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.
2:00 PM Jun 4, 2015
A few weeks ago, my daughter, Evien, packed a duffel bag with shorts, T-shirts, jeans, sweatshirts, several pairs of socks, a rain coat, mittens, parka, roll of toilet paper, plenty of Kleenex, roll of duct tape, flashlight, Band-Aids and a Snickers bar.
2:40 PM Jun 3, 2015
Earlier this month, in Garland, Texas, an activist named Pamela Gellar sponsored an event called “Jihad Watch Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest.”
5:00 PM Jun 2, 2015
The Lakeshore Dining Divas recently headed south to Fennville for a taste of the "farm to table" cuisine of the Salt of the Earth restaurant.
3:04 PM Jun 2, 2015
An Australian couple recently spent $39,000 on a birthday party for their 3-year-old. Mickey and Minnie Mouse greeted 220 guests, who dined on exotic fare such as oysters and pork belly.
5:57 PM Jun 1, 2015
If you were able to go back in time and graduate from high school again, would you do anything different?
4:00 PM Jun 1, 2015
In headline after headline, public employees and elected officials convicted of stealing public funds here and across the state get sentences completely out of proportion to the seriousness of their crimes.
2:02 PM Jun 1, 2015
To the Editor: On April 16, citizens, businesses, schools and government agencies across the state conducted a voluntary statewide tornado drill during Michigan’s Severe Weather Awareness Week.
1:01 PM May 28, 2015
I haven’t had a bathing suit in about two years. I had this one that I loved so much that it disappeared — and then I had my mom suit, the skirted thing with the pressure panels in all the right places. I threw that one away and I never bought another.
3:00 PM May 27, 2015
Do you have any “black sheep” in your family tree?
2:00 PM May 27, 2015
We’ve been told how important reading is throughout our lives.
2:00 PM May 26, 2015
News reports out of Detroit last month told of the horrific torture and deaths of two children, aged 9 and 13, at the hands of their mother who then hid her crimes by placing their bodies in a freezer.
12:00 PM May 26, 2015
While living in Grand Rapids in the early 1980’s I worked with a black woman who moved to Michigan from the deep south.
1:13 PM May 23, 2015
Thumbs up to people who took the time...
2:00 PM May 22, 2015
The decision not to cancel the annual deer season in the Upper Peninsula was the right call by the state’s Natural Resources Commission.
12:00 PM May 22, 2015
Have you ever bought a new computer or cell phone and then found out that a newer version was released the next week? With the rate of change in technology nowadays, it is difficult for anyone except the most dedicated tech fans to keep up.
2:00 PM May 21, 2015
Michigan’s wild game animals are one of the state’s many natural wonders.