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2 hrs ago | Observer & Eccentric

Quake on the Lake: Family-friendly fun

There was plenty of boat racing at this year's Quake on the Lake, but for many it was enough just to be outside and enjoy the beach at Pontiac Lake.


Related Topix: Pontiac, MI, Lake Orion, MI, Waterford, MI, Rochester Hills, MI, Saginaw Valley State University

7 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Paul Mitchell has lead in 4th Congressional District's GOP primary

John Moolenaar , Paul Mitchell and Peter Konetchy are candidates in the Republican primary race for the 4th Congressional District.


Related Topix: US News, Roscommon, MI, US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dave Camp, Republican, Chemistry, Science

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Hay & Forage Grower

Michigan Forage Field Day Will Be July 29

Figuring out which grass species to include in an alfalfa-grass mix is one on of the topics of Michigan State University Extension's Forage Field Day.


Related Topix: Daggett, MI, Agriculture, Science

WILX-TV Lansing

Dept. of Corrections, Corrections Union Respond to Prison Escape Report

Anthony joined the News 10 team as a reporter in May 2012, after graduating from Michigan State University with a degree in Journalism and a minor in Spanish.


Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government

Michigan sweet corn is here, along with a startling new way to husk it

Sweet corn is finally hitting the roadside stands and farm markets of Southwest Michigan , a week or so later than usual in many areas because of the cold, wet spring, said Michigan State University Extension vegetable educator Ron Goldy.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables


Invasivores Exercise Eradication by Mastication in the Fight Against Exotic Species

Eco-activists have long fought tooth and nail to rid their local environments of the invasive plants and animals that often show up in the wake of human settlement.


Related Topix: Science, Ecology, Home Gardening, Home, Dining, Corvallis, OR


Discovery Of Gene May Make It Easier To Develop Life-saving Stem Cells

Not unlike looking for the proverbial needle in a haystack, a team of Michigan State University researchers have found a gene that could be key to the development of stem cells - cells that can potentially save millions of lives by morphing into practically any cell in the body.



Missing sleep may hurt your memory

Lack of sleep, already considered a public health epidemic, can also lead to errors in memory, finds a new study by researchers at Michigan State University and the University of California, Irvine.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, Prison

Lansing State Journal

People News: Ele's Race welcomes runners and walkers

Ele's Race, one of mid-Michigan's most popular races, will take place at 9 a.m. Sunday at Jackson National Life Insurance Co.


Related Topix: Okemos, MI, Family, Kids, Painting, Arts, Lansing, MI

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Class Notes

Carter James Chamberlain, Battle Creek, Gull Lake High School, was named a recipient for the National Merit Michigan State University Scholarship.


Related Topix: Carleton College, University of Minnesota, Minnesota, Earlham College

Lansing State Journal

Engagement: Nicole Doherty & Jason Jarrad

Nicole is a 1999 graduate of Okemos High School and continued her education at Michigan State University receiving her Master of Social Work.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Grand Haven Tribune

County to investigate water issue

Ottawa County has spent the past few years looking into the state of groundwater in the county, and officials plan to continue that work.


Related Topix: Ottawa County, MI, Grand Haven, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Bloomfield Hills doctor leaps into Congressional race

The 11th District serves Wayne and Oakland counties. See future editions for coverage on the other candidates in the race.


Related Topix: Medicine, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Oakland County, MI, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Health Insurance, Health

Palm Beach Post

Wellington surveying residents on budget priorities

The online survey - available through - asks residents for their opinions on a variety of topics, including: proposed tax/assessment increases, public safety, development projects, road maintenance, senior issues and parks & recreation programming.


Fri Jul 18, 2014

WLNS-TV Lansing

Students Arrive Home From MSU Israel Trip Early

Eight students from Michigan State University studying abroad in Israel, safely made their way back onto U.S. soil today.


State of Michigan

Snyder makes appointments to Board of Real Estate Appraisers

Thursday, July 17, 2014 LANSING, Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointments of James Hartman, of East Lansing, and Maureen Mausolf, of Bad Axe, to the Michigan Board of Real Estate Appraisers.


Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, Lansing, MI, Bad Axe, MI

Detroit Free Press

U-M's Schlissel sees steep learning curve as new president

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel smiles before the start of his first Regents' Meeting at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor on Thursday, July 17, 2014.


Related Topix: Brown University, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Ballons take to the air during the first flight of Hot Air Jubilee

At least a half a dozen hot air balloons took off Friday morning from Ella Sharp Park.


Menna's Joint restaurant chain opens first Ann Arbor location

Menna's Joint is now open in the former Toppers Pizza space at 607 E. William St. in Ann Arbor.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Ann Arbor, MI, Pizza, Kalamazoo, MI

Goodrich's Shop Rite longtime employee: 'It's been like a funeral here'

The once-vibrant store shelves sit largely empty and the smiles that have greeted customers for almost 80 years were holding back tears on Thursday at Goodrich's Shop-Rite Supermarket.


Related Topix: East Lansing, MI