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An Idea Takes Flight

A Mackinac Island resort groundskeeper keeps his grandfather close while working, thanks to a delightful handcrafted birdhouse

Living Their Dream

After opening the Northport Trading Post, this happy couple now thrills rock hounds with stone-polishing classes

Tales and Tips

Popular travel writer shines spotlight on Michigan’s amazing parks and hiking adventures.

23 Slopes in 24 Hours

Skiing and snowboarding duo carve out world records one downhill run at a time.

A Lasting Legacy

The Michigan Maritime Museum unveils its $3.7-million Heritage Center and expands its downtown South Haven campus
“The Wonderul Wizard of Oz” enchants in Holland’s Centennial Park. Summer is the time for visitors to see the display’s floral book.

Fairytale Legacy

Kids — and adults — will enjoy the fascinating Wizard of Oz characters and Yellow Brick Road display in Holland

Winter Reading

It took me a while to get into Viola Shipman’s latest novel, “The Secret of Snow” (Graydon House Books). For the first 70 or so pages, it moves between the newsroom of a Palm Springs TV station and a meteorologist named Sonny Dunes and Sonny’s days growing up with her family and kid sister in northern Michigan.