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Lowering the Mast of a Catalina 27

It was a bittersweet decision. We had to bring our sailboat home. Our plans for next year did not include the stress of putting our sailboat in only to use it a few times. We thought that we would put our Catalina 27 on our lot next to the cottage....

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Wind Income Saved the Family Farm

Over 99% of the 2.1 million farms are family-owned and operated. A large portion now host wind turbines. 

1890s Bad Axe 0

Bad Axe Almost Lost Its Name

In 1909 the state legislature changed the name of Bad Axe to Huron subject to a referendum of the voters of the city.

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Amazing Elkton Michigan

The village in Huron County Michigan was first known as Oliver Center, from its location in Oliver Township (named for pioneer settler John Oliver) when organized in 1877. The village was founded in 1886 by W. J. McGillivray, a blacksmith, who built the first house here. He named it to...

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