4:15 PM Dec 10, 2014
To the Editor: A recent letter in the Tribune suggested we might be better without the cross on the hill than to defile it with some of the stuff they wish to put on it.
2:45 PM Dec 10, 2014
Good sportsmanship: “Respect for one’s opponent and graciousness in winning or losing” – Merriam dictionary
5:00 PM Dec 9, 2014
Does your Christmas depend on having the "perfect" pile of gifts under the tree? Do all the kids on your list simply expect a bounty of gifts, and that's all the holidays mean to them?
2:50 PM Dec 9, 2014
I grew up almost as an only child. My sister, who was six years younger than I, did not provide a companion that I could play games with, or much else.
5:44 PM Dec 8, 2014
Did you get, or are you getting, a flu vaccine this year?
4:00 PM Dec 8, 2014
Thumbs up to all the holiday programs taking place at area schools ...
1:01 PM Dec 8, 2014
To the Editor: I am 31 years old and lived in Grand Haven from the day I was born. This cross/Dewey Hill issue sickens me.
11:11 AM Dec 8, 2014
To the Editor: Notwithstanding the efforts of some earlier posts that urged local Christians to stay on point and view the Dewey Hill cross as a constitutional issue rather than an attack on their personal faith, angry letters continue to show up that castigates anyone who may hold an opinion differing from evangelical Christianity.
4:16 PM Dec 5, 2014
Words matter. Mark Twain famously said that the difference between two words, the right one and the almost right one, is "the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning."
3:30 PM Dec 5, 2014
Changing the local laws to allow farm animals in a city’s residential neighborhoods is not a good idea. But that’s what’s happening in Ferrysburg.
4:03 PM Dec 4, 2014
To the Editor: The Dewey Hill cross in Grand Haven is the latest controversy in the unrelenting campaign to eradicate the universal symbol of Christianity from public view.
3:05 PM Dec 4, 2014
Many were outraged when it was announced back on Nov. 24 that police officer Darren Wilson would not face charges for the fatal shooting of teenager Michael Brown.
2:07 PM Dec 4, 2014
For many years, my older daughters, Natalie and Hillary, would spend the night at my house on Christmas Eve with Amy and I and my younger daughters, Evien and Maggie. The older girls would climb into Evien's bed, and Evien would hop into Maggie's bed.
12:46 PM Dec 3, 2014
Like many of you, I am disgusted with all the TV ads using Christmas to make a profit for products.
5:00 PM Dec 2, 2014
PA3 L. Laughlin wrote in the blog for the Coast Guard's 9th District that Great Lakes units conduct hundreds of ice rescues and training events each winter, but they're well-prepared for it.
4:15 PM Dec 2, 2014
To the Editor: This controversy over the cross on Dewey Hill appears to prove something I wrote about earlier this year: that it appears we are becoming a society of intolerance and disrespect for each other.
2:42 PM Dec 2, 2014
Forty-five percent of the American population dreads the Christmas season. For us, it’s most certainly not the most wonderful time of the year — it’s not even a blue Christmas. It’s more like a blue season.