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State trail usage survey reveals thousands of annual users

trail users 2Michigan’s recreational trails have been feeling the love. A community forum is planned in Petoskey to discuss survey results that show the usage of some northern Michigan trails.

The Top of Michigan Trails Council and Emmet County commissioned the study last summer. Continue reading

Congressman Benishek announces Veterans Action Initiative

Photo of Dr. Dan Benishek, R-Michigan's First Congressional District.

Photo of Dr. Dan Benishek, R-Michigan’s First Congressional District.

Michigan’s first congressional district is one of the most veteran-dense populations in America, yet resources are scarce for those vets, according to Congressman Dan Benishek, a republican serving the northern Michigan.
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Northern Michigan gets $6 million for “Deep Freeze Fund”

Almost a dozen counties hit by strong winter weather now have the opportunity to apply for millions in infrastructure grant money.

Cold weather this past winter was strong enough to damage water and sewer mains for some areas of northern Michigan.

Officials said $6 million in grants are available to help eligible communities through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. Continue reading