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Tax Freedom Day this week!

I know, "whoopie."

Okay everybody, take a long, deep breath. Take your eyes away from the page, close 'em and let that breath leave your body. Relax. Come this Thursday, April 17, every upstanding, taxpaying Michiganian will have theoretically worked enough this year to pay off the government....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 >>

Jim's Jottings

Things that matter and thoughts to ponder

Charles Krauthammer discussed

I was roasted April 12 to the extent the meat thermometer stuck into me, burst its bulb, and my skin turned a dark shade of crust. I felt a deep concern for the people who orally expressed cruelty toward me that would make a water-boarder envious....more >>

Jim's Jottings

Jottings on 'roos, reporters and peaches

It lightens my day just seeing a bunch of kangaroos bouncing across a desert in some commercial. To the geniuses behind the 'roo marketing: Trouble is, I don't remember what they are advertising....more >>

Wendi's Word

Wendi's Word A column by Wendi Reardon

Two keys

Motivation and inspiration. Two powerful words standing side by side together and keys for success in the next few months. Right now, I am getting my body ready for upcoming events....more >>

Spiritual Matters

Find endless hope this Easter

"The Barna Group, found that 69 percent of U.S. adults celebrate Easter as a religious holiday." This is indeed great news because what that means is there is a great opportunity for the churches in and around Clarkston to live out the good news of the Gospel of Jesus Christ....more >>
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Born May 29th
1736: Patrick Henry, American revolutionary and governor of Virginia.
1874: G.K. Chesterton, English writer.
1880: Oswald Spengler, German philosopher of history and author of The Decline of the West.
1894: Bea Lillie, comic actress.
1894: Josef von Sternberg, film director (Blue Angel).
May 29th
in history
1942: The German Army completes its encirclement of the Kharkov region of the Soviet Union.
1951: C. F. Blair becomes the first man to fly over the North Pole in single engine plane.
1953: Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay become the first men to reach the top of Mount Everest.
1974: President Richard Nixon agrees to turn over 1,200 pages of edited Watergate transcripts.
1990: Boris Yeltsin is elected the president of Russia.