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updated Fri. May 27, 2022

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Brace yourselves Michigan, our short-lived stint of spring weather is expected to come to a blistering end this weekend. The National Weather Service's winter storm watch that included six thumb area counties along and north of I-69 has now expanded to 10, and communities like Gaylord and Alpena in the ...
As Michiganders soak up the sunshine on this warm and windy day, a winter storm watch is in effect for six mid-Michigan counties. Bay, Huron, Midland, Saginaw, Sanilac and Tuscola all could get hit with more than a half-inch of accumulating ice on Saturday into Sunday morning with strong wind gusts of ...

... cursor over the graphic to see the underlying numbers. The cancer mortality rates indicate number of deaths per 100,000 residents. Below is an interactive map comparing Michigan counties by their 2014 age-adjusted cancer mortality rates, as calculated by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.
A map released by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services showing Lyme disease risks by county for 2018. Livingston County was added to the red zone, which shows counties with known risks, and several others were added to the list of counties with potential risks.( Courtesy of MDHHS ).
LANSING, MI -- Gov. Rick Snyder has announced the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved a request for a physical and economic disaster declaration for four Michigan counties. The declaration means residents and businesses affected by severe flooding in February are eligible to apply ...
A Monroe County woman is on the wrong side of the law for her involvement with an animal scheme. 39-year-old Vanessa Young, 39 of Dundee is charged with felony defrauding with false pretenses,.which carries a maximum sentence of up to 5 years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine, or up to 3 times the value of money or ...

MT. CLEMENS, Mich. (CN) – A Michigan judge ruled Tuesday that a county clerk was not eligible to run and must be removed from office because she didn't prove that she actually lived in the county when she filed her election paperwork. “In order to be a resident of Macomb County, you have to actually ...
That constantly shifting balance is part of everyday life in Cheboygan County, an area about 250 miles north of Detroit with natural assets but just as many economic roadblocks. Perhaps that's why the county rated as the most average of the thousands of communities surveyed for U.S. News' Healthiest ...
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued $500,000 in grants to health departments fighting a hepatitis A outbreak. Health officials say Kalamazoo County and Kent County are among 25 county health departments getting the $500,000 grant. “This has been the largest person-to-person ...
Below is a look at the latest data on life expectancy in each Michigan county compared to 1980. First is an online database that allows you to quickly look up the numbers for any county. Life expectancy by Michigan county, 1980 compared to 2014. Below is a ranking of Michigan's 83 counties by life ...
LANSING - The state Department of Natural Resources has banned open burning in 15 mid-Michigan counties because of dry conditions. The ban prohibits the burning of leaves and debris and includes burn barrels and other types of open burning. The DNR says the likelihood of fire spreading out of ...
The U.S. Census has released new numbers showing the fastest growing counties in Michigan last year. The Census shows population growth among Michigan counties, while the state itself saw just under 29,000 people added from 2016 to 2017. Related: Study ranks best places to live in Metro Detroit for ...
The attorney that presented the proposal in Branch County said there has been a 61 percent increase in Branch County prescriptions since 2009. The fight against the opioid emergency now has more than 40 Michigan counties and cities joining a lawsuit. Andrew Birge, the U.S. Attorney of the Western District of Michigan, ...
Bookended by two orange construction barrels, Governor Snyder signed a law that will help Michigan roads make the grade. With the law being signed Tuesday, every county in the state will receive more money towards road budgets. Including 420,000 in Wexford County. Wexford County Road ...
OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. — The county health rankings are now in for 2018 and Ottawa County has taken the #1 spot for the 4th year in a row. Ottawa County is the healthiest county in all of Michigan. The ranking is based on medical care, jobs, housing, education, and more. It also says that the strengths ...
DNR warns of Chronic Wasting Disease in Michigan counties. The DNR is warning hunters and people living in specific Michigan counties to be aware of Chronic Wasting Disease affecting the deer population. Author: Nina DeSarro. Published: 4:53 PM EDT March 15, 2018. Updated: 7:06 PM EDT March 15, 2018.
Todd Faulkner, 45, shows the survey marker that inspectors use to monitor whether a giant sinkhole in Fraser, Mich., has moved his house. (Noah Bierman / Los Angeles Times). Warnings begin as soon as you arrive. Beware of the potholes. They're everywhere in this Michigan city near Detroit, rattling ...

The first five years of a child's life are critical to their growth and development. Numerous studies have shown brain development and the experiences and relationships children have during this time impact their success later in life. We also know that laying a strong foundation in these first five years is ...
Commuting around downtown by bicycle is a common occurrence in Ann Arbor. (Ryan J. Stanton | AnnArbor.com). BY JULIE MACK. Michigan workers have a slightly shorter commute than the national average, and they also are more likely to drive to their jobs vs. walking, biking or using mass ...
A number of counties are struggling with public pension debt. But overall, northern Michigan counties tend to have better balance sheets, with less debt per capita and fewer long-term pension problems, according to financial data analyzed by the state treasury department. Several downstate counties ...
Michigan has seen a 25% increase in concealed pistol licenses in 14 months, when state law changed to make it easier to get a CPL. A total of 621,327 Michigan residents had a concealed pistol license as of Feb. 1 compared to 497,016 as of Dec. 1, 2016, according to Michigan State Police data. Dec.
A number of counties are struggling with public pension debt. But overall, northern Michigan counties tend to have better balance sheets, with less debt per capita and fewer long-term pension problems, according to financial data analyzed by the state treasury department. Several downstate counties ...
"In fact, one in four St. Clair County 11th graders have used an electronic vapor product in the last 30 days," she said, quoting the 2015-16 St. Clair County Michigan Profile for Healthy Youth Survey. The county is doing better in some areas than the rest of state, according to the email. St. Clair County has ...
They're everywhere in this Michigan city near Detroit, rattling travelers' teeth and popping tires, making for a lunar-like obstacle course. Local television newscasters hand out gift cards for tire repairs amid their reports on banged wheel rims and stranded motorists. “POTHELL!!” blared a recent headline in ...
A stretch of Lindbergh Drive in Lansing was completely submerged in flood water from the Red Cedar River after heavy rains and melting snow in late February. Credit Bryce Huffman / Michigan Radio. Gov. Rick Snyder has declared a state of disaster for 17 counties and two cities hit hard by recent flooding ...
Several northern Michigan counties ranked highest in new health report (Photo courtesy of countyhealthrankings.org). AA. NORTHERN MICHIGAN (WPBN/WGTU) -- There are mixed results in northern Michigan for health rankings by county. Five northern Michigan counties finished in the top portion of the state for ...


 

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