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2008-07-18 18:00:27

By Marta Hepler Drahos, The Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Mich. Jul. 18--NORTHPORT -- It may be a presidential election year, but the yard signs and bumper stickers cropping up in Northport these days are for an even more rancorous contest: the Jets vs. the Sharks.

2008-07-16 15:00:00

By SHARIF DURHAMS Trash from Wisconsin started piling on Michigan beaches Monday. Officials in Manistee, Mich., had to close public beaches that were strewn with plastic wristbands used to sell beer at outdoor festivals, pill bottles and plastic needle covers.

2008-07-16 09:00:44

Michigan officials Wednesday were trying to determine the origin of hundreds of pounds of garbage that washed up along 45 miles of Lake Michigan beaches.

2008-07-16 03:00:29

By Sharif Durhams, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 16--Trash from Wisconsin started piling on Michigan beaches Monday. Officials in Manistee, Mich., had to close public beaches that were strewn with plastic wristbands used to sell beer at outdoor festivals, pill bottles and plastic needle covers.

2008-07-13 18:00:15

By Sheri McWhirter, The Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Mich. Jul. 13--GRAYLING -- Opponents of a plan to drill for natural gas beneath a wilderness area known as the Mason Tract are celebrating a federal judge's decision to block mineral exploration there.

2008-07-13 18:00:14

By Vanessa Mccray, The Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Mich. Jul. 13--TRAVERSE CITY -- Imagine planning a party for hundreds of people, some of whom have been MIA for 20 years. That's the daunting task organizers of the Traverse City High School class of 1988 reunion face.

2008-07-13 12:00:26

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- A federal judge has overturned a decision by the U.S. Forest Service to allow oil and gas drilling near a forest and a river in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula. U.S.

2008-07-12 18:00:14

By Victor Skinner, The Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Mich. Jul. 12--TRAVERSE CITY -- The issue of recycling hits close to home for Port Huron residents Dave and Sandy Hietikko when they watch hundreds of trucks each day haul Canadian trash through their hometown.

2008-07-10 18:00:00

By Vanessa Mccray, The Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Mich. Jul. 10--TRAVERSE CITY -- Blisters, sunburns, slivers and scrapes -- those are the types of medical maladies that send visitors to the National Cherry Festival's first-aid tent.

2008-07-04 18:00:15

By The Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Mich. Jul. 4--INTERLOCHEN -- Jeff Haas will begin hosting a weekly radio program Sunday on Interlochen Public Radio. "Jazz Connections" will air Sundays at 6 p.m. and be rebroadcast Thursdays at 10 p.m. on IPR Music Radio, 88.7 FM.


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Huron-Manistee National Forests
2013-11-01 12:56:11

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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