Stories tagged: "Upper Penninsula"


A Verizon store in Georgia. (Michael Rivera/Wikimedia Commons)
Northern Michigan Man Admits Leaving Pipe Bombs at Stores

A 76-year-old northern Michigan man pleaded guilty Monday to leaving two pipe bombs outside cellphone stores in Cheboygan and Sault Ste. Marie.

Mackinac County Sheriff's officials announced the cold case arrest this week. (Courtesy/Mackinac County Sheriff's Office)
Wyoming Woman Arrested in Cold Case Death of Upper Peninsula Baby

ST. IGNACE—A Wyoming woman has been arrested and is awaiting extradition to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to face arraignment in the death 25 years ago of a baby found discarded in the waste pit of an outhouse, authorities said Wednesday. Investigators traveled to Wyoming on Tuesday to interview the 58-year-old woman, who confirmed she was the...

Several variations of traditional Cornish pasties are served in the Upper Peninsula. (Lauren Topor/Flickr)
The History of the Pasty: A Yooper Delicacy—With or Without Rutabagas

Cuisine of the Upper Peninsula is synonymous with the pasty. But where did all begin? England.

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.

11 Enchanting Animals You Can Meet Up-Close-and-Personal in Michigan

Hand-feed a giraffe, pet an alligator, or take a sloth selfie at these 11 Michigan animal encounters.

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12 Haunted Spots in Michigan That Will Give You Chills and Thrills

Celebrate the spooky season with these haunted attractions.

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Michigan Farm Tour: Cider Mills, Hayrides, and Pumpkin Patches

Pick some local produce and cruise through an apple orchard this fall.