Jeff of Grand Haven asked about the city's "dog beach." "There have been many new signs posted south of the Bil-Mar marking the area that dogs are allowed on the beach. There have been a lot of dogs on the beach this year, but not where they should be. I own a dog, and love all dogs that don't bite me, but not everyone feels that way."
A Michigan law that allows the state to intervene when a local government faces financial distress is one of the nation's most aggressive, according to a study released Tuesday, days after Detroit became the largest city to ever file for bankruptcy.