Kristen Matthews is a proud Michigan native, originally hailing from the Detroit area. She cultivated her passion for radio at Specs Howard School of Media Arts and embarked on a career journey as an intern in Detroit in 2011, eventually finding her way to Lansing, where she's spent the last 12 years of her radio career. Nestled in Lansing, she shares a home with her husband, baby, and two beloved pets. When not on the airwaves, she immerses herself in Dungeons & Dragons, indulges in movie nights, bakes delectable treats, enjoys reading, attends concerts, and is an avid aficionado of all things related to The Office. Explore her writing and learn all about the Lansing area restaurant scene, odd things about Michigan, and all the most interesting real estate the Midwest has to offer.
New Law Makes This Common Christmas Decoration Illegal in Michigan
Some recent legislation makes a common Christmas decoration illegal to sell in Michigan. Find out how that applies to you, the consumer.
Michigan Parents are Nailing This Packing School Lunch Thing
The hot lunch vs. brown bag debate. Which school lunch is better? See how Michigan school lunches compare to the rest of the country.
Will Michigan See Snow on Christmas in 2023?
Will there be a white Christmas for Michigan this year? Here's what the Farmers' Almanac has to say.
This is the Deadliest Stretch of Road in Michigan
You might be surprised to learn that Michigan's deadliest stretch of road isn't on I-94. Don't get it wrong, I-94 makes the list, but there's another road that is more deadly. Find out where it is.
16 Items That Michigan Food Banks Would Love to Receive
The holiday season is also the season of giving. If you are going to make a donation to a local food bank, here are some items they would really love to get.
All Michiganders are Guilty of Making This One Driving Mistake
If you drive in Michigan fairly regularly, you've probably made your fair share of 'Michigan Left' turns. But did you know you're probably doing it wrong?
The Top 15 Best Schools to Teach at in Michigan
Attention Michigan teachers. If you're looking for a new job, these school districts in Michigan are going to be the best for you. See which make the top 15.
Take a Short Trip to Michigan’s Shortest Highway
Michigan plays pretty fast and loose with the term "highway". See where the shortest highway in Michigan can be found.
Clare, Michigan is Home to One of the Most Haunted Hotels in the U.S.
Read about The Doherty Hotel in Clare, Michigan. It's supposedly one of the most haunted hotels in the U.S. Do you think you could stay the night?
13 of the Most Wanted Restaurants and Cuisines That Mid-Michigan Needs
Despite the amazing foodie scene that Lansing has, there are still some gaps. See which 13 restaurants & cuisines Lansing wants the most.