Ceremony to Honor Lansing Area’s Young Leaders

They are the up-and-comers. The cream of the crop. The stars who are just starting to burn their brightest. The ones to watch. They are the Greater Lansing area’s next generation of leaders, and they will be honored at a ceremony this month hosted by the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce. The winners of the […]

Michigan wins grant to improve toxic exposure monitoring

Michigan recently received a significant weapon in its arsenal to protect the health of state residents. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is among six state health departments across the nation that were awarded a grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention supporting the expansion of statewide toxic chemical biomonitoring. […]

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 be proactive about hiring people with disabilities. The MI Hidden Talent Workshop will take place Oct. 28 at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center in East Lansing. The free, one-day seminar will provide resources, strategies and best practices […]

You’re fired!

How to recover from being terminated from a job I’ve been fired from two jobs over my 46-year career in journalism (and other side jobs). It isn’t fun, but neither is it the end of the world. The first firing didn’t matter. I had three jobs at the time, four if you count being in […]

Michigan Ag Department Leads Trade Mission to China

November trip will continue in spite of tariff challenges   The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development will conduct its annual trade mission to China in November, despite tensions between the United States and China over trade tariffs. This year the department will take Michigan food and agriculture companies to three cities to better […]

Rules Establishing Testing Standards for Hemp Go Into Effect

Process ensures THC levels don’t exceed state, federal maximum Emergency rules establishing testing standards for Michigan’s first industrial hemp crop are now in place. Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Gary McDowell recently announced that the rules went into effect for the new industry. MDARD approved 541 hemp grower licenses covering 32, […]

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