March has brought the relief of milder weather to West Michigan. At my apartment complex near Grand Valley State University, the entrance marquis is lettered with a joke from these past freezing months: “A little global warming, please!”
The wife of the man accused in a 1987 double murder in Park Township returned to the witness stand this morning, again saying that she didn’t tell investigators about her husband’s confession at first because, “I was not ready to tell them.”
A Michigan ban on Eurasian boars and similar exotic swine breeds is unconstitutional because it denies equal protection to owners of the animals and is so vague that it's hard to tell which the policy covers and which are exempt, a circuit judge said in a decision released Monday.
Snow likely, mainly before 2 p.m. Partly sunny, with the temperature falling to around 20 by noon. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New snow accumulation of less than 1 inch possible.
Bethany Joy Rozeboom and Mary Winn couldn't have been much happier after receiving their long-awaited marriage license this weekend after a judge's ruling that Michigan's ban on such same-sex unions was illegal.