- January 30, 2014
Mich. counties: Road budgets dwindling in winter
Michigan counties are nervously watching as their road maintenance budgets are depleted because of nastier winter weather than usual.Continued ...
- January 29, 2014
Dangerous cold persists in Michigan, crash kills 2
State police say a passenger vehicle went out of control on a snowpack-covered highway in the northern Lower Peninsula and slid in front on an oncoming semi, killing at least two people.Continued ...
Temperatures drop to record-breaking lows
Temperatures dropped to dangerous, record-breaking lows in Michigan on Tuesday, leading to the closure of hundreds of schools.Continued ...
Report: Low-income Mich. students lag in reading
A report by a private foundation says 81 percent of Michigan’s lower-income fourth-graders and 69 percent of all kids aren’t reading proficiently.Continued ...
2013 Mich. hunting season among safest for hunters
The 2013 hunting season in Michigan appears to have been among the safest for hunters, according to the state Department of Natural Resources.Continued ...
- January 28, 2014
DTE: Dozens of customers defrauded in debit scam
DTE Energy Co. says dozens of its customers have been burned in a debit card billing scam that also has hit the state's other leading utility.Continued ...
- January 27, 2014
Still more hard winter weather sweeps across Mich.
Winter's blows keep pounding Michigan, where fresh snow and subfreezing temperatures made roadways resistant to salt, contributing to crashes that closed expressways and killed three people.Continued ...
- January 26, 2014
State loses drone test site bid
The state recently lost its bid for a Federal Aviation Administration drone test site in northern Michigan, but aviation officials insist they’ll be able to advance the new industry.Continued ...
Snyder takes on funding
His re-election bid all but officially underway, Gov. Rick Snyder is taking on what he says is “misinformation” over his record of funding public schools not long before he puts forward his next budget.Continued ...
- January 24, 2014
Feds discuss Asian carp plan in Traverse City
The federal government could more quickly implement a plan to keep the Great Lakes free of Asian carp if the region’s citizens and elected officials agreed on the best approach to take, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official said Thursday.Continued ...
Michigan seeks visas to lure immigrants to Detroit
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder asked the federal government Thursday to set aside thousands of work visas for bankrupt Detroit, a bid to revive the decaying city by attracting talented immigrants who are willing to move there and stay for five years.Continued ...
Prison for inactive priest who had child porn
An inactive Roman Catholic priest was sentenced Thursday to nearly 16 years in prison for “stomach-churning” child pornography crimes, a decade after he was removed from his Detroit-area church for molesting an altar boy.Continued ...
- January 23, 2014
Snow, ice snarl traffic around shivering Michigan
Weather-related crashes have snarled traffic around shivering Michigan, and the Lake Michigan shoreline is getting another day of lake-effect snow.Continued ...
Governor backs plan to give bankrupt Detroit $350M
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is pledging to commit up to $350 million in state funds to help Detroit as the bankrupt city tries to shore up pension funds that are billions in debt and prevent valuable city-owned art from being sold.Continued ...
Michigan in Brief: 01/23/2014
SOS: Technology will shorten lines; 2 men convicted of murder in shooting; No role for creditors in considering art.Continued ...