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The Upper Peninsula Is Totally Underrated, And Here's Proof

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.03.2015 | Travel

In Marquette, a remote Michigan beach town further north than some parts of Canada, the only thing more enchanting and boundless than the views of Lak...

Chris Bathgate by the Lake

Ben Evans | Posted 04.05.2015 | Arts
Ben Evans

There are individuals one meets that seem to be working on a different level. They exude calm in every task and emanate a peace and presence that spreads to those around them.

For Army Couple Reentering Civilian Life, Food Insecurity Just One of Many Challenges

Kenneth Estelle | Posted 11.30.2014 | Impact
Kenneth Estelle

On the morning of Sept. 3, Jon and Elizabeth Alba waited two hours at the VA Medical Clinic in Iron Mountain, Mich., not for medical care but for a few days' supply of groceries.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

These Jaw-Dropping Night Sky Photos Seem Too Beautiful To Be Real | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.18.2014 | Travel

There's nothing like a night sky full of bright stars to remind you of the vastness of the universe -- and the breathtaking beauty of Mother Nature.

You've Probably Never Heard Of A Yooper, But You'll Wish You Were One

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.23.2015 | Travel

There's nothing quite like being a yooper, eh? The term "yooper," a native or resident of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, will be added to the upc...

This is What Community Health Looks Like: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 04.30.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

The Pollination Project gives $1,000 away, every day, to change-makers all over the world who are creating more peaceful, just and sustainable communi...

This Is What An Actual Snowpocalypse Looks Like

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

A "polar vortex" is bringing bone-chilling temperatures across the United States, and the weekend's storm added quite a bit of snow -- but it's nothin...

This Is How You Turn Left In The Upper Peninsula

Posted 12.16.2013 | Comedy

Driving in the snow isn't for the faint of heart. In Michigan's Upper Peninsula, where winter lasts nearly the whole year, driving in a snowstorm i...

Environmental Club Files Lawsuit Against Michigan Mine

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 07.08.2012 | Green

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A private club in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has filed a federal lawsuit to halt construction of a nickel and copper min...

Turning Purple: Michigan Voters Indecisive, Overlooked and Just Plain Unaware

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

A little more than two weeks away from this state's January 15 primary, I have yet to hear a single person mention his or her intention to vote.