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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Michigan school safety task force prioritizes mental health, building securityApril 4, 2022Tracie Mauriello
A northern Michigan restaurant survived the pandemic, but not inflationApril 4, 2022Paula Gardner
Opinion | Michigan and small businesses can’t afford a Line 5 shutdownApril 4, 2022Brian Calley
Donald Trump returns to Michigan to back his candidates, prepare for ‘24 April 3, 2022Jonathan Oosting, Yue Stella Yu
Plotters or dupes? Gretchen Whitmer kidnapping case goes to jury.April 1, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Northern Michigan township official apologizes for ‘colored people’ remarkApril 1, 2022Ron French
Michigan AG hopeful Tom Leonard’s fundraising draws fairness concernsApril 1, 2022Yue Stella Yu
New homes demand is high in Michigan. So are builder costs — and pricesApril 1, 2022Paula Gardner
Whitmer kidnapping trial: Accused plotter denies role as case nears jurorsMarch 31, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Michigan township braces for Trump rally: ‘we don’t have another option’March 31, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Why Michigan is pumping $50 million into a private potash operationMarch 31, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Two Michigan educators work to keep new teachers in classrooms after COVIDMarch 30, 2022Isabel Lohman
Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break about Michigan’s economyMarch 30, 2022Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal
Michigan wine country again confronts race, and its own isolation March 30, 2022Ron French
Central Michigan University blames 'complacency' for enrollment diveMarch 29, 2022Isabel Lohman, Mike Wilkinson
As 2nd COVID vaccine booster approved, should Michiganders get it?March 29, 2022Robin Erb
Mushrooms and other psychedelics gain foothold in Michigan. What to know. March 29, 2022Zahra Ahmad
More boosters, better guesses: 5 things you still should know about COVIDMarch 28, 2022Robin Erb
Michigan unemployment agency seeks bids to replace troubled computer systemMarch 28, 2022Paula Gardner
Michigan is spending big on infrastructure. Its problems are even bigger. March 28, 2022Jonathan Oosting, Kelly House
Ferris State taps Grand Rapids Community College leader as likely new president March 28, 2022Isabel Lohman
For Michigan high school seniors: How to select the right college for you March 28, 2022Ron French
How is Michigan's economy doing? Check out Bridge’s new Economic Dashboard.March 25, 2022Bridge Staff
Home-visit programs save money, free ERs. Many insurers don’t cover them. March 25, 2022Ted Roelofs
Opinion | Michigan schools aren’t failing our kids, but divisive politicians areMarch 25, 2022Becky Olson
Wash your hands: Highly contagious bird flu reaches Michigan wild flocksMarch 25, 2022Kelly House
Opinion | Survived the pandemic? Thank a scientistMarch 25, 2022Herbert Smitherman Jr.
Michigan House redistricting maps survive suit claiming GOP ‘advantage’ March 25, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | Whitmer must prioritize real tax relief for workers, families, seniorsMarch 24, 2022Matt Hall
Michigan redistricting commissioners reverse their own pay raiseMarch 24, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Firm: Michigan AG hopeful Matt DePerno fired over ‘padded,’ false billingsMarch 24, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Gretchen Whitmer, GOP strike $4.7 billion Michigan infrastructure dealMarch 24, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Michigan term limit ballot proposal is under fire as ‘misleading.’ Is it?March 23, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Michigan House nixes SAT essay and removes scores from transcripts March 23, 2022Tracie Mauriello
COVID vaccine for Michigan children 5 and younger a step closer to realityMarch 23, 2022Robin Erb
Star witness: Whitmer kidnap plotters wanted ‘boogaloo’ war to stop BidenMarch 23, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | Greater transparency is needed between parents, Michigan schoolsMarch 23, 2022Ben DeGrow
Opinion | Climate change policies can be good for Michigan businessesMarch 23, 2022John Dulmes
Opinion | Michigan must do more to lower the cost of prescription drugsMarch 23, 2022Winnie Brinks, Harshini Jayasuriya
$8 million awarded for Michigan election security amid funding disputes March 22, 2022Zahra Ahmad
West Michigan will be home to state’s 2nd massive EV battery factoryMarch 22, 2022Paula Gardner
Michigan GOP lawmakers advance $1,500 student grants for learning loss March 22, 2022Isabel Lohman
Michigan advances bills to ease return of retired teachers to classroomsMarch 22, 2022Tracie Mauriello
The pandemic that closed the U.S./Canadian border to people may have opened it to the invasive sea lampreyMarch 22, 2022Danielle James, Great Lakes Echo
Small portions: Michigan puts PFAS advisory on Lake Superior rainbow smelt March 21, 2022Kelly House
Northern Michigan resorts bemoan lack of foreign worker visas for summer March 21, 2022Paula Gardner
Ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, 4 others charged in Flint water crisis must testify March 21, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Michigan parks, more popular than ever, struggle to staff up for summerMarch 21, 2022Kelly House
Opinion | I study school choice, and DeVos plan would hurt Michigan kidsMarch 21, 2022Josh Cowen
GOP outraged as Whitmer rejects gas tax holiday, Michigan income tax cutMarch 18, 2022Jonathan Oosting