A gurney that once wheeled patients around the Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital is being offered to the public by the State of Michigan in a surplus items sale being conducted by Western Michigan University.
Cities around America maintain sirens to warn of weather emergencies, alert firefighters, and in a different age warn against nuclear attacks. This siren in Battle Creek makes an incredibly ominous sound.
During the early and mid 1980s, Rax Roast Beef restaurants were once as common as their competitor Arby's, including several locations around Michigan. The chain is still around - but barely. Here's where you can still enjoy Fast Food With Style.
So the Detroit Lions haven't yet made it to the Super Bowl, but plenty of players who have their collegiate roots in Michigan have made it to the big show. The University of Michigan is among the top 5 schools that produce Super Bowl players.
One of the coldest cases in the history of the Michigan Department of Corrections is that of Frankie McGraw. The Grand Rapids woman escaped from prison once in 1973 and again in 1974. She's still on the run.
Native Michiganders grow up with Faygo's iconic Red Pop, Rock & Rye and other flavors. But if you're not from the Great Lakes State or very near by, the Detroit-based soda is likely something you've never tried.
You've heard dire warnings about climate change and how potential changes in our weather could alter our lives. Popular Science magazine predicts that at the turn of the next century in 2100, the best city in America to live in will be Sault Ste Marie, Michigan.
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