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Hatching A Plan For The Future

The Jordan River National Fish Hatchery (JRNFH) located in Elmira, Mich., is a Great Lakes Energy Cooperative Member, and is one of the village...

The Country’s Oldest Ice Climbing Festival

Many people travel to gorgeous Munising, Michigan, in the state’s Upper Peninsula to experience the beauty of the infamous sandstone cliffs of Pictured Rocks...

O Chrismas Tree: Michigan’s Unsuspecting Big Business

The Christmas season is bursting with joy, hope, and a healthy dose of nostalgia. We take it in through all our senses—the sight of...

Beacon Of Hope

There is a mystery, magic, and something altogether romantic about lighthouses. Whether it’s tales of swarthy sea captains and ghost-like specters wandering catwalks or...

Adventure Awaits With Johnny’s Treasure Quest

While the global pandemic offered its fair share of disappointments and loss, one couple opted to mine for the treasure in the mayhem and...

Foraging For Mushroom Houses

When you turn the corner to the charming cul-de-sac and first spy the houses perched one after the other at an almost fairy-tale level—words...

It Takes Guts

You’ve got to ask yourself—what does it take to stand in a line with four other people while someone with a steely gaze just...

Four Generations Contribute To The Swanson Pickle Co. Pickle Legacy

Michigan is one of the most diverse agricultural growers in the country, second only to California. So perhaps it shouldn’t be surprising that it’s...

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...

Tackling Commercial Fishing With Massey Fish Co.

When zebra mussels or other foreign aquatic invaders find their way into the Great Lakes, the outlook can appear dire. But nature has a...

Breads & Muffins Due by Aug. 1

Share your favorite “Breads & Muffins” recipe with us by July 1 and you could win a $100.00 credit on your electric bill. Plus,...