Owners selling Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel

September 11, 2019
MACKINAC ISLAND — The owners of the iconic Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island said that they've reached a tentative deal to sell the hotel to a private equity firm. Read More

MSU's interim president faces ouster amid Nassar fallout

January 16, 2019
EAST LANSING — Michigan State University's Board of Trustees will seek to oust interim President John Engler if he doesn't resign amid criticism of comments he has made about victims of imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar, a trustee said today. Read More

State approves welfare drug tests

January 2, 2015
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation that creates a drug-testing program for adult welfare recipients who are suspected of using drugs. Read More

GOP maintains majority in Michigan Legislature

November 5, 2014
Michigan Republicans maintained control of the state House and will continue their supermajority in the state Senate after Tuesday's general election. Read More

Detroit files for bankruptcy

July 19, 2013
DETROIT — At the height of its industrial power, Detroit was an irrepressible engine of the American economy, offering well-paying jobs, a gateway to the middle class for generations of autoworkers and affordable vehicles that put the world on wheels. Read More

Gov. Snyder names Chrysler bankruptcy attorney Detroit emergency manager

March 14, 2013
DETROIT — A bankruptcy expert who represented Chrysler during its successful restructuring has been chosen to steer Detroit out of the financial abyss that has swallowed the distressed city, which was once one of the nation's most prosperous. Read More

Gov. Snyder plans to appoint emergency manager for Detroit

March 4, 2013
Michigan's governor said Friday that unless Detroit's fortunes suddenly and miraculously improve, he will appoint an emergency manager to take control of the city that was once one of the nation's most prosperous manufacturing centers. Read More

Thousands swarm state Capitol to protest right-to-work bills

December 11, 2012
LANSING –– Thousands of pro-labor protesters have swarmed the Michigan Capitol to denounce a Republican effort to approve legislation that would dilute the power of unions. Read More