With national nutrition month underway dietitians are offering tips for eating healthy.
The coyote population in Michigan is large, and with breeding season beginning, sightings are expected to increase.
Central Michigan University will begin offering a new graduate degree in the fall for students interested in the legal side of entrepreneurship.
According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa, more than 30 million people in the U.S. have an eating disorder. That includes anorexia, bulimia and binge eating.
Rachael Steil is an author and speaker, and an advocate for people with eating disorders. She said in college, she dealt with her own personal form of an eating disorder.
“I was in a big state of denial, which a lot of people are these days, because we this image of eating disorders of being someone who is super thin. Part of my goal is to break the stigma and show that eating disorders could be any weight or size.”
Steil said often, the best thing you can do to help someone with an eating disorder is listen. She said some signs of an eating disorder include isolation, strict dieting and overexercising.
Steil (style) will be speaking at Center of Hope Counseling on March 2nd.
Just a few years ago, consumers were willing to wait a few extra days for a package if shipping was free. Now, a new study says, customers have higher expectations, not only wanting free but faster shipping.
Officials say startup companies are now specializing in next day and same day delivery.
Brody Buhler is the global managing director for the post and parcel industry at Accenture. He said customers want free delivery, fast delivery and they want to be able to track the shipment in real time.
“I can see where the delivery agent is, when my delivery is going to come. I’m watching it all on my phone and then I can take action if something is not going to be right. I can ask them to bring it later or deliver it tomorrow.”
Buhler said investments in personalized and faster delivery services will continue to grow. He said we can expect to see online companies using autonomous cars and drone deliveries.
A local agency in Flint has received $200,000 to assist senior citizens in the area.
As anyone who lives in Michigan knows, the weather can turn on a dime. The latest weather shift is causing syrup producers to get an early start to their season.
Law enforcement officials say ice rescues are not unusual at this time of the year… but they would rather people avoid going on the ice altogether, than have to call for help.
Michael Boguth (bo-gith) is a meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Gaylord. He said ice fishermen need to take extreme precautions.
“If anyone is going to venture out ice fishing, please use extreme caution. You know with this warm up the ice is rapidly deteriorating. So please take your time and make sure you check that ice thickness.”
Officials said you should use the buddy system while out on the ice, have rope to use for rescues, and have a communication device to call for help.
But officials with the state health department say an ongoing probe into McLaren’s Flint hospital response to the disease outbreak will continue.
A Enbridge Energy report on the Line 5 pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac is raising concern among environmental groups, because it discusses portions of the line that may have lost their enamel coating, exposing the pipeline to corrosion.
A new report shows in Michigan the 150 largest Political Action Committees spent 48 million dollars on campaigns during the 2015-2016 election cycle.
Euchre… Tahquamenon… Ypsilanti… if you can pronounce any of those words you’re probably from Michigan. If you can’t, Michigan’s new pronunciation database is here to help.
Work on two riverside renovation projects in the city of Midland will begin this spring. The projects were approved Monday by the city council.
The state health department says it has documentation indicating that a Flint hospital’s internal water system was a source of deadly Legionella bacteria.
The Michigan state police awarded two million dollars to schools across the state to improve safety.
The president has also indicated that he could impose a 20 percent tariff on goods coming into the U-S from Mexico.
Economists and local manufacturers are speaking up about the potential impacts those changes might have.
New Hope Village is in the process of renovating a Midland county school into a homeless shelter for families and veterans.
The Genesee Intermediate School District will expand screenings for developmental disabilities in children potentially impacted by lead exposure due to the Flint water crisis.
The state has approved six and a half million dollars to expand existing programming for children age zero to three and expand the age range to be eligible for services to age five.
Steve Tunnicliff is the Associate Superintendent at the Genesee Intermediate School District. He said parents in the Genesee area can reach out to the school district to get connected with testing and other resources.
“One of the messages and the whole concept of ‘don’t wait, evaluate’ is there may not be any concerns, there may not be any problems, there may not be any delays. The purpose is to find that out now and if there are any concerns or delays to make sure we’re connecting families and providing the right resources.”
Tunnicliff said the goal is to make sure parents know that services are available.