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Smokey Butts BBQ serves up large portions of comfort food

The restaurant is located just off North Saginaw Street in Mt. Morris. Customers say the sign that reads "Smokey Butts" easily catches their attention. → Read More

The Parlour at 713 in Mt. Morris helps people look their best

Over the years her staff has grown to 20 people. The Parlour is seeing so much business and offering so many services that Young is starting to run out of → Read More

Caro resident turns die cast collecting into a business

Kristopher Yates shows that it's still OK to be a kid at heart. → Read More

William Peter Mansion in Columbiaville offers a step back in time

Cook has hosted hundreds of guests over the years traveling to the small village to the bed and breakfast she operates in the mansion. → Read More

Falcon's Nest in Columbiaville known for 'The Falconator Challenge'

It includes 2.5 pounds of ground beef on pancake buns, sausage, bacon, eggs, peanut butter, lettuce, tomato, cheese, french fries, chips and onion rings. → Read More

12 in Your Town: Great Lakes Smoothie Company & Eatery serves a special ingredient

The Great Lakes Smoothie Company & Eatery is a place where to get a refreshing drink with an extra special ingredient: Love. → Read More

12 In Your Town: Country Mouse Flowers & Gifts in Millington

Millington is full of independently-owned businesses. One of those businesses closed because of the pandemic, but is now back open and ready to serve the community. → Read More

12 in Your Town: A glimpse into Millington's history

Millington Village Municipal president, Gailan Reinert shares a little history about the town. → Read More

12 in Your Town: Curly Cone in Millington

A piece of history serving up sweetness through the decades, the Curly Cone ice cream stand in Millington serves devoted customers delicious treats. → Read More

12 In Your Town: Lapeer's Past Tense

The country store is an ode to "how things used to be." → Read More

12 In Your Town: Lapeer's Max's Donuts

Good Morning Mid-Michigan's 12 in Your Town stopped in Lapeer at a staple business that's bound to satisfy anyone's sweet tooth. → Read More

12 In Your Town: Complete Runner in Grand Blanc

12 in your town stopped at Complete Runner, a local business known in the Flint community, but who recently expanded to Grand Blanc. → Read More

Losing religion: Studies show changing trends in church membership

In the latest snapshot of U.S. society, more people are identifying as "non-religious." A Mid-Michigan pastor and professor of religion weighed in on what may be behind the trend. → Read More

12 In Your Town: Michigan Escape Games offers many missions to explore

Anyone needing a mental escape can immerse themselves in a mission from Michigan Escape Games in Davison. → Read More

12 In Your Town: Taking a peek inside the historic Davison Hotel

The relatively new restaurant is located in a building from the 1880s. But there are no guest rooms for rent. → Read More

Vassar woman creates elaborate doll dioramas with exquisite detail

Diaroyce Humphrey-Mack has a unique hobby of handcrafting elaborate dioramas with dolls down to exquisite detail. → Read More

Christmas stays in season all year at Bronner's Christmas Wonderland

Bronner's can take an entire day to explore, from handmade ornaments to Christmas lights and Christmas trees to Christmas villages. → Read More

Police say suspect involved in Flint double shooting dies

They say the male suspect was taken to Hurley Medical Center, where he died. The woman in her 40s was detained for questioning. → Read More

MI Shot to Win Sweepstakes begins Monday with $1 million drawing

The state is encouraging people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 by awarding more than $5 million in cash and nearly $500,000 in college scholarships. → Read More

Michigan to give away $5 million in lottery-style vaccination raffle

About 62% of people 16 and older in Michigan have gotten at least one vaccine dose. → Read More