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Issue: November 2016

Sunken History and Maritime Treasures: William C. Warren - The following story was first printed in Wayne Kadar's book titled Great Lakes Collisions, Wrecks and Disasters, Ships 400 to 998 Feet. In February 1948, a...

Garden Guidance: Fancy Leaf Geraniums - The common summer plants we call geraniums are actually pelargoniums. They originated in eastern and southern Africa and were brought to England in the seventeenth century. The...

A Great Lakes Sailor: High or Low for Whitetail Deer? - The following scenario is one that plays out for many whitetail deer hunters every autumn. The rut has been on for a few weeks, and...

Events: November 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...

Wellness Tip of the Month: Is Food Coloring Safe - It is said that we “eat with our eyes as much as with our mouths.” That is surely true when we visit the grocery store....

Where In America Are You?: Where in America Are You? - The rustic bentwood chair you see is where Carl Sandburg spent many hours writing poems. He said he needed solitude to get his writing done...

Schools of Yesteryear: Bloomfield No. 2 - Redman School - Part 3 - Join in the continuation to learn more about the early days at Redman School and specific dimensions of the schoolhouse as documented on a 1920...

The Doctor's Corner: Supplements During Chemo? - It’s unfortunate but true that most practitioners have patients in their practice undergoing chemotherapy for some type of cancer. I’m no different. What might be...

Healing From the Roots Up: Lupus - Lupus is a chronic inflammatory and autoimmune disease that attacks multiple organs. At least 90 percent of people who contract lupus are women between the...

Guardians of Freedom: Bill Wilkins in World War II - Part 5 - Join in the continuation as Bill recalls Schlitz Brewing Company sending the troops beer. A beer tent was erected on one of the islands, and...

The Way it Was: ...Adventures in Life - When you were 50 years old you probably asked yourself, "What new adventures are coming my way in the next 50 years?" You don’t have...

Lake Huron Update: Commercial Fishing Business Dates Back to 1895 - A recent article in The Huron Daily Tribune saluted the Bay Port Fish Company as the “longest operated business on the Great Lakes.” This is...

Travel Trivia: TravelTrivia - Question Of The Month - Gary Erb, Bonnie Layman, Robert Patrick, Elly Willis, Thomas Behn, Fred Black, and Deborah Black correctly answered Beaver Island, which is the most remote inhabited...

A Great Lakes Sailor: The Subterranean World of Mammoth Cave - The Lakeshore Guardian continues its ongoing centennial celebration of America’s national parks with a photo-essay featuring Mammoth Cave National Park. This Kentucky cave was designated...

Legally Speaking: Estate Law - When a person passes away and they have no other asset that requires probate court oversight or administration, they only own one vehicle in their...

Events: Bad Axe Holiday Celebrations - The Bad Axe Chamber of Commerce welcomes you to WhoVille, the home of the Whos! Mark your calendar for Saturday, November 26, for the 2016 Christmas...

Smile Awhile: Smile Awhile - I was in the express lane at the store quietly fuming. Completely ignoring the sign, the woman ahead of me had slipped into the check-out...

Who Am I?: Growing Up in the 1880s - Our youth today are overrun with activities to keep them busy. They attend school on the average 6 to 6-1/2 hours per day, plus have...

A Great Lakes Sailor: Michael D. MacArthur - Part 4 - Join in the continuation as our featured Great Lakes sailor Michael MacArthur shares more of his sailing experiences aboard the Ziesing during the 1970s. All...

Countryside Yarns - Tall Tale or Truth? You Decide!: Growing Up in Nazi Germany The Life of Elisabeth (Eckstein) Kunze - Part 4 - Join in the continuation of this true story as Lisa learns about the horrors of war that the children shared at school. One girl told...

Thumb Rails: Thumb Depots: The History of the Marysville PH&D Freight Depot - Part 2 -  Largely through the efforts of Harold Wills, Marysville was incorporated as a village in 1919 and became an incorporated city in 1924. However, Wills’ company...