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Michigan Thumb Indian TrailsMichigan’s Thumb, in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, is a region and a peninsula so named because the Lower Peninsula is shaped like a mitten. ThumbWind focus’s many of its stories on Michigan’s Thumb region.

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The Salt Industry in Michigan’s Upper Thumb

The first successful attempt to manufacture salt in Michigan was made by the East Saginaw Salt Manufacturing Company in 1859. The success of this company led to a rapid development of the industry in the Saginaw Valley where the blocks were operated in connection with sawmills. The industry soon spread...

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Grindstone City- White Church Gallery

#ThumbPic of the Day – White Church Gallery Grindstone City

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Sebewaing History – A Busy Harbor

Sebewaing had a thriving shipbuilding and lumber shipping capability in its narrow harbor in the 1800s

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Drinking Water Contamination in Caseville’s Water System

Online reports show that recent tests of Caseville, Michigan’s water supply have excessive levels of Trihalomethine. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has been brought in to help reduce the contaminate to safe levels.

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