Get caught up. These are the Michiganders we are buzzing about this week.
MICHIGAN — With protests, new orders and rainbows popping up around with purpose, it’s been a week not-to-miss in Michigan.
We’ve rounded up the top seven stories from the week, ICYMI.
Here’s what you need to be caught up on the week:
1. Court Sides With Whitmer
A lawsuit claimed Gov. Whitmer didn’t have the right to implement restrictions through her Executive Orders. But the courts found favor with how she handled the protections. We Break Down Why Whitmer’s Stay-at-Home Order Isn’t Unconstitutional.
2. Protestors Descend
Despite a loosening of restrictions that opened up garden centers and paint departments, Michiganders are so unhappy staying home to stay safe that they’ve taken their frustrations to the Capitol, armed and hurling threats. The ‘Gander tells Protestors Stormed Michigan’s Capitol Again. This Time Legislators Wore Bullet Proof Vests.
Where do you stand on the issue? Tweet us @gandernewsroom!
3. Michiganders Make Rainbows From Pandemic Storms
Regardless of your stance, WATCH: The Story Behind Rainbows Popping Up All Over Michigan. Our neighbors’ resilience can show up all over the place and two women want to share the stories of inspiration with us all.
Share the #GanderRainbows that you see in your neighborhood on Instagram!
4. Could Michigan See A Second Wave Of Coronavirus?
The state has been socially distancing for weeks and it seems to be paying off. Read how The Mounting Risk of a Second Wave of Coronavirus in Michigan could be eminent and stay informed.
5. Poison Control Calls Double
President Trump began the week with his usual daily press briefings but week came with an odd hypothesis that disinfectant injections could fight the coronavirus. WATCH: How Much Poison Control Calls Spiked After Trump’s Disinfectant Talk to be sure you’re adhering guidelines.
6. A Hand To Hold When Saying Goodbye
Many Michigan families are faced with saying goodbye to loved ones every day but one woman is doing her best to ease the transition. Read how Detroit’s 34-Year-Old Carmen Stewart Is Not Your Average Funeral Director.
7. Deciding When Schools Reopen
On the national front, Courier: Reopening Schools Could Put Children at Risk. Trump Wants States to ‘Seriously Consider’ It Anyway. Take a gander and talk to your friends. What do your network say about schools reopening here in Michigan?