Stories tagged: "northern michigan"


Divers explore the A.J. Rogers—or at least what's left of it—off the coast of the Old Mission Peninsula near Traverse City. (Grand Traverse Bay Underwater Preserve via gtbup.org)
Shipwrecks of Grand Traverse Bay: The A.J. Rogers

Grand Traverse Bay is home to dozens of known shipwrecks, spanning from the early 1800s to the late 1900s. Now a popular vacation area in Michigan, the bay was once a hub for commerce and maritime trade—and like most trade routes, this one has a storied past.

State officials said “several dogs" have fallen ill with the same symptoms in the state’s northern Lower Peninsula with an illness similar to canine parvovirus.
Health Authorities Investigate Deadly Illness Among Northern Michigan Dogs

State and federal agencies are investigating an unknown illness that's sickened dogs in northern Michigan and killed at least 30 canines in one county after they exhibited signs of a parvo-like illness.

There's no shortage of ice cream in Michigan this summer.
Get the Scoop on 50+ Michigan Ice Cream Shops and Creameries

July is National Ice Cream Month. And in Michigan, that’s a pretty big deal.

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.