5:57 AM Jan 29, 2014
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
9:42 PM Jan 28, 2014
Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress "whenever and wherever" necessary to narrow economic disparities between rich and poor.
7:23 PM Jan 28, 2014
Temperatures dropped to dangerous, record-breaking lows in Michigan on Tuesday, leading to the closure of hundreds of schools.
6:00 PM Jan 28, 2014
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder raised about $5.1 million last year toward his re-election bid and not surprisingly starts the year with a financial advantage over his likely Democratic opponent, Mark Schauer.
5:00 PM Jan 28, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder says Michigan is poised to lead a revolution in worldwide mobility, citing the emergence of research into driver-less vehicles as one example.
4:00 PM Jan 28, 2014
No longer about bold ambitions, this year's State of the Union address will focus more on what's actually achievable.
3:00 PM Jan 28, 2014
If you are even a casual patron of the movie theater, you are familiar with the final reel before the curtains retract to full wide, the lights dim and the film commences — the obnoxious "no texting" reminder.
2:04 PM Jan 28, 2014
An investigation into a West Michigan salmonella outbreak has ended.
2:00 PM Jan 28, 2014
There’s an odor permeating out of our State Capitol and it’s beginning to smell like a major tax cut.
1:09 PM Jan 28, 2014
Tell us about the sweetie in your life for a chance to win a gift card! The person who makes us fall in love, or pulls at our heartstrings, will win a $25 Dune Dollar gift certificate that’s good at many Tri-Cities restaurants and shops. The best part – it’s a free way to spotlight your sweetheart.
1:00 PM Jan 28, 2014
Groups backing an increase in Michigan's minimum wage laid the groundwork Monday for a statewide ballot drive in November, forming a committee that is very likely to commence with collecting hundreds of thousands of signatures needed to qualify.
12:03 PM Jan 28, 2014
To get a better handle on the City of Grand Haven’s parks and recreation needs, city officials will look to its residents.
11:00 AM Jan 28, 2014
In my 27 years of working in newspapers, I don’t recall having weather for this long of a stretch that has raised such havoc as the past couple of weeks.
10:36 AM Jan 28, 2014
Stuck inside with the kids all day? Looking for something warm to do? Go to the Y!
10:01 AM Jan 28, 2014
The Michigan charter school law celebrates its 20th anniversary this month, and local charter schools are thriving under it.
9:10 AM Jan 28, 2014
The deaths of a man and wife Saturday night at the intersection of Mercury Drive and Robbins Road have commenters crying foul about what they say is a dangerous intersection and a lack of winter road maintenance.
9:09 AM Jan 28, 2014
Fruitport football two-way standout Chris Hendricks has verbally committed to continue his playing career at Eastern Michigan.