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Priced at $40 million, Michigan's most expensive home for sale is like a giant cabinet of curiosities

It's called the Granot Loma, and according to the listing, it may be the largest log-cabin lodge in America.<p>With a private marina and 5,000 acres of surrounding woodlands, the 26,000-square-foot house is listed for a staggering $40 million.<p>Bob Sullivan of Northern Michigan Land Brokers has the …

Lake Superior

Michigan woman who fired at shoplifters is charged

<b>A Michigan woman has been charged with recklessness after she fired on a pair of shoplifters.</b><p>Tatiana Duva-Rodriguez, 46, is licensed to carry a concealed weapon, but police said she should not have opened fire because her life was not in danger.<p>Pursued by security guards, a shopflifter ran from a …

Crime

The Harbaugh Effect is in full effect at Michigan

It seems too soon to say it, but there’s no way around it anymore. Michigan is back.<p>The 12th-ranked Wolverines, winners of their past five, aren’t …

Michigan farmers discover woolly mammoth skeleton

<b>Two farmers in rural Michigan have uncovered a woolly mammoth skeleton in a soybean field.</b><p>It is one of the most complete sets ever found in the state.<p>The animal was an adult male in its 40s, and researchers excavated its skull, tusks, vertebrae and other bones, says the Detroit Free Press.<p>The …

Paleontology
Ann Arbor

Video of Michigan mom giving teen hormones to transition to female goes viral

A video showing a New Baltimore, Michigan, mom surprising her child with her first dose of hormones to transition into a female has gone viral.<p>Fox 2 Detroit reported that 14-year-old Corey Maison had felt like he was living in the wrong body since early childhood, when Corey began wearing their …

Parenting

As U.S. Announces Plan To Accept More Refugees, Michigan Gets Ready

The Syrian refugee crisis has forced President Obama to consider admitting many more refugees to the U.S. Recently, Secretary of State John Kerry pledged that the United States will take 100,000 refugees a year by 2017, increasing from 70,000 this year.<p>If there is an influx of Syrians, many could …

Middle East

Heist havoc: US bank robber shot by customer

Bank robber shot in arms and a leg after customer with gun licence opens fire during heist<p>A US bank robber has ended up in hospital after his heist went spectacularly wrong and he was shot by a customer of the bank he was trying to hold up.<p>The drama unfolded in the Michigan city of Warren.<p>The …

Digital Forensics

All 50 States in the U.S., Ranked By Their Beer

<i>Credit: Jennifer Bui/Thrillist</i><p><i>Everyone raise a glass for National American Beer Day! There are more than 2,100 breweries in the United States, and</i> …

Michigan's Jim Harbaugh already has shut up, now he must put up

<b>Jim Harbaugh's</b> super-secret fall camp is over. For weeks he dodged interviews and closed practices after having warned that the Michigan football program was "going into a submarine."<p>Did all that subterfuge accomplish anything? Or perhaps it was simply a power play, Harbaugh's way of declaring: I …

College Football

19 Michigan Beach Towns, Ranked

<i>By: Nicole Rupersburg</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Michigan is not exactly wanting in the beach department. There are 3,000 miles of Great Lakes shoreline... and that's not even counting the Pretty Fantastic Lakes shorelines inland. Do you like your sand in dune or bar form? Petoskey or skipping stones? …

Lake Superior

Map: More Ashley Madison users in Grand Rapids than voters in mayoral election

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Data displayed online shows that that in Grand Rapids there were almost 23,000 registered users. That's more than the number …

5 West Michigan Breweries you must try

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) eightWest viewers have chosen their five top breweries in West Michigan. Check out the list and make sure to add it to …

Wings clear Zetterberg (upper body) to face Rangers

Henrik Zetterberg is set to play for the first time in four games tonight when the Red Wings host the Rangers on NBCSN’s Rivalry Night.<p>Zetterberg, …

Ice Hockey
Ann Arbor

A Hotel Is Claiming That A Michigan Frat Is Refusing To Pay Over $400,000 In Party Damage

The University of Michigan fraternity partied at the Treetops Resort in northern Michigan in January. The resort now says that the frat is refusing to pay for the damages.<p>The general manager of the Treetops Resort, Barry Owens, told the Detroit Free Press that the expenses from the fraternity's …

University of Michigan
Theology

Reggie Jackson is pretty happy he was traded from OKC to Detroit

The NBA trade deadline brought, you know, some moves.<p>And while these will have a major effect on each of the involved teams going forward, they also …

FBI: Michigan Muslim 'refugee' lied about Islamic State ties - Geller Report

An Iraqi refugee living in East Lansing is facing charges for allegedly lying to federal officials about returning to the Middle East to fight with …

Grand Rapids

Great Lakes ice cover may bring cool spring

The Siberian Express that’s imported northern Russia’s weather into North America is leading to a second year of fast-growing ice cover on the Great Lakes, setting up the Chicago area for the possibility of another cool spring.<p>By Wednesday, the Great Lakes were 85.4 percent ice-covered, just above …

Weather

Multiple Bigfoot Sightings in Northern Michigan

Family encounters upright creature while camping at Silver Falls<p>Man has close moonlit encounter<p>Possible vocalizations heard near …