Rep. Glenn tours hydro facility in Sanford

Lee Mueller, owner of Boyce Hydro and the Sanford Lake Dam, recently hosted Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, vice chair of the state House Energy Policy Committee, on a tour of the 92-year-old facility, which has a total generating capacity of 3.6 megawatts of electricity using three water-driven turbine generators. Boyce Hydro sells the electricity generated by the dam…

Local Ducks Unlimited recognized for preservation work

Area lawmakers joined several hundred sporting enthusiasts March 27 for the 40th anniversary banquet of the Saginaw Valley chapter of Ducks Unlimited, held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Pinconning. The group is dedicated to preserving waterfowl habitat and protecting hunting rights in Michigan and across the nation. State Reps. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, and Joel Johnson, R-Clare, and…

Rep. Glenn hosts Midland think tank in Capitol

 Mackinac Center staff presents overview to House lawmakers About a dozen-and-a-half state House lawmakers attended an informal presentation from the Midland-based Mackinac Center for Public Policy in the state Capitol on March 19, hosted by Rep. Gary Glenn. “I’m very familiar with the Mackinac Center and its staff, having worked with them on free-market issues…

Michigan Sugar Queen, Rep. Glenn visit during Capitol Agriculture Day

Isabella Krolikowski, 19, of Midland, Miss Michigan Sugar Queen 2014, visited with Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, during her recent visit to the state Capitol in Lansing for 2015 Agriculture Day. Krolikowski, daughter of Manny and Shannon Krolikowski of Midland and a graduate of Bullock Creek High School, works as an administrative assistant at Dow Chemical…

Ag Day at the Capitol

State Rep. Dan Lauwers of Brockway Township recently met with vendors and leaders in the agriculture industry for “Ag day at the Capitol” Ag Day is an annual event in which Michigan Farm Bureau representatives educate legislators on the importance of the Agriculture industry to the state.

Ag Day Royalty

State Rep. Dan Lauwers of Brockway Township recently met with Michigan Agriculture “Royalty” at the state Capitol. Rep. Lauwers is pictured with the 2014 Michigan Sugar Queen, Asparagus Queen and the National Cherry Queen.

Rep. Canfield recognized by Michigan Academy of Family Physicians

Rep. Edward Canfield this week was recognized by the Michigan Academy of Family Physicians for his House resolution declaring Feb. 22-28 as Family Medicine Week. As a family physician himself, Rep. Canfield knows firsthand the efforts of these individuals and was happy to officially recognize the crucial role they play in keeping Michigan residents healthy….

Rep. Roberts spends day reading to students in Jackson

State Rep. Brett Roberts of Eaton Township last week read to students at Northwest Elementary School in Jackson. Rep. Roberts is visiting schools throughout the 65th District to read to students for March is Reading month. Rep. Roberts will be visiting students at Onsted Elementary School on Friday, March 20. Rep. Roberts also toured the…