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Here Are The Best Michigan Drive-Through Christmas Light Displays
There's no better way to get into the holiday spirit and make some great memories than by taking a drive to enjoy Christmas light displays in Michigan. And thankfully there are plenty to visit in the state. Drive through these incredible light displays all while staying warm and snug in your vehicle.
Beware Of New ‘Secret Santa’ Scam Preying On Michigan Residents
The holidays are all about giving, but for some it's all about preying on those givers to get their money. And now Michigan residents are being warned of a new twist on an old scam this holiday season. One using the popular 'Secret Santa' gift exchange is now targeting people online.
Dining Desires: The 10 Most-Wanted Restaurants in the Kalamazoo Area
While there is no shortage of amazing restaurants in the Kalamazoo area, there are restaurants we feel like we're missing out on. Either they're in different cities in Michigan, or they're in a different state entirely that's not within a reasonable drive. So which restaurants do we want to see in the Kalamazoo area immediately?
Michigan Man Was Bored So He Set His Neighbor’s House on Fire
Breaking into your neighbor's house and setting a fire is not on our list of 'things to do when we're bored', but that's what one Michigan man recently did to cure his boredom. Fortunately, no one was injured as the neighbors were not home when the fire broke out. And while the 27-year-old man was taken into custody, he didn't readily admit to starting the fire.
Explore Christmas Magic with these Walk Through Holiday Lights in Michigan
It's the most wonderful time of the year to enjoy holiday lights throughout Michigan. And a great way to get the family together between now and Christmas is to take in the magic of the season with a walk through light show. Right now is the perfect time to plan a trip and get your tickets at one of several walk through displays in the Great Lakes state.
Michigan Schools Could Offer Gun Safety Training Soon
A new bill introduced could allow students at Michigan schools the opportunity to earn credit through gun safety courses. If the bill is passed into law, firearms safety courses could be available to students in grades 6-12th. But, what exactly will the courses teach students and how will they earn credit?
Michigan Drivers, Remove This From Your Steering Wheel Now
There are so many ways to make your car uniquely yours these days. From custom floor mats, seat covers, and dashboard covers. But, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says there is one custom fixture Michigan drivers should remove now from your steering wheel.
Wow! Thanksgiving Turkeys on Sale at Meijer for 1930’s Prices
The main staple on your Thanksgiving table may cost you less than your side of cranberry sauce this year. While the price of turkey may be going up at other places this year, Meijer is helping families in a unique way. By dropping prices on their turkeys just in time for Thanksgiving.
Teens in Michigan Getting High Through Viral and Dangerous Trend of ‘Chroming’
There's a new and dangerous trend affecting teens in Michigan and around the world. The 'Chroming' challenge has gone viral on TikTok and teens are getting in on the trend at a disturbing rate. And parents are concerned about it, for a good reason. But, what exactly is 'Chroming' and what are the affects this fad is having on the younger generation? Here's everything you need to know.
Otsego Township Ballot Passes By One Vote
November means it's Election season and it's time to head to the polls and cast our votes on our state and local ballots. One of the most Googled questions during this time of year is 'Does my vote count?'. While you can find reasons to support either side, one Michigan township recently find out how one vote can make a difference.