Corey Adkins

Northern Michigan in Focus: Scrolls Unlimited

While the snow may get you in the Christmas spirit, so can the work being done to make Christmas scrolls. It’s a holiday idea that’s unrolled over 25 years. Corey Adkins shows us in this week’s Northern Michigan in Focus. “Centuries old, yes, yes. We send messages the old fashion way, that’s for sure,” said Laura Derk, Scrolls Unlimited. Scrolls…

Northern Michigan in Focus: The Stanford H. Smith

Next year the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will be sporting a brand new boat for Great Lakes research. Corey Adkins got one of the first rides on the vessel. He takes you along for this week’s Northern Michigan in Focus. “Welcome to the Stanford H, Smith. It’s a 57-foot multipurpose research vessel for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service…

Northern Michigan in Focus: King’s Farms

There’s something about going to your favorite Christmas tree lot and picking out a nice, fresh tree! There’s a place in Houghton Lake that takes this time of year to another level. Corey Adkins takes us to King’s Farms in this week’s Northern Michigan in Focus. “The trees are fresh and we try to be friendly, and then we enjoy…

Northern Michigan in Focus: Stand Up Superior

The group Stand Up for Great Lakes is known for doing extraordinary feats to raise awareness for what they believe in. What they have planned for next year might be their biggest test yet. Corey Adkins shows you what they’re up to in this week’s Northern Michigan in Focus. “If you think of those high winds and the ice building…

Northern Michigan in Focus: Charlie the Miniature Therapy Horse

There’s something about touching an animal that bonds with the human spirit. Chief photojournalist Corey Adkins takes us to Baldwin to meet Charlie from Little Horses Big Smiles. “This is all Charlie knows. He’s never done anything but this job, and it’s the greatest thing ever,” said Ronica Froese, Little Horses Big Smiles. Meet Charlie the miniature therapy horse. It…

Special Report: Alan Lomax’s Legend Pt. 2

In part one of our special report: Alan Lomax’s Legend, we showed you who Alan Lomax was and why his recordings are so important. In part two, Corey Adkins takes us to Beaver Island to meet some people who are trying to keep those songs and stories alive. “These old tunes, and especially the lyrics, they are stories, stories about…