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In April of 2017 the Osceola Township Planning Commission denied Nestlé Waters North America a permit to build a new pumping station in order to double the amount of water they extract from the ground to sell as Ice Mountain Spring Water. The Zoning Appeals Board agreed with the planning commission, and now Nestlé, despite […]

Last night the Osceola Township Planning Commission denied a request by Nestlé Waters North America to build a pumping station as part of their intention to double the amount of ground water they extract and sell as Ice Mountain Spring Water. Last fall, Nestlé began the process to double their output at the White Pine […]

The Ice Mountain logo of Nestlé North America depicts a snow-covered mountain top; an image meant to make the consumer think the water came from some pristine glacial melt. The reality of Ice Mountain water is it comes out of the ground in Northern Michigan along the Muskegon River. We’re blessed with an abundance of […]

How do you know Rick Snyder has learned his lesson about not properly regulating things people eat and drink because it may poison them? Today he vetoed a bill that would have eliminated the requirement for people who hunt morels to sell be certified so they don’t poison people with toxic mushrooms. House Bill 5532 […]

Congressman Dan Kildee has represented the people of Michigan’s 5th district in the U.S. Congress since 2013. He has made a significant positive impact in his district by fighting for hard working families and those most affected by decisions made in Lansing at the risk of public health. Dan Kildee is a native of Flint, […]

Turns out Speaker Boehner is indeed enjoying Kansas primary night. Just received this from former staffer! — carl hulse (@hillhulse) August 3, 2016 John Boehner seems to think so. The former Speaker who had an epiphany when the Pope visited and resigned from the House was photographed enjoying a glass of wine with a […]

Nestled in Battle Creek, Michigan, on the grounds of Fort Custer live the cadets of Michigan Youth ChalleNGe Academy. At-risk teens ages 16 to 18 volunteer to attend this program to improve their lives and learn skills to stay out of trouble as they transition to adult life. Operated by the Michigan National Guard, the […]

Davison High School students produced this excellent documentary about the Flint water crisis.

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