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College costs: 2005

February 24, 2015 | Bridge Staff

College costs: 2000

February 24, 2015 | Bridge Staff

College costs: 1995

February 24, 2015 | Bridge Staff

College costs: 1990

February 24, 2015 | Bridge Staff

College costs: 1985

February 24, 2015 | Bridge Staff

College costs: 1980

February 24, 2015 | Bridge Staff

College costs: 1975

February 24, 2015 | Bridge Staff

Postcards from paradise: A daughter of Petoskey finds homecoming a real page-turner

February 19, 2015 | Bridge Staff

Like lots of smart young natives, Katie Capaldi thought her destiny lay far from the northern Michigan town where she was raised. But she’s writing another chapter. Plus, five other looks at people and life Up North.

Postcard from paradise: In the inky dark, a glimmer of starshine – and tourism

February 18, 2015 | Bridge Staff

The Headlands is drawing stargazers to a 550-acre park at the very tip of the mitten, officially designated an International Dark Sky Park.

Postcard from paradise: Custom skis, made by hand

February 18, 2015 | Bridge Staff

Jeff Thompson figured he could make his own skis as easily as buying them. Then mom and dad sold their house to come work for him.

Postcard from paradise: At Coolhouse Labs, a native son incubates startups in Harbor Springs

February 18, 2015 | Bridge Staff

Internet-based companies can live anywhere. One twenty-something hopes giving entrepreneurs a great northern Michigan summer might turn their heads.

Postcard from paradise: Needing to get out, a young man looks to the water

February 18, 2015 | Bridge Staff

His parents always warned: In a small-town economy, the pie is too small for everybody to get a slice.

Postcard: How a git-’er-done spirit helps one rural school district

February 17, 2015 | Bridge Staff

Every school bus that stays on the road represents more money for the classroom at Inland Lakes Schools. The district’s mechanic is onboard. Plus, three more looks at life Up North too complicated to fit on a postcard.

Postcard: When elk is for dinner

February 15, 2015 | Bridge Staff

Food pantries, like their customers, mostly take what they can get.

Postcard: Luxe life at Bay Harbor reflects changing economy

February 15, 2015 | Bridge Staff

A luxury playground grows where an abandoned cement plant once stood on the shores of Little Traverse Bay.

Postcard: A roof and a bed

February 15, 2015 | Bridge Staff

The homeless are about in rural northern Michigan, John McLintock sets out to find them.

New today! School-level database: Is your school an Academic State Champ

February 9, 2015 | Bridge Staff

Bridge’s first-ever rankings of elementary, middle and high schools across the state recognizes schools that coax the most potential from students.

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