Angle Days Filled with Friendly Competition

One-Room Schoolhouse to Benefit The fifth annual Angle Days and the 32nd annual Chili Cookoff is in the books at the Northwest Angle. People of all ages came out to enjoy the near-perfect weather and a variety of events held across the Angle mainland. The Northwest Angle Edge Rider’s snowmobile club kicked off the weekend […]

Constantly Good

  Somewhere along the winding dusty road, I came to believe that change is good. Change is good for the simple reason that it can’t be otherwise, or it wouldn’t happen. Choosing to believe in a friendly universe seems nearly impossible at times; oh, how we suffer! How we hold tight to our suffering, our […]

A Kale Salad That Any Man (With Teeth) Will Love

This is the salad that my meat and potatoes man requests on his birthday. You read that right…he requests a salad.  It’s also the only way my carb-loving nephew will eat something green. I made it once for everyone at deer camp, (you read that right, too) and they were all hooked. At seven-months pregnant, […]

Lucky

  Most mornings I wake up feeling pretty darn fortunate. Not all mornings, of course, but more often than not. I’ve always had shelter, food and clothing. I’ve always been surrounded by people whom I love and who love me. I’ve faced very little adversity, loss or personal tragedy. I’m a white woman in a […]

Deb Butler Retires, Closes Island Passenger Service

As one of the lake’s only female Captains, Deb Butler initially faced a lot of challenges when she took over Island Passenger Service. But she thrived by making the job her own. Now she’s hanging up her captain’s hat and reminiscing about the many memories she made along the way.