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I can do without cold and snow

I can do without cold and snow

It was a few days before Christmas and up in the sky was myself on an airplane ready to land in the snow covered tundra we call Michigan. I was…

U.S. Residents Continue to Struggle With Slow Internet Speeds

U.S. Residents Continue to Struggle With Slow Internet Speeds

A new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) report shows that roughly half of the U.S. population have below-average broadband data connections. Despite the significant popularity of social media sharing, Netflix (which…

Memories of John Glenn, space hero

Memories of John Glenn, space hero

It was with heavy heart that I heard John Glenn had passed. Although I had never met one of America’s most accomplished icons, I felt I was a part, maybe…

Found a great place for breakfast!

Found a great place for breakfast!

Jack and I are great fans of going out for breakfast and always looking for a new place to try. Together with friends Ken and Julie, we headed up to…

News from your Sheriff

News from your Sheriff

We currently have 174 inmates staying in our local county jail. This consist of 86 local, 3 Department of Correction holds, 62 Federal, and 23 Renters. During the month of…

Michigan Parents Become Students to Help Their Children Succeed

Michigan Parents Become Students to Help Their Children Succeed

The staff at North Godwin Elementary School near Grand Rapids, MI has taken the phrase “parents are a child’s first teachers” to heart, implementing great measures to ensure parents are…

The Rise of the ‘Glamping’ Industry

The Rise of the ‘Glamping’ Industry

Remember when camping meant pitching a tent in the middle of the woods and roasting hot dogs over a fire started by rubbing two sticks together? With nothing but a…

What’s Cooking?

Oh, it is the HO! HO! HO! time again, so I will give you all some super good recipes for those sugar fineries, with the first being a favorite in…

God is always on time

Henry Ward Beecher, the late famous nineteenth century pastor of Plymouth Church in Brooklyn, New York, was known to be a very patient man. One day, however, one of the…

Tips for having the ‘holiday alcohol talk’ with your kids

Tips for having the ‘holiday alcohol talk’ with your kids

Do your research: Learn the facts of the affects of alcohol and how it can affect their health and mind. That way, you can successfully communicate the right information to…

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