Appropriations: Supplemental budget — Senate Bill 152

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Through my years of work as a funeral practitioner and certified grief counselor, I have found that most people suffering loss do not realize that there are various classifications of grief. I…

As the Mayor of Saugatuck, I was happy to see the Restore Our Parks Act (S. 500) pass the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources last month. This legislation would create dedicated f…

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Let amaryllis fill your home with flowers for the holidays and keep the blossoms coming all winter long. When you plant several different types of amaryllis bulbs, from both the southern and n…

When I was in high school, I faced the same decision many teens face as they grow older: What do I want to do with my life?

I never thought that at age eighty-one I would be an author of eight books! It certainly wasn’t a dream of mine nor a desire for my life.

Permit deer baiting, clarify scope — House Bill 4687

We Michiganders are a hardy lot and we are no strangers to inclement weather. When the blizzards come, when the ice pelts, when a summer storm rolls in over the Great Lakes, we steady ourselve…

Virgil Wander, the titular narrator of the novel, lives in the quaint, rustic, town of Greenstone, Minnesota on the shores of Lake Superior.

Locally, this Tuesday, November 5, voters in their respective municipalities will be casting ballots for city council members and on a referendum calling for a charter amendment to allow citiz…

November 5th is an important day for the community members of the White Lake Fire Authority coverage area (Fruitland Twp., City of Whitehall & Whitehall Twp.). Community members are being …

Whitehall needs Sean Mullally on the city council. Sean is knowledgeable about the issues and very bright. In discussing matters of public policy with Sean I have found he has a great foundati…

Residences of the White Lake area, as you know, the fire authority is asking for a raise in their millage from 1.44 to 1.65. However, the 1.65 goes on top of the existing 1.44 for a total of 3…

Since 1943 Whitehall’s Charter has mandated our city’s government to be a Council-Manager plan. As in our school system, a professional superintendent leads with an elected local citizens boar…

October 22nd is International Stuttering Awareness Day. Stuttering is the only disability people still laugh at but we’re working to change that! Just over 70 million people around the world s…

If someone took 97% of your income, would you want to give more to charity? This disenfranchisement would change our culture. (this has been promised by former leaders)

The proposal to amend the Whitehall charter is a silliness that should be rejected overwhelmingly. Currently the charter gives the council the authority to elect the mayor. The proposal would …

The taxpayer’s are paying at present 1.44 mills for a millage that continues until 2025 which we pay now on our taxes. The White Lake Fire Authority (WLFA) is asking for an additional 1.65 mil…

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