Enough has been in the news about how the government's "sequestration" is going to hurt across the board, but political pundit Josh Ruebner says it's not stopping one powerful lobby from seeking more funding for its cause.
Lisa Hall handed Grand Haven school board member Mike Cramer a picture of her 15-year-old biracial daughter, Katie Bridgeforth, to pass around to the other trustees as she addressed them.
“She has gone through a heck of a year,” Hall said.
Water levels in Lakes Michigan and Huron edged up in February from the previous month's record lows. But they and other Great Lakes will remain far below average in the months ahead — and that means continued, significant impacts to commercial shipping and recreational boating, an Army Corps of Engineers forecaster said Monday.