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November 7, 2018 RSS feed / News

Prioritize Winter Emergency Preparedness

With winter weather approaching, the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD) is encouraging Michigan residents to make winter emergency preparedness a priority.  More...

Students - Apply Today for S4SD

Again this year the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning and Ford Driving Skills for Life are partnering up in hopes of reducing traffic crashes, injuries and fatalities among new teen drivers.  More...

MSP: Shop Safely This Holiday Season

The holiday shopping season is right around the corner, and the Michigan State Police is reminding shoppers that a primary factor in crime prevention is always being aware of your surroundings. More...

Aspiring Artists That “Dream to Fly” Sought for Contest

Calling all young aviators! Do you have a passion for airplanes, hot air balloons or gliders or simply like to fly as a passenger? Do you like to draw, paint or color?  More...

State Grant to Help in Collection of Child Support

Michigan will expand and analyze its digital marketing efforts to better engage parents to seek child support payments after receiving a $170,000 federal grant.  More...

Western U.P. CAC Now Face to Face with CWD

The Western U.P. Citizen’s Advisory Council met the night of Thursday, November 1. The recently confirmed first case of CWD being discovered in the U.P was the topic that drew the most discussion this evening.  More...

Energy Waste Reduction Rebates Available for Small U.P. Manufacturers

The Michigan Energy Office (MEO) today announced a new program that offers rebates to eligible small manufacturers in the Upper Peninsula for energy waste reduction (EWR) activities and projects.  More...

SAW Discusses ORV/Snowmobile Conflicts

The Snowmobile Advisory Workgroup, part of the DNR’s Trail Advisory Group, met recently in the conference room of Jay’s Sporting Goods in Gaylord. More...

Prepare Now for Winter Hazards

Winter will be here soon. In an effort to raise awareness about the potential dangers of the upcoming winter season, Governor Rick Snyder has declared November 4 – 10 as Winter Hazards Awareness Week in Michigan. More...

Now’s Time to Prepare for Winter

Winter weather is approaching (our Upper Peninsula has already seen snow!), and the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD) is asking Michiganders to make winter emergency preparedness a priority.  More...

Reel Fishing Tips

Why is fall fishing so great?

Many anglers will tell you that as fall rolls in the fishing gets better and better. More...

U.S. Army Corps: Stay Off Piers, Breakwaters during Storms

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, strongly urges people to use caution around breakwaters, piers or jetties in the Great Lakes and to adhere to posted warning signs. More...

Grant Funding Awarded for EUP School Safety

The Michigan State Police (MSP) recently announced that 114 public school districts, 42 non-public schools, 22 public charter schools and 10 Intermediate School Districts will receive $25 million in state grants to purchase equipment and/or technolog More...

MPSC to Begin Livestreaming Its Regular Meetings

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) on Thursday will use new technology for its first livestream of a regular meeting of the Commission.  More...

Reel Fishing Tips

Properly Store Fishing Equipment

It’s getting to be that time of year where many anglers are preparing to store their fishing equipment. Here are a few tips to help you through this process:  1. Take your reels apart to clean them and then grease and oil them.  2. More...

Online Registration Now Available for Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Patients

In order to increase efficiency, reduce processing times, and improve customer service, the Michigan Medical Marihuana Program (MMMP) now has an online registration and physician certification process.  Effective immediately, Michigan patients c More...

Secretary of State Offices Close for Veterans Day

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds residents that, in honor of Veterans Day, all Secretary of State offices and the Office of the Great Seal will be closed Monday, November 12. More...

VOICES FROM THE PAST

a collection of WWI Soldiers’ letters

One hundred years ago, the United States was embroiled in World War I. More...

480,000+ Drivers on Phones at Any Given Daylight Moment

Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Ad Council announced new television and radio PSAs (public service advertisements) for their “Stop the Texts. More...

Simple WinterWise Actions Can Cut Heating Bills

The start of the heating season in Michigan makes it a good time for Michigan energy customers to Be WinterWise.  More...