n To organizers of the White Pine Stampede, who will bring back a 50K race for the first time in five years to go with the 20K and 10K races Feb. 1. This is the 36th White Pine. The race began as a 50-kilometer event. The finish line for the 20K has been moved to the Summit at Shanty Creek, roughly 150 feet from the 50K finish. The 10K will finish at Schuss Village. All races begin at Mancelona High School.
To William Koucky, who has created Grand Traverse Culinary Oils, which takes locally grown sunflower and canola seeds and presses them into culinary oils for sale at grocery stores and restaurants.