LANSING, MI – General Motors said Wednesday that it will invest $37 million in its Lansing Delta Township assembling plant. The money will be spent on tooling and equipment to improve its manufacturing capabilities.
The company builds Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Arcadia crossover vehicles at the plant, which opened in 2006. GM said sales of these vehicles grew 36 percent in September.
Former President Bill Clinton is coming to Michigan Sunday to campaign for Democratic candidates.
A person with knowledge of the plans tells The Associated Press that Clinton will campaign with gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero in Detroit. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the visit had not been officially announced.
LANSING, MI – For decades, little attention was paid to Michigan's first governor. This summer, Detroit officials remodeling a downtown park dug up the remains of Stevens T. Mason. They plan to move his body to a new plot. But before that happens, Mason will lie in state at the Capitol in Lansing. WKAR's Gretchen Millich has our story.
LANSING, MI – The Michigan Supreme Court is expected to vote Wednesday on a rule that would allow law students who work at legal clinics to argue appeals for clients. Paul Reingold is the director of the Innocence Clinic at the University of Michigan.
LANSING, MI – Michigan regulators say they have identified 41 insurance agents who were selling what state officials consider fraudulent investment products connected to a Kalamazoo area company called American Benefit Concepts.
The Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation says Tuesday the agents weren't licensed to sell securities products in Michigan.
LANSING, MI – The king of Sweden will award Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm one of his country's highest awards.
King Carl XVI Gustaf on Thursday will present Granholm with Sweden's Insignia of First Commander, Order of the Polar Star. It's for her work fostering relations between Michigan and Sweden to promote clean energy.
The ceremony is at the Royal Palace in Stockholm.
The Order of the Polar Star was created in 1798. It's awarded to foreigners and members of the Swedish royal family for services to Sweden.