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DNR Lansing Customer Service Center now open »

"The Department of Natural Resources invites area residents to visit its new Customer Service Center at 4166 Legacy Parkway in Lansing, which opened to the public today. A map to the new facility is available for download below."

Media Invited to Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum to Preview Exhibits in Advance of the June 7 Ope »

"In advance of the June 7 rededication and grand opening of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, 303 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan, members of the media are invited on Wednesday, May 25, as museum officials begin the process of displaying items from the museum’s collections into new displays. In addition to seeing progress of the museum’s complete redesign, parts of the new 8,000 square-foot DeVos Learning Center will also be revealed to the media at this time."

Mich falling behind rest of nation in education »

"Michigan is falling further behind its goal of becoming a top ten education state by 2030, according to a report issued last week by the Education Trust-Midwest."

M-54 public open house scheduled for proposed lane reduction »

"The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will host a public open house to discuss work planned on M-54 between Saginaw Road and M-57 in Vienna Township. The project includes reducing a stretch of roadway (approximately 1 mile) from four lanes to three lanes, creating a designated center left-turn lane between Wilson Road and M-57."

Northbound I-75 traffic shift and closure starts May 24 »

"The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will shift northbound I-75 traffic to the southbound side of the roadway to continue reconstruction of northbound I-75, and begin using the moveable barrier wall to accommodate peak travel."

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