A Selection Of Great Dining Options, That Just Keeps Growing

Posted on August 11th, 2017
Pictured is Main St. Market pan seared Alaskan halibut w/ citrus chive butter, au gratin potatoes, and asparagus.
It was a recent summer Thursday evening and Main Street in Gaylord offered sensory overload in sounds of live music, the smell of a great variety of food and people watching. In the past g…

Take time Feb. 18 to fish with your kids

Posted on January 29th, 2017
Out, See, Go by Chris Engle, contributor Darkness fell across Otsego Lake and the wind picked up, pounding on the fabric walls of my shanty like the cold breath of the big, bad wolf. I unzipped the door and stepped out to shovel more snow against the walls to secure the shelter in its place on the ice. By th…

Locals Vote Best Chili in Gaylord

Posted on October 7th, 2016
  It’s fall and there is nothing better than a warm hearty bowl of chili.  Chili, with beans or without, spicy or mild, from white chicken, beef or venison; a bowl of chili is just as unique as the individual who eats it.  Eat it alone or pour it over fries and baked potatoes.  Add garnishes lik…

Have You Herd?

Posted on September 2nd, 2016
Gaylord has it’s very own elk herd.  The Elk Park has over 70 elk, sika and fallow deer contained on 108 acres.  September is one of the best months to observe.  The male bulls are trying to establish dominance for mating with the female cows.  They are very active and make loud vocalizations kn…

National Left Handers Day, Saturday, August 13th

Posted on August 12th, 2016
Fellow lefties, advocates and supporters,                                                                                                   It’s National Left Hander’s day!  We definitely need to celebrate and ra…

Out See Go: Time for ice inventory

Posted on December 17th, 2015
By Chris Engle, contributor There was one day a year at the convenience store where I worked in college when every item in the shop – from the dustiest Caramello candy bar to the freshest pack of Camel cigarettes – was counted and logged. January 1 was Inventory Day and I managed to weasel out of it ev…
Me and my dog at Section Four Pond during a July 2009 hike with friends.

Out, See, Go: Adventure is subjective

Posted on December 15th, 2014
By Chris Engle, outdoor contributor A friend of mine works for the U.S. Forest Service in Colorado. His job is to four-wheel and backpack his way up Colorado mountainsides and clear trails with his chainsaw. On his days off, he posts pictures to Facebook for every 14,000-foot mountain he summits in t…

A memo to all golfers this spring: Enjoy the game regardless of course conditions!

Posted on May 12th, 2014
GolfPRGuy Finally, after one of the longest and coldest winters in history, golf courses in northern Michigan are now open and have apparently battled the elements and avoided the tough conditions many courses in the southern part of the State are enduring. Many courses have opened later than norm…

Father’s Day at Wings Over Gaylord

Posted on April 30th, 2014
Father’s Day at Wings Over Gaylord Tiffany Larson I have to admit, trying to come up with a great idea on somewhere to take my husband for his first Father’s day was haunting me for weeks. Our son was born in December, and in just a few short months we had transformed from a young couple with no childre…

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