DEARBORN — In-person travel may be on the rise, but an in-person show on the subject is going virtual.

LANSING — Northern Michigan was well represented in the 2021 Michigan Celebrates Small Business Awards.

DEARBORN — Michigan’s up-and-down gas prices finished up last week, with the price of a gallon of unleaded costing $2.84.

DEARBORN — The average gas price in Michigan decreased for the second straight time, according to the weekly report from AAA — The Auto Club Group.

LANSING — Students seeking priority consideration for state of Michigan financial aid programs have until May 1 to complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

MACKINAW CITY — Federal law that requires foreign-flagged ships to have a U.S.- or Canadian-licensed pilot involved in navigating certain waters don’t include the Straits of Mackinac.

JACKSON — Garrick Rochow will succeed Patti Poppe as president and CEO of CMS and Consumers Energy, the company announced in a release on Wednesday.

KINGSLEY — Teachers and staff were in the buildings at Kingsley Area Schools just days after a student tested positive for COVID-19 — the first such case in the area.

GRAND RAPIDS — The United States government continues to press legal action against Larry Inman, who remains the state representative of northern Michigan’s 104th House District.

GRAND RAPIDS — Nearly eight months after State Rep. Larry Inman was found not guilty of lying to federal agents about an illegal quid pro quo, Inman’s attorney is asking a U.S. district judge to dismiss two remaining federal corruption charges.

LANSING — Michigan is joining a federal lawsuit with four other states and the District of Columbia in condemning action from United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos that would funnel more than $16 million intended for state public schools to private schools.

TRAVERSE CITY — Boats and pontoons took up residence in the clear waters of Torch Lake. The colors of the water moved from a milky-yet-crystal green around the infamous sandbar to shades of darker blue the farther away revelers got from the Fourth of July party epicenter in northern Michigan.

TRAVERSE CITY — The welcome mats could be rolled out for school in the fall. But they likely will come with caveats and restrictions as in-person instruction in the age of COVID-19 begins.

TRAVERSE CITY — The funding forecast for K-12 education in Michigan is looking rather grim, according to state officials and educators.

A man kneels in the middle of the intersection at Front and Union streets in Traverse City on Monday afternoon. Some either honked their horns and voiced their support. Others yelled at the man to get out of the street. His protest is in response to the death of George Floyd, a black that di…

TRAVERSE CITY — Two bills aimed at making it easier for electric co-ops to build fiber-optic broadband networks and for telecoms companies to use co-ops’ poles have plenty of support so far.

GRAND RAPIDS — Embattled state Rep. Larry Inman will have his day in court ... again.

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