Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. EDT

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an early-morning shooting outside a nightclub near the campus of Western Michigan University left three people injured. Kalamazoo Public Safety says officers responded about 1:20 a.m. Friday to reports of gunfire and found a large crowd, including two people with apparent gunshot wounds. Another person showed up at a hospital with a gunshot wound. They’re reported to be in stable condition. A male suspect in a yellow Chevrolet Camaro was seen leaving the area.

ISHPEMING, Mich. (AP) — Santa’s Workshop in the Upper Peninsula will be rebuilt after a devastating fire, thanks to the generosity of the public, especially a former Ishpeming resident with warm childhood memories. The Mining Journal reports that Tim Easterwood offered to pay the full cost of rebuilding the small structure. Authorities say a fire last weekend probably was intentionally set. The workshop gives families a place to visit Santa Claus between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s largest brewery is being sold to a Spanish partner. Founders Brewing in Grand Rapids has informed state regulators that Mahou San Miguel Group will have a 90% stake in the brewer by January. Mahou San Miguel, based in Madrid, acquired a 30% stake in Founders in 2014. Founders says Mike Stevens and Dave Engbers, who co-founded the brewery in 1997, will each retain a 5% share and “have no intention of leaving.”

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A top Democratic lawmaker says Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposed 45-cents-a-gallon fuel tax increase is dead in the Republican-led Legislature. House Minority Leader Christine Greig said Thursday that with majority Republicans vehemently opposing the 45-cent plan, there are alternative ways to raise revenue without having to increase the gas tax by as much.