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Letter to Editor: Opposed to 'ORV mud-bogger park'

My concern over the proposal for a county ORV recreational park on the Koenig property focuses primarily on property value and public safety. I am very supportive of our county parks, with their trails, lakes and families activities....more >>

Letter to Editor:Nixon had it right

Give Nixon a break. He came up with a plan where everyone took a 10 percent cut in pay. A millionaire would give up $100,000 and a person making $10,000 would cut $1,000. The work load would not change and the employer would get more value out of the worker....more >>

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Goodrich's Wheelock-Watkins drain

I have been reading for a long time about Goodrich's Wheelock-Watkins Drain and its flooding. This was an agricultural drain built 115 years ago and was not intended to handle what it is right now....more >>

Don't Rush Me

Former Clarkston woman transforms herself

Created on-line fitness course

Life happens to the best of us. Sometimes fortune smiles warmly upon our faces . . . and other times (most oft the time) it has a way of kicking us in the teeth. The trick, of course, is not only how we deal with the bloody lip, but also how we handle life when things are flush with goodness....more >>

Phil in the Blank A column by Phil Custodio

Summer heat

Ninety degree heat with high humidity my least favorite weather ever and there's been lots of it lately. It's Michigan though, so it won't last. I'm not one of those who wish for weather like this in the bone numbing cold of February, though....more >>

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to community for...

Help during crisis Dear Editor, The family of the late Eleanor Croom would like to express an enormous thank you to the following for all their time, patience, compassion and guidance....more >>
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Born April 25th
1873: Howard R. Garis, children's writer.
1873: Walther de la Mare, poet and novelist (Memoir of a Midget, Come Hither).
1874: Guglielmo Marconi, Italian physicist, inventor of the radio.
1892: Maud Hart Lovelace, children's author.
1908: Edward R. Murrow, war correspondent and newscaster.
April 25th
in history
1925: General Paul von Hindenburg takes office as president of Germany.
1926: In Iran, Reza Kahn is crowned Shah and chooses the name Pehlevi.
1926: Puccini's opera Turandot premiers at La Scala in Milan with Arturo Toscanini conducting.
1938: A seeing eye dog is used for the first time.
1945: U.S. and Soviet forces meet at Torgau, Germany on Elbe River.