4:00 PM May 21, 2014
Before struggling with whether Ukraine was foolish in giving up its supply of nuclear weapons, let's look back at the beginning of the atomic age and why the atomic bomb was developed.
3:00 PM May 20, 2014
In the year 2000, the same year my son was born, we purchased a brand new Ford Expedition. It had all-wheel drive for safety in the winter, and the capability to tow our pop-up camper and boat.
3:00 PM May 16, 2014
It surprises many to learn that Michigan is near the bottom of recycling performance compared to other Great Lakes states, and we are well below the national average.
3:01 PM May 15, 2014
As I was browsing through all the Mother’s Day sale ads, I asked myself which of these items would I really wish for on Mother’s Day?
3:01 PM May 14, 2014
We are fortunate in Ottawa County to have many fine nonprofit charity organizations that lend a helping hand to those in need.
3:56 PM May 13, 2014
It had been a brutal winter — snow and ice everywhere. Indications were that spring would never show its warm face again.
4:00 PM May 9, 2014
What is the recipe for excellent programs in education? How do programs that are at the top continue to stay at the top, and replicate the results time and again?
4:00 PM May 8, 2014
Most of the hullabaloo about the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) has been about giving more people access to health care. That is a noble goal, and we have yet to see if the long-term effect of this massive legislation actually accomplishes that in a way that is affordable and leads to actual care.
2:50 PM May 7, 2014
Any member of the clergy will tell you that a budget of a church or other religious organization is a moral document.
3:01 PM May 6, 2014
Faithful reader, please indulge me in a little experiment; a challenge: Set the alarm on your phone for every six minutes. For maximum effect, choose the most jarring tone and turn the volume high.

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