On Tuesday, the Capital Area District Library system hopes voters will approve a four-year extension of funding for its core operations. The network of 13 area libraries seeks a renewal of its 1.56 mill funding provision. District Library Director Lance Werner says the system has cut costs recently, but maintained most services.
The Michigan attorney general's office will investigate a massive oil spill in the Kalamazoo River. Republican Mike Cox made the announcement today. He's one of several gubernatorial candidates who have toured the spill area.
Swimmers are finding the waters of the Great Lakes milder than usual this year, and scientists worry that may not be a good thing.
All five Great Lakes have been at or near record-high temperatures for the 30 years such measurements have been taken. And there's still a month left before the lakes typically hit their warmest levels of the summer.
Lansing, MI – The Boy Scouts of America is 100 years old this year. On Saturday, the organization celebrates with a national broadcast that will be aired at a free event in downtown Lansing.
Some 60,000 Scouts from across the country are in Virginia this week to take part in the National Jamboree held every four years. Tomorrow (Saturday), the program features a live interactive show broadcast on the web and via satellite to a number of cities, including Lansing.