Author: Jacob Johnson

Staying The Season: Migrant Workers Make Michigan Home

“Wow pretty nice pretty nice I saw pretty big lakes, we got a pretty good impression.” A first impression for many while in Michigan, occasionally complimented with a glass of Riesling or bowl of tart cherries. But behind these sips and swallows is a tireless set of hands working for a tireless reason. “1990 is when I come through here…

The Chase the Chill Food Drive Breaks Record with Donations

Benzie Area Christian Neighbors wrapped up their tenth annual Chase the Chill Food Drive last week. They say they beat their record and collected 269 banana boxes full of food which is about 10,000 pounds of food. They had volunteers at local stores, as well as businesses and schools all working together for this food drive. With such a cold…

School Closings Leave Day Cares Extra Busy

While schools are off, day cares are not. Huntey’s Clubhouse in Mecosta County says they’ve never closed down due to weather. They say it’s been a busy winter for them this year. The daycare takes in children from six weeks to 13 years old. On an average day, they say they take care of about 50 kids, but on a…

Wexford County Ski Hills and Resorts Thrilled with Recent Snowfall

Businesses across northern Michigan that rely on the snow say this is exactly what they need. There are few sights more welcome than this for northern Michigan ski resorts including Caberfae in Wexford County. “The snow is awesome, it’s been great. We didn’t get a lot of natural snow early in the year and now it just keeps on coming…

Michigan Going Pro Grant Offers $20,000 to Cadillac Fabrication

The state doled out nearly $1.5 million to make sure Michigan workers are ahead of the curve. More than $20,000 will go to a Cadillac business. It’s part of a grant from Michigan’s Going Pro Talent Fund. Cadillac Fabrication was part of the Going Pro program for the first time. It’s aimed at upskilling and training current or new employees….