UNDATED – The Detroit Red Wings visit the Vancouver Canucks tomorrow in their tenth game of the regular season. The Red Wings are coming off Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche, who continued their surprising start.
UNDATED – Ingham County Commissioners will vote Tuesday on the proposed 2010 county budget. The proposal calls for closing Raynor Park in Mason to make up for a budget deficit.
Commissioner Todd Tennis says negotiations are continuing to possibly turn the park over to the City of Mason. He says no final decision will be made until Commissioners get an appraisal on the park property.
LANSING, MI – The State Board of Education held an emergency meeting to discuss the crisis in K through 12 schools funding. Board members agreed unanimously to urge Governor Granholm and the Legislature to make major reforms to Michigan's tax structure and education system.
HOWELL, MI – A cold case team actively is working to solve the disappearance of an Okemos woman nearly 20 years ago.
The three-member team has released a new sketch of a man a witness said he saw near Paige Marie Renkoski's vehicle. It also is rechecking a tip from the late '90s that the 30-year-old Okemos woman is buried on land in Livingston county's far northwestern corner.
Cold case team member William Lenaghan told the Livingston County Daily Press & Argus on Thursday the clues are "pieces of the puzzle without a bridge."
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Gov. Jennifer Granholm has traveled to west Michigan to ask school officials to help convince lawmakers to raise more money for education.
The Democratic governor stopped in Muskegon and Grand Rapids on Friday, one day after ordering a $127 per student cut to funding that will take effect later this year unless revenue is found to avoid it.