Average Michigan teacher salary rises for first time in 5 years
The average salary for a Michigan public school teacher was $62,280 in 2016-17, the first time in five years that the average has increased, according to the Michigan Department of Education.
But the average is still almost $750 below the peak in 2009-10, when teacher salaries averaged $63,024.Read More
Little Caesars Arena to ‘go green’ with DTE Energy sponsorship
Little Caesars Arena is going green this month with a DTE Energy Co. sponsorship that will power the venue with renewable energy during five Red Wings home games.
Energy will be tapped from the Detroit-based utility’s renewable energy sources via a substation and underground electrical system built at the arena prior to its opening, according to a news release from the company. DTE has a wind park in Huron County and solar arrays in Detroit and Lapeer.Read More
7 Can’t-miss Pure Michigan Spring Festivals
When the dull days of winter have kept you down (or stuck inside altogether), there’s no better way to welcome spring warmly than celebrating with festivals that honor the season to refresh. Get ready to Go Great Lakes Bay with a few of their festival favorites that’ll leave you savoring spring blooms, reeling and reveling in the day’s catch, tapping your own maple syrup… even tapping into some of the season’s best craft brews!Read More