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Kyle Dowling

Kyle Dowling is currently pursuing a degree in writing at Michigan State University. In his personal time, he enjoys writing fiction, playing video games and watching movies. You’ll often catch him hanging out with his trusted companion, Mudslide.

Articles by Kyle Dowling


Creating a Garden in your yard

A great way to keep in touch with nature all year long is to plant a garden. Here are some tips for first-timers.   In Sight In Mind Place your…

In Kind Bakery Is the Business That Gives Back

A new business in Williamston is baking up some food for philanthropic thought. In Kind Bakery, 146 W. Grand River Ave., is the creation of longtime frien…

Progress Made on Red Cedar Development

Spring has arrived. Bright rays of sunlight are now shining onto the Michigan Avenue corridor and the Red Cedar Development. This $250 million mixed-use proj…

A Conversation with Bret Oleksyn, Owner of Odd Fellows Contracting

You’ve really grown over the years. To what do you attribute your success? Over the 33 years of business, the one constant concern that kept popping up wa…

Tips on How to Sell Your Home

Choose an Agent It’s the job of real estate agents to sell your home, so they will have great advice for you to improve your chances of selling your house…

East Lansing Downtown Underground Market Hosted Every Other Sunday

The underground scene is coming to life in East Lansing. The East Lansing Downtown Underground Market began operations in mid-February and will continue b…

ArtPath 2021 is Now Accepting Submissions

The Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center has partnered once again with the city for Lansing to hold the fourth annual ArtPath River Trail Exhibition. A…

Cardiovascular Health is Good for Business

You’ve got to have heart — or so the old saying goes — but workers must have healthy hearts, too, because good health is good for business. “At nearly $33…

Cool Pets

The Love Bird Lovebirds, otherwise known as genus Agapornis, are inquisitive members of the parrot species. They are known for the bond they tend to form …

A Q&A with Deanna Ray of Everything is Cheesecake

How did you start Everything is Cheesecake? It started with my family. They really liked my baking, and it has progressed from there. In 2017, I left my j…

Changing Lives, Changing Coverage

Insurance coverage is not a one-size-fits-all proposition — even when you’re talking about a single person. As lives change, changes also occur in insurance …

Guiding Children Through Loss

For almost 30 years, Ele’s Place has been supporting Michigan families through some of the most difficult and emotionally fragile moments of their lives. The…

Digital Eyestrain and Ways to Reduce It

With most people working from home, there are increasing complaints about digital eyestrain. Working from home on laptops instead of desktops and spending mo…

From the HEart

The holidays are here again, and it has been a rough year for everybody. Not everyone has the money to get huge gifts for all your family members. Here is a …

Plan of Attack

Approaching the Thanksgiving table with an eye on waist management Fill up on veggies first One of the most important tricks for staying below your Tha…

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