Stories tagged: "families"


Foraging Tips to Help Michiganders Find True Morel Mushrooms

While May is Michigan’s “Morel Month,” the actual fruiting period begins in late April and goes until mid-June. Before heading out to hunt, it’s important to know how to identify any wild mushroom before eating it.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks to members of the National Guard. (Governor Gretchen Whitmer via Facebook)
Whitmer Signs New Legislation to Expand Voting Rights for Michigan Military Members Overseas

New signed bipartisan legislation in Michigan will ensure that absentee ballots from military and overseas voters are counted up to six days after an election.

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Strap In for More High Gas Prices! Here’s What You Should Know.

Michigan families should strap in for high prices at the pump and supermarket, even as proposals are floated to alleviate some costs.

Michigan Sleepaway Camps: 14 Summer Camps Your Kids Would Love

Michiganders are known for their epic camping getaways. Teach your child to love their time in nature with these character-building summer camps. MICHIGAN—School’s almost out for the summer, but in Michigan’s diverse outdoor landscapes, the learning has just begun. With breathtaking natural wonders that include beaches and forests, Michigan is one of the best places...

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$100 Staycations: Michigan’s 9 Best Budget-Friendly Escapes

Pure Michigan vacations done need to break the bank. We rounded up the best inexpensive travel for winter 2021-22.

Michigan Sleepaway Camps: 14 Summer Camps Your Kids Would Love

Michiganders are known for their epic camping getaways. Teach your child to love their time in nature with these character-building summer camps. MICHIGAN—School’s almost out for the summer, but in Michigan’s diverse outdoor landscapes, the learning has just begun. With breathtaking natural wonders that include beaches and forests, Michigan is one of the best places...

The crew of an Air Force C-17 begins to unload a plane load of baby formula at the Indianapolis International Airport in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 22, 2022.  (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Military Plane Carrying 78,000 Pounds of Baby Formula Arrives in US Under Biden’s Operation Fly Formula 

The shipment is just the first of many, and is enough to provide for 9,000 babies and 18,000 toddlers for one week, according to US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.