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TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — William G. Milliken, Michigan's longest-serving governor who established a record of environmental conservation and bipartisan cooperation that made him popular among Republicans and Democrats, died Friday at age 97, a family spokesman said.

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Waves, wind pound Lake Michigan coast, erode properties

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EPA supporting cleanups of 2 Michigan toxic hotspots

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DETROIT — On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter.

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LANSING — The Michigan Senate on Wednesday approved Senate Resolution 73, which urges Congress to quickly approve the recently negotiated United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), said resolution sponsor Sen. Roger Victory, R-Hudsonville.

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Judge blocks Michigan's ban on flavored e-cigarettes

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DETROIT — General Motors CEO Mary Barra joined negotiators at the bargaining table, an indication that a deal may be near to end a monthlong strike by the United Auto Workers union that has paralyzed the company’s factories.

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State, unions reach tentative deals to boost worker pay

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Here’s how your local state lawmakers voted on legislation last week:

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State to proceed with rules limiting chemicals in water

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Ex-Muskegon County Habitat for Humanity director charged with embezzling

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Fifth Indiana man dies following plane crash in Michigan

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HOLLAND — Cuts to the state budget from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer could cost Hope College students nearly $2 million. Whitmer used a line-item veto to eliminate the Michigan Tuition Grant and reduced the maximum amount of money available to private college students in the Michigan Competitive Sc…

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State sprays 14 counties to combat mosquito virus

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3 dead, 3 hurt in small plane crash near Michigan airport

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Fourth person dies in Michigan from mosquito-borne virus

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LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Wednesday it’s time to mend Michigan’s budget after she vetoed nearly $1 billion from a Republican-passed spending plan, announcing she would seek funding for prisons, reading coaches and a tuition-free program for nontraditional college students.

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Michigan ban on flavored vaping products starts today

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Whitmer says state government won't partially close next week

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Consumers Energy OK'd to raise natural gas rates by 7.6 pct.

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Chickenpox outbreak leads to concern over unvaccinated kids

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Enbridge installing supports for Great Lakes oil pipeline

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Muskegon police officer fired for Klan document denies bias

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Here’s how your local state lawmakers voted on legislation last week: 

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Ottawa County manufacturer set to invest nearly $6M in expansion

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History buff finds 2 ships that sank in 1878 in Lake Michigan

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Michigan Republicans propose $400M more for road fixes

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Mich. unemployment rate drops in August

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Police appeal fails in fatal shooting of pit bull in Jackson

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Whether it’s on foot or on horseback, a mountain bike or a snowmobile – or even in a canoe – Michigan has a trail for you.

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Sheriff: No charges against deputy in crash that killed boy

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While state officials hope to avoid a government shutdown when Michigan’s fiscal year concludes Oct. 1, state agencies have begun their contingency planning to determine what state functions will operate in that event.

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High winds, not tornadoes, blamed for Michigan storm damage

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Storms bring damaging winds, possible tornadoes to Michigan

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Mich. Legislature OKs changes to Medicaid reporting rules

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State Rep. Jim Lilly, R-Park Township, hosted Ottawa County Sheriff Steve Kempker as his guest for the Michigan House’s annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the state Capitol on Wednesday.

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Michigan House: Label marijuana as risk to pregnant women

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80-year-old pilot dies after plane hits water tower

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Banning flavoring in e-cigarettes and similar devices might move the products further away from Michigan teens, but some worry that an all-out ban also strips cigarette smokers of a powerful tool to help them quit.

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2 pharmacists in small town get 15 months in prison

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Consumers Energy reaches solar power purchasing deal

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Former Michigan legislator takes on Minnesota congresswoman