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Courting the solution to no room at the inn

Oftentimes, necessity is the mother of invention. Read more  | Add your comment

Former kitchen staple was in every home

In the 1950s nearly every home in the United States had one of these in their kitchen. Read more  | Add your comment

Class of 1969 celebrates 45 years

Just six weeks before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, 420 members of the Niles Senior High School Class of 1969 received their high school ... Read more  | Add your comment

Another breakfast and Arnold’s political campaign

“I blame the Republicrats.” Big John burst into the diner and slapped his ball cap down on the table with a force equal to Jimmy’s ... Read more  | Add your comment

Cracking down on distracted driving

Children ages 5-7 and 8-12 in Cassopolis and Dowagiac, we are coming to your town with Radkids. My Radkids partner, Officer Kevin Kosten and I ... Read more  | Add your comment

Hairstyle trends in the 1950s

The 1950s had a great influence on fashion and hairstyles. Very short cropped hairstyles for women took over the early ‘50s but by the middle ... Read more  | Add your comment

Big John’s mother lost the cow

“Cow?” Arnold Tobin barely looked up as he inhaled a full order of biscuits and gravy. “You’ve got a cow?” Read more  | Add your comment

Twoolies’ best in groups

Life often colors our world in ways that change our view. Read more  | Add your comment

Depression can be treated

Depression is an illness that can affect anyone regardless of race, age, gender, culture and social class. Read more  | Add your comment

Potato chips were invented by accident

I’ll bet you didn’t know that the potato chip was invented 161 years ago in 1853. Read more  | Add your comment

Ask Trooper Rob: Safe riding

“Trooper Rob, over the Fourth of July weekend, I saw numerous people riding around in the back of pick-up trucks. I thought that was illegal. ... Read more  | Add your comment

Holding on to universal truths

Most philosophies, values, mystical viewpoints or whatever one may call belief systems are based on universal truths — or, at least, what one perceives to ... Read more  | Add your comment

Sometimes history is like a mystery

The Chapin Mansion is a beautiful Victorian house in the Queen Anne Style. Most Niles residents think of the mansion as our old City Hall, ... Read more  | Add your comment

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  3. The joys of all sports  | Add your comment
  4. An introduction with TFLAO  | Add your comment
  5. Sing a freedom song  | Add your comment
  6. Communication important in emergency situations  | Add your comment
  7. RedBud is the place to be  | Add your comment
  8. When you know better… part 2  | Add your comment
  9. Health tips: Depression is treatable  | Add your comment
  10. The creed women lived by in the ‘50s  | Add your comment
  11. Cruising Michigan’s sunset coast  | Add your comment
  12. Avoiding danger with storms  | Add your comment

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