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Don't Rush Me

Something is amiss and sad, dad had

Growing up I was never much of a Dr. Seuss kind of kid. Dear, saintly Mother Rush didn't believe in all those nonsense words and rhyming rhythms. She wanted her brood to speak proper-like....more >>

Julie's Journey A column by Julie Goldberg

Learning the ropes

Just like every college student, I have to complete an internship to gain experience in my major and this summer, I am doing an internship with The Clarkston News. I am a senior at Northern Michigan University pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Multimedia Journalism with a minor in Communication Studies....more >>

Jim's Jottings

Florida court sets a new holy day

The sender said I would like this. I hope you do, too. A Florida court sets "Atheist Holy Day." In Florida. an atheist created a case against Easter and Passover holy days. He hired an attorney to bring a discrimination case against Christians and Jews for observances of their holy days....more >>

Wendi's Word

Wendi's Word A column by Wendi Reardon

No tears shed

One last jaunt marked the final day for Clarkston High School seniors on May 19 in their traditional Senior Walk after taking their final exam. They gathered in the gymnasium one last time as students where they once cheered during pep rallies, giggled during school dances and watched sporting activities....more >>

Spiritual Matters

Only in God can truth be found

It is everyone's right to be ignorant. Being ignorant is not the same as being stupid, it means lacking knowledge of a subject; we have ignored the subject. Being stupid has to do with a lack of ability to learn or understand....more >>
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Born May 28th
1807: Jean Agassiz, naturalist and educator.
1818: P.G.T. Beauregard, Confederate general during the American Civil War.
1888: Jim Thorpe, American athlete.
1908: Ian Fleming, British novelist, created the character James Bond.
1910: T-Bone Walker, blues guitarist and singer.
May 28th
in history
1830: Congress authorizes Indian removal from all states to the western Prairie.
1859: The French army launches a flanking attack on the Austrian army in Northern France.
1863: The 54th Massachusetts, a regiment of African-American recruits, leaves Boston, headed for Hilton Head, South Carolina.
1871: The Paris commune is suppressed by troops from Versailles.
1900: Britain annexes the Orange Free State in South Africa.