- It's the first of its kind -- Lansing is hosting its very own Microbrew and Music Festival at Adado Riverfront Park. It opened Friday night with 2,000 people testing more than 300 craft beers, meads, wines, and ciders.
- The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for March is the lowest in six years. Capital Area Michigan Works and local businesses are approaching the numbers optimistically but cautiously.
- Shaw Park in East Lansing's Glencairn neighborhood has had downed wires since December's ice storm and neighbors there say they've been getting the run-around of who's responsible for the repairs.