Economic Development

Feature Story Mid-Michigan is home to beautiful hiking trails, fit for rugged hikers or young families. (Photo: Midland City Forest)

These trails were made for walking: Our top 10 hiking trails in mid-Michigan


Feature Story Chris & Heather Welch of the Aviator Cookie Company. He's the owner, she's the assistant manager.
Feature Story Hemp is a versatile plant that can be crafted into many unique products. The flower can be smoked or made into oils. Other parts of the plant can be used to create textiles, plastics, and more.
Feature Story If you join the frequent flyer club, for every 12 cookies you buy, you get one free on your next visit.

Aviator Cookie Company is clear for takeoff


Feature Story Kent MacDonald, Northwood president, assessing the flood damage to the university.
Feature Story LoLita Pfeiffer picks an order of coho salmon. The most recent shipment also touted halibut, lingcod, prawns, shrimp, and cherry-hickory smoked salmon.

An Alaskan fish story, with a longline to Midland


Development News The major proposed design change is to reduce Buttles Street down from a three-lane road to two-lanes.

Buttles & Indian Corridor Improvement Project moves into design phase


Feature Story Minority business owners are a powerful force. According to the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, minority business owners create half the new jobs in this country.

Great Lakes Bay Region works to create an inclusive business community


Feature Story There's light at the end of the winter tunnel but there's still much to do outdoors until spring.

Winter recreation, a month of cool fun until spring


Feature Story Diane Brown Wilhelm is a member of the We Hear You Coalition and is Councilman of Midland’s Ward IV.

Q&A with Diane Brown Wilhelm, Midland City Council Ward IV


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