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Feature Story Greg Dorrien is the executive director of the West Midland Family Center.

Year in Review: West Midland Family Center with Greg Dorrien

A year in review and a look ahead with the executive director of the West Midland Family Center, Greg Dorrien.

Feature Story Terry Hanley is the president of "For A Brighter Tomorrow."

Year in Review: For A Brighter Tomorrow with Terry Hanley

A year in review and a look ahead with Terry Hanley, president of "For A Brighter Tomorrow."

Feature Story Bridgette Gransden is the Administrator/Controller for the County of Midland.

Year in Review: Midland County with Bridgette Gransden

A Year in Review and a Look Ahead with County of Midland Administrator/Controller Bridgette Gransden

Feature Story Tony Stamas is the president and CEO of the Midland Business Alliance.

Year in Review: Midland Business Alliance with Tony Stamas

A Year in Review and a Look Ahead with Tony Stamas, President and CEO of the Midland Business Alliance.

Feature Story Downtown Midland window art by the Brush Monkeys.

Photo story: Brush Monkeys-downtown Midland

A walk in downtown Miidland this holiday season reveals pleasant surprises thanks to unique artwork

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Midland Business Alliances encourages spending locally this holiday season

Supporting local is a year-round effort for many shoppers and business owners. This holiday season, the Midland Business Alliance aims to increase that effort, by offering special discounts and deals.

Feature Story City employee at the water plant collects samples for testing.

City & County jobs are changing

Human resource professionals at the City of Midland and Midland County eye new strategies.

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Profile Q & A with Dr. Catherine Bodnar, Midland County Medical Director

What to know about RSV, COVID-19 and the flu going into the winter season

Development News Reservations can be made for one of the four dining pods.

The H Hotel transforms courtyard into Winter Village

Cold, wintry temperatures can lead many of us to seek shelter indoors. The H Hotel’s latest transformation gives people plenty of reasons to enjoy their outdoor courtyard.   

Development News The MOMsemble will be performed Fri, December 2nd.

Creative 360 warms up December

Creative 360 presents events featuring moms, a Celtic band, and elves; great ways to be entertained during the holidays.

Development News The Chippewa Nature Center's Nature Art Show and Sale will be open to the public on Sat, December 3rd.

CNC sale has stood the test of time

Chippewa Nature Center's Nature Art Show and Sale offers gift alternatives to the high-tech world this Christmas

Partner Content The Magnet Recognition Program provides a roadmap to nursing excellence.

MyMichigan Health Receives Designation in Nursing Excellence, Culture fuels Magnet Program Success

MyMichigan Health achieves designation from The Magnet Recognition Program despite facing adversity. This distinction comes at the same time the health system makes Forbes “America’s Best Employers By State” list.

Feature Story Mrs. Claus & Santa at home...

Photo story: Santa arrives in Midland

Santa’s sleigh has landed in Midland! If you missed the big night, check out these photos from the event. Families can visit Santa at his house on the corner of M-20 and Main Street.  

Development News Dow Gardens is open through the holidays except on Christmas and New Year's Day.

Holiday Events at Dow Gardens

With Thanksgiving next week, it’s official: the holiday season is here. Dow Gardens has a full lineup of activities, including indoor tours and outdoor walks, perfect to enjoy on a snowy day. 

Development News Currie Stadium in Midland's Emerson Park is slated for demolition.

Currie Stadium will never be forgotten

A major sports venue in Midland's Emerson Park will soon be history.

Feature Story The Santa House is located at the corner of M-20 and Main Street.

You’d better watch out: Santa’s coming to town!

On November 29, Santa's trek to Midland will begin. He'll turn on the Christmas lights at the courthouse and open the Santa House.

Development News The City of Midland is accepting applications for the 2023 Citizens Academy.

City of Midland invites residents to apply for 2023 Citizens Academy

The City of Midland is accepting applications for the 2023 Citizens Academy. The free, 10-week course is designed to give residents a behind-the-scenes look of how local government works within the community.   

Development News These maps with proposed remedies are published in the Flood Reduction Plan.

MBA releases Midland Flood Reduction Plan

Committee looks at berms, dams, pumps other mitigation efforts to help low-lying areas with flooding in Midland.

Feature Story  A lifelong Sanford resident, Jamie Mose has worked at Three Rivers Corporation for 18 years.

Village of Sanford Park to reopen in 2023

Rebuilding the Village of Sanford Park has been no small task. Rather than just reconstructing what was there, the village has seized the opportunity to build additional features.

Development News Firearm deer hunting season begins on Nov. 15.

Profile Q&A with Chad Stewart, Michigan DNR

Hunting, specifically deer hunting, is one of Michigan’s traditions. It’s part of our culture and it’s big business. In our Profile Q & A with a DNR specialist, we’ll talk about that and what hunters need to be aware of during the upcoming rifle season.

Community Calendar

NAMI Midland Support Groups

Monday, February 13, 7:00pm
Community Mental Health, 218 Fast Ice Drive, Midland
NAMI Midland monthly support groups meet on the second Monday at 7:00pm at Community Mental Health.  Support groups for family members/caregivers  and persons living with a mental health condition. For more info, call 989-948-3273 or email: namimidlandmi@gmail.com.
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