Stories tagged: "stay-at-home order"


Co-founders and -owners of Blue Lion Fitness Ryan Van Bergen (left) and Danny Roth. (Photo via Facebook)
Michiganders Can Hit the Gym Again June 25. This Local Gym Owner Explains How They’re Reopening Safely.

Danny Roth of Ann Arbor’s Blue Lion Fitness told The 'Gander how they’re moving forward safely while following state guidelines and filling a need for their clients.

Photo courtesy the Office of the Governor.
Michigan Is Slowly Reopening. Here’s What’s Planned for June.

A few types of businesses are still too risky to resume operation under the June relaxation of pandemic protections.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
UPDATED: Gov. Whitmer To Lift Stay-At-Home Orders. Here’s What We Know So Far.

Dine in at restaurants will reopen early next week, according to reports. Whitmer is expected to give more details Monday afternoon.

Business owner Jen Eastridge poses with store greeter/unicorn Reginald Peppercorn. (Photo by Adam Fox-Long)
WATCH: This Small Business In Michigan Is Spreading Joy With New Retail Appointments

Michigan is re-engaging the economy and small business owner Jen Eastridge is reigniting people’s joy.

Gov. Whitmer giving an update on Michigan's course during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Photo courtesy the Office of the Governor.
Pulling Permits: What to Do About Michigan Businesses Defying Whitmer’s Pandemic Orders

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer hinted Monday about another tool at her disposal to keep Michigan businesses from defying stay-at-home orders keeping them closed.

Michigan's Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield. Photo by U.P. Politico  U.P. Politico - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Whitmer’s Stay-at-Home Order Is Popular and Working. Republicans Want to End It.

Republican leaders in both the Michigan House and Senate have said they will not reauthorize the stay-at-home order that Gov. Whitmer used as a key tool to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

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Whitmer Wants to Reopen Michigan — But Can’t Get the Tests Trump Says Everyone Has

There are signs the coronavirus is finally under control in Michigan, but a lack of testing and defiance of social distancing orders might stall the restart of Michigan’s economy.