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Director Commitment Makes A Difference

By Dallas Braun, General Manager As an electric cooperative, Thumb Electric is guided by an elected board of directors who represent its members’ best interest when...

A Full House Of Energy Savings

Explore this interactive infographic to learn easy ways to save energy in each room of your house.

Featured Guest Chef: Mackinac Island Pumpkin Cheesecake

Fall always calls for rich and flavorful comfort food. This mouthwatering recipe from Mackinac Island’s own Island House Executive Chef, Phil Kromer, puts an...

Ultimate Burger Recipe Contest: Enter By Dec. 1

America is a melting pot of flavors, but the burger is arguably one of the most iconic. Submit your favorite burger recipe by Dec....

Before The Bridge

Michigan author Luman Slade has published four books for young readers. One of his books, “There’s a Bear in the Raspberry Patch,” is a...

Guns & Power Lines: Tips To Stay Safe

Shooting guns near power and transmission facilities (including wires, poles and insulators) is dangerous to you and jeopardizes everyone’s power. Here are tips to...

Celebrate Fall On Mackinac Island

Fall in Michigan is a special time of year. Color tours, cool days and crisp nights. It’s what autumnal dreams are made of. But...

Bringing Spirits Home: Iron Fish Distillery Embraces Its Roots

Every year Great Lakes steelhead return to their home in the Betsie River, running inland throughout northwest Michigan. Like these tenacious fish, the proprietors...

Pasta Perfect Recipe Contest: Enter By Nov. 1

Who doesn't love a bowl of homemade pasta? Submit your favorite pasta perfect recipe by Nov. 1 and you could win a $50.00 credit...