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Duck Dynasty, watch out!

Hooterville looking for own reality show

There's an old saying (or maybe a successful marketing slogan) that goes like this: What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. And, while some will maintain that what happens behind the closed doors of Ortonville's Boat Bar, probably should stay in the Boat Bar, hold on to your sweet bipees a minute....more >>

Opinions

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 >>

Andrea's Anecdotes

How lucky we are

I was watching the news recently and I saw three little girls on television in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan. I just knew in my heart the little girls were cold, hungry and scared....more >>

Spiritual Matters

Find strength in God's presence

Can we say it is official? Is highway repair season behind us? Are the orange barrels and signs put away? Now we can look forward to the other Michigan season, winter! For the greater part, harvests have been gathered, garden plants removed, leaves fallen and raked, our homes and our yards prepared for the coming cold....more >>

Guest viewpoint

Importance of preplanning

By Russ Burns We are always complaining that there just isn't enough time in our lives. We may be too busy with work, school, the kids, and other family matters. That's understandable given how quickly things move in society today....more >>
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Born November 20th
1908: Alistair Cooke, English journalist, television host.
1916: Thomas McGrath, poet and novelist.
1923: Nadine Gordimer, Nobel Prize-winning South African novelist.
1925: Robert F. Kennedy, U.S. Attorney General, New York senator and brother of President John F. Kennedy. He was assassinated while running for president.
1936: Don DeLillo, author (White Noise, Libra).
November 20th
in history
1695: Zumbi dos Palmares, the Brazilian leader of a 100-year-old rebel slave group, is killed in an ambush.
1700: Sweden's 17-year-old King Charles XII defeats the Russians at Narva.
1903: In Cheyenne, Wyoming, 42-year-old hired gunman Tom Horn is hanged for the murder of 14-year-old Willie Nickell.
1914: Bulgaria proclaims its neutrality in the First World War.By 1913, Bulgaria had one of the most formidable land forces in Europe.
1928: Mrs. Glen Hyde becomes the first woman to dare the Grand Canyon rapids in a scow (a flat-bottomed boat that is pushed along with a pole).