Stories tagged: "Lenawee County"

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The Pandemic Isolated Them, Now the Vaccine Is Bringing These Michiganders Back Together

For these lifelong friends in Lenawee County, the vaccine doesn't just bring safety, it brings company at the end of a lonely year.

A Daily Bread volunteer prepares food for pick-up in Adrian, Michigan.
Keep Going Michigan: How to Give Hungry Michiganders a Happy Holiday

In a city facing an especially hard winter for unhoused Michiganders, Daily Bread of Lenawee is showing how to give back this holiday season.

The Four Key Lessons to Learn From Election Day in Michigan

A lot more of Michigan is in play than conventional wisdom suggests. Where to go and how to win Michiganders over are the keys to success in 2024.

Mayor Heath of Adrian (left) apologized for posting signs banning things like eating or sleeping in parks (right) before the city commission even held a vote on the ordinance the sign referenced, banning activities targeting homeless people.
Adrian Unanimously Passes Bill Banning Public Eating Targeted at Homeless People

After two hours of debate, largely consisting of citizens opposing the ban, Adrian passed its controversial anti-camping ordinance.

Voters cast their Election Day ballots at a rural high school. (AP Photo/Janie Osborne)
The Rural Michigan Towns Proving That Every Vote Counts

Some elections in Michigan are decided by single-digit votes. These races remind voters how important each voice is.

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Michigan Town Seeks to Criminalize Homelessness, Sparking Constitutional Battle

A rural town's proposed "camping ban" would criminalize homelessness. These local leaders are fighting back.