Michigan Supreme Court Denies Menards’ Appeal

On Friday, October 20, the Michigan Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal brought by big box retailer Menards. This means the Appeals Court ruling against Menards will stand as precedent. In May of 2016, the Michigan Court of Appeals… Continue Reading →

What is “Boxed In” all About?

Court decisions in Michigan allow big box retailers and other businesses in our state to be valued as if they are out of business. As a result, their taxable values are half to even one third of comparable┬ástores in neighboring… Continue Reading →

Boxed In Wins Michigan Emmy

“And the winner is…Boxed In.” Boxed In took home the award for best Politics/Government Program Special at the 39th Annual Michigan Emmy Awards in Detroit. “This is not only a win for me and the 14 NMU students who worked… Continue Reading →

Watch the Entire Documentary

What started out as a student project in Dr. Dwight Brady’s Advanced Multimedia Journalism class at Northern Michigan University turned into a powerful half hour documentary that offers a comprehensive look at the Dark Store issue in Michigan. Watch the… Continue Reading →

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