BY JACK NISSEN Capital News Service LANSING — It’s not just their beauty that people love about dunes. Some value Michigan’s sandy knolls for storm-watching. “It was a really popular activity that we didn’t have on our radar,” said Brad … Continue reading →
In 2007, Williamston was introduced to an uncommon kind of art. Fireworks Glass Studios brought the craft of original and customizable glass sculpting to the community, along with love and compassion for its neighbors. Owner, Dave Porter, opened his studio in 2007, getting into the glass blowing business just after retirement. The studio creates various pieces every day, ranging from seasonal glass such as Christmas ornaments and glass pumpkin pieces, to everyday home objects like vases and wall mountings. “I love this job because it’s so much different than the normal office job,” employee Doug Waggott said.
By CARL STODDARD Capital News Service LANSING — Winter is going to the dogs in Michigan. And that’s not a bad thing. Mushers around the state that offer dog sledding, for a couple of hours or a couple of days, … Continue reading →
BY JACK NISSEN Capital News Service LANSING — Counties with lots of public land are looking to take some control over state land purchases. A pending bill would grant local governments more power when the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) … Continue reading →
By CARL STODDARD Capital News Service LANSING — Warmer weather and a cool state economy have teamed up to mean fewer snowmobile riders on state trails — and less money in the pockets of those who rely on them. A … Continue reading →