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Mike’s Musings- Take time out to honor our dead heroes

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor How many of us know the true meaning of Memorial Day? I would guess not many of us under 50, do? For most of us nowadays, Memorial…

Mike’s Musings- Meth has now turned mobile

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor We got a rash of calls this week about the story headlined “Mobile meth labs found in Harrison.” Callers, for the most part, have simply grown tired…

Mike’s Musings- Mom has no memories

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor I wish I could have a meaningful conversation with my mother, today. A simple talk would be the best gift this guy could ever receive. But I…

Mike’s Musings- Kudos to three Coleman coaches

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor My Rant and Rave column from last week went over pretty well. I appreciate all the kind comments from readers who agreed. This week I’ve got a…

Mike’s Musings- Ranting and Raving on a Snow-Covered Late April Day

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor   RAVE- Marion Superintendent Greg Mikulich is one of a kind, and unfortunately at the end of this school year, he is retiring. That’s it, come June…

Mike’s Musings- Why is court hiding Dennis documents?

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor As if the Scozzari killing didn’t give Clare County a major black eye, now comes the murder of Floyd Dennis. Dennis, 68, the Harrison Board of Education…

Mike’s Musings- 273 pound loss makes the impossible, possible

Michael Wilcox, Publish/Editor   Frankly, I get embarrassed sometimes when our front page is all doom and gloom. For instance last week we had stories on The Remedy Restaurant burning…

Mike’s Musings- The joys of dog ownership

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor Oh to be a dog owner- now twice over. That’s right! Yours truly with strong encouragement from the wife, decided to take on another Labrador Retriever- this…

Mike’s Musings- Coffee scorches my butt

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor I knew it was not going to be the greatest day, when while driving to work, I scorched my butt. Yup you heard it right. Driving down…

Mike’s Musings- Funds for Evart airport make no sense

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor I remember going by this sizeable airstrip in the small town of Evart a few years back. At the time I thought “wow, how does this small…