Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Michigan News

Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

4 hrs ago | Fox News

Ex-Michigan Dem governor teaching class on job creation despite spotty record

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm saw her state lose a half-million jobs under her watch, but that isn't stopping her from teaching a graduate course this fall at University of California at Berkeley that will focus on developing job creation strategies.

Comment?

Related Topix: Michigan Government, Jennifer Granholm, US Governors, California

8 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Michigan expects big apple crop, overtakes New York in rankings

'We are going to try to get our football team ready so that have ones, but do we have depth... DeKeyser is a good skater and good in his own zone, and he doesn't tend to panic when out against... A record 30 million bushels of apples were picked in Michigan in 2013.

Comment?

Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Fruits, Food, Romeo, MI

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Mother, daughter struck, injured by different cars in northern Michigan

A northern Michigan mother and her 12-year-old daughter are hospitalized after being hit by different cars while walking along a rural road.

Comment?

CBS Local

Michigan Matters Preview: Of Ernie Harwell, Dr. Death And Fallout Of The Epic Flood

Noted author and publisher Bill Haney took to the "Michigan Matters" set to talk about his newest book "What They were Thinking: Reflections on Michigan Difference-Makers" " and shared stories he penned about the late Detroit Tigers iconic announcer Ernie Harwell, "Dr Death" Jack Kervorkian, and others.

Comment?

Related Topix: Ortonville, MI, Oakland County, MI

Detroit Free Press

Michigan Democrats say Snyder adviser Richard Baird must go

Richard Baird, a controversial top adviser to Gov. Rick Snyder, should resign or be fired over revelations he has been claiming a primary residence tax exemption in both Michigan and Illinois, the executive director of the Michigan Democratic Party said today.

Comment?

Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, Clinton County, MI, Lansing, MI

MLive.com

Why Michigan brewers are some of the state's most ardent environmentalists

When you think "Great Lakes," beer may not come directly to mind, but members of the brewing community are becoming prominent environmentalists in the state as they work to protect their product's number one ingredient: water.

Comment?

Related Topix: Beer, Escanaba, MI, Traverse City, MI, Environmental Law, Law, Big Rapids, MI

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Michigan group calls on Police agencies to give up...

Michigan Moms United is asking police agencies to surrender their MRAPs and other military surplus, following Saginaw's decision to send their armored vehicle back.

Comment?

Detroit Free Press

Nancy Kaffer: Tea party bad for GOP, worse for Michigan

Wes Nakagiri, left, a tea party activist, is challenging incumbent Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley for the Republican nomination in Saturday's state GOP convention.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mark Schauer, Democrat, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Livingston County, MI, Novi, MI

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Fox News

Man dies following assault at Hank Williams, Jr. concert in Michigan

Hank Williams Jr. performs during the Country Music Association Music Festival in Nashville, Tennessee June 7, 2012.

Comment?

Related Topix: Entertainment

Detroit News

Snyder touts Michigan's gains, opens Detroit re-election campaign office

The state has made improvements, creating jobs and growing the economy since he was elected, Snyder said.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Snyder

Michigan Radio

Judge hears arguments over recognizing 300 same-sex marriages in Michigan

Some 300 same-sex couples in Michigan are waiting to hear whether a federal judge will force the state to recognize their marriages.

Comment?

Related Topix: Ingham County, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Lansing, MI

Detroit Free Press

Michigan business owners sue over 2010 Enbridge oil spill

Workers from Enbridge skim oil off the surface of the Kalamazoo River after a pipeline ruptured in Marshall on Tuesday, July 27, 2010.

Comment?

Related Topix: Marshall, MI, Bellevue, MI

WSJV-TV South Bend

Construction set for western Michigan outlet mall

Tanger Outlets Factory Outlet Centers Inc. is ready to break ground on its third Michigan mall.

Comment?

ThinkProgress

Michigan Is Taking The Radioactive Fracking Waste That Other States Rejected

Up to 36 tons of low-level radioactive waste from fracking operations in Pennsylvania were scheduled to arrive in Michigan last week.

Comment?

Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Rick Snyder, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Detroit News

Reform Michigan corrections guidelines

Michigan spends more money on corrections than on higher education - about $2 billion annually, or $35,000 per prisoner.

Comment?

Related Topix: Michigan Government, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

WLNS-TV Lansing

Michigan to play Washington in football in 2020-21

The Wolverines will play the Huskies in Seattle in 2020 and will host them at the Big House in Ann Arbor the following year.

Comment?

Related Topix: Michigan Government

Detroit Free Press

Feds give Michigan the first $750,000 to fix flood-damaged roadways

The Federal Highway Administration today announced the award of $750,000 to begin to offset the state of Michigan's costs for initial repairs to roads and bridges damaged by last week's floods.

Comment?

Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Bloomfield Township, MI

Michigan Radio

New book explores Civil War re-enactments in Michigan

Michigan embraced the Union cause before the first shot at Fort Sumpter was ever fired.

Comment?

Related Topix: Michigan Government

Maize N Brew

Ten Days to Michigan Football

Raymon initially committed to Indiana but changed his mind midway through the recruiting process when Michigan - his childhood favorite - began showing interest under Rich Rodriguez.

Comment?

Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Michigan NCAA

MLive.com

Right to Farm protection denied for Michigan farmer's goats, greenhouse

Four goats and a hoophouse have landed a young farmer in court and put the future of his budding farm on hold.

Comment?

Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, Richland, MI

•••
•••
•••
•••

Michigan Hot Topics

•••
•••
•••