Gov. Snyder concludes investment mission

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder wrapped up his nine-day investment mission to Japan and Germany last week – a 16,000-plus mile journey that took him to meetings with business and government leaders. Focused on foreign investment in Michigan, Snyder said he worked deepening and strengthening significant relationships with businesses bringing investments, expanded facilities and jobs to Michigan. On the final […]

Volleyball team second at Clio Tournament

SAGINAW — The Carman- Ainsworth volleyball team lost to Saginaw Heritage 23-25, 18-25, 20-25 Tuesday night. The Cavaliers were led by Morgan Sherrer, who had 20 digs. Emily Carroll had six digs and five kills and Mary Dollinger had 10 digs and seven assists. Last Saturday, the Cavaliers went 2-4-1 at the Clio Tournament. In pool play, Carman-Ainsworth lost to […]

Sen. Peters applauds Federal Trade Commission investigation of Equifax

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI), a member of the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, released a statement last week applauding the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) decision to investigate Equifax’s data breach. Peters sent a letter this week urging the FTC to investigate whether Equifax misled consumers and failed to maintain adequate security protocols. As a result of […]


Going beyond the new ultimate performance and utility capabilities for a 475-horsepower, three-row SUV, the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT now is being recognized for its advanced technology and ease of use as the editors at WardsAuto have named the new 2018 Dodge Durango SRT to the Wards 10 Best User Experience List for 2017. Aggressive, functional and luxurious inside and […]

Reacting to tragic news

My Grandpa Chet, one of the few relatives on my mom’s side who was a constant presence in my life, passed away about a month and a half ago. In the time since, I have felt a sense of guilt over his death. Not in the usual sense of “I wish there was more I could have told him” – […]

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State shuts down unregistered securities activity for Flint firm Treasure Enterprise LLC

LANSING – According to a press release from the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), LARA’s Corporations, Securities & Commercial Licensing Bureau (CSCL) has issued a Consent Order to Treasure Enterprise, LLC of Flint for violations of the Michigan Uniform Securities Act (MUSA), The Consent Order resolves previous Orders to Cease and Desist, to Treasure Enterprise LLCand its […]

HAP withdraws 2018 individual plans

Market volatility and uncertainties key factors in decision; only 1.4 percent of HAP’s members impacted

DETROIT – Health Alliance Plan (HAP) announced today it has decided to revise its 2018 individual plan offerings and withdraw from the Health Insurance Marketplace (www.healthcare.gov). Individual members will have the option to purchase off-exchange plans directly from HAP. These changes do not affect those who have employer-based (small and large group) insurance or those who are enrolled in Medicare, […]

In brief

Michigan Treasury hosting September seminars for Small Businesses LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Treasury is holding several seminars this month to inform small businesses about the benefits of going paperless through Michigan Treasury Online (MTO). MTO is an online resource for business taxpayers that enables them to file tax returns, pay taxes and maintain business accounts with the […]

MCC to purchase Woodside Church

FLINT — The Board of Trustees at Mott Community College at its regular monthly meeting on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, approved unanimously the authorization of MCC’s President to do all things necessary to complete the sale and purchase of Woodside Church, located adjacent to the College’s main campus in Flint. The Church’s congregation unanimously approved the sale of the property […]