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Michigan’s Most Popular Foreign Language Might Surprise You

Michigan’s Most Popular Foreign Language Might Surprise You

The current political climate may stigmatize immigrants from Arab nations and Spanish-speaking countries, but in the state of Michigan, those two foreign languages reign supreme. While Spanish is widely recognized…

New Program Aimed at Improving Michigan Recycling

New Program Aimed at Improving Michigan Recycling

AroundĀ 148 million peopleĀ have access to a plastic recycling program in the U.S.; that’s roughly 60% of the entire population of the country. But not every person — or even every…

Motivating Women To Weld, A Workshop Success In Northwestern Michigan College

Motivating Women To Weld, A Workshop Success In Northwestern Michigan College

The welding industry might be experiencing a workforce crisis soon as many of the skilled workers of the past begin to retire. There simply aren’t enough workers to replace them.…

Solar Panels Increasing In Efficiency, Michigan Wants To Reward Users

Solar Panels Increasing In Efficiency, Michigan Wants To Reward Users

Many homeowners are looking for ways to save energy, as a saving in energy means a lower utility bill for their homes. There are several ways that one can do…

99-Year-Old Michigan Couple Celebrates Their 80th Anniversary

99-Year-Old Michigan Couple Celebrates Their 80th Anniversary

In the United States, one in four adults falls every year, but in Grand Rapids, Michigan the only way two 99-year-olds are falling is for each other. On Sunday, June…

Arsonist Destroys Pontiac Middle School Roofing Materials

Arsonist Destroys Pontiac Middle School Roofing Materials

Fire was set to roofing materials meant for Pontiac Middle School in late May. While most residential fire and smoke damage comes in at a total of almost $4,172, this…

Michigan Nonprofits Find Ways to Recycle Invasive Plant Species Into Paper

Michigan Nonprofits Find Ways to Recycle Invasive Plant Species Into Paper

Americans create and dispose of up to 400 million tons of garbage every year, all of which ends up in landfills. The amount of garbage in landfills is needlessly high,…

Michigan Businesses See Growth With Innovative Roofing Options

Michigan Businesses See Growth With Innovative Roofing Options

A tough, long-lasting roof is extremely important for most consumers. One survey found that durability was the top priority for 88% of those looking to purchase a new roof, while…

State Government Focuses On Worker Safety With MDOT Initiative

State Government Focuses On Worker Safety With MDOT Initiative

The Michigan Department of Transportation is aiming to increase road worker safety, with 75 injuries reported in state work zones in 2016. This statistic is up from 69 injuries in…

New Map App Will Help Michigan Residents Access Art

New Map App Will Help Michigan Residents Access Art

Art is often viewed as a luxury, but we tend to forget it also has the power to heal — literally. For example, art and music therapy classes are often…

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