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Finch Forever collaboration with Detroit City Distillery sells out within a monthThe story behind Tim Otteman’s latest endeavor

Discover the story behind Tim Otteman's latest endeavor connecting CMU’s Recreation, Parks, and Leisure program with Detroit City Distillery. This innovative partnership not only raises funds for students, but exemplifies the power of collaboration, storytelling, and community engagement—where every bottle tells a tale of heritage, connection, and the spirit of giving back.

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Michigan's stretch of the Marquette Greenway moves forward

The Marquette Greenway will connect New Buffalo in southwestern Michigan to Chicago. The 60-mile pathway will follow the Lake Michigan shoreline and connect to lakefront amenities. 

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John Glenn High School team is one of 20 to qualify for the Nickless Innovation Award competition

John Glenn High School team to compete for scholarships during the 11th annual Nickless Innovation Award competition on Sat., April 20  

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Downtown Farmington announces plans for new park at historic site

“This project is a great example of bringing historic and modern elements together for the benefit of a community,” says Dan Gilmartin, CEO and Executive Director of the Michigan Municipal League. “A historic area will now also include modern amenities and a universally accessible design to ensure that everyone can enjoy the space and have the opportunity to foster connections with those around them.” 

Longform Dr. Theresa Hastert (right) helped develop the Michigan Community Outreach to Address Financial Toxicity (MI-COST). Ali Fakih (left) is a research assistant with MI-COST, and Cornelius Wilson (center) sits on its Community Advisory Board.

Here's how Michigan organizations are working to reduce cancer treatment's crushing financial burden

In Michigan, several efforts are underway to help cancer patients prepare for, manage, and alleviate the financial struggles associated with treatment.

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Farms are growing in Washtenaw County even as they decline nationwide. Here's why.

A decline in food-producing farms has continued in Michigan for many years since the '50s, but the trend reversed in Washtenaw County starting around 2012.

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MiCareerQuest connects 8,000 students with hands-on exploration into future career opportunities

Over 8,000 middle and high school students across West Michigan had the opportunity to experience more than 300 high-demand careers first-hand at this year's MiCareerQuest.

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U.P.'s national parks push green initiatives

The U.P.'s three national parks along Lake Superior are part of broader effort to use greener energy sources to help reduce the effects of climate change. 

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