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Mitchell-Moolenaar race important, one will represent us for long time

Mitchell-Moolenaar race important, one will represent us for long time

I can’t remember a year when a Primary Election seems so unimportant. I gotta believe that part of the reason is a good portion of the electorate feels a sense…

Library squabbles a product of money woes

Library squabbles a product of money woes

Running a public library isn’t as easy as it once was. Adults and children have many more options than you and I had when we were growing up. Certainly the…

Vet lashes out against satellite tv

Vet lashes out against satellite tv

I was visited a couple of days by Timothy Zahn of Clare. He came to the office to bring his hand-written Letter to the Editor complaining about how Direct TV…

Sick and tired of World Cup coverage

Sick and tired of World Cup coverage

I love my sports. I love baseball. I love football. I love basketball. I certainly enjoy hockey and golf and car racing and track and field and tennis…yada yada yada.…

Is switching conferences a solution for Marion’s athletic fortunes?

Is switching conferences a solution for Marion’s athletic fortunes?

The man or woman stepping in to the Marion High School principal hot seat has a lot of quick decisions to make. It appears it will be John Russell from…

Feds tell me to prove I’m a citizen

Feds tell me to  prove I’m a citizen

Man, I hate how government can muck up the simplest things. I got an official letter the other day, demanding that I prove I’m an American citizen. I couldn’t believe…

Nutty professor sends door-to-door salesmen running with gun shots

Nutty professor sends door-to-door salesmen running with gun shots

We all have a degree of dislike for the door-to-door salespeople that come around once in a while. Just like the telemarketers that populate our home phones (google, this means…

Legalize marijuana and use new tax to fix roads, schools

Legalize marijuana and use new tax to fix roads, schools

I’ve got a solution to our road money woes. Instead of nearly doubling the tax we pay at the gasoline pump, why not make marijuana legal? Before you get too…

New tax for roads? Are you crazy?

I’m getting more and more disenchanted with government. Our peers, and use that word loosely, seem more and more out of touch with the real world. Certainly those that run…

Heroin is back and easy to purchase

Most of us remember “heroin” from back in the day. In the 70’s and 80’s it was considered one of the most potent drugs on the black market. If you…

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