Stories tagged: "Michigan"


Program Aims to Alleviate Stress, Prevent Suicides Among MI First Responders

A new program developed by Wayne State University provides resources to Michigan first responders to alleviate post-traumatic stress disorder and other work-related mental health challenges.

Forecast: Cold, Snowy Winter Could Hit Michiganders in Their Wallets

Forecasters are predicting extreme cold and wet weather for Michigan and the upper Midwest this winter, and experts warn that high energy bills could come with it.

The Austin Blair Statue, erected in 1895, in front of the Michigan State Capitol building. (Shaun Pavone/Shutterstock)
Flip of Michigan Legislature Highlights Role of Fair Maps

An Associated Press analysis of election data indicates that Michigan's new state legislative districts reduced the built-in advantage Republicans had enjoyed over the last decade. It shows that gerrymandering can affect the balance of power in legislatures and, ultimately, the policies they pursue.

Michigan Winters are the 3rd ‘Most Miserable’ in America

Thrillist ranked every state by how miserable its winters are, and Michigan landed at a respectable #3.

Erosion on Lake Michigan due to climate change. (Image via Shutterstock)
The Best and Worst Places to Live in the Midwest—Ranked by Climate Change Risk

While no state is immune to the impacts of climate change, some are certainly more “climate-safe” than others. And in the Midwest, a region well-versed in weather extremes, Michigan is a notable bright spot.

6 Card Games That Michiganders Just Can’t Seem to Stop Playing

Card games are always in style—especially in the colder months when you’re looking to stay warm inside. And you can never go wrong with six card games that all Michiganders seem to love.

8 Michigan Cider Mills Worth Checking Out This Fall

Whether you like it hot or cold, hard or not, these Michigan orchards are working to bring you high-quality local cider.