Dozens of teams competed Saturday during the annual Sand Sculpture Contest at Grand Haven City Beach. The event brought out creative sand artists of all ages in an attempt to create the best sand sculpture.
Gov. Rick Snyder's failure to persuade the GOP-led Senate to offer medical insurance to low-income adults lays bare the fundamental difference between his approach to the contentious federal health care law and that of many of his fellow Republicans.
Radio transmissions between a 19-year-old pilot and a Detroit-area airport control tower point to the small plane he was operating as being too heavy before it crashed just after takeoff, killing all four people aboard.