ARTICLES

Email problems hamper county operations

January 15, 2019
| By AP
Officials said problems with an email system used by a county in the region are hampering government operations. Read More

Michigan Supreme Court names chief justice

January 14, 2019
| By AP
LANSING — The Michigan Supreme Court has selected its new chief justice. Read More

Michigan Land Bank offering grants to fight blight

January 11, 2019
| By AP
LANSING — Blight elimination funding is available for land banks and governmental units in Michigan counties with fewer than 50,000 people. Read More

MSU creating new fund for Nassar victims

January 10, 2019
| By AP
EAST LANSING — Michigan State University said it is creating a new fund to help victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar, months after a similar program was suspended over fraud allegations. Read More

Woman donates 108-acre property to conservancy

January 9, 2019
| By AP
A new 108-acre nature preserve open to the public is being planned in the region. Read More

County says indigent defense rules are too costly

January 8, 2019
| By AP
PONTIAC — Some county officials in Michigan say new state rules designed to give financially limited defendants effective legal representation in court cases are costing too much money to implement. Read More

Department of Corrections and auditors dispute prison closures

January 7, 2019
| By AP
LANSING — The Michigan Department of Corrections is failing to adequately document how it determines which prisons are selected for closure, according to a recent audit report. Read More

Firefighters rescue trapped workers

January 4, 2019
| By AP
Firefighters rescued a pair of workers recently who were trapped six stories high outside of Grand Rapids City Hall. Read More

Calley takes post at Small Business Association of Michigan

January 3, 2019
| By AP
LANSING — Former Lt. Gov. Brian Calley is joining the Small Business Association of Michigan, where he will serve as president and lead the group's lobbying and communications efforts. Read More

Head of veterans agency appointed to appeals court

January 1, 2019
| By AP
LANSING — A former Kent County judge has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Michigan appeals court. Read More