M in upgrades underway at 2 waterfront Northern Michigan state parks

$3M in upgrades underway at 2 waterfront Northern Michigan state parks

LANSING, MI – Camping improvement projects are underway at two Michigan state parks. The projects at Straits State Park in Mackinac County and Cheboygan State Park in Cheboygan County are the first... Read more »
Friends of Grand Rapids Parks looking for volunteers to plant 200 trees in 48 hours

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks looking for volunteers to plant 200 trees in 48 hours

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is looking for volunteers to help them plant 200 trees in 48 hours in the city's Southtown area. ‘Neighbourhoods' will be taking place... Read more »
Shell Lubricants Acquires American Chemical Technologies

Shell Lubricants Acquires American Chemical Technologies

Pennzoil-Quaker State Co. dba SOPUS Products, a subsidiary of Shell Oil Co. that comprises Shell’s U.S. lubricants business, has purchased the assets of American Chemical Technologies Inc. (ACT), which manufactures and distributes... Read more »
Beyond Measure - Nucor Metrology Center at MTU Opens

Beyond Measure – Nucor Metrology Center at MTU Opens

Michigan Technological University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics (ME-EM) has officially opened the Nucor Metrology Center with a donor appreciation event recognizing Nucor Corporation for its generous support of the Center. University and... Read more »
Michigan Tech Volleyball rallies for five-set win at Parkside

Michigan Tech Volleyball rallies for five-set win at Parkside

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) – The Michigan Tech volleyball team won the final three sets to earn a 3-2 win at Parkside on Saturday (Sept. 24). The Rangers won the first two 25-23... Read more »
Detroit City Council to vote next week on expanding ShotSpotter technology

Detroit City Council to vote next week on expanding ShotSpotter technology

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Saving lives in Detroit is at the centre of a strong debate over a cutting-edge tool designed to fight crime. However, opponents say expanding ShotSpotter technology is costly and... Read more »
La Porte County Career and Technical Education students visit trade show in Chicago

La Porte County Career and Technical Education students visit trade show in Chicago

Dozens of students from La Porte County could get a close-up look at some cutting-edge technology in manufacturing recently, thanks to a donation from the Economic Development Corporation of Michigan City (EDCMC).... Read more »
15M in grants available for developers looking to help Michigans housing shortage

$15M in grants available for developers looking to help Michigan’s housing shortage

What’s happening: Michigan is faced with a housing supply shortage. The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) has developed a new program to help shore up the state’s housing stock. It’s called... Read more »
NSF Initiates First Remotely Accessible AR Facility for Autonomous Transportation Research

NSF Initiates First Remotely Accessible, AR Facility for Autonomous Transportation Research

The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $5 million to the University of Michigan to enable academic researchers and students nationwide to access the world’s first cloud-based, augmented-reality testbed for connected... Read more »
Kalamazoo startup wins Google grant for app that builds apps

Kalamazoo startup wins Google grant for app that builds apps

GRAND RAPIDS — A Kalamazoo-based artificial intelligence startup is one of three Michigan companies to land $100,000 from Google. The tech giant earlier this month announced the 50 members of this year's... Read more »