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The Platte River will have seen a record number of visitors at the end of July, according to predictions. Photo courtesy of Joe Lachowski/Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
Sawyers at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore work to re-open Glen Haven following the megastorm. Photo by Merrith Baughman, National Park Service.
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From Beyond the Horizon: A jubilant Frankfort crowd greets the paddlers from Wisconsin

By Nancy Bissonnette Bordine They gathered on the shore of Frankfort Harbor, all eyes on the horizon. The breeze ruffling their hair was subtly chilled from traveling over the yet cold waters of Lake Michigan. The white silhouettes of three…
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Beulah Environmentalists With An Impact

A couple environmental advocates from Beulah were recently honored for their impassioned grassroots efforts.
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Platte River Bridge Construction Commences

Traffic on M-22 over the Platte River in northern Benzie County will slow to a crawl this spring and summer as the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) rebuilds a 58-year-old bridge. The bridge sits next to Riverside Canoe Trips, a popular…
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Sleeping Bear “Wilderness” Legislation a Potential Win-win for Park and Public

After decades of missteps, how the Park is winning over the local community Before the end of this year, Congress may approve “wilderness” legislation for the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore that — despite the implication of…