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Issue: March 2015

Sunken History and Maritime Treasures: Marine Artist Robert McGreevy Receives Honor - Robert McGreevy of Harbor Beach was recently honored at a reception held by the National Museum of the Great Lakes in Toledo, Ohio, for his...

A Great Lakes Sailor: Sailor Mike Quinn Part 1 - Great Lakes’ sailors often have one thing in common – a fascination and respect for the water. Following are the experiences and memories Caseville native...

Garden Guidance: Gardening Conference and Yard and Garden Expo - The Master Gardeners of Huron County are offering their thirteenth annual Spring Into Gardening Conference and Yard & Garden Expo on Saturday, March 28, from...

Events: March Events - Deadline for event submission is the 15th of the month prior to month of issue. To have your nonprofit event listed here, include the name of...

Smile Awhile: Advice From an Old Farmer - Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong. Keep skunks and bankers at a distance. Life is simpler when you plow around the stump. A bumblebee is...

Lake Huron Update: Lake Level Above Long-Term Average - Looking back at the Lake Huron water levels recorded in 2014, it was an amazing year. For the first time in more than 15 years, the...

Where In America Are You?: Where in America Are You? - The statue you see of George Bartholomew on Court Avenue commemorates the one-hundredth anniversary of the first concrete street in the United States. In the...

Schools of Yesteryear: Bloomfield No. 5 - Swayze School - Part 4 - Join in the continuation as former Swayze students recall the fun they had at Chrismastime and about one young man who was more than happy...

The Doctor's Corner: 91 Things - Hi Folks. It takes 91 essential nutrients for the body to work correctly. An essential nutrient is one your body can’t make. You have to...

Healing From the Roots Up: Cancer - Part Five: Faith in Your Healing - Activating your faith in healing is the first and most important step in your healing process. The first thing is to believe that you can...

Legally Speaking: Protecting Children - This article is the fifth installment in the series on Michigan children and the child protection system.  When a court attempts to reunify a child...

A Peek at the Past: Dionne Quintuplets - The Dionne quints were born May 28, 1934. They are the first quintuplets known to survive their infancy. They are the only female identical set...

Thumb Rails: Thumb Depots: History of the Capac Depot - Part 4 - Continued from last month. Although America remained out of the war until 1917, news continually flooded in via travelers and telegraph of the growing “European” war,...

The Way it Was: ...Remembering the Doctors Who Made House Calls - Most all of the small towns of the Thumb area in the 1880s and into the 1930s had a local doctor or, maybe two, if...

Guardians of Freedom: Robert L. Tschirhart in World War II - Part 4 - Join in the continuation as our featured veteran shares firsthand information from LCT-374's ship log, which was documented by the ship's bosun. Sept. 7, 1943:...

Sightseers: Capitol Reef National Park - Where Rocks and Fruit are the Stars - The premier attraction drawing over 750,000 visitors to Capitol Reef National Park, other than breathing the cleanest air in America and the fact that the...

Travel Trivia: TravelTrivia Question Of The Month -   Jennifer Bohs, Fred Black, Ken Coulston, Elly Willis, Ron Burkhard, Thomas Behm, Bonnie Layman, Deborah Black, and Rick Jenkinson correctly answered the Leelanau Peninsula as...

Countryside Yarns - Tall Tale or Truth? You Decide!: The Great Starvation From the diary of Katie O’Connell... - Part 12 - Join in the continuation as Samuel, Katie and the children make their way to Detroit aboard the Griffith and to learn if Samuel discovers any...

Helping to Secure Your Future: Seniors: Helping Prevent Investment Fraud -   Protecting your retirement nest egg and sustaining your retirement income are challenging enough. Taking precautions to help guard your investments from fraud is important. People who...