| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Following up on my email dialogue on pensions last week with a spokesman for unionized state workers, this week I’m corresponding with Kristina Rasmussen, executive vice president of the Illinois Policy Institute, a free-market think-tank based in...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:59 PM
HARBOR SPRINGS — Six members of Harbor Springs Boy Scout Troop 55 joined with other scouts in Northern Michigan to comprise Troop C436 at the 2013 National Boy Scout Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia. The local scouts...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The Shenandoah Area Council of Boy Scouts of America is accepting youth into the scouting program.
Scouting offers three programs for young people:
- Cub Scouts for boys in grades one to five
- Boy Scouts for boys ages 12 to 17
- Venturing for boys...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 7:33 AM
We usually kick off the Fish Report with news of note for anglers, but this week, we want to remind everyone of the eighth annual Lehigh Valley Hunting and Fishing Extravaganza taking place Friday through Sunday at the Kempton Fairgrounds.
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Cozy blankets, activity books and cookies from a local Girl Scout offered a measure of comfort to cancer patients at Advocate Children's Hospital.
The two years of work earned Jennifer Meyer, 18, of Homer Glen, the prestigious Gold Award in June from...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Last year, Oakland resident Samantha Matalone Cook wanted to find a better way to teach kids about science, technology and engineering. An educator, writer and artist who home schools her three kids, Cook and some friends hatched a concept they called...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 7:52 PM
The owner of a local youth hostel went before a federal judge on Friday, accused of traveling overseas to have sex with a minor.
The judge ruled to keep 43-year-old Jason Jayavarman in custody for the time being. He was arrested Wednesday and he...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:47 AM
BOYNE CITY -- The eighth annual Boyne Community Potluck Picnic will take place at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8, at Veterans Memorial Park pavilion in Boyne City. The theme for the picnic is "Old Fashioned Family, Food, and Fun."
Activities for all ages will...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:01 AM
I never thought of myself as a citizen of the world. I was raised by men and women from the Greatest Generation who were definitively American. That was my inheritance.
Global citizenship refers to a political philosophy in which the core social,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Updated Aug. 9 at 6:15 p.m.
A couple days after a troop of local Boy Scouts learned they would no longer be allowed to use the facilities at Anchorage Baptist Temple, other community and religious leaders are opening their doors.
Pastor Jerry Prevo...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:22 PM
A group of local Boy Scouts learned Tuesday they will no longer be allowed to use facilities at the Anchorage Baptist Temple.
Anchorage Christian Schools, located on the church's campus, is currently home base for Troop 1316, but the church informed...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 9:08 PM
Annapolis Shakespeare Company's "Much Ado About Nothing" merits much ado about something — a masterfully crafted show by a young troupe under the direction of Sally Boyett-D'Angelo.
Company founder and director Boyett-D'Angelo has set the Bard's...