''Little House on the Prairie'' star on living in Howell
Howell, the traditionally sleepy town 30 miles east of Lansing, got a shot of star power in 2013 when native(ish) son Timothy Busfield, who grew up in East Lansing, and his wife, Melissa Gilbert, beloved star of the “Little House on the Prairie” television series, moved to town.
“When we were looking to move, we wanted to be somewhere central, with easy access to planes and trains,” Gilbert said. “We came to Howell, we found the house on my birthday two years ago, and I fell in love.”
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