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Bike path expected in central Michigan by next fall


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

Dann’s House provides people struggling with homelessness, alcoholism with safe place to drink


Pictured above: Dann McCarthy, whom "Dann's House" is named after. Photo Credit: www.stoneshouse.org.

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.
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