- The annual Indian camp meeting will be held at Northport from August 9 to 19 and an exceptionally strong program has been prepared for the various days of the long session. The music and singing will be in charge of Louis Shawandace assisted by a large Indian choir. A long list of speakers will make presentations throughout the meeting.
- Two more carloads of pickles were shipped from the pickle station this week at Fife Lake. The crop is especially good this year and a few more shipments are expected to be made.
- Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Jackson, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Lardie, Mrs. Larkins and daughter and Mrs. C. V. Wright were hostesses to a party of friends at dinner Sunday at the pretty country home of the Wrights on the peninsula. The trip was made from the city by automobile. An elaborate dinner was served with covers laid for twenty-two.
- Miss Bonnie Gordon and Paul Henderson of Grand Rapids visited the former's sister, Mrs. Euphemia Ranchor and family over Sunday.
- Mrs. B. Barrus, Mrs. J. Hawk and daughter, Geraldine, went to Cadillac Thursday. From there Mr. and Mrs. Hawk returned to their house in Lansing with their auto.
- Little Rasaline and Florence Brantigan cunningly surprised their sister, Leona last Thursday evening when about thirty of her young friends walked into the house after she had retired. Games were played until a very late hour when a dainty luncheon was served.
- The red raspberries seem to be the most luscious and plentiful this year. Many growers say that they haven't seen such crops in years.
- Sidney Weaver is putting up a fine new round barn. This is the first round barn that has been built in this section of the state and is causing a great amount of curiosity. A silo is being built in the center of the barn all of which is adding to the interest.
- Miss Nellie Thacker arrived in the city Saturday night from Fremont where she has been teaching. She will visit with friends and relatives here for a week.
- Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Ashton all of Grand Rapids arrived here in their car last night. They will spend some time at Mr. Ashton's cottage at Birchwood.
- Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Heath of Chicago, recently arrived in Glen Haven on the barge Muller and went to Cedar Springs lodge to spend some time. They have been regular visitors at that place for a number of years.
- Advice on deportment. On leaving a hall or church at the close of the entertainment or services, the gentleman should precede the lady.
- Medical advice of a century ago. Never use the eyes when such use causes pain in these organs or in the head,
- Best buy of the week. Hosiery, "Onyx" Brand of Plain and Fancy Lace Lisle, 19 cents - 39 cents at the Barney Co.
Leelanau Birding Festival runs May 29-June 2
Robert Parsons has traveled to Texas, Arizona, Florida and even Costa Rica to seek out unusual birds. Now Parsons is adding Michigan to that list.Continued ...
Sand in his veins: Mountz has 38 years at Sleeping Bear
Tom Mountz is the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore’s longest-serving employee. He can’t think of one other place in the world he would rather work.Continued ...
Kathy Gibbons: Time to say goodbye — once again
It’s been three years since I’ve actually lived here full-time in the summer. This year will mark the fourth.Continued ...
Terry Wooten: One poem leads to another — and friendship
I was watching my own kids ride a miniature tilt-a-whirl, when I heard this old man yell, “MIMI SIT DOWN!” I looked around to see who Mimi was, and there was this little carney girl slouched on a plastic chair on a merry-go-round.Continued ...
MILLER — A son, Elijah Thomas, to Tom and Amy (McNeil) Miller of Lake Ann, March 28.Continued ...
Travel in Brief: 05/19/2013
Agritourism listings; New exhibit; Disney at Palace. (Plus more)Continued ...
Community in Brief: 05/19/2013
Beekeepers meeting; Korean War story; Swirl in Petoskey; and more.Continued ...
- Saturday, May 18, 2013
Priest uses big rig to make special deliveries
Father Ray Cotter delivers more than sermons. Two weeks ago, the former truck truck driver turned priest drove a semi-tractor-trailer rig to Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, D.C., to pick up 1,164 free military computers for use in Michigan Catholic schools in the dioceses of Lansing, Saginaw, Gaylord and Marquette.Continued ...
Mental Wellness: Dealing with difficult people
There was a time when I really enjoyed conflict. I don’t mean between people, but I felt like social change almost always happened when people stood up for their beliefs. This also was during a period in my life when my hair was dyed like a leopard.Continued ...
Body & Soul in Brief: 05/18/2013
Lupus meeting; cancer survivor picnic; Lyme disease support group; and more.Continued ...
Area Blood Drives: 05/18/2013
Find a blood drive in the area:Continued ...
You're Needed: 05/18/2013
Organizers of the Art Rapids! fair to be held in June in Elk Rapids are seeking host families for some of the artists who will be participating in the event.Continued ...
Perspectives: Structuring a balanced life as we age
Whether we realize it or not, we all live within “structure.” Sometimes it becomes too limiting or too confining. This can be physical, emotional and spiritual.Continued ...
Claudia Schmidt comes home to Sleder's
Claudia Schmidt will perform in an “On the Porch” concert at Sleder’s Family Tavern on Sunday, May 19.Continued ...
Health Newsmakers: 05/18/2013
In June, Barbara McIntyre, Ph.D., ATR-BC, LPC, will present the paper “Grief Expression and Healing Through Art” at the 44th annual American Art Therapy Conference in Seattle.Continued ...
Community Newsmakers: 05/18/2013
David Barr and Beth Dwaihy-Barr will be honored at the Legacy Gala on Saturday, June 15 at the Novi Civic Center in Novi.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 05/18/2013
Moyers' interview on climate; Short's kick-off party; chamber music on IPR; and more.Continued ...
Education Newsmakers: 05/18/2013
TC Central High School Freshman, Taylor Weckstein, has been named Distinguished Finalist in the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards in Michigan for the creation of her charitable organization Giving 1 Family at a Time (G.1.F.T).Continued ...
- Friday, May 17, 2013
Couple's film focuses on Latin American coffee farmers
Have you ever taken a moment to consider where your morning cup of java comes from?Continued ...
Papa Roach is still swingin'
Papa Roach is still producing hit songs. It’s just getting harder and harder to get radio stations to play them.Continued ...
One-woman show helps gardens
Emily Dickinson, one of America’s earliest poets, died in 1886. She comes to life this weekend in the acclaimed one-woman play, “Belle of Amherst,” performed by professional actress Sinda Nichols.Continued ...
Weekend in Brief: 05/17/2013
Do the BBQ; Benzie Players; Garage sale. (Plus more)Continued ...
Movie Capsules: 05/17/2013
New this week — Star Trek Into Darkness: After the crew of the Enterprise finds an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction.Continued ...
Night Life Calendar: 05/17/2013
What's going on after the sun goes down:Continued ...
Community in Brief: 05/17/2013
Travelogue; Kids' Creative Expo; native plant sale; and more.Continued ...
- Leelanau Birding Festival runs May 29-June 2