Michelle Jokisch Polo is WKAR's Bilingual Latinx Stories Reporter.

Avian flu outbreak forces major layoffs at Michigan’s largest poultry farm

One of the nation’s top egg producers and the biggest poultry farm in Michigan is laying off a third of...

Whitmer announces federal funding to boost Michigan’s green initiatives

Michigan is receiving funding from the federal government for projects aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer made...

MSU approves $335M medical research center in Detroit

Michigan State University’s Board of Trustees approved the construction of a new biomedical research center in Detroit at its meeting...

‘He was a peacemaker’: Parents of Patrick Lyoya want son remembered for more than fatal police shooting

  It’s been nearly a month since the death of Patrick Lyoya. A Grand Rapids police officer killed the Congolese...

Protesters gather in Lansing to protest the death of Patrick Lyoya

Demonstrators marched to the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing Thursday protesting the killing of Patrick Lyoya by a Grand Rapids...

‘Just kind of bracing for the worst possible scenario’: Michigan inmates worry as omicron spreads

Mallorie Wilson-Strat is serving a life sentence at the Women’s Huron Valley Correctional Facility since her conviction in 2012. Despite...