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Preparing for Idlewild fun

Preparing for Idlewild fun

The community of Idlewild was created to be the perfect place for a party. Founded as a recreation destination for African-Americans kept out of other vacation spots, it served as one of the country’s premiere sites for music, summer fun, and culture. Since desegregation, it has become less noisy and less crowded, but many determined […]

Troutarama attracts thousands to Baldwin

Troutarama attracts thousands to Baldwin

BALDWIN — Troutarama, a festival of tradition and homecoming, attracted thousands to Baldwin during the past weekend. The 58th annual event offered four days of attractions, such as a midway with rides, a grand parade, food vendors and crafts, beer tent, sidewalk sales, live musical entertainment, sports contests and fishing derbies. Lisa Creagan and her family enjoyed […]

Making new trails

Making new trails

Baldwin resident paves way for the opening of Pere Marquette bike trail BALDWIN — On Saturday, July 26, the Lake County community will gather together in downtown Baldwin to commemorate the completion of the Pere Marquette Bike Trail. As part of Michigan’s “Rails to Trails” initiative, there will be special speakers, safety demonstrations, and snacks […]