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Needed: A National Sense of Right or Wrong

Needed: A National Sense of Right or Wrong

“Anything goes.” Those two words describe too much of what is happening in our struggling society. We seem to have lost our sense of right and wrong. Witness our skyrocketing…

Environmental Company Training Rescue Dogs to Sniff Out Human Fecal Pollution

Environmental Company Training Rescue Dogs to Sniff Out Human Fecal Pollution

Specially trained dogs are helping keep humans across the country safe from water pollution by sniffing out human fecal bacteria in broken sewer pipes, leaking septic tanks, and illegal sewage…

Why aren’t you shopping locally?

Why aren’t you shopping locally?

I don’t care what they might trumpet in Washington D.C. or California, our economy here hasn’t gotten much better in the last few years. Here we work hard  every day…

First snow in Clare!

First snow in Clare!

Doesn’t that sound like a great headline? Unfortunately the reality, although beautiful, is that this is the beginning of our long, cold winter that is just around the corner now.…

Michigan Small Business Owners Feel Optimistic About the U.S. Economy

Michigan Small Business Owners Feel Optimistic About the U.S. Economy

The upcoming presidential election has a lot of people on edge about the economy. Considering the fact that the average U.S. household carries $15,355 in credit card debt and $129,579…

People Can Be So Rude

This is a plea for a better understanding of people with medical conditions or disabilities. Unless you have a condition or disability you don’t know what it is like to…

Fall colors, writing and closing up the camper

It’s beautiful, and very colorful out there today and here I am (mostly) stuck inside on the computer. It is Business Profile time at the Review and that means an…

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week is the nation’s oldest and largest drug-prevention campaign in the country, reaching millions of Americans every year. It is held annually since 1985 and is just around the…

Road Millage: What we get, what will it cost you?

No one wants to pay more taxes; I’m included in that group. However, there is a consideration that can be made when a tax has direct and lasting benefit, right…

Energy Costs Projected to Rise in Michigan Due to Upcoming La Niña

Energy Costs Projected to Rise in Michigan Due to Upcoming La Niña

Last winter kept money in the pockets of many residents in northern states. Because temperatures were unusually high due to the El Niño, many did not have to spend nearly…