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The Northern Michigan Jewish Colony of Palestine

The Northern Michigan Jewish Colony of Palestine located outside of Bad Axe began in the late 1883 and lasted for over 20 years.

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Films Made in Michigan

Sean Penn Comes to Bad Axe This Must Be the Place is a 2011 drama film directed by Paolo Sorrentino, written by Sorrentino and Umberto Contarello and released in the U.S. in 2012.It stars Sean Penn and Frances McDormand. The film deals with a middle-aged wealthy rock star who becomes bored in his...

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Michigan Upper Thumb Drive-In Theaters

Drive In theaters remained popular until VHS movies took hold of the market in the 1980’s. Yet one still remains in the Thumb. We look back.

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Wind Income Saved the Family Farm

Over 99% of the 2.1 million farms are family-owned and operated. A large portion now host wind turbines. 

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