Republican Gov. Rick Snyder's job approval ratings have climbed steadily this past year, but a battle may be brewing with conservative GOP lawmakers pushing to avoid setting up a health insurance exchange and curtail new teachers' access to traditional pensions.
It what may have been their final performance together at the Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival Softball Tournament, the core group of United States Coast Guard personnel that comprised the team the Batters, went out in proper fashion.
Schools throughout Michigan are taking note of recent report cards.
The Michigan Department of Education released report cards for local school districts on Thursday, and some local schools are seeing different letters.