2:05 PM Jul 8, 2013
At first glance, it seems that the state Legislature’s idea to create a school violence hotline is a good one. But then you dig a little deeper.
8:00 AM Jul 7, 2013
One of the great joys of my week is teaching a Bible study for senior citizens at Simarron, one of the Lakeshore Assisted Living Homes in Grand Haven. During this weekly time together, we have been using the recent book by Billy Graham, "Nearing Home."
2:58 PM Jul 5, 2013
My family and I just got back from vacation. We spent a week at a rented cottage on a small lake located about three hours northwest of Grand Haven.
1:55 PM Jul 5, 2013
As sure as the sun rises in the east and sets in the west, Grand Haven residents will complain about tourists.
4:00 PM Jul 3, 2013
There is no more agonizing debate in our society right now than abortion. All the articles and letters to the editor in our West Michigan newspapers are heartfelt, but the following points never seem to be made.
2:00 PM Jul 3, 2013
Thumbs up to all of the participants in the recent Sand Sculpture Contest and the Beach Survival Challenge.
3:00 PM Jul 2, 2013
Fort Lauderdale had it in for me from the first day. I arrived with my mother, my brother and his fiancée on a July morning
2:03 PM Jul 2, 2013
More fireworks than ever lit up Michigan skies last summer, thanks to new state rules.
4:58 PM Jul 1, 2013
What do you think of Spring Lake Public Schools' "super school" plan and upcoming bond vote?
2:00 PM Jul 1, 2013
Pets, particularly dogs, are beloved in our community and in our homes.
8:51 AM Jul 1, 2013
To the Editor: Coverage of the "Coast Guard City USA" sign decision by City Council has been rather one-sided.
2:49 PM Jun 28, 2013
Summer is a time when many families hit the road for vacations and family gatherings, but it is also a time when many patriotic holidays take place.
1:52 PM Jun 28, 2013
“A cemetery is a history of people — a perpetual record of yesterday and a sanctuary of peace and quiet today. A cemetery exists because every life is worth loving and remembering — always.”
6:00 PM Jun 27, 2013
Thumbs up to the Grand Rapids grandfather who jumped in front of his grandson when gunfire broke out.
2:00 PM Jun 27, 2013
Sit in the stands at any Detroit Tigers game, or head to Buffalo Wild Wings to watch the Detroit baseballers play a game, and you’re sure to hear plenty of fans trashing manager Jim Leyland for pulling a pitcher too early or leaving him in too long.
2:51 PM Jun 26, 2013
I often think about how I developed my political beliefs.
2:00 PM Jun 26, 2013
It’s the same old story: The state crime labs are horribly backed up, again.