3:00 PM Mar 7, 2013
I've spent the better part of the last nine years trying to teach my children basic life skills like: be kind, respect others, share, don't push or shove, don't bully, and don't steal.
2:00 PM Mar 7, 2013
Brave. That’s the word we should use when describing the actions of the young lady who is speaking out against the racial intimidation she and others have been subjected to while attending Grand Haven High School.
2:00 PM Mar 6, 2013
I can still remember my parents and grandparents talking about the Great Depression.
5:00 PM Mar 5, 2013
Enough has been in the news about how the government's "sequestration" is going to hurt across the board, but political pundit Josh Ruebner says it's not stopping one powerful lobby from seeking more funding for its cause.
3:00 PM Mar 5, 2013
Divorce was relatively rare when I was growing up, but the divorced women I knew kept their married names until they remarried.
2:00 PM Mar 5, 2013
The elementary education landscape in Spring Lake could look considerably different in the near future.
5:15 PM Mar 4, 2013
Should the Tri-Cities have a combined police service?
1:00 PM Mar 4, 2013
We’ve all heard about the housing bubble, but how about the education bubble?
4:00 PM Mar 2, 2013
Remember the Mel Gibson movie, "What Women Want"? The story's plot is that Gibson's character discovers he can hear the secret thoughts of women.
3:00 PM Mar 1, 2013
Gov. Rick Snyder has called on local communities to collaborate more during his inaugural term in office.
2:00 PM Mar 1, 2013
A mere 18 hours after I purchased an iPhone, I woke to the chirp of crickets and a call from Pittsburgh.
3:00 PM Feb 28, 2013
I read an article recently that Coca-Cola is going to do their part about the problem of obesity in the United States by increasing their advertising for diet drinks.
2:00 PM Feb 28, 2013
We give a yellow light to Michigan Senate Bill 169, which would allow driverless cars to be tested on the state's roadways.
3:30 PM Feb 27, 2013
The Tawas Area Braves. The Bay City Western Warriors. The Chesaning Indians.
3:00 PM Feb 27, 2013
The other day, as I was on my way to a lunch meeting riding with a parishioner, he relayed to me an experience he had in state-level politics.
5:00 PM Feb 26, 2013
A couple of West Michigan men are so crazy about biking that they hit the trails when most even-avid bicyclists have their rides hanging from a hook.
4:00 PM Feb 26, 2013
When you limp out of your tax guy's office this year — or collapse at the kitchen table after doing your own taxes — remember to thank Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and the GOP-dominated Legislature for your higher tax bill.