Ecorse

Ecorse

(ē`kôrs), industrial city (1990 pop. 12,180), Wayne co., SE Mich., on the Detroit River; settled c.1815, inc. as a city 1941. Rolled and sheet metal, packaging, and meat processing are the chief industries, but the city has suffered from the economic and population decline of the surrounding region.
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Steel is planning to idle one of its blast furnaces in Ecorse, Michigan, resulting in temporary layoffs.
Taylor was considered a portion of Ecorse Township until 1847, when it petitioned to become its own township in order to bring more people to the area.
At least eight deaths were linked to the weather, including a man struck and killed by a snowplow in the Chicago area, a young couple whose SUV struck another on a snowy road in northern Indiana and, in Milwaukee, a man found frozen to death in a garage.In Michigan, the body of a Detroit man was found in front of a neighbor's home, and in suburban Ecorse another man was found outside without a hat or gloves.
About 15 miles (24 km) south in the community of Ecorse, a former city councilman in his 70s and dressed only in sleepwear was also found dead on Wednesday, police there said.
Joyce was born on July 30, 1937 in Ecorse, Michigan, to Ernest Edward and Edna Alice Helbig (both deceased).
LLC (www.kmnmdcement.com) in Ecorse has received six consecutive Pulse Awards, earning a 5-star rating each year.
Love Funding, one of the nation's leading providers of FHA multifamily, affordable and healthcare financing, announced it has closed on two loans totaling $16.4 million to build a new multifamily housing community for low-income residents in Ecorse, Michigan.
The four cities already approved for intervention have proportionately large African-American populations: Benton Harbor is 91.4% AfricanAmerican, Flint is 59.5%, Pontiac is 55.3%, and Ecorse is 48.6%.
Of these, the four have required multiple state interventions: Hamtramck, Highland Park, Ecorse, and Flint.
[section] 117.3 (West 2012) (mandatory provisions in city charters); City of Ecorse v.