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LANSING, Mich. - Experts say there's no solitary cause for the large drop in alcohol-connected crashes and deaths in Michigan over the previous ten years.

Michigan had 4,007 crashes linked to alcohol in 2010, down 38 p.c from 6,485 in 2001, according to police records.

The state had 264 fatal crashes in 2010 that involved consuming, compared with 419 in 2001. That is a 37 p.c drop.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

MARINETTE - Parents, lecturers and employers all want kids to obtain a very good training so they can get a good spending occupation, one they enjoy and maybe make a profession.

Matching the interests of little one with a occupation option can be difficult enterprise. A great deal of variables appear into play.

Is there a require for the picked ability? What are the schooling chances? Will moms and dads assist the goals of the youngster? The list goes on and on. Finding everyone on the same page is not an effortless task but it really is one the Marinette Menominee Place Chamber of Commerce and NWTC are ready and keen to tackle.

Saturday, December 24, 2011

MENOMINEE - Three members of the Twin County Airport Commission stepped ahead Thursday to type a committee to generate a work description for a component-time airport supervisor.

The move turned necessary right after previous airport manager Tim Spreen resigned abruptly Nov. 9. Lineman Jeff LaFleur has been serving as acting supervisor.

The committee, comprised of James Furlong, Dale Berman and Nick Lakari, was instructed to make the position strictly for part-time supervisor and not contain the tasks of lineman, as was the situation with the prior deal/occupation description with Spreen.

Friday, December 23, 2011

MENOMINEE - Police officers, security firms and consumers are combating a never-ending fight to hold a stage forward of the poor men. One of the latest equipment in the personalized crime-battling arsenal is a microchip.

SNAGG Merchandise and Services of Appleton, Wis., is marketing kits that occur full with a microchip, drill little bit for installation and a CD with instructions. Bill St. Martin from Cycle Path bicycle store in Menominee is the regional distributor.

"The idea is the exact same as they do for animals exactly where you imbed a microchip into the item like an expense guitar, laptop computer personal computer, a thing like that," explained St. Martin.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

MARINETTE - Many thanks to a last-minute surge of generous donors, several of the area's neediest kids will wake up with gifts to unwrap and smiles on their faces Xmas early morning.

Just as time was running out on the Angel Trees program, the community came jogging in - and the names of every and each and every needy child left hanging on the angel trees situated in the Pine Tree Mall, Walmart, and Shopko have been taken down.

According to Jeanne Harper of St. Vincent de Paul, this year marked the 11th straight year in which each and every youngster enrolled in the program was accounted for, but making it occur this year arrived appropriate down to the wire.

On the program's last day, with the names of sixty eight youngsters still hanging on the trees, some true community angels compensated Harper a go to.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

MENOMINEE - In a unanimous choice, the Menominee City Council Monday night authorized a new PILOT ordinance for the FNT Building on 1st Avenue.

PILOT is an acronym for payment in lieu of taxes. The WODA Group of Ohio wishes to convert the lengthy dormant building into forty four one-, two- and three-bed room housing models for low- to moderate-revenue family members.

A PILOT would serve to maintain the sum of taxes compensated in check for thirty years. The volume at the moment becoming talked about is $10,two hundred. The entire process is like a giant jigsaw puzzle the place each piece must be positioned at a specified time ( via ehextra.com ).