Harsh weather could lead to earlier school start date

Proposal would allow start dates to be decided by local school boards.

April 12, 2019
This winter’s extreme weather could be the tipping point proponents of starting school before Labor Day need. Read More

Growers happy to see new tariff on Turkish cherries

Foreign country controls most of the juice concentrate market in the United States.

January 4, 2019
After years of battling what they see as unfair trade practices, Michigan’s tart cherry growers got a win late in 2018. Read More

Research finds drowsy drivers just as bad as drunks

Holiday season offers especially bad mix of alcohol and fatigue.

December 21, 2018
Tired driving is as dangerous as drunken driving. Read More

Millennials pine for real Christmas trees, growers say

Buying local, less environmental impact and hands-on adventure contribute to allure for younger generations.

December 21, 2018
Michigan produces the third-most Christmas trees in the nation and no state grows more varieties, according to tree experts. Read More