Ordinary citizens with extraordinary community spirit have been a bright light amid the dark clouds and devastation wreaked by Hurricane Harvey in Texas.
What are we celebrating on Labor Day? Are we doing justice to history by having picnics and barbecues?
Driverless technology is taking off, but Michigan is taking a wait-and-see approach before joining some other states that are eager to begin levying new taxes on autonomous vehicles.
Over the next few weeks, students across the region will return to math classes and biology laboratories. To English literature and creative writing — perhaps even to journalism — as the academic year begins.
Imagine that your job is translating your drunk uncle's holiday dinner diatribes into government policy, and you may have some idea what it's like to work in Donald Trump's White House.
There is no question that too many students at Michigan's largest school district have received a sub-par education. While Detroit children deserve basic literacy, the courtroom isn't the place to fix the problems that have plagued the district.
Tension between the White House and the press corps has a long history.
It is no coincidence that the introduction of the railroad in Michigan came at the beginning of our state’s Lumber Era in the mid-1800s.
A popular phrase often heard is to “make sure you get it in writing,” and it’s a motto we’re glad to see the Village of Spring Lake taking up.
A confluence of recent headlines leaves a bad taste in our mouths — and worse.
I believe strongly that the First Amendment must be protected, even in the face of white supremacy and terrible, sometimes even evil, ideas.
A friend asked if I would use my column to speak about the racial violence that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, recently. I must say that I usually do not like to make politics the focus of this column.
Walk the Beat is a huge benefit to our community, for which we’re extremely appreciative.
Plants amaze Chris McCarthy so much that he devotes a busy blog to the topic.
To the surprise of no one who watched his seven challengers going through the motions of an utterly forgettable primary campaign, Mayor Mike Duggan won the lightly attended elimination round going away, capturing 67 percent of the vote.