4:00 PM Jun 24, 2015
“Can we all just get along?” — Rodney King
3:00 PM Jun 23, 2015
Do children still learn the little ditty “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”?
3:00 AM Jun 19, 2015
The ongoing 2015 debate among state lawmakers over energy efficiency and renewable energy’s role in Michigan’s energy future reveals a stark difference.
6:01 PM Jun 18, 2015
In the past, I’ve had my fair share of garage sales. Every time within hours of starting one, I would say, “Never again!” Then, within hours of the sale ending, I would load up all the leftovers and say, “Never again!”
2:57 PM Jun 17, 2015
Last week, our governor, Rick Snyder, signed a law that will ensure faith-based adoption agencies can cite their religious beliefs in refusing service.
3:55 PM Jun 12, 2015
At the end of this month, the Grand Haven school district and community will say goodbye to Superintendent Keith Konarska.
1:57 PM Jun 11, 2015
The king and queen of the Netherlands came for a visit to West Michigan recently. As the son of a Dutch immigrant, but a man who considers himself fully American, this was an event that struck me as both interesting and odd.
3:00 PM Jun 10, 2015
When Bill Haynes of Ferrysburg returned home after his tour of duty in Vietnam in 1971, there wasn’t a marching band to greet him nor were there any citizens lined up waving American flags.
3:00 PM Jun 9, 2015
This June has brought up a memory for me. It is a June 60 years ago (1955) when I was a young U.S. Army private being transferred from the Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland down to Fort Bragg, N.C., and the town of Fayetteville — from the north to the south.
1:53 PM Jun 5, 2015
The Catholic Church with its new pope is entering the 21st century, not only making up for lost time, but leading in important ways.

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