2:00 PM Dec 17, 2014
After overcoming Fort Donelson near the Mississippi River in February 1862, and seeing so many dead and wounded soldiers, Ulysses Grant was heard, barely audible, reciting the words of Robert Burns: "Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn."
5:42 PM Dec 16, 2014
Thumbs up to the Grand Haven community for remembering officer Scott Flahive ...
5:03 PM Dec 16, 2014
A West Michigan blogger/photographer who has an eye for plants shares some sharp photos of greens and many other colors at area parks on her blog.
3:00 PM Dec 16, 2014
Usually when I tell people that I was extremely shy as a child, they laugh until they realize that I am serious.
1:01 PM Dec 16, 2014
To the Editor: I would like to applaud my brother pastor Ray Paget’s Dec.13 column in the Tribune for its biblical content and Gospel message and approach.
6:12 PM Dec 15, 2014
Should religious organizations be allowed to have clubs for students in public schools?
2:00 PM Dec 15, 2014
A popular gathering spot in downtown Grand Haven could soon be bustling with a whole different kind of activity.
8:00 AM Dec 14, 2014
As some readers may remember, I served as a panelist on the community conversation about the Dewey Hill cross, hosted by the Grand Haven Tribune on Oct. 15. It was my hope to engage in a lively and meaningful discussion about the tension between religious freedoms and the government’s role in accommodating their public expression.
3:00 PM Dec 12, 2014
Dear Santa, I know you are busy getting things wrapped and packed for your big trip, yet I ask you to take a minute and read my letter.
2:00 PM Dec 12, 2014
This weekend, hundreds will take a journey back in time, to the days when Roman soldiers terrorized poor weary travelers and the city of Bethlehem earned fame from the birth of a baby in a manger.
3:06 PM Dec 11, 2014
For years, when people would find out that I am a professor, they would ask me: “What are you a professor of?”
2:00 PM Dec 11, 2014
Many are saying Michigan’s relaxed fireworks law may have been too much for some people to handle, and state and local municipality officials are struggling with how to reel it back in.
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?