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ST. IGNACE, Mich., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Mackinac Straits Health System Foundation today announced its sponsorship of the first-ever 'Free Bridge Fare Day' on November 1, in honor of the 52nd anniversary of the first crossing of the Mackinac Bridge.
PETOSKEY, Mich., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CMS Land Company reports that significant progress has been made in addressing environmental issues related to the defunct cement plant that once operated on the shores of Little Traverse Bay.
DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 1.4 million Michiganians will travel during the 2009 Labor Day holiday, according to a recent AAA survey. This year, Labor Day falls on Sept. 7, a full week after last year, at a time when many families are preparing for school opening.
MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Mackinac Island has been known as a gathering place for centuries, so it is fitting that classical, jazz, folk, country and rock musicians will gather from Tuesday, August 18 through Thursday, August 20, 2009 for the 5th Annual Mackinac Island Music Festival.
LANSING, Mich., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time sailing fans around the world will be able to monitor the Pure Michigan Bayview Mackinac Race with Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking technology available exclusively at michigan.org/gps.
DETROIT, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit's Bayview Yacht Club, one of the of the most storied and historical sailing clubs in the world, announced today that Travel Michigan, a division of Michigan Economic Development Corporation, has come aboard as the 2009 title sponsor for its annual Port Huron to Mackinac race event.
Travel bargains and pent-up demand drive slight increase DEARBORN, Mich., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 1.1 million Michiganians will travel during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, launching the start of the 2009 summer travel season, says AAA Michigan.
Lake Michigan water levels, which dropped to near-record lows in 2008, are up this year because of wetter weather, the U.S.
Huron-Manistee National Forests are two national forests located in the lower peninsula of Michigan. The forests were combined in 1945 and hold 978,906 acres of public lands, wetlands, and other lands and waters. Huron National Forest, established in 1909, and Manistee National Forest, established in 1938, are not connected, but they had to be combined due to administrative issues. The Huron area is prone to fires, because of the large numbers of the highly flammable Jack Pine tree. The...
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