Recent Updates

Local Family-Help Organization To Receive Grant

The Children’s Trust Fund Board of Directors has approved more than $1.2 million in grants to seven Michigan community-based organizations to support local child abuse prevention initiatives–including the Keweenaw Family Resource Center in the Upper Peninsula. All $175,000 grants are for a four-year period. The winning grant proposals were selected …

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Gladstone City Commissions Recall Election Scheduled

A special election is set for May 5th for the recall of three Gladstone City Commissioners. Hugo Mattonen, Joe Maki, and Dave Nemecheck were targeted for recall because they voted last year to raise the city’s millage without having a public hearing. The city commission said at the time that …

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New Michigan Republican Chair

Republican National Committeewoman Ronna Romney McDaniel is the new chair of the Michigan Republican Party. McDaniel, a party activist from Northville and niece of Michigan native and 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney, was elected by convention delegates on Saturday, holding off two tea party challengers. In her acceptance speech, McDaniel …

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