Garlin Gilchrist, 35, is not well known outside Detroit so it’s unclear how many votes he can inspire as candidate for Michigan's lt. governor under Gretchen Whitmer. He does bring smarts, national organizing skills and diversity.
For three weeks, I traveled the marijuana highway from Colorado to California and up to Washington. Most like the taxes pot provides and shrug off worries about legalization. But it’s not a cure all.
Newspapers nationwide are publishing editorials today fighting President Trump’s characterization of us as “enemies of the people.” A better approach is to just do our jobs, as fairly as possible.
Aswad Thomas was going to be a professional basketball player until two bullets changed his life. Now he’s an advocate for crime survivors.
The former state representative and current Kent County clerk has deep ties in the critical west Michigan voting bloc, but has also shown a distaste for President Donald Trump.
As fish numbers drop in Michigan’s northern waters, efforts to limit the birds have ranged from raccoon squads to slicking their eggs with oil. Now the big guns are getting involved. (with slideshow)
The magic of the Great Lakes and freshwater coast may be one of the few things more powerful than today’s polarized politics