Stories By Angela Mulka

  • 8 more free at-home COVID tests available for U.S. households The tests come as the seven-day COVID case average has more than doubled in the last month nationwide, with Michigan seeing a similar increase in cases.
  • More than $3B in auto insurance refunds issued to MI drivers Michigan drivers were issued $400 per-vehicle auto insurance refunds over the past two months leading to the distribution of more than $3 billion from the state.
  • Bear spotted in Midlander’s backyard Midlander Lou Ann Holland posted images from the encounter to Facebook on Monday, explaining the bear appeared in her yard, off of Westlawn Drive between Homer Road and M-30, shortly before 9 p.m.
  • Bear spotted in Michigan resident's backyard Midlander Lou Ann Holland posted images from the encounter to Facebook on Monday, explaining the bear appeared in her yard, off of Westlawn Drive between Homer Road and M-30, shortly before 9 p.m.
  • Eric Clapton announces first Michigan performance in 12 years Fluent in every blues style and regarded as one of the best guitarists of all time Eric Clapton just announced a handful of United States concerts to take place this fall including his first Michigan show since 2010. 
  • Firefighters have northern Michigan fire 98% contained Crews continued fighting a wildfire Tuesday in a heavily forested area of northern Michigan now measuring just over 2,500 acres, and state officials say the blaze is 98% contained. As a result, all road closures in the fire area are lifted.
  • Record small business growth in the state The first three quarters of 2021 saw the fastest start to small business job growth in 23 years, according to the Michigan Bureau of Labor Market Information. Small businesses with less than 50 workers created almost 170,000 jobs statewide.
  • Michigan AG Nessel vows to fight against gun violence One day after a white, 18-year-old gunman in New York who was livestreaming with a helmet camera opened fire at a grocery store in a predominantly Black neighborhood killing 10 people, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel vows to fight against...
  • Photos: See the 'Blood Moon' eclipse from around the world Skygazers got a special treat late Sunday and early Monday as May's full moon, known as the flower moon, coincided with a lunar eclipse. A number of photographers around the world shared photos of the celestial sighting online. Here are some of...
  • Photos: See the 'Blood Moon' eclipse from around the world Skygazers got a special treat late Sunday and early Monday as May's full moon, known as the flower moon, coincided with a lunar eclipse. A number of photographers around the world shared photos of the celestial sighting online. Here are some of...
  • Photos: See the 'Blood Moon' eclipse from around the world Skygazers got a special treat late Sunday and early Monday as May's full moon, known as the flower moon, coincided with a lunar eclipse. A number of photographers around the world shared photos of the celestial sighting online. Here are some of...
  • Photos: See the 'Blood Moon' eclipse from around the world Skygazers got a special treat late Sunday and early Monday as May's full moon, known as the flower moon, coincided with a lunar eclipse. A number of photographers around the world shared photos of the celestial sighting online. Here are some of...
  • Photos: See the 'Blood Moon' eclipse from around the world Skygazers got a special treat late Sunday and early Monday as May's full moon, known as the flower moon, coincided with a lunar eclipse. A number of photographers around the world shared photos of the celestial sighting online. Here are some of...
  • Photos: See the 'Blood Moon' eclipse from around the world Skygazers got a special treat late Sunday and early Monday as May's full moon, known as the flower moon, coincided with a lunar eclipse. A number of photographers around the world shared photos of the celestial sighting online. Here are some of...
  • Photos: See the 'Blood Moon' eclipse from around the world Skygazers got a special treat late Sunday and early Monday as May's full moon, known as the flower moon, coincided with a lunar eclipse. A number of photographers around the world shared photos of the celestial sighting online. Here are some of...
  • Photos: See the 'Blood Moon' eclipse from around the world Skygazers got a special treat late Sunday and early Monday as May's full moon, known as the flower moon, coincided with a lunar eclipse. A number of photographers around the world shared photos of the celestial sighting online. Here are some of...
  • Photos: See the 'Blood Moon' eclipse from around the world Skygazers got a special treat late Sunday and early Monday as May's full moon, known as the flower moon, coincided with a lunar eclipse. A number of photographers around the world shared photos of the celestial sighting online. Here are some of...
  • Photos: See the 'Blood Moon' eclipse from around the world Skygazers got a special treat late Sunday and early Monday as May's full moon, known as the flower moon, coincided with a lunar eclipse. A number of photographers around the world shared photos of the celestial sighting online. Here are some of...