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Study looks at ways to reforest former oil and gas well sites

Former Westerman gas/oil well, Kalkaska County, MI. Photo courtesy of Respect My Planet

Former Westerman gas/oil well, Kalkaska County, MI. Photo courtesy of Respect My Planet

Ten locations in Kalkaska, Antrim and Otsego counties are being studied to determine the best ways to rehabilitate former oil and gas well sites.

The study is being conducted by the Au Sable Institute. Researchers there are looking at new ways restore damage to forests caused by oil and gas drilling. Continue reading

Students fund classmate’s Spring Break trip to Japan

18-year-old Kenny Berends pictured to the right. Photo courtesy of Chris Corbett and Connor Zook's "GoFundMe" page that helped raise the money to send Kenny on his trip to Japan.

18-year-old Kenny Berends pictured to the right. Photo courtesy of Chris Corbett and Connor Zook’s “GoFundMe” page that helped raise the money to send Kenny on his trip to Japan.


Who said you can’t keep a secret in a small town? The northern Michigan community of Central Lake managed to do just that.
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