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Farmers Market at the Capitol, Thursday, August 23 on the East Lawn of the Michigan Capitol Building

 LANSING, MI -- The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA), a statewide association with a mission to advance farmers markets to create a thriving marketplace for local food and farm products, is looking forward to hosting the second of three Farmers Markets at the Capitol this summer. The next market takes place on the east lawn of the Michigan State Capitol Building in downtown Lansing on Thursday, August 23 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. with the final market of the season on Thursday, September 20. 

Read More Wednesday, August 15, 2018
PEOPLE IN THE KNOW: FIERCE AND FABULOUS FEMME AUTO MECHANIC

 

NAME: Chaya M MilchteinBUSINESS: Mechanicshopfemme.com

POSITION: Owner/Blogger
CONTACT: Chaya@mechanicshopfemme.com
Read More Monday, August 13, 2018
REFLECTIVE WISDOM: Integrity

 By M. Lynn Griffin

 
When you tell someone you’ll call them back, do you actually do it? When you tell someone you’ll be over to help them move, do you show up? How about when you borrow money from a friend or relative and you promise to pay them back on payday or when you get your taxes, do you actually repay it? If you don’t call like you said you would, don’t show up at all, or suddenly can’t be found on payday or at tax time, you are lacking integrity.
Read More Wednesday, August 1, 2018
8 Ways Black Parents Can Encourage French Language Learning in Their Children

 By Robin Morris-Wilson

 
If you have considered learning a foreign language with your child, it is never too late to open the door to foreign language learning. A French speaker, author, and educator, Robin Morris-Wilson has conducted research on French language learning in an urban community. Now, she is offering helpful tips for parents who want to bring French language learning into their households.
Read More Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Recipe: Lemon Ricotta Cake

 

Delicious family dessert

PREP TIME - 30 MINUTES

COOK TIME - 45 MINUTES

SERVINGS -  12

Read More Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Blackflix.com: Skyscraper proves to be an entertaining ride

 Studio:  Universal Studios (105 mins.)

Plot:  On  assignment in China, a former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader who now assesses security for skyscrapers finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze.
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Chin Han, Pablo Schreiber
Rating:  PG-13
Bottom Line:***
Read More Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Interpersonal Edge: How women can tame the apology reflex at work

By Dr. Daneen Skube

Tribune Content Agency
 
Q: I'm a female senior IT professional, and the older I get, the more I notice how often I apologize during the day. I consider that I have good interpersonal skills, but I wonder if apologizing frequently is undermining my reputation. How and when do you recommend your clients apologize at work? Do you find women apologize more than men?
Read More Wednesday, July 25, 2018
IN THE KNOW: EMPOWERING PROFESSIONAL

 NAME:    Tedi R. Parsons, CCC, CEC, CPC

BUSINESS:  
The Professionals Forum LLC
POSITION:    President
 
What do you consider to be the start of a great day?  
A nice hot cup of coffee enjoyed during the quiet early morning hours.
 

 

Read More Thursday, July 19, 2018
Lansing native is a U.S. Navy Destroyer Sailor

 

Lansing native Tatiana Thomas is a sonar technician (surface) aboard the guided-missile destroyer operating out of San Diego.
 
Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Heidi Cheek
Read More Saturday, July 7, 2018
July 4th cookout still a bargain for consumers

 

A cookout of Americans’ favorite foods for the Fourth of July, including hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork spare ribs, potato salad, baked beans, lemonade and chocolate milk, will cost slightly less this year, coming in at less than $6 per person, says the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF).
 
Read More Friday, June 29, 2018
Gretchen Whitmer Supporters Announce the Formation of ¡Viva Whitmer! For Governor

 LANSING, MI -- Today Gretchen Whitmer for Governor supporters announced the formation of ¡Viva Whitmer! For Governor, a group of Latino community leaders from across Michigan. 

Read More Thursday, June 28, 2018
William Brewer II Advances the Credit Union Spirit Through Service and Volunteerism

 The Michigan Credit Union Foundation (MCUF) presented William Brewer II the Board Chairperson of CASE Credit Union with the Credit Union Community Volunteer Award.  This award recognizes leadership in financial education and community outreach. 

Read More Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Tariffs on dry beans will negatively impact Michigan agriculture

 LANSING, MI -- The Michigan Bean Shippers (MBS) and the Michigan Bean Commission today voiced deep concerns over new tariffs on U.S. dry beans by the European Union (EU). The EU recently levied a 25 percent tariff on all U.S. dry bean imports. The tariffs will have direct negative impacts on Michigan bean sellers and growers, which represents an important segment of Michigan’s agricultural economy.

Read More Monday, June 25, 2018
ELPD Investigating Report of Indecent Exposure

 

EAST LANSING, MI -- The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) is currently investigating a case of indecent exposure that occurred today, June 25 in an East Lansing neighborhood.
 
Read More Monday, June 25, 2018
5 Ways Black Parents Can Encourage French Language Learning in Their Children (Part 1)

 By Robin Morris-Wilson

Say oh là là to learning French! Your children can have fun and your family can be enriched by the experience.


Read More Friday, June 22, 2018
Summer Travel Tips for Detroit, Michigan

 It’s GO TIME in Detroit. Events like the Ford Fireworks, Woodward Dream Cruise and Detroit Jazz Festival are excellent reasons to plan your next visit to The D. 

 
 

 

Read More Friday, June 22, 2018
Pest Solutions Company Assures Michiganders That Brown Recluse Spiders Are Not a Threat to Great Lakes State Homeowners

 


Company offers $300 reward, comp inspection, 
free treatment for any validated infestations
 
Courtesy photo of a brown recluse spider taken on May 18, 2011 in Kansas City, Kansas.
 

 

Read More Friday, June 22, 2018
UPDATE: ON FIGHTING DOGS SEIZED IN 2017

 MASON, MI- In the spring and summer of 2017, Ingham County Animal Control and Shelter (ICACS) conducted a large scale dog fighting investigation and seized 47 dogs as evidence in the fighting cases. 

Read More Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Ingham County Auction Buyer Information Sessions

Ingham County Treasurer Eric Schertzing will be hosting 3 Auction Buyer Information Sessions. These will be question and answer type meetings where the Treasurer will give a short overview of the tax auction process and answer any questions or concerns you may have.

 

Read More Tuesday, June 19, 2018
PEOPLE IN THE KNOW: MICHIGAN MERMAID

NAME: Leona King 

BUSINESS: Emanuel Lutheran School 
Previously at Capital City Scuba 
 
POSITION:  Lunch Lady/ Daycare Worker
Previously a Scuba Sales Associate
 
"In the Know" asks questions that provoke thought and encourages others to dream.  Let us know who you think we should "know".  Remember they can be someone that you enjoy talking to every single day or the cashier at your favorite store.   Contact us at 517-372-8466 or rinarisper.tncp@gmail.  Log on to www.tncp.net.
Read More Sunday, June 17, 2018

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