Northwest Michigan

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Michigan Eagle Cam!

via Michigan in Pictures. CarbonTV and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources are collaborating on a cool webcam of a nesting pair of bald eagles at Michigan's Platte River State Fish Hatchery in Benzie County.
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Northern Lights predicted for Michigan tonight!

via leelanau.com... Aurora Borealis ... over 'the Narrows' by Ken Scott The NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center: CME on the way...Want to see the Northern Lights? We have completed initial analysis of the CME associated with today's…
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February is National Cherry Month!

Michigan Cherries by jdurchen Did you know that Michigan is the largest producer of Montmorency tart cherries, growing 70-75% of the crop? February is National Cherry Month, and the Cherry Marketing Institute (link below) has bushels of…
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Mt. Mancelona: A Man and his Mountain

Last winter Jason Dodge of miskireport.com and his crew spent time at Mount Mancelona and, with intern Justin Vander Velde and the  assistance of the documentary class at Grand Valley State, produced this very cool video about long-shuttered…
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Absolute Michigan Giveaway: Northern Pier

Our latest giveaway is from Northern Pier, a brand-new T-shirt company who is celebrating their Grand Opening this week! Owner Chris Mock explains "Northern Pier has an immense appreciation for the Great Lake State. In fact, it's the…
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Weird Wednesday: Michigan Sea Monsters

The last Wednesday of every month is a "Weird Wednesday" on Absolute Michigan. Usually we get a feature from Linda S. Godfrey, the author that fascinating tome of Michigan mysteries: Weird Michigan. Linda is hard at work on her latest book…
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Hoxeyville Music Festival ~ August 19-21

Held the weekend of August 19th through the 21st, the Hoxeyville Music Festival boasts 2 stages of national touring artists like Umphrey's McGee, Mickey Hart Band, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Greensky Bluegrass, Great American Taxi, Ekoostik…
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July Michigan Event Calendar

Expanse by g. s. george You don't have to travel far when you live in Michigan to find a whole lot of fun. We encourage you to support the festivals, events, cities and businesses that are making all the cool things happen around the…
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Michigan: Great Lakes Surfing Capital

Surfing Michigan by farlane We've pulled together a great collection of Great Lakes & Michigan surfing videos with a few links: The photo was taken on Lake Michigan at Leland. You can see more surfing photos on Michigan in Pictures…
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National Cherry Festival, July 3-10, 2010 Traverse City

National Cherry Festival Junior Royale Parade by farlane Remember the sights, sounds, and smells of a summer celebration in your hometown when you were a kid? Well, happy days return to Traverse City's beautiful Lake Michigan shores July…
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Photo Friday: The Whaleback - Leland, MI by danenmolly

danenmolly (Molly) is a friend of mine from the real world and her husband Dane is a pilot - hence the rare photo opportunity showing The Whaleback and North Lake Leelanau taken from high above Lake Michigan's Manitou Passage. Be sure…
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Do Leelanau photos confirm a Michigan cougar presence?

This article originally appeared on Leelanau.com - click the photo for a bigger view! The Michigan Wildlife Conservancy has released results of an investigation that appears to validate a cougar presence in Michigan. The apparent cougar was…