Stories tagged: "upper peninsula"


From Ice Caves to Sinkholes, These are Michigan 15 Coolest Natural Wonders

Michigan’s landscape is littered with breathtaking features. These are some of our favorite natural wonders from around the state.

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It’s Pothole Season and Projects to Fix Michigan Roads Are Underway With Fresh Funding

"Once again we've proven that in Michigan Republicans and Democrats can work together to get things done," Whitmer said ahead of the bill signing. "This plan will help us continue fixing the damn roads — and the dams and roads."

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Michigan’s New Major Deal Turns Water, Recreation Possibilities Into Realities

A state park in Flint. Clean water for Benton Harbor. A ski jump in the UP. Overnight, Michigan politicians agreed to game-changing legislation.

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Young Michiganders Want Politicians to Prioritize Wildlife Recovery

Monarchs. Moose. Mussels. Some of Michigan’s most iconic species are at risk. A bipartisan bill would help the state protect them, and us. 

Cleaner Water, Better Fishing, Bigger Business: What New Funding Means for Michigan Great Lakes

From water skiing to fishing, water activities drive Michigan’s economy. A new investment in Michigan’s Great Lakes basin will pay dividends. 

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22 Unique Michigan City Names and the Story Behind Them

Which well-known Michigan landmark was actually the pen name of America’s first Native American literary writer?

Ruins of an abandoned stone building in a mining complex in the Keweenaw National Historic Park in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (Shutterstock)
7 Michigan Ghost Towns You Might Not Find on Your Map

These are seven ghost towns you won’t believe were once booming.