Many Michigan public school students are back at school this week. Others will return after Labor Day as required by law in Michigan without a waiver.
The post-Labor Day law was created ten years ago to benefit Michigan's tourism industry.
As more days are added to the school year, it's time to waive the post-Labor Day requirement for all schools and put the education of Michigan students ahead of
By Holly Demaree | BSU at the Games
The Sochi Winter Olympics are 17 days of competition that ends Sunday.
For some spectators, getting to the Winter Olympics takes more than a day of constant travel, with the inconvenience and jet lag drifting away on arrival in the Black Sea resort city...
Grand Rapids scored some high marks from Lonely Planet!
The marks were so good that Lonely Planet put Grand Rapids and West Michigan atop its list of "Top 10 U.S. Travel Destinations for 2014."
Grand Rapids beat out destinations such as Yosemite National Park, Las Vegas and Lana'i, Hawaii...
Okay, someone is trying to steal our mitten.
Wisconsin is using an image of a mitten, misshapen as it is, to try to imitate the shape of the state. The Wisconsin Department of Tourism is using it to illustrate their state in their winter tourism campaign, and it seem to be creating a bit of a buzz on social networks Facebook and Twitter. Come on, Michigan is the "mitten state!"
Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring...always a little bit of heaven here in Michigan.
Okay, almost. 110 degrees some days...snow up to here other days, but overall, we are blessed to live a state with so much beauty.
"Pure Michigan"...you know the commercials with Tim Allen talking in a relaxed almost hypnotic tone. Well, it appears that those commercials touting Michigan as the great escape have worked. Tourism in the state is way up!