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Catch And Release

Submitted by Sally Binard, a Great Lakes Energy Cooperative member Catch and Release has had a strong meaning throughout my life. As a young girl,...

Sometimes You’ve Got to Get Lost to Find Your Way

I decided to make Michigan my permanent home in an unlikely spot—while bodysurfing waves in Lake Worth, Florida. I’d hitchhiked from my hometown of...

I Remember…

We invite members to share their fondest memories. Country Lines will pay $50 for stories we publish. Guidelines: 1. Approximately 200 words 2. Digital photos must be at...

Bright Spots In Dark Days

Thinking back to my fondest Michigan memories, some of them came during the darkest days of my life. I am not only a member of...

I Remember When The Electricity Came On

Born in the winter of 1929 at our home on Elder Road in Alden, Mich., I was the ninth child in a family of...

Michigan Memories

It was 1942, and I was four years old when my parents moved about six miles to a different farm home. There had been...

A Unique Driving Lesson

When my daughter was almost 15, I took her down a narrow traffic-free dirt road in northern Michigan to teach her gear shifting in...

Growing Up With Family And Community

Throughout my growing up years, my father and grandfather farmed together in Michigan’s Lapeer County. They were both full-time farmers until the mid-1950s when...

Berry Picking

Submitted by Joelle Majerowicz, Presque Isle Electric & Gas Co-op member I remember going berry picking with my grandfather, Carl (Lavy) Hagstrom, in the woods...

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...