Author: Madison Gardner

Seniors and Students Bonding at Scottville Area Senior Center

“Everybody needs somebody whether you’re young or you’re old” The Scottville Area Senior Center is bridging the generational gap with a special program. Students and seniors are coming together once each month to bond over games, community activities, and lunch. This is part of a new program called “The Alliance Project”. Students from Mason County Schools’ Spartan Academy are making…

Student Snow Carvers Get Third at Snow Fest

For many students, art class is a time to find what inspires them and helps bring out their creativity. One local art program is helping its students express themselves in a whole new way. Mount Pleasant High School art teacher Therese Lunsford said, “The students get to do something that we would never have the ability to do that in…

Midwest Snowkite Jam 2020 Happening This Weekend

The Midwest Snowkite Jam is back for another year. Despite the mild winter, they plan to head to Lake Leelanau tomorrow, Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Bingham Boat Launch. Enthusiasts from all over the state plan on competing in various events and competitions throughout the weekend. The kickoff starts tonight with a party at the Giving Wings Aviation Hanger where…

Retired Not Tired: Skiing Program for Seniors

Who said paradise has to be tropical? Plenty of skiers are looking for any excuse they can to hit the slopes and enjoy their slice of paradise this winter. Crystal Mountain in Benzie County is offering ski lessons to people of all ages and abilities. Their Retired Not Tired program caters to people 50 years and older hoping to learn…