Monthly Archives: January 2016

New Baltimore teen shows she’s proud to make Macomb her home through artwork

When New Baltimore resident Alaina Kiehl, 13, thinks of the state of Michigan, many symbols come to mind: apple blossoms, the white-tailed deer, Petoskey stones, red robin, brook trout, painted turtle and the Scots pine tree. So when two of … Continue reading

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MLK Day at Macomb Community College engages 400-plus students and staff members

On Jan. 18, I did a little bit to help keep alive the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. I participated in Macomb Community College’s 2016 MLK Day celebration, which organizes roughly 400 students and staff members to volunteer work … Continue reading

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2016 Auto Show a must see

It’s that time of year again. When the mercury on the thermometer is at its lowest, the buzz inside Cobo for the North American International Auto Show is at its highest. This year, visitors to the auto show will be … Continue reading

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Macomb County keeps residents/visitors warm with winter fun

  In the spring, summer and fall, there’s no shortage of outdoor activities for us to enjoy. But in the winter, that’s a whole other story. Or so it seems. Although some may feel they are now resigned to a … Continue reading

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Beat the flu with these prevention tips

  Unfortunately, memories of last season’s record-breaking flu season are still fresh – packed emergency rooms and missed days of school and work for those afflicted. In an effort to curtail its impact this year, preventative measures can be taken … Continue reading

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