Columns

With Fresh Eyes: Patriotism on Two Fronts

June 13, 2018

Rich Nelson’s father Woodrow F. Nelson by Rich Nelson My father nearly died in the jungles of 1944 New Guinea.  During WWII, he was stationed with the U.S. Army’s 1462nd Engineers Maintenance Company.  Their primary ...

Outside Chance: Bass Fishing with Kendall Ulsh

June 13, 2018

by Jack Payne     I was lucky enough to spend some time with one of Michigan’s great bass anglers, Kendall Ulsh. Kendall is from Schoolcraft Michigan and a regular on many of the bass tournament trails. What I wanted to know is how a tournament ...

Positive Psychology

June 13, 2018

Being Fit as Long as You Live: Part II   by Carol Parker Thompson, Ph.D.   In last month’s column we discussed the benefits of being physically fit as long as we live. As we age, we have found that our body needs a lot more maintenance than ...

With Fresh Eyes: Fighting Back

June 13, 2018

by Rich Nelson Lingering just beneath the headlines, another directive recently enacted further erodes the legal reproductive rights of women, a step intended primarily to adversely impact the Planned Parenthood organization.  This new directive, implemented ...

CAFO opposition takes scientific and legal steps

June 13, 2018

from local sources   A Confined Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) was proposed in this area last fall. Despite the White Lake Area’s unanimous spoken opposition at the MDEQ hearing on Jan. 10, 2018, to such a huge industrial swine facility — ...

Outside Chance: Spawning Panfish

June 13, 2018

by Jack Payne    When the lilacs start to bloom, it is a signal to me that the crappies are on the beds. Within two weeks the bluegills will move on their beds. What a great time for the angler and their families and friends. Crappies love new ...