Governor Rick Snyder and legislative leaders are reportedly on the same page on a plan to cut taxes. The plan involves expanding the state's personal exemption and forgiving outstanding driver responsibility fees.
It's a sign of the season, every year across Michigan as ice fishing shanties disappear from state lakes. As the weather warms, the DNR says people whose shanties fall through the ice can be fined up to 500-dollars.
The 73rd Annual Grand Rapids Boat Show kicked of Wednesday downtown. Over 400 boats from 100 different manufacturers are participating this year at DeVos Place.
A Grand Rapids woman is missing 30-thousand dollars after a scammer posed as a love interest. The victim says a man approached her on Facebook and after gaining her trust started asking for money wires.
Detroit school Superintendent Nikolai Vitti is vowing changes to the district's literacy and math curriculum. Vitti says the search is on for a new curriculum for next school year and that teachers will be heavily involved in the selection process.
There's a new startup program designed for entrepreneurs in Genesee County. It's called Bizbox, a free program that works with new entrepreneurs providing tools necessary to get businesses off on the right start, but also to help make them thrive in a competitive market.
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An Owosso woman was killed and the man driving the snowmobile she was riding on is seriously injured after a crash in Berrien County on Saturday morning. WILX-TV reports the woman, 43, was found by troopers dead at the scene. The man, 31, was transported to a Kalamazoo hospital. Alcohol may have been a factor in the crash. The victims identities have not been released.
OWOSSO WOMAN KILLED IN SNOWMOBILE CRASH
Snowmobile Driver Suffers Significant Injuries
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Nearly 1,100 nomination forms were submitted for a total of one hundred thirty seven Shiawassee County businesses nominated for the A-LIST, "the definitive directory of Shiawassee County's best businesses." Nominations were accepted for a five week period beginning January 1st, submitted by visitors of Shiawassee County's local news websites: Corunna Now, Durand Now, Owosso Now, Perry Pulse and the host site, Uplift Shiawassee.
The preliminary round of voting, which runs for two weeks, ending February 24th, allows for last chance nominations to be submitted and considered for the final round of voting. The final round of voting begins March 4th and runs until March 17th.
2018 A-LIST VOTING UNDERWAY!
Preliminary Round of Voting to Determine County's Best Businesses Begins