Last year, Jacob Grassley was fatally shot by a Kalamazoo policeman while entering a Best Western hotel. Police reports say Grassley had been in a domestic dispute with his girlfriend earlier that day. Officers brought Grassley’s girlfriend to the hotel for her safety.

Officials at Community Action say Macfarlane was fired after she continued to pursue an investigation into incidents involving unsupervised children at two Head Start day care centers.

An environmental group filed suit challenging oil and gas leases in areas of Barry County that were auctioned off by the state, but the judge ruled that the action was premature.

Rhoades says the ruling speeds along the case and saves taxpayer money.

Ric Perry is trying to overturn a arbitrator’s ruling that said the Portage school board had a right to force him out of his position.