Stories tagged: "COVID Economy"


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Help for the Holidays: A Michigan Family’s Guide to Pandemic Assistance

The holidays aren't always easy. If you're in need of a helping hand, these resources can provide assistance with food, utilities, and even toys.

Here’s What Michigan Frontline Workers Learned During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Whether it’s using the time to refocus on old hobbies or learning how to adjust to what life throws at you, Michiganders learned a lot during COVID-19. Here are some of those lessons. 

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Michigander Took Second Job to Make Ends Meet During Pandemic

Christopher Schultz had to get a second job to make ends meet during COVID until federal stimulus money kicked in.

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Why MSU’s Empty Cafeterias Show Gen Z, Others Are Looking for Different Workstyles

Just step inside the dining halls at Michigan State, and you’ll see a trend across the state: People aren’t returning to work. That’s despite a good economy.

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Michigan’s Smallest Hospitals Face Uphill Battles During Pandemic. New Grant Money Aims to Help.

The COVID-19 pandemic nearly buried Michigan’s rural hospitals. Grand funding is helping to pull them out. 

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How Local Vaccine Rates Shape Michigan’s Economic Future

Until the people are well, the economy won’t be either. Here’s the advice of one expert from Alma College. 

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Six Generations and Counting: A Story of Michigan’s Dairy Farms

Michigan’s dairy industry is one of the strongest in the country. Fighting through the pandemic, family farms are helping fight hunger.