Last month the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that 2014 marked the safest year ever for hunters. For the first time in the state's history, there were no fatal incidents and only 10 injuries recorded across all of 2014's hun...
Nutty! Virgin Islands’ acting attorney general threatens to prosecute the Virgin Islands Daily News for calling her for comment after business hours. (virginislandsdailynews.com) Michigan State University’s paper apologizes for running a photo of a student displaying an extended middle finger. Show More Summary
Black-capped Chickadee: #1 on my life list, first seen March 2, 1975 March 2, 2015, was the fortieth anniversary of my becoming a birder. On that Sunday in 1975, I spent over an hour in Baker Woodlot on the Michigan State University campus searching for a bird—any bird—and finally found and painstakingly identified it—a Black-capped Chickadee. Show More Summary
A handful of Big Ten teams enter spring football practice with question marks at quarterback. Iowa, Michigan, Northwestern and Ohio State all have questions heading into camp.
Lady Gaga and her fiancé, Taylor Kinney, jumped into an icy Lake Michigan in Chicago for the Polar Plunge, an annual event which takes place in several cities across the United States to raise funds and awareness for the Special Olympics. The event was held on Sunday, March 1.
PITTSBURGH -- Pat Narduzzi took a break from his new job as Pitt’s head football coach to watch Pro Day inside the practice facility the Panthers share with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Narduzzi had been Michigan State’s defensive coordinator...Show More Summary
Levi Mills creates beautiful watercolor maps of states in the American Midwest. Prints of maps of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula are available at his Etsy store, FantasyWisconsin. images via FantasyWisconsin submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
Michigan Capitol Confidential The Mackinac Center for Public Policy has submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that could extend virtual “right-to-work” status to government employees in every state. Under such a ruling, those workers would no longer be required to pay union dues or fees as a condition of employment.
By Justin A. Hinkley, Lansing State Journal State employees are questioning the legitimacy of a new effort to expand Michigan's right-to-work laws, but the Midland Republican behind the plan said he's confident the legislation can stand.
When it comes to rivalries in the Big Ten, the annual battle between Michigan and Ohio State gets the lion's share of the attention, and for good reason. But the conference is full of great rivalries, and with the Big Ten's recent re-emergence...Show More Summary
Frank Kaminsky made sure his last home game at Wisconsin was a memorable one as he led his team to a 68-61 win over Michigan State. The victory moved the Badgers to 14-2 in the Big Ten, clinching at least a share of the conference regular-season title. Show More Summary
Michigan State and Wisconsin will both be looking to get back on track when the two teams meet on Sunday afternoon in Madison. The Spartans (19-9, 10-5) and Badgers (25-3, 13-2) are both coming off losses and would like to establish positive momentum with the postseason just around the corner. Show More Summary
Billy Dean Rowe spent three days in jail in Michigan for possession of child porn before police found out their grave error — they really wanted Billy Joe Rowe. Now, because of a series of mistakes made by state police, the real suspect will never see any jail time despite confessing to police. Show More Summary
The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission stated that workers at the Palisades nuclear power plant in the US state of Michigan were not exposed to dangerous levels of radiation, but the plant’s operator failed to follow standard guidelines in measuring radiation exposure.
On Friday, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that it filed an appeal in the December 2014 federal court ruling that returned the state's wolf population back to the endangered species list. That decision, which was made by ...
Several lawmakers, mainly from the wolf range states, want Congress to remove federal protections for wolves. Photo: Alamy The United Tribes of Michigan (comprising 12 recognized Indian tribes in the northern part of the state) recently...Show More Summary
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The videos, while no doubt useful, seem like a colossal admission of failure, too. A horrifying new story from the Marshall Project tells the story of John, a 17-year-old, 140-pound inmate in Michigan, who was raped by his 200-pound cellmate after being housed in an adult prison. Show More Summary
By Steven Elbow, The Capital Times So what effect will right-to-work legislation have in Wisconsin?
By Mark Tower, Mlive.com State Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, says it's time Michigan gets "back on the national scoreboard" with Right to Work legislation.