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Buy Local, Give to Disadvantaged this Holiday

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher There are a few things I would like to get off my chest before I sit down to the Thanksgiving feast I am about to engorge. First…

‘Tis the Shopping Season

Pat Maurer Well as of today, “Black Friday,” the Christmas shopping season is officially upon us. According to my calendar, counting today, we now have 29 days left to get…

Kapernik-Fool or Genius

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher I’ve decided after this weekend’s fiasco, Colin Kaepernik is either a fool or a genius- I’m not sure which. He was certainly clever when he parlayed his…

Thanksgiving’s Almost Here

Pat Maurer Thanksgiving is just a few days away and with it, the Christmas rush begins. We will be celebrating twice this year, heading to Grand Haven for a huge…

Thanksgiving: The Antidote For Anger

We’ve become an angry people. Reasons for our anger range from frustration over fake news to fear of another terrorist attack; from becoming the victim of some random act of…

Live Without TV, Social Media Next

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher Many of you have had your large 64 inch state-of-the-art television on 24-7, it being midway through the football season, as well as the start of dozens…

Firearm Deer Season is Here

Pat Maurer Friday is the first day of deer hunting gun season and by the time this issue hits the stands, all over northern Michigan hunters will already be in…

The History of Veterans Day

Pat Maurer Monday marks the 100th anniversary of the first commemoration of Armistice Day, which is now Veterans Day. To commemorate this day, November 11, 2019, I thought you, our…

Only 405 Photos Needed to Complete Wall

Veteran’s Day is one holiday that deserves more of our attention. After all, those we are honoring fought long and hard for our country’s freedom. One group of veterans in…

Stop That Faithless Fretting

Roger Campbell was an author, a broadcaster and columnist who was a pastor for 22 years. A new book containing over one hundred of his best columns, “Everywhere You Go…

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