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Michigan Hospitals Restrict Patient Visitors In Wake Of Widespread Flu

Michigan Hospitals Restrict Patient Visitors In Wake Of Widespread Flu

Michigan hospitals are restricting visitations to protect vulnerable patients from the flu. All Beaumont Health hospitals, Ascension Michigan hospitals, and the McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey have set new…

Ghosts on Main Street: January-Marion Michigan

Lake in December 1979. Marion’s gigantic, long time trademark water town was demolished. Riverside Electric employees on he picket line in March of 1971. Marion’s giant fiberglass Santa was purchased…

Civics and Kurds Need More Consideration

Mike Wilcox Mike’s Musings Columnist It’s time to bring back “civics” as a required course in our high schools. I propose “civics” or home economics, as some might want to…

Gonna Do In The New Year

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist Well, the hoopla is over and it’s time to get going on all of those things you’ve set aside for winter. You know…

Whats Coking?

Carol Cope Cooking & Recipes What a beautiful day we have with sun and some more warm temperatures.  Wonder how long this will last and are we going to pay…

May I Walk With You? New Year

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…

Tiny Houses Could Relieve Northern Michigan’s Affordable Housing Crisis

Tiny Houses Could Relieve Northern Michigan’s Affordable Housing Crisis

Tiny houses could fill the gap in affordable housing in Northern Michigan. According to the Crawford County Avalanche, local developers have proposed to build tiny houses on two parcels of…

New Novi Auto Show Fills Void For Metro Detroit Dealers

New Novi Auto Show Fills Void For Metro Detroit Dealers

The new Southeast Michigan Auto Show in Novi welcomed 20,792 car enthusiasts over the weekend. Featured vehicles at the auto show included model year 2019 and 2020 vehicles along with…

Bring Out Troops Home!

Mike Wilcox Mike’s Musings Columnist Here’s a worthy New Year’s resolution. How about our federal government remove American troops from Afghanistan? I’ve never understood this war, or conflict the government…

New Year, New Decade

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist The new century is coming of age. We are no longer toddlers in a new millennium, but young adults soon to be of…

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