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Business

Greenlight Sales is the trailer business

Greenlight Sales and Service of Chassell is known all over the entire area as the one business that has every shape, size, and type of trailer one needs. They have built their business on having what one needs to haul anything, and even dump anything. Whether it is aluminum trailers or steel, ...

AG Nessel to Michiganders: know your employment rights

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Attorney General has established a Know Your Employment Rights section on the department’s website to provide information and answers to questions about the legal rights of employees and employers under Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Stay Home, Stay Safe ...

EGLE announces general permit for concentrated animal feeding operations

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) has issued a revised general permit for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). The permit enhances protection of the public and Michigan’s waters from excessive nutrient pollution while maintaining flexibility ...

Application process now live for Michigan Small Business Relief Program funding

LANSING – Michigan's small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 virus can now apply for grants and loans through the Michigan Small Business Relief Program, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today. The program will provide up to $20 million in grants and loans to provide ...

AG Nessel provides guidance on executive orders violations

LANSING – After her Consumer Protection intake lines were flooded with phone calls related to violations of the state’s new rules implemented as a result of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is providing guidance on how to file complaints about ...

Secretary of State offices to close in Stay-at-Home order

LANSING – Starting Tuesday, all 131 Michigan Secretary of State branch offices will be closed as part of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home order. The governor announced at a press conference today that the order would take effect at 12:01 a.m. this morning. “I fully support Gov. ...

Local marketing expert wins Idea Exchange

CALUMET – Designotype Printers, Inc. owner, Margaret Helminen, earned the votes of her peers to win second place at an Idea Exchange during the recent National Print Owners Associaiton (NPOA) Conference in Houston, Texas. The Idea Exchange is a presentation of marketing and best practice ...

Nessel assigns special agents to price-gouging investigations

LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel recently assigned a team of special agents to assist her attorneys in gathering information related to the high number of price-gouging complaints the Attorney General’s office has been receiving during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) ...

Officials caution: Stop hoarding. Panic-buying causes problems

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) is cautioning Michigan residents against panicking during the current COVID-19 outbreak, according to a March 20 press release from the Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB). MDARD advises that this is a time to prepare, ...

State Treasurer urges Michiganders to be alert for phishing emails

LANSING – State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks today issued an urgent reminder to be aware of phishing emails sent by scammers seeking to obtain the personal information and the hard-earned money of Michigan’s taxpayers. Similar to the phishing scam that targeted the Michigan’s Attorney ...