The State of Michigan has wrapped up negotiations with Enbridge on building a tunnel to contain an oil pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac. Gov. Rick Snyder wants a newly-created state panel to approve the deal before he leaves office this month.
Experts say they've found no new cases of chronic wasting disease in Michigan's Upper Peninsula after testing hundreds of dead deer during the hunting season. Most of the deer were checked in Dickinson County, where a doe tested positive for CWD in October.
Michigan is now officially the first state in the Midwest to allow marijuana for more than medical purposes. Thursday marked the first day for the legal recreational partaking of pot in Michigan following voters' strong endorsement in the Nov. 6 election.
Nearly 200 workers at CG Bretting Manufacturing Co. in Ashland, Wisconsin, are on strike asking for better wages, pension and health benefits after rejecting the company's contract offer Thursday. The strike took place just after midnight Sunday.