August 17, 2017 RSS feed / Outdoors

Salmon success continues on big lake

Kevin Hawkins has been fishing with Carol Dee Capt. Jim Munoz for more than four decades.  Hawkins’ familiarity with the captain paid off last Thursday.  More...

Port Oneida offers 1,000 acres of mowed farmland; tops Smokey Mts.

Open fields are not a natural state in most of Leelanau County.  They require clearing and then maintenance, which is what occurs each summer in the Port Oneida Historic District.  More...

Young Shavers

CASEY REYNOLDS, a volunteer with Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear, demonstrates how to create legs for 3-legged stools at the Port Oneida Fair. More...

Prescribed burns eyed for Benzie County

The first prescribed burns are scheduled to be set next summer within Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, although they are not designed to relieve a fire load left by a wind storm that swept across southern Leelanau County a little more than two More...