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Sep. 11, 2021 01:33 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Addison 42, Hanover-Horton 6 Adrian 35, Ypsilanti 0 Allen Park 42, Gibraltar Carlson 14 Alma 28, Bay City John Glenn 12 Almont 39, Imlay City 0 Ann...

Michigan diner owner jailed over virus rules plans to reopen

Sep. 03, 2021 13:12 PM EDT

HOLLAND, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan restaurant owner who flouted COVID-19 restrictions and spent four nights in jail in March said she plans to reopen in a few weeks. The food license yanked from Marlena’s Bistro and Pizzeria in Holland has been restored, Marlena...

Sheriff's office: Crash pushes pot dispensary off foundation

Jul. 16, 2021 05:45 AM EDT

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A marijuana shop in western Michigan has been pushed off its foundation after a Lexus sedan slammed into it. A 26-year-old motorist failed to negotiate an intersection about 2:30 a.m. Friday in Holland Township, left the roadway and struck...

Hope College takes big step toward tuition-free campus

Jul. 14, 2021 11:16 AM EDT

HOLLAND, Mich. (AP) — About two dozen students at a small college in western Michigan will attend school without paying tuition in the fall, part of a new plan to ease the financial burden in exchange for contributions after they graduate. “Rather than require...

Consumers Energy plans to complete coal phaseout by 2025

Jun. 23, 2021 15:28 PM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Consumers Energy said Wednesday it would stop burning coal to generate electricity by 2025, relying instead on natural gas and renewable energy sources in a push to continue reducing its planet-warming carbon emissions. The Jackson-based...

Semitrailer overturns, spills milk along Michigan freeway

Jun. 18, 2021 15:43 PM EDT

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Milk spilled from an overturned semitrailer shut down traffic for several hours along part of a freeway in western Michigan. The truck’s driver drifted about 9:30 a.m. Friday from the roadway of Interstate 196 in Holland Township before...