There is a time for everything under the sun - including change - and I am embracing it.
After 7-1/2 years as Pine River Journal editor, I'm leaving the newspaper business and embarking on a new career.
The call to ministry was strong for Pastor John Rister. Strong enough for him to end his 20-year career in the auto industry and move his Monroe, Michigan-based family more than 1,200 miles to pursue a degree in pastoral ministries.
The Pine River City Council set its preliminary 2013 levy at the same amount as the prior two levies: $373,871.
The levy breakdown by fund is: General, $307,573; Library, $28,048; Fire, $28,000; Fire Association Relief $2,000; Sewer, $8,250.
Two 16-year-olds from Pine River traveled to Chicago this month to audition for the 12th season of American Idol.
Unfortunately, neither made it to callbacks, but both gained insight into the popular singing talent competition.Kayla Adkins and Ryan Sweeney, high school juniors, auditioned July 12 at...