USCG Mackinaw, Cheybogan
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#TBT May 25, 1993: Coast Guard Icebreaker Mackinaw in Alpena

via Michigan in Pictures... Shining in Cheyboygan, photo by Bill Johnson Here's a neat "Throwback Thursday" (TBT), a photo of the United States Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw on May 25, 1993 when she was still in service. Bill writes: This…
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April 13, 2006: Collapse at Miners Castle

Reaching back 12 years for a throwback Thursday post with an article originally published April 14, 2006 on Absolute Michigan... The Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore reports that one of the two turrets on Miner's Castle is no more: On…
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The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald edited by Joseph Fulton

Today is the 36th anniversary of the sinking of the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald, and if you're in Michigan, you'll probably hear The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald by Gordon Lightfoot today. I'm pretty sure, however, that you won't enjoy it more…
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Top 6 Michigan Photos of 2016 via Michigan in Pictures

Via Michigan in Pictures - some great shots!! Welcome to the 2017 Michigan in Pictures year in review! I'd normally wish you a Happy New Year and fun New Year's Eve in this space, but my timing was thrown off. Please do still have a safe…
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Star Power at Tahquamenon Falls

via Michigan in Pictures - check this link out for more Michigan waterfalls Milky Way over Tahquamenon Falls, photo by John McCormick / Michigan Nut Photography The Tahquamenon Falls State Park says: Tahquamenon Falls State Park…
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Photo Friday: Ice daggers at The Amphitheater

Today's photo is Ice daggers at The Amphitheater. It was taken in February of 2016 by Lee Rentz, who shares that The Amphitheater is an ice formation used by climbers in the Sand Point area of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Settle…
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Five Things you need to know about Michigan: Investing in our Future

Making the Mackinac Bridge We shared this on Facebook over the weekend, but this is a really cool video from the History Channel featuring some great old clips of the construction of the Mackinac Bridge in the 1950. Enjoy! Michigan…
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Five Things you need to know about Michigan: Spring Forward Edition

Loyola High School in Detroit Detroit schools have been in the news a lot of late, and there's a tendency to believe that schools and students can't succeed in Detroit. The public radio show Here & Now looked at Loyola High School…