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The New Mayor of This Michigan Town is… a Dog?!

It really should come as no surprise to residents of a little Michigan town called Omena that their new mayor is a dog. Their former mayor was a cat!. The town of Omena is located in Leelanau County, overlooking Omena Bay, which is on the western side of Grand Traverse Bay. The town has a population of about 275 people.
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Michigan StateLovely County Citizen

Good Shepherd transports animals to Michigan shelter

Good Shepherd Humane Society Adoption Center sent several dogs and a few cats to a shelter in Michigan last week. Cole Wakefield, director of animal operations, said the adoption center transported 12 dogs and five cats to the shelter as part of an incentive from Best Friends Animal Society. One of the dogs was the last long-term dog at the adoption center, Wakefield said. He said the transport will allow the animals to find homes where there’s a shortage in animals available to adopt.
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Michigan StateDetroit News

'Pollinators Welcome' this week's Garden Photo Contest winner

Erin Carlesimo of Redford has been fascinated by bees since learning about them in college at Michigan State, where she studied animal behavior. But “not until recently did I ever consider actually becoming a backyard beekeeper,” she explained in an email about her photo, 'Pollinators Welcome.'. She turned to beekeeping...
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Fight Over Wolf Management Heats Up In Michigan

The battle over how to manage wolves in Michigan is heating up some more. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is going in with her counterpart from Oregon filing a court brief against the US Fish and Wildlife Service. They’re upset at the government removing the Gray Wolf from the list of America's endangered species.