Benzie Area Women's History Project discusses feminism

Please mark your calendars for a Women's History Program event. The Benzie Area Women's History Project, in connection with the Benzonia Academy Lecture Series, will bring Michelle Kaminski, Ph.D., an associate professor at Michigan State University,…

Volunteers sought for Michigan Legacy Art Park

Michigan Legacy Art Park at Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville, Michigan, is becoming a favorite field-trip destination for area schools. Because each sculpture expresses a story about Michigan’s history, culture, or natural environment,…
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Can You Spell ‘J-O-U-R-N-A-L-I-S-M?'

Stormcloud Brewery and the Betsie Current newspaper to host April 11 adult spelling bee in Frankfort.

Bird Sighting: What To Do?

How do you identify a bird that you've seen?

Support the Betsie Current's relaunch through Kickstarter campaign

This spring, Northern Michigan natives Jordan Bates and Jacob Wheeler will relaunch the Betsie Current, a community newspaper that will cover the dynamic, tight-knit communities of Benzie County. The Betsie Current will be your go-to source…
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Zen and the Art of Ice Rink Maintenance

It starts with the equipment- a donated John Deere snow blower, circa 1980. Who knew they made even made them? No complaints though, as she has run steadily this year- noisy, shaky and smokey, but steadily.
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Performers to Celebrate the Legacy of Pete Seeger at Mills Community House

Concert "Well May the World Go", will take place on Sunday, March 23 at 4 pm at The Mills Community House.
After setting nets at the Manitou Islands, the fish tug Good Will returns to Leland harbor.
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Sleeping Bear “Wilderness” Legislation a Potential Win-win for Park and Public

After decades of missteps, how the Park is winning over the local community Before the end of this year, Congress may approve “wilderness” legislation for the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore that — despite the implication of…
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The Betsie Current Newspaper Returns

inaugural issue appearing on newsstand April 17th, 2014
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Contact Us at The Betsie Current

questions? comments? chickens acting funny? CONTACT US BY EMAIL (preferred)      Department Email Address Contact      Editing…
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Green Building Products buy online at Eco-Building Products Northern Michigan Organic Cherry Products at North Star Farm Organics Living Harmony with Mother Kathryn Aubrey Ann Parker, Editor & Photographer Nicole L. Bates,…
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Website Design

The Betsie Current can design and implement small- to large-scale websites and optimize them during the design phase. This means your website starts to work for you immediately upon completion. We are happy to work with third-party designs…
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SEO Services

SEO Packages The Minimalist A little bit can go a long way. We research the keywords that your site should focus, create a strategy to for your website, and then implement it. Estimated Pricing: $49 per page*. The Essentials Delving deeper…
About the Betsie Current

About The Betsie Current

a free, full-color newspaper for Benzie County The Betsie Current is a community newspaper, celebrating the dynamic and diverse communities in Benzie County. The Current is a free, full-color newspaper that is funded through advertisements.…
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The Wisdom of Playing in Tune

instruments hold life lessons on aging
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Mystery of the W.H. Gilcher

ship lost with all hands near the Manitou Islands
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The Lure of the Stream

Fly fishing the area’s world-class waters
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Gauging Your Tree’s Health

Trees planted by people, or put there by nature are a joy to our senses.
Near Shore, an Artist’s Life in Frankfort
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Near Shore, an Artist’s Life in Frankfort

Peggy Hawley captures "Up North" magic on canvas
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Walleye: Good Eats

Although many techniques have been developed to catch walleye, there are only a few basic facts that must be retained by the successful angler.