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Press Releases


Northwest Michigan Works! Business Resource Network Expanding to Wexford and Missaukee Counties
Northwest Michigan Works! is expanding its successful talent retention Business Resource Network (BRN) program to include Wexford and Missaukee counties.
2024-02-26
JanTec Incorporated Launches Region’s First Welding Registered Apprenticeship
JanTec Incorporated, in partnership with Northwest Michigan Works!, has launched a new U.S. Department of Labor registered apprenticeship for welders.
2024-02-15
Almira Township Master Plan Available for Public Review and Comment
Almira Township has updated and released for public review and comment the Almira Township Master Plan Update.
2023-12-18
Northwest Michigan Businesses Receive $1.586 Million For Employee Training
42 businesses in northwest Lower Michigan will receive a total of $1,586,051 for employee training from the first round of fiscal year 2024 grants from the state’s Going PRO Talent Fund.
2023-12-21
Thompsonville Parks and Recreation Plan Available for Public Review and Comment
The Village of Thompsonville Parks and Recreation Plan 2024-2028 has been drafted and is now available for public review and comment.
2023-12-13
Employers Invited to National Apprenticeship Week Information Sessions
Businesses and organizations from across northwest Lower Michigan are invited to attend a variety of apprenticeship information sessions being hosted by Northwest Michigan Works! in celebration of National Apprenticeship Week.
2023-10-26
Mayfield Township Master Plan Community Open House November 8
The Mayfield Township Planning Commission, in partnership with Networks Northwest, will host a community open house on Wednesday, November 8 to gather input for the Township's upcoming Master Plan update.
2023-10-25
Village of Thompsonville Parks and Recreation Plan Community Open House November 6
To assist with the development of the Village of Thompsonville Parks and Recreation Plan, the public is invited to attend a Parks and Recreation Community Open House on Monday, November 6,
2023-10-23
Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates Students Participate in Leadership Day
Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) students from northern Lower Michigan and the eastern U.P. worked on leadership and team-building skills at the JMG Leadership Day October 10 at Camp Daggett near Petoskey.
2023-10-17
Local Employers Invited to Virtual Childcare Apprenticeship Lunch, Learn & Launch
Businesses and organizations from across northwest Lower Michigan are invited to attend a virtual childcare apprenticeship Lunch, Learn & Launch workshop October 24.
2023-10-09
Local Software Company Launches Region’s First Application Developer Registered Apprenticeship Program
A first-of-its-kind apprenticeship program in northern Michigan will help a Petoskey based software company train its employees.
2023-09-29
Families Asked to Participate in Child Care Survey
Networks Northwest is leading an effort to create a regional plan to address gaps in child care in the 10-county region. An online survey is underway to better understand and address barriers that families face when accessing child care.
2023-09-27
Charlevoix County Hazard Mitigation Plan Public Input Sessions
As part of a Hazard Mitigation Plan update, Charlevoix County and Networks Northwest are holding four drop-in sessions in October of 2023, where the public can provide input on hazard concerns and potential mitigation strategies.
2023-09-21
Wexford County Parks & Recreation Plan Community Open House
A Community Open House on September 28 in Cadillac will give the public an opportunity to further refine some of the goals and objectives for Wexford County Parks and Recreation.
2023-09-12
Young Adults Get Paid Work Experience Through Summer Young Professionals Program
20 young adults in northwest Lower Michigan earned money and gained meaningful work experience through the Summer Young Professionals program offered through a partnership between Northwest Michigan Works! and three intermediate school districts.
2023-08-31
U.S. Department of Labor and State of Michigan Recognize Northwest Michigan Works! Apprenticeship Employers
Northern Michigan employers received special recognition from federal and state officials at an Apprenticeship Launch Network celebratory signing event on August 2 in Traverse City.
2023-08-18
Local Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates Program Receives State and National Recognition for Serving Youth
Staff members with the Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) program in northwest Michigan have received state and national recognition for their work equipping young people with the skills to overcome barriers and succeed in education, employment, and in life.
2023-08-02
Wexford County Parks and Recreation Survey Response Deadline Extended
The deadline for completing the Wexford County Parks and Recreation Survey has been extended until August 31.
2023-08-01
Northwest Michigan Businesses Receive $593,000 For Employee Training
18 businesses in northwest Lower Michigan will receive a total of $593,097 for employee training from a second round of fiscal year 2023 grants from the state’s Going PRO Talent Fund.
2023-07-27
Public Invited to Provide Input on All Modes of Transportation in the Traverse City Area
As part of the work to establish a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), the public is invited to attend any of three drop-in sessions to provide input on all modes of transportation in the greater Traverse City area.
2023-07-17
Beaver Island Students Gain Work Experience Through Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates Program
Beaver Island Community School students in the Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) program gained valuable work experience thanks to a partnership between the Beaver Island Historical Society and Northwest Michigan Works!
2023-06-27
Our Township greatly benefits from Network Northwest's experience, depth of knowledge and understanding. Because they work with so many diverse communities in our ten-county region they understand the local land-use issues and are already working on solutions by the time we realize we need some help.
- Susan Odom, Chair, Suttons Bay Township Planning Commission