They walk among us -- those agents of change. Sometimes, we just need to be reminded of who they are. Take note of five noteworthy souls striving to make the world a better place.
I'm disappointed in you, Governor Snyder, for your heartless and un-Christian actions, and for joining in with at least 25 other governors who've decided to block legal Syrian refugees from coming into their states. What you've done is anti-American. This is not who we are supposed to be.
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Flipping a classroom essentially turns the typical school day on its head. Students receive video lessons online at home and do their homework during class, freeing up time so they can receive more one-on-one help from their teacher.
November in the Great Lakes region of the United States is a time of transition - warm to cold, lush to bare, colorful to dull. The changes in tempe...
Tawas City and East Tawas -- "the Tawases" -- are picturesque sister communities on the east coast of Michigan. The quaint area on the shores of Lake Huron's Tawas Bay offers fun and sea and sand to both the residents and year-round visitors.
David Lenio of Kalispell, Montana, who is awaiting trial for threatening to shoot school kids and religious leaders, is active on Twitter again despite a court order that released him without bail into the custody of his investment banker father in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on condition that he stay off social media.
History buffs seeking outdoor adventure will believe they've struck gold when visiting the city of Alpena on Michigan's east coast. Alpena is rich with both -- many times in the same activity or attraction.
We're working to rewrite the narrative about Flint to be about our assets, not our deficits. We strive to be at the forefront of making a year of full-time national service an opportunity for every willing American. It's not just nice for our community. It's vital.
Lighthouse lore and allure is hard to resist, which is why many baby boomers have a lighthouse tour or two on their beloved bucket lists. Few folks know, though, that you can not only tour lighthouses, but that can keep lighthouses, too.
I know, usually the adjectives 'cool' and 'abandoned' don't seem like they should be used in the same sentence, but they should be when you're talking about forgotten resort towns and hotels.
Together, let's make it our goal to save just one more victim, and raise awareness to prospective victims. Find an organization in your neighborhood and donate your time and money. Trust me when I tell you that most of them will love having you on board, and engaged.
Lead is a devastating toxin. It ravages the brain. Robs children of IQ points and brain function. And deprives our society of vast potential. It has cast a huge, destructive shadow across human civilization.
In truth, New York, Washington, Oregon and Florida, plus Midwestern states like Ohio, Missouri and Illinois are either already known or are gaining steam for their varietals, currently boasting more than 3,000 commercial vineyards in the U.S.
Many moons ago, Thomas Logan "paid it forward" by investing time and effort into a couple of very young emerging artists at Rising Stars. Now two of them intend to do the same by combining their passion for theater with their love of Michigan.
State clean power plans protect from the worst consequences of climate inaction. Climate change doesn't respect political party boundaries.