Stories tagged: "Macomb County"


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In Stressful Times, Child Tax Credit Lights Up Lives of Macomb County Kids

The child tax credit had kids in this Macomb neighborhood running into the streets with wonder and excitement. Here's why.

Looking down from Fort Mackinac on Mackinac Island with a view of rolling grassy hill to the port at the Straits of Mackinac between Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.
‘The Greatest Bass Fishing in the World’: Michigan Plans Historic Investment in Public Parks

In communities like St. Clair Shores, the outdoors are a way of life and a source of income for many. A historic investment would put money back into local parks to invest in communities and support jobs. 

Jessica Barrow with her goddaughter Cerenity.
Love, Loss, and Becoming More Human: One Macomb Woman’s COVID-19 Journey

Michigander Jessica Barrow, 33, released three balloons this year for those she lost; each with lessons along the way.

Photos from Macomb County on Election Day.
Michigan Is a Linchpin in the 2020 Election. What Motivated Voters in the Mitten?

From Macomb to Washtenaw, southeast Michigan voter turnout exploded in 2020. Many of those voters sought a different path for Michigan's future.

Nikki Schueller inserts her absentee voter ballot into a drop box in Troy, Mich., Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Suburban Michiganders Swing to Biden After Economic Crisis

A struggling economy has given Trump-supporting Michiganders "buyers remorse" in an area he desperately needs to win re-election.

Michigan’s Battlegrounds: Confessions of Voter Hoping to Swing Macomb County

“It’s not as red as they always say. We are quieter, but we are here," says Macomb Township Ph.D student Andrea Geralds.