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Mike’s Musings – Marion tops area schools in Bridge ranking

Last week Pat Maurer wrote an article about Bridge Magazine’s ranking of Michigan School Districts. The rankings don’t put area schools in a very favorable light. The rankings are based…

Reflections – The source of joy in tough times

On May 6, 1934, a young minister in Charlotte, North Carolina, named Vance Havner, devoted his weekly column in the Charlotte Observer to a problem that relates to discouraged people…

Adopt A Pet

  Pogo (037D14) is a stray that was found on Jill Janet Rd in Harrison.  Pogo is a small sized, adult dog that weighs around 10 lbs.  Pogo is very…

Adopt A Pet

Josie is a stray that was found on Cranberry Lake Rd in Harrison.  Josie is an adult aged dog weighs around 45 lbs.  When Josie was found she was wearing…

Just Thinking – Enough already!

Enough already, If I wanted this much snow, I would have moved to Alaska. Better yet Canada where I wouldn’t have to put up with Obama care and the inept…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces – February, thank goodness

Bet you never heard that from me before. I never thought I would be so glad to see February arrive, but this year I am. January has been the coldest…

Mike’s Musings – 2.6 million seems like Hayes Township overkill

To paraphrase Kevin Costner, in 1989’s classic movie, Field of Dreams “If you build it they will come.” I harken this unforgettable statement to the announcement by Hayes Township that…

Mike’s Musings by Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor

Bullying still a major problem in schools Bullying continues to be a major problem in our school systems. Many schools have attempted to pitch greater sensitivity in a variety of…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces by Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent

Friends help make the best memories I am spending the day with my buddy April today (Tuesday) while she suffers through, yet another bout of chemotherapy treatment. She has been…

Just Thinking by Dr. Ray Augenstein

The Passing We all face tests, when we went to school, we face the tests the teachers give us the end of the week. We face tests of strength, tests…