Friday, April 10, 2020 - 1:26pm
Ann Arbor residents wait in line to purchase groceries during the COVID-19 pandemic at Meijer.

According to a statement from Meijer, at least three stores across the state have had team members test positive for COVID-19.

Among these are store locations in Grandville and Cedar Springs, as well as one near Ann Arbor, Mich., on Jackson Road.

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 11:39am
The field hospital planned by Michigan Medicine has not opened yet.

After Michigan Medicine announced last week that it would be opening a field hospital in an indoor track facility on the University of Michigan’s athletic campus, no further measures have been taken to open up the facility for COVID-19 patients in Washtenaw County. 

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 4:21pm
MDining announced that students with meal plans will receive reimbursement for meals lost due to COVID-19.

According to an email sent to The Daily by University spokesman Rick Fitzgerald, University of Michigan students with meal plans will be reimbursed for meal credits lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Students will receive dining credits equal to their current unused meals and Dining Dollars to be used when classes resume.

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 11:56am
Interim provost Susan Collins made an announcement to students Friday morning elaborating on the university’s grading policy for the winter term.

In an email sent to students Friday morning, Interim Provost Susan Collins provided updates to students on grading plans for the remainder of the winter semester. 

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 5:37pm
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at a press conference on Friday.

Ten days after the first case of coronavirus was reported in the state, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivered an update from the State Emergency Operations Center Friday afternoon on the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 12:57pm
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Local police were notified of reports of an armed person in a home on the 400 block of North State Street in Ann Arbor Friday afternoon, the University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security announced in an alert sent to students at about 12:50 p.m. The Ann Arbor Police Department is responding to the incident.

AAPD told The Michigan Daily they have no comment at this point on the developing situation. 

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 3:16pm
Stephen Ross announces $100 million donation to the University's Detroit Center for Innovation.

Billionaire Stephen M. Ross announced Friday his plans to donate $100 million towards the construction of the Detroit Center for Innovation, a University of Michigan research and education center to be built in Metro Detroit. 

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 12:30pm
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In an email sent to students Wednesday afternoon, Tilly Shames, executive director of Hillel at the University of Michigan, shared the news of the death of Business sophomore Ezra Seegull earlier this week. 
 
“Ezra was a dear friend to so many in our Hillel community, co-leader of the Hillel Outdoor Adventure group, participant in the 2018 Freshmen Retreat and a part of the 2019 Freshman Retreat leadership and planning team,” Shames wrote.
 
Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 7:11pm
County Prosecutor candidate Eli Savit presents his platform at the Arrowwood Community Center Sunday afternoon.

Three candidates for Washtenaw County prosecutor spoke to a group of about 60 community members regarding the upcoming election for county prosecutor at the Arrowwood Community Center in Ann Arbor on Sunday afternoon.

Arrowwood Democratic Party hosted the event, which was moderated by Ann Arbor City Councilmembers Anne Bannister, D-Ward 1, and Jeff Hayner, D-Ward 1. 

Sunday, February 2, 2020 - 7:42pm
Making sure Iowans know the basic rules of caucusing is essential to candidates leading up to the first-in-the-nation event.

NORTH LIBERTY, IOWA — After Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential election, Ed and Jane Cranston, a married couple from North Liberty, Iowa, wanted to take action. The Cranstons decided they would begin by organizing what they call a “potluck insurgency”: a monthly get-together of Johnson County Democrats to talk about political issues and hear from selected speakers.