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Free Clinics Provide Priceless Care for Michigan’s Underinsured

Although Obamacare is helping millions of Americans get health insurance coverage, the need for free and low-cost health care clinics still exists for those who find themselves underinsured, as well as Michiganders who are still without any coverage. For example,…

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Lakeshore Bike Shop in Marquette

As the popularity of snow biking surges in Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula, Lakeshore Bike Shop in downtown Marquette aims to capitalize on the attention, and strengthen its role as a player in the winter sport. Snow biking involves…

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The crossroads of all things food in Marquette is getting a little bigger

On a recent trip up to Marquette, I noticed construction materials next to signage for the Marquette Food Co-Op just outside downtown. Come to find out, the Marquette Food Co-Op, which spreads the love of locally sourced food throughout the…

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Snow biking takes over Northern Michigan

In Northern Michigan there is a trend taking hold of the cycling community–not a new product per se, but definitely an adventure gaining momentum. Fat bikes have been around since the late 1980’s in Alaska and are now the fastest…

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A Healthier Michigan’s A-Z Guide to Michigan Wineries: 2013 Upper Peninsula edition

  So far we’ve served up a flight of wines from the East, the West, and the Central regions of Michigan. In this, our final installment of A Healthier Michigan’s A-Z Guide to Michigan Wineries, our virtual tour stops off…

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Kick off Thanksgiving right with one of these 11 great Turkey Trot races in Michigan

Each Thanksgiving Day, my wife and I join up with friends for one of our favorite rituals of the year. No, I’m not talking about the Thanksgiving feast — that comes several hours later — but rather the ritual of…

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Enjoy Labor Day weekend, pure Michigan style

Labor Day weekend is the emotional end of summer in Michigan. Sure, the calendar says we have a few more weeks to go, but our brains know better. Days are becoming shorter, nights are becoming cooler. Baseball season is winding…

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Spring Break Staycation: 7 Places to Go to Be Active in Michigan

School districts across the state are getting ready to go on spring break next week, and we’ve got some great staycation ideas for active-minded families looking for Michigan attractions. So without further ado, here is the Healthier Michigan-endorsed list of…

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