Oakland County

Trade a Tree for a Tree Through Oakland County Parks

Excerpt: The presents have been unwrapped, the cookies have been munched and Santa has returned to the North Pole for some much-needed R and R. It’s also time, unfortunately, to...

Happy Holidays from Oakland County Prosper!

The holidays are here once again, if you can even believe it! (We certainly can't.) We here at Prosper would like to wish you and yours a safe, happy...
ChiUnionStation

Working on the Railroad

Located behind a nondescript storefront in Commerce Township, the Chi-Town Union Station is home to a secret world of railroad wonders. Not only does it house the world's largest O...

Walled Lake and Birmingham Students Win Oakland County’s ‘I Voted’ Sticker Contest

Excerpt: Two students will see their sticker designs worn by voters across Oakland County. Over the summer, the county board of commissioners, in partnership with Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown...

113 Michigan Companies Become Veteran-Friendly Employers This Year

Excerpt: Michigan added 113 companies and organizations to the state’s Veteran-Friendly Employer Program in fiscal year 2019 — a 51 percent increase from the year before. At the Michigan Veterans...

New Real Estate Trio Breaking Industry Traditions Inside Pontiac’s Riker Building

Excerpt: Two childhood friends from Keego Harbor have opened a new real estate company in downtown Pontiac with the goal of bringing the industry into the 21st century. Chris Hubel...

Enjoy Winter Fun at Oakland County Parks and Recreation This December

Take time to slow down, relax and enjoy outdoor nature this winter. Explore the nearly 80 miles of trails at the 13 Oakland County Parks, view wildlife at the...

Oakland County Non-Discrimination Policy Bolsters Opportunity, Quality of Life

Oakland County Executive administration and the Board of Commissioners collaborated to adopt the county’s first comprehensive non-discrimination policy. Miscellaneous Resolution 19250, approved by the Board of Commissioners on November 20...

Ten ‘Wilder Side’ Sites for Outdoor Adventures in Oakland County

Oakland County has a diverse array of protected wildlands and hundreds of miles of trails, thanks first to the forces of nature, and then to the dedicated work of...

How Mitch Albom Keeps Churning Out Best-Selling Books

In November 2019, Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family was to be released. The memoir is Mitch Albom’s eighth book in a list that...