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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...

The Nahma Airport

My mother Alice one day not long ago told me about a ride she took on a single-engine plane as a young girl. Born...

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...

The Red Farmhouse History

Submitted by Heather Carmona, a Great Lakes Energy member It was the day we pulled into the driveway and I told my husband “this is...

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...

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...

The Wonder Of Michigan Always Brings Us Home

The eldest of five siblings, I was the only one born in Michigan while my father was in boot camp. We were stationed in...

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...

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...