SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

DNR Hopes to Buy Sand Mine Near State Park

Oct 5, 2016

"For decades, an oblong tract of private property protruding north into Ludington State Park has been an awkward reminder that the value of Michigan's beautiful sand is also measured in tonnage, not just tourists." (MLive)

"Canadian oil transport giant Enbridge has received state permission to add four supports to its twin underwater oil and natural gas liquids pipelines at the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac." (Detroit Free Press)


(MPRN-Lansing) Given the recent friction between law enforcement and citizens, Gov. Rick Snyder says action needs to be taken to forge better relationships. 

"LANSING, MI – The number of confirmed cases of Zika virus in Michigan has increased to 62, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services." (MLive)

"Battle Creek will be one of nine sites where the Michigan Republican Party will open new field offices, according to a news release." (Battle Creek Enquirer)