I don’t think Judy Winter intended for a quick conversation to nearly get to two hours, but it did on Thursday.

A woman stopped by the newsroom Friday afternoon, asking if one of the folks who attended President Donald Trump’s rally in Grand Rapids said she was there.

My first experience with waxwings was a memorable event. I was still a teenager and budding birder in the northern suburbs of Cincinnati.

At one time, it was a farm owned by Charles G. Wing, prominent Mason County lawyer, local newspaper publisher and businessman. Today, part of that farm is the Mason County Airport, 238 acres of runways, hangers and terminal. Fifteen years after Charles Wing’s death in 1920, his son sold the …

I have an idea for a new reality TV show.

Mr. Cabot’s recent letter (Jan. 2, “Reader doesn’t believe man-made climate change exists”) said that climate change isn’t man-made — that scientists are promoting “unsound theories,” and he is suggesting that this is a partisan issue.

In response to Mr. Kelly from Friday, Dec. 28, 2018 (“Reader asks what people can do?” in Readers’ Forum); Thomas Jefferson had indeed written about Constitution rewrites, but he more famously wrote, “Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes.”

Elites representing many sectors of society have misguidedly embraced globalism, in particular the sham crisis of human-caused climate change. Climate change is actually normal; the planet’s varied climates have fluctuated throughout the centuries and will continue to do so.

The elections are finally over, the votes are counted and the winners have been announced throughout the county, state and across our wonderful nation.

I think this is a good time to talk about our future as a nation.

Why is the U.S. government shutting down over a wall that was to be paid for by Mexico?

In a letter dated Dec. 17, 2018, second district Representative Bill Huizenga reported to his constituents that he voted for H.R. 6784 to take grey wolves off the endangered species list so that they may be hunted and their numbers “controlled.” Specifically, he wrote that he voted for the l…

A great big thank you to all the people that volunteered their time and effort to make the number of items collected by The Mitten Tree this year so successful. It was the best year ever.

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Yousuf fled with his family from his home in eastern Afghanistan eight years ago to escape the war, but he couldn't escape tragedy. In the capital, Kabul, five of his children died, not from violence or bombings, but from air pollution, worsened by bitter cold and poverty.