It is fall and time for a celebration of everyone’s hard work this summer!

Posted by bob on 9th Oct 2015

Morning light shining down on the Kelderhouse home This joyful occasion is dedicated to the first bounty in over 50 years, we’ve planned this dinner to celebrate Jim Kelderhouse’s organization known as the Port Oneida Community Association. Proceeds from the dinner will go to the Port Oneida Community Association. We will raise a gracious toast to Jim and his group of volunteers. We will enjoy amazing food and charming company and we celebrate not only their hard work but, the return of an e ...

Fall Around the Republic

Posted by bob on 30th Oct 2014

Fall colors surrounding the red barn at the Charles Olsen Farm in Port Oneida. It's hard for us to pick a favorite time of year up north in the Republic. But if you forced us to, we'd have to say "fall." It's so peaceful. The bustling crowds of summer have returned home and life up north returns to a more sedate pace. The weather is often beautiful with fair skies and mild temperatures. When the weather is not beautifully nice, it's often beautifully dramatic as autumnal squalls blow in a ...

Hiking the Bay to Bay Trail

Posted by bob on 16th Oct 2014

Breaking trail for the Bay to Bay Hiking and Kayaking Trail. Here Bob and the team hike through the dunes in Platte Bay with Empire Bluffs and Sleeping Bear Point in the distance. It's an epic hike. From south to north across the entire Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, hiking the Bay to Bay Trail will be an amazing experience. When we first heard about the proposed Bay to Bay Hiking and Kayak Trail we were excited. The trail's planned route ran from the south of the park all the wa ...