LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan will not order employers to adhere to a COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirement that is stricter than one planned by the Biden administration.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration released its stance this week following questions from the business community.
CLARE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities on Thursday arrested a woman whom they had been seeking in the deaths of four people in central Michigan.
Clare County Sheriff John Wilson said Judy Boyer was taken into custody about 10:40 a.m.
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's largest health care provider suspended 1 percent of its workers after they failed to get a COVID-19 vaccine, a spokesman said Thursday.
Northwestern (3-3, 1-2 Big Ten) at No. 6 Michigan (6-0, 3-0), Saturday at noon EDT (FOX).
Line: Michigan by 23 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
State officials on Thursday defended their response to a lead crisis in a small southwestern Michigan city, telling lawmakers that steps to reduce corrosion in aging water pipes began in 2019, just a few months after tests revealed troubling results.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A.J. Henning isn’t worried about his Michigan teammates getting ahead of themselves.
The undefeated Wolverines have one piece of unfinished business before what could be one of the biggest showdowns in college football this season.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A $641 million settlement with people affected by Flint's lead-contaminated water was reduced by $15 million Wednesday after a judge agreed that a hospital could cut its pledge.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court is considering a statewide court holiday on Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery.
The court said it will accept public comment and hold a hearing in the months ahead.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State is unranked in the AP Top 25 preseason poll for the first time in a decade and its Hall of Fame coach isn't happy about it.
DETROIT (AP) — The only Michigan official fired in the Flint water catastrophe likely was a “public scapegoat” who lost her job because of politics, an arbitrator said in ordering $191,880 in back pay and other compensation.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Hey, professor, hold the mayo!
Short of help, Michigan State University is making an urgent plea to staff to volunteer in campus dining halls, including faculty.
MSU's residential services department has already asked 132 full-time employees to work eight hours a week, the Lansing State Journal reported, but it's apparently not enough.
MAPLE GROVE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities found human remains in a mid-Michigan soybean field Wednesday.
Barry County deputies said they found the remains in Maple Grove Township near a missing woman’s car.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Juwan Howard is shooting to win a national championship, an achievement that has eluded him as a coach and player at Michigan.
Entering Howard's third season as coach, the former member of the Fab Five is not afraid to say he and his players have aspirations to cut down the nets at the Final Four in April.
The operator of a Michigan oil pipeline said it temporarily shut down Line 5 Tuesday after protesters warned the company that they planned to turn an emergency valve.
Video posted on social media showed someone with a hard hat and a wrench inside a fenced area in Tuscola County, 90 miles north of Detroit.
BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she visited Benton Harbor on Tuesday to listen to residents who have been urged to use bottled water because of elevated levels of lead in their tap water.
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) — Police found a woman's body in a wooded area near Alpena, the second suspicious death in recent weeks.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Children could qualify for scholarships to attend private schools and to cover educational expenses such as tutoring under bills approved Tuesday on party-line votes in the Republican-led Michigan Legislature.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Members of Michigan's redistricting commission are urging residents to speak up about draft congressional and legislative maps.
The first of five public hearings will be held Wednesday in Detroit.
Mel Tucker took over a downtrodden Michigan State program before a pandemic-shortened 2020 season. For a variety of reasons, it was one to forget in East Lansing.
After a 2-5 finish in his inaugural campaign, Tucker refurbished the program with returning players and a variety of important plug-ins from the transfer portal.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan business groups on Monday urged President Joe Biden to reconsider a plan to require most workers to get vaccinated or regularly tested for COVID-19 but said, if it is enacted, Gov.
(RNS) — Calvin University, the prominent Christian school in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has received a $15 million gift to establish a school of health.
The anonymous alumni donor gift, the second largest in the school’s history, will enable Calvin to fund new faculty positions and develop state-of-the-art laboratories.
BRIGHTON, Mich. (AP) — A utility worker has died after being electrocuted near Brighton in Livingston County.
Michigan State Police said the 41-year-old DTE Energy employee from South Lyon was working on live wires in the ground about 10:30 a.m.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Starting this month, 13 mental health and addiction clinics across Michigan will receive the same Medicaid funding as any other health center in an effort U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow says will help bridge the stigmatic and funding divide between mental and physical health.
DETROIT (AP) — Dan Benishek, a surgeon who served three terms in Congress representing northern Michigan, including the Upper Peninsula, has died at age 69.
He died Friday, according to a family statement, which did not offer further details about his death.
HANCOCK, Mich. (AP) — A college founded by Finnish immigrants in Michigan's Upper Peninsula will be looking for a new leader.
Philip Johnson said he's resigning as president of Finlandia University in Hancock at the end of 2021-22 school year.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has proposed a quarantine on exterior firewood to help prevent the introduction of unwanted pests and diseases into the state.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Kaleb Eleby threw three touchdown passes, ran for a fourth and Western Michigan routed Kent State 64-31 Saturday.
The Broncos came in with the top rushing defense in the Mid-American Conference and held the Golden Flashes to just 124 yards on the ground while Sean Tyler piled up 169 yards, including a 64-yard dash for a touchdown, on 17 carries for Western Michigan.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Drew Plitt passed for 207 yards and a touchdown, Justin Hall rushed for two scores and Ball State eked out a 38-31 win against Eastern Michigan on Saturday.
The Cardinals (4-3, 2-1 Mid-American Conference), jumped ahead 14-0 after a quarter with Hall capping the game-opening drive with a 1-yard TD and Will Jones scoring from the 1-yard line on the next possession.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Michigan State tight end Tyler Hunt delivered both times he touched the ball Saturday at Indiana.
First, Hunt avoided taking a sack near midfield with a 15-yard heave to quarterback Payton Thorne.
SHEPHERD, Mich. (AP) — A mid-Michigan couple whose 4-year-old son drowned in a pond has donated a sonar device to police to use in similar emergencies.
John and Rachel Kenny said they bought the device with money remaining from a GoFundMe account following the death of Spencer in Isabella County last December.
DETROIT (AP) — Nearly $20 million in renovations to an affordable housing community that’s home to 198 Detroit senior citizens have been completed.
Rents on the apartments will not go up due to the $19.7 million in upgrades at Parkview Place, the city said this week.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer again vetoed election bills Friday, blocking proposals that would accelerate the state's review of ballot initiatives and change the process for canceling the registrations of dead voters.
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan must serve kosher meat, dairy and cheesecake to prisoners observing the Jewish Sabbath and holidays, a federal appeals court said, rejecting arguments that a special menu would be too costly and disruptive.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit woman has been ordered to find another home for her four African caracals after one of the wild cats spent hours on the loose after escaping its enclosure earlier this week.
MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — Four corrections officers in western Michigan have been ordered to stand trial in the 2019 death of a jail inmate who suffered multiple seizures while in a cell.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday ordered a “whole-of-government” response to elevated levels of lead in tap water in the southwestern Michigan city of Benton Harbor and vowed to accelerate the replacement of its lead pipes.
DETROIT (AP) — New evidence and a fresh look led to charges against four security guards in the 2014 death of a Black man who stopped breathing during a struggle at a suburban Detroit mall, Michigan's attorney general said Thursday.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A Chicago man was charged in Michigan with murder in the disappearance of a 9-month-old girl in 1982, authorities said Thursday.
Isiah Williams is accused of taking the child from her mother during a physical altercation when they lived together in Ohio.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) —
The Michigan House advanced legislation Thursday that would eliminate sales taxes on menstrual products, bringing the state one step closer to abolishing the so-called “tampon tax.”
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Republican-led Michigan Legislature on Thursday approved tougher voter ID requirements and a ban against mass mailing of unsolicited absentee ballot applications, finalizing bills that will be vetoed by Democratic Gov.
HILLSDALE, Mich. (AP) — The family of a man who was fatally shot by a Michigan sheriff's deputy after the officer killed his dog has filed a lawsuit claiming excessive force and other violations.
"The sheriff and the deputy will be held accountable for the ‘shoot first and ask questions later’ decision-making that cost Oscar Herrera his life,” attorney Ian Fallon said Thursday.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Domino's, a company seemingly tailormade for a pandemic, has not been spared from a phenomenon plaguing almost every employer this summer: A severe shortage of workers.
The world's largest pizza chain has been a star on Wall Street this year with revenues soaring as millions sheltered at home and ordered a lot of pizza.