When doctors diagnosed Payton Slaymaker from Claypool with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), they said she had less than a year to live.21 months later, she’s beating steep odds, drawing support from across the country.
Dan Schaefer says he spends roughly twelve hours per week in dialysis treatments while waiting for a new kidney. He says if he’s able to find a matching donor to give him those hours back, they’ll be put to good use.
For the last six years, they’ve been traveling there in a van that hasn’t always gotten there without breaking down or needing some costly repairs. This holiday season, the community is pitching in to get the Yutzys something a little more reliable.
Veteran Paul VanDeMark needs a little more help moving around these days, and he isn’t the only one in his household that could use some support. Operation Ramp it Up is reporting for duty to make everyday challenges easier.
When Coasson Inc. got into business three years ago, they were already challenging the idea of a traditional hearse. Now their innovations are overcoming the barriers that come with having a visitation or funeral during the pandemic.
Stacy Reeves took the footage of cars dangerously driving across the tracks while tending her son's memorial nearby. He died after being struck by a train while crossing the tracks when the gates were down. Reeves is now working to make sure this doesn't happen to anyone else again.
Black students face a much different experience in school than their white counterparts, and it's important to talk about these differences in the fight for racial equality. This mural will be a reminder for Benton Harbor High School’s predominantly black student body that their lives matter.
The 2nd annual Avery Brown Basketball Classic was held at Buchanan High School in Michigan celebrating the life of a Bucks star whose life was cut short after he was shot and killed at Bleachers Bar in Sept. of 2018.