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State approves new I&M solar farm


The Michigan Public Service Commission has approved Indiana Michigan Power’s plan to build its largest solar farm to date. I&M spokesperson Tracy Warner tells us the company will own and operate the Lake Trout solar plant near

State recognizes Eastside Connections School


Eastside Connections School in Niles has been recognized by the Michigan Department of Education as a Reward School for high academic achievements. Niles Community Schools says the distinction is based on several state indicators of success. It

Lawmakers react to UIA audit


A new report on Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Agency says millions of taxpayer dollars are going to ineligible workers including prisoners, dead people, and those living in nursing homes. The Michigan Auditor General says more than $245 million

Busy travel days expected this week


Families will be heading out of Michigan for New Year’s and transportation experts say Friday will be one of the busiest days on the road. Police remind drivers to slow down and don’t drive distracted. AAA of