The cherry crop for Western and Central Michigan took a significant hit this year, according to Executive Director of the Cherry Marketing Institute Philip Korson. He said that due to the long winter and slow start of the season the amount of cherries forecasted to be harvested dropped over 20 million pounds from last year to just 44.5 million pounds. Final numbers for this season have yet to come in, he said.
The Michigan Historical Marker Program and the Sable Points Lighthouse Keepers Association (SPLKA) will host a dedication ceremony for a new historical marker at the Little Point Sable Lighthouse Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 10 a.m.
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — A Port Huron woman who won a $66 million Mega Millions jackpot that was drawn in mid-June said Thursday that she didn't learn for 10 days that the winning ticket was in her purse.
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man who has a rare genetic disorder that affects his facial features is suing former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal and two others for mocking a selfie he posted online.