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Column: Nevada got lucky, and other caucus takeaways

Motivational speaker Pete Buttigieg is uttering some discouraging words about the results of Nevada’s caucuses. And who can blame him? Nothing would propel a...

SOS adds self-service stations for vehicle plate renewals at 28 Meijers 

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced Monday that 28 Meijer stores across Michigan now provide self-service stations for customers to renew their vehicle plate...
Sanders' Warren, MI event

Sanders wins Nevada, Biden a distant 2nd

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is the projected winner of the Nevada Democratic caucuses on Saturday.  Sanders had 46.6% with 50% of precincts reporting as...

Rick Haglund: How can Michigan become a top 10 state? It...

Hey, average Michigan worker: How would you like to be making $13,000 a year more than you earn now? You would if Michigan was performing...

Resolution backing minor league teams is a hit with House panel

America's pastime could be getting a haircut with Major League Baseball (MLB) proposing to cut 42 teams from the minor leagues.  While Michigan’s three minor...

Dems pile on Bloomberg in Las Vegas debate

LAS VEGAS — The issue of health care — specifically, the issue of why the richest country in the world has not figured out...

New marijuana safety warnings signed into law

Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist signed two bills into law Wednesday that would regulate safety warnings for marijuana products for pregnant women and minors.  Together, House...

Why many organic farmers ‘didn’t notice the trade war’

Michigan farmer Joel Layman hesitates before he just comes out with it. “I feel a little bad saying this: My farm didn’t notice the...

Rep. Whitsett says House Minority Leader Greig is ‘racist’ toward her

State Rep. Karen Whitsett (D-Detroit) says the Democratic leadership in the House is "racist" toward her, specifically State House Minority Leader Christine Greig (D-Farmington...

Unions say 18-year high for major work stoppages shows workers are...

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says major work stoppages in 2019 involved the highest number of workers from around the country in 18 years. According to...

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