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Opposition Builds Against Lake Huron Nuclear Dump Site

The clock is ticking down toward an expected decision by the Canadian government on whether to allow a nuclear waste dump near Lake Huron.
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Traverse City Granted millions to develop near the Boardman River

Visitors and locals in Traverse City can expect to see a new boardwalk taking shape along the Boardman River.
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A Northern Michigan Library is hosting Art Lecture series with unique artists

Presenter Allee Willis.

Presenter Allee Willis.


A northern Michigan library will be hosting an art lecture series emphasizing Michigan arts.

The Charlevoix Public Library, partnering with the Crooked Tree Arts Center kicks off the series July 31.

Val Meyerson is with the Charlevoix Library. She said there are three presenters with different backgrounds. Read more

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Saginaw increases water deposit for new customers

file000590261303New customers of Saginaw’s water department will be handing over more money than before as a deposit. Read more

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State parks have recent upgrades from recreational passport sales

State parks have recent upgrades from recreational passport sales

While visitors to state parks are out roughing it this summer they may notice some upgrades to facilities.

DNR officials said some state parks, including ones in Roscommon and Montmorency counties, have had electrical upgrades or other improvements completed. The DNR says it has spent $7 million on improvements-things like new campgrounds and improved well water systems. Read more

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Volunteers are yanking invasive Garlic Mustard plants

Garlic and mustard may sound good as summer fixings, but the garlic mustard plant is an invasive species that’s begun to crowd out native plants.

The National Park Service says Europeans probably brought garlic mustard to the US in the 1800’s. Read more

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Michigan Shipwrecks book signing planned at Mackinaw City lighthouse


Lighthouses offer a unique view of Michigan’s lakeshores. This weekend one author will take advantage of a Mackinaw City lighthouse to host a book signing.

The book, “Master of Disaster – The Life and Works of Shipwreck Artist Ed Pusick” depicts Great Lakes Shipwrecks and tells the story of the artist, Ed Pusick. Read more

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Non-union builders challenge local wage floors

moneyAn association of non-union construction companies has asked the state Supreme Court to strike down local prevailing wage laws. The Associated Builders and Contractors says a state law preempts the ordinances.
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Police crack down on drunk driving over the holiday

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Police patrols are out in force over the Fourth of July holiday to crackdown on drunk driving.
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Hundreds of students attend philanthropy camp at CMU

Purpose, passion, and philanthropy brought students from all over Michigan for a leadership camp at Central Michigan University recently.

A rainy weekend may have kept some inside, but it didn’t keep hundreds of students from learning about philanthropy and community service. Read more

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