resources Available for Active Military Members, Veterans

Michigan attorney general Bill Schuette recognized the month of July as National Military Consumer Protection Month to raise awareness about identity theft crimes affecting members of the military.  More...

DNR Conservation Officer Recruit School Begins

Twenty-two men and eight women will start their journey toward becoming Michigan conservation officers when the DNR’s Conservation Officer Recruit School #9 gets underway this Sunday in Lansing.  The candidates face 23 weeks of intensive t More...

Hunters Gearing Up for Fall Pursuits

Turkey Hunting   Fall turkey license application period: July 1 to August 1  Portions of Michigan are open to fall turkey hunting— a great way to put a turkey on your Thanksgiving table! More...

Requested vs. Required Signs: The Road Agency Conundrum

“Children Playing,” “Pass with Care” and “Slow - Deaf Child Area” are just a few examples of non-regulated road signs that most county road agencies say actually don’t make the roads safer.  More...

New Conditions Added to Michigan Medical Marihuana Card Applications

Effective immediately, Michigan residents may apply for a Michigan Medical Marihuana Program Registry Identification Card if they have been diagnosed with any of the 11 new qualifying conditions approved recently by LARA director Shelly Edgerton.&nbs More...

Keep Michigan Lakes, Rivers Great

More than 11,000 inland lakes, 3,200-plus miles of Great Lakes shoreline, and rivers that stretch over 51,000 miles—that’s a lot of reasons to love the Great Lakes State. More...

Temporary Road Closure of CR 436/H-42 from M-77 to East of County Line

County Road 436 (Ackley/ Curtis Road) will be temporarily closed to through traffic from M-77 to east of the county line beginning July 18 through September 14, weather permitting. More...

Dial Help Expands Follow-Up for Substance Use

With funding from the Superior Health Foundation and Wal-Mart Foundation, Dial Help has expanded its U.P.-wide Safety Net Program to include people seeking treatment or other services for Substance Use Disorder.  More...

State Park Visitors in Good Hands Should Emergencies Arise

Wet, cold, weary and frightened, the six young girls had been lost for hours in the rugged expanse of Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park.  The youngsters, ranging in age from three to 13, became separated from their parents during a hike. More...

Opinions Sought on Future Bear Management

Michigan is home to an estimated 12,000 adult black bears. More...