Michigan State Police graduates taking ethics, cultural diversity, implicit bias training on patrol

Michigan State Police graduates taking ethics, cultural diversity, implicit bias training on patrol

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – 19 new state troopers graduated Friday from the Michigan State Police 141st Trooper Recruit School. It was the department’s first recruit school for licensed police officers, a unique program designed to take on recruits who already have policing experience and teach them advanced techniques. The ceremony was held in Lansing, with … Read more

Mobile lab brings ‘agriculture to the kids’ | News, Sports, Jobs

Mobile lab brings 'agriculture to the kids' |  News, Sports, Jobs

Warren Area Elementary Center second-grader Conner Campman selects agriculture necklace items—dirt, worms, water, sunlight, animals, and plants—with the help of Mobile Ag Lab Instructor Cathy Vorisek. Warren Area Elementary Center second-graders (from right) Jackson Maxwell, Emory Buchanan, and Briley Rockwell select items — dirt, worms, water, sunlight, animals, and plants — … Read more

‘Back to the drawing board’ with city’s Aquatic Center | News, Sports, Jobs

'Back to the drawing board' with city's Aquatic Center |  News, Sports, Jobs

MARSHALL — The Minnesota Legislature ended its session without passing a bonding bill or an omnibus tax bill Sunday night — and it’s left the future of several proposed projects in Marshall up in the air. If the Legislature does not hold a special session to act on items like Marshall’s proposed sales … Read more

Area Career Exploration returns | News, Sports, Jobs

Area Career Exploration returns |  News, Sports, Jobs

FAIRMONT– Area Career Exploration, an event to inform high school sophomores of the various careers available in the surrounding community, is making its return after two years of cancellations brought forth by Covid. It will take place on Wednesday, April 13 at Fairmont High School. ACE is a joint venture between … Read more

Business Excellence award nominations sought – Brainerd Dispatch

Business Excellence award nominations sought - Brainerd Dispatch

The Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications and nominations for the Business Excellence Award, Business Legacy Award and the Lakes Proud Small Business of the Year Award. Deadline for submissions is 5 pm Tuesday, May 31. All nominations will be reviewed by a committee in June. Winners will be presented their awards … Read more

ANCA launches fund to aid farmers | News, Sports, Jobs

ANCA launches fund to aid farmers |  News, Sports, Jobs

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack North Country Association has launched a new program to help farmers and food entrepreneurs who have difficulty accessing financing through conventional lenders. ANCA’s SOIL Loan Fund will provide flexible, zero-interest loans between $5,000 to $45,000 to qualified farm and food businesses. The regional economic development nonprofit established the … Read more

Blair seeking more agencies to help in hiring | News, Sports, Jobs

Blair seeking more agencies to help in hiring |  News, Sports, Jobs

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County is ready to sign contracts with two more agencies that can help identify potential employees, primarily for its Children, Youth & Families office, and to try radio advertising of vacant CYF positions. The latest efforts surfaced during Tuesday’s commissioners meeting where Commissioner Laura Burke also spoke of the need … Read more

Report released on Mooney ethics investigation | News, Sports, Jobs

Report released on Mooney ethics investigation |  News, Sports, Jobs

FALLING WATERS — The House Ethics Committee is still reviewing information after releasing the second investigative report into alleged actions by Rep. Alex Mooney, including using congressional and campaign staff for personal wanderings, accepting a trip to Aruba, and false testimony and evidence tampering The House Ethics Committee released a second report Monday … Read more

Pondering the Business and Politics of Climate Change

Pondering the Business and Politics of Climate Change

Share this story Published 39 minutes ago Above image credit: In this Feb. 1, 2021 file photo, emissions from a coal-fired power plant are silhouetted against the setting sun in Kansas City, Missouri. (AP Photo | Charlie Riedel, File) Elon Musk, miffed, tweets that Exxon makes the top 10 list of businesses dealing with our … Read more

Nominations sought for annual Mayor’s Small Business Awards | News, Sports, Jobs

Nominations sought for annual Mayor's Small Business Awards |  News, Sports, Jobs

The Maui News Nominations for the annual Mayor’s Small Business Awards are now being accepted, the Maui Chamber of Commerce announced, with all nominees and winners to be honored later this year. Nomination forms can be completed online and must be submitted with all required information on or before July 18. “We are … Read more