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March 13, 2019 RSS feed / News

Northern Michigan, U.P. Ice Shanty Removal Dates Approaching

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers that mandatory ice shanty removal dates are approaching. Regardless of the date, shanties must be removed before the ice is unable to safely support them. More...

DNR Warns of Coyote Sightings, Offers Tips to Prevent Conflicts

This time of year it’s not uncommon to hear about an uptick in coyote sightings around the state. More...

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A fire completely destroyed the house of Dorothy and Wendell Handrich on Lustila Road in Germfask Monday, March 4 in the early hours of the morning. More...

Consider Your Risks during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer, or cancer in the colon or rectum, is often termed the “silent killer.” It’s the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths and the third most common life-threatening cancer diagnosed in both men and women in th More...

Youth with Mental Health Disorders Sensitive to DST

Maintaining a healthy sleep schedule for a child or adolescent is part of a solid foundation for every family’s well-being. For children or adolescents with a mental or behavioral health diagnosis, sleep is especially vital.  More...

Believe It or Not, Spring on Its Way!

It may not look like it now, but soon we will see the grass again and spring flowers and trees will start to bloom! More...

DNR Posts Current Hunting Seasons

2019 licenses —2019 base licenses went on sale March 1. —2020 Pure Michigan Hunt applications are now available. Apply as many times as you want. —Buy licenses online at MDNR-eLicense.com or anywhere licenses are sold. Small game hunting More...

Cloverland Electric Announces Director Candidates

Cloverland Electric Cooperative has announced the members nominated by petition and eligible for election to its board of directors later this spring. Only one candidate may be elected in each membership district.  More...

Cerebral Palsy Now Eligible for Medical Marijuana

The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has approved adding Cerebral Palsy to the list of debilitating medical conditions set forth in the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act of 2008.  Cerebral Palsy was approved by LARA after the M More...

Homeowners: Change Smoke Alarm Batteries

As you set clocks ahead one hour for daylight saving time last weekend, did you remember the life-saving habit of also changing the batteries in your smoke alarms? More...

State Launches New Hate Crimes Unit

Michigan attorney general Dana Nessel has officially launched her new Hate Crimes Unit within the Criminal Division of the Department of Attorney General that is charged with investigating and prosecuting hate crimes. More...

DNR: Battling Oak Wilt Disease

In state forests and on urban streets, the oak is a mighty tree. More...

Safe Driving Tips

Improving Pedestrian Safety   In 2018, 58 pedestrians were killed as a result of a pedestrian-involved traffic crash. More...