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"List of dams and reservoirs in Michigan" on

List of dams and reservoirs in Michigan Following is a list of dams and reservoirs in Michigan. Major dams are linked below. The National Inventory …


Local businesses get on board to restore Sparta train station exterior

The fresh new coat of paint on Sparta's historic train station is the work of local professionals who volunteered their services, and an anonymous …


Watch the Waters

A Great Lakes freighter-spotting primer for boat-nerds-to-be<p>By Kristi Kates | July 7, 2018<p>Roger LeLievre was practically born a boat nerd. <br>The editor …

Great Lakes

Piping plovers, common terns making conservation history on Presque Isle

For the second consecutive year, a pair of federally endangered piping plovers are raising chicks on Presque Isle State Park’s Gull Point.<p>Further …


Why this tiny Michigan island was picked by NASA to measure Earth's radiation

GRANITE ISLAND, MI - A small, rocky island in Lake Superior known for getting hit with some wicked waves is the latest place NASA is using to gather …


The people have spoken: Here's where Michigan's Up North begins

It's a never-ending debate that we're attempting to end: where does Up North begin?<p>We've asked this question before and it always results in hundreds …


More than 75 teams signed up so far for 2018 AuSable River Canoe Marathon

Seventy-something? Eighty-something? Somewhere in the nineties? More than 100 for the first time ever?<p>As of Tuesday, July 3, 77 teams were signed up …


Ultimate Summer Hike Guide to 10 Awesome Michigan Trails

Summer is here and nature is calling, loudly. (Brilliant sunshine and gentle breezes have that way about them, don’t they?) What better way to answer …


Rouge River fish to get exclusive freeway at Ford's Fair Lane estate

Fair Lane is well known as the home of Henry Ford, the man who made automobiles accessible to the world.<p>Pretty soon it will also be known for a …


The AuSable River helps teach students about stewardship

<b>By Colby Chilcote</b> <i><br>Huron Pines Marketing Director</i><p>NORTHEAST MICHIGAN – On a sunny morning in May, Oscoda Area High School students took a break from …

High School

New photo by Mark Even

New photo by Mark Even

New photo by Mark Even

2 oldest freighters on Great Lakes pass each other at Soo Locks

SAULT STE. MARIE - The Great Lakes' two oldest freighters shared a special moment this week, passing each other at the Soo Locks.<p>The U.S. Army Corps …

Great Lakes

Here's a cool bird's-eye view lithograph map of Grand Rapids, Mich. in 1868

Every now and again I stumble across a cool photo -- or in this case a lithograph map -- that captures Michigan history.<p>This one shows the city of …

Grand Rapids

AuSable River Festival to feature expanded line-up this year

Grayling’s AuSable River Festival is expanding this year, adding more days of festivities and more events.<p>Once a six-day event, the AuSable River …


There's a Historical Marking Near Lansing And No One Knows Why It's There

This historical marker in the Lansing suburb of Holt was important enough to place in 1940. Now nearly 80 years later, the significance has been lost.<p>…


Mike Terrell: Free flowing trails

The first time I walked those steep hills above Bellaire with Gene Dawson, then an Antrim county commissioner, and Terry Smith, Forest Home township …


These old photos capture the history of camping in Michigan

Take a peek into how previous generations roughed it in the great outdoors.


Three stand-up guys to cross section of Lake Superior on paddle boards

<b>TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (WLUC) -</b> This July three men, Joe Lorenz, Kwin Morris and Jeff Guy, will attempt something that has never been done—to …

Lake Superior

People Keep Trying to Return Things to Detroit’s Historic Train Station

Ever since Ford announced that it would restore Detroit’s iconic Michigan Central Station, people have been coming out of the woodwork to return …


Tippy Dam was built in 1918. (Michelle Graves/News Advocate)<p>BRETHREN — Tippy Dam in Brethren joins an elite group in becoming Consumers Energy’s …

Renewable Energy

WWII veterans visit Willow Run factory where their bombers were built

William Hamill and Robert Geisert were given a tour of the old building surrounded by family members, five former Willow Run factory workers known as …


Reedsburg Dam to get some TLC

CADILLAC — The area around the Reedsburg Dam State Forest Campground will look and sound a little different for the next couple of years.<p>The Michigan …

Wildlife Biologist

Upgrades to be done on Reedsburg Dam in Missaukee County

MISSAUKEE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A northern Michigan dam will be getting some upgrades this summer.<p>According to the Michigan Department of …

Wildlife Biologist

Pirate ship navigates Soo Locks to reach new home in Munising

You can take a cruise on the pirate ship Good Fortune this summer.

Lake Superior

Lighthouses in Michigan you can visit, mapped - Curbed Detroit

Michigan is known for its natural beauty, and because of its Great Lakes and vast shoreline, it’s home to more lighthouses than any other state. Some are still very much in use, while others sit as reminders of times past. Many lighthouses are off-limits to the public, but we’ve chosen 10 that are …

Meteotsunami hits Grand Traverse Bay in downtown Traverse City

A meteotsunami is also known as a seiche.

Bill Ford explains why Ford is serious about reviving Detroit

DETROIT – Day after day, Bill Ford drove his Mustang GT along Michigan Avenue between Dearborn and Detroit, past the graffiti-covered train station that had become the symbol of this city's decay.<p>And he started to wonder about his legacy, his family’s legacy and the future of Ford Motor.<p>“I kept …

Stepping Toward Milestones With Hike 50 and Hike 100 - 9 & 10 News

“A lot of trees and quite a bit of it overlooks the Manistee River Valley right off to our right and that’s one of the most beautiful views I like to …