LANSING — Nearly half of Michigan residents live in counties where the federal government is urging everyone ages 2 and older, including the fully vaccinated, to wear masks in public indoor settings because transmission of the coronavirus is “high” or “substantial.”
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is working with local public health departments on an investigation of cases of COVID-19 associated with the Muskegon Bike Time event, July 15-18.
The Michigan House and Senate are on summer break, so rather than votes this report contains some recently proposed constitutional amendments of interest. To become law, these require a two-thirds vote in the House and Senate and approval by voters. All were referred to committee, with no fu…
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday announced appointments to the Michigan Athletic Trainer Board, Community Action and Economic Opportunity, Board of Health and Safety Compliance and Appeals, Michigan Strategic Fund Board of Directors, Michigan Wildlife Council, and the Early Childhoo…
LANSING (AP) — The University of Michigan and Michigan State University will require all students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the start of the fall semester.
On Friday, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported 2,250 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 19 deaths related to COVID-19 since its last report on July 27.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is not considering mandating COVID-19 vaccines for state employees, but unvaccinated workers must wear a mask in the office.
DETROIT (AP) — Former Sen. Carl Levin, a powerful voice on military issues in Washington and a staunch supporter of the auto industry back home in Michigan during his record tenure in the U.S. Senate, has died. He was 87.
LANSING (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday resumed wearing a mask at indoor events, citing revised guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and a recommendation from Michigan's chief doctor.
The state health department on Tuesday reported 1,762 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 19 deaths related to COVID-19 since its last report on July 23.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday signed a $385 million supplemental budget bill, two-thirds of which will go to Michigan hospitals and nursing homes confronting financial pressures due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The state health department on Friday reported 1,295 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 21 deaths related to COVID-19 since its last report on Tuesday.
CORUNNA (AP) — Elected officials in a Michigan county gave themselves $65,000 in bonuses with federal relief money related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
LANSING — Republican lawmakers on Wednesday killed a law that underpinned coronavirus restrictions issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020, wiping it from the books after Michigan’s Supreme Court declared the measure unconstitutional.
LANSING (AP) — Republican ex-Detroit Police Chief James Craig all but launched his campaign for governor on Wednesday, seeking to become Michigan's first Black governor with a "law-and-order" message and emphasis on leadership.
TORONTO — Canada announced Monday it will begin letting fully vaccinated U.S. citizens into its country on Aug. 9, and those from the rest of the world on Sept. 7.
The state health department reported Tuesday that there have been 1,028 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 14 deaths related to COVID-19 since its last report July 16.
GRAND RAPIDS — Former Detroit Police Chief James Craig criticized Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Monday for closing Michigan schools during the coronavirus pandemic, describing the public health measure as one that hurt the state and its residents.
Canada announced Monday it will begin letting fully vaccinated U.S. citizens into Canada on Aug. 9, and those from the rest of the world on Sept. 7.
The Upper Peninsula is full of wonders to explore and see. One of Michigan's jewels is its plethora of untamed waterfalls in the north of the state, and with the pandemic winding down, now is a perfect time to see and explore these hotspots of tourism.
In Michigan and across the nation, more people died from drug overdoses in 2020 than ever before, fallout from the coronavirus pandemic and the increasing potency of drugs.
The state health department reported 881 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 16 deaths related to COVID-19 in Michigan since its last report on Tuesday.
TRAVERSE CITY — Shoreline cities and towns in the Great Lakes region will be spending heavily in coming years to fix public infrastructure damaged by recent flooding and erosion, with estimated costs approaching $2 billion, officials said Thursday.