Joanne Bartley: Chamber Coordinator

Joanne Bartley: Chamber Coordinator

Questions & Answers with community faces Joanne Bartley (49) grew up in the Detroit suburbs, graduating from Clawson High School in 1989. She immediately went to work for Campbell & Company—now called Campbell Marketing & Communications, the Dearborn-based marketing firm for Ford Motor Company—performing multiple jobs, working her way up through courier, receptionist, assistant, help […]

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Frankfort or Ludington?  The Mystery of Father Marquette’s Death, 345 Years Later

Frankfort or Ludington? The Mystery of Father Marquette’s Death, 345 Years Later

By P.G. Misty SheehanCurrent Contributor Father Jacques Marquette (1637-1675) was one of the most famous of the Jesuit priests who came over to the “New World” to work with the Native Americans. Assigned to “New France” in 1666 as a missionary, he arrived in Quebec, and later was reassigned further up the St. Lawrence River […]

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Remembering Rick Jones

Remembering Rick Jones

The “Green Man” of Benzie County By Carol NavarroCurrent Contributor Editor’s Note: Typically, this publication is not in the habit of printing obituaries, just as we do not have a classified section or op-ed contributors, nor do we highlight the outcomes of local elections or athletic events. These are simply not the kind of things […]

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