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Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Spring? Well maybe

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Well it is officially here! The first day of spring arrived this morning (Wednesday) at 7:30 a.m. according to the news. I just wish someone would…

Mike’s Musings- Funds for Evart airport make no sense

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor I remember going by this sizeable airstrip in the small town of Evart a few years back. At the time I thought “wow, how does this small…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- How about a little help with saving the roads?

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent At the Grant Township meeting this week, someone said “It’s coming. All of our paved roads will have to be turned back into gravel. We just…

Mike’s Musings- Clare girls deserve accolades, Bloomberg disdain

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor Well done, Clare Girls’ Basketball Team. They finished the season on Tuesday night, only two points short of the Class B semi-finals. Only their second loss of…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Feds really need to learn how to budget

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent I sure wish our state and federal legislators would get their s— together. Michigan is looking at $140 million in federal budget cuts because of the…

Mike’s Musings- Things that bother me……

1] I was all set to write another column ripping our lawmakers, including the president over this Sequester, or lack of Sequester deal, when it came and went, and now…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Marvelous muddy March is here!!

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Today is possibly my favorite day of the whole year. Oh, it isn’t my birthday, anniversary or any special day at all. It is just the…

Mike’s Musings- I had to share my home with vultures

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor I read with interest a story the other day about a North Carolina neighborhood that had literally been taken over by turkey vultures. It reminded me of…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Be extra careful out there!

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent I am tired of talking about the weather and I am sure you are tired of hearing about it, so guess I will write this week’s…

Mike’s Musings- My two cents worth on three issues

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor UNLIKE SOME DISGRUNTLED citizens, I applaud those behind the Brookwood 2.0 project. If it were being funded with taxpayers’ money I would probably oppose the effort, but…