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Lincoln and the Great Emancipator

Lincoln and the Great Emancipator

The birth dates of our famous February presidents (the 12th and 22nd) have been easy for me to remember since I was a child. My grandfather shared the calendar date…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

ID #019C17 is a male brought in by the Sherriff’s Dept a week ago, and has not been claimed so now he is available! He is about 7 months old…

Newspaper classifieds a safer alternative

Newspaper classifieds a safer alternative

Classified ads, long the moneymaker for newspapers, went away some time ago. They were the victims of free services like Craigslist and others that attempted to emulate Craig Newmark’s success.…

Valentines and Birthdays

Valentines and Birthdays

Valentine’s Day is next Tuesday. Even after all these years, Al still proofreads the whole paper and makes appropriate comments to me the whole time. He hates mushy stuff though…

New Law Requires Alaska Courts to Assign Custody for Pets

New Law Requires Alaska Courts to Assign Custody for Pets

While 11% of child custody cases are decided during mediation sessions with a lawyer, there isn’t much in the law about who gets custody of animals. In Alaska, however, divorce…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

ID# 011D17 This hound dog came in as a stray earlier and is now available for adoption. He has not been neutered yet, and we hope one of the local…

Illicit drugs are number one problem

Illicit drugs are number one problem

It’s easy to get all up tight about President Trump and his temporary ban on immigrants from seven Muslim nations or his choice for Supreme Court justice, but I, and…

45 days to Spring…maybe!

45 days to Spring…maybe!

At least that’s what the calendar says, but I’m sure that the groundhog, who supposedly popped his head up yesterday, has a different idea. As I am writing this Wednesday…

Early College Success

Early College Success

The reports are in…… Farwell Area Early College experiences outstanding results after this year’s first semester! This year’s cohort of twenty-four 5th year students attended Mid Michigan Community College, Delta…

Priorities Determine Destiny

Priorities Determine Destiny

A prominent and popular minister, whose marriage nearly disintegrated along with his career, wrote the following about his neglect of things in his life he now considers vital: “They never…

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