Energy Assistance Program Available to Michiganders

September 30, 2018

Lansing, MISeptember 30, 2018 – As colder weather arrives, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is reminding low-income residents they can apply for emergency energy assistance either online or using paper applications.

Misinformation has been circulating that has the potential to create confusion that could cause residents to not realize that both online and paper applications for energy assistance remain options.

“MDHHS is making sure that residents who may need assistance to keep their homes heated and the lights on have access to energy assistance applications – whether they want to apply online or using paper forms” said Terrence Beurer, the department’s deputy director for Field Operations Administration. “People who need help paying their energy bills can apply online at or pick up paper applications at their local MDHHS office. Lobby navigators at MDHHS offices and some private agencies that assist with energy assistance can help people apply online.… Read the rest

Munising Hosts “Art in the Alley” Installation

September 30, 2018

Munising, MISeptember 30, 2018 – Don’t miss out on seeing Munising’s “Art in the Alley” installation before it’s taken down in mid-October.  Enjoy the exhibit, have lunch (or dinner) and visit our gift shops, museums, art galleries, etc.

Come on Tuesday, October 2 and enjoy the last Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market of the year at Bayshore Park from 4pm-7pm.

Get more details on this and upcoming events here or here.



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Michigan Municipal League Board Names Six New Members

September 30, 2018

Grand Rapids, MISeptember 30, 2018 – Officials from Boyne City, Holland, Menominee, Midland, Pontiac, and Vassar Selected to Statewide Municipal Association.

The members of the Michigan Municipal League recently elected six new members to the statewide League Board of Trustees.

During the League’s Annual Meeting at its 2018 Convention Sept. 21 in Grand Rapids, the League membership elected as new board members: Midland Councilmember Diane Brown Wilhelm; Michael Cain, City Manager of Boyne City; Vassar City Manager Brian Chapman; Holland Mayor Nancy De Boer; Menominee Mayor Jean Stegeman; and Pontiac Mayor Deirdre Waterman.

The League board also selected its 2018-19 officers. Ferndale Councilmember Melanie Piana named president and Saginaw City Councilmember Brenda F. Moore was named vice president. As vice president, Moore is in line to become the League president for the 2019-20 term.

New board member details (all terms expire in 2021):

Diane Brown Wilhelmis a tireless public servant, sitting on the Midland city council and city planning commission for more than 10 combined years.… Read the rest

FARM Science Lab visits at Superior Hills Elementary

September 30, 2018

Marquette, MISeptember 30, 2018 – Superior Hills’s second, third, fourth and fifth graders got a head start on learning more about how their food is raised as the Food, Agriculture & Resources in Motion (FARM) Science Lab made a stop at school this week.

Classes spent an hour apiece investigating renewable resources, studying food science or learning the structure and function of plants.

Equipped with the latest teaching technologies and tooled with STEM-based lessons to increase agricultural awareness, the 40-foot mobile classroom brings hands-on, field trip-type learning directly to schools.

The FARM Science Lab helps to reinforce grade-level standards with hands-on science experiments while increasing students’ knowledge of how agriculture impacts their daily lives. All FARM Science Lab lessons meet Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

“The FARM Science Lab provides an opportunity for students engage and learn about the role agriculture plays in our daily lives while connecting to the NGSS science standards,” said Michelle Blodgett, FARM Science Lab Manager, Michigan Farm Bureau.… Read the rest

Receptionist and Administrative Assistant FILLED

September 29, 2018

Apply for a job at GLR today
Great Lakes Radio, Inc., an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Position Type:
Full Time/Part time
Reception / Administrative Assistant
Typical Work Day:
Weekdays between 8:30 am to 5pm. Other hours and duties assisting various departments may be required, especially during contest and giveaways.
This position may offer more hours in other areas for those with writing, web, and eBay experience. 
Open Application Dates:
$9.25 per hour, but compensation is commensurate with experience.

You must send the writing samples requested with your resume or in a email to be considered for this position.

Short Description of Position:

We are seeking a highly organized multi-tasker to professionally answer phones, do typical administrative tasks, run a cash register for our Shopping Show, provide sales support, promotional support, maintain newsletter, write promotional messages & scripts, write and perhaps record on-air promotional scripts for Items-of-the-Day and specials, run fax machine, complete daily reconciliation report, do daily backups, run front desk & reception.… Read the rest

Wheel Classes for Beginners to Advanced – October 1

September 28, 2018

Calumet, Mi. – The Calumet Art Center is offering wheel classes for beginners to advanced this Monday, October 1 from 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Ed Gray will teach interested people how to use the wheel or learn more. Schedule your own 2-hour sessions at any time that suits your needs (between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.).

  • Choosing your starting date and signing up when you register is required. Only one student per scheduled time.

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NMU Presents Alumni Awards

September 27, 2018

Five Northern Michigan University alumni were honored during Homecoming festivities Sept. 21-22 for significant achievements in their fields, substantial contributions to society and demonstrated exceptional leadership and civic qualities. The recipients and their awards were: Keith Nelsen (’86 BS) of Minneapolis, Minn., and Scott Schloegel (’90 BS) of Springfield, Va., Distinguished Alumni; Beth Millner (’08 BFA) of Marquette, Outstanding Young Alumni; Michele Butler (’76 BS, ’78 MAE) of Marquette, Alumni Community Service; and Skye Patrick of Downey, Calif., Alumni Achievement.

Nelsen is executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for Best Buy Co., Inc. He has multi-channel accountability for worldwide legal operations and for identifying, managing and mitigating material risks to Best Buy. He is also the executive sponsor of Best Buy’s Black Employee Resource Group (BERG) and is very active in the company’s diversity and inclusion strategy and initiatives.… Read the rest

Michigan Technological University Board of Trustees Meeting

September 27, 2018

Houghton, MISeptember 27, 2018 – Michigan Technological University’s Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting at 9 a.m. on Friday, September 28 in Memorial Union Building Ballroom B.

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