Longform Shelby Coolbaugh, administrative assistant for the Michigan Long Term Care Ombudsman Program (MLTCOP), and Salli Pung, state long term care omubdsman for MLTCOP.

Michigan ombudsman program advocates for residents in long-term care facilities

The Michigan Long Term Care Ombudsman Program improves quality of care and quality of life for people living in nursing homes, homes for the aged, and adult foster care homes. 

Feature Story Albany Drive in the springtime.

PHOTOS: How this unconventional traveler views home in Sterling Heights

Why this traveling musichead keeps coming back home. As he puts it: “I mean, I’m willing to live in a van three days a week so that I can keep my life here.”

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How Michigan universities are at the forefront of advancing AI technology

Artificial Intelligence offers enormous opportunities across industries, but universities in Michigan are aware of the need to implement the technology responsibly and are leading the charge on how to do so.

Development News Vacant for the past several years, the former school building at 219 N. Water St. will be redeveloped as affordable housing in downtown Owosso.

This century-old school building is being redeveloped as affordable housing in downtown Owosso

“Due to Venture’s continued commitment to the community, more affordable housing options will be available for the residents of Owosso and to those who want to make Owosso their new home,” says Owosso Mayor Robert J. Teich Jr.

Feature Story A Beautiful Me — Dress Repurposing

Youth at A Beautiful Me learn new skills, transform former dresses into new creations

At local nonprofit A Beautiful Me, teenage girls are creating new life for dresses not fit for sale through the emerge360 program, helping reduce textile waste while also gaining valuable new skills.

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The 906 Adventure Team program teaches life skills with mountain bikes and more

Marquette's 906 Adventure program helps teach children the skills they need for life -- on and off mountain bikes. The program’s focus is on developing and nurturing life skills and working together.

Feature Story West Ottawa High School Vice Principal and co-founder of I Am Academy was one of 112 nationwide finalists for the Remarkable Women award.

Lindsay Cherry is a 'Remarkable Woman'

I AM Academy co-founder and West Ottawa High School Vice Principal Lindsay Cherry was one of 112 "Remarkable Women" finalists. The Holland resident was flown to Los Angeles for a two-day celebration and awards ceremony.

Feature Story Cover art for The Accidentals' cover of Lianne La Havas' "Green and Gold."

The Accidentals return to Ann Arbor with an all-female covers album

Savannah "Sav" Madigan and Katie Larson, co-founders of the eclectic indie-folk-rock band, have had each other's backs through a number of major changes in recent years.

Development News Shady Lane Cellars is located at 9580 E. Shady Ln. in Suttons Bay.

Suttons Bay winery wins research grant to test new sustainable soft pesticides at vineyard

“With the SARE funds coming to Michigan, it will help the grape industry see first-hand how new approaches can help meet grower and winemaker needs in our climate,” says entomology researcher Dr. Rufus Isaacs of Michigan State University.

Innovation News Trees cut for AAPS' new Pathways to Success academic campus expansion.

AAPS to salvage cut trees for use in new construction

Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) and Ann Arbor-based Urban Ashes are collaborating to repurpose trees cut for AAPS' new Pathways to Success academic campus expansion.

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