School announces top scholars for class of 2015

Harbor Springs High School’s graduating class of 2015 is well-known as a group of high achieving, passionate, and motivated students. It makes sense then, that this class has not one, but three, 4.0 grade point average valedictorians, as well as a 3.99 grade point average salutatorian. Here’s a look at the four students receiving top honors as they close one […]

Trails Council looks to add ‘ultimate trailhead’

There’s no question that the Little Traverse Wheelway is one of this area’s most utilized resources. According to a Michigan State University study, more than 118,000 people take advantage of the non-motorized path (stretching from Charlevoix to Harbor Springs, and connecting a trail running through Alanson to Mackinaw City) during the non-winter months of each year. With so many people […]

‘Cinderella’ ballet set for June 12 at high school PAC at PAC

On Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13, the Crooked Tree Arts Center School of Ballet will be presenting Cinderella for their annual June performance at the Harbor Springs Performing Arts Center.The production, an adaptation of the Grimm Brothers version, will incorporate over 160 dancers ranging in age from 4-18. Artistic Director Heather Raue and instructor Karrie Benedict have choreographed […]

Harbor Springs…Now and Then

Isn’t it amazing how slowly time drags by in the winter and especially in the early spring when we are waiting for the snow to leave compared to how it races by once spring and summer actually arrive? I don’t know about the rest of you, but I could have used another week in that weekend. At least Mother Nature […]

Key Club holds Day of Sharing Event

10,650…that was the magic number on Wednesday’s Day of Sharing at Harbor Springs High School. This year’s Day of Sharing was coordinated by the Harbor Springs Key Club, the high school service club sponsored by the Harbor Springs Kiwanis. This year, students were shown a film about food insecurity in our country and then manned an assembly line to put […]

Michigan football star to speak at luncheon June 16

Former Michigan football great Jon Jansen will be the featured speaker at a luncheon hosted by the Little Traverse Spirit Group of the Michigan Alumni Association. The luncheon will take place Tuesday, June 16, at Stafford’s Perry Hotel in Petoskey, beginning at 12:15 p.m.Since the end of December when Jim Harbaugh was named football coach at Michigan, the excitement level […]

About Town…Area Event Listings

Business ForumHarbor Springs Area Business Forum has been rescheduled for Wednesday, June 3 (8-9:30) am at Stafford’s Pier. Area business owners, community leaders and area residents will gather at this semi-annual meeting of the minds. Representatives from the DDA & City, Emmet County, the NLEA and Chamber will present in open forum. This is a time to engage in conversation […]

Movie Review: Tomorrowland

There will be many of those who like this movie much more than I did. I go to movies for enjoyment, not to be schooled and that especially true for Disney movies.I’ve been a fad of Director Brad Bird’s work in the past (The Incredibles, Ratatouille.)He wrote and directed here and I was not a big fan of either aspect […]

Salute to the Class of 2015

The Harbor Springs High School Class of 2015 will hold commencement exercises Sunday, June 7. This week we publish our annual salute to the graduates, thanks to the support of area businesses and parents who placed message of congratulations.Schedule of eventsBaccalaureate for the 75 graduates will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs on Thursday, June 4 at […]