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Old Friends

By J. Joseph Mapes, a Midwest Energy & Communications member It has been said that “old friends are the bestfriends.” I surely agree. Growing up in Grand Rapids, I began forming many friendships, beginning in...

A Soleful Mission

Travis Snyder Takes Steps to Highlight Veterans’ Mental Health When Travis Snyder returned from his tour in Afghanistan as a U.S. Marine, he was both proud and relieved that everyone in his unit was brought...

Memories Of An Ice Fisherman

By Rick Fowler, a Great Lakes Energy Cooperative member 1958…the earliest memories of being on the ice would probably spark the flames of many of us who had dads, granddads, uncles, etc., who led us...

The Thrill Of The Chill

By Yvette Pecha It’s February in Michigan, and the deep freeze is here. Some people will complain, some will seek respite in warmer regions, and some, like Tim Cwalinski, with the Michigan Department of Natural...

Rural Michigan Pickleball

By Christopher Mulder, Great Lakes Energy Cooperative Member My mom was a trendsetter when she picked up and started to share her newfound pickleball game approximately six years ago, well before the current pickleball rave....

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