When I walked into the replica of Santa’s workshop and was confronted by well over 40 real-bearded, bright red suit wearin’ Santas, this somewhat-mature 23-year old reporter immediately turned into a 10 year old boy. Continue reading →
The Department of Natural Resources will host a forum next month to discuss future bear hunting regulations in Michigan.
The DNR said the majority of people think the bear population is healthy for the state, but some hunters and northern Michigan residents worry that bears are encroaching on their homes. Continue reading →
A Democratic state lawmaker says it should be up to the state to cover the costs of a plan to rescue the Detroit Public Schools. And he says to make sure other districts don’t suffer as a result. Continue reading →
Medically frail inmates would be considered for parole under bipartisan bills in the state House.
Inmates would undergo an evaluation by a physician chosen by the Department of Corrections. If granted parole, supporters say sick prisoners would be transferred to other facilities that are better equipped to treat them. Continue reading →
Deer like this buck may be more common than deer 1-2 years in age across the U.P due to recent harsh winters.
Bringing home that perfect buck may be a bit more difficult this year for firearm hunters in the U.P. But this comes as no surprise from state biologists who’ve stated recent harsh winters are to blame.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources predicted a decline in deer population in the Upper Peninsula this fall. So far, the actual numbers are on par with predictions. Continue reading →
Ohio Gov. John Kasich brought his presidential campaign to southeast Michigan on Monday.
The Republican presidential hopeful toured a business incubator in Sterling Heights and spoke with a handful of supporters. He took some jabs at Donald Trump’s policy positions while speaking with reporters. Continue reading →
Mount Pleasant City hall filled with supporters of the A2TC Michigan passenger rail proposal Monday night.
An ambitious project known as A2TC is gaining strength in communities across lower Michigan. The project is proposing to use existing railroads to implement a passenger train service linking Traverse City to Ann Arbor. Continue reading →
A Democratic state Senator hopes to repeal Michigan’s “stand-your-ground” law.
Under that law, a person can use deadly force against someone else with no requirement to retreat. That’s as long as the person isn’t engaged in a crime, is somewhere they’re legally allowed to be, and feels deadly force is the only way to defend themselves. Continue reading →