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Mike’s Musings – Tearjerker turns into controversial story

Talk about a firestorm!  Sometimes in this business they call journalism you run into a story that appears to be one way, but lo and behold once it’s in print,…

Mike’s Musings – Like it or not, “balanced calendar” needs your attention

Alright now, parents and kids, are lesson for today is “the balanced calendar” as educators would like to call it, or in layman’s terms- Year Around School! Yes, that’s right.…

Mike’s Musings – SHARE us and win $50

Times are a changin’, and in order to continue to be a viable communication option, we have to change with them. For an older guy like me, that’s sometimes difficult.…

Don’t be fooled by phone scams

Don’t be fooled by phone scams

We’ve gotten our fair share of calls from senior citizens wanting to warn others about the numerous scams that are taking place via the phone and internet. We’ve even gotten…

Blowing out 125 candles….congrats Marion Press

Do you know how long ago 125 years is? It is before electricity. Horse and buggys were the preferred mode of transportations- automobiles had yet to be invented. There were…

Mike’s Musings

Party Like the Irish this weekend Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor I confess one day a year I become Irish. No it’s not necessarily St. Patrick’s Day. And no it’s not when…

Mike’s Musings – Tristen makes Farwell proud

Congratulations and more are in order for Farwell’s first ever state champion in any sport. Tristen Zienkiewicz, was crowned 160lb. champion at the MHSAA wrestling championships at the Palace of…

Mike’s Musings – Just when you think it can’t get any colder, it does

I know you’re sick and tired of reading rants from this writer about winter, but you’re going to have to hear it one more time. It’s Wednesday Feb. 26, and…

Mike’s Musings – Roof collapsing, walls caving in – my house is a mess

Why me? This wretched winter continues on an on, and now because of major snowfall after major snow fall, my house is caving in. The frozen pipes, the truck not…

Observations from where the buck stops

-For chrissakes is it cold and it’s so time for warmer weather.  As I write this early Wednesday morning it is -10 degrees. That’s actual, not wind chill. It has…

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