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Carol Cope Cooking & Recipes Oh, What a beautiful Sunday we are having,  just a great Autumn day in October.  We still do not have color on the trees but…

May I Walk With You?

Daniel Fachting, Ph.D. is a licensed Psychologist, Lay Minister at Our Lady of Hope Parish in Clare, and Chancellor for Knights of Columbus Council #3029. He can be reached at…

Dancing in the Street

We hit the road once again, bound for Flushing and our great-grandson Jaxson Carl, who celebrated his first birthday. Or perhaps I should say his many relatives celebrated. The guest of honor,…

Keep Public Notices in Your Local Newspapers

Mike Wilcox Mike’s Musings Columnist I’d like to bring up and issue that really is of great concern to the newspaper community. This is public notices and attempts by state…

Dairy at the door-to-door

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist This week held both the first official day of fall and National Punctuation Day, both most worthy of note. Punctuation Day is a…

Every story has two sides

I’ve always been a believer that my peers- the journalists of the world, need to tell both sides of the story, and leave personal opinions to the editorial pages. I…

Ghosts of Main Street: Marion Dairy and the Milkmen

Ghosts of Main Street: Marion Dairy and the Milkmen

By Julie Traynor You can whip our cream, but you can’t beat our milk”. If you are a kid of a certain age, you will likely recall this proclamation in…

Opioids and Fires Resistance On It’s Way

Two, what I consider major news stories broke in the last few days. First a judge has ruled big pharma’s Johnson and Johnson must pay $572 million to the State…

Fall and Family

Fall and Family

Wow…fall already. The calendar may not say so, but we all know it’s true. Hints of color are creeping in everywhere. Goldenrod, wild asters and various grasses are abloom and…

What’s Cooking?

With the taste of fall in the air, I want to continue with a recipe for canning and then I will do a couple of great late summer recipes for…

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