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January Stuff

Susan VanderWal, left, and this Belvins Street girl, celebrate our new friendship, and Sue’s birthday, with our first tea party on January 21, 1953. There would be many more tea…

What’s Cooking?

Carol Cope Cooking & Recipes It is typical that we are having some February weather in January, but remember we are hearty Michigan›ders that can tolerate most anything which includes…

May I Walk With You? Ultimate Hope

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…

Michigan Sees Some Progress in Battle Against Opioid Addiction

By 2022, the global pharma market will reach $1.12 trillion. While that might be good news for prescription drug manufacturers and distributors, the exponential growth of the industry has taken…

U.S. Housing Market Falls Short By 4 Million Homes As Demand Grows

U.S. Housing Market Falls Short By 4 Million Homes As Demand Grows

The U.S. housing market is short 4 million houses with growing demand for new homes. According to a new analysis from realtor.com, the 5.9 million single-family homes built between 2012…

Johnny Alberts – Blacksmith Extraordinaire

John Alberts Sr., Taken in 1937. This is a 1956 photo of local smithy John Alberts Jr., fitting new shoes to Flash Direct, well-known pacer owned, by Leonard Charette of…

Asian Rivers Riddled With Plastic Trash

Mike Wilcox Mike’s Musings Columnist So much has been in the news about plastic and how it is harming our environment. There has been a major push in the United…

A New Look at an Old School – Grandon – Winterfield Dist. #2

This is a photo of the original Grandon School, stick built in 1899. This photo was taken before the structure burned on February 8, 1912. It was replace by the…

What’s Cooking?

Carol Cope Cooking & Recipes Here we have another beautiful day this week with sun and blue skies…but just cold.A great day for good hot chili, or tomato soup and a…

May I Walk With You? One Hundred Percent

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…