Oct 31, 2013
Oklahoma senator calls Michigan landmarks 'wasteful expenses'
A U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, in voicing his frustration with the operation of the National Park Service, criticized two Michigan landmarks calling them "more egregious, wasteful or otherwise questionable expenses" to be found in the country.
Northern Michigan News
Michigan's national parks back in business
Michigan's four national parks are back in business following Congress' approval of a budget deal that reopened the federal government.
Labor hall of fame taps UP activist 'Big Annie'
Anna Clemenc was known as "Big Annie." She was an activist in the Upper Peninsula during a famous copper mine strike in Calumet in 1913.
Project Sisu teaches students about history
You may not expect to find middle school students willingly spending their summer doing hard labor and learning history, but some Washington Middle School students are doing just that.
What is the economic impact of national parks?
A recent study by the National Park Service indicated that the Keweenaw National Historical Park brought in about $10 million to the Copper Country in 2011.