Stories tagged: "northern michigan"


20 Independently Owned Michigan Craft Stores to Explore This Summer

Michigan is the land of fur traders, lumberjacks, and miners. We’ve always been known for creating with skilled hands. So it’s not surprising that arts and crafts — and the stores that provide them — play an important role in our state’s culture.

PHOTO CREDIT: Headlands International Dark Sky Park, Mackinaw City, Mich.
Opinion: All News is Local News

Imagine the most profound, the most resonant, the most three-syllabled “WOW” you can think of. It may help to conjure the voice of actor James Earl Jones to truly imagine it properly. Do you have it? Good. That is how this story will end: “WOW,” and James Earl Jones is the person who will say...

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Voters Across Michigan Sing Different Tune Against Controversial Republican Candidates

Carol Glanville, a Democrat, won a staunchly red district against a candidate with a history of sharing offensive comments and disinformation. 

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Feast of St. Nick: 11 Can’t-Miss Holiday Brunches in Michigan

These family-friendly holiday brunches allow children opportunities to decorate cookies, make stockings, craft ornaments, and visit with Kris Kringle himself.

Photos by: NPS, Iron Ore Heritage Trail
Once a ‘Middle Class Ticket,’ Mining’s Unsure Future Raises Questions for the UP

As natural deposits run low, Yoopers are still turning to their mining past for inspiration for what the region’s future could look like.

Michigan Conservation Officer Andrea Erratt talks to kids at a Charlevoix Rod and Gun Club Youth Day event.
‘I Love My Job’ Michigan DNR Officer on Working in Northern Michigan

Imagine looking out your office window and seeing beautiful northern Michigan staring back. For Michigan conservation officers, that’s a daily occurrence. 

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8 Fun Fall Activities For Families with Kiddos In Michigan

Want to do something fun with the family without putting a dent in your wallet? Look no further.