Since the Saginaw County Dredge Material Disposal Facility (DMDF) was built at the end of Marlbourne Road in Zilwaukee Township, it has drawn intense controversy. The DMDF has been the subject of legal battles, citizen protest, public support and scrutiny.
27th May, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Episodes Scheduled to Shoot in June
Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Michigan! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout Michigan with filming scheduled for this June.
20th May, 2016 | 0 Comments
Craig Tuer is a Michigan State Police trooper. He recently made some troubling admissions in an email to the Michigan State Department of Civil Rights, that MSP evaluation policies have led to civil rights violations. The whistleblower’s claims make State Police Troopers look like gangsters milking the public, and have drawn rapid fire from the MSP establishment.
07th April, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Bill Could Land on Snyder’s Desk Next Week
Both the pro-marijuana and anti-fracking groups are relatively close to the 252,523 valid signatures needed to get these issues on the state’s November ballot, but they have one problem: some of the signatures are too old.
26th March, 2016 | 0 Comments
When Sonoma State University professor Carl Jensen started looking into the new media’s practice of self-censorship in 1976, the internet was only a dream and most computers were still big mainframes with whirling tape reels and vacuum tubes.
17th March, 2016 | 0 Comments
For numerous years the city of Flint, Michigan has garnered more than its share of bad news, ranging from poverty rates clocking over 23% and the highest crime and unemployment rates in the country. With the national spotlight focusing upon the poisoning of Flint residents through lead-contaminated water, regardless of whether the cause of this crisis was greed, corruption, or simply bad management; Flint residents are in dire need of some ‘good news’ for a change.
17th March, 2016 | 0 Comments
First of a Two-Part Series
Since 1976 the Sonoma State University student & faculty program has conducted an annual search for major & significant news stories that are under-reported, casting light upon stories many Americans rarely hear about, yet definitely should know about.
25th February, 2016 | 0 Comments
Part 2 in a Series: Dirty Water & Darnell Earley
In the first part of our series on former Saginaw City Manager Darnell Earley, we looked at how while under his control as Emergency Manger, the City of Flint started drawing its municipal water from the corrosive Flint River; and how while under his reign, the order was given back in April, 2014 when Earley rejected Detroit’s final offer to supply clean, safe drinking water – and Flint terminated its relationship with the City of Detroit, leading to one of the worst lead-contamination crises in our nation’s history.
04th February, 2016 | 0 Comments
Former Saginaw City Manager's Pivotal Role in the Flint Water Crisis
Back in 2014, while under the control of Emergency Manager Darnell Earley, the City of Flint started drawing its municipal water from the corrosive Flint River. As the former City Manager of Saginaw from 2006-13, Earley left his position in Saginaw after receiving an appointment from Gov. Rick Snyder to become Flint’s new ‘Emergency Manager’ in order to help solve that beleaguered city’s fiscal crisis.
14th January, 2016 | 0 Comments
The most visible sign of resurgence in the legendary Old Town Saginaw business district is perhaps best epitomized by the newly completed restoration project of the historic Weinberg-Pankonin Pharmacy sign, located on the corner streets of Court & North Michigan.
03rd September, 2015 | 0 Comments