Election Day is coming soon! On November 6, 2018, midterm elections for numerous state and federal offices will be held throughout the country. Michigan citizens will have the chance to vote for their governor, senator, state and federal representatives, and judges, as well as approving or rejecting three state referendums. Let your voice be heard! Information on candidates and issues can be found at the League of Women Voters of Michigan website. Don't know where to vote? Don't know if you're registered? Check out one of these helpful sites:

After clinching the American League pennant on September 17, 1968, the Detroit Tigers won the World Series on October 10, 1968 after defeating the heavily favored St. Louis Cardinals in seven games. Relive those exciting days by reading - and watching - all about it, as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of that historic upset. And Go Get 'em Tigers!

Autumn has arrived! Fall colors, apples, pumpkins  cider, doughnuts, and much more! If you want to check out the beautiful foliage in Michigan - and beyond - use this handy guide to get the best views. (For a refresher course on why leaves change color in the Fall check here.) Then come home and cook up some yummy Fall treats, and relax with some interesting crafts - or even a good book! Or just watch some football! Or hockey! Whatever you do, have fun. The possibilities are endless!

October 1, 1908. The Model T Ford went on sale for the first time.

October 1, 1938. Hitler's troops occupied the Sudetenland in Czechoslovakia.

October 1,1949. The People's Republic of China was founded.

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