The recently released 2017 Ottawa County Youth Assessment Survey unveiled noteworthy statistics about our local teens.
Illinois just took a dive into planning efforts to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. Gov. Bruce Rauner said his state is willing to help pay for a proposed $275 million project on the Des Plaines River near Chicago.
If you've ever wondered what is wrong with the Michigan Legislature, the Citizens Research Council of Michigan has bad news for you. Michigan voters prefer it that way.
A bill moving through the state Legislature would get police out of the petty theft racket, but would leave the door open for them to continue engaging in grand larceny.
At first glance, it appears Grand Haven officials are considering playing a “shell game” with city taxpayers when it comes to funding the all-important infrastructure — streets, water mains and sewer lines.
The EmpowHER program at Michigan State University and the Pretty Brown Girl Club in Lansing reflect the national movement of women helping women succeed.
Every day it's getting harder to fill good-paying jobs in Michigan. We see this firsthand as our 80 members (Business Leaders for Michigan) employ nearly 400,000 people in our state.
Last week, a Michigan high school made news by announcing that it would bring a supply of pink “modesty ponchos” to its prom Saturday night.
One of our state’s assets is its vast water supply, from the Great Lakes to many inland lakes and streams. But Michigan’s water supply has been grabbing attention for all the wrong reasons these past few years.
A Center for Public Integrity analysis found a half-dozen instances where Michigan lawmakers voted on bills even after publicly disclosing they had a conflict of interest.
Combatting opioid abuse is a battle that must be fought on a number of fronts, including the household medicine cabinet.
If you were told you were driving a car with a bomb inside, would you pull over?
Chicagoans tend to tolerate violent crime like a force of nature they can’t tame.
With so much attention focused on the failures of Michigan State University to stop the serial abuse of young women by sports doctor Larry Nassar, it's a good time to highlight the shortcomings of campus sexual assault investigations.
Barbara Bush, who died Tuesday at age 92, walked through the thicket and emerged almost universally beloved.