Michigan bans powdered alcohol

October 29, 2015
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan is banning a powder product that makes vodka, rum and other alcoholic drinks when mixed with water. Read More

Jury awards $16M to driver in tire case

October 7, 2015
| By AP
A jury has returned a $16-million verdict in favor of a man who blamed a tire for a crash. Read More

Gas station sells winning $310M Powerball ticket

October 1, 2015
| By AP
Someone got more than a tank of gas when they played the Powerball lottery game at a gas station in the region. Read More

Appeals court upholds ruling on contraception mandate

September 18, 2015
| By AP
An appeals court has upheld a lower court's order halting a federal mandate requiring two Christian colleges in Michigan and Iowa to provide insurance coverage for certain contraceptives. Read More

MSU 'Sparty' statue vandalized

September 14, 2015
| By AP
EAST LANSING — There might have been some confusion about what football team the University of Michigan played over the weekend. Read More

Grand Rapids begins $1.2M storm water project

September 14, 2015
| By AP
The city of Grand Rapids is preparing to begin work on the largest storm water control project in its history. Read More

Meijer Gardens reports best-ever summer

September 3, 2015
| By AP
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has had its busiest summer season in its 20-year history. Read More

Philanthropist donates land to nature center

August 20, 2015
| By AP
The Kalamazoo Nature Center is getting a 22-acre land donation from philanthropist Jon Stryker along with support for a new educational facility. Read More

Credit union manager pleads guilty to embezzling

August 19, 2015
| By AP
A manager at a Muskegon County credit union has pleaded guilty to embezzling $1.9 million from its cash vault between 2001 and this year. Read More

Grand Rapids elects first female mayor

August 5, 2015
| By AP
The people of Grand Rapids have elected the city’s first female mayor. Read More