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State Representative Recovering From COVID-19

State Representative Tyrone Carter is the first Michigan lawmaker to test positive for coronavirus. Carter says he began feeling unwell last week after returning home from Lansing on Wednesday. Carter says his condition has dramatically improved, although

DNR Suspending Burn Permits

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is suspending burn permits around the state. DNR fire supervisor Dan Laux says emergency response resources need to be kept available for other priorities at this

Hartford Strawberry Festival Canceled

The Hartford Strawberry Festival has been canceled for this year. The event at Ely Park in Hartford was slated for the second weekend in June, but due to the COVID-19 outbreak, organizers thought it best to take

MSP Release FAQ For Stay At Home Order

Michigan State Police have released a Frequently Asked Questions document regarding Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s stay home order issued this week. Below is the full state police list of questions and answers. How will the “Stay Home” Executive