A new network aims to connect farmers, food processors and food service directors as part of an effort to increase the amount of Michigan-produced food served in schools, hospitals and other institutions, officials said Thursday.
State officials report that Michigan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is down again in the latest month, falling a tenth of a percentage point to 7.7 percent after a half-a-point drop the month before.
State Rep. Amanda Price, R-Park Township, joined Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, and state Sen. Arlan Meekhof, R-West Olive, in honoring Spring Lake Township on Tuesday as it was designated a Township of Excellence by the Michigan Townships Association.
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.