Michigan

Walleye
Judi Smelser

Michigan anglers could get thousands of dollars fishing in the Saginaw Bay as part of the state Natural Resources Department's annual drive.

soybean field
flickr/Ken

Following the Trump administration’s announcement of sweeping tariffs on Chinese products, China responded this week announcing tariffs of their own. As WKAR's Karel Vega reports, the tariff on one Michigan agricultural staple has farmers nervous.


man at podium
Courtesy / U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will kick off a three-state tour Tuesday with a visit to Michigan State University.

 


Tiangong-1 Space Station
China Space Engineering Office / skyandtelescope.com

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has activated the state's Emergency Operations Center to monitor the re-entry of China's Tiangong-1 space station into the Earth's atmosphere.

MSU Athletics, MPR, DeShaun Tate

William Strampel; Cheyna Roth; Frozen Four; Neil Koepke; Frozen Four; College Hockey; NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament; Final Four; DeShaun Tate 


school classroom
File Photo / WKAR-MSU

Michigan's law enforcement and education leaders called Thursday for the Legislature to spend $100 million a year to staff schools with more police and counselors in light of last month's massacre at a Florida high school.

Current Sports | March 20, 2018

Mar 20, 2018
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Michigan State Men's Basketball; Tom Izzo; Jaren Jackson Jr.; Nick Ward; Xavier Tillman; Lourawls "Tum Tum" Nairn Jr.; Miles Bridges; NBA; NCAA Tournament; College Basketball; Callers


ICE Officer Making an Arrest
Wikipedia Commons

A newspaper review of federal records has found that the number of immigrants arrested or deported by federal agents in Michigan and Ohio has risen in the past year as President Donald Trump's administration has increased immigration enforcement.

Lansing River Trail flooding photo
emilee rader / flickr creative commons

Officials say flooding last month in northern Indiana and southwestern Michigan damaged more than 2,000 homes.

Tax Return
Pixabay Creative Commons

Three more Michigan gubernatorial candidates have voluntarily released portions of their tax returns, saying the public deserves to know the information even though the state doesn't require candidates to disclose it.

GR lead abatement program home photo
Courtesy photo / Healthy Homes Coalition of West Michigan

Nearly $4 million in grants to expand lead hazard control services to homes where someone is enrolled in Medicaid has been awarded to two Michigan communities and an agency that serves several counties.

Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources

State officials are reminding ice anglers of approaching deadlines for removing shanties from frozen Michigan waters.

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Kobe Bryant; Oscars; Time's Up; Brian Calloway; Lansing State Journal; High School Basketball; East Lansing High School; Steve Finamore; MSU Men's Basketball


flooded river
Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

Much of the Lansing area is contending with floodwaters today.  The water is forcing street closures and threatening to inundate homes and yards. 

 


A Democratic group backed by former President Barack Obama said this week it plans to invest millions of dollars in state-level elections in Michigan and ten other states this year.

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