Donuts on the go

On the stretch of grand river, donuts on the go. Petey’s Donuts is now opened on Albert and Division selling cinnamon sugar and plain donuts. For just a dollar, these donuts are made fresh every day and the truck is out from 8 a.m. till 6 p.m.

“Wow… that’s a sugary donut right there.” said MSU student Devin Young.

A fight for life

Today, opioid addiction is a growing epidemic that is taking the lives of many people. In order to educate the community on this drug, a panel of experts gathered on March 15th  in Lansing. Among these panelists was a father, Mike Hirst, who lost his son from a heroin overdose in 2010. Mike Hirst made it his mission to educate others on opiate abuse and offer his support. “After I saw the pain and the anguish he went through, and many of his friends went through; I had a moral responsibility,” said Hirst.

Common Core, no more?

Educators throughout Michigan have been teaching to the Common Core State Standards since it was adopted in 2010. Recently, a lawmaker proposed a bill to repeal these standards in Michigan.

Big stride forward for postpartum depression

Postpartum depression is an illness that can happen after childbirth. Recently, there has been a big push to break the silence and open up a dialogue to let suffering moms know they’re not alone. Postpartum screenings are highly encouraged to scan for signs after a mother gives birth.

Postpartum depression by the numbers

Postpartum depression is a serious illness that can occur after a mother gives birth. Mothers may notice symptoms after their baby is born, such as depression, mood swings and a loss of appetite. Women who suffer from postpartum should know that they are not alone and can get help from their doctor, support groups and other resources.

Unraveling paternity leave

There has been an immense pressure to give working mothers and fathers more options when it comes to parental leave, especially for men who do not have the option to take leave or are only given seven days to be with their newborns.

Michigan Republican representatives gather to watch results come in

Michigan Republicans met at Kelley Cawthorne tonight in Lansing to watch the results of the state elections with State Rep. Phil Potvin and State Rep. Dan Lauwers. See our gallery and videos for the full coverage. State Rep. Phil Potvin of District 102 and State Rep. Dan Lauwers of District 81 discuss the importance of togetherness and supporting new talent in the Republican Party.