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Abandoned Power Plant at Morrow Lake
Abandoned Power Plant at Morrow Lake
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Abandoned Power Plant on Morrow Lake Near Galesburg, Michigan

The pictures of this abandoned power plant on Morrow Lake between Comstock Township and Galesburg are haunting.

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Close Up Of An Adult Female Deer Tick Dog Tick And A Lone Star Tick Are Shown June 15
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The Lone Star Tick Is Moving Into Michigan

Why is this tick such a pest? It appears to cause a meat allergy in some of the people it uses as a host. The lone star tick is easy to identify, as it has a white spot on its back.

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You Can Now Earn A Degree In Brewing

With Grand Rapids being named Beer City, USA and having USA TODAY readers name us Best Beer Town and Best Beer Scene along with the entire state of Michigan being known for it's crazy amount of breweries, it's no surprise that Ferris State University would be the first ever to offer an actual degree in brewing...

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The 5 Most Cryptic Creatures in Michigan

Michigan is filled with folklore and urban legends of monsters, strange humanoid creatures and frightening encounters with cryptic creatures. Here are the 5 most fascinating.

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Famous Michiganders Who Deserve Their Face on Money

We recently learned that Harriet Tubman would be replacing Andrew Jackson as the face on the $20 note. What Michiganers should be featured on money? Here are some suggestions.

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The Accidentals via YouTube
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The Accidentals’ Michigan Song Is Your New Summer Anthem [Video]

Michiganders have a brand new summer anthem and it's written and performed by The Accidentals, a local Michigan band.  The band had a breakout year in 2015, winning awards at major events like South By Southwest, Summerfest, and Art Prize...

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Mushrooms Thrive In Wet German Summer
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Wild Mushroom Foraging Classes and Certification Being Offered

Two separate day-long classes are being offered this month to train and certify foragers who commercially harvest and sell wild mushrooms in Michigan.

Those who would like to learn about mushroom foraging, but do not seek certification, are also welcome to take the class.

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Autumn Colours Delayed by Mild Weather
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Map Shows Where Oak Wilt Disease Has Been Found in Michigan

April 15 to July 15 is the yearly window when oak wilt can be transmitted from diseased to healthy red oak trees.

Learn where the disease has been found in Michigan and how to protect your trees.

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Michigan Has a Few Dumb Laws – So No Serenading Your Girlfriend

Everyone gets a kick out of funny laws that happen to be on the books. Some of them are simple carryovers from a time long past, where things were simpler, or weirder, depending on your viewpoint. Some of these laws are just plain odd, and don't make sense.

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Michigan Free ORV Weekends: June 11-12 and August 20-21

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced two Free ORV Weekends this summer.

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These are the 5 Most Beautiful Street Scenes in Michigan

From our historic and quaint villages and Great Lakes scenes, it's not difficult to select beautiful street scenes across Michigan. It's more difficult to narrow them down to just five.

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Animal Rescue Centres Feel The Strain After Christmas Pets Are Abandoned
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Canine Influenza Outbreak in Chicago, No Immediate Threat in Michigan

An outbreak of canine influenza requiring the treatment of 100 dogs has closed a Chicago animal shelter. Last spring, more than 1,000 dogs in the Chicago area became sick, according to NBC Chicago.

However, there have been no widespread reports of canine influenza in Michigan.

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