Author: Jessica Selissen

Check It Out: Two Peregrine Falcons Banded At International Bridge

Two Peregrine Falcon chicks, a male and a female, were banded by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources team on June 10. The color-coded bands allow scientists to track the movements, reproductive behavior and population growth of the falcons. ”The mother bird refused to leave the nest this year,” said Karl Hansen, bridge engineer for the International Bridge Administration. ”That…

Northern Michigan Hometown Heroes: Brave Hearts Estate

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Northern Michigan Hometown Heroes: Mid-Michigan Honor Flight

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Gov. Whitmer Supports MINGSTAP Benefit Transfer To Spouses

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced her support for spouses of eligible service members to receive Michigan National Guard Tuition Assistance Program benefits. The announcement came during the 2021 Memorial Pass in Review Ceremony at Camp Grayling Maneuver Training Center. MINGSTAP is a state-funded tuition assistance program that pays for the tuition cost and eligible fees of Michigan National Guard service members….

Northern Michigan Hometown Heroes: Private First Class Jackie Lee Diener II

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MIA Soldier From Korean War Accounted For

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Tuesday that the remains of a soldier that was missing in action during the Korean War has been accounted for. 23-year-old Army Private First Class Phillip T. Hoogacker from Detroit will be laid to rest on July 23, 2021 in Livonia, Michigan. Hoogacker was a member of Company D, 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment….

Kitchen Farms Resilient, Plans To Come Back Stronger Than Ever

On Monday a fire damaged a packing and storage facility at Kitchen Farms in Antrim County on US-131. “All of their facilities are connected to this place — so their storage, packing and washing facilities, their seeds storage, their shipping and handling, and their office facilities,” said Kelly Turner, executive director of the Michigan Potato Industry Council. “The good news…