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Southwestern High School – Detroit, Michigan  Atlas Obscura

Discover Southwestern High School in Detroit, Michigan: This empty Detroit high school was too expensive to maintain or destroy.

Historic Parts of Southwestern High School Will Survive  Curbed National

The proposed revitalization of Southwestern High School is ON. Detroit's time-honored "this-is-actually-happening" ceremony was held behind the school ...

Detroit Southwestern gets new life, keeps the old gym  Detroit Free Press

Thanks to an 84-year-old family-owned conglomerate from India, 94-year-old Detroit Southwestern High School is getting a new lease on life. At an event ...

Detroit Wants to Demolish What's Left of Historic Southwestern High School  Curbed National

Less than three years after its final students were dismissed, Southwestern High School faces the wrecking ball. The City of Detroit is seeking public comment on ...

There's a Real Plan to Revive Southwestern High School  Curbed National

Southwestern High School may not be doomed after all. Right next door to the school, the Sakthi Automotive factory is planning a multi million-dollar expansion ...

Detroit's Rashida Tlaib Poised To Become First Muslim Woman In Congress  NPR

Tlaib, the daughter of Palestinian immigrants, won the Democratic nomination for former Rep. John Conyers' seat in the House. She'll be running unopposed in ...

What 22 Trump Staffers Looked Like in High School  New York Magazine

Life in the Trump administration often sounds like senior spring. There are no expectations, popularity is capital, and the uncertain future is terrifying. The stakes ...

How Detroit's Rashida Tlaib will make history in Washington  Detroit Free Press

It is Eid al-Adha, one of the holiest days of the Islamic calendar, and Detroit's next full-term congresswoman — who in November is expected to become one of ...

State Rep. Tyrone Carter to receive Distinguished Alumni Award at Henry Ford College commencement ceremony  Dearborn Press and Guide

One of the 2019 Henry Ford College Distinguished Alumni Awards will be presented to State Rep.Tyrone A. Carter (D-Detroit), a 1985 HFC alumnus, at the ...

One Fair Wage, Voter rally held by Jane Fonda in Flint  WNEM Saginaw

An event to protect fair wages was headlined by actress, author, and activist Jane Fonda.

First graduates of Jalen Rose Academy march with pride  The Detroit News

Detroit — Jalen Rose didn't forget where he came from or those he left behind. The ESPN/ABC analyst and former 13-year NBA star, raised his arms, clenched ...

Field of 12 candidates in hunt for six seats on Ecorse City Council  Southgate News Herald

The field of candidates for a seat on the Ecorse City Council is crowded for the half a dozen seats available in the Nov. 6 election.

All-Time Greats: Curtis Jones is the best basketball player you've never heard of

DETROIT -- When it comes to talking about the greatest basketball players to come out of the state of Michigan, all of the usual names come up. Chris Webber ...

Goodbye to Delray, the Detroit enclave residents are getting paid to leave  Bridge Michigan

Detroit is offering new homes to residents to leave a tucked-away, forlorn corner of the city to make way for the Gordie Howe International Bridge.

Rashida Tlaib: ‘Impeach the Motherf**ker’ Rant Made Me ‘More Relatable’ to House Dems  Breitbart

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) believes her call to “impeach the motherf**cker” actually made her more relatable to her House colleagues. |

Sakthi Automotive building $7 million facility, adding 200 jobs in Detroit  Crain's Detroit Business

Auto parts supplier Sakthi Automotive Group has broken ground on a $7 million building at its manufacturing and distribution campus in southwest Detroit that ...

Couch: Inside the decline of Michigan basketball talent  Lansing State Journal

On the heels of another frustrating experience with another heralded out-of-state recruit, Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo undoubtedly wishes he were ...

Michigan legislature approves $617 million bailout package for Detroit schools  The Washington Post

The Michigan legislature has narrowly approved a $617 million package to bail out and restructure the troubled Detroit public school system, which is expected ...

Mari Manoogian Wins Democratic Primary as Candidate for Michigan State Rep  The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. – Mari Manoogian on August 7 won the Democratic nomination as candidate for Michigan state representative for District 40.

She could be the first Muslim woman in Congress. She has to defeat Detroit's Democratic establishment first  CNN

Rashida Tlaib is one of many American Muslims talking about public *service* these days. More than 90 are running for office, from local school boards to the US ...

Sakthi Automotive breaks ground on Detroit manufacturing center  Michigan Radio

Construction on a new, 70-acre manufacturing campus is officially underway in southwest Detroit. India-based auto parts supplier Sakthi Automotive Group is.

Boblo Island Abandoned Amusement Park – Amherstburg, Ontario  Atlas Obscura

Discover Boblo Island Abandoned Amusement Park in Amherstburg, Ontario: An abandoned Victorian-era amusement park is rusting away amidst luxury ...

Field of 13 candidates are looking for six available seats on Ecorse City Council  Southgate News Herald

The race for a seat on the Ecorse City Council is a crowded one with 13 candidates vying for six available seats. All seats are for two-year terms. Running for the ...

By the numbers: Why some Detroit schools will close, and costs to build others (with video)

Unpacking some of the numbers from Wednesday's announcement, here's a closer look at which schools are affected, why they were closed, what it means to ...

Detroit-area law enforcers call for clamp-down on illegal scrap metal

Law enforcement from across Metro Detroit made a plea to the public Tuesday asking them to urge Lansing legislators to support stiffer scrap yard sales reforms ...

Free hockey program provides instruction for inner-city youths

Registration is underway for the Inner City Youth Hockey Program, which provides youngsters with all the equipment needed to participate free of charge.

Bobb unveils school closings, restructurings in comprehensive facilities master plan  Crain's Detroit Business

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb today unveiled a comprehensive facilities master plan for the district today. The plan involves ...

Detroit Salt Mine – Detroit, Michigan  Atlas Obscura

Discover Detroit Salt Mine in Detroit, Michigan: Over a thousand feet beneath the Detroit streets is a subterranean metropolis few are allowed to enter.

Why Michigan missed EPA 'asthma epicenter' pollution plan deadline -

DETROIT, MI -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says Michigan missed a deadline to submit plans for reducing hazardous emissions in a high asthma ...

Tony Hunter, well known bassist from Lincoln Park, dies  Southgate News Herald

Tony Hunter, one of the more accomplished bass players from Southwest Detroit, died in his Lincoln Park home from complications of diabetes on April 7, 2018.


Historic Finney High School, closed in 2009 at a cost of $2.9 million from 1994 bond, replaced later by East English Village Academy at a cost of $58.6 million ...

U.S. Steel lawsuit stalls Detroit air pollution plan

U.S. Steel.jpg. In this April 28, 2009 file photo, a flag flies outside the the United States Steel Corporation's Pittsburgh headquarters building. (MLive file).

Detroit closes, consolidates more schools in ongoing transformation effort  Michigan Radio

The Detroit Public School system will shrink again next fall, as the district scrambles to revamp itself amidst declining enrollment. This is just the.

Kelly Fields: A Flint kid for Flint kids  Flintside

Remembering the teachers who invested in her, bought prom tickets, and paid for senior pictures—Kelly Fields' commitment (she says responsibility) is to give ...

Reminder: Vote for the Flint area's all-time greatest basketball player

Here is a photo gallery of some of the Flint area's greatest high school boys basketball players. Although many of the city's legendary players went on to reach ...

Flint Southwestern's Ivan Warren, Tevin Taylor make AP Class B All-State First and Second Team

EAST LANSING, MI – Flint Southwestern was led by senior guards Ivan Warren and Tevin Taylor in the 2015-16 season. The Knights duo did It all for the ...

Putting a college advisor in every Michigan high school  Bridge Michigan

Getting low-income students to think about two- and four-year colleges is the goal of a program that can lift young people from poverty and boost the state's ...

Flint School District considers board member's son for superintendent

Errick L. Greene is the son of Flint school board member Ella Greene-Moton. He is a finalist to be the district's next superintendent.

Detroit's new planning director: Dream big  Detroit Free Press

Maurice Cox says his role is to encourage Detroiters to believe in a bigger vision.

Lions great Herman Moore among potential investors in Summit Place Mall plan  Crain's Detroit Business

Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Herman Moore is in talks to invest with a group weighing a purchase and redevelopment of the dilapidated and shuttered ...

Detroit naval armory redevelopment hasn't gone AWOL  Crain's Detroit Business

Last we heard, a request for proposals process for redevelopment of the R. Thornton Brodhead Naval Armory went bust when the city of Detroit determined that ...

Sakthi Automotive's Detroit expansion bets big on nontraditional workforce: Ex-felons  Crain's Detroit Business

Sakthi Automotive Group USA Inc. is in the nascent stages of a massive expansion project on the Southwest Detroit waterfront — one that could bring an ...

Rinna earns spot in Allen Park Sports Hall of Fame after life as an athlete, coach and city volunteer  Southgate News Herald

Even before he arrived to make a difference in Allen Park, Milio “Mimi” Rinna had established himself as an all-around athlete in Southwest Detroit.

12 candidates vie for 6 Ecorse City Council seats | News  Southgate News Herald

Twelve Ecorse residents are running for the six open City Council seats on the Nov. 3 ballot.

Allen Park man's prized autographs from baseball legends still leave him smiling some 70 years later  Southgate News Herald

Even though his beloved Detroit Tigers are not playing in this year's World Series, Milio “Mimi” Rinna of Allen Park has plenty of memories of their world ...

State Superintendent: Two-thirds of Michigan's 98 lowest-achieving schools are in Metro Detroit

The State of Michigan today released a list of 98 Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools, and 65 of those schools are in Metro Detroit school districts.

DTE power plants' pollution reduction plan questioned  Detroit Free Press

DTE power plants propose to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions -- not enough, environmentalists say.

It's prom season  Fenton Tri County Times

Hemlines and hairstyles may go up and down, but one thing about proms hasn't changed over the decades — it's still a defining moment for many people as ...

Flint School District zeroing in on next superintendent

The Flint School District is zeroing in on its next superintendent.

Sledding: where to go in the area  Fenton Tri County Times

Linden — Driving by, Jillian Fishback and Isabella Morton look like tiny bundles of purple and pink being pushed down the large hill alongside Clover Beach in ...

Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Famer Spider Edwards keeps modest stance on past accolades  The Flint Journal -

(This story is one in a series profiling this year's inductees into the Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame.) FLINT, MI – Lamarr Edwards was nothing to be taken ...

Ben Carson announces presidential run  USA TODAY

"I'm Ben Carson and I'm a candidate for president of the United States," he said in Detroit Monday.


Some of the supporters of Oakman Orthopedic who ralled to save the school and stop school closings nationally on Aug. 28, 2013. Detroiters join national call ...

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