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Hidden Northern Michigan Treasure For All Ages

North on M-149, 12 miles from Manistique, lies gorgeous Kitch-iti-kipi (Big Spring), Michigan’s largest spring. It’s an oval spring measuring 200 feet in diameter...

Instantpot & Slow Cooker Favorites–Enter By Sept. 1

Now collecting Instantpot and Slow Cooker recipes. Share your favorite Instantpot or Slow Cooker recipe with us by Sept. 1 and you could win...

Around The World–Enter By Aug 1

Soon you'll be able to travel around the world without ever having to leave your kitchen. We're collecting international recipes. Share your favorite international...

The Michigan State Capitol Went Geothermal—Should You?

By Larry Kaufmann, Michigan Geothermal Energy Association The Michigan State Capitol in Lansing recently went geothermal. I was involved at the beginning of this process five years...

The Orchard

By Rebecca Carlson, Cherryland Electric Cooperative memberRebecca is a college English professor. She enjoys traveling, writing, and paddle boarding on West Bay.  The best angle from...

Critchlow Alligator Sanctuary Is Saving The Gators

When we think of alligators, we’re flooded with imagery of sunbathing crocodiles on southern golf courses or Everglades-dwelling animals we’d just as soon not...

Where Iron Meets International Manufacturing

Tom Moran is a special breed that may have been born for entrepreneurship. “I don’t believe in stress for myself,” said Moran. “I love a...

1937–1994–2021

Tom Sobeck, President & CEO What do these three years all have in common? Each represents a significant milestone for PIE&G and the citizens of...

Proposed Rate Revision

By Dallas Braun, General Manager For several years now, one item of discussion at our member district meetings and written about in past articles has...

Fish & Seafood- Enter by July 1

This month we're going under the sea to scout out fish and seafood recipes. Share your favorite fish or seafood recipe with us by...