Grand Haven voters will pick from a wide open field of candidates for local office in this primary election, from leaders with decades of experience to newcomers to local government. The wealth of choices on the ballot is healthy for our local democracy.
We'd like to see Michigan address this on a state level, carving out a place for these specially teen-related issues while maintaining "teeth" in the child porn laws that protect our kids.
State Sen. Jeff Irwin, D-Ann Arbor, has introduced Senate Bill 416 to the Michigan Legislature to automatically wipe away the criminal records of 235,000 citizens who have been convicted of possession or use of marijuana.
Pilots at Grand Haven Memorial Airport say they use every inch of its two runways, and shrinking the airport would create a safety concern and limit operations.
There is little doubt that the bridge over Smith’s Bayou in Ferrysburg is no longer usable for vehicle traffic, but what will happen now?
The "adopt and amend" tactic used last year by Michigan's Republican-controlled Legislature to maneuver around voter-driven ballot drives may set a precedent that would severely harm the electorate.
The ship was in Guantanamo, Cuba, when I came aboard in November 1963, as a frightened teenager, not sure what I had gotten myself into for the next two years.
President Donald Trump says that U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Detroit, and three other freshman representatives, all women of color, should go back to where they’re from.
Detroit police have been using facial recognition software for more than a year under standard operating guidelines, but without a formal policy approved by the Board of Police Commissioners. That's not OK.
Experts at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources remind us that safety must always be paramount when using fire outside.
The arrogance of the Ilitch organization in ignoring its obligations to the city of Detroit is breathtaking.
In the race of life, one doesn't necessarily want to cross the finish line first.
July 1 marked the beginning of the fiscal year used chiefly by schools and colleges to budget without interruption to the academic calendar. It also will marked the first time in nearly a decade that our state government has failed to pass a budget by this date.
You’ve probably heard this explanation for the recent water levels: “It’s a natural cycle.”
Eight people died and more than 12,000 were injured badly enough to require medical treatment after fireworks-related incidents in 2017.