Peter Payette

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Who Pays For Outdated Power Plant That Lacks Customers?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Electricity rates in Michigan's Upper Peninsula could go up next month by as much as 30 percent. Residents might have to start paying to keep a coal plant open that isn't needed anymore.


Numbers Dwindle Of Living Children Of Civil War Veterans

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

We meet two people who have lived long lives โ€” plus their fathers served in the Civil War. Iris Jordan and Fred Upham spoke with National Geographic News for a story published online last week.


Could Great Lakes Fisheries Be Revived Through Fish Farms?

Monday, September 08, 2014

This summer, Michigan's aquaculture industry took a step forward. And that has touched off a debate over whether the Great Lakes are an appropriate place for fish farming.


Saskawhat? A Novel Berry Takes Root On Michigan Farms

Monday, July 14, 2014

Some rookie farmers in northern Michigan are growing saskatoon, a shrub that looks like blueberry. They're also experimenting with it in the kitchen โ€” in jams and pies.


In A Small Town With Big Events, Some Are Tiring Of Tourism

Friday, November 29, 2013

More and more towns are hosting festivals to bring extra money into the area. But these attractions can be disruptive, and one town in Michigan isn't sure it wants any more. Traverse City is looking at new restrictions to cure "festival fatigue," to the dismay of the business community.


Archaeologists Search Lake Michigan For 1679 Ship Wreckage

Monday, June 17, 2013

In northern Lake Michigan, explorers are stepping up their effort to find a ship that sank in 1679. French and American archeologists are on the lake looking for the ship sailed by French explorer Rene-Robert Sieur de la Salle. So far, the excavation has uncovered a wooden beam that looks like the mast of a ship.