September 18, 2014
Opinion
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Tom Izzo is here for good. All of the state of Michigan can take a sigh of relief that one of the most iconic sports figures in the nation is staying home, and staying loyal to Michigan State University. Finally, an already rich and famous person turned down more money for the love and loyalty that he has for his school and his state. Tom Izzo leads by example by showing that hard work, love and loyalty can get you anywhere. more
Growing up in metro Detroit and living there for much of my life, there were plenty of options available when I decided to turn on the radio. Whether it was top 40 music, adult contemporary, country, news, or sports talk, the Motor City offered plenty of choices for radio listeners. However, with my move to Northern Michigan in August 2007, there weren’t as many options on my radio dial. more
Well, Jim Joyce, aren’t you the popular one? That was sarcasm. Replay shows that Galarraga clearly covered the bag in time, caught the throw from Miguel Cabrera in time, and should have immediately started a once-in-a-lifetime celebration with his teammates, coach and thousands of fans. Instead, Galarraga threw a complete game, one-hit shutout. Not too shabby, unless you consider that he was perfect through 8 2/3 innings and clearly got the final out in a perfect game! more
The scene: screaming teenage girls pummeling each other to get to the front of the stage, crying when their favorite musician appears. News stations immediately begin to compare the reaction to the … more
I’m only 26 years old, but believe it or not, there was a time when I lived in a house with one television channel. Maybe my family was behind the times, but at my grandparents’ house in … more
Believe In Yourself!
Occasionally, someone will accuse me of being overly optimistic. However, this isn't really true. I know there are emormous problems to deal with, hardships and things that go wrong. Like many of … more
Is anyone else sick of “American Idol”? Of course I mean anyone other than judge Simon Cowell, who appears so annoyed with being at the show in every episode it’s a shock that he actually … more
In last week’s Independent, in the story “AuGres-Sims discusses cuts,” AGS Board Chairman Robert Lutz said the board was open to community input on what the district should cut, eliminate or … more
With the Sunrise Coast recently becoming a featured destination on the Pure Michigan Web site, it’s important that Arenac County do its part in joining forces with the rest of the northeast … more
I usually don’t watch music award shows on TV, but I put the American Country Music Awards on in the background while I was cleaning Sunday night and chuckled to myself when I thought of the … more
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