Stories tagged: "northern michigan"

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivers her State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate on Jan. 25 in Lansing. (AP Photo/Al Goldis, File)
Update: Michigan Man Pleads Guilty to Assisting in Plot to Kidnap Whitmer

A man prosecutors describe as an anti-government extremist who backed a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer plans to change his plea from not guilty, court records show.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks about the new scholarship program at Wayne State University. (Courtesy/State of Michigan)
Michigan Just Cut Wayne State Students a Big Break on Their Tuition

Students at Wayne State University with families earning less than $70,000 are now entitled to tuition-free education with zero out-of-pocket costs thanks to a new state scholarship program.

Mike King fell in love with the slopes at an early age. (Courtesy/Ella Skrocki via Instagram)
Michigan Skier Mike King Gets His Mojo Back in New Documentary Film

Adventure athlete Mike King is taking his new ski documentary Lake Effect across the state in a series of special pop-up screenings and events. The project was shot entirely in Michigan—and it’s 30 minutes of ‘pure fun’ in the Winter-Water Wonderland.

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9 Things You Didn’t Know About the Old Northern Michigan Asylum

Once a psychiatric hospital, now an upscale shopping and dining experience, the old Northern Michigan Asylum grounds are an unforgettable stop on any Up North road trip.

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
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.