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Issue: October 2016

Sunken History and Maritime Treasures: Daniel J. Morrell - This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the sinking of the Daniel J. Morrell. Sole survivor Dennis Hale was able to provide a firsthand testimonial...

Lake Huron Update: GLRC Monitors Oil Pipelines at Straits - Until last year, few people in Michigan were aware of the fact that two submerged pipelines have been conveying oil across the Straits of Mackinac...

Thumb Rails: Thumb Depots: The History of the Marysville PH&D Freight Depot - Part 1 - Welcome back to our column. As you may remember, we began a new series of articles in the Thumb Rails column in November 2014, dedicated...

Events: October 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...

Schools of Yesteryear: Bloomfield No. 2 - Redman School - Part 2 - Join in the continuation to learn more about the early days at Redman School. The most recent Redman schoolhouse was located on Redman Road nine-sixteenths of...

Where In America Are You?: Where In America Are you? - The cliff dwelling you see, known as Montezuma Castle, was named after an Aztec Emperor. It is one of the best-preserved and most dramatically situated...

The Doctor's Corner: That Stinks - Hi Folks: This month I’m going to cast out a few clinical pearls for your consideration. The group of doctors that I hang with refer...

Healing From the Roots Up: Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS) - Lou Gehrig’s disease, known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, (ALS) is a rare, fatal, progressive degenerative condition that usually begins in middle age. It is characterized...

Guardians of Freedom: Bill Wilkins in World War II - Part 4 - Join in the continuation as Bill recalls the crew aboard PT-280 rescuing an American missionary as well as a pilot from an Allied plane that...

Legally Speaking: Estate Law - This month, I will conclude the discussion on the small estate process in Michigan.    Small estates have their advantages, but some of the potential downfalls...

The Way it Was: ...Pheasant Hunting in the Thumb - My first experience in pheasant hunting was shortly after World War II in the area of Pigeon. Several eighth-graders in my class at the Berne...

A Great Lakes Sailor: Michael D. MacArthur - Part 3 - Join in the continuation as our featured sailor recalls the day-to-day life of a deckhand while sailing in the 1970s. A typical crew consisted of...

Countryside Yarns - Tall Tale or Truth? You Decide!: Growing Up in Nazi Germany The Life of Elisabeth (Eckstein) Kunze - Part 3 - Join in the continuation of this true story as Lisa's brother Eberhard makes it home after the war, though to Lisa, he looked like a...

Travel Trivia: TravelTrivia - Question Of The Month - Mary Liz Dowdle, Bev Baur, Elly Willis, Deborah Black, Fred Black, Thomas Behm, Diane Bednarczyk-Poling, and  Donna Jurovcik correctly answered that the Guardian Building, a...

Sightseers: Land of Extremes: The Hottest Place in North America - This year, 2016, marks the one-hundredth anniversary of the National Park Service (NPS) and an ongoing celebration of America’s national parks by The Lakeshore Guardian....