Micah Walker, The Marion Star

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Recent articles by Micah:

St. Mary School: Reopening for in-person classes, no online option

The Catholic elementary and middle school stated it will have a full day of classes five days a week. → Read More

River Valley Local Schools: In-person, online classes are choices for students

Like other districts in the area, students will have the option of going to school physically or remotely. → Read More

Ridgedale Local Schools: Still hopeful for in-person school this fall

Students and their families will be offered two options when they go back to school: in-person or remote learning. → Read More

Marion man arrested after 911 call leads to dead body

The Marion County Dispatch Center received a call Tuesday from Jonathan Welch, who said he had killed a man. → Read More

Committee advances social justice resolution to full Marion City Council

During a meeting Monday, the Legislation and Codes Committee approved the resolution to be reviewed by City Council. → Read More

Marion City Schools switching to hybrid model for reopening

MCS' original reopening plan gave families the option of online or in-person classes. Now the district will implement a hybrid model this fall. → Read More

Michigan board was mysteriously abolished — and he's fighting to bring it back

The Disability Concerns Commission, which was a part of the then-Division on Deaf and Hard of Hearing, was abolished in 2012. → Read More

Wahlburgers in Taylor closing, new restaurant to take its place

The Wahlburgers restaurant, located at 21200 Penn Street, will close Jan. 22. The burger joint will then reopen in Woodhaven this summer. → Read More

Reports: Novi toddler died of knife wound to the neck

According to the Oakland County Medical Examiner's Office, the death was caused by an incised wound to the neck that was made by the toddler's mother. → Read More

Detroit police searching for 3 suspects after 45-year-old man is fatally shot

The incident happened around 7:35 p.m. Saturday on the 20000 block of Strasburg near State Fair Avenue on the city's east side. → Read More

Detroit Metro extends program to allow visitors through security

The Destination Pass Program, which was scheduled to end Jan. 5, has been extended indefinitely. → Read More

6 people hospitalized after house explodes on Detroit's west side

The six people were transported to Detroit Receiving Hospital with second and third-degree burns. Two victims also suffered from smoke inhalation. → Read More

Mother of dead toddler in Novi has 'history of mental health issues,' officials say

Police and firefighters were called to the 50000 block of Sevilla Circle Friday after a man came home to find his wife and toddler violently injured. → Read More

Officials: 75-100 gallons of petroleum product may have entered Warren drain

The search for the source came up inconclusive Saturday, said the Macomb County Public Works Office. → Read More

Zack, the 30-pound cat, adopted from Michigan Humane Society

After putting up Zack for adoption on New Year's Eve, the Michigan Humane Society announced Friday on its Twitter page that Zack has been adopted. → Read More

Lockdown lifted at Ascension St. John Hospital in Detroit after threats

Detroit police said the incident happened due to a psychiatric patient at the hospital attempting to leave. → Read More

Sex offender caught trespassing at Royal Oak ice arena, police say

The 60-year-old signed in at the front desk under a fake name and entered the youth locker room, police said. → Read More

Suspect wanted for doing donuts on I-94 turns himself in

Devin Cronk, a 22-year-old from Allen Park, surrendered to police Thursday. He is in custody at the Detroit Detention Center. → Read More

Sleeping Bear Dunes to offer Fee Free Days in 2020

The National Park Service recently announced five select dates where visitors can enter national parks for free. → Read More

Hashtag Lunchbag serves up food and messages for the homeless

More than 35 volunteers prepared bagged lunches for the homeless, consisting of a sandwich, a bottle of water, fruit and a granola bar. → Read More