With the price of gold soaring to near $1,900 an ounce this summer, you may have fantasized about striking it rich prospecting for gold.
Some people are doing more than fantasizing. They are looking for gold in southern Michigan.
You wouldn’t think to look at it, but this nondescript campground about 15 miles due south of Battle Creek is one of the centers for gold prospecting in southern Michigan.
Most gold prospectors here are using decidedly low-tech methods.