2:45 PM Aug 29, 2014
A little more than a year ago, in May 2013, we wrote in this column about the postponement of the Grand Haven Grand River Green-Up due to the intense flooding in and around the mouth of the Grand River.
3:01 PM Aug 27, 2014
West Michigan is a wonderful tourist destination. We hear that claim from our local Chamber of Commerce, area tourist bureaus, state officials and those who have visited our area.
4:01 PM Aug 26, 2014
I have experienced issues of diversity firsthand working in local government management, teaching at two institutions of higher education, and through volunteer leadership roles with various secular and religious institutions including the Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance CEO Advisory Committee.
3:00 PM Aug 22, 2014
In its fourth year, Grand Haven ArtWalk is an annual celebration of art and collaboration between artists, local businesses and members of the Lakeshore community. Artists from the local area and beyond participate in an art competition in the following categories: photography, paintings, drawing, mixed media and sculpture.
3:49 PM Aug 21, 2014
Summer is on the wane. How do I know? An onslaught of school supply sales backed up by Halloween costumes and Thanksgiving decorations.
4:03 PM Aug 20, 2014
In many discussions I have had with people in relation to my last column, which dealt with the psychology of hate, many have said to me, "It is a mystery why so many people seem to hate the president."
2:45 PM Aug 19, 2014
Either Mother Nature is playing some kind of cruel joke or she’s had one too many beers!
3:00 PM Aug 13, 2014
I’ll admit that I’m sensitive to criticism. I believe that many writers fit this category.
12:10 PM Aug 12, 2014
It was August 1944, and my 10th birthday was drawing near. It was World War II, and many things like certain foods, rubber and iron were very scarce — the things that we thought we couldn’t do without but did.

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