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National Children’s Dental Health Month – Time To Avoid Sugar

“Sugar Wars” is the theme of the 2016 National Children’s Dental Health Month. Dental professionals everywhere are encouraging children and their parents to stop consuming so much sugar. Sugar consumption can cause tooth decay and many children consume too much on a daily basis.

  • Posted on: Feb 17 2016

Fresh Thyme Offering Free Groceries At Grand Opening

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market will reward the first 250 people in line when the store opens its doors next week with a free bag of groceries. The store will also be offering other perks for those who are the first to enter the store, including: Doorbuster deals during grand opening week. During the two hours… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 17 2016

Michigan Gets A Second $5 Million Education Grant

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded a four-year, $5.5 million grant to ensure that children are prepared for school and success. “ELNC is one of the leading early childhood stakeholders in Kent County, and serves as a model for the rest of the state,” said Ali Webb, the foundation’s director of Michigan programs about the… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 17 2016

Negwegon Park No Longer Split

The Negwegon has been split into two parts since it was born over 50 years ago. It is now becoming one park thanks to a $900,000 federal grant to buy 391 acres of land between the park halves the state has long hoped join the park with. “The family reached out this summer and said they… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 16 2016

Would A Beer Make Grocery Shopping A Better Experience?

How many times have you left the grocery store wishing for a good strong drink. A new store may make it possible to drink your favorite alcoholic drink while you shop. Busch’s Fresh Food Market is seeking a Class C liquor license for the store it plans to open in Canton Township, west of Detroit. Would… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 11 2016

Snowy Owls Begin Landing In Michigan

Snowy owls, like many birds, migrate. They make long trips from the Arctic to the United States and back again. Many of them are landing in Michigan and being banded. Some of these owls are exhausted and are in need of care. Many have been nursed back to health and released again. Read the full… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 8 2016

Lake Michigan To Open New Campgrounds This Summer

If you love camping at Lake Michigan but don’t have a favorite camping spot yet, just wait until this summer. New campgrounds will open on the lake and offer many amenities and activities. All sites include water, sewer and electrical. Lakefront sites are $45 a night while others are $40. The sites will offer great… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 4 2016

Marriot Hotel Planned For Outside Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids will be getting a new hotel, just outside the city. The Marriot is still in the planning process but would be a great asset to the area. “Our location is a good location across from the mall and the shopping and the restaurants,” said Akram Namou, an owner of A&M Hospitality in Madison… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 4 2016

Iconic Michigan Tug Boat Pulled From Water For Repair

An iconic Michigan tug boat that many people are used to see on a regular basis, has been pulled from the water. The boat is in need of repair and is currently in a shop. It will return soon. “The Joy lives up to her name and is really part of the family and fabric… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 29 2016

Groundbreaking Date Set For New Visitor Center

Blandford Nature Center’s new visitor’s center finally has a groundbreaking date set. It will begin on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. The Mary Jane Dockeray Visitor Center will be the first stop for people visiting the nature center. “The vision of this place started with one person, now it is all of ours to take care… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 29 2016