Governor Granholm and other Great Lakes governors met Monday with White House officials to try and force action to halt the spread of Asian carp into Lake Michigan. The Obama administration has committed almost $79 million dollars to try to keep Asian carp contained in a Chicago shipping canal that connects the Mississippi River system to the Great Lakes. But Governor Granholm says she fears the efforts will fall short.
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero made three stops across the state Monday to announce his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for governor. Bernero says some Democratic Party insiders encouraged him not to run.
EAST LANSING, MI – The Michigan State women's basketball team lost at Iowa on Sunday afternoon, 77-66, to end its four-game winning streak. The Spartans (15-8, 6-6) were led by 13 points from senior Allyssa DeHaan, who also posted four blocks to pull within one of tying the NCAA Division I all-time blocked shots record.
Michigan State Athletic Director Mark Hollis says the school plans to keep its current Spartan logo design.
A redesign of the Spartan helmet emblem used on Michigan State uniforms had been contemplated as part of an overall branding update the university plans to roll out in April. But the revised logo sparked an Internet protest among the university's fans who liked the current version better.
LANSING, MI – Michigan University Research Corridor presidents laid out future economic goals at its new home office in Lansing Friday. The URC is made up of Michigan State University, The University of Michigan and Wayne State University. It was organized three years ago to help improve the state's status as a hub for scientific and technological research.