Sweet historical discoveries at maple sugaring camps

Archaeological excavations at four sites in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula are shedding new light on historic maple sugaring operations and the people – mostly Native Americans and French-Canadians – who ran them.

Pothole claims? Fuhgeddaboutit

Did a pothole just eat your tire and rim? Want compensation? Fuhgeddaboutit. Like the state, counties rarely reimburse motorists for pothole damage to their vehicles.

Measure seeks to prevent potato diseases

It may become mandatory for most potato seed growers to use only certified seed to prevent the spread of diseases that can threaten a valuable part of Michigan’s agricultural economy, under a bill awaiting the governor’s signature.