16th African American Festival

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Hundreds celebrated African American history, health and education at the 16th annual African American festival in Toledo on Saturday. ‘We’ve been locked up a year and a half. So it’s just nice to hear music and come out of the house and relax and enjoy,” says Toledo resident Cassie Marsunburg.
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African American Festival continues with gusto Saturday

Early morning showers did little to dampen the spirited celebrations planned Saturday during Toledo’s the 16th annual African-American Festival. Three blocks’ worth of cars, pedestrians, and youth cheerleading and dance troupes started the festivities with a parade starting at Detroit Avenue and Dorr Street at 10 a.m., not long after the morning’s rain let up.
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Lenawee County Fair is back! What to expect this year

ADRIAN — The Lenawee County Fair is back after a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the community is ready to come together again. Running from Sunday, July 25, to Saturday, July 31, there will be several events happening around the fairgrounds for the community to enjoy. The theme of this year's fair is "Our Roots Run Deep — 182 Years."

Swanton Corn Festival Set For Return On August 7th

After the cancellation of last year’s event, the Swanton Cornfest committee is proud to announce that the 2021 Corn Festival will be on Saturday, August 7. The theme for this year is Magical Maize. The day will kick off with the annual Pharaoh’s car show starting at 9 a.m. to...
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COVID-19 cases connected with Faster Horses Festival

LANSING, MI (WKZO AM/FM) — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is working with local public health departments on an investigation of cases of COVID-19 illness associated with the Faster Horses Festival, a three-day country music and camping festival held July 16-19 at the Michigan International Speedway in Lenawee County.
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Habitat for Humanity planning Veterans Build in Adrian

Since 1989, Habitat for Humanity of Lenawee has partnered with our community to build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. This fall, we will begin our first Veterans Build in collaboration with the Adrian and Onsted communities. Veterans Build is Habitat for Humanity's national initiative to provide housing solutions and volunteer and employment opportunities to U.S. veterans, military service members and their families.
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The kids are all right: Child tax credit aids 94% of Toledo families

While Chartise Williams oversaw well-seasoned hamburgers grilling at Wildwood Preserve Metropark, her four children, ranging in age from infancy to adolescence, weaved through the park’s picnic tables. When the Internal Revenue Service began distributing child tax-credit checks last week, Ms. Williams, a single mother, used her money to cover bills,...