Pleasant Lake Pub catches fire; owners plan to reopen ASAP
Mar31

Pleasant Lake Pub catches fire; owners plan to reopen ASAP

PLEASANT LAKE, MI (WLNS) – Pleasant Lake is an unincorporated community in Jackson County’s Henrietta Township. Inside the small community is the Pleasant Lake Pub. According to owner Rick Zdanowitz, their restaurant was busy for a Monday.  Things rapidly became unpleasant overnight. “I can see the pub from my bedroom window at night from the lights, and it was just orange and it was the worst thing ever. Our manager Jessica, her and...

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Flags being lowered for former Michigan House Speaker Hertel
Mar31

Flags being lowered for former Michigan House Speaker Hertel

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – U.S. flags within the State Capitol Complex are being lowered to honor former Michigan Democratic Speaker of the House Curtis Hertel Sr. He died Sunday at age 63. Gov. Rick Snyder ordered the lowering for Thursday, the same day as Hertel’s funeral at A.H. Peters Funeral Home in Grosse Pointe Woods. Hertel was first elected to the Michigan House in 1980 and served his Detroit district until 1998. Snyder’s office...

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At least 50 people forced out of Abbot Manor apartments
Mar31

At least 50 people forced out of Abbot Manor apartments

UPDATE (12 a.m.) A leaking roof, mold, and water in the walls; those are just some of the reasons why East Lansing officials deemed an apartment complex unsafe to live in. It forced about 50 people from their apartments on Wednesday. The East Lansing Fire Marshall, Gerald Rodabaugh, said this all started on Saturday, when a small section of the ceiling collapsed in one of the units on the third floor. After responding to the call, the...

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Red pandas, polar bears, arctic foxes and a visit to the Outback! Zookeeper talks are held daily at various animal habitats, giving visitors a chance to interact with members of the animal care staff and learn about the animals
Mar30

Red pandas, polar bears, arctic foxes and a visit to the Outback! Zookeeper talks are held daily at various animal habitats, giving visitors a chance to interact with members of the animal care staff and learn about the animals

You can find this week’s schedule here: http://detroitzoo.org/visit/today-at-the-zoo/zookeeper-talks #VitaminZ www.MichiNEWS.com

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More college degrees good for Detroit

Detroit Free Press March 27, 2016 Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced last week a program that would offer two years of free community college to all city high school graduates. While that’s good news to a city in need of more education, the challenge will be adequately preparing Detroit students so they can take advantage of the opportunity. The new Detroit Promise Zone will eventually dedicate a portion of tax dollars to fund the...

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