Development News Tawny Ryan Nelb is the owner of Nelb Archival Consulting, Inc.

Profile Q&A w/Tawny Ryan Nelb-Part 2

In this Profile Q&A, during Women’s History Month, we connect again with Tawny Ryan Nelb, an award winning archivist, who lives in Midland.  She offers some advice on preserving your organization or family’s history.

Development News The series of STEM-based adventures provides educational, engaging entertainment for kids and families during seasonal and holiday breaks.

STEM Staycations encourage families to explore locally this spring break

Spring break means travel for many families, but a regional campaign, STEM Staycation Promotions, is tailored to those who are looking to explore locally.   

Feature Story Lou E. Loon is the mascot of the Great Lakes Loons.

Loons hope to make more memories in 2023

The Great Lakes Loons are just two weeks away from opening their baseball season with a focus on creating a great experience for fans.  

Longform  Check-in area of St. Clair Community Mental Health in Port Huron.

Michigan community mental health agencies recognize families' role in treatment

Michigan's CMHs rely on families to help recovery and ensure that people function at their highest level.

Development News Akilah Senior is the owner of Prim Sage Boutique.

Prim Sage Boutique provides an upscale shopping experience

Prim Sage Boutique in downtown Midland, offers local shoppers an upscale boutique experience. The store, which opened last November, specializes in business casual attire, selling women's fancy blouses, dresses and a small section of menswear. 

Development News Tawny Ryan Nelb is the owner of Nelb Archival Consulting, Inc.

Profile Q&A with Tawny Ryan Nelb

In this Profile Q&A, during Women’s History Month, we introduce you to Tawny Ryan Nelb, an archivist, who makes her home here in Midland. History has been the focus of her career and life.  

Feature Story Fresh, handmade pizza straight from the oven at Pizza Sam's.

Gus Wojda keeps Pizza Sam’s cooking, open now for 63 years

Pizza Sam’s has been family-run since 1960. While they’ve experimented with different menu items over the years, their family values and commitment to the community haven’t changed. Neither has their crust or sauce recipe.  

Partner Content The Greater Flint Health Coalition’s work in gardens grew out of its SNAP-Ed direct education programming like Fresh Conversations and Rec-Connect™, pictured here at Burton Senior Activity Center.

Gardens growing change in Flint

The Greater Flint Health Coalition delivers nutrition and physical activity education with SNAP-Ed direct education programming to residents, including senior citizens, across Flint and Genesee County. 

Development News The sauce for the coney dogs is made from scratch at U.S. Coney and Cone.

New restaurant in Midland features coney dogs and ice cream

Andy & Nathan’s U.S.Coney & Cone has become a hot spot for Midland diners since it opened in early January. The brick and mortar restaurant serves coney dogs, sandwiches, burgers, ice cream, shakes, malts, and more.


Feature Story A highlight of Young Eagles Day is when pilots take young people for a ride in the sky.

Barstow Airport and EAA promote aviation

Through a variety of program and events, the local EAA chapter increases interest in aviation and the use of Barstow Airport.  

Longform Conversations about hard topics like suicide can help prevent it.

Here's how Michigan's community mental health agencies are helping prevent youth suicide

Summit Pointe, Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan, and other community mental health agencies provide youth access to services that help them overcome suicidal thoughts and self-harming actions.

Development News Midland Mall Comic Con and Dinosaurs will be held Sat-Sun, March 4 & 5.

Midland Mall Comic Con and Dinosaurs invites families for playful fun

The Midland Mall Comic Con and Dinosaurs returns March 4 & 5, inviting families for free fun, games, cosplay contests, dino digs, artists, authors, vendors, superhero stations, and more.

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Improving internet access in Midland County

Collaboration is one of the keys for the local committee working to make the internet more accessible in underserved areas.

Feature Story Butterflies from our four continents are featured.

Butterflies, Maple Syrup & More

Looking for things to do in Midland in March? Catalyst shares some ideas

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MYPros offers opportunity for crowdfunding support

The MBA and MYPros are accepting applications for their Community Crowdfund to support a local business.   

Development News Dr. Kathy Dollard is the director of the behavioral health service line at MyMichigan Health.

Profile Q & A with Dr. Kathy Dollard, MyMichigan Behavioral Health

The recent tragic event at Michigan State University has again put the focus on the welfare of our children. Dr. Kathy Dollard, head of Behavioral Health at MyMichigan, shares her thoughts.  

Feature Story Northwood University students involved in the I Hear You Project

Northwood University student steps up to address mental health concerns

I Hear You Project is launched on Northwood's campus to create safe spaces for students in crisis.

Development News Big O Burgers and Barbecue now open in Midland

Big O Burgers and Barbecue expands with Midland location

Big O Burgers and Barbecue has expanded to include a third location, which opened in early February in Midland. The brick and mortar has roots in Saginaw, and will serve burgers, wings, brisket, rib tips, tacos.

Development News logo-Breaking Bread Village

Breaking Bread Village leads the conversation

The founder of a unique Midland non-profit is creating opportunities for people to talk about challenging issues in our times.  

Feature Story To keep their trucks in tip-top shape, the road commission employs a team of mechanics.

Behind the scenes: How Midland County Road Commission paves the way for safer roads

The Midland Co. Road Commission maintains nearly 1000 miles of roads and over 90 bridges. How do they do it?