I'm equally as likely to compliment your cute shoes as I am to invite you out to drink beer and watch a baseball game. I love my dog (Jack Jack), New Kids On The Block, live blogging my life, and eating out (aka not having to cook). My hobbies include Facebook, reading, and pinning crafts on Pinterest that I'll never make.
Gov. Whitmer Expands Unemployment Benefits for Workers During COVID-19 Outbreak
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday that there will be new programs for workers and some expansions of unemployment benefits for some workers who have been impacted by COVID-19.
Michigan Tax Filing Deadline Pushed to July 15
Late Friday afternoon, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-26 which pushes the deadline for residents to file their taxes from April 15 to July 15, as people deal with financial uncertainty due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
Officials Release New Schedule for Filing for Unemployment in Michigan
The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) has released a schedule to help ease the stress on its filing system.
‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ Means Golf Courses, Other Businesses Must Remain Closed
During the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order, which lasts until at least April 13, all non-essential workers should stay home unless going to the grocery store, caring for another person, or going to a medical appointment.
Take a Virtual Tour of Downtown Grand Rapids
It's not the same as walking around and enjoying downtown, but if you use your imagination, you can almost smell the delicious smells coming from the food trucks and hear the laughter of groups of kids as they play in the fountain at Rosa Parks Circle.
West Michigan Kids are Leaving the Most Adorable Notes for Their Mail Carriers
In these trying times where all of us are cooped up inside after Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued her "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order, it's nice to see some things that put a smile on our faces.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Issues Stay at Home Order For Michigan Residents
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has issued a stay at home order for all Michigan residents. Executive Order 2020-21 takes effect March 24, 2020 at 12:01 am, and continues through April 13, 2020 at 11:59 pm.
Gov. Whitmer Expected to Issue Stay At Home Order at 11 a.m. Press Conference
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is expected to issue a stay at home order during her 11 a.m. press conference Monday.
Gov. Whitmer Extends Bar/Restaurant Closures Through April 13
Not even a week after Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer ordered restaurants and bars to close to dine-in service, she has extended the closures. All Michigan dining establishments must now remain closed to dine-in service through April 13, 2020.
Michigan Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Rise to 1,035
An update from the Michigan Department of Health Sunday afternoon says that there are now 1,035 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Michigan.
Spectrum Health Announces West Michigan’s First COVID-19-Related Death
Spectrum Health has announced West Michigan's first death related to COVID-19. A man in his 70s passed away Saturday at a Spectrum Health hospital.
Gov. Whitmer Orders Salons to Close Following MI’s Sixth Coronavirus-Related Death
Governor Gretchen Whitmer has issued an executive order that all salons close beginning at 9 a.m. on Sunday, March 22. The salons have been ordered to remain closed through April 13.