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Harbor Springs resident ‘Moose’ Dunne recalls service in the Merchant Marines

“My orders were to go to San Mateo and to report on Jan. 15, 1945,” Moose wrote. “My departure for WWII has one image fixed in my mind, that of my mother crying as she and father saw me off to war at the LaSalle Street railroad station.” By Tamara Stevens Maurice “Moose”… Read More
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Fall color touring information for Northwest Michigan!

We are looking forward to the explosion of fall color in Northwest Michigan as are many others! By most accounts, fall color is expected to be a little later than usual this year. Peak fall color for the Emmet County area is expected around Oct. 14-21, according to MLIVE… Read More

‘Bombed but not forgotten’ topic of fall Essence of Emmet program on Sept. 28; annual awards night also planned

The Essence of Emmet historical collaborative will host its second program of the year on a topic of local intrigue: the intentional bombing of Waugoshance Point lighthouse during World War II. The program will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Community… Read More

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