TOP HEADLINES

Lifting spirits: N-V students make ‘comfort’ bags for cancer patients

By: Terri Castelaz

NORWAY — For two Norway-Vulcan Area School sixth-grade students, the mission of their 20 Percent Time project was clear — lift the spirits of local cancer patients. Kaylee Baldwin and Tessa Castelaz hoped to achieve their goal with 100 ...

January 16, 2021

State projects $2.1B more in tax revenues

By: By DAVID EGGERT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Projected tax revenues in Michigan’s two major accounts will be $2.1 billion higher than previously anticipated over two years, driven by increased federal unemployment benefits and consumers’ online purchases in the ...

January 16, 2021

Guard at Michigan’s Capitol for increased security

By: By DAVID EGGERT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer activated the National Guard, the state police continued to augment its presence at the Capitol and crews installed a 6-foot, chain-link fence around the 142-year-old building before expected ...

January 16, 2021

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SPORTS

North Central wins football state championship, 70-48

By: By MATT "SWEETS" McCARTHY

BRIGHTON, Mich. -- North Central got four touchdowns apiece from quarterback Luke Gorzinski and running back Wyatt Raab as the Jets defeated Portland St. Patrick, 70-48, in the MHSAA Division 2 eight-player state championship game Saturday ...

January 17, 2021

Brady vs Rodgers, possibly Mahomes vs Allen in title games

By: By JOSH DUBOW

Tom Brady will take on Aaron Rodgers in a matchup of quarterback legends in the NFC title game. The AFC championship could feature two of the top young QBs if Patrick Mahomes is healthy enough to start for Kansas City against Buffalo's Josh ...

January 17, 2021

Rodgers leads Packers into title game with 32-18 win vs Rams

By: By STEVE MEGARGEE

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Don't tell Aaron Rodgers the lack of capacity crowds in a pandemic will limit the Green Bay Packers' home-field advantage in the NFC championship game. He's been waiting too long for this moment to have any such ...

January 16, 2021