Road Trip Rumblings-On Politics, Kindness
By Ken DeLaat
Ah yes, a road trip.
Periodically the open road calls and more often than not these days it involves a venture west to visit 75% of the most intelligent, good looking, personable and downright likeable grandchildren to be found on the planet.
The other 25% in the form of Ms. Harper, the quintessential two year old lives much closer and thus has ample time to be spoiled by her doting grandmother. Quintan, Izzabella and Parker on the other hand reside in Wyoming (state not GR suburb) so while visits are less frequent they entail the bonus of being bookended by a couple of days winding our way across...
Guest Column: For every woman, healthy aging is possible
Girls’ Night Out event Nov. 3 to feature national expert, Gerber Memorial health professionals
By Diana Bitner, MD, and Alina McDermed, MD
Healthy aging is possible!
Even in the face of many challenges, knowledge about what is going on inside is invaluable. Our body processes are amazing but often mysterious, and the unknown can be confusing and scary. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) does not...
A Few Minutes With: The Honorable Judge Anthony A. Monton
Interviewed by Ken DeLaat
As announced last week the Honorable Judge Anthony A. Monton will be retiring from the bench at the end of February.
After attending law school Judge Monton returned to West Michigan and began in practice with Walt Urick in the firm Urick and Monton in Oceana County. He was elected as Prosecuting Attorney in 1980 and when a new Circuit Court Judge position was created he successfully ran for the seat as the first Judge of 27th Circuit Court and has served Newaygo and Oceana counties since the January following that first election in 1988. He has since been...
Guest Article: Breast Cancer Awareness Month
By Joni Erlewein, RN, Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial and Dr. Jennifer Morse, medical director of District Health Department #10
One in eight women will get breast cancer in her lifetime.
These are our mothers, sisters, daughters, aunts, wives and neighbors.
Because October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we are coming together to support these women and their families. Our message is simple: Women in Newaygo County can fight back against breast cancer.
Terrifying as the word “cancer” can be, breast cancer is not...
Ready To Vote? Registration Deadline Draws Near
By N3 Editorial Team
Had enough yet?
Under any circumstances national elections are more than a tad trying and this year is anything but an exception. The debate took on the flavor of a heavyweight fight despite efforts on the part of announcers to liken it to the Super Bowl. Ads are always brutal this time of year but it’s been...
Sending In The Clowns
By Ken DeLaat
Crazed Clowns on the loose?
After multiple reports of menacing clowns popping up across the USA this epidemic of creepy clown sightings has spread into West Michigan. Big Rapids and South Haven have both endured incidents the likes of which have been reported in more than a dozen states.
Time to panic?
There have been rumors of spottings in our fair county as well though these have not been substantiated by...
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