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Longform SCRAP Creative Reuse Ann Arbor executive director Claire Tyra.

From trash to crafting treasure: Ann Arbor nonprofit has promoted creative reuse for over 40 years

SCRAP Creative Reuse Ann Arbor has been rescuing materials that would otherwise be considered junk and selling them as affordable craft supplies since 1983.

Feature Story Dawn Mitchell playing at Sanborn Park where the 2024 Robinson Tennis Tournament will be held

Game, Set, Match! The Francis J. Robinson Tennis Tournament returns for 67th year

The longest-running tennis tournament in the Blue Water Area returns on July 30. The Francis J. Robinson Tennis Tournament expects to draw more than 200 athletes.  

Feature Story Opioid health homes address physical, emotional, and social barriers to recovery.

Opioid health homes remove barriers to recovery

Opioid health homes provide a central point of contact where people living with opioid use disorder work with an interdisciplinary provider team to develop an individualized recovery care plan.

Feature Story The herd includes Freya and Maya.

The healing power of horsesHorses partner with people at this innovative center in Fennville

Horses partner with people at the Red Horse Center in Fennville to provide transformative ways to heal and grow using a trauma-informed approach.  

Feature Story Marko Tomko.

Exploring what hides beneath the St. Clair River with Marko Tomko

The blue water area contains a rich history that can be studied by diving the St. Clair River. Marko Tomko, an avid diver, has been exploring the river's past for over 30 years and talks about his dives and the historic treasures he found there.

Feature Story Sacred Earth

The Earth asks us to change: Author calls on us to adopt 'two-eyed seeing' of science and kinship

"How is it we show Mother Earth that we care so much for her?... We need a transformation toward kinship, that's the living world. I hope you give it a try."

Feature Story Historic photo of the Mather Inn.

Ishpeming's 'movie famous' inn finds new life

Renovated historic Ishpeming hotel serves craft cocktails and nostalgia. The hotel, which once housed the cast of the Hollywood film, "Anatomy of a Murder," also has mixed-use space and plans for a basement taproom.

Feature Story Gentex is celebrating 50 years of business and 20 years of downtown Holland's street performer series with games, prizes, and more.

Gentex celebrates milestones by connecting with community

Gentex is celebrating a pair of milestones this summer with community events that include street performers, a block party, and fireworks.

Feature Story goforlaunch

U.P. students reach for the stars with Go For Launch!

Go For Launch! arrives for a second time in Sault Ste. Marie, offering secondary students an opportunity to explore careers in the growing space industry. The three-day camp launched Tuesday at Lake Superior State University. 

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