Tag Archive | Winn

Learn how to preserve food for gifts

A gift that has been homemade can be enjoyed long after the special day has come and gone. Preserving Food for Gifts will teach participants how to safely make homemade preserved gifts that others can enjoy. Join Lisa Treiber, Michigan State University Extension Food Safety Educator for a demonstration style program to learn about several […]

Free nicotine replacement offered throughout February

LANSING — In conjunction with the fifth year of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Tips from Former Smokers campaign, throughout the month of February the Michigan Tobacco Quitline will offer 8 weeks of free nicotine replacement therapy to anyone who calls and enrolls. In Michigan, 16,200 residents die every year from smoking-related diseases. Smoking remains […]

Shop smart for gym memberships

LANSING — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today reminds Michigan residents, who may be adopting a healthier lifestyle in the New Year, of a consumer alert that offers advice on how to make educated choices about health club and fitness center memberships. “Every year adopting a healthier lifestyle seems to be at the top of many people’s […]

DNR creel clerks collecting angler information this winter

LANSING — As the winter fishing season gets under way, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers that fisheries staff again will be interviewing them about their fishing trips. The DNR appreciates anglers’ cooperation in obtaining these critical data for fisheries management. DNR creel clerks will, through brief interviews, ask anglers thow long they […]

National Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Day recognized

LANSING — In a continuing effort to identify and rescue thousands of children and adults trapped in the forced sex and labor trades, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette recognized January 11 as National Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Day. While law enforcement and other private and non-profit entities, such as the Michigan Human Trafficking Commission, the Michigan State […]

Tips to protect your pets this winter

Tips to protect your pets this winter

StatePoint — The cold weather can be just as hard on pets as it is on people. This winter, consider these tips to keep your four-legged family members safe and warm. Warm up on walks If you decide to brave the cold for daily walks, there are a few risks to keep in mind. Wind […]

Tips to beat the winter blues

Tips to beat the winter blues

SPM Wire — If you have been feeling down lately, you’re not alone. The mid-winter blues are a common phenomenon. When clinically diagnosed, it is formally referred to as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). The National Institutes of Health characterizes SAD as a type of depression that can leave those who suffer from it with less energy and […]