Archive for Tag Archives: ' Great Lakes'
By Helen Taylor Two significant Great Lakes events happened in Michigan in the last two weeks. We should all be spreading the word and encouraging more of the same. A summit of the governors and premiers [...]
As has been our custom for years, my wife, Kathy, and I take time over Memorial Day weekend to plant geraniums on my parents’ graves. The stones are black granite, with the inscriptions sand-blasted gray in [...]
Public health sanitarian Regina Young wasn’t sure what her staff would encounter when the Barry-Eaton District Health Department clamped down on failed septic systems in 2007. They quickly discovered more problems than anyone anticipated in those [...]
In 2004, former Gov. Jennifer Granholm unveiled a water protection plan that called for a statewide code to better regulate the state’s 1.3 million septic tanks and other on-site wastewater treatment systems. Nine years later, that [...]
*Historic observation platforms in Michigan’s Irish Hills, near Jackson, face the wrecking ball unless history buffs can raise the money to save them by Aug. 2: “Built in the 1920s, the towers were added to the [...]
By Helen Taylor Our family tradition every summer is a special week amongst the magnificent dunes along Lake Michigan. The first thing we do when we arrive is run down to the lakeshore to the outlet [...]