| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:29 AM
CHARLEVOIX -- With a year under their belt, Schulman Paddleworks owners Jack and Bill Schulman are glad they stayed with their roots in Charlevoix.
The business, specializing in gear for paddle sports, recently relocated to 204 Bridge St. in downtown...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Berlin Block Party
Berlin Block Party at the block party lot, corner of Vine and North streets, 5 to 11 p.m. July 9-12 and 3 to 10 p.m. July 13. Carnival rides, firemens parade, jazz band, chicken barbecue and fresh baked pies by the ladies auxiliary....
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:36 AM
EAST JORDAN -- Challenge Mountain recently received a grant from the Charlevoix County Community Foundation Youth Advisory Committee. The grant will help purchase a power boat that will be used to support the Challenge Mountain water sports programs....
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Update: Crews have recovered the body of 18-year-old Derek Wheeler. Wheeler was reported missing after his kayak capsized earlier this week at Kanoplis Lake.
We're told the teen's body washed ashore and was recovered Friday morning.
| Jun 12, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Father’s Day concert
The Somerset County Community Band annual Father’s Day Concert at 5 p.m., June 16 on the lawn stage of the Philip Dressler Center in Somerset. There will be free ice cream sundaes. 814-443-3055.
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:48 PM
The Kersten twins took first place in the Race the Red canoe race for the third consecutive year, this time by the slimmest of margins.
"We won the race by a foot," said Jim Kersten, 61, of Aberdeen, who raced alongside his twin brother, John Kersten....
| Jun 16, 2013
Despite the drought that plagued Southern California last winter, river rafters can still get their paddles wet: Parts of Northern California and other Western states got the rain and snow that missed SoCal.
California's Kings, Kern, Kaweah, Merced...
| May 30, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Schools might soon be letting out, but educators and others who work with youth have a chance to continue their learning through wildlife-focused workshops that also fulfill mandates set forth by the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Project WILD aims...
| May 4, 2013
All that's really required for a day at the beach is a stretch of sand and surf, but there's enough of those raw materials in Florida to enjoy an experience beyond that.
For history buffs, there are beaches in the shadows of Spanish forts and Victorian-...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 10:17 AM
For oyster lovers, Apalachicola is Florida's pearl. There are many reasons to visit Franklin County, that conglomerate of tiny panhandle communities often called the "forgotten coast" because of its non touristy, Old Florida vibe - the uncrowded, pet-...
| May 31, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Participating in youth sports can be a deep passion for families, but it also appears to be taking a toll on young athletes. Parents, if you've played chauffeur, calendar coordinator and cheerleading squad for your kids, you know how taxing their athletic...