a nurse treating a patient
Jason Vlahos / WKAR-MSU

Thu., Oct. 1 at 10 pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 and STREAMING | A Michigan nurse faces two crises at once: COVID-19 and racial tensions in the U.S.

COVID-19 Cases Popping Up In Northern Michigan Schools

Sep 18, 2020
Max Johnston / Interlochen Public Radio

Most school districts Up North have returned to in-person learning in the past few weeks, and several are already seeing COVID-19 cases among students and staff.

Judge: Michigan Must Count Absentee Ballots That Arrive Late

Sep 18, 2020
Public Domain

A judge on Friday cleared the way for more absentee ballots to be counted in Michigan, saying envelopes postmarked by the eve of the Nov. 3 election are eligible, even if they show up days later.

Informacion En Vivo. Coronavirus En La Región De Lansing

Sep 18, 2020
Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS / CDC

Estar bien informado es responsabilidad de todos. Infórmese bien de lugares creíbles, profesionales, y de fuentes oficiales.

courtesy / Michigan Executive Office of the Governor

Governor Gretchen Whitmer asked business owners to be patient with her executive orders and other actions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Courtesy / Michigan Executive Office of the Governor

Governor Gretchen Whitmer said Wednesday there’s not much she can do to stop President Donald Trump or other political campaigns from holding big rallies in Michigan. That’s despite the fact that those rallies violate her executive orders.

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RECENTLY: Wed. Sep. 16 at 2:30pm | WATCH HERE

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun provide an update regarding the state’s response efforts to COVID-19. They will also be joined by Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson to give an update on the upcoming general election and voting opportunities Michiganders can take advantage of in advance of the Nov. 3 election.

Taylor Haelterman / WKAR/MSU

At Michigan State University, 95 students are isolating or quarantining on campus.

buildings and clock
Courtesy / City of East Lansing

East Lansing is now the epicenter of mid-Michigan’s local COVID-19 outbreak. 


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flickr/Ken Teegardin

Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s budget chief and the Legislature’s Republican appropriations chairs announced they’re close to a final budget deal before the October 1st deadline.