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  • MDHHS appoints new Medicaid director - May 25, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Michigan’s new deputy director for Medical Services Administration and Medicaid director has a wealth of experience leading successful health care initiatives in both the public and private sector. Kate Massey has been appointed to the position, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon announced today. She begins her new post on June 7. Massey most recently was chief executive officer for Magellan Complete Care of Virginia. Read more…

  • New Office of Outdoor Recreation Industry created by Governor Whitmer - May 25, 2019 at 6:00 am

    This past Friday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the creation of an Office of Outdoor Recreation Industry as part of an event celebrating the centennial of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The new office will be a partnership between the DNR and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, on behalf of the Michigan Strategic Fund. The office will support new possibilities for recreation business and talents, while remaining rooted in traditional Read more…

  • Michigan AG Nessel Approves $2,320,000 in Compensation Awards to Wrongfully Convicted Men - May 25, 2019 at 3:00 am

    Three men who spent time in Michigan prisons for crimes they did not commit will receive payments from the state to compensate them for their years in prison. The compensation awards were approved by Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel after her office carefully reviewed and evaluated the compensation claims filed under the state’s Wrongful Imprisonment Compensation Act (WICA). The largest compensation award – more than $1.5 million – will go Read more…

  • Non-motorized summits planned to update regional Non-Motorized Transportation Plan - May 24, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    MDOT is updating its Southwest Region Non-Motorized Transportation Plan. As part of that process, there will be non-motorized summits held in each county to talk about current trail and bicycle/pedestrian efforts and to solicit input from the public. The counties include Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph and Van Buren. These summits are open to the public and are free to attend. Refreshments will be provided. There will be Read more…

  • DNR Weekly Fishing Report - May 24, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    In the general southwest Michigan area, bass were on the beds in some lakes. The panfish bite is slowly improving as the weather warms. Walleye, pike and suckers have been caught in area rivers.In St. Joseph, boat anglers reported very good fishing with a good number of large Chinook salmon caught in 80 to 130 feet or deeper. A decent number of lake trout were also caught. Magnum spoons, spin Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Artist places Harriet Tubman on $20 bills, despite Trump’s ambivalence

    CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — There’s a familiar face in town and it’s covering America’s seventh president’s face on a number of $20 bills: Harriet Tubman. New York artist Dano Wall said he has decided to take matters into his own hands with an unofficial revision of the bill since the Trump administration has indicated they are in no rush to put the noted abolitionist and Union spy onto currency. Read more…