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How one vet found his passion in Kuwait and brought it home to mid-Michigan Read Article

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Feature StoryA girl gets ready to throw a soccer ball at PEAK after school program in Mt. Pleasant

It takes a community to run an after school program

Peak provides after school and summer child care for residents through the support of community partners. In turn, they're teaching kids how to give back to that same community. 

Feature StoryMatthew Bosko works in his shop

For one master craftsman, woodwork bridges past and future

Matthew Bosko sees faith, family, community, and woodworking as the pieces of one puzzle: a life well-lived. 

Feature StoryAn employee at work at Bandit Industries outside Remus, Michigan

Bandit Industries is betting the future on trust - and the people who made them what they are today

Thirty-five years in, Isabella County's Bandit Industries is giving back to the employees who have given it their all.

Feature StoryMile Marker 29 on the MidMichigan Bike Pathway

Q&A with the CMU student who rode his bike 4000 miles for charity

John Maus fell in love with cycling for the freedom it gave him as a teen. Now he rides to give kids with heart problems a lifetime of freedom.

Feature StoryInside Burch Tank & Truck's new laser cutting machine

These mid-Michigan innovators are helping battle wild fires

Unlike others in the industry, Burch Tank & Truck isn't afraid of a challenge. That's how they ended up building custom aviation fuel tankers that are helping fire fighters battle wild blazes out west. 

Feature StoryJeff Eddington, Head Brewer

How one vet found his passion in Kuwait and brought it home to mid-Michigan

When a fellow serviceman received some yeast packets in the mail in Kuwait, Jeff Eddington used them to ferment peach syrup leftover from his dinner. Now, he's the head brewer for a growing regional brewery. 

Feature StorySecond generation barber Bill Cook inside Bob's Barbershop

Over sixty years later, Bob's Barbershop continues to thrive

Bill Cook spent thirty-five years working alongside his father Bob. Today, their family barbershop continues to thrive -- one donut, one haircut, and one conversation at a time.

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At CMURC, a lifeline and community for central Michigan entrepreneurs

Why go to Shark Tank when you can get the business support you need right here, in Mt. Pleasant?

Feature StoryClassrooms at Morey FlexTech include open seating

Focused and flexible: Mid-Michigan students enjoy more options in 2018-19

From project-based learning to skilled trades training, Isabella county students have more educational options than ever before, and their good fortune is a potential boon for the region's future economy. 

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