Alana Holland, WTOL 11

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Past articles by Alana:

Is virtual learning the end of snow days? Not so fast.

The state of Michigan gives districts six forgiven days, which are typically used as snow days. → Read More

President-elect Joe Biden's dog, Major, to become first shelter dog in White House

Harbor Humane Society hopes Major will encourage more people to adopt dogs from a shelter. → Read More

Rally planned Wednesday in Lansing opposing governor's mask mandate for athletes

Organizers say mask wearing during sports puts young athletes in a dangerous situation. → Read More

VERIFY: Can you spread COVID-19 by talking, and other mask questions

"It's to protect others and protect the spread of droplets from your own respiratory tract." → Read More

Boy thanks first responders who helped save his life

“At first I didn’t know if he was breathing or not,” said Officer Smith. “Then he started to turn colors, and I knew we had to act fast.” → Read More

Volunteers clean up crumbling homes in Flint neighborhoods

Mid-Michigan residents who are tired of seeing blight in their neighborhood are finally getting the help they've asked for. → Read More

Local gym fighting back against Parkinson's disease

People punching bags and kicking targets are things you’d typically see in a boxing gym. But Rock Steady Boxing in Midland is not a normal gym. The boxers are fighting → Read More

Pumpkin spice, too much of a good thing?

As soon as the first chill hits the air, pumpkin spice is everywhere. → Read More

Freeman Elementary School celebrates start of school year

While many students around Mid-Michigan are trying to savor their last days of summer vacation, some are already back in the classroom. → Read More

I-Team Report: Opening their books

In 2015, Michigan received a grade of “F” from The Center for Public Integrity, which conducted an investigation into the integrity of all 50 states. → Read More

Expert warns of dangers cold weather can have on electronics

Most people never leave home without their cell phones, but frigid cold temperatures can affect your electronics if you aren't careful. → Read More

Saginaw Children's Zoo works to keep animals safe, warm

From peacocks to kangaroos, animals at the Saginaw Children's Zoo are hunkering down and snuggling up to stay warm. → Read More

New law aims to fight opioid epidemic

A new law in Michigan aims to fight opioid addiction by requiring doctors to check an opioid registry before prescribing, making it harder for addicts to doctor shop. → Read More

Study: 15 percent of MI residents live in poverty

Michigan remains in the bottom half of all states when it comes to families living in poverty. → Read More

Organizations available to help with heating assistance

With the winter chill in full bloom, furnaces are being put to the test. But the heat they generate doesn't come for free. → Read More

Man shovels neighbors' driveways free of charge

Even though the weather was frightful on Thursday, it brought out the best in many folks across Mid-Michigan. → Read More

Single mom, son trying to stay warm after getting power shut off

It wasn't just the snow that caused problems on Thursday. Several Mid-Michigan residents woke up to temperatures in the single digits with wind chills hovering near 0 degrees. → Read More

Postal workers brave the snow to deliver mail

On snowy days like Wednesday, most people prefer to stay indoors. That's not an option for Jennifer Frasle. She spends six to eight hours a day walking through all types of weather a mail carrier. → Read More

Road crews prepare for season's first snowfall

The season's first significant snowfall is expected for this weekend. Mid-Michigan residents are getting their hands on salt, shovels and snow blowers ahead of the weather event. → Read More

Volunteers hand out free meals to honor Thanksgiving spirit

The very essence of Thanksgiving is giving thanks, but it's also about giving back. → Read More