Attempts to modify state plans to require Medicaid recipients to work are failing to gain support. The measure to require 29-hours of work passed in a Michigan Senate committee, but attempts to cut that to 20 hours and to exempt veterans failed.
A 17-year-old student of Port Huron High School was arraigned Thursday, after making a threat against the school. The school resource officer was told about the threat Monday and investigators say it stemmed from a dispute with other students.
Two tribes are joining a group's fight against developments on Lake Michigan. The Saugatuck Dunes Coastal Alliance denounces plans to build a marina and a housing development at the mouth of the Kalamazoo River.
The only youth shelter serving Kent, Ottawa, Montcalm and Ionia counties is finally ready to open its doors. Arbor Circle's "The Bridge Youth Shelter announced this week that their renovations have been completed.
Detroit Police report a 13-year-old boy was shot in the foot while inside his home early Thursday morning. He was lying on a couch in the living room of the home in the 84-hundred block of Plainview, when a bullet pierced a front window.
It's been a historically rough winter in Flint. The city has set a new record for snow with 85-point-three inches recorded between Halloween and Wednesday, almost two inches more than the previous record for Flint in 2014.
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Consumers Energy customers in the Vernon area as well as Durand residents whose homes are north of the city limits are experiencing a power outage. Consumers' outage map shows numerous outages across the state as a massive winter storm grips the state, dumping a forecasted foot-plus of snow in northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula, significant ice accumulations in the Tri-Cities and northern portions of Shiawassee County, and heavy rains for southeastern Michigan.
The annual Railroad Days festival is a time to gather and celebrate Durand's rich railroad heritage, and for fans of the legendary Durand Marching Railroaders, it's also a time to hit the green to help raise funds for the band.
The Durand Bands Annual Golf Outing is set for Saturday of Railroad Days, May 19th, with a 9am tee-time.
Contributions through fundraising like this will allow the band to continue the marching tradition of performing shows under MCBA, to purchase supplies and build props, and to increase and improve the current instrument inventory.