Stories tagged: "upper peninsula"


An aboveground section of Enbridge's Line 5 is pictured at the Mackinaw City pump station in 2016.
Michigan Doesn’t Need Line 5. So, Why is the Pipeline Driving Through Its Heart?

An oil pipeline has been driven through the heart of Michigan’s Great Lakes. Here’s why that’s dangerous, and why it’s unnecessary. 

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WATCH: A Breathtaking Drone Tour of Michigan

Waterfalls, lakes, cliffs, natural springs, and miles and miles of wild coastline. Welcome to the Great Lakes State.

7 Michigan Lighthouses You Can Stay a Night In
PHOTOS: 7 Michigan Lighthouses You Can Stay a Night In

Many Michiganders aren’t aware they can spend the night in some of the lighthouses along our coastlines. Here are seven of our favorites, and how to reserve them. 

Local members of the Youth Advisory Council help with a backpack drive during the pandemic
‘We Have to Do It Together’: Michigan’s Rural Families Talk Getting Through COVID

Mental health, struggling students and food insecurity. These are the topics on Michigan mom's minds for 2021, and the solutions they are finding.

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1 in 4 Rural Michigan Hospitals Is in Danger of Closing, Even During a Pandemic. Here’s Why.

Overburdened and underfunded, Michigan’s rural hospitals are in need of life support to continue serving a large swath of the state’s families. 

A Tour for the Tastebuds: 24 Uniquely Michigan Foods Spicing Up Our 2021

Craving a bite? From Cosmik Fries to Ghost Pizza to Hippie Hash, Michigan has amazing dining experiences waiting for your summer travel.

A 2021 Michigan Beer Lovers Bucket List: Must-Try Beers, Breweries, and Locales

Michigan is a beer lover’s dream. Here are the must-visit destinations for 2021, from Detroit all the way to the Upper Peninsula.