Stories tagged: "mid-Michigan"

Everyone in This Tiny Michigan Town Knows the Same Catchy Song—Thanks to One Teacher

“The Keyboard Song” is as catchy as any Top-40 track. And it just might make you a better typist as well.

There's no shortage of ice cream in Michigan this summer.
Get the Scoop on 50+ Michigan Ice Cream Shops and Creameries

July is National Ice Cream Month. And in Michigan, that’s a pretty big deal.

20 Independently Owned Michigan Craft Stores to Explore This Summer

Michigan is the land of fur traders, lumberjacks, and miners. We’ve always been known for creating with skilled hands. So it’s not surprising that arts and crafts — and the stores that provide them — play an important role in our state’s culture.

Photo Courtesy Of Kim McNabb/Dansville High School
‘Triumphant Return’: The Sound of Being Back in School for One Michigan Community

At Dansville High School, the band is back together. And they have a special set arranged for their “triumphant return.”

Water rushes through the Edenville Dam, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 in Edenville, Mich. People living along two mid-Michigan lakes and parts of a river have been evacuated following several days of heavy rain that produced flooding and put pressure on dams in the area. (Katy Kildee/Midland Daily News via AP)
Congress: We Need to Know Why Midland County’s Edenville Dam Failed

Michigan Reps. Debbie Dingell and Fred Upton say the inquiry is critical for cities with highly hazardous dams.

Artifacts rescued from the Doan History Center in Midland. (Photo via GoFundMe)
Why Midland’s History Won’t Be Lost To Floodwaters

Flooding in Mid-Michigan has left wreckage in its wake. The Historical Society of Michigan is ensuring that Midland’s history isn’t lost among it.

Photo courtesy of Gov. Whitmer's office
Gov. Whitmer Demands Answers From Midland Flooding

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer toured the devastation calling for answers on the broken dams that left more than 11,000 Michiganders displaced during a pandemic.