A Dog’s Life: The Leonberger, a Beautiful, Gentle Giant, by Rochelle Armbruster

If you’ve been reading my column for awhile, you’ll know that every now and then, I like to do something a little different and write about an unusual breed. This week’s column is about the Leonberger. The Leonberger gets its...

Edition for the Week of March 28, 2016

Feeling down— pick yourself up. Encountered a brick wall—break through it. Find yourself in a hole—Dig deep and climb out. I know it’s not always that simple, but if you have faith and keep a positive mind, then you should...

Edition for the Week of March 14, 2016

Fifty-seven percent of all student financial aid comes in the form of grants and scholarships. Federal loans account for 34%. Of the 122.7 billion dollars in scholarships awarded to college students in 2013-14, 40 percent came from federal sources. 39% came from colleges...

Edition for the Week of March 7, 2016

Protect Your Kids Online: 1. Talk with your children about online safety. 2. Guard personal information. Remind children to never give out identifying information to people they don’t know, including their name, phone number, address, or school name. 3. Know...

Edition for the Week of February 29, 2016

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has identified a cluster of tamponassociated Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) cases in the state. Since December 2015, five TSS cases have been reported among young women in four different local health department...

Edition for the Week of February 22, 2016

If you don’t make the time to work on creating the life you want, you’re eventually going to be forced to spend a lot of time dealing with a life you don’t want. Time is free, but it’s priceless. You...

Edition for the Week of February 15, 2016

Mackinac City is often voted the #1 place to visit in the United States. Grand Rapids was voted the #1 place to visit in the U.S. in 2015. Holland was voted #3 on the “Top 10 Best Cities for Families”...

Edition for the Week of February 8, 2016

Home Heating Credit and Food Assistance Benefits: Michiganders who receive food assistance are encouraged to file for a Home Heating Credit to make sure they get the full amount of benefits they are eligible to receive. Some renters could qualify...

Edition for the Week of February 1, 2016

What You Need to Know About the Flint Water Crisis: 1. While the Children in Flint Were Given Poisoned Water to Drink, General Motors Was Given a Special Hookup to the Clean Water. 2. For Just $100 a Day, This...

A Dog’s Life: Bloat, a Very Dangerous Condition, by Rochelle Armbruster

Your dog finished wolfing down his dinner a little while ago, and all of a sudden he appears in front of you wearing a look of desperate panic. He’s panting, drooling heavily, and his stomach looks swollen. Then he begins...

Edition for the Week of January 25, 2016

APRIL 2014: To save money, Flint begins drawing its water from the Flint River instead of from Detroit. The move is considered temporary while the city waits to connect to a new regional water system. Residents immediately complain about the...

Edition for the Week of January 18, 2016

Earlier this week, an email circulated with the title “Great Lakes Drinking Water— Who Is It For?” This question is a good one in the wake of the Flint water crisis, the ban of plastic microbeads in personal care products...

Previous Editions

Edition for the Week of March 28, 2016

by - May 1, 2016

Feeling down— pick yourself up. Encountered a brick wall—break through it. Find yourself in a hole—Dig deep and climb out. I know it’s not always that simple, but if you have faith and keep a positive mind, then you should...

Community Notices

Local Program Delivers Holiday Spirit to Monroe County Seniors

by - November 23, 2015

Everyone deserves to enjoy the warmth of the holiday season, and this year, area seniors who are alone or impoverished will be able to do just that. Sponsored by the Home Instead Senior Care® office serving Monroe and Southern Wayne...

Teacher's Perspective

A Dog’s Life: The Leonberger, a Beautiful, Gentle Giant, by Rochelle Armbruster

If you’ve been reading my column for awhile, you’ll know that every now and then, I like to do something a...

by - May 1, 2016

Edition for the Week of March 28, 2016

Feeling down— pick yourself up. Encountered a brick wall—break through it. Find yourself in a hole—Dig deep and climb out. I...

by - May 1, 2016

Edition for the Week of March 14, 2016

Fifty-seven percent of all student financial aid comes in the form of grants and scholarships. Federal loans account for 34%. Of the...

by - May 1, 2016

Edition for the Week of March 7, 2016

Protect Your Kids Online: 1. Talk with your children about online safety. 2. Guard personal information. Remind children to never give...

by - April 6, 2016

Edition for the Week of March 28, 2016

Feeling down— pick yourself up. Encountered a brick wall—break through it. Find yourself in a hole—Dig deep and climb out. I...

by - May 1, 2016

Edition for the Week of March 14, 2016

Fifty-seven percent of all student financial aid comes in the form of grants and scholarships. Federal loans account for 34%. Of the...

by - May 1, 2016

Edition for the Week of March 7, 2016

Protect Your Kids Online: 1. Talk with your children about online safety. 2. Guard personal information. Remind children to never give...

by - April 6, 2016

Edition for the Week of February 29, 2016

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has identified a cluster of tamponassociated Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) cases in the...

by - April 6, 2016

Local Program Delivers Holiday Spirit to Monroe County Seniors

Everyone deserves to enjoy the warmth of the holiday season, and this year, area seniors who are alone or impoverished will...

by - November 23, 2015

The River Raisin Centre for the Arts to Install New Main Floor Seats

The River Raisin Centre for the Arts is excited to announce the installation of new main floor seats in the historic...

by - September 7, 2015

RRCA Announces 2015-2016 Marquee Season

Entertainment seekers can “Catch the Brightest Stars” with productions planned in Downtown Monroe, Michigan at the Historic River Raisin Centre for...

by - August 23, 2015

RRCA ARTS EDUCATION OPEN HOUSE

All ages, talent levels, and supporters are welcome and encouraged to visit the  RRCA Arts Education Open House on Tuesday, August 11th...

by - July 26, 2015

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