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Making Fudge on Mackinac Island [Video]

June 16 was National Fudge Day.

What better way to celebrate than by watching fudge being made at Mackinac Island?

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Ottawa County Man Allegedly Ran a $1.5 Million Ponzi Scheme

Yesterday, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette filed 33 felony charges against Scott Rookus, 45 of Jenison, for his role in running an alleged Ponzi scheme between 2010 and 2015.

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Free Camper Storage at Michigan State Parks

Summer means camping in Michigan and camping just got a little more affordable.

Last week, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced that the camper storage program will continue this year at select Michigan state parks and recreation areas.

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Enjoy Yoga on the Beach in Muskegon This Summer

Michigan summers were meant to be enjoyed outdoors which makes finding the time to get to yoga class more challenging. This summer, that's not going to be a problem.

The Michigan DNR says Muskegon State Park will host Great Lakes Beach Yoga all summer!

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The Lone Star Tick Is Moving Into Michigan

Why is this tick such a pest? It appears to cause a meat allergy in some of the people it uses as a host. The lone star tick is easy to identify, as it has a white spot on its back.

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Michigan DNR Auctioning Land [Photos]

A sealed-bid auction of 26 properties managed by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources will run through Tuesday, June 7.

See photos and learn more about the properties.

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The 5 Most Cryptic Creatures in Michigan

Michigan is filled with folklore and urban legends of monsters, strange humanoid creatures and frightening encounters with cryptic creatures. Here are the 5 most fascinating.

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Famous Michiganders Who Deserve Their Face on Money

We recently learned that Harriet Tubman would be replacing Andrew Jackson as the face on the $20 note. What Michiganers should be featured on money? Here are some suggestions.

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Wild Mushroom Foraging Classes and Certification Being Offered

Two separate day-long classes are being offered this month to train and certify foragers who commercially harvest and sell wild mushrooms in Michigan.

Those who would like to learn about mushroom foraging, but do not seek certification, are also welcome to take the class.

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Map Shows Where Oak Wilt Disease Has Been Found in Michigan

April 15 to July 15 is the yearly window when oak wilt can be transmitted from diseased to healthy red oak trees.

Learn where the disease has been found in Michigan and how to protect your trees.

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Michigan Has a Few Dumb Laws – So No Serenading Your Girlfriend

Everyone gets a kick out of funny laws that happen to be on the books. Some of them are simple carryovers from a time long past, where things were simpler, or weirder, depending on your viewpoint. Some of these laws are just plain odd, and don't make sense.

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Michigan Free ORV Weekends: June 11-12 and August 20-21

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced two Free ORV Weekends this summer.

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