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Creating strong community partnerships

At Niles Community Schools (NCS), community partnerships enhance our students’ learning experiences. Read more  | Add your comment

A hash slinger alumnus

Hannibal King is an articulate, educated, Man of Letters — most of them are consonants, but he was able to buy some vowels with low ... Read more  | Add your comment

Do you remember Pyrex?

I imagine that everyone over the of age of 60 has one of these dishware pieces in their kitchen. Read more  | Add your comment

Interview with the candidate

Arnold Tobin announced his candidacy for office — any office — in May of this year. By all definitions, his is a unique write-in campaign, ... Read more  | Add your comment

Prepare for power outages

Are you prepared? I know my power flickered recently and made me think about this week’s tip from Do 1 Thing. Power: Acquire and learn ... Read more  | Add your comment

Yankees in Georgia!

In Margaret Mitchell’s book, “Gone with the Wind,” the Union Army begins to bombard Atlanta in 1864. Aunt Pittypat Hamilton, a member of Atlanta’s upper ... Read more  | Add your comment

Attention deficit: There’s an app for that

Having just spent a week in the north woods of Wisconsin caring for my mom after her surgery, one thing was very clear: The lack ... Read more  | Add your comment

The things that have disappeared from the table

The butter knife has gone the way of the saucer. In the nursery rhyme “it’s the dish that ran away with the spoon,” but in ... Read more  | Add your comment

The older we get, the better we are

Life in the retirement zone is a bittersweet existence for Harry Winkle and his friend Jimmy. Jimmy retired first and furiously. At his retirement party, ... Read more  | Add your comment

MSP collects 500 pounds of drugs statewide

Last week the Michigan State Police (MSP) announced that 515.7 pounds of prescription drugs were collected at MSP posts across the state during National Prescription ... Read more  | Add your comment

Tuning out, modern style

The speaker was not engaging, entertaining or dynamic at all. He was talking about the work of the education department in Washington, D.C. to a ... Read more  | Add your comment

Setting a 1950s table

When the new display of the 1950s was designed at the Edwardsburg Museum, there was much discussion about table setting. Read more  | Add your comment

Be prepared for power outages

October brings a new theme for Do 1 Thing. This month we will be focusing on power. Our goal is to be able to safely ... Read more  | Add your comment

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  1. A hidden treasure on the move  | Add your comment
  2. Emphasize the positives of school  | Add your comment
  3. An autumn walk in southwest Michigan  | Add your comment
  4. Communication is key  | Add your comment
  5. Getting driving lessons at the diner  | Add your comment
  6. The wrecking ball has come to town  | Add your comment
  7. Elvis at Edwardsburg History Museum Sunday  | Add your comment
  8. Grandfather Rights Cards expiring soon  | Add your comment
  9. The Hash Slinger and the academic  | Add your comment
  10. The good old days of jingles  | Add your comment
  11. Niki and Chris got married  | Add your comment
  12. Forgiveness: The gift we give and receive  | Add your comment

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