State regulators have given Indiana Michigan Power approval to build five solar energy facilities that are expected to generate enough electricity to power about 32,000 homes, the company announced Thursday.
A court-appointed attorney for four children removed from their parents' care asked a Michigan judge on Wednesday to order measles vaccinations for the children against the wishes of their parents, who are trying to regain custody in an ongoing child neglect case.
Officers from the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety go through some basic ice rescue training in the Grand River next to the Chinook Pier on Thursday. Training was also scheduled to be held on Lake Michigan. Tribune photos by Becky Vargo. Additional aerial photos by Brandon Davis.