Northern Michigan Items of Interest

July 18, 2012
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Here are some interesting stories in the news that should be of interest to forward-thinking residents of Northern Michigan from your friends at Dale Carnegie Training of Mid & Northern Michigan

Goodwill of Upper Michigan receives grant for job training

SAULT ST. MARIE, MICH. — Goodwill Industries of Upper Michigan received a contribution of over $32,000 for job training scholarships. Read more here

Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island turns 125 this week

MACKINAW CITY — MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) – The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island turns 125 on Tuesday. Read more here

Drought worries local farmers

REED CITY — Like most farmers in the Midwest, Robert Morlock is waiting for the rain. The dairy farmer relies on corn to feed his cows and he’s worried that this year’s yield won’t produce enough to keep his livestock fed through the winter. Read more here

Boy scout campers try to beat the heat

TRAVERSE CITY — It’s hard to escape the extreme heat and even though it cooled downed somewhat Monday evening, temperatures are still well above average. And while many of us have cranked up the air conditioning or fans, a group of nearly 200 boy scouts are in for an uncomfortable night, outside in the heat at Camp Greilick. Read more here

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