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Is A Government Shutdown The Right Cure?

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher What a week. Coronavirus has taken America by storm, and in many respects I feel helpless. I’m a little older than most, and have studied history, particularly…

Quarantined Bits…

Our lifestyles have undergone a drastic change in the past couple of weeks. Now we are completely isolated in our homes, except for “essential services” and our self-quarantine has become…

Which Michigan Businesses Are Exempt from Closing Because of COVID-19?

Which Michigan Businesses Are Exempt from Closing Because of COVID-19?

As the number of coronavirus victims continues to rise, staying home and practicing social distancing has become more important than ever. Though the state of Michigan has been at the…

Lets Not Panic, We Will Get Through This

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher My head is filled with coronavirus thoughts. I have tried to read and watch as many stories on the dreadful virus as possible, and unfortunately I still…

PANDEMIC

Looking back over the past week, it’s hard to believe we are still living in the USA. Since last Friday, (the 13th no less) we have been self-quarantined, outshopped by…

Expect a ‘Day of Reckoning’ for U.S. economy

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher The economy seems to be rolling along quite well. Several consecutive months of job growth and low interest rates have made any kind of talk about recession…

Politics, Green Beer, Irish fun and Friday the 13th

Wow, what an interesting week! Sunday was the beginning of Daylight Savings time giving us more sunshine in the evening and less in the mornings. It always takes some getting…

No Need to Fear Coronavirus

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher This was sent to me by a supplier to the newspaper trade. In this day and age when everything is doom and gloom, particularly when discussing coronavirus,…

Can It Really Be Spring?

It’s not just me. Everybody is talking about this beautiful weather we have been enjoying. It has been the main topic no matter where I go this week, and the…

Local Businesses, Newspapers Can’t Survive Without You

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher I read a column from another weekly newspaper last week titled “Can newspapers- and their communities—survive? It got me to thinking. I guess I failed to realize…

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