Frigid Michigan winters create the perfect climate for local wineries to harvest and produce Ice Wine. The decadent winter dessert wine must be made from frozen grapes making Michigan perfect for production.
The Shadowland Ballroom still exists today as a wedding venue and company gathering center, and the days of bands coming in and playing are long gone but not forgotten. The song Shadowland is definitely a tip of the hat to bands coming out of 50s.
Two West Michigan Republicans joined the ranks of House Democrats and 33 other Republicans in calling for a 9/11 style commission to investigate the attack and insurrection at the United States Capitol on January 6th.
Freshman congressman Peter Meijer of Grand Rapids, and Fred Upton of St. Joseph, voted in favor of the commission despite opposition from Republican leaders that included Minority House Leader Kevin McCarthy.