- There has been a spike in the number of bats found in homes in Mid-Michigan. August and September are the months when young bats head out on their own, and they sometimes get confused and end up in homes.
- Department cites earlier than expected retirements, outright quitting and disability leaves as reason for shortage but says recruitment and training of new officers can take months.
- While many states have already started school, students in Michigan have to wait until after Labor Day to start. However a new bill has some questioning whether starting after Labor Day is costing kids more than it might be raising in tourism dollars.