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This New Bill Would Let Michiganders Get Nursing Degrees at Community Colleges

Michigan has a nursing shortage, and burnout is higher than ever. This creative approach could attract more people to the profession.

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11 Small Michigan Businesses That Are Community Anchors

From bikes to bites to gifts to thrift, these community-minded small businesses will keep your money local.

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‘Dirt Road Is Worse’: Michigan’s Once Smooth Rides Have Become Nearly Impassable. How Can They Be Fixed?

Nancy Slater started her own Facebook group to draw attention to road conditions in her neighborhood. Will the roads finally be repaired?

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How the Revival of Michigan’s ‘Birds of Fire’ Shows We Can Save Endangered Species

From birds to butterflies to wolves, Michigan creatures once on the brink of extinction are coming back. Here's how.

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‘Era of Empowerment’: From a Lineage of Leaders, Chippewa Chairperson Steps Up in Michigan

Tribal chairperson Aaron Payment was once a high school dropout. Now, the White House has turned to his tribe as an example for how to foster education within Indigenous communities. 

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Once a ‘Middle Class Ticket,’ Mining’s Unsure Future Raises Questions for the UP

As natural deposits run low, Yoopers are still turning to their mining past for inspiration for what the region’s future could look like.

Nolan Senecal shows off his vaccination card after receiving his first shot Monday, November 8.
‘No Big Deal’: This 8-Year-Old Just Got Vaccinated. His Mom Explains Why.

Nolan is ready to get back to business—like speech therapy, in-person school, and trampoline parks. But first, he got his vaccine.