Lower Peninsula

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State Police: Trooper Killed Man Threatening Him With Pipe

State police say a trooper fatally shot a 43-year-old man who threatened him with a metal pipe after a crash in the northern Lower Peninsula.

CBS Detroit–07/16/2015

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Authorities: Man, 25, Dies While Swimming In Elk Lake

Authorities say the body of a 25-year-old man who reportedly jumped from a boat to swim in Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula has been recovered.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2015

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Snyder Sets Brisk Pace In Mackinac Bridge Walk

Gov. Rick Snyder led thousands of walkers and runners across the Mackinac Bridge for one of Michigan’s most popular Labor Day traditions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2012

Traces of the emerald ash borer on the trunk of a dead ash in Michigan. (istockphoto)

Ash Trees At Sleeping Bear Dunes May Be Wiped Out By Emerald Ash Borer

An invasive insect may wipe out the ash trees at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2011

Black bear. (Getty Images)

Increase In Black Bear Sightings Reported In Lower Peninsula

Park officials are urging holiday campers to keep their food put away if they visit the area in the northwestern Lower Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2011

State Wants To Euthanize Bear That Attacked Hunter

Michigan wildlife officials will try to euthanize a mother black bear that mauled a bow hunter in a tree stand along with her three cubs in the northern Lower Peninsula.

10/13/2010