Dort Federal Credit Union makes awardwinning financial literacy program free

GENESEE COUNTY — Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Dort Federal Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make curriculum available to 158 teachers and thousands of students in 177 elementary, middle and high schools in the Flint area completely free. “Banzai is a web-based financial literacy […]

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Michigan job growth fueled by apprenticeships MICHIGAN – More than one-third of Michigan’s job growth will be through apprenticeships over the next five years, said United States Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, in an online post Last week, Governor Rick Snyder welcomed United States Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta to West Michigan to see how the state is connecting employers […]

Cycling Circles gets families active at Chevy Commons

FLINT – Families are invited to enjoy an afternoon of fun biking activities at the 2nd annual Cycling Circles to be held at Chevy Commons. The event is designed to get kids out on the trail to showcase the space to the community while instilling the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle. During the event, local organizations will host free […]

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Renaissance Fest celebrates 39 Years HOLLY – The Michigan Renaissance Festival is back and celebrating 39 years of family fun, providing opportunities for fans to escape from this realm and journey into a time when Kings and Queens rule and Mermaids and Fairies are more than just a dream. The Michigan Renaissance Festival is a first-class experience now through Oct. […]

Women’s Expo on tap

Over 150 exhibits at Dort Federal Event Center this weekend

FLINT – Ladies, get ready for the Time of Your Life as the Women’s Expo takes over Dort Federal Event Center this weekend. The fun begins this Friday, Sept. 8 at noon and runs until 7 p.m. and starts up again Saturday, Sept. 9 at 10 a.m. and runs until 4 p.m. “We at Cumulus Broadcasting are so excited at […]

Cavs rout Arthur Hill

FLINT TWP. – The Cavaliers picked up their first win of the season last Thursday following a 49-0 rout of Saginaw Arthur Hill. Both teams entered the game with a 0-1 record after Arthur Hill lost to Ann Arbor Skyline last week and Carman- Ainsworth fell to Grand Blanc. It would be Carman-Ainsworth that would come out on top this […]


FREE: TAKE ONE – Randels Elementary School, 6022 Brobeck St, now has a Little Free Library on its front lawn It joins a worldwide network of over 50,000 registered Little Free Libraries in all 50 states and 70 countries. Little Free Library is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization The library boxes, often shaped like a one-room schoolhouse, are open and […]

Hunting outside of Michigan this fall?

Be aware of updated cervid importation regulations

STATEWIDE — For those who plan to hunt outside of Michigan this fall, it is important to note that regulations related to the importation of harvested cervids (such as deer, elk or moose) have changed substantially. Hunters who harvest a cervid in any other state or province can bring back only the following cervid parts into Michigan: • Hides. • […]

New this year at Carman-Ainsworth schools

FLINT TWP. – Two free meals a day for all Carman-Ainsworth students is one of several initiatives coming this school year that were highlighted in a community letter from Superintendent Eddie Kindle. Also coming are a schoolbased health center, a revamped district website and new attendance hours for elementary school students. The free breakfast and lunch available to all students […]

Cavaliers shut out by Linden

FLINT TWP. – The Carman- Ainsworth boys’ soccer team was trounced in a 6-0 loss to Linden at home last Wednesday. The Cavaliers had three shots on goal. Carman-Ainsworth, 1-4, traveled to Midland yesterday and will host Bay City Central on Monday.

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