Recent Updates

Gas Prices Soar Again

Gas prices increased from last week, AAA Michigan reports. Michigan’s current statewide average is about $2.42 per gallon, about 11 cents more than last week’s average and about $1.27 less than this same time last year. This is the fifth week in a row that the statewide average weekly gas …

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Record Nearing For Great Lakes Ice

Ice coverage continues to grow over the Great Lakes and now stands at 88.3% as of Sunday. The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids says the coverage is ahead of last year by about 7% and the peak is expected in the next few weeks. The all-time record for ice coverage …

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New State Trooper Class Begins

Eighty-five prospective troopers reported to the Michigan State Police Training Academy in Lansing Sunday for the first day of the 128th Trooper Recruit School. For the next 21 weeks, between wake-up at 5 a.m. and lights-out at 10 p.m., the recruits will receive training in firearms, water safety, defensive tactics, …

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