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Yooper Life: For the love of a dog (Part 6)

Shortly after the large ice storm that went through in January I received another morning deer message. It was on M-129 so Steph and I headed out to pick it up. I Figured we could handle it since most had been does. But this time got our first spike horn! […]

I Woke Up Looking like Maxine

Something happened to me. I’ve become Maxine, and I hardly recognize myself. It’s as if it happened overnight, one minute I was myself, and the next minute, I seemed to have morphed into Maxine. It was very disconcerting, to say the least. The Covid-19 pandemic has changed our world, and […]

Yooper Life: For the Love of a Dog (Part 5)

Once hunting season was over and no one else got a deer for me, I continued with my quest of “road kill hunting.” On the way home from Pickford’s school Christmas concert, which is where my other 5 grandchildren attend, Doug and I passed a police car with its lights […]

Thank You!

I don’t know you by name but you are my hero. My heart is full of gratitude and this thank you letter is for everyone on the front lines of this coronavirus pandemic. This is such a challenging time for everyone and my heart goes out to each and every […]

YOOPER LIFE: For the Love of a Dog (Part 4)

By Misty Murdock Hunting season finally arrived and I was sure it was going to provide enough venison for the year. I had several friends and family members that said they would give me extra and would even do the two deer license tags. I figured my days of cooking […]

In My Opinion …

This is definitely a trying time, not only for our country but around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic is something to be concerned about for each and every one of us. I think the important thing to remember is not to lose our sensibility. What I mean by this is […]

Less than a week into the spread of coronavirus in Michigan, Attorney General Dana Nessel already was investigating dozens of consumer complaints of price gouging. Scoundrels. A public health emergency like this one is a time to come together, to help each other where we can, and for us all […]

Happy Campers

By Laurie Davis Growing up in the 1960s, when my dad got off work on Saturday mornings, he would often take us camping. My mom would get the food ready, and the sleeping bags, pillows, and clothes packed, for a weekend at Detour State Park. As soon as my dad […]