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DNR 2015-16 ORV Trail Grant Applications Now Available

The Department of Natural Resources recently announced that 2015-16 off-road vehicle trail grant applications now are available to public agencies and nonprofit incorporated clubs and organizations. Applications are available (from the ORV Trail Improvement Fund) for grants to maintain existing designated state ORV trails, routes and use areas; repair public …

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Two Copper Country Food & Agriculture Projects Funded

Two food and agriculture projects in the Copper Country will be receiving state funding. The awards come from the competitive Value Added and Regional Food System Grant Program within the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. Corpolongo Smith Farm of Ontonagon will receive almost $38,000 to expand the production …

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Unemployment Falls Slightly In February

Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in February decreased moderately in all of the state’s 17 major labor market areas. According to the Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment levels increased over the month in most areas, while labor force levels were mixed throughout the various regions. Spokesman Jason Palmer …

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