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Things to do Downriver | Events Calendar  Southgate News Herald

What's Going On is a listing of activities taking place throughout the Downriver community. To submit an event, send an email to ...

2019 Academic All-Stars: River Rouge High School | News  Southgate News Herald

Iapri Summerville. Class standing: 1st. GPA: 4.1087. Parents: LaToya Dorsey. Activities: Students Against Destructive Decisions, Wayne State C2 Pipeline, ...

River Rouge concert featuring YoYo and Dondria to benefit area green space initiative  Southgate News Herald

An event supporting the development of green space in some of the most polluted zip codes in Michigan is coming to River Rouge on Nov. 20.

Turkey giveaway brings former NBA players and platinum recording artist to River Rouge  Southgate News Herald

When an event's guest list includes sports hall of famers and a platinum recording artist, it's a pretty big deal no matter the city.

River Rouge students launch fashion lines, cosmetics brands, more at 'Market Day'  Southgate News Herald

Selling food, cosmetics, clothing and home goods, 27 pop-up businesses simultaneously opened in River Rouge on March 26-27.

Lamonta Stone returns to coach River Rouge with state title aspirations  The Detroit News

Lamonta Stone walked into the gym at River Rouge High School Thursday morning and was inspired by the 14 state basketball championship banners he saw.

River Rouge students given a simple message: 'Real men read'  Southgate News Herald

Real men read. That was the message communicated to students at Sabbath Middle School in River Rouge on March 28. Principal Demond Thomas said ...

Taraji P. Henson, star of 'Empire,' is tough 'cookie' at rally held at River Rouge High School  Southgate News Herald

It's one thing to play a role on television, but in real life, Taraji P. Henson showed that she really is "one tough cookie" at a Downriver rally urging people to vote ...

Street named after deceased River Rouge Police Chief who grew up in city  Southgate News Herald

In a way, a former River Rouge Police Chief is still watching over the streets after an untimely death.

2018 Academic All-Stars: River Rouge High School | News  Southgate News Herald

Amanda Lawman. Class standing: First. GPA: 4.1. Parents: Cindy Smith-Williams. Activities: Women of Tomorrow, National Honor Society. College plans: ...

Rashida Tlaib faces protestors during official swear-in ceremony at Michigan high school  WXYZ

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib was officially sworn Saturday to represent Michigan's 13th Congressional District in River Rouge.

First Palestinian-American U.S. Congresswoman sworn-in, protested in River Rouge  Southgate News Herald

A group of protesters met U.S. Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-13th District) in River Rouge Jan. 12.

Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college  Bridge Michigan

Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...

River Rouge infused with jobs, redevelopment thanks to Snyder's Rising Tide program  Southgate News Herald

River Rouge has graduated from Gov. Rick Snyder's Rising Tide program, marking hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant money and dozens of new jobs in ...

2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm  Bridge Michigan

Dearborn Public Schools has two early-college programs at Henry Ford College, helping the district's high schools snare Academic State Champs honors.

Student-run store selling student-made products opens in River Rouge  Southgate News Herald

Trevon Jones remembers walking to the convenience store on the corner of Richter and Elm as a kid in River Rouge.

Michigan's Rashida Tlaib to be sworn in as first Palestinian-American in Congress  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

The upcoming congressional swearing-in ceremony for lifelong Detroit resident Rashida Tlaib is making national news.

Big Sean and other celebrity guests pass out 5K turkeys at All-Star Giveback  Rolling Out

The All Star Giveback celebrated its 19th year of passing out turkeys and holiday meals to families in need in the metro Detroit Area.

RIVER ROUGE: Joseph Hudson, who defrauded school district, is dead  Southgate News Herald

RIVER ROUGE — Joseph Hudson, who went to prison after defrauding the River Rouge School District of more than $200000, died March 31. He was 57.

Renaissance High School students, parents question firing of boys basketball coach  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

DETROIT - Students and parents at Renaissance High School on Detroit's west side are questioning why the principal removed the varsity boys basketball ...

Detroit celebrities to pass out 2000 free Thanksgiving dinners Tuesday in River Rouge  Southgate News Herald

Some 2000 families will be enjoying a free Thanksgiving dinner, thanks to a group of celebrities passing out meals in River Rouge at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Parents, students speak out in support of fired high school basketball coach  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

DETROIT - Parents and teachers are speaking out in support of fired Renaissance High School basketball coach Vito Jordan. They want Jordan to keep his job.

The News-Herald honors its 2019 Academic All-Stars  Southgate News Herald

The News-Herald's 2019 Academic All-Stars honors 230 of Downriver's best and brightest high school graduates. All Downriver high schools were invited to ...

Community clinic opens in River Rouge for kids, teens  Southgate News Herald

A new community clinic offering a range of medical services and resources for teens has opened inside River Rouge High School.

Women's Basketball Announces Three NLI Signees  NU Purple

NIAGARA UNIV., N.Y. – Niagara women's basketball head coach Jada Pierce has announced three newcomers that have signed their National Letters of Intent.

Unvaccinated student rates rise for third straight year in Michigan schools  Bridge Michigan

The unvaccinated rate is still lower than in 2014, but the increase comes as Michigan battles a measles outbreak. A bill that would require schools with higher ...

River Rouge schools out of deficit for first time since 2007  Southgate News Herald

RIVER ROUGE — After years of struggling to right the financial ship, the River Rouge School District announced recently that it was back in the black.

Thousands receive free Thanksgiving dinner at All-Star event in River Rouge  Southgate News Herald

More than 2000 Thanksgiving dinners were passed out in River Rouge Tuesday during the annual All-Stars turkey giveaway.

DTE power plants' pollution reduction plan questioned  Detroit Free Press

RIVER ROUGE — Environmental groups are criticizing air pollution permits sought by DTE Energy for its coal-fired power plants in Wayne County, saying they ...

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 ...

Ford, Big Sean, Dej Loaf, and more pass out turkeys at annual All-Star Giveback  Rolling Out

Ford Motor Company teamed up with several of Detroit's home town champs to pass out more than 2000 turkeys, *fresh* vegetables, canned goods and boxed ...

White resigns as Adrian College men's basketball head coach  The Daily Telegram

Adrian College men's basketball coach Mark White has announced his resignation and is returning to the high school coaching rankings. White led the Bulldogs ...

Over 20 'Meet Up and Eat Up' locations to provide area youth free, healthy meals this summer  Southgate News Herald

Students, many of whom receive free or reduced lunch at school, sometimes go hungry during the summer when classes aren't in session.

Hundreds speak out on air pollution, health problems near power plant  Southgate News Herald

River Rouge resident Ebony Elmore vividly remembers the “black rain” all around her childhood home, one block from Balenger, the site of the River Rouge ...

Vice President Mike Pence comes Downriver to rally support for proposed NAFTA replacement  Southgate News Herald

A Motor City Solutions warehouse on Brest Road in Taylor served as the venue for the event and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement served as the ...

Another Brownstown store sells Lottery ticket for big cash, this time for more than $416600  Southgate News Herald

It's happened again — a customer at a Downriver store has walked into a business where Michigan Lottery tickets are sold and walked out with thousands more ...

Downriver high schools celebrate 2018 proms | News  Southgate News Herald

The News-Herald is photographing Downriver high school proms this year.

2018 primary election coverage from around Downriver | News  Southgate News Herald

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. today for elections across Downriver.

Focus On EMU: Getting First-Generation College Students Off To A Good Start  WEMU

When someone is the first in his/her family to go to college, the experience can be intimidating. A upcoming event at Eastern Michigan University seeks to.

Downriver high schools celebrate 2018 graduations | News  Southgate News Herald

The News-Herald is photographing Downriver high school graduations this year.

The News-Herald honors its 2018 Academic All-Stars  Southgate News Herald

The News-Herald's 2018 Academic All-Stars honors 252 of Downriver's best and brightest high school graduates. All Downriver high schools were invited to ...

Grosse Pointe Woods judge chosen to preside over hearings between city of Taylor and its treasurer  Southgate News Herald

A judge has been selected to preside over the public hearings involving the Taylor City Council and embattled city Treasurer Ed Bourassa.

March focuses on justice issues facing Detroiters  The Michigan Daily

DETROIT — Marching from Roosevelt Park to Hart Plaza, several groups rallied together to support each other's various justice causes. The Detroit March for ...

Marathon refinery seeks OK to hike air pollutants  Detroit Free Press

State environmental regulators are poised to allow the Marathon Detroit Refinery to increase emissions of at least eight air pollutants at its southwest side facility, ...

Tarence Wheeler teams up with Big Sean, Dej Loaf, Ford to hand out 5K turkeys  Rolling Out

Tarence Wheeler Productions has been producing the Annual All-Star Thanksgiving Giveaway, for 19 years. This all-star production always boasts celebrity.

Check out schedules for every holiday basketball tournament in the Detroit area

Schools across the Detroit area may be out until the New Year but that does not mean you can't get your prep basketball fix in the meantime. There are plenty of ...

Taylor City Council names replacement for seat vacated by Alex Garza  Southgate News Herald

The newest member of the Taylor City Council was appointed Feb. 5.

New Department of Public Safety officers sworn in, welcomed by Romulus mayor  Southgate News Herald

Romulus Mayor Leroy Burcroff recently welcomed two new police officers, a part-time animal control officer, and a part-time ordinance officer to the Department ...

Donations skyrocket to give green light to a bigger, better fireworks show in Trenton  Southgate News Herald

There might not be such a thing as a sure bet, but when Trenton Mayor Kyle Stack committed the city in advance to a $12500 down payment for this year's.

Why stress may be fueling the childhood asthma epidemic  PBS NewsHour

Editor's note: This story is part of a joint series by the PBS NewsHour and The Detroit News examining the latest research on the role chronic stress may play in ...

Adult up-cycling craft in Riverview doesn't break records — it melts them  Southgate News Herald

Art with Amy challenges adults not to break records, but melt them, tapping their creativity July 31 while decorating and forming unwanted vinyl discs at the ...

Police waiting on Brownstown veterinarian to explain how Labrador died while in doctor's hot car  Southgate News Herald

Huron Township police are at a standstill early in a case drawing outrage throughout Downriver.

Sixth Grade Academy, TITAN Alternative High School set to close  Southgate News Herald

The Taylor Board of Education is moving along with recommendations to eliminate the city's Sixth Grade Academy.

Former Melvindale band teacher pleads guilty to soliciting a minor  Southgate News Herald

Jeff Howenstine, who retired in 2013 after nine years leading the Melvindale band program, was sentenced to six months in jail after he admitted to soliciting an ...

Change of watch at Grosse Ile Yacht Club  Southgate News Herald

On December 8, Grosse Ile Yacht club held its annual Change of Watch ceremony. The event celebrates the election of officers to commodore, vice commodore ...

Riverview politics change as 20-year mayor steps down, controversial watchdog joins council  Southgate News Herald

In a city with extremely low turnover of elected officials, 2015 turned out to be a momentous year.

Despite rumors of its cancelation, Cruisin' Downriver is set to take over Fort Street on June 24  Southgate News Herald

Rumors of its demise have been greatly exaggerated.

Convenient Shopper Publisher gets Clarksville Involved with 'The Treva Gordon Show.'  Clarksville Online

Clarksville, TN - In just seven years, Treva Gordon has become an actress, singer, playwright, writer, motivational speaker, mentor, TV and radio.

Hotts Spots: Mike's on the Water to add rooftop food truck  Southgate News Herald

The owner of Mike's on the Water in St. Clair Shores is looking to raise his business to the next level.

Invasion of the Great Lakes: Quagga mussels least known, most dangerous invader  Southgate News Herald

The little-known quagga mussel is taking over vast stretches of the Great Lakes, dramatically reducing populations of game and commercial fish and presenting ...

Artists honored at opening of Fall Festival of the Arts  Southgate News Herald

The awards were given during the opening reception of the Fall Festival of Arts on Oct. 6.

WYANDOTTE: Longtime detective named Officer of the Year  Southgate News Herald

WYANDOTTE — Police Chief Daniel Grant said his department has no shortage of excellent officers, but it's his pleasure to annually bestow an award to one ...

Security video, social media help Wyandotte police nab pajama package thief (UPDATED)  Southgate News Herald

A determined victim, combined with the power of social media, has resulted in the capture of a 24-year-old Lincoln Park resident police say is responsible for ...

Local Kroger stores now offer free pharmacy home delivery  Southgate News Herald

Kroger of Michigan will help state consumers get the prescriptions they need with its pharmacy home delivery *service*.

WYANDOTTE: Quit-N-Time bar a place where 'everybody knows your name'  Southgate News Herald

Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name, and they're always glad you came.

Miguel Cabrera Stats, Fantasy & News

October 29, 2018, Detroit Tigers activated 1B Miguel Cabrera from the 60-day injured list. July 3, 2018, Detroit Tigers transferred 1B Miguel Cabrera from the ...

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