Remembering Circus Parades in Michigan of the Early 1900s

Barnum & Bailey Greatest Show Poster

Until 1920, the day the circus arrived at the local train station was considered a sort of holiday.

The troop would parade through town on its way to the fair grounds to set up the Big Top.

Michigan DNR Shuts Down Commercial Fishing in 2021

Great Lakes Whitefish

The Michigan Fish Producers Association representing the few commercial fishermen that remain in Michigan is suing the state’s Department of Natural Resources over changes to industry rules. Commercial fishermen were informed by the Michigan DNR that the agency did not renew commercial fishing licenses for 2021.