Posts Tagged ‘ Pere Marquette River ’

Historic Scottville home finds new purpose as retreat center.

June 5, 2018

Historic Scottville home finds new purpose as retreat center. SCOTTVILLE — One of Scottville’s historic homes is now a place intended to inspire creativity. The Reverie Retreat, 110 N. Columbia Ave., opened in March and serves as a self catering retreat center. Owner Becky Alway is marketing the center for creative hobbyists such as quilters, sewers, scrapbookers, and knitters/crocheters. But,…

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MCC third graders learn life lessons through raising salmon.

May 15, 2017

MCC third graders learn life lessons through raising salmon.  By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. #MCCSchools. SCOTTVILLE — Mason County Central Upper Elementary third grade students released about 40 salmon fry into the Pere Marquette River at Riverside Park Monday afternoon. The project, taught by teacher Cheri Rozell, is part of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ salmon in the classroom program.…

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Living Outdoors: Winter is a great time for expos

January 26, 2012
Living Outdoors: Winter is a great time for expos

Living Outdoors By STEVE MARTINEZ   Winter is the time of year when things slow down — way down. Stores are stocking shelves, getting ready for spring and summer. Seasonal workers are wrenching on their equipment, getting ready for that first big job of the spring.   For outdoor marketers and outfitters, this is their busy season, doing show after show getting…

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Living Outdoors with Steve Martinez

January 22, 2012
Living Outdoors with Steve Martinez

Editor’s Note: Mason County and the Pere Marquette River go hand in hand. This national scenic river travels through the center of our county and feeds into Lake Michigan. Historically, the river represents our heritage. It was transportation for native Americans and it was the life cycle of the lumbering industry, creating place names such as Custer, Scottville and Amber.…

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