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  • Michigan Department of Treasury providing state tax relief to disaster survivors. - September 20, 2017 at 1:51 pm

    With natural disasters affecting widespread areas of the state and nation, the Michigan Department of Treasury is providing state tax relief to disaster survivors. Individual and business taxpayers who were affected by the June 22-23 severe storms and flooding in Bay, Gladwin, Isabella, and Midland counties, Hurricane Harvey, or Hurricane Irma, now have additional time to file state tax returns.  Those who were affected will have penalties and interest waived. Read more…

  • September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - September 20, 2017 at 1:47 pm

    Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men, aside from skin cancer, and the second leading cause of cancer deaths among Michigan men.   This September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and the best time for men to become aware of their personal risk for prostate cancer and talk to their doctor about screening.  While there are not usually symptoms associated with early prostate cancer, men should Read more…

  • Deer Test Positive For EHD - September 20, 2017 at 1:46 pm

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Disease Laboratory and the Michigan State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory today announced they have confirmed that a free-ranging white-tailed deer in Genesee County has died from epizootic hemorrhagic disease. EHD is a viral disease, sometimes fatal, found in wild ruminants such as white-tailed deer, mule deer and elk. The disease is transmitted by a type of biting fly called a midge. Infection does Read more…

  • DNR seeking candidates for 2018 Conservation Officer Recruit School - September 20, 2017 at 1:47 am

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is seeking candidates for its 2018 Conservation Officer Recruit School.  The program is a 23-week training academy, and the first step in becoming a conservation officer.   Recruit School #9 runs July 15-Dec. 21, 2018, at the training academy in Dimondale, near Lansing, Michigan. A detailed guide to the application process is available at www.michigan.gov/conservationofficers. For more information contact Sgt. John Meka at [email protected] or 517-284-6499.

  • MDOT auctioning 17 land parcels on Monday, September 25, 2017 - September 20, 2017 at 1:40 am

    The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be auctioning 17 land parcels on Monday, September 25, 2017. The properties available for public purchase are no longer needed for transportation purposes and are located throughout Michigan. The auction will be held at the MDOT Office of Aeronautics Auditorium, at 2700 Port Lansing Road (near Capitol City Airport) in Lansing, Michigan. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m., with the auction scheduled to begin Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Clinton book has sold more than 300,000 copies

    AP Exclusive: Hillary Clinton’s book about her stunning loss to Donald Trump has sold more than 300,000 copies in the combined formats of hardcover, e-book and audio, Simon & Schuster said Wednesday.

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