Stories tagged: "pandemic"

Ypsilantian Kathleen Tajer Stadtfeld designed these stones to celebrate frontline health care workers. Remember to follow her lead and put down some newspaper or other table covering before you get to work, or you'll get paint everywhere — good grief!
Michiganders Are Planting Painted Rocks Around the State to Uplift One Another During COVID

From local Michigan Facebook groups to the Detroit Historical Museum, painted rocks have attracted new interest — and taken new meaning.

Photos via Wayne State and Shutterstock
Here’s What Wayne State Is Giving Their Students to Make It Through Fall Semester

New technology will help students work from home and avoid crowds on campus.

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Michigan’s Casinos Are Reopening. These Are The New Rules High-Rollers Will Face There.

In addition to banning smoking, here’s how casinos will operate as Michigan enters its next phase of reopening.

Top: Both young and old Ypsilantians used chalk to collaborate on this display for Pride. (Photo courtesy of Matt Hamilton) Bottom: A furry friend takes in the rainbow decor. (Photo courtesy of Wendy Ws)
PHOTOS: Pride Is Adding Some Much Needed Color and Hope to This Michigan Community

Even a pandemic can’t stop Pride Month in Ypsilanti.

Photo via Pixabay
These Young Hackers And Leaders Are About To Tackle Detroit’s COVID-19 Woes

An “Under 30 Detroit Hackathon” is going virtual this year and taking on the coronavirus.

The number of figures (1000) illustrates just 1% of the official count of people who've died from COVID-19. Graphic via Desirée Tapia for COURIER
The U.S. Has Officially Passed 100,000 Deaths From Coronavirus. The Real Number Is Likely Much Higher.

The current death toll could actually be as high as 125,000 Americans, according to a New York Times analysis.

People help each other travel from one home to another using an inflatable raft on Oakridge Road on Wixom Lake, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 in Beaverton, 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)
WATCH: Massive Michigan Floods Force 10,000 From their Homes During the Pandemic

Midland is expected to be under nine feet of water by the day’s end.