Peter and Zelma Racenis left Latvia after World War II to escape the Communists. After spending some time in a camp in Germany for displaced persons, the married couple came to the United States, in 1950.
Don Kelly is on Detroit's postseason roster because he can play any position in the field, so it was with some irony that he stood at the plate - as the designated hitter - with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning.
Western Michigan Christian's state-ranked varsity volleyball team avenged an earlier loss to Grant in the championship match at the Spring Lake Invitational on Saturday, giving the Warriors the tournament title.
Gov. Rick Snyder took to the drive-time airwaves last week, using a radio station's 50,000-watt megaphone to chat about news, banter about sports - and stump hard about issues facing Michigan voters this November.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a revised schedule Friday for developing a plan to prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes, but members of Congress said it falls short of a deadline set by a recently enacted law.