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Marquette, Michigan - 'Paradise Found'

NW vista by DA2Brian Marquette, MI has been named one of the top 200 places in the U.S. for sportsmen and women to put their roots down in the April edition of Outdoor Life magazine. These places exist in every state, towns where you can…
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Five things you need to know for Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Welcome to a special March Madness edition of Five Things you need to know about Michigan. Last weekend featured championships in girls basketball, boys swimming and diving, competitive cheer, gymnastics, wrestling and hockey and you can get…
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Bookstores in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

There must be more bookstores in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, but these are the only ones we could find with web pages. If you know of any UP Michigan bookstores that we missed, let us know in the comments! Book store. Copper Harbor, Michigan…
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Manoomin Project restores wild rice to UP ... and that's just the beginning

Last year we ran a story on the Manoomin Project, a program in which at-risk teens restore wild rice to Michigan's Upper Peninsula with help from American Indian tribes. Click through to read a feature by Greg Peterson about this ground-breaking…
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Sulfide mining slouches onward

If you're wondering what all the fuss is about metallic sulfide mining in Michigan, the best place to get your feet wet is to watch this video from Dick Huey, a spokesman for the group Save the Wild UP: Acid Mine Drainage by Save the…
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Photo Friday: bay city fireworks by Michphotog

A couple of weeks ago I did the Photo Friday on a Thursday, which I suppose is better than almost forgetting about it altogether! I'm going to pretend that I decided to wait until evening get the full impact of this great fireworks photo. In…