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McArthur Park in Eaton Rapids: Why We Care

Tom Writes . . .  August 1, 2017 Gale Road Landing to MacArthur Park Do you remember that “MacArthur Park,” is my brother Joe’s favorite song? Do you remember that he sings it at the top of his lungs often, … Continue reading

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The Grand River, Jackson County

The Grand in Jackson County (a prose poem in progress) Continue reading

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Things That Fly Over the Grand

Tom writes . . .  Middle Grand River – Eaton Rapids to Bunker Road – June 12, 2017 Things that fly over the Grand River – Not necessarily Joe and I… This seems to be the beginning of Dragonfly Season. … Continue reading

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Kicking Off 2017 at the Source of the Grand River

Joe Writes: April 15 was unusually warm with fierce winds; steady winds were probably 25 miles-per-hour with gusts up to 35 or 40 miles-per-hour. The result was that our canoeing across the open waters of Grand Lake were curtailed for … Continue reading

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Paddling Season is Upon Us

Joe Writes: God willing and the creek don’t rise we’ll get out on the river in Jackson County this Sunday, April 9, kicking off our paddling season for 2017. It will be Palm Sunday, and while I hate to miss … Continue reading

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Glass Half-Full On The Grand

Joe Writes: It’s difficult to be optimistic about the future of the Grand during these last few weeks of winter, but I’m trying. First comes the story of 2 million gallons of sewage being dumped into the river just a … Continue reading

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Sturgeon in the Grand?

Joe Writes: I saw an article about the sturgeon harvest on Black Lake and wondered whether there was a population of sturgeon in the Grand. It turns our there is, indeed, such a population in the river. An M-Live story … Continue reading

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