Development News One of the displays at Bookmarks features books with Michigan themes.

A new Midland bookstore starts first chapter downtown

You can browse the shelves or sit and read at Bookmarks, now open on Townsend Street in Midland.

Development News The Cable Access Advisory Commission advises City Council on matters related to MCTV.

Make a difference - serve on a board or commission

The City of Midland and Midland County seek applicants for service on their boards and commissions.

Partner Content April is Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month

Autism Alliance of Michigan is the trusted resource for the autism community

The Autism Alliance of Michigan (AAoM) is here to help ensure Michiganders with autism reach their greatest potential.

Development News One-Way street sign

Changing one-way streets to two-way?

City of Midland is considering changing how traffic flows on Ashman and Rodd Streets. The public has several opportunities to provide input.

Development News Over 80 vendors will showcase their wares and services.

Inspiration for your next home improvement

The Home & Outdoor Living Expo returns to Dow Diamond, April 29-30.

Feature Story Positions in day care and preschools are difficult to fill.

Childcare Innovation Team tackles funding and staffing shortages

Diverse group of community members comes together to help our children.

Longform The front room of an adult foster home in Allegan.

Smaller does mean better for residents in adult foster care homes

OnPoint and Northern Lakes Community Mental Health share how adult foster care homes empower Michiganders with disabilities while enriching our communities.

Longform Margot Weiner having fun at Sibshop.

Through joyful play of Sibshops, youngsters find new ways to relate to siblings with disabilities

Sibshops give kids who have siblings living with disabilities the opportunity to connect, share their experiences, ask questions, and offer advice.

In The News Midland Daily News will celebrate 165 years of newspapers serving Midland in May.

Community Newspapers profiled in Delta College Public TV (PBS) program

A concerning trend has seen 25% of newspapers in the nation cease publication. A local PBS program examines the role they play in a community. The Midland Daily News and The Pinconning Journal are featured.  

Development News Aerial view of the Tridge and riverfront

City parks and rec to review master plan for $14.1 million riverfront project

Plans are underway to redevelop the riverfront in downtown Midland.

Development News Max Loves Midland logo

Max Loves Midland Campaign aims to unite residents by building community

The Midland Area Community Foundation’s latest initiative, "Max Loves Midland," aims to create a sense of pride and togetherness within the community. The website and community calendar tool act as a hub for entertainment, resources, and community connections. 

Feature Story Team members of "Like a Boss" of Midland High School work on their robot.

High school robotics celebrates science

Several local high school teams are up to the challenge of competing in robotics!

Longform Carter Kits

Carter Kits help first responders take better care of patients with Autism Spectrum DisorderNorthern Michigan community mental health agencies providing the kits.

​North Country Community Mental Health and Northern Lakes Community Mental Health provide Carter Kits to first responders. The kits contain sensory items that help distract children with Autism Spectrum Disorder from the stress of being involved in an emergency situation.

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.  

Community Calendar

NAMI Midland Support Groups

Monday, June 12, 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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