"LANSING, MI — Michigan officials received safety inspection data sought during a yearlong inquiry on the controversial Mackinac straits Line 5 pipeline, but the raw form information was "too complex" for the state's task force to understand, say executives with the Canadian energy giant Enbridge Inc." (MLive)

The estimate is included in new documents filed with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission.

DEQ rules being revised for the first time since 2011

Lake Michigan still has 15% ice cover, higher than normal for April

Brocken Inaglory, Wikicommons

Western Michigan University Biological Sciences Professor Stephen Malcolm says the population of the monarch butterfly in North America has dropped over the last 20 years.