4:00 PM Dec 12, 2013
We live in communities for good reasons. At the top of the list — so obvious that it’s almost transparent — is that living in community brings benefits that aren’t available to those who live alone.
3:00 PM Dec 12, 2013
Earlier this month, fast-food workers in about 100 cities across the nation staged a strike in their continued effort to get their wages raised to $15 per hour.
3:01 PM Dec 11, 2013
When we think of pollution, thoughts of plumes of smoke from a poorly regulated factory or exhaust from automobiles probably come to mind.
5:59 PM Dec 10, 2013
Thumbs down to the folks who forget how to drive on ice and snow.
5:00 PM Dec 10, 2013
Ondrea Spychalski says she made the connection of how hunters impact our environment and wildlife conservation thanks to a workshop the Grand Valley State University recently attended.
3:54 PM Dec 10, 2013
The Scandinavian delicacy known as lutefisk — which means, literally, “cod soaked in plutonium" — dates to the Viking era.
3:10 PM Dec 10, 2013
The North Ottawa Recreation Authority is thinking big with its desire to build a multi-million dollar, communitywide recreation facility — complete with baseball and soccer fields, and indoor sports facilities.
2:00 PM Dec 9, 2013
It’s that time of the year again, when little kids’ eyes sparkle as bright as the trees lit up with colorful lights and shiny ornaments.
4:06 PM Dec 8, 2013
To the Editor: I believe every person should be able to get health insurance even with preexisting conditions. I don’t believe this Affordable Health Care Act is what the country is looking for or needs.
2:00 PM Dec 8, 2013
Congressional budget negotiators are moving to meet a Dec. 13 deadline to produce, well, something.
5:00 PM Dec 7, 2013
With the holiday season being a time when many count their blessings, the men and women serving in the U.S. Coast Guard recently took time to share what they are thankful for.
4:00 PM Dec 7, 2013
To the Editor: Weapon use in the city poses a serious safety threat to residents and is an accident waiting to happen.
6:00 PM Dec 6, 2013
Thumbs down to state wildlife officials for not...
2:00 PM Dec 6, 2013
Great Lakes freighters account for 103,000 jobs and have an economic impact of $20 billion per year in America.
2:26 PM Dec 5, 2013
I am nine years older than my wife, Amy. She claims that she's never really considered herself younger than me. It has always seemed to her like we were the same age. But I think her perspective is beginning to change, and it all started last week when I turned 49.
12:35 PM Dec 5, 2013
Thanksgiving, as the name so aptly implies, is a day to be set aside to give thanks for what we have.