Mid Michigan Health Courtesy photo.
Mark your calendars if you want an afternoon filled with wine, chocolate and bras.
MidMichigan Health is teaming up with businesses in Clare County to host “Bras for a Cause”. It’s an event raising money for women’s health care services.
Millie Jezior is with Mid Michigan Health. She said people can decorate bras for auction and the money goes towards breast cancer prevention. Read more
A group of immigrant children set for a brief stay in Bay City are expected to arrive later this month. Just in time for a decision by the city commission on whether to welcome them. Read more
Photo courtesy of Mary Dunckel.
If you can’t bring the shopper to the farm, bring the farmer to the grocery store.
This is the idea of a Michigan program connecting shoppers with local farmers.
The Faces of Michigan Farmers initiative is a program that brings volunteer farmers into local supermarkets. Read more
You might be a redneck… if you sign up for the Redneck Games.
There is such a thing – in Gladwin County. The Chamber there is hosting it’s first ever Redneck Games later this month.
It’s a two-day contest where adults and kids alike compete in unique activities. Read more
A new bike trail is expected to debut next fall in central Michigan.
Officials say the proposed path would extend from Clare to Alma and connect two existing trails: the Pere Marquette and Fred Meijer Heartland trails.
The path is proposed to run more than 40 miles through Clare, Isabella and Gratiot Counties. It would largely run parallel to US-127. Read more
Pictured above: Dann McCarthy, whom “Dann’s House” is named after. Photo Credit: www.stoneshouse.org.
A northern Michigan non profit has opened a new housing facility for individuals struggling with homelessness and alcoholism. But in an unusual twist, residents are allowed to consume as much alcohol in the home as they want.
The city of Mount Pleasant is looking ahead after approving changes to the city’s fireworks policy this week. The move was prompted by complaints this summer from city residents. Read more
Blueberries are ripe for the picking in the Upper Peninsula.
Traverse City Light and Power has an offer on the table from a private company to purchase the city-owned utility.
The local water emergency in Bay County has been lifted, after officials discovered the source of a leak that was discharging 5 million gallons of water every 12 hours.