OMP NEWS

Petition Circulating to Shift Management of Township Parks

A petition is currently circulating to shift the management of Peninsula Township parks from the elected Park Commission to the Township Board.

Local Artist’s Fair, Book Sale This Weekend – Start Christmas Shopping!

Get a head start on your Christmas shopping! The Local Artist's Fair and Summer Book Sale is happening this weekend!

OMP HISTORY

When Nick Kroupa Dared Tim to Jump Off the Lighthouse Buoy

Tim Boursaw recalls one sunny afternoon in the 1970s when Nick Kroupa dared him to jump off the buoy near Mission Point Lighthouse in West Bay.

FARM LIFE

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Photo Gallery: Shaking Cherries at Johnson Farms

Cherry season is in full swing, and the crew at my family's farm, Johnson Farms, are busy bees shaking cherries.

COMMUNITY NOTES

Local Artist’s Fair, Book Sale This Weekend – Start Christmas Shopping!

Get a head start on your Christmas shopping! The Local Artist's Fair and Summer Book Sale is happening this weekend!

Library News: Summer Reading Club, Book Sale & More

Peninsula Community Library Director Vicki Shurly reports in with summer happenings at the library, including the upcoming book sale, summer reading club and more.

OMP PEOPLE

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Old Mission History: That Time Gwen Watson’s Niece Came to Town

Tim and I couldn't have been more delighted to chat with Gwennie Watson's great-niece, Leslie Tozier, about Gwen, Claude and Watson's Store in Mapleton.

TOWNSHIP NEWS

JANE'S WORLD

Old Mission Gazette Wins Red Hot Best Award

I'm very honored to have won the 2018 Red Hot Best Award for Best Newspaper Reporter from MyNorth Media. Click through for the story!

PENINSULA COMMUNITY LIBRARY NEWS

Neahtawanta Community Donates Towards New Library

The good folks over at Neahtawanta Resort have made several donations towards the new Peninsula Community Library, including for the community room, coffee bar and more. Click for Madelyn Ryan's report.

Library News: Summer Reading Club, Book Sale & More

Peninsula Community Library Director Vicki Shurly reports in with summer happenings at the library, including the upcoming book sale, summer reading club and more.

OLD MISSION PENINSULA SCHOOL NEWS

Ribbon-Cutting Event Celebrates OMPS Ownership – Photo Gallery

It's official. Old Mission Peninsula School is now owned by the OMP Education Foundation. Click through for photos of the OMPS ribbon-cutting ceremony and picnic at Bowers Harbor Park.

OMP RECIPES

OMP Recipes: Clarissa Boursaw’s Cinnamon Rolls

The cinnamon rolls at Old Mission Peninsula School during the 1960s and 70s were legendary. Here's Clarissa Boursaw's recipe.

OMP Recipes: Lucile Lindsey’s Peanut Butter Cookies

Here's a cookie recipe from Lucile Lindsey, a cherished Old Mission Peninsula elder who's been in Jane's life since the day she was born.

OLD MISSION PENINSULA STORE

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Local Artist’s Fair, Book Sale This Weekend – Start Christmas Shopping!

Get a head start on your Christmas shopping! The Local Artist's Fair and Summer Book Sale is happening this weekend!
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Now at OMPstore.com – Cats of Old Mission Peninsula 2018 Calendar!

Now available at OMPstore.com! Brighten every day of the year with our Cats of Old Mission Peninsula 2018 Calendar. Feline fabulousness.