Competition for workers and a lack of rental homes in the Upper Peninsula prompted the state to convert an unused building at Tahquamenon Falls. Next up: the Porcupine Mountains, with more housing options likely to follow in northern Michigan.
Currently, most college students studying to become teachers must work for free while student teaching, a burden that creates one more obstacle to pursuing a teaching career. The bill would pay them $90 a day, and also pay their classroom mentors.
Extreme heat, like that Wednesday, is growing more common in Michigan. Utilities say they’re prepared for customers to crank up the A/C, while community organizations find creative ways to keep residents cool. Here are four things to know.