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MCCC presents zero-increase millage for November ballot

The election season is just around the corner and voters will have a lot of decisions to make. For local voters, this includes MCCC’s zero-increase millage renewal. MCCC’s new millage will be staying at the same rate as the previous millage at .85 mil (85 cents per $1,000 taxable value). […]

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Michigan offers free tuition for essential workers

Essential workers have the opportunity to get free college tuition at MCCC for up to four years. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer first proposed the Futures for Frontliners Programs in April 2020 which would offer free post-secondary education to those who worked on the frontlines during the stay-at-home order. This initiative was […]

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Peaceful protests reach Monroe

As protests against police brutality continue around the country, organizers in Monroe are following suit to rally people around the Black Lives Matter movement. Azia Hawthorne, 39, has lived in Monroe for eight years after moving from Chicago and said she has been to 12 BLM protests over the past two […]

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New federal law raises legal smoking age to 21

Michigan 18-year-olds can vote, buy rifles or register for the military draft, but they are now too young to legally buy tobacco and vaping products. In September, President Trump said he was interested in banning all flavored vapes. In November, he followed by saying he supported raising the minimum smoking […]

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Michigan, Beilein win second-consecutive Big Ten Tournament Title

  John Beilein's Michigan Wolverines are on a nine-game win streak after beating two top ten teams to win the Big Ten Tournament Championship.    In convincing fashion, Michigan sought out redemption against Purdue, a team who had swept them prior in the regular season. Final score of 75-66.    […]

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Enrollment down for second semester in a row

Community Colleges of Michigan enrollment chart for Winter 2018. {Information via https://www.macrao.org/Reports/ccweekly.asp}   MCCC Registrar Tracy Vogt released enrollment figures for the 2018 Winter semester Friday morning, and with 2953 students signed up for 23,022 credit hours, the numbers are once again down. Going into Winter 2017, MCCC had 3,055 students […]

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Judge says court interferes with state rights

A Sienna Heights and The Foundation sponsored community event The Constitution in Action: Celebrating Constitution Day was held in the Meyer Theater on the oft neglected holiday (or Citizenship Day). Guest speaker Chief Judge Pro Tem Christopher Murray gave a brief overview of the ratification and implementation of the monumental […]