Run Thru Hell Races August 11th
With the Crim less than 3 weeks away, it's time for a test to see how ready you are. The Run Thru Hell is a perfect opportunity! A 10-miler on hilly terrain located about an hour drive from the Flint area.
August 7 is Election Day, Don’t Forget to Vote
August 7th (tomorrow) is election day for people in Mid-Michigan, with primaries and many local tax issues to be decided.
Do USA Olympians Pay Taxes on Medals?
As we enjoy the 2012 Olympic Games from London, a lot of discussion has centered around whether or not USA Olympians have to pay income taxes if they win a medal. The answer is...
Imlay City Blueberry Festival Today & Tomorrow
If you're looking for good family fun, head to Imlay City today and tomorrow for the Blueberry Festival. Tonight you can enjoy the lumberjack show, kids activities and fireworks at dusk.
It’s BLT Season!
This is one of the main reasons I grow a garden every year. I have been picking lettuce for salads and sandwiches for quite some time, but have been patiently waiting for my tomatoes to ripen.
Middle Eastern Festival This Weekend at St. George Orthodox Church
St. George Orthodox Church on Lennon Road (behind Kohls) invites you to join them this weekend for food, music, dancing and fun at the Middle Eastern Festival. The event takes place August 3rd through 5th.
National Watermelon Day is August 3rd
August 3rd is National Watermelon Day, and there isn't a better treat to enjoy on a hot summer day than a juicy slice of watermelon.
International Clown Week is August 1-7
This is International Clown Week. August 1st through 7th, wherever there are clowns we will be celebrating. Originally proclaimed as National Clown Week by President Richard Nixon in 1971, the event has grown around the world.
August 1, 1981 MTV Debuts
On this day in 1981, MTV debuted. At the time, they played music videos. The first video they played was by the Buggles (remember them?) "Video Killed the Radio Star."
How is Your Garden Growing This Summer?
I have a garden at home and one at the radio station. The two couldn't be more different. The one at home I am able to water regularly. The station garden requires frequent trips with a watering can.
Learn About Invasive Plants at For-Mar August 11th
For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum presents an Invasive Plant Walk on the grounds of For-Mar on Saturday, August 11th from 10-11 am. During this hour long walk, you will learn to identify the invasive plants that have taken over for native varieties in our area.
Elvis Presley’s First Concert, This Day in History
On July 30th in 1954, 19-year old Elvis Presley appeared in concert for the first time at the Overton Park Orchestra Shell in Memphis, Tennessee. Elvis was third on the bill, behind country crooner Slim Whitman.