Kristen Matthews is a proud Michigan native, originally hailing from the Detroit area. She cultivated her passion for radio at Specs Howard School of Media Arts and embarked on a career journey as an intern in Detroit in 2011, eventually finding her way to Lansing, where she's spent the last 12 years of her radio career. Nestled in Lansing, she shares a home with her husband, baby, and two beloved pets. When not on the airwaves, she immerses herself in Dungeons & Dragons, indulges in movie nights, bakes delectable treats, enjoys reading, attends concerts, and is an avid aficionado of all things related to The Office. Explore her writing and learn all about the Lansing area restaurant scene, odd things about Michigan, and all the most interesting real estate the Midwest has to offer.
Michigan May Not Be the Best State to Live Out Your Golden Years
If you're thinking about where you're going to spend your retirement, keep in mind that some places are better than others. Find out how Michigan ranks among the best and worst states to retire.
MDOT: Beets Beat Snow, Battling Michigan’s Icy Snow With Vegetables
Michigan's search for road salt alternatives: enter beet juice.
Michigan Lottery: Revealing the Powerball’s Most Drawn Numbers
Increase your chances of winning the lottery by choosing the most frequently drawn numbers.
Michigan’s Winter is Officially More Miserable Than Alaska’s
Michiganders know that winter in the Mitten state can get pretty bad. Turns out, it's even worse than winters in Alaska. See where Michigan ranks among all the states for 'most miserable winter'.
This Unique Find on Michigan’s Facebook Marketplace Probably Rings a Bell
Explore the wild west of Facebook Marketplace with interesting finds like this one in Grand Rapids.
It’s Michigan—Follow These Crucial Winter Weather Rules to Keep Your Pets Safe
Michigan's winter can be frigid and unforgiving. If your pet lives outside, you need to keep them warm and safe. Be sure to follow these winter weather rules.
Escape To Nature: Stay In The Enchanted Treehouse On Lake Michigan
Discover the magic of staying in a treehouse on the dunes near Lake Michigan.
When Can You Legally Operate Your Snow Blower in Michigan?
It snowed overnight & you have to clear the snow. But how early is too early in Michigan? Find out if there's any time you can't run your snow blower.
What’s the Deal With This Cough Everyone in Michigan Seems to Have?
Negative COVID-19 tests, but still have a cough? It could be inflammation in the airways.
New Michigan License Plate is Actually a Blast From the Past
The Michigan Department of State is releasing a new retro license plate this month, inspired by Michigan history.
Famous YouTube Chef Can’t Get the Name of This Michigan Food Right
Skilled chef, yes. Funny content creator, yes. Able to pronounce Michigan's signature food... absolutely not.
Gorgeous Home For Sale on Mackinac Island Looks Like a Castle
Own your very own fairytale castle on Mackinac Island, complete with nine bedrooms and a pool.