Many Michiganders likely were frustrated by the sudden return to frigid temperatures last week and the nearly 50-degree temperature shift could be a problem for some of this year’s fruit crop. But farmers say they are generally thankful for cooler temps.
The northern lights put on a show in Michigan and across much of the mainland U.S. late Sunday and early Monday, with rare reports of sitings as far south as North Caroline and even Arkansas. Here’s how to spot them in Michigan.
The first-of-its-kind ordinance would have escalated the culture wars over books in public and school libraries. But a network of fast-responding librarians went to work raising opposition. By Tuesday evening, the draft law was shelved.
Tourism is big in Frankfort, but the Lake Michigan city is losing its year-round workforce. This year, its new land trust will sell houses for less than cost, hoping the affordability boost will balance the economy.
State officials wondered whether moving opening day from a fixed calendar date to the weekend would bring more interest to a waning sport. Turns out, Michiganders are deeply attached to the Nov. 15 tradition.
April is one of the best months to see the northern lights in Michigan. It takes a bit of luck, a bit of weather tracking and a willingness to travel north a bit (okay, maybe a lot) to see an unforgettable light show.
More than six weeks after the first cases of a rare fungal infection were identified, officials say they are still trying to figure out where the spores came from. This comes as the company is considering a $1.2 billion expansion.
As evidence mounts about the health risks from the so-called ‘forever chemicals’, state regulators are considering whether PFAS 'do not fish' advisories are strong enough to protect Michiganders. If the answer is no, more rivers may be flagged for contaminated fish.
In some Michigan counties, one in six adults have a license to carry a concealed handgun. The reason they carry guns is the same explanation Democratic legislators give for new weapon restrictions — safety.
As a devastating fungus wipes out hibernating bat species across the country, tens of thousands of bats in a dam in the Manistee River appear largely unaffected. Scientists are racing to understand why.
Despite the threat of criminal charges from a county prosecutor, Amy Churchill, Lapeer District Library director, has not budged from defending the book. She has until May to rule on the book’s removal.
In what would be a highly unusual move, a county prosecutor is considering criminally charging library officials if they do not remove an LGBTQ book that contains drawings of sex acts. Lawyers interviewed were skeptical such an action would be constitutional.