Community Development

Feature StoryWilliam Butler is prepared to get his blood drawn at HUDA by his nurse, Val Gamble. Butler has been coming to HUDA for his health care needs since he lost his health insurance four years ago.

How once-vacant sites are becoming hubs for health equity in Michigan


Feature StoryYpsilanti Mobile Farm Stand patron Robert Henderson.
Feature StoryLee Township resident Judy Wirtz confers with community health worker Jerry Burton.
Feature StoryFarm to school
Feature StoryLarry Bell Owner of Bell's Brewery and Eccentric Cafe.
Innovation NewsThe streets of downtown Boyne City.
Feature StoryAllison Keessen reads during storytime at the North Muskegon Branch Library.

What Muskegon County is doing to help kids read


Feature StoryLandscaping in the new Heritage Plaza includes native plants.
In The NewsTraverse City, Michigan.

Traverse City highlighted by Memphis Daily News


Feature StoryRob Bacigalupi in front of the Midtown Development

Northern cities respond to demand to live downtown


Feature StoryChris Dorman plays near the kids tent.

Harvest Gathering is more than a music festival


Feature StoryDan Majerle as coach at Grand Canyon University.

Cool jobs: I'm a professional athlete


In The NewsWho's ready for some football?

No glamour: Semi-pro football in Traverse City is about love of the game


Feature StoryVolunteers from Boyne City gather during the Main Street conference.

Boyne City Main Street visits Detroit


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Eat. Learn. Frolic. That's how kids should enjoy the day.


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Helping schools raise funds in conjunction with local farms