Two recycling bins at Gull Run Apartments in Comstock
Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

Michigan’s recycling rate is one of the lowest in the country. Last year Governor Rick Snyder announced a statewide initiative to raise the state’s 15 percent rate closer to the national average of 35 percent.


(MPRN-Lansing) The public comment period is winding down for proposed new state science and social studies standards. The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) will hold three public meetings on the standards this week. 

"The 62-year-old segment of Canadian oil transport giant Enbridge's Line 5 pipeline underwater, at the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac, has been generating the most buzz and concern lately over how a spill from it would harm the Great Lakes." (Detroit Free Press)

"Scott Cubberly has moved out of the Battle Creek Public Schools district and has resigned his seat on the Board of Education. “Because I no longer live in the school district, I can no longer be (on) the board, which is unfortunate,” Cubberly said Monday. (Battle Creek Enquirer)


Senator Ted Cruz brought his campaign for President to Kalamazoo Monday.