B-17 coming to Muskegon

B-17 coming to Muskegon

Muskegon County – The World War II-era B-17 “Yankee Lady” is a radial-engine roaring, prop-spinning, flying piece of history that will land Saturday, July 23, at Muskegon County Airport. The Yankee Air Museum is dispatching its flagship, the Boeing B-17G “Yankee Lady,” to Muskegon for a one-day visit. The museum’s award winning World War II […]

What to Expect at the Republican National Convention

What to Expect at the Republican National Convention

DECLAN WALSH Republican delegates are converging on the lakeside city of Cleveland for the Republican National Convention. Their task is to nominate the party’s presidential candidate for the election in November. There is a single contender: Donald Trump, the property tycoon, reality TV star and — after a successful primary campaign that upended American politics […]

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARDS OVER 1.6 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARDS OVER 1.6 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS

Muskegon – With the close of the 2016 school year, the Community Foundation for Muskegon County (CFMC) announces it has awarded 491 scholarships totaling in $1,646,242 to graduating seniors from Muskegon County schools. Twenty nine percent of the scholarships awarded were to “first generation college students,” the first person in their family to pursue post-secondary […]

Grand Valley trustees adopt budget, set tuition, increase financial aid

Grand Valley trustees adopt budget, set tuition, increase financial aid

ALLENDALE – The Grand Valley State University Board of Trustees adopted the university’s FY 2016 budget and set tuition rates for the academic year at its July 15 meeting, held in the Kirkhof Center on the Allendale Campus. The tuition increase complies with the state’s tuition cap and keeps Grand Valley’s tuition in the bottom […]

Michigan Nurses Association endorses Sean Mullally for 92nd State Rep

Michigan Nurses Association endorses Sean Mullally for 92nd State Rep

By Tribune Newswire Okemos, MI – The Michigan Nurses Association(MNA) has given their strong endorsement to Sean Mullally for 92nd State Representative. MNA is the largest professional association of registered nurses in Michigan. This endorsement is significant because Health Care is the largest employment sector in the 92nd District. “I’m honored to have the endorsement […]

Pence on the Issues

Pence on the Issues

KATIE SHEPHERD Alan Rappeport contributed reporting. Mike Pence, who has served as governor of Indiana since 2013, will be Donald Trump’s running mate on the Republican presidential ticket. Pence, a staunch social conservative, was elected in 2000 to the House of Representatives, where he served in the party leadership. Here is a look at his […]

Film Showing Tonight Deals with Veteran Suicides

Film Showing Tonight Deals with Veteran Suicides

Muskegon County – The USS LST 393 Veterans Museum will show a film Friday July15 that attempts to take the terrible problem of military veteran suicides head on. “Project 22” will be shown at 5:00 pm and again at 8:00 pm. There is no admission charge. The film chronicles two combat-wounded veterans who set out […]

Trump selects Pence as running mate

Trump selects Pence as running mate

By Thomas Kaplan, Alexander Burns, Maggie Haberman Donald Trump has chosen Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana as his running mate, turning to a well-established conservative who brings government experience to the Republican presidential ticket, Trump said in a Twitter post at 10:50 a.m. Friday. The selection of Pence, a 57-year-old former radio host and congressman […]

Who Gave Us Justice Ginsburg?

Who Gave Us Justice Ginsburg?

By PATRICK J. BUCHANAN “Her mind is shot.” That was the crisp diagnosis of Donald Trump on hearing the opinion of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the possibility he might become president. It all began with an interview last week when the justice was asked for her thoughts on a Trump presidency. Ginsburg went on […]