The Upper Peninsula of Michigan

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Annual Grand Marais Michigan Splash-in - June 15-17, 2018

Splash-in 2016 by Gary McCormick June 15-17, 2018 the Grand Marais Pilots Association will host the 17th Annual Splash-in on Grand Marais Bay on behalf of the National Seaplane Pilots Association. Seaplanes from all over the US and Canada…
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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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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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Michigan Waterfall Time-lapses

While working on today's Michigan in Pictures about Root Beer Falls, I came across a great series of time-lapse videos of Michigan waterfalls from Douglas Feltman. Many like Root Beer Falls and Jumbo Falls I had never seen. Enjoy!
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Michigan Cougar Controversy Over? Three more cougar photos verified in UP

Michigan Department of Natural Resources News Release - November 28, 2012 Three recent trail camera photos of cougars in the Upper Peninsula have been verified by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Two of the photos, both of…
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Michigan Cranberries & Cranberry Farming

Thanksgiving is just a week away, so we're rolling out a classic feature on cranberries!  Cranberries by argusmaniac Although Michigan only has a small number of cranberry farms in the northeast, Upper Peninsula, and the southwestern…
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Michigan Cougar Captured on Film

This story has become the most popular ever on the Absolute Michigan Facebook with almost 200 "likes", 75+ comments and a whopping 254 shares. The photo was taken with a locked trail cam situated along a well-used wildlife trail in southern…
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Michigan Northern Lights from July 15th by Xavist Zhao

Wow... by Xavist on the colorful wayEarly Sunday morning the aurora borealis graced Michigan with an appearance that was seen as far south as Mecosta County. Xavist Zhao got some stunning shots of the northern lights on the Keweenaw Peninsula…
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Photos & Video from the Duck Lake Fire

We've collected some photos, video and reports from the Duck Lake Fire. Photos are all courtesy the Michigan DNR. "This fire is an eye-opener for a lot of people. In the 1930s and '40s, we had a lot of major fires go through this country…
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Seeking Michigan: Main Street, St. Ignace

By Mary Zimmeth, Archives of Michigan and courtesy Seeking Michigan and the Archives of Michigan. The goal of Seeking Michigan is simple: to connect you to the stories of this great state. Visit them regularly for a dynamic & evolving look…