Guest Column

Reflections On Our Pond

By Kathy Fila, a Great Lakes Energy Cooperative member Our 24-year-old son came over today with youthful enthusiasm and energy, claiming he would get the pond...

The Old Ball Games

By Carol Higgins, Midwest Energy & Communications member I was born in 1954, the oldest of eight. We didn’t go many places together, but my...

Reaping What You Sow

By Mike Lavens, Presque Isle Electric & Gas Co-op As we get older, it seems we start to cherish friends and family more and materialistic...

Building A Backyard Bird Oasis

Earlier this month, I was sitting in the lunchroom trying to think of something to add to the usual lunchtime banter. “Oh, check this...

Sweet Breakfast

Growing up in a small dairy farming community in the country, there were not a lot of options for jobs, but one of my...

Sweet Surprises

By Paige Hutter, Great Lakes Energy Cooperative member. It’s 7 a.m. and I sit up in bed, dreading the bitter cold waiting outside. I rub...

An Eggceptional Experience I Will Never Forget!

I will never forget my visit to an ethnic art fair outside of Detroit’s Cobo Hall at the age of 12. It is one...

A Multitude Of Experiences Can Be Fulfilled Within 20 Minutes

By Rick Fowler, Great Lakes Energy member Rick taught high school English in Boyne City for 34 years. For the past 25 years, he has...

Small Town Success

My grandfather, Gerald Gaultier, was born and raised in the local town of South Boardman. He served in the United States Air Force as a...

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...

Casserole Recipes Due by July 1

Share your favorite “Casseroles” recipe with us by July 1 and you could win a $100.00 credit on your electric bill. Plus, there’s more! To...