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A Special Destination: Austin Brothers Beer Co.


Development News “I hope we've done something that the community can really be proud to have and really come in and enjoy it. It's something unique to this town,” says Evan Monroe, owner of Useless Creatures Brewing Co. in downtown Three Rivers.
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Alma Aspires: A small town showcases its successes


Development News “This is an unprecedented, one-time funding wave that allows us to direct vital resources toward a decades-long backlog of repair and maintenance needs,” says DNR Director Dan Eichinger.
Development News “Pickleball is a great sport that is bringing generations together to play and improve their health and well-being,” says MEDC Executive Vice President of Economic Development Incentives Michele Wildman.
Feature Story The MuskegonCity Public Art Initiative, which began in 2018, is a project of the Community Foundation for Muskegon County and is responsible for the commissioning and development of 10 monumental works of public art in the Muskegon area.
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Blending art and history in the Upper Peninsula


Feature Story View of Broadway Avenue in Muskegon Heights after the renovation of the Strand Theater property and Rowan Park.
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Ludington State Park: Recreation for everyone


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Niche sports help put rural towns on the map


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In Ludington: Make your mark at this bed and breakfast


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A one-of-a-kind campground emerges outside Rockford