Caseville Shanty Days Canceled for 2021

Shanty Days Caseville Harbor

The Caseville Chamber of Commerce announced that the 2021 Caseville Shanty Days festival has been canceled. The event was to have occurred on February 12-13 in Caseville, Michigan.

Current Great Lakes Ice Coverage in 2021

Ice Gulls Lake

The Detroit Army Corps of Engineers have kept records of ice coverage going back to 1973. The map shows the extent of the maximum ice cover on the Great Lakes for each year.

We are tracking the Great Lakes Ice Coverage for the Winter of 2021.

Gratiot Farms Wind Project Powers Up in Mid Michigan

Wind Energy Development

Consumers Energy announced Gratiot Farms Wind Project is operational and contributes 150 megawatts of renewable energy to Michigan customers. Gratiot Farms Wind Project went online on December 16 and featured 60 turbines with a 150-megawatt capacity, enough to power about 58,000 residents. Consumers Energy acquired the project from Enel Green Power America, which started developing … Read more

Laid Off Thumb Restaurant Workers Due to COVID Can Get $1,650 Employee Assistance Grants

Restaurant Workers

The Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association Educational Foundation announced it would administer the Employee Assistance Grants’ application process. Employees impacted by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Gathering and Face Mask Order that took effect on November 18, 2020, are eligible to apply for one-time grants during the application period of January 15 … Read more