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a photo of southwest michigan veteran Larry Wozniak

Every year on November 11, our nation pays tribute to those who bravely served or sacrificed their lives in the U.S. military. Originally, this federal holiday was known as Armistice Day, marking the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I. In 1954, the name was changed to Veterans Day in order to honor American veterans of all wars. 

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Chartreuse Gallery

It’s that time of year when we look for ways to freshen the paintings on our walls, the decor on our tables and shelves and our wardrobe and accessories. Plus, there’s the heightened desire to find special gifts for our parents, in-laws, siblings, significant others, co-workers, clients and friends — and we want to do it in-person, not online.

Related Member: Stovers Farm Market & U-Pic

The big red barn at Stover's

As you drive south on M-139 toward Berrien Springs, you can’t miss it. On the left is a massive red barn with giant letters formed by the shingles on its roof — STOVERS.

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Fall at Grand Mere State Park

There are a wealth of methods for creating interesting fall photos. I enjoy utilizing a wide range of techniques and lenses so I can capture everything from sweeping vistas to tiny details. Below are 15 tips for creating engaging fall photos.

Related Member: Eden Springs Park, Hickory Creek Winery

Eden Springs Halloween Train

The crisp autumn air isn’t the only thing giving us goosebumps this October. With cobwebs hanging across front porches and skeletons scattered in yards, you may find yourself getting into the spooky spirit. Before you pull out your favorite scary books, head to the haunted house or watch an exorcism movie, have you ever searched for ghosts in Southwest Michigan?

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