fire

More than a dozen fire departments from Michigan and Indiana have responded to a massive blaze at a Michigan facility near the state line.

Flint Fire Department
Courtesy / Flint Fire Department

Authorities have officially identified a man and his two children who died following a fire last week in Michigan.

Gavel
s_falkow / flickr creative commons

Suspect named in fire that killed 13 horses in Kent County. 

Mike Yankowski photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR

In November, the city of Lansing will ask its residents to renew a millage that currently funds police and fire services, plus road maintenance. We talk with Lansing Police Chief Mike Yankowski.


Flickr

Regionalism is a buzzword that’s uttered throughout metropolitan communities across the country, and mid-Michigan is no exception.  Proponents say it’s more than a lofty ideal whereby the assets and resources of large cities benefit the surrounding suburbs. They claim in hard economic times, regionalism is a lifeline for survival.