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MDARD advises consumers on what to do if they receive unsolicited...

MDARD advises consumers on what to do if they receive unsolicited packages containing seeds July 30, 2020
LANSING – The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) continues to receive multiple reports of consumers receiving unsolicited packages of seeds in the mail that appear to be sent from China and other countries. MDARD is currently working with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to investigate...

MDARD advises consumers on what to do if they receive unsolicited...

MDARD advises consumers on what to do if they receive unsolicited packages containing seeds July 30, 2020
LANSING – The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) continues to receive multiple reports of consumers receiving unsolicited packages of seeds in the mail that appear to be sent from China and other countries. MDARD is currently working with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to investigate...

Governor Whitmer Amends MI Safe Start Order to Limit Indoor Gatherings...

Governor Whitmer Amends MI Safe Start Order to Limit Indoor Gatherings July 29, 2020
LANSING, Mich. – Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-160 and Executive Order 2020-161, amending Michigan’s Safe Start Order and issuing revised workplace safeguards. Under the Safe Start Order, starting July 31, 2020, statewide indoor gatherings will be limited to 10 people and bars will be closed for indoor service across the state, including in Regions...

Upper Peninsula Weekly Fishing Report – July 29, 2020

Upper Peninsula Weekly Fishing Report – July 29, 2020
Keweenaw Bay: Recent storms and wind had the bays all mixed up. Anglers still were getting a fair number of lake trout along with a few salmon; however, they were putting in a lot of time trying to find them. Jigging for lake trout seemed to work best. Little Bay...

MHSAA Representative Council Approves Phased-In Practice & Competition for Fall Sports...

MHSAA Representative Council Approves Phased-In Practice & Competition for Fall Sports July 29, 2020
EAST LANSING, Mich. – July 29 – The Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association today approved the next steps in returning sports for member schools, adopting a plan to phase in competition for Fall sports in hopes of continuing to deter the spread of COVID-19. The Council affirmed...

MHSAA Representative Council Approves Phased-In Practice & Competition for Fall Sports...

MHSAA Representative Council Approves Phased-In Practice & Competition for Fall Sports July 29, 2020
EAST LANSING, Mich. – July 29 – The Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association today approved the next steps in returning sports for member schools, adopting a plan to phase in competition for Fall sports in hopes of continuing to deter the spread of COVID-19. The Council affirmed...

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Receives $900,000 Grant to Construct Tiny Homes...

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Receives $900,000 Grant to Construct Tiny Homes July 28. 2020
BARAGA, Mich. – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $20 million to Tribes across the nation as part of HUD’s Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Imminent Threat program, which provides funding to help address problems that pose an imminent threat to public health or...

LEO Launches Digital Hub to Help Michigan Workers Displaced by COVID-19...

LEO Launches Digital Hub to Help Michigan Workers Displaced by COVID-19 Crisis Boost Skills July 28, 2020
LANSING, MICH. The Coronavirus crisis has created record unemployment across the country and a complicated employment landscape in Michigan. Now more than ever, Michigan workers who possess advanced skills will be better positioned to get and keep higher-paying and more stable jobs. To that end, the Michigan Department of Labor...

Hostess Brands, LLC Issues Voluntary Recall of Certain Hostess® Raspberry Zingers®...

Hostess Brands, LLC Issues Voluntary Recall of Certain Hostess® Raspberry Zingers® Due to the Potential for Mold July 28, 2020
Hostess Brands, LLC (“Hostess Brands”) is voluntarily recalling certain Hostess® Raspberry Zingers® because the product may develop mold prior to the best by date. This recall applies to the following Raspberry Zinger® products: Product Item UPC Batch Best By Date Hostess Raspberry Zingers (Multi-Pack fresh) 888109110604 H061224000 08/26/2020 H061324000 08/27/2020...

MDARD Issues Advisory Regarding Unsolicited Packages of Seeds from China July...

MDARD Issues Advisory Regarding Unsolicited Packages of Seeds from China July 27, 2020
Consumers should not plant them and should report it to USDA-APHIS LANSING – Across the United States, people have been reporting receiving unsolicited packages containing seeds from China in the mail. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) is warning residents who receive these packages not to open...