Two elementary school principals in Portage have resigned after being placed on administrative leave. Marijuana businesses in Battle Creek and Allegan are among those who have received cease and desist letters from the state. A 36 year old former Western Michigan University goaltender makes his NHL debut due to emergency… and stops all seven shots his way.
Two elementary school principals in Portage have resigned after they were put on paid leave earlier this month. The Kalamazoo Gazette says Woodland Elementary Principal Allison Taylor and Portage Central Elementary Principal Bill Dygert are leaving April 2nd. The district put them on leave March 20th while it investigated what officials called allegations of improper conduct. Portage Public School officials say they’re beginning the search for replacements at both schools.
More than two hundred medical marijuana businesses received cease and desist letters from the state. The Detroit Free Presshttps://www.freep.com/story/news/2018/03/29/state-orders-michigan-medical-marijuana-businesses-closed/469279002/ reports that includes three dispensaries in Battle Creek and two in Allegan. The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs says it issued the letters over the past two weeks to businesses that did not properly apply for licenses by a mid-February deadline. Medical marijuana businesses in Saugatuck, Bangor, Middleville and Niles have also been ordered to close.
Nurses with UP Health System-Marquette say they were threatened by supervisors before they went on strike to protest staffing levels in October. That prompted the Michigan Nurses Association to file Unfair Labor practice charges… and the National Labor Relations Board to issue a complaint against the hospital. Hospital officials say there was no wrongdoing and they will defend the supervisors in question. Both sides will present evidence at a hearing in Marquette on July 24. (WNMU)
Governor Rick Snyder is activating Michigan’s Emergency Operations Center…to monitor a failing Chinese space station that could possibly hit portions of