2022-07-30

MAUREEN BURNS: Please stop the crazies

Audio Article

Just stop with the crazies, OK? I mean, really.

The invisible population: Shining a light on homeless youth

Audio Article

When the word “housing” comes to the forefront, the direction a conversation can go will likely head in one of several specific routes. 

Is it a buyer or seller’s market? Should one rent or own? Where can one find affordable housing? 

However, for Esther Combs of the Alternative Counseling Center in Stanton, the subject of housing is looked at through a completely different lens — the absence of a home altogether. 

3 medical marijuana provisioning centers looking to open in Greenville

Audio Article

With the door of the new medical marijuana industry now officially open in this community, three applicants have jumped at the opportunity to bring the first provisioning centers to this city. 

City Manager George Bosanic announced at Thursday’s Greenville Planning Commission meeting that the city has received three applications for medical marijuana provisioning centers following the City Council’s decision earlier this year to legalizing the industry.

PUBLIC FORUM: No good deed goes unpunished

Audio Article

Dear Editor,

The phrase “No good deed goes unpunished” has hit me. 

Chris Chelios pays memorable visit to West Michigan Whitecaps with several new experiences

Audio Article

Want to get a beer with Chris Chelios?

Go for it, he’s in for it.

Chelios has always wanted to make himself available to engage with fans. That’s part of what made Wednesday’s West Michigan Whitecaps game memorable — the droves of fans that lined the ballpark for the chance to meet and snag an autograph from the long-time Detroit Red Wing and Chicago Blackhawk defenseman.

PUBLIC FORUM: Winfield Township supervisor needs to apologize

Audio Article

Dear Editor,

At the Winfield Township Board meeting on July 14, Supervisor Phyllis Larson made an accusation that Cato Township resident Jamie Snyder has altered videos. 

Greenville’s Carter Merritt to continue football career at Northern Michigan University

Audio Article

When opposing teams prepared to play Greenville football, they often had one player bring them pause for the last few seasons — Carter Merritt.

With a unique combination of size and speed, Merritt, a defensive end and outside linebacker, was a defensive mismatch for opponents.

Young Greenville hobbyist builds WWII ships

Audio Article

For a hobby this past winter and spring, Grahm Gibbs has been crafting replicas of ships that fought in World War II.

GUEST VIEW: Here are steps Michigan can take to improve our talent pool

Audio Article

To ensure Michigan’s economic competitiveness so that residents and businesses can grow and thrive, fast action is needed to maximize the ability of our workforce to meet the needs of a global 21st century economy.

PUBLIC FORUM: I wonder why …

Audio Article

Dear Editor,

Religion gave us the 10 Commandments. I have the 10 Wonders.