Author: Nichelle Hulka

Governor’s Office Clears Confusion on Public Gathering Restrictions

The ever-changing restrictions in Michigan’s fight against COVID-19 have led to confusion in almost every sector. But this week, some conflicting information from the state is confusing to wedding venues and meeting places. Late last week, Governor Whitmer signed an executive order bringing the capacity of indoor crowds to just 10. That included the Traverse City and Upper Peninsula regions,…

BREAKING: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies from Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

The Supreme Court says that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died from metastatic pancreatic cancer. The court says that she died at her home in Washington, D.C.  surrounded by her loved ones. She was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1993 by President Bill Clinton. Ginsburg spent her final years on the bench as the unquestioned leader of the court’s…

Celebrate Service Game to Air on Local 32, VUit

The annual rivalry game between the Titans and the Trojans will kick off soon. This year’s game might look a little different, but the energy and support from the community is the strongest it’s ever been. Normally, this rivalry game sees both of the stands packed. Unfortunately due to the pandemic, only two friends or family members per player are…

Michigan Officials Report 680 New COVID-19 Cases, 11 Deaths

Michigan health officials are reporting 680 new cases of the coronavirus and 11 additional COVID-19 deaths. Michigan now has 113,863 total confirmed coronavirus cases and 6,623 COVID-19 deaths. The state is now providing weekly updates on the number of people who have recovered from COVID-19. These numbers will be updated every Saturday. As of Sept. 12, 85,513 are being reported…

Michigan Officials Report 571 New COVID-19 Cases, 11 Deaths

Michigan health officials are reporting 571 new cases of the coronavirus and 11 additional COVID-19 deaths. Health officials say that the deaths announced on Tuesday include 5 deaths identified during a vital records review. Michigan now has 113,183 total confirmed coronavirus cases and 6,612 COVID-19 deaths. The state is now providing weekly updates on the number of people who have…

Michigan Officials Report 1,088 New COVID-19 Cases, 10 Deaths

Michigan health officials are reporting 1,088 new cases of the coronavirus and 10 additional COVID-19 deaths. These daily case counts represent confirmed cases for both Saturday and Sunday. Michigan now has 112,612 total confirmed coronavirus cases and 6,601 COVID-19 deaths. The state is now providing weekly updates on the number of people who have recovered from COVID-19. These numbers will…

Michigan Officials Report 1,313 New COVID-19 Cases, 9 Deaths

Michigan health officials are reporting 1,313 new cases of the coronavirus and 9 additional COVID-19 deaths. Michigan now has 110,832 total confirmed coronavirus cases and 6,578 COVID-19 deaths. The state is now providing weekly updates on the number of people who have recovered from COVID-19. These numbers will be updated every Saturday. As of September 4, 80,678 are being reported…

Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency to Process $300 LWA Payments

Eligible Michigan residents receiving unemployment because of COVID-19 have some good news from the Unemployment Insurance Agency. An estimated 910,000 claimants will start receiving their extra $300 in Lost Wages Assistance, provided by the CARES Act. The Unemployment Insurance Agency says it has a large volume of payments to process and expects workers to receive benefits over the next week…

Michigan Officials Report 924 New COVID-19 Cases, 17 Deaths

Michigan health officials are reporting 924 new cases of the coronavirus and 17 additional COVID-19 deaths. Michigan now has 109,519 total confirmed coronavirus cases and 6,569 COVID-19 deaths. Wednesday the state was at 108,595 confirmed cases with 6,552 deaths. The state is now providing weekly updates on the number of people who have recovered from COVID-19. These numbers will be…

Gov. Whitmer Signs New Order Extending State of Emergency

On Thursday, Governor Whitmer signed an executive order extending the state of emergency until October 1. The state of emergency should not be confused with the stay-at-home order that was lifted in June. State of emergencies allow the governor to issue orders that place restrictions like mask wearing or limiting capacities at restaurants. “Last week, Michigan surpassed 100,000 cases and families…