Churches and other religious institutions across metro Detroit have received tens of millions of dollars in federal government loans through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), according to U.S. government data released this week.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday toughened a requirement to wear masks during the coronavirus pandemic, mandating that Michigan businesses open to the public deny service or entry to customers who refuse to wear one.
Michigan added 446 new confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday, according to the state health department, which is more than 150 less than Wednesday's spike.
The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy said the action days for elevated levels of ozone in West Michigan has been extended into Thursday, July 9.
Michigan's death toll from COVID-19 soared by 30 on Tuesday, after single-digit reports for several days and even no deaths reported Sunday.
CASS COUNTY — A video of a Fourth of July celebration in Cass County went viral this past weekend due to the amount of people partying close together without masks or following social-distancing guidelines.
There were 543 additional confirmed coronavirus cases in Michigan on Thursday, the first time the state's daily virus count has exceeded 400 in more than a month.
LANSING (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Wednesday that she was closing indoor seating in bars in parts of the state, including a college town where one brewpub has been linked to about 140 infections.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, concerned by the recent uptick in coronavirus cases in Michigan, did not announce new restrictions on the economy Tuesday, but said it is possible the state may have to take that route.
LANSING (AP) — A board overseeing Michigan's Capitol determined Tuesday that it has the legal authority to decide whether guns will continue to be allowed in the building and on its grounds.
Michigan’s K-12 schools must put in place an extensive safety plan before they reopen in the fall to in-person instruction, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Tuesday afternoon in presenting a 63-page report.
Michigan gyms were just hours away from reopening Thursday when a federal appeals court scuttled those plans with a late-night ruling on Wednesday that could potentially keep them shut indefinitely during the coronavirus pandemic, even as bars and restaurants spring back to life.
DETROIT — A judge shut down an energy pipeline in Michigan's Great Lakes on Thursday, granting a request from the state after the owner reported problems with a support piece far below the surface.
The state's daily confirmed number of new coronavirus cases of 353 on Thursday is the highest daily count for June, surpassing the second-highest of 323 reported Wednesday.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is keeping a close eye on Michigan’s coronavirus data, saying she hopes to loosen restrictions in other regions of the state but isn’t sure if the risk will be low enough.
The number of new confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Michigan increased Wednesday for the third straight day. The number of deaths reported Wednesday was four.
LANSING — Republicans who control the Michigan Legislature proposed Tuesday a $1.3 billion plan to help the state’s K-12 schools reopen during the coronavirus pandemic, saying districts should have flexibility to start when they want and to offer remote instruction as an alternative if necessary.
LANSING — Republicans who control the Michigan Legislature will propose a $1.3 billion one-time funding boost to help K-12 schools reopen during the coronavirus pandemic.
MACKINAW CITY (AP) — Michigan's attorney general on Monday asked a judge to shut down a pipeline in the Great Lakes after an energy company discovered that an anchor support had shifted deep below the surface.
A warning for dangerous swimming conditions at Lake Michigan beaches in Ottawa, Muskegon, Mason, Oceana, Allegan and Van Buren counties is in effect until 8 p.m. Tuesday.