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A Dog’s Life: Canine Flu, Symptoms, Treatments, and Prevention, by Rochelle Armbruster

If you’ve been paying any attention to the news lately, you probably have heard about the recent outbreak of canine flu. While this isn’t a new disease, it seems that this latest outbreak (which originated in Asia) has been particularly...

Edition for the Week of June 22, 2015

Tips to Stay Safe at Amusement Parks:  Avoid sunburn, rashes, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke with proper precautions.  Do not enter restricted areas or walk through employee-only gates.  Know your own health limits, including pre-existing health conditions.  Know the rules, especially...

LAZ-Y-BOY and The River Raisin Youth Theatre present Seussical

The River Raisin Youth Theatre will debut one of the most performed musicals in the USA, Seussical, on the RRCA stage this July. This musical extravaganza, featuring 87 youth actors and professional musicians from Monroe County and surrounding areas, is...

A Dog’s Life: Gettin’ Doggy With It–Some Helpful Tips and Products I’ve Used Successfully, by Rochelle Armbruster

Those of you who read my columns know how I’m a big advocate of products for dogs that lean toward a more natural/organic/holistic view. But some of you may be thinking, ‘Yeah, she talks a good story, but how much of...

Edition for the Week of June 15, 2015

Happiness. It’s the one thing we all search for, yet our quests never seem to end. Many think it is an emotion, a product of being with someone special or earning a job promotion. But happiness is in fact a...

A Dog’s Life: Pothead Dogs, The Benefits of Cannabis for your Canine, by Rochelle Armbruster

If you’ve been reading the newspaper or watching the news for the past couple of years, you know that medical marijuana is now legal in several states, including Michigan. Although I wasn’t really serious in referring to dogs as ‘potheads’,...

Edition for the Week of June 7, 2015

Whether you choose to move on and take a chance on the unknown, or stay behind, locked in the past, life goes on. This is a hard lesson to remember, but it’s true. The clock keeps ticking regardless of how you...

Monroe’s Jim Riske named Van Lunen Fellow

Jim Riske, principal at Holy Ghost Lutheran School in Monroe, Mich., has been selected by the Van Lunen Center for Executive Management in Christian Schools at Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Mich.) for a 2015-2016 fellowship.   The Van Lunen Center’s 2015-2016...

Edition for the Week of June 1, 2015

The world is often described as being home to fools. In our own way, each of us is foolish. The woman trying to have a baby, the man seeking his father’s approval… humans engage in  foolish behavior not because we are...

A Dog’s Life: Let’s Go Swimming!! Water Safety For Your Dog, by Rochelle Armbruster

Memorial Day recently passed, which is the unofficial start of summer (although northern Michigan was getting snow a week ago…ahh, the joys of Michigan weather). The beaches and pools are now open for aquatic fun! If your dog likes to...

The River Raisin Repertory Company presents Butterflies are Free

From June 12-14, the River Raisin Repertory Company will present Butterflies are Free, directed by Vicki Maxwell, at the River Raisin Centre for the Arts Theatre. This play, written by Leonard Gershe, was once described by The New York Post...

A Dog’s Life: Toto, I Don’t Think We’re in Kansas Anymore–Helping Your Dog Cope With Moving, by Rochelle Armbruster

My husband and I are in the middle of moving to Ludington, which is 3 1/2 hours northwest from where we currently live in Garden City. After over 13 years in the same house, we’ve accumulated a LOT of stuff,...

Previous Editions

Edition for the Week of June 22, 2015

by - June 28, 2015

Tips to Stay Safe at Amusement Parks:  Avoid sunburn, rashes, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke with proper precautions.  Do not enter restricted areas or walk through employee-only gates.  Know your own health limits, including pre-existing health conditions.  Know the rules, especially...

Community Notices

LAZ-Y-BOY and The River Raisin Youth Theatre present Seussical

by - June 22, 2015

The River Raisin Youth Theatre will debut one of the most performed musicals in the USA, Seussical, on the RRCA stage this July. This musical extravaganza, featuring 87 youth actors and professional musicians from Monroe County and surrounding areas, is...

Tech Corner

Are Biometrics more secure?

by - January 1, 2015

Since the launch of the iPhone 5s with Touch-ID, one could argue things are more...

A Dog’s Life: Canine Flu, Symptoms, Treatments, and Prevention, by Rochelle Armbruster

If you’ve been paying any attention to the news lately, you probably have heard about the recent outbreak of canine flu....

by - June 28, 2015

Edition for the Week of June 22, 2015

Tips to Stay Safe at Amusement Parks:  Avoid sunburn, rashes, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke with proper precautions.  Do not enter restricted...

by - June 28, 2015

LAZ-Y-BOY and The River Raisin Youth Theatre present Seussical

The River Raisin Youth Theatre will debut one of the most performed musicals in the USA, Seussical, on the RRCA stage...

by - June 22, 2015

A Dog’s Life: Gettin’ Doggy With It–Some Helpful Tips and Products I’ve Used Successfully, by Rochelle Armbruster

Those of you who read my columns know how I’m a big advocate of products for dogs that lean toward a more...

by - June 22, 2015

LAZ-Y-BOY and The River Raisin Youth Theatre present Seussical

The River Raisin Youth Theatre will debut one of the most performed musicals in the USA, Seussical, on the RRCA stage...

by - June 22, 2015

Monroe’s Jim Riske named Van Lunen Fellow

Jim Riske, principal at Holy Ghost Lutheran School in Monroe, Mich., has been selected by the Van Lunen Center for Executive Management...

by - June 7, 2015

The River Raisin Repertory Company presents Butterflies are Free

From June 12-14, the River Raisin Repertory Company will present Butterflies are Free, directed by Vicki Maxwell, at the River Raisin...

by - June 1, 2015

Experts Encourage Monroe County Families to Bring Back the Sunday Dinner

New Effort Benefits Area Seniors and Meals on Wheels Michael J. Nelson, MRC from Monroe County is on a mission to see...

by - May 14, 2015

A Dog’s Life: Canine Flu, Symptoms, Treatments, and Prevention, by Rochelle Armbruster

If you’ve been paying any attention to the news lately, you probably have heard about the recent outbreak of canine flu....

by - June 28, 2015

Edition for the Week of June 22, 2015

Tips to Stay Safe at Amusement Parks:  Avoid sunburn, rashes, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke with proper precautions.  Do not enter restricted...

by - June 28, 2015

LAZ-Y-BOY and The River Raisin Youth Theatre present Seussical

The River Raisin Youth Theatre will debut one of the most performed musicals in the USA, Seussical, on the RRCA stage...

by - June 22, 2015

A Dog’s Life: Gettin’ Doggy With It–Some Helpful Tips and Products I’ve Used Successfully, by Rochelle Armbruster

Those of you who read my columns know how I’m a big advocate of products for dogs that lean toward a more...

by - June 22, 2015

Are Biometrics more secure?

Since the launch of the iPhone 5s with Touch-ID, one could argue things are more secure. However, legally, this is not...

by - January 1, 2015

Effective Search Campaign

You can run a search campaign for a missing person or persons in many different ways. In the past, you had...

by - November 30, 2014

Safety of Your Data and How Security Through Obscurity is Plain Theater

Only one interview about the iCloud security breach of celebrities’ private photos exists: with the Wall Street Journal’s Tim Cook. Because...

by - September 27, 2014

The Support Scam

Several days ago, I had to fix a client’s PC after a supposed call from HP support concerning a Windows error...

by - July 27, 2014

Uncommon Sense: It’s Early This Year, by Richard Lee

Something has come over me. I am awash in feelings that seem out of place. For some reason, this feeling has...

by - November 30, 2014

Uncommon Sense: The Politics of Climate, by Richard Lee

At a rally for climate change in New York City, a group of concerned citizens gathered to protest the current state...

by - November 15, 2014

Uncommon Sense: Civil Revolution, by Richard Lee

I believe it is in the best interest of this country for the people to take it back. I’m not talking...

by - November 10, 2014

Uncommon Sense: Compassion for All, by Richard Lee

Well, for those of you that follow Uncommon Sense, as you can see, this issue of domestic violence within the NFL...

by - September 28, 2014

The Caffeine Dilemma: Is a Healthy Energy Drink Possible?

Caffeine – one word that literally contains so much potency. Studies show the stimulant can enhance athletic performance by up to...

by - March 30, 2014

Stop Resisting Exercise and Just Do It

There’s that dreaded word again – exercise. We all know we should do it, and yet many of us make as...

by - March 13, 2014

Invest in Your Body with Just Three Hours Each Week

Did you know a single week contains 168 hours? That’s right – 24 hours a day times seven days. And all...

by - February 23, 2014

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