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A prank turns into gunfire

I don’t know what David Osborne was thinking Saturday, but I do know he wasn’t thinking very clearly. Osborne, 42, who lives on Battle Rd. in Farwell, is sitting in…

Tis the season – for catalogs

It is the “wish book” season, around this house at least. That is my favorite relaxing pastime lately – browsing through a variety of catalogs or “gadget” magazines as Jack…

Two generals, two women bring embarrassment to U.S.

  No wonder we can’t win the war in Afghanistan. The last two generals charged with taking care of our sons and daughters over there, seemed to have been more…

Hunting season starts next Thursday

Did you know that last year, an estimated 648,100 hunters spent 9.6 million days “afield” and harvested nearly 422,000 deer? Hunting really is a “Michigan pastime” and has been for…

Voters reject change, stick with status quo

If there is one lesson to be learned from Tuesday night’s election results, it is Americans, whether they be voting for national, state or local candidates, are hell bent on…

October’s over–here comes November

Well the summer clothes are almost all packed away and the winter clothes are in the closet. Now it will probably warm up again… I really hate that chore –…

It is your civic duty to be an informed voter

Mark this date- it’s November 6. No matter what you’re doing. No matter how you feel, you must pull yourself out of that easy chair and get to your precinct…

Your vote for Obama or Romney won’t count

Next week’s column will probably be devoted to why you should vote. I will tell you how much your vote counts-blah, blah, blah, blah. In reality, however, your vote is…

End of fall

It was over 70 degrees outside today, but even though tomorrow (Thursday) is supposed to be even warmer, you know this just can’t last much longer. In fact I was…

Champions

When I was in high school I went out for football. To be a starter all I had to do was beat out Art Branstatter. Since I was 6’ tall…