Each day, Michigan is made a better place to live through the efforts — large and small — of private citizens and public servants. Bridge will feature those inspiring stories.
How one town saved its local paper with $5 and $10 checks. Could other communities do the same?
Some of the best journalism on Iraq’s oil industry comes out of a company based in Kalamazoo. That’s right.
One Michigan entrepreneur, a purveyor of online sex toys, is selling bargain-priced bulletproof vests to folks attending the Republican National Convention this week.
Ramone Williams completes his journey for a degree from Eastern Michigan University. Now he must find a job
The Michigan Student Caucus program allows students to debate and address real-world issues that affect young people and present solutions to the Michigan Legislature.
Land banks were conceived to help counties stabilize property values in a changing economy. But Oakland County doesn’t have a land bank. So tiny Hazel Park essentially created its own, and is beginning to reap the benefits.
Want to take a chance on a piece of property the last owner couldn’t handle?
Borgess Run Camp in Kalamazoo has persuaded more than a thousand out-of-shape residents to hit the streets
Grand Rapids is following the Borgess model to get its residents running. Follow these guidelines and your city can do the same.
Every school bus that stays on the road represents more money for the classroom at Inland Lakes Schools. The district’s mechanic is onboard. Plus, three more looks at life Up North too complicated to fit on a postcard.
Paula Cunningham helped revive Lansing’s Capitol National Bank after the Great Recession, while changing perceptions about what a banking leader should look like.
Paula Cunningham has impressed Lansing leaders with her quiet efforts to mentor African-American children in the community.
While the debate over gay rights and same-sex marriage has gotten strident at times, John Corvino rarely raises his voice.