Mining company settles with state

January 19, 2018
| By AP
SILVER CITY — Michigan officials have reached a settlement with a mining company involving erosion caused by the exploration of an underground copper deposit near Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. Read More

Island owner and township clash over ordinance

January 18, 2018
| By AP
MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP — The owner of a private island continues to rent out the property despite a dispute with local officials. Read More

Woman injured at holiday event gets lump of coal from court

January 16, 2018
| By AP
DEARBORN — The Michigan appeals court said there's nothing negligent about dark streets at an annual holiday event that takes people back to Christmas in the 1800s. Read More

Dairy farmer sentenced for using illegal labor

January 10, 2018
| By AP
CASS CITY — The owner of two Michigan dairy farms has been sentenced to two years in prison for harboring illegal workers. Read More

Michigan opens 6,300 miles of forest roads to off-road vehicles

January 9, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — A new policy has opened about 6,300 miles of roads in Michigan's state forest system to off-road vehicles. Read More

DOJ adds prosecutor in West Michigan

January 8, 2018
| By AP
West Michigan is getting a new public prosecutor focused on violence. Read More

Council resumes fraternity social events at U-M

January 5, 2018
| By AP
ANN ARBOR — A student-run council at the University of Michigan says fraternity social events will resume after being suspended following allegations of sexual misconduct and hazing involving fraternity members. Read More

Township appealing ruling on Nestle permit

January 4, 2018
| By AP
OSCEOLA TOWNSHIP — A township is appealing a judge's ruling that a bottled-water company should be allowed to build a pumping station as part of its plans to get more groundwater for one of its brands. Read More

Insurance company loses $200K dispute over alcohol

January 3, 2018
| By AP
A dispute over four words will cost an insurance company about $200,000. Read More

Contractor fined $101K over fatal collapse

December 29, 2017
| By AP
A local demolition company is facing a $101,000 state fine for safety violations found after a worker was killed at an arena in the region. Read More