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.
New Law Makes This Common Christmas Decoration Illegal in Michigan
Some recent legislation makes a common Christmas decoration illegal to sell in Michigan. Find out how that applies to you, the consumer.
See How The National Park Service Uses Michigan To Troll Followers
Need a laugh? The National Park Service has the funniest Instagram account out there, and it uses its own parks to troll followers. See how it uses 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.
Will Michigan See Snow on Christmas in 2023?
Will there be a white Christmas for Michigan this year? Here's what the Farmers' Almanac has to say.
12 Life Skills That Every Michigander Must Have
Most adults might agree that knowing how to change a tire is a necessary life skill. But what about the life skills specific to Michiganders? Here are 12.
One Thing You Can Do to Avoid Getting a Ticket in Michigan This Winter
We've all seen the yahoo who drives around with a ton of snow on the roof of their car. It's completely unsafe, but is it illegal in Michigan?
Michigan Names That Even Michiganders Have A Hard Time Spelling
You might be able to pronounce Bois Blanc Island, but can you spell it? Check out 7 Michigan names that even Michiganders fail to spell correctly.
See Just How Cold Michigan’s Lowest Recorded Temperature Is
Michigan can be known for some frigid winter temps, but this is low... See just how cold things got for one Michigan city when you learn the coldest temperature ever recorded in the state.
16 Items That Michigan Food Banks Would Love to Receive
The holiday season is also the season of giving. If you are going to make a donation to a local food bank, here are some items they would really love to get.
Take a Short Trip to Michigan’s Shortest Highway
Michigan plays pretty fast and loose with the term "highway". See where the shortest highway in Michigan can be found.
Using a Rideshare Service in Michigan? Here’s How to Stay Safe
If you're using a rideshare service, like Uber or Lyft, there are a few things you should know before getting in the car. Here's how to stay safe.
All Michiganders are Guilty of Making This One Driving Mistake
If you drive in Michigan fairly regularly, you've probably made your fair share of 'Michigan Left' turns. But did you know you're probably doing it wrong?