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Life as Performance Art

    Ever since moving to Saugatuck some thirty-plus years ago, we have always made a point of going to see A Christmas Carol, with Steve Williford as the director, producer, and the lead character.  He manages to transform himself from a truly nice fellow into the old miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, and he is wonderful.  The short story is, in Read More…

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Lawrence post honors veterans on their day

Members of Lawrence American Legion Hess Eastman Post 174 held a Veterans Day Ceremony, Friday, Nov. 11, at the Lawrence Veterans Memorial at Hill Cemetery. American Legion member Charles Moden, shown in foreground with members, led the rifle volley. Members of the Lawrence American Legion Hess-Eastman Post 174 Ladies Auxiliary are shown in background. Following Read More…

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Voters turnout in large numbers at polls

By Paul GarrodStaff Writer PAW PAW – More than 32,000 Van Buren County registered voters went to the polls last week to cast their ballots, according to unofficial information from the Van Buren County Clerk’s Office, as reported on the website, electionreporting.com.The county clerk’s office said a total of 32,144 registered voters, or 58.87 percent, Read More…

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Life as Performance Art

    Thanksgiving Day is this Thursday, the 24th, and it is a uniquely original American holiday.  The first one was held in 1619 when the Anglicans landed in Virginia.  According to their charter from the London Company, they were to have an annual day of thanksgiving for their safe arrival.  They did that for a few years, and then Read More…

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Mike’s Musings: Election results prove country deeply divided

Now that the Mid-Term election is over (at least in most states) it is time to reflect on the results. I’m happy to say voter turnout was better than expected in most states which indicate our Democracy is alive and well despite what naysayers may say.Three observations come to mind- the political landscape hasn’t changed Read More…

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Obituary: Richard Kruszewski

Richard “Dick Kruso” Kruszewski, surrounded by adoring and loving family, passed away Nov. 4, 2022, just one month shy of his 88th birthday.Pages could be filled with thoughts and memories of Richard. He lived a phenomenal, full life, and he was the best father, grandfather, great-grandfather, husband, friend, and mentor one could imagine. To everyone Read More…