Chelsea’s Jiffy Mix Expanding – Howdy Holmes, Chelsea Milling Company – Mabel White Holmes first created Jiffy Mix in 1930. Today her grandson is pouring $35 million into the Chelsea operation, as he prepares for future growth of the company.
Policy Makers Want Engaged Residents With Limits: Tom Ivacko, UM Ford School’s Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) – Most local government leaders in Michigan believe residents should provide input into policymaking, but relatively few think they should be deeply involved…
How the Government Rakes in Big Money with Student Loans – David Jesse, Higher Education Reporter, Detroit Free Press – The federal government projects a record $50 billion profit on student loans this year. So, how does it do that?
Ann Arbor Board of Education Budget: Lone Dissent – Christine Stead, Vice President, Ann Arbor Board of Education – This week the Ann Arbor School Board approved the budget for the upcoming school year, and trustees did it without…
Ypsilanti Author Publishes Book She First Wrote in High School: Barb Mattie, Katie’s mom; Katie Mattie, Author, M.A.J.I.C. and the Oracle of Delphi – As an Ypsilanti High School student Katie Mattie wondered if she and her friends had a superpower, what would it be?
Heroin in Washtenaw County – James Balmer, President, Dawn Farm – There have been eight overdoses from heroin in two days in the Ann Arbor area with one of those persons dying. What is going on?
The Value of Ann Arbor SPARK – Paul Krutko, President/CEO, Ann Arbor SPARK – What is the value of Ann Arbor SPARK? You can count it in jobs…
Former Ann Arbor School Board Members Counter School District on Budget – Kathy Griswold & Bob Rorke – As the Ann Arbor School Board grapples with budget decisions, two former trustees say they have a number of ideas on how to fix the fiscal crisis.
Fighting Fires and Budgets – Dave Heikkinen, DAY President; John Ichesco, Former Ypsilanti Fire Chief – In strained budget times, public safety departments are trying to find new ways to maintain services.
Dexter Civil War Days at Gordon Hall – Tom Paup, Dexter Chamber/American Legion Post 557; Beverly Hill, Dexter Historical Society & Museum – Interact with history this weekend at the reenactment of the Michigan 4th in the Battle at the Wheatfield at Gettysburg.