Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT
WYOMING, Mich. (AP) — A 5-year-old Michigan boy had a craving for McDonald’s but his grandmother was sleeping so he called 911 and made a request. WZZM-TV in Grand Rapids reports Iziah Hall of Wyoming asked the dispatcher April 14 “Can you bring me McDonald’s?” Dispatcher Sara Kuberski says she told him no but reached out to police. Officer Dan Patterson stopped at McDonald’s and picked up an order on his way to check on the home. He says when he arrived the boy asked him to leave because “grandma’s gonna be so mad.”
DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is netting key support from the business community and some Republican lawmakers for her large-scale plans to provide debt-free tuition to high school graduates and older adults who want to learn new job skills. The development is a boost for one of the Democrat’s signature policy goals _ increasing the number of working-age adults with a postsecondary degree or certificate to 60% by 2030, from 45% now.
KALKASKA, Mich. (AP) — A northern Michigan village wants to sell a portion of its taxpayer-owned land for the development of medical marijuana facilities. The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports that Kalkaska leaders voted this month to list nearly 10 acres for sale. The land is located within the industrial district, which is already zoned for medical marijuana businesses. Village officials have hired real estate brokers to market the properties to the burgeoning medical marijuana industry.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Grand Rapids police say a man in his 20s is dead and a woman was injured in a shooting at a large party in Grand Rapids. Police say officers responded after hearing gunshots at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday. Police say officers arrived on scene to find the deceased man and woman who was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police say investigators received little cooperation or information despite the large number of people at the party.