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Issue: November 2017

Sightseers: Seven Generations of Vettes - 1953-2017 - Martin Milner and George Maharis drove a Chevrolet Corvette in the early-1960s series Route 66. Jan and Dean and the Beach Boys sang about the...

Sunken History and Maritime Treasures: Penobscot - Part 3 - Join in the continuation as sailors aboard both vessels realize their fate if they don't act quickly. Some are rescued by tugs that came to...

Thumb Rails: Reefer Madness The Saga of How a Grand Trunk Western Refrigerator Car Was Saved - Part 5 - Welcome back to our column. As you may remember, over the last four months we strayed slightly from our coverage of the small-town train station...

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...

Who Am I?: Was Your Ancestor a Member of the Civil Air Patrol? - During World War II, an organization of volunteers was created to help protect the United States during wartime, and in doing so, members risked life...

Where In America Are You?: Where In America Are you? - The World Trade Sculpture of Steel seen here is located in Manhattan Project National Historical Park, one of America’s newest national parks. The Manhattan Project...

Schools of Yesteryear: Rubicon No. 5 - Hopson School - Part 3 - Join in the continuation to learn more about Hopson School's early days during the dawn of the twentieth century... Rubicon No. 5, also known as...

Schools of Yesteryear: Rubicon No. 5 - Hopson School - Part 3 - Join in the continuation to learn more about Hopson School's early days during the dawn of the twentieth century... Rubicon No. 5, also known as...

The Doctor's Corner: Cell Phone Safety - We’re all connected now to a degree that few envisioned even just a few decades ago. Cell phone use is common place. When I first...

A Great Lakes Sailor: Exploring Alternative Healing Modalties - Saunas - A sauna is a small room where dry or wet heat is used to help the body perspire. Saunas originated from Finland, where there are...

Smile Awhile: If General Motors Built Cars Like Microsoft... - At a computer expo (COMDEX), Bill Gates reportedly compared the computer industry with the auto industry and stated, "If GM had kept up with technology...

Wellness Tip of the Month: Tumeric: The Spice of Life - A sprinkle of cinnamon, a pinch of cloves, a teaspoon of ginger…While spices do add much flavor to food, they aren’t just for cooking. One...

A Great Lakes Sailor: Joe Dean - Part 2 - Join in the continuation as Joe recalls working his way up to wheeling aboard the City of Detroit III. With such a big passenger ship, there...

Travel Trivia: TravelTrivia - Question Of The Month - Donna Jurovcik, Elly Willis, Deborah Black, Fred Black, Thomas Behm, Joann Gorkowski, and Bonnie Layman correctly answered Adrian, Michigan, as being home to one of...

Countryside Yarns - Tall Tale or Truth? You Decide!: The Orphan Train - Part 9 - Join in the continuation as Bridget continues to search for her siblings, Donovan and Feena. Would her trip to Sanilac County's Sandusky give her more...

Events: Bad Axe Christmas In Whoville -   Mark your calendar for Saturday, November 25, for the 2017 Christmas Parade beginning at 6 p.m. in downtown Bad Axe! The parade route begins at...

Outdoors with Ryan Walker: Big Buck Hideouts -   Several firearm deer seasons ago, I decided on a whim to vary my hunting tactics. I was fortunate to have bagged a mature Michigan buck...

Outdoors with Ryan Walker: Big Buck Hideouts -   Several firearm deer seasons ago, I decided on a whim to vary my hunting tactics. I was fortunate to have bagged a mature Michigan buck...

Guardians of Freedom: Al Kleinknecht - US Navy - Part 5 - Join in the continuation as Al recalls a horrific tragedy when a pilot who had been experiencing hydraulic issues was denied his request to land...

Legally Speaking: Child Custody - This month, I continue to discuss custody and parenting time. Currently in Michigan, parenting time is a determination of the number of overnights a child...

Memoirs: Iridescence - What if you remembered That a heart beats within my body, too?   What if you tasted the fear Rising like smoke in my chest?   What if you memorized the...

The Way it Was: ...Remembering Thanksgiving Day - We all celebrate Thanksgiving, but do we remember some of the Thanksgivings of the past and why they were so special? I tossed this question...