Options for families who can’t manage their farmland but don’t want to sell it
REAL ESTATE MATTERS | When owners of farmland are uncertain of how to manage the land left to them, especially when it has some sentimental value and they do not want it sold, the land can be rented or leased out.washingtonpost.com
One of America’s last remaining Native birchbark canoe builders is constructing an elaborate 16-foot hunting boat at Northwestern: ‘We don’t just take, we give back.’
Friday's canoe launched on Lake Michigan may be the first Native American canoe launch in more than a century: 'The spirits who live on this lake, they know who we are. We’re not strangers here.'chicagotribune.com
Detroit City Council at odds with Mayor Mike Duggan, Moroun family over land needed for new bridge
A bridge battle is brewing in Detroit having to do with the Moroun family’s plan to build a new span across the Detroit River. To do that, they need a key piece of land that was promised to them years ago by the city.
Plan your Valentines movie night early
Whether you’re planning a date night, a girls night, or even a solo night, movie reviewer Greg Russell has suggestions on some brand new movies you can watch this Valentine’s Day. First, Russell talked about Judas and the Black Messiah, a new drama starring Daniel Kaluuya and Lakieth Standfield. The true story from 1968 Chicago, follows a man who infiltrates the black panthers and works as an informant. Standfield said his presence really helped illustrate and illuminate the events of the story that all really did happen. AdNext, Russell got the chance to chat with Robin Wright about her directorial debut in the new film, Land.
Here’s how NASA’s Perseverance rover will try to land on Mars
One week from today, NASA will attempt to land its newest rover onto the red planet. This is no easy task, as you’ll see in this short video explaining how NASA will try to stick this landing -- watch above. Read more: NASA launches Mars 2020 Perseverance roverPerseverance was launched successfully back in July from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The rover is set to land on Mars Feb. 18, 2021 at the planet’s Jezero Crater. The mission has the ambitious goal of returning samples of Mars rock and soil back to Earth.
"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 2/7
"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 2/7 Hosted by Jane Pauley. In our cover story, Rita Braver looks into the growing fascination with astrology. Plus: Allison Aubrey checks out how football stadiums are being turned into vaccination megasites; Lee Cowan talks with Robin Wright about her feature film directing debut, "Land"; Tracy Smith profiles Steve Yeun, star of the new film, "Minari"; Luke Burbank visits with NFL player-turned-chef Eddie Jackson; David Pogue finds out how nearly-empty NFL stadiums are made to sound filled to capacity; Jim Gaffigan tells us whom he's rooting for in Sunday's Super Bowl matchup; and Conor Knighton travels deep inside Oregon's Malheur National Forest in search of a humongous fungus.cbsnews.com
Over a half-million students rely on disappearing Work-Study jobs. Here are options to make up lost income
Land is one of over 560,000 students who depend on a Federal Work-Study (FWS) stipend, according to the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators 2020 report. If you or someone you know has lost Federal Work-Study, here are some steps to take for the 2020-21 academic year. With limited job openings for students, some schools are issuing revised financial aid packages that rescind work-study aid entirely, and issue more loans. Bohn lost his job in the Financial Aid office when his campus announced they would close campus for the semester. But if students do need to take out more student loans, they will benefit this year from lower-than-typical interest rates for new federal student loans.cnbc.com
Michigan to auction 225 land parcels: Heres where, how to bid
Michigan will hold its annual land auction this fall, offering more than 200 parcels of surplus land across the state. The parcels available for auction range from lake frontage to small lots. There will be 225 properties available through an online auction in September and October. Counties include Allegan, Antrim, Bay, Crawford, Gladwin, Gogebic, Houghton, Lake, Lapeer, Missaukee, Newaygo, Oscoda, Otsego, Schoolcraft and Shiawassee. Ten online auctions will be offered, featuring available land parcels by county:Sept. 8 Shiawassee County.
Why parched California land is collapsing at rapid rate
California's water emergency is creating a new crisis in one of the world's most important farm regions, the San Joaquin Valley. As farmers pump groundwater to keep their crops alive during the drought, the ground is starting to sink. Ben Tracy shows us how the land is becoming as unstable as the water supply.cbsnews.com