Stories tagged: "family"


Lilliana, 9, (L, upper) and her little sister Zarah, 7, (R, lower) pose in front of the Christmas tree they've dedicated to the memory of their late mother, Jamie.
She Died Weeks After Giving Birth. Her Daughters Keep Her Memory Alive Through Their Christmas Tree.

Michigan mom Jamie Burda passed away too soon, but her family is working to keep her memory alive.

a man sitting in his bedroom sick with COVID-19 with no family around to help
How You Can Help and Remain Safe When a Family Member Has COVID

With COVID-19 cases surging across the country, chances are you might know someone who’s sick with the virus. Protect yourself while offering those close to you some much-needed care and comfort.

Social media accounts can give Michiganders insight about what's going on around the state, and inspiration to get involved.
24 Social Media Pages Michiganders Should Follow Right Now to Stay in the Know

From family to food, to discovering hidden Michigan gems, these sites will keep you informed.

(Michigan Office of the Governor via AP, Pool)
READ: Gov. Whitmer’s Tips for Keeping Michiganders Safe This Holiday Season

From shopping small to limiting large gatherings, these tips can help slow the spread of the coronavirus and keep local businesses going this season.

Kija Gray, left, and her mother Sonja E. James, voted together when Gray was growing up.
‘She Always Took Us’: Michigan Mother Makes Voting a Family Outing, Just Like Her Mother Did

When Detroit resident Kija Gray votes, she brings a new generation of voters with her to bring about change.

Everyday Michigander like Michigan State Rep. Sarah Anthony talked to The 'Gander about history, legacy, and what they need in a leader.
These Michiganders See Themselves—and a Hopeful Future—When They See Kamala Harris

From local leaders to growing families, voters in Michigan are celebrating a vice-presidential candidate who reflects what they stand for in a new way.

Four generations are aligned for the first time when it comes to voting in this year's election.
Op-Ed: My Michigan Family Was Divided at the Polls—Until President Trump

For the first time in my life, we’ll be four generations strong for the same candidate—but all for different reasons.