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Lake Michigan Salinity

Lake Michigan Salinity

Concerns about Lake Michigan seem to have subsided of late—along with the water level.  But, it turns out the lake that is trumpeted as salt free is, in fact, getting saltier. Lily Bohlke produced a story about it for Michigan News connection: The Great Lakes hold...
Ferry Trouble for Neebish Island

Ferry Trouble for Neebish Island

GLIA member Neebish Island up in the St. Mary’s River is having trouble with their ferry service. The ferry captain has canceled the last three trips according to a report from 9&10 News. The captain said he couldn’t get deck hands for the trip because...

Dr. Mann steps in at BIRHC

After nearly four decades of service to Beaver Island residents, Dr. Edward E. Newcomb retired as the Health Center’s Medical Director on December 31, 2021.  Newcomb joined the Center’s medical team in 1985.   During his tenure with the Center Dr. Newcomb...