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State Seeks Nominees to Unmanned Aircraft Systems Task Force

Names must be submitted by Oct. 25 The Michigan Public Service Commission is accepting names of nominees for two seats on a state task force that develops statewide recommendations for the operation, use and regulation of unmanned aircraft systems. Under Act 436 of 2016, known as the “Unmanned Aircraft Systems Act,” the chair of the […]

Tembo Eaton Village takes a big step to reality

Groundbreaking for 12-house pocket neighborhood moves the project forward A local developer with big plans for the housing of the future took a giant leap recently as ground was broken for Tembo Eaton Village.  Family, friends and dignitaries took part in the groundbreaking ceremony in Eaton Rapids on Sept. 24 at the site of the […]

LCC on Cutting Edge of Technological Education

When it comes to cutting-edge technological education, students seeking a career in robotics, automation, engineering, agricultural technology and more need not look any farther than the Greater Lansing area. In fact, one of the nation’s top technical schools is right in the heart of downtown Lansing. Lansing Community College was ranked second best technical school […]

Manufacturing Day brings students, industry leaders together

Event was part of a drive to foster careers in skilled trades Students, parents and teachers recently learned of the diverse career opportunities available in Michigan during the nation’s largest one-day celebration of manufacturing. The Manufacturing Institute, which is the education and workforce partner of the National Association of Manufacturers, and the Michigan Department of […]

SBAM hosts disability hiring workshop in October

The Small Business Association of Michigan will conduct a one-day training seminar this fall to help businesses proactively hire people with disabilities. The MI Hidden Talent Workshop will take place Oct. 28 at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center in East Lansing. The free seminar will provide resources, strategies and best practices for hiring and […]

Allen Neighborhood Center Awarded Grant for Cleanup and Expansion

Improvements include housing, accelerator kitchen and grocery store The Allen Neighborhood Center has been awarded an $850,000 brownfield redevelopment grant from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy. The grant will be used to clean up a contaminated property on East Kalamazoo Street and convert the building, which will be called Allen Place, […]

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