2:02 PM Jun 1, 2015
To the Editor: On April 16, citizens, businesses, schools and government agencies across the state conducted a voluntary statewide tornado drill during Michigan’s Severe Weather Awareness Week.
1:01 PM May 28, 2015
I haven’t had a bathing suit in about two years. I had this one that I loved so much that it disappeared — and then I had my mom suit, the skirted thing with the pressure panels in all the right places. I threw that one away and I never bought another.
3:00 PM May 27, 2015
Do you have any “black sheep” in your family tree?
2:00 PM May 27, 2015
We’ve been told how important reading is throughout our lives.
2:00 PM May 26, 2015
News reports out of Detroit last month told of the horrific torture and deaths of two children, aged 9 and 13, at the hands of their mother who then hid her crimes by placing their bodies in a freezer.
12:00 PM May 26, 2015
While living in Grand Rapids in the early 1980’s I worked with a black woman who moved to Michigan from the deep south.
1:13 PM May 23, 2015
Thumbs up to people who took the time...
2:00 PM May 22, 2015
The decision not to cancel the annual deer season in the Upper Peninsula was the right call by the state’s Natural Resources Commission.
12:00 PM May 22, 2015
Have you ever bought a new computer or cell phone and then found out that a newer version was released the next week? With the rate of change in technology nowadays, it is difficult for anyone except the most dedicated tech fans to keep up.
2:00 PM May 21, 2015
Michigan’s wild game animals are one of the state’s many natural wonders.
12:00 PM May 21, 2015
A belated Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms, grandmas and great grandmas out there! It was quite a soaker that weekend.
2:00 PM May 20, 2015
As we have seen recently in Baltimore and other places, many of our inner cities are filled with abandoned buildings, high poverty rates, lousy school systems and very high unemployment, especially for young black males.
1:00 PM May 20, 2015
It's a good thing leaders in the state Senate have ordered their members to stay in session this summer to get a road funding deal done. The plan offered by their House counterparts recently indicates there is a lot of hard work ahead to bring lawmakers to a realistic solution.
5:00 PM May 19, 2015
With warmer weather ahead, many of us will be heading outdoors, with zoos being a popular attraction. The bloggers at John Ball Zoo have given us an insight into how much it costs to feed all of the animals that make up the Grand Rapids zoo.
2:00 PM May 19, 2015
Would you support a tax to help fund Ottawa County’s mental health agency?
12:00 PM May 19, 2015
I just came to the realization the other day that I am getting old.
5:59 PM May 18, 2015
Which local intersection is in most need of a traffic signal?