The latest budget signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer made the highest state per-student investment in Michigan history—including more than $500 million in school infrastructure and expanded mental health resources for children. (Courtesy/Gov. Gretchen Whitmer)
State of the State: Whitmer to Call for Free Pre-K for All 4-Year-Olds

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is expected to announce a plan during her State of the State speech Wednesday to provide prekindergarten education for all 4-year-olds in Michigan in an attempt to help families with rising costs.

Survey Shows Upper Peninsula Wolf Population Holds Steady in 2022

Michigan's gray wolf population remains stable and might have reached its natural ceiling after mounting a decadeslong comeback in the Upper Peninsula, state biologists said after the latest survey.

Former Gov. Rick Snyder, listens to comments during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing about the Flint Water Crisis.
Michigan Court Turns Aside More Appeals in Flint Water Cases

Prosecutors lost decisions last week in two more Flint water cases as the state appeals court affirmed the dismissal of charges against a former high-ranking health official and the city's ex-manager.

Michigan co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Matt Weiss waits for the team's NCAA college football game against Maryland in Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Michigan Fires Co-Offensive Coordinator Matt Weiss

The University of Michigan fired co-offensive coordinator Matt Weiss on Friday amid an investigation by campus police into possible computer-access crimes at the football building.

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US Supreme Court: Deaf Michigan Student Likely to Prevail in Education Case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed sympathetic to the arguments of a deaf student who sued his public school system for providing an inadequate education, a legal challenge important for other disabled students and their families.

Robin Frohardt, creator of the Plastic Bag Store, holds plastic bag roses at the art installation, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023 in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Plastic Bag Store is a custom-built public art installation and film experience designed to encourage visitors to think more about the enduring impact of single-use plastics. The store features shelves stocked with items such as meat, toiletries and cakes—all made from single-use plastics taken from streets and garbage dumps. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
PHOTOS: This Grocery Store in Ann Arbor is Created Entirely From Plastic Bags

A grocery store featuring thousands of faux food items made entirely from discarded plastic bags opens Tuesday to the public, an artist's non-edible creation calling attention to the dangers of plastic waste.

Visitors file past at the Van Gogh painting "Une Liseuse De Romans", also known as "The Novel Reader", during the Van Gogh in America exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, in Detroit. (Andy Morrison/Detroit News via AP)
Judge: Detroit Museum ‘Blameless’ in Van Gogh Dispute

On Thursday, a judge heard arguments over control of the painting—saying he hoped the dispute could be settled without entangling the Detroit Institute of Arts. There was no immediate decision about the future of the painting, which is still on loan to the museum as part of a rare van Gogh exhibition.