LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday that her administration may extend portions of a three-week partial shutdown of schools and businesses next week because of the “sheer volume” of coronavirus cases in Michigan.
LANSING — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration is approaching another decisive moment in its fight against COVID-19 as a three-week halt on some businesses, in-person instruction at high schools and indoor dining at restaurants is scheduled to lift Dec. 9, a week from Wednesday.
LANSING (AP) — A top Michigan health official said Tuesday she was cautiously optimistic that more residents took steps to combat the surging coronavirus last month, citing declining case rates, but warned that the spread remains significant and the effect of Thanksgiving will not be known f…
SANFORD — The first three days after the flood, after picnic tables and recycling bins went floating past his house, Aaron Lindgren was so broken he couldn't talk on the phone.
SPRING ARBOR — Spring Arbor University (SAU) will offer the "Bridging the Gap" program for the second time this January, with both Oberlin College and Cornerstone University participating.
The state health department's report for Friday includes data from Thursday, as well. So the reported 17,162 new cases of the coronavirus includes Thursday and Friday cases.
The state health department reported 4,273 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus Wednesday, the lowest daily new case count in nearly three weeks.
The Michigan health department on Tuesday reported 145 more deaths related to COVID-19, while the Ottawa County health department reported eight deaths.
LANSING — Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory in the state amid President Donald Trump’s brazen attempts to subvert the results of the election.
LANSING — A judge on Friday declined to halt a three-week ban on indoor dining in Michigan that is one of the most recent coronavirus restrictions imposed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration.
The state health department's report for Wednesday is the first time in more than a week that the daily number of new cases of the coronavirus in Michigan is below 6,000.
DETROIT — In an abrupt about-face, Michigan’s largest county on Tuesday night unanimously certified election results showing Democrat Joe Biden defeating President Donald Trump, hours after Republicans first blocked formal approval of voters’ intentions.
DETROIT — Just hours before another shutdown, a restaurant trade group sued Tuesday to try to stop a ban on indoor dining, attacking the latest restrictions from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration in response to a wave of coronavirus cases.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration has ordered high schools and colleges to stop in-person classes, closed restaurants to indoor dining and suspended organized sports – including the football playoffs – in a bid to curb the state’s spiking coronavirus cases.
LANSING (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration on Sunday ordered high schools and colleges to stop in-person classes, closed restaurants to indoor dining and stopped organized sports — including the MHSAA football playoffs — in a bid to curb Michigan's spiking coronavirus cases.
The state Legislature had limited sessions this week with no roll call votes of general interest. So, rather than votes, this Roll Call Report describes some recent constitutional amendment proposals of general interest. All were referred to a committee with no further action at this time.
(AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took legal action Friday to shut down a pipeline that carries oil beneath a channel that links two of the Great Lakes.
LANSING — In a wide-ranging post-election interview with the Free Press, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called President Donald Trump a "superspreader" of the coronavirus, said she has no interest in a Cabinet position in a Biden administration, and, in a reference to her very public feud with Trump,…
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported another record-high number of daily cases Saturday. The state recorded 6,225 cases of COVID-19, going beyond Thursday's record of 5,710.
Senate Bill 1185 — Restrict epidemic-related lawsuits against medical service providers: passed 21-13 in the Senate. To establish in law that, “a health care provider or facility that provides health care services in support of this state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic is not liable for…
KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — Ventec Life Systems will stop producing medical breathing machines in Kokomo by the end of the month, the company’s CEO has told employees.