LANSING – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is reminding everyone to be safe from the danger of carbon monoxide poisoning during the cold weather and heating season. To highlight the issue, Governor Snyder has proclaimed this week, October 17 – 24, as Carbon Monoxi…
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State officials continue to work with tribal and nonprofit partners on boosting Michigan's lake sturgeon, an ancient and culturally significant fish species.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate set the stage for a showdown with Gov. Rick Snyder over a proposed overhaul of Medicaid financing and approved a slew of other bills Thursday, the fin…
DETROIT (AP) — Self-driving cars hold the promise of saving thousands of lives each year on U.S. roads. But does pointing out flaws with the technology effectively put people in danger?
FRUITPORT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A popular candidate for a local office in western Michigan will remain on the ballot despite her death.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Legislature's approval of a change in how health insurers are taxed to help fund Medicaid sets up a showdown with Gov. Rick Snyder.
The Oceana County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public to share information they may have about the theft of two vintage snowmobiles and the trailer they were contained in.
TRAVERSE CITY — Whitehall advanced to the Division 4 state tennis finals last Friday night by finishing second to Traverse City St. Francis in the regional tournament.
Here is this week’s fishing report provided by the Michigan DNR.
Monday, Oct. 17
Michigan High School Athletic Association girls postseason events set a record for attendance for the third straight school year in 2015-16 as overall tournament attendance spiked to its highe…
SHELBY — For the first time in the West Michigan Conference tournament’s brief history, Whitehall wasn’t playing in the championship game thanks to a tough 3-1 overtime loss at Shelby in Monda…
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — American Ashley Wagner won the Progressive Skate America short program Friday night with a score of 69.50, building on her second-place finish in the world championships.
NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Boychuk's short-handed goal early in the third period lifted the New York Islanders to a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Friday night.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Rookie defenseman Zach Werenski had a goal and an assist, and teammates Nick Foligno and William Karlsson picked up their first goals of the season as the Columbus Blue J…
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After opening the Big Ten season on a two-game skid, Minnesota found a way to right itself with a backup quarterback.
BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Having fully recovered from a groin injury, Barcelona star Lionel Messi was named on Friday in Argentina's squad to face Brazil and Colombia in the next round of World Cup …
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's unemployment rate inched up to 6.9 percent in September, hitting its highest level since the summer of 2014.
NEW YORK (AP) — Municipal bond yields rose modestly this week, continuing October's upward trend. The 10-year yield on the AP Municipal Bond index was 2.076 percent Friday at 5 p.m. Eastern time.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hacked emails show Hillary Clinton's campaign wrestled with how to announce her opposition to construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline without losing the support of labor unions that supported to project.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Striking Pennsylvania state university professors to end walkout, negotiators reach tentative contract.
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is investing $50 million in New Dada, China's largest online grocery and logistics company, as it moves to strengthen its foothold in the nation's fiercely competitive food market.
It has been a challenge for many baby boomers to embrace technology. I have friends who still resist using email, but at the same time they look forward to sharing Facetime with grandchildren on weekends. I’m a rookie when it comes to Instagram, but our family regularly shares videos with friends and our extended family.
A roundup of where you can pick delicious apples this season.
When she found out she had the BRCA2 indicating an increased risk of cancer, Lori Rieger made the decision to have major preventive surgery.
When the Teamanns received a medical bill for more than $5,000, they turned to Lytle EAP Partners to get help appealing the charge.
Understand the difference between the different types of headaches and migraines, and know how to get relief
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican candidate for Missouri governor Eric Greitens will accept the outcome of the election despite GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's refusal to say he'll do the same.
MIAMI (AP) — A woman performing the national anthem before an NBA preseason game in Miami on Friday night did so while kneeling at midcourt, and opening her jacket to show a shirt with the phrase "Black Lives Matter."
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man arrested last year after police mistook doughnut glaze in his car for meth is suing the city of Orlando and a drug-testing kit company.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. special investigator on counter-terrorism and human rights is accusing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump of peddling "lies and xenophobia" by claiming a link between Syrian refugees and Islamic State extremists.
LILONGWE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi's 76-year-old leader has dismissed rumors of a health crisis after being away from the country for a month, saying doctors told him his vital organs are like those of a 30-year-old.
I am an enthusiastic promoter of adopting dogs from area shelters. I have had dogs most of my adult life, and they have all been “rescues.” I understand this is not for everyone, but think it is important to know that almost 4 million dogs end up in shelters nationally every year and a littl…
I attended the first evening of the Playhouse Centennial Celebration two weeks ago. I was excited to see what was in store for attendees of the event, scheduled for a several evening run. I thought the “variety show” style presentation was perfect for exhibiting the theater’s history, impact…
Well folks, we done and did it! We fit everything we need into a fifth wheel trailer and by the time you read this, we will be well on our way to our next assignment. First stop: Texarkana, Texas for a rodeo sponsored by the American Fellowship of Cowboy Churches. The website for this great …