2:00 PM May 12, 2015
Just recently, I watched the film “The Bucket List” with Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. I was with a group of my peers, and we thought it would be great fun to make our own individual bucket lists and compare them after we had all completed them.
5:54 PM May 11, 2015
Did you feel the May 2 earthquake?
11:04 AM May 11, 2015
Thumbs up to the news that the teen summer jobless rate is expected to dip. ...
2:00 PM May 8, 2015
The quarter of Michigan’s registered voters who took the few minutes Tuesday to decide the statewide ballot issue offered a historic margin of defeat.
1:02 PM May 8, 2015
“Waking up the garden” is something I look forward to every spring. Brushing away the broken twigs, leaves and brambles to see the tiny miraculous sprouts always brings me great joy.
2:57 PM May 7, 2015
If you’ve been paying attention to education news lately, you’ve likely heard all about the efforts by schools to promote science, technology, engineering and math skills.
1:53 PM May 7, 2015
"What happens in caucus stays in caucus." Those were the words of Gideon D'Assandro, spokesperson for Michigan House Speaker Kevin Cotter, after it was reported that state Rep. Cindy Gamrat, R-Plainwell, was expelled from the party's caucus after posting to Facebook during a confidential meeting.
3:00 PM May 6, 2015
One of the greatest failures of the FDR administration in the 1930s was the lack of support for anti-lynching legislation.
2:00 PM May 6, 2015
Without a doubt, fishing plays an important part in our lakeside economy.
5:00 PM May 5, 2015
While on vacation late last month in England, the Rev. Jared Cramer became unsettled late one night and checked Facebook. What he found unsettled him even more.
2:00 PM May 5, 2015
Happy May, readers. It’s nice to be back on Page 4 after my lovely daughter, Olivia, stole my notebook last month and replaced my column with one she wrote, which my editor subsequently published.
3:30 PM May 4, 2015
On Tuesday, voters across Michigan will be asked to vote for or against Proposal 1.
12:50 PM May 4, 2015
Thumbs up to Aubrey Cohoon, the Spring Lake girl and figure skater ...
3:01 PM May 1, 2015
Paul Harvey made a career out of telling half a story, breaking for a commercial, and then telling the rest of the story — always with an unexpected outcome.
2:00 PM May 1, 2015
Sometimes, dads get a bad rap, especially when it comes to playing a role in their kids’ education.
3:10 PM Apr 30, 2015
Smoking pot and driving. Drinking a few beers and driving. What’s the difference?
4:01 PM Apr 29, 2015
Thumbs down to the insults waged at last week’s Ferrysburg City Council meeting ...