9:01 AM Dec 20, 2013
Four road and bridge improvement projects will soon take place across Ottawa County thanks to $115 million set aside by the state Legislature through the Roads and Risk Reserve Fund.
9:00 AM Dec 19, 2013
Michigan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has fallen two-tenths of a percentage point to 8.8 percent, still well above the national rate.
3:46 PM Dec 17, 2013
Seventy-three percent of Michigan motorcyclists wear helmets, down from seven years ago when almost all riders used them, according to a state report released Monday.
8:01 AM Dec 15, 2013
A normally routine meeting of the Michigan Republican Party this weekend could get dicey when activists move to rebuke statements such as GOP National Committee member Dave Agema's recent assertion that gay people want health coverage because of the threat of AIDS.
6:00 PM Dec 14, 2013
The Michigan Legislature adjourned for the year Thursday without authorizing the expansion of a state turnaround district for failing public schools, again thwarting Gov. Rick Snyder's push for the legislation.
6:55 PM Dec 11, 2013
The Republican-controlled Michigan Legislature has passed a law banning almost all abortion coverage from health insurance plans unless an additional policy is bought.
1:00 PM Dec 11, 2013
Michigan public universities contribute 120,000 jobs and account for $24 billion in economic activity in the state, according to a report released Tuesday that was commissioned by the 15 schools.
6:01 PM Dec 11, 2013
The state school superintendent said Tuesday he will direct more of Michigan's worst public schools into a state improvement district as early as January, while critics questioned whether the move is legal without the Legislature's blessing.
10:00 AM Dec 11, 2013
Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a law naming a portion of I-96 in West Michigan for a police officer who was killed while helping detain suspected bank robbers.
11:00 AM Dec 10, 2013
Michigan police chiefs and sheriffs on Monday came out against legislation that would make it easier for phone companies to stop offering traditional land line service, saying it would put seniors and rural residents at risk during emergencies.

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