Woman robbed in Plainfield Township

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Sheriff’s Department asks for help identifying suspect On October 26, a 23-year-old Grand Rapids woman had her wallet stolen while she was frequenting a business in Plainfield Township. Several hours after the theft, the suspect used the victim’s debit card at a local bank and withdrew money from her account. The suspect’s picture was captured […]

MAIN STREET—December 16, 2010

Forever war   Have you noticed that our wars just seem to go on and on? So have I, so I looked it up. Since 1675, we have been in 26 wars. Several early ones were against Indians while we were still colonies. Then came the Revolutionary War against the British. Then, more war against […]

BIRTHDAYS — December 18–24

18th Susan Bedor, Charlie Johnson, Marie Norman, Marguerite Sweat, Chuck VanOeffelen  19th Lucille Stotz 20th Michael Klinger, Mike Krupp, Carol Pratt, Bea Scrote, Bill Thornton  21st Chris Ackerman, Bernard May  22nd Meagan Bandemer, Jackson Cávner, James Christopher, Lori Sivins  23rd Craig Ackerman, Clarence Allen, Holly Cavner, Carole Steinke, Carole Knox, Mike TenBrink  24th Randy Reeds

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon — December 16, 2010

Negotiations to benefit economy Chicago is a great place to spend a weekend. Our daughter, Kim, is working on her master’s degree at DePaul University, so visiting her provides the perfect excuse to go to Chicago and take in some of the sights. On Friday night, we went to the Christkindlmarkt in downtown Chicago. The […]

Words on Weather and Climate — December 16, 2010

Forecasting Climate  by CRAIG JAMES  When it comes to forecasting the climate, many people say that since forecasters can’t get the weather forecast right for the next couple of days, how can they get the climate forecast right for the next 100 years? (They surely weren’t talking about my forecasts, were they?) The response given […]