5:13 PM Dec 17, 2012
What was the biggest local news story of the year? This is what you said:
4:01 PM Dec 17, 2012
Wouldn’t it be great to have the “goodwill among men” extolled during the Christmas season extended year-round?
2:00 PM Dec 14, 2012
Earlier this month, a federal judge threw out a lawsuit filed by five states — including Michigan — that want barriers placed in Chicago-area waterways to prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes.
4:00 PM Dec 13, 2012
I have a Jewish colleague who was upset earlier this year when a meeting was scheduled on a Jewish holiday. She felt disenfranchised because she could not participate in the meeting.
2:00 PM Dec 13, 2012
The Michigan Senate recently voted to let people who receive extra training carry concealed weapons in “gun-free” zones, such as churches and schools.
3:00 PM Dec 12, 2012
Jack Perko began noticing physical difficulties 10 years ago. He recalls a day on the golf course when he couldn’t connect his club with the ball.
5:00 PM Dec 11, 2012
The hot topic in Lansing right now, beginning late last week, is the right-to-work legislation. It was quickly passed by the House and Senate, and Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to sign it into law.
4:00 PM Dec 11, 2012
It was New Year's Eve 1954. I was 20 years old and I was lonely. But so were all the other guys around me.
2:00 PM Dec 11, 2012
Ferrysburg officials recently announced they would proceed with a plan for a waterfront park and beach at the foot of Doric Street. They said it would make Spring Lake more accessible to those who want to enjoy the beautiful natural resources of our area.
7:10 PM Dec 10, 2012
How much will you be spending on Christmas gifts this year?
2:00 PM Dec 10, 2012
For decades, dogs have been bred to fight one another for sport. They’ve felt the white-hot pain of flesh being torn and ears being ripped off. They’ve lived in fear.
1:00 PM Dec 10, 2012
To the Editor: Thank you for presenting the question in the letter to the editor on Dec. 3, “Questions empty shelves.”
9:00 AM Dec 10, 2012
An open letter to all of the kids of the Tri-Cities area:
2:00 PM Dec 7, 2012
For years, the Detroit Lions were the laughing-stock of the NFL. Seemingly, every decision they made turned out to be the wrong one, from hiring Matt Millen to drafting Joey Harington.
2:00 PM Dec 6, 2012
Whether the feds pay for it or not, the water at Ottawa County's public beaches needs to be tested.
12:00 PM Dec 6, 2012
My family just returned from a five-night vacation at Disney World. I won't bore you with the details of our trip, because that would be like inviting you to dinner and then showing you home movies.
2:00 PM Dec 5, 2012
There is not a pastor in town who would not tell you that adultery occurs in his or her congregation — sometimes with great frequency.