Sleeping Bear Dunes

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Shipwreck Fragment Found At Sleeping Bear Dunes

A piece of a shipwreck that experts believe is from a schooner that sank 140 years ago has washed up along Lake Michigan at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2012

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

Sleeping Bear Dunes Gets $1.3M For Non-Motor Trail

U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin say that Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore has received a $1.3 million federal transportation grant to continue work on a 27-mile hike-and-bike trail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2012

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

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Sleeping Bear Dunes Voted ‘Most Beautiful Place In America’

“Good Morning America” has named Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore the “Most Beautiful Place in America.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2011


The Answer To Girl’s Weekend – Mancations

It’s a growing trend in the travel business – vacations for men, designed by men. And there are plenty of Michigan destinations on the list.


A U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer from Air Station Traverse City, is lowered to the beach in Empire to help guide passengers to shore from a tour boat after it became damaged in rough weather. (Courtesy: U.S. Coast Guard)

Dozens Wade To Shore After Tour Boat Damaged

Dozens of people waded to shore and two were rescued by helicopter from a tour boat that was damaged by a wave in Lake Michigan near Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2011

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Michigan’s Top Ranked Beaches Could Mean More Tourism

A couple of Michigan’s beaches may get a little more crowded. That’s after Dr. Beach, a coastal expert, ranked them in the top five of his list of the best beaches of the Great Lakes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2011

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


New DVD Offers Tribute To Sleeping Bear Dunes

If you’ve got a loved one who’s a Sleeping Bear Dunes fan, there’s a Michigan-made product that’s perfect for their Christmas stocking. MyNorth Media, publisher of Traverse magazine, has released a new DVD, “Journey into Sleeping Bear Dunes.”


Garbage Washing Up Again On West Mich. Beaches

Garbage washing up on Lake Michigan beaches has some in western Michigan wondering if it’s a return to the summer of 2008, when Wisconsin trash rolled in.