SPECIAL REPORT: Getting Northern Michigan Back to Work

Unemployment numbers may be dropping, but is Northern Michigan getting back to work?

In December, Michigan's unemployment rate dropped to 9.3 percent. That is down more than 4 percent from the worst of the recession.

Some local employers are seeing signs of improvement but not everyone agrees.

The Grand Traverse Resort and Spa in Acme Township will soon be hiring about 200 workers for the summer. They are holding a job fair at the resort on March 27th from 1:00pm-4:00pm. They will be interviewing and hiring for many of those positions on the spot.

9 and 10's Kyle Mitchell and photojournalist Jeff Blevins spoke to several businesses and job seekers for this special report on getting Northern Michigan back to work.