L. John Bishop

L. John Bishop, age 93, of Upper Arlington, Ohio, passed away on Friday, March 29, 2013. He was born on December 28, 1919, in Huntington, New York, to the late Louis C. and Margaret M. (Bosch) Bishop. John commented numerous times that he learned as a boy everything he needed to know about how to conduct his life at a […]

New Guidebook Helps Communities Support Farm and Food Businesses

The Northwest Michigan Council of Governments (NWMCOG) is pleased to announce the release of a guidebook that communities statewide can use to recognize and support farm and food business collaboration and innovation. “Food Innovation Districts: An Economic Gardening Tool” is a package of how-to information and examples that can help local governments and other stakeholders step into and benefit from […]

April 2013 Dark Sky Park Event

Please note that the first date for this event on April 5 has been closed to reservations as it is full. A second date, April 6, has been added. Registration is required; details below.Event: Owl Banding and Stargazing with Ed Pike and the Straits Area Audobon Society DATES: FRIDAY, APRIL 5, and SATURDAY, APRIL 6 (Friday event is full and […]