The partial federal government shutdown is now more than three weeks old and there is no clear path forward to reopen the government, according to a post on The Hill’s blog.
During World War II, our armed forces had a large presence in Charleston, South Carolina, and the U.S. Coast Guard was no exception, noted Petty Officer 1st Class William Bleyer in a story for the Coast Guard’s official blog.
In his blog, the Rev. Dr. Jared Cramer of Grand Haven lays out why he supports a proposed “full communion” between the Episcopal Church and United Methodist Church.
In a post dated Oct. 19, the same night the Grand Haven varsity football team blew away their opponents, Doug Tjapkes penned a post for the Humanity for Prisoners’ blog about his son.
In a front page story, the Detroit Free Press reported that “Detroit schools are grinding out another ‘lost generation.’” The article says that up to 40 percent of the district’s students leave or graduate without mastering “simple arithmetic,” their handwriting is “atrocious” and their spel…
Jane Dyer says her May electric bill was only 8 percent of what it was in May 2017. She attributes that huge drop in her Consumers Energy bill to the solar energy installation on her Alto farm.
Writing for TheHill.com, Randi Weingarten slams Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for trading federal money “used for after-school programs and school counselors in order to arm our children’s teachers.”
Petty Officer 2nd Class Zac Edwards was celebrating the future he would spend with his new bride on a warm summer afternoon in Orange Beach, Alabama. But that future would soon be in jeopardy.
Dr. Brian Stork recently wrote about how the sale of flowers could help hundreds of Muskegon-area teens and young adults who have “aged-out” of the foster care system and are struggling.
Taxpayers in cities across Michigan are paying large amounts of overtime and extra pay to municipal employees, writes Jarrett Skorup for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy blog.
The Rev. Dr. Jared Cramer has been busy writing this summer. He’s been filling his blog with post after post about what’s going on in the Episcopal Church.
The Tribune published a story a couple of weeks ago on the first Coast Guard cutter named Escanaba and its sinking during World War II duty on the anniversary of the tragedy. This blog link is the Coast Guard’s own story on the Escanaba, but it focuses on two lesser-known side stories — one …
In a June 15, 2018, blog post for The Mackinac Center for Public Policy, policy analyst Kahryn Riley notes that Michigan counties try, unsuccessfully, to pass their jail expenditures on to inmates.
Four friends from Northern Michigan University (including one from Grand Haven) are in the midst of a kayak trip along the extensive shores of Lake Superior, and they’re blogging along the way.
It’s been a long while since I lived in a big city, but I grew up in Detroit and can sort of relate to an elitedaily.com blog post by Tessa Harvey, “Growing Up In A Big City Makes These 5 Things So True.”
It’s hard to miss the “organic” section in the produce aisles at your local grocery store these days. You will also notice they tend to cost more than the “non-organic” produce.
Did you know that a food allergy reaction sends someone to a hospital emergency room every three minutes? And about 200,000 people require emergency attention for an allergic reaction to food each year?
As Black History Month comes to a close, the U.S. Coast Guard’s official blog sends us a reminder that it has been commissioning minority officers for the past 75 years.
Believe or not, Detroit is still a very hot tourist destination, but city officials are making it more difficult for you to stay there as well as allowing its residents to offer places to stay.
This is not fake news, although it sounds like it: The official turkey pair for the annual Thanksgiving pardon at the White House are in Washington, D.C., for today’s pardoning ceremony.
Well, here is some good news for those of us (since you’re reading this on the Tribune’s website, this definitely includes you) who use the internet.