8:01 AM May 12, 2013
An elementary school teacher was telling her class about the hardships of the Pilgrims during their first winter in America. It was cold, the houses were inadequate and there was a shortage of food.
3:54 PM May 10, 2013
In as little as a few hours a month, an adult can change the life of a child.
2:00 PM May 10, 2013
We’re blessed to live in such beautiful community. Visitors come from hundreds of miles away to partake in the wonder of our natural surroundings that we are fortunate to be able experience on a daily basis.
6:00 PM May 9, 2013
Thumbs up to all those Grand Haven High School students ...
4:00 PM May 9, 2013
Many colleges have had their spring graduation ceremonies, and the end of the high school year is less than a month away. It’s time to think about “summer reading.”
3:01 PM May 9, 2013
According to the Humane Society of the United States, Americans own about 78.2 million dogs and 86.4 million cats. Add to that number another 9.2 million horses, and the U.S. has 173.8 million of these four-legged pets.
4:00 PM May 8, 2013
Thumbs up to Grand Haven’s Collette Hansen ...
1:55 PM May 8, 2013
Over the three years I have been serving as a pastor in the Tri-Cities area, an area in which I spent much of my upbringing, I’ve become increasingly unsettled by a difficult reality: We are a segregated community.
3:05 PM May 7, 2013
I was 32 years old on the Dec. 26 that I first learned my birth mother’s name: Kathy.
2:00 PM May 7, 2013
We will most likely hear this often in the coming month as we approach Memorial Day.
4:40 PM May 6, 2013
What do you think of the welfare reform measures being considered by the state Legislature?
2:52 PM May 6, 2013
The family dog is on the loose, and in a panic you notice that his collar and tags are on the table at home.
10:00 AM May 5, 2013
Remember the story of the Greek mathematician Archemides, who ran through the streets of Athens wet and naked shouting, “Eureka, I have found it!”? He was so excited about his discovery of how to measure density by water displacement (his own while bathing in the tub) that he forgot he didn’t have any clothes on.
4:04 PM May 4, 2013
Tracy Wood says "Saturdays are the best."
3:00 PM May 3, 2013
Recently, Grand Haven Area Public Schools Superintendent Keith Konarska announced that the district is facing a $3 million deficit for the 2013-14 school year.
6:00 PM May 2, 2013
Thumbs down to the debris littering our beaches ...
3:00 PM May 2, 2013
My wife, Amy, and I dropped the kids off at our neighbor's house one evening for about an hour so we could run an errand. When we picked our girls up, a party had broken out at her house with a small gathering of her friends and her parents.