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Time to pay respects, not push agendas

Time to pay respects, not push agendas

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor My thoughts and prayers go to the victims’ families of that horrible tragedy in Orlando over the weekend. I especially hope that each and every one of…

Wildlife visitors enjoy life on the Tobacco too

Wildlife visitors enjoy life on the Tobacco too

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Some days I think the ‘critters’ enjoy living out here on the Tobacco as much as we do. Besides our usual complement of wild birds, squirrels,…

Parents who host, lose the most

Parents who host, lose the most

By Goldie Wood, Prevention & Outreach Manager, Ten 16 Recovery Network The Importance of Developing Protective Factors in the Lives of Children Many parent’s in todays society worry about the…

Adopt-A-Pets

Adopt-A-Pets

ROSE 161D16: Rose is a stray that was found and brought into the animal shelter.  Rose is an adult dog that weighs 76 lbs.  When Rose was found she wasn’t…

My three Fathers

My three Fathers

Many mornings find me giving thanks that my parents loved each other and loved me.  The most valuable gift a father can give to his children is a daily demonstration…

Former Free Press Photographer Killed in Afghanistan

Former Free Press Photographer Killed in Afghanistan

David P. Gilkey, a former Detroit Free Press photographer and award-winning NPR photographer, and Zabihullah Tamanna, a translator for NPR, were killed while on assignment for NPR in Afghanistan last Sunday.…

Big Changes Coming to Michigan’s Amish Community

Big Changes Coming to Michigan’s Amish Community

Amish communities have always thought highly of traditions, and while that still may be the case, some Amish communities are drastically changing. In Michigan, according to Michigan Radio, one particular…

Term limits must go…

Term limits must go…

One of my favorite political topics is term limits, or how limiting the number of years a state representative or senator can serve has hurt our system of government. Don’t…

Working on the new-old camper never ends

Working on the new-old camper never ends

A week and a half of June has gone by already. Usually by this time we have made two trips north to our camper, one to “open up” and on…

New Michigan Law Would Make Leaving Dogs in Hot Cars a Felony

As summer approaches, people are experiencing a heightened awareness and concern for animals left in their owners’ vehicles on a hot summer day. Last week, the state senate introduced a…