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Old echoes of friendship and love

On Dec. 11 our family is making a donation to and hosting a reception at the Fort Saint Joseph Museum. Our gift to the Museum ... Read more  | Add your comment

Time to celebrate our most important blessings: Our family and friends

Thanksgiving is a time to gather together with family and friends and give thanks for our many blessings. America’s first Thanksgiving in 1621 was born ... Read more  | Add your comment

It’ll only take one

TFLAO (The First, Last, And Only) is one of my closest friends. Most people know him as Steve, but I’ve known him as TFLAO for ... Read more  | Add your comment

Stash some cash in case of emergency

The final Do 1 Thing tip for November concerns Emergency Supplies: Stash some cash in case ATMs and credit card machines are not usable in ... Read more  | Add your comment

Has Thanksgiving celebration gone away?

Through the years we have seen a general erosion in the importance of pausing to give thanks. Many things have entered our lives to distract ... Read more  | Add your comment

Be prepared on the go

This week’s Do 1 thing tip continues with Emergency Supplies: Create an emergency supply kit for your pet, your car, and your workplace or school. ... Read more  | Add your comment

Has Thanksgiving celebration gone away?

There are many occasions in the Bible where God exhorts His people to remember. God directed His leaders to erect monuments that marked certain events. ... Read more  | Add your comment

Be prepared on the go

This week’s Do 1 thing tip continues with Emergency Supplies: Create an emergency supply kit for your pet, your car, and your workplace or school. ... Read more  | Add your comment

Ways you can help local food pantries

When I returned to Niles four years ago after a 20 year absence I was shocked to discover what a huge problem hunger and food ... Read more  | Add your comment

Boycott Walmart on Black Friday

Once again this year the employees of over 2,000 Walmart stores will hold a wage protest on Black Friday. The workers are calling for not ... Read more  | Add your comment

No, friend, chivalry isn’t dead

Recently, a Facebook “friend” of mine posted a comment that stated “If chivalry isn’t dead, it’s in a coma.” This friend is a very intelligent, ... Read more  | Add your comment

Michigan’s veterans deserve our support, appreciation

One of my greatest honors as your senator is taking part in Veterans Day tributes throughout Southwest Michigan to thank our service men and women ... Read more  | Add your comment

Starfish Story: Kincheloe teachers make a difference

Many of the dedicated teachers at Kincheloe Elementary have been trained in Reading Recovery. Reading Recovery is an intervention for students who don’t have all ... Read more  | Add your comment

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