4 Things To Know: Presidential Election Latest, 5 Bicyclists Killed In MI & MoreFrom the latest in the presidential race to a group of bicyclists struck and killed in Michigan, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, June 8.
Minnesotans To Bring Fresh Water To Flint, MichiganThe group RiseUp Minnesota is working to bring a U-Haul truck full of water to the Boys and Girls Club in Flint, Michigan.
Gopher Hockey Battles Michigan For Top Spot In Big TenThere's a big series in Big Ten hockey this week. Minnesota hosts Michigan for control of the conference race. The Gophers and Wolverines play a rare Thursday-Friday series, with both games at Mariucci Arena.
Report: Great Lakes States Need $80B For Water, Sewer FixesFederal regulators say nearly $80 billion is needed over the next 20 years to reduce sewage overflows and protect drinking water in the Great Lakes region.
Tesla Motors Applies To Sell, Service Cars In MichiganTesla says it's "committed to being able to serve its customers in Michigan and is working with the legislature to accomplish that."
MDH Warns Of Water Contamination In Aging Lead PipesUsually harmless chemicals are added to the water to protect the pipes from corrosion. In April 2014, Flint tapped into its own river for water, it wasn't properly treated and stripped lead from pipes.
Nienstedt Leaves Michigan Diocese Amid Parish TurmoilA priest is leaving a Battle Creek parish as some members of the southwestern Michigan diocese became angered to learn that he led a Minnesota archdiocese during a clergy sex abuse scandal.
Good Question: How Does Lead Get Into Our Water?On Tuesday, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder apologized for the water crisis in Flint. So far, at least 100 children have been found with high lead levels in their blood after drinking the contaminated city water. So, how does lead get into our water? Good Question.
Archbishop Nienstedt Leaving Minnesota For A Michigan DioceseFormer Archbishop John Nienstedt, who resigned from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis after it was charged with failing to protect children from a priest convicted of child sex abuse, is moving out of Minnesota.
Budget Bill Won't Have Wolf Management Returning To Minn.A proposal that would have taken gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region and Wyoming off the endangered list did not make it into a massive year-end congressional tax and spending package, an omission welcomed Wednesday by groups that support maintaining federal protections for the predators.
Biologists Call For Continued Protection Of Great Lakes Wolves A group of scientists is taking issue with colleagues who want the federal government to remove gray wolves in the Great Lakes region from the endangered species list.
Suspect In Mich. Homicide Arrested In Northern MinnesotaAuthorities in northern Minnesota say they’ve arrested a man wanted in Michigan in connection to an arson and homicide.