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Michigan State University Extension has an excellent paper on the topic, titled "Mandated Services and Offices in Michigan county government". The full paper is available on the website of the MSUE Center for Local Government finance and Policy. The first version was written many years ago by Dr. Lynn ...
This time of year, many Michiganders are busy buying gifts. While you are out there spending your funds on thoughtful presents for your loved ones, you might want to use your wallet to support some local business owners. Here is a look at just one of the adorable, quirky local shops you can find in each of ...

toys for Tots collection drives are taking place almost everywhere in Mid-Michigan, except Midland County. "There is one in Saginaw. There is one in Bay County. And there's some in other surrounding communities, but in Midland there is not one," said Kent Aloia, coordinator of Bay County's Toys for Tots.
LANSING, Mich. -- New work requirements for people who are on federal food assistance are being expanded to include 10 more Michigan counties. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) says able-bodied adults without dependents in the affected counties will be required to ...
Almost 43% percent of Michigan women who gave birth in 2015 were unmarried, a record high and up from 24% in 1989, according to data from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. This post ranks Michigan's 83 counties by the proportion of births to unwed mothers, using Kids Count ...
Michigan had almost 900,000 child support cases in 2015, which is equivalent to 38% of the state's population age 19 and under, according to state data. And about 21% of all Michigan children are owed unpaid child support, shows additional data collected by Kids Count, a nationwide initiative by the ...

TALLMADGE TOWNSHIP, MI -- The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office is looking for vandals responsible for damaging about 50 mailboxes in the Tallmadge Township area overnight. Sheriff deputies were first alerted to the vandalism spree early Thanksgiving morning after receiving a report of a malicious ...
File photo of a 2009 crash when a 'super drunk' driver drove the wrong way in Kent County. The crash killed an elementary teacher. BY JULIE MACK. The holiday season is a peak time in Michigan for drunken-driving accidents: In 2016, Jan. 1 and Christmas Eve ranked No. 1 and 2 as days with the most ...
In the early hours after a massive Monday night fire in the Orion Township-Auburn Hills area knocked out the 911 system for the Oakland ...
Rather than expanding a landfill that is expected to run out of room for more trash by 2030, a Michigan county hopes to build a sustainable ...
To combat the dangers of drugged driving, state police are launching a one-year oral drug testing pilot program in five Michigan counties.
Premium costs are up an average of 28 percent for Michigan health-insurance plans available though healthcare.gov, but subsidies also have ...
Oakland County Executive Office Building, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford Township, Mich., 48328. (Mark Cavitt/The Oakland Press).
A handful of counties across Michigan began a roadside drug testing pilot program Wednesday established by the Michigan State Police that ...
LANSING, Mich. -- Starting Wednesday, Michigan State Police begin a one-year pilot roadside saliva drug testing program, though some are ...
See success rate of deer hunters in your Michigan county. Updated November 6, 2017 at 2:45 PM ; Posted November 6, 2017 at 8:00 AM. A deer wanders ...
LANSING, Mich. - Starting next week, some police officers in five counties including Washtenaw County will be asking drivers to allow a swab of ...

For starters, only the following five Michigan counties will be included: Berrien, Delta, Kent, St. Clair and Washtenaw -- chosen based on ...
Officers in five Michigan counties will be asking drivers if they can swab their mouth to see if they've been using drugs. state police say it's part ...
Michigan State Police and the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office teamed up to arrest a suspect wanted on charges on home invasion and ...
Detroit (AP) -- A prosecutor's office in Michigan has agreed to a settlement in which it'll provide sign language interpreters and auxiliary aids ...
The National Weather Service in Detroit said the advisory starts Sunday, Oct. 15, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.. Winds will be coming in from the ...
WEST Michigan -- A Flood Watch is in effect through 8 p.m. Sunday for all of West Michigan. The Flood Watch area includes portions of ...
Oakland County and Wayne County in Michigan filed a joint lawsuit Thursday against 12 drugmakers and drug distributors for allegedly ...
So here's a look at the private schools ranked by cost in the 20 Michigan counties with the largest selection of private schools. The caveats: For ...
More than a dozen drug manufacturers and distributors will now be taken to court by two Michigan counties for misleading marketing and sale ...
Lead Counsel E. Powell Miller of The Miller Law Firm, Wayne County Executive Warren Evans and Oakland County Executive L. Brooks ...
Often maligned for the level of violence around metro Detroit, the three-county area surrounding the city has some of the lowest per capita ...
Michigan State Police and the insurance Institute of Michigan released numbers on deer crashes in every Michigan county from 2014-2015.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- The Macomb County sheriff's office, local fire departments and emergency medical agencies are ...
It's no lie, we have a pretty great bar culture here in Michigan. From the down and dirty dives, to high end classy affairs, there is somewhere for ...
Some Michigan county law enforcement agencies must return surplus military gear to the US government, and they're not happy about it.
But to provide some apples-to apples comparisons, MLive ran the 2018 numbers for each county for a couple of scenarios, all involving single ...
A western Michigan county is hoping to start a shift in its solid waste management by investing almost $230,000 in a planning effort for a new ...
The searchable database below provides estimates for the 29 Michigan counties included in the data release. Shown are the poverty rates for ...
A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of a Michigan county on ... public board of commissioners in Jackson County, Michigan did not violate ...
Detroit (AP) -- Christian prayers publicly offered by elected officials in a Michigan county don't run afoul of the U.S. Constitution, a federal ...
A U.S. court ruled in favor of Jackson County's regular prayers led prior to board meetings. A U.S. court ruled in favor of Jackson County's ...
A federal appeals court is siding with a Michigan county in a dispute over Christian prayers at public meetings. It ruled the practice by Jackson ...
NOTE TO READERS: Midwest Energy News is taking a break for Labor Day. The email digest will return on Tuesday, September 5. solar: A ...
In February 2016, RRRASOC launched its customized version of ReCollect's online recycling directory, which features helpful information on ...
"There are some infected birds in Montmorency and Otsego County that were found, but not in any of the other Northeast Michigan counties.
Just 28 counties in Michigan have added population since 2010. Overall, the state increased just over 44,000 residents in that time, one of the ...
Dead mosquitoes are dropped into a test tube in which they will be pulverized to become test samples. Researcher Eric Belk tests for West Nile ...
(AP) -- A Michigan county near Saginaw Bay has acquired a massive new military vehicle meant to be solely used for rescue purposes.
People and animals can be exposed to WNV by a bite from an infected mosquito. Photo: Photos.com. The Michigan Department of Health and ...
1 county in Michigan for hard liquor consumption. Tuscola County in the Thumb region ranked last. To be clear, this data correlates to how ...
Michigan county Historical Society Plans to Expand. The county historical society is working on its patented appeal to visitors by making more ...
schools for K-12 in Mid-Michigan's biggest counties are beating the state vaccination average in this respect. Numbers from the State ...
PODS are placed to load items from the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. The West Wing is getting a ...


 

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