Oct. 6, 2017 – CNS Budget

Oct. 6, 2017 — Week 5 To: CNS Editors From: Perry Parks and Andi Brancato http://news.jrn.msu.edu/capitalnewsservice/ For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841 or  cepak@msu.edu. For other matters, contact Perry Parks: parksp@msu.edu   MICHIGAN JOURNALISM … Continue reading →

Michigan school enrollments projected to drop

By JACK NISSEN Capital News Service LANSING — A forecast for Michigan’s public school enrollment is bleak. The National Center for Education Statistics recently predicted that public school enrollment in Michigan will decline more than 5 percent by 2025. It … Continue reading →

How Old Town stays afloat

You will always find some type of event happening in Old Town. Why? The neighborhood doesn’t receive any money from the state so these events help raise funds to pay for everything from trash removal to hanging baskets. “We don’t actually get any funding from the state,” Old Town Commercial Association board president Jamie Schriner said. “The largest way that we raise funding is through putting on events.”

Schriner said these festivals include the Old Town Oktoberfest, ScrapFest, and the Chocolate Walk.