The Truck and students.
This Summer Central Michigan University is rolling out a new program aimed at getting children more active.
The program is called ‘Play on the Way’ and through it, CMU will send out a truck and trailer fully equipped with everything kids need to have fun outdoors.
Planetarium from the outside. Courtesy of the Planetarium.
Near the riverfront in Bay City is a huge red and orange colored cone set into a modern looking black building.
This stark architectural contrast to the rest of the city is the Delta College Planetarium.
Beaver Island Historical Society Museum in the restored home of James Strang.
Bands of Native Americans, Irish famine fleer’s and even a Dominican convent have all called the secluded coasts of Beaver Island home.
Also finding solace on the island, at least temporarily, was a group of Mormons who declared a kingdom on the Northern Lake Michigan Island.
Winslow in the radio stations master control room.
When Dennis Winslow proudly opened the door to the home of Beaver Island’s first radio station he grinned from ear to ear.
“Noone knows this is back here,” he said. Continue reading
Uzarski and crew sinking equipment.
Our first stop on Beaver Island is a one-of-a-kind biological research facility operated by Central Michigan University.
Don Uzarski is director of CMU’s Great Lakes Research Institute, and my captain when I went for a lesson on the water. Continue reading