September 23, 2014
Opinion
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Throughout my 25 years on this great green planet, I have been very fortunate. Thanks to my parents, my two brothers, Mike and Jeff, and I have been to 49 out of 50 states. Pretty much any state you can drive to, we went, we saw, and we conquered. more
2010 is the first year for the Standish Summerfest. Every week until the end of summer, there will be some kind of musical act located in the gazebo and at the Depot in Downtown Standish. From the Rifle River Folk Strings to classic Buddy Holly songs, the Summerfest has entertainment for music fans of all types, and it is free. more
Share your Michigan adventure with us The weather is getting hotter, and the sun is out more often than not. In the state of Michigan, this means that it’s time for that big family trip, to make those memories that you will never forget. Whether it’s a trip with the family, or just a trip with best friends, more than likely there will be fun times to be had. We here at the Arenac Independent want to hear about everyone’s own Michigan adventure. The state of Michigan has plenty of vacation destinations within just a few hours’ drive. Whether it’s that summer fishing trip to the Upper Peninsula, a weekend on the lake, or camping in one of the state’s many unique campgrounds, we would like to hear our readers’ stories. Why? Because in the next couple of weeks, the Arenac Independent will be starting the “Our Story” picture section, in which we will post pictures from our readers’ recent trips. From the Keewanee Peninsula, to wooded lands of Northen Michigan and the bustling cities of the mitten, there is a lot to do and a lot to see for tourists of all kinds, and we want to do our part to promote our state. From one-day short trips to weeklong vacations, there are a lot of memories to be shared. Take a little time to share your story with us. If you would like to share your story, e-mail your photo along with a description of when, and why the trip was taken to news@arenacindependent.com with “Our Story” in the subject line. All e-mails should include captions for the photos that describe the location, time, and full names of those who are in the photo. Readers may also mail their stories and pictures to “Our Story” Arenac County Independent 1010 W. Cedar St. P.O. Box 699 Standish, MI 48658 Pictures that are mailed may be picked up at the office after they have run in the paper. Readers please include phone number, and name in case we need to get in contact. more
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
Neil Abercrombie, Congressman for Hawaii’s First District, put forth an interesting resolution this week in Congress. Actually, it shouldn’t have been interesting at all. It was simply a … more
Sports of sorts offers readers the latest in college and professional sports... more
Column regarding the 2009 Detroit Lions... more
What is your New Year's Resolution for the year 2009? Are you looking to lose weight, quit smoking, or find a new career? Share your resolutions here, and also offer tips to others on their … more
You said it is an online opinion forum for the readers of "The Arenac County Independent." Each week, a question is posted online and the best answers posted below it are published in The … more
"You said it" is a new online reader-opinion driven forum, where you can speak up and let your voice be heard on a given topic. This week's topic is local shopping. Please answer the following … more
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