Cleaning up state constitutions

Cleaning up state constitutions

“It’s difficult for me to get excited about rewriting the [Michigan] Constitution solely for the sake of appearances.”— Devin ...

July 31st, 2015 |  


That coyote may be in your backyard

That coyote may be in your backyard

Traveling along routes 23, 315 and I-71, as well as a recent drive across the Midwest on I-70, I occasionally see a coyote dead along the roadside. I...

July 31st, 2015 |  


Imagine what we could do together

Imagine what we could do together

My brother, 45, recently graduated from Liberty University, after putting in a lot of time and effort to finish his bachelor’s degree.Liberty Un...

July 31st, 2015 |  


Life’s still a dance for Rudy

Life’s still a dance for Rudy

A few weeks ago, while enjoying a spectacular display of Fourth of July fireworks, a topic for this column was revealed. I had earlier written about p...

July 30th, 2015 |  


Let’s talk about this marriage business

Let’s talk about this marriage business

Marriage, while a dirty word to some, has certainly been a hot topic of late, and I’m going to offer my two cents.Merriam-Webster defines it as ...

July 30th, 2015 |  


‘Only people getting rich … are the owners’

To the editor:I am writing in regards to the article in the July 8 Delaware Gazette, concerning the county’s unemployment rate (“County re...

July 29th, 2015 |  


Letter about Bush ‘misleading to readers’

To the editor:A letter from Phil Kabealo that you published (“Bushes have slapped the face of severely wounded veterans,” July 13) was mis...

July 29th, 2015 |  


Marking 50 years of Medicare

Marking 50 years of Medicare

Fifty years ago this week, aging in America was forever changed for the better.At the Truman Library in Independence, Missouri, President Lyndon B. Jo...

July 29th, 2015 |  


Finding purpose in old harp

Finding purpose in old harp

An acquaintance of mine recently commented that stargazing is “just looking at a bunch of lights in the sky.”I understand his concerns. Th...

July 27th, 2015 |  


An Amish wedding, Part 2

An Amish wedding, Part 2

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part installment about attending an Amish wedding in Ohio. Dorcas Raber is Gloria’s mom.Th...

July 26th, 2015 |