You might be a redneck… if you sign up for the Redneck Games.
There is such a thing – in Gladwin County. The Chamber there is hosting it’s first ever Redneck Games later this month.
It’s a two-day contest where adults and kids alike compete in unique activities. Read more
A new bike trail is expected to debut next fall in central Michigan.
Officials say the proposed path would extend from Clare to Alma and connect two existing trails: the Pere Marquette and Fred Meijer Heartland trails.
The path is proposed to run more than 40 miles through Clare, Isabella and Gratiot Counties. It would largely run parallel to US-127. Read more
Pictured above: Dann McCarthy, whom “Dann’s House” is named after. Photo Credit: www.stoneshouse.org.
A northern Michigan non profit has opened a new housing facility for individuals struggling with homelessness and alcoholism. But in an unusual twist, residents are allowed to consume as much alcohol in the home as they want.
The city of Mount Pleasant is looking ahead after approving changes to the city’s fireworks policy this week. The move was prompted by complaints this summer from city residents. Read more
Blueberries are ripe for the picking in the Upper Peninsula.
Traverse City Light and Power has an offer on the table from a private company to purchase the city-owned utility.
The local water emergency in Bay County has been lifted, after officials discovered the source of a leak that was discharging 5 million gallons of water every 12 hours.
One Michigan project aims to connect seniors to fresh products at local farmers markets.
Michigan Trail-goers now have a new resource for accessing trail information in northern Michigan.
Fifty organizations collaborated to create an interactive website called “Up North Trails.” Read more
A specially trained detection dog is headed for northwest Michigan in early August. This dog though doesn’t search for drugs or weapons, it’s a sewage sniffer. Read more