brave men and women have worn and do wear the military uniform of the
United States of America. They put their lives at risk and have lost
their lives to protect our freedom, our loved ones and our right to
Swift-flowing river offers a wild ride in Manistee County
Like a favorite old song that always conjures up good memories, the Pine
River in Manistee County falls into that category for me. The clear, cold waters tumble through deep forests underneath high banks
supporting towering pine and hardwood trees.
Scrap industry provides second chance for junk & its peddlers
In a rotted-out building in Suttons Bay, Jeff Bryant sifts through a pile of rusted desks, abandoned cabinets, broken windows and molding furniture. A grape vine, with violet berries still attached, snakes through the gaping hole in the ceiling into the collection of junk.
For awhile, all I hear is the rustling of dry corn stalks in
the wind. Then, I hear the laughter of a child somewhere toward the
west. I can’t see anyone, but I know they are wandering like me through
this maze of maize.
Observations of a Michigander cycling through the green deserts of the West
Last fall, my wife Laura and I embarked on an adventure. With good health and time available, we cleared our schedules and relied on friends and family to fill in on the home front. We dropped our youngest daughter off at college, and took off for a 10-month, 9,000-mile journey around the perimeter of the USA on touring bicycles.
The rain forests of New Guinea and their feathered occupants are revealed this week with “Birds of Paradise: Amazing Avian Evolution,” a National Geographic Traveling Exhibition coming to the Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College in TC.
Local filmmaker feels the love in crowdfunding trend
There’s strength in numbers. That’s the belief behind the money-raising phenomenon known as crowd-funding, an online campaign for artists, entrepreneurs and non-profit organizations. Websites like IndieGoGo, KickStarter and Razoo allow people to translate their faith in a mission, project or business idea into actual dollars.
Hot DatesJamie Kauffold
Olympic training skills, this challenge is open to families with children ages 4 – 14. This week’s course is: Biathlon - Move quickly through the pool, shooting targets with a water gun. 7pm, John & Marnie Demmer Wellness Pavilion & Dialysis Center, Petoskey.