Author: Madison Porter

Protest in Downtown Cadillac in Support of Pro-Choice Movement

The Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade June 24 angered the pro-choice movement. Tuesday, a protest supporting women’s reproductive rights took place today at the Rotary Performing Arts Pavilion in Downtown Cadillac. Many people showed up in support of women’s right to an abortion and to share their feelings and stories. “We are here to support pro-choice.” says…

Mt. Pleasant Middle School Uses Grant Money to Develop a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Program

Mt. Pleasant Public Schools received a grant of $156,372 from the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe. They plan on putting $82,000 towards a diversity, equity, and inclusion program at the middle school. The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe awards two grants per year to local school districts and municipalities. The money comes from the tribe’s revenue at the Soaring Eagle Casino. Mt….

Electric School Buses can Help Provide a Clean Commute to School for Kids

A broad coalition of advanced mobility, school transportation, health and environmental experts held a forum today to talk about opportunities electric school buses can create. The board focused on the safety and health of kids that ride the bus to and from school everyday. “These buses operate like a traditional school bus, but they have clean emission.” says Katrina Morris…

Keeping Kids Cool in the Heat

Your children might not be the first to notice that they are starting to experience heat exhaustion. It’s important to keep an eye on your kids to make sure they are not overheating, especially during a heat advisory. “I noticed when I got here the little man, his cheeks are already flushed, you know, as warm as it is and…

Drownings Are More Common During the Summer Months, Frankfort Beach Safety Precautions

Across northern Michigan, drownings become more common during the summer months. With the high temperatures, people often find themselves cooling off at the beach or at the lake. But there are some safety tips to keep in mind before you jump in the water. “The weather conditions can change, the water currents can change, anything can change. Safety is paramount…