It takes right around an hour to get from Grand Rapids to Lansing, and I make that drive every day getting to work. It’s also at least 60 minutes that I’m away from my computer and not regularly checking my phone -- but that doesn’t mean that hour can’t be productive.

I always try to get the most out of my morning commute in order to start my day off right. Here are some...

February 7, 2019

He was born in a part of Michigan many of us think of as being as close to heaven as you can get without entering the pearly gates: Ishpeming, in the great North Country we call the UP.  His grandparents on both sides emigrated from Finland in the early 20th century. 

One of Lansing’s truly good and decent leaders gets a coveted gubernatorial appointment, especi...

February 5, 2019

Politicos can talk all they want about the 2018 elections with references to pink or blue waves, but in Michigan's two big Congressional district "turnover" races -- the 8th and 11th - the winning Democrats, new U.S. Rep. Elissa SLOTIN (D-Holly), and new U.S. Rep. Haley STEVENS (D-Birmingham), appear to have won the old-fashioned way -- with lots and lots of money....

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