In the mid-1900s, Idlewild was a booming resort town that offered wealthy African Americans a summer getaway. Then, integration broadened these vacationers’ options, leaving Idlewild with a diminished economy. Today, Lake County towns like Idlewild and nearby Baldwin are still … Continue reading
Standing tall amid a small neighborhood, Evart United Methodist Church welcomed the line of cars that streamed almost endlessly through Evart’s streets in early December. Church volunteers packed the cars with fresh produce, baked goods, hot dogs, milk — in … Continue reading
A few days after Anna volunteered at her first Mobile Food Pantry, hosted by the Luther Lions Club, she found herself appointed the club’s president.