Nancy of Grand Haven asked, "What happened to the large sign at the beginning of the pier that depicted the potential danger of Lake Michigan waters along with the two local young men that lost their lives?"
A man opened fire today inside the Connecticut elementary school where his mother worked as a teacher, killing 26 people, including 20 children, by blasting his way through two rooms as youngsters cowered helplessly in the building.
Earlier this month, a federal judge threw out a lawsuit filed by five states — including Michigan — that want barriers placed in Chicago-area waterways to prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes.
The Republican-led Michigan Legislature cleared the way Thursday for GOP Gov. Rick Snyder to sign a replacement for an emergency manager law struck down by voters, delivering another punch to Democrats still reeling from this week's rapid passage of right-to-work legislation limiting unions' power.
This week's Trib Tips shows you how to cash in if you're a card-carrying consumer and how to melt away mess in your microwave. And Kevin Kaiser of Spring Lake Township shares a suggestion for stretching the season.