January 26, 2017 RSS feed / Outdoors

Snow enthusiasts left out, but snow and low temperatures near

Outdoor enthusiasts have been left out in the cold — or warmth, for this time of year, which has led to bare ground and soggy soil.  The lack of snow has taken a toll on use of the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail.  More...

Cardboard sled races to round out fun-filled weekend in Suttons Bay

Eddy, Betty wedding?

An entire family of abominable snowmen, the Yetis, will return to Suttons Bay this week for the annual YetiFest.  The family friendly festival will get underway Saturday at 11 a.m. More...

Lakeshore visitation one for record book

Park head setting goals for 2017

It’s a new year and a new record for Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, which topped out in 2016 at more than 1.68 million visitors.  Overall 1,683,553 people visited the Lakeshore in 2016, beating the record of 1,535,633 visitors set More...

President’s Day weekend to feature pair of winter festivals

Sportsmen and culinarians will have chances to catch fish, cook chili and capture county bragging rights next month when the 17th annual Glen Lake Winterfest returns Feb. 18. More...

Warm weather not enough to slow memorial drag race

Sixty-one riders paid homage to Roy Taghon on Saturday in the second Roy Taghon Memorial Empire Snowmobile Drag Race at the Empire Airport. Last year, 14 riders participated. More...