May 19, 2022

Summer Employment Forecast: Will the job market warm back up?

Now Hiring! Up North Jobs

Your spring 2022 employment guide
Welcome to our Spring 2022 “Now ... Read More >>

The Forgotten Population

One solution to the dearth of applicants in today’s economy: a group of people too often overlooked
You don’t have to be ... Read More >>

5 Years of Helpful Beers

Pour for More keeps filling local cups
Restaurants have endured some of ... Read More >>

The Sea Bird in Central Lake

The Blue Pelican Inn and Restaurant gears up for the summer season
Chris and Merrie Corbett are ... Read More >>

Don’s Drive-In Big D Burger

Tastemaker
Opened in 1958, Don’s Drive-In ... Read More >>

Streetside Grille’s The Streetside

Bottoms Up
Doesn’t matter if Streetside Grille’s ... Read More >>

Feature

Hooking a Big One

Among the seven recipients of the Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation in 2022 is one big fish—or, more accurately, one mighty Fishtown Preservation Society. With three winters of hard work and help from Biggs ...

May 14, 2022 |

Dining

A Little Place in the Country

At La Bécasse in Maple City, French country cuisine is the star, the raison d’être that keeps chef Guillaume Hazaël-Massieux in his kitchen and fills the dining room with satisfied patrons. La Bécasse, under ...

May 14, 2022 |

Music

Cue Up the Holiday Soundtrack

  ’Tis not only the season for hosting parties, over-indulging and exchanging gifts, it’s also the time when we all want to gouge out our ears at the first bars of Mariah Carey’s “All ...

Dec. 4, 2021 |

Opinion

Hope Springs

After weeks of wet, gray, and chilly “pseudo-spring,” we are finally starting to see the real thing. May sunlight, warm breezes, and greenness spreading through the woods are reminders that nature has not given ...

May 14, 2022 |

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Could Camp Grayling Grow?

The Michigan National Guard military training complex at Camp Grayling could be getting bigger. Twice as big, in fact. The... Read More >>

Ride in Silence

At 7pm Wednesday, May 18, groups of bicyclists in hundreds of locations around the world will go for a slow-paced ride tog... Read More >>

Get Your Tires Dirty

Get outside for the Northern Michigan Mountain Bike Association Trail Day on Saturday, May 21, from 10am-2pm at the Vasa S... Read More >>

Gear Up for Running Season in Gaylord

Coming soon, Northern Express will be sharing the 2022 race calendar full of running, biking, and paddling races across no... Read More >>