More scandal today for Aramark, the company that provides food for Michigan's prisons.
A former food supervisor in a Northern Michigan prison is being charged for allegedly trying to hire one prisoner to assault another prisoner, who had reportedly killed one of the supervisor's relatives.
Michael R. Young worked at the Kinross Correctional Facility in Chippewa County.
Small-town movie theaters are in a fight for their lives.
Hollywood studios are phasing out 35-millimeter film in favor of going digital. This means theaters are feeling the pressure to spend thousands of dollars to upgrade their facilities, or be forced to close their doors.
One such theater is The Rialto, about to mark its 100th anniversary in Grayling.
Jordan Stancil's great-grandfather founded the Rialto Theater in 1915.
The Rialto ran a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise money to upgrade its systems, and Stancil tells us they raised over $100,000 with the support of current and former residents of Grayling.
A bill meant to improve teacher evaluations across Michigan has cleared the state Senate.
Similar legislation never got out of the Senate last year. Bill sponsor state Sen. Phil Pavlov, R-St. Clair, says Senate Bill 103 relies less on state standardized tests to evaluate teachers and administrators.