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.”
Considering solar energy for your home, farm or business? It’s easier than you might expect, says Beau Brockett, writing for the West Michigan Environmental Action Council’s blog.
Randi Weingarten, who serves as president of the American Federation of Teachers, asks if DeVos intends to have a kindergarten teacher interacting with her students with a holstered gun on her hip.
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 the state are paying large amounts of overtime and extra pay to municipal employees, writes Jarrett Skorup for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy blog.
Coast Guard historian sets down the history and evolution of today’s U.S. Coast Guard.
Muskegon’s Veterans Park is in transition between “swampy greenery and tranquil park,” noted Beau Brockett Jr. in a recent post on the West Michigan Environmental Action Council 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.
ome bloggers have few words, such as Ryan McCarthy, who expresses his viewpoint in stunning photography of West Michigan parks and natural settings.
Have you ever purchased anything over the internet? Did the company charge you the Michigan sales tax?
This blog link is the Coast Guard’s own story on the Escanaba, but it focuses on two lesser-known side stories — one that took place a year earlier and another about four months prior to its own loss.
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.
Career coach blogger Penelope Trunk was recently asked how millennials will change leadership. In her post on that subject, she didn’t paint a very good picture of the future.
In a recent post on the Humanity for Prisoners blog, Doug Tjapkes pays tribute to his friend, and a friend to the community, John Carlyle.