Gov Whitmer addresses danger of wildfires in Michigan

Dear Friend,  As Michigan continues to experience unusually hot and dry conditions for this time of year, the risk of wildfires has increased. That’s why it’s important to be safe and take every precaution while enjoying our beautiful Michigan summers.  Three drivers of fire risk are temperature, humidity/dryness, and wind. We are […]

Whitmer Hires ‘First-Ever’ Chief Growth Officer

MACKINAC ISLAND – Hilary Doe will serve as the state’s chief growth officer – the first such position in the nation – Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced this afternoon. Doe will work alongside the Growing Michigan Together Council, which the governor created earlier today through Executive Order 2023-4, to grow Michigan’s population, boost […]

BMCC recognizes the Class of 2023

BAY MILLS — Bay Mills Community College recognized the Class of 2023 at ceremonies held on the BMCC campus on May 12. Graduates were welcomed into the ceremony with traditional music from the Mission Hill Drum. In total, the college handed out 12 bachelor degrees, 42 associate degrees, 10 certificates, […]

Wisconsin firefighters arrive to help with Grayling fire

A team of 10 firefighters from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources arrived Sunday to help the Michigan DNR and cooperating agencies battle the Wilderness Trail Fire located southeast of Grayling. Firefighters continue to secure and suppress the fire, which started with a campfire on private land. The fire is […]