Press Releases

April 9, 2019
Muskegon County schools earn $1.6 million in State Police safety grants

Muskegon County schools will improve the safety and security of students, staff and school buildings through the purchase of technology and equipment as recipients of $1,655,942 in competitive state grant funds offered up by the Michigan State Police (MSP). In Muskegon County nine local schools and the Muskegon Area Intermediate School District (MAISD) were among the 221 schools selected to earn a portion of the $25 million in Michigan’s 2019 Competitive School Safety Grant Program.

March 26, 2019
MAISD seeks board candidates; deadline May 6, 2019

The Muskegon Area Intermediate School District (MAISD) is preparing for its biennial election.  Those desiring a seat on the MAISD Board of Education must deliver an affidavit of identity, nominating petitions signed by a minimum of 40 electors, or a nonrefundable fee of $100 to the Muskegon County Clerk’s office no later than May 6, 2019.

February 26, 2019
Aspiring health care professionals encourage others to give the gift of life

According to Gift of Life Michigan, roughly 3,100 people in the state of Michigan are waiting for life-saving organ transplants and thousands more need life-enhancing tissue and cornea transplants. HOSA (Future Health Professionals) students at the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center (MACTC) are taking part in the Gift of Life HOSA Challenge. The chapter to add the most new members, or host the most activities to inspire donations, will win $500 for their chapter.