Grand Portage

23 Apr 19
Unorganized Territory

Like so many other members of the public, I’ve been disappointed to hear the discussion in county board meetings in the last year or so about the recording of those meetings—or rather about the possibility of not recording county board meetings. No action has been taken to stop sharing those meetings. And I sincerely hope […]

23 Apr 19
Welcome

Stateside’s conversations with Tom McMillin and Casandra Ulbrich This week, the public can start weighing in on the latest draft of revised social studies standards for Michigan’s K-12 schools. The standards lay out guidelines on what content should be covered in social studies classes and lessons for different grade levels. State officials have been working […]

22 Apr 19
Fox17

Several new road projects begin this week, with notable closures north of Muskegon and north of Lowell. Muskegon Township: M-120 Holton Road westbound (southbound) closed from Giles Road to Russell Road through June 21. This is Phase I of a two-phase project. Eastbound M-120 will have one lane open. Detour: West on Giles Road, south […]

22 Apr 19
JoeInsider.com

(at Vicksburg) Portage Central 10, Vicksburg 0 (Game 1) Aidan Eichman threw a no-hitter for the Mustangs Saturday, striking out 11 and walking two over seven innings.  Five RBI came via Max Longman, who scored twice on one hit.   Zach MacDonald scored thrice on two hits, including a solo home run.   Ben Cummingham […]

22 Apr 19
JoeInsider.com

(Three Rivers Round Robin) Three Rivers 20, Constantine 0 The Wildcats opened their event with a nine-run first inning, then scored 11 more in the third.   Shantel Blyly scored four runs on three hits (one home run and double) and added three RBI.  Kali Heivilin and Jessica Barnes both homered and finished with two hits, […]

19 Apr 19

Nous avons quitté Merzouga vers 10h30 du matin en compagnie de notre fidèle et sympathique chauffeur de grand taxi. Le trajet jusqu’à Boumalne Dades était d’une durée d’environ 4h30. Sur le chemin nous avons pu revoir la magnifique et rocheuse chaine de montagne Atlas. Au plus haut point de la route, nous étions tout près […]

18 Apr 19
Michigan XC Speed Ratings

Here’s six athletes who have made some strides this track season: Maddy Bean, Richmond 2018 Track: 5:34/12:03 2018 XC: 19:36 (Algonac Regional), 123.5 rating 2019 Track: 5:32/11:43… 20 second PR in the 3200.  Would expect that 1600 to drop as well. Sam Yoder, Midland 2018 Track: 2:23/5:10 2018 XC: 18:21 (Delta College Regional), 138.4 rating […]

18 Apr 19
The Roaming Parkers

One role of a Scoutmaster is to tell short, funny stories to the kids.  Often these stories have a moral but usually, their main virtues are that they are funny and short.  They call these stories, “Scoutmaster Minutes” because the Founder of Scouting said if the adults drone on much longer than a minute, the […]

18 Apr 19
Glory Days!

It was clear that I would need to raise more money, but how? I resisted the obvious solution for several weeks. I was reluctant and sad to put my trusty old Vesper kayak up for sale. That kayak had been my primary boat for the better part of fifteen years. We covered a lot of river miles together.

17 Apr 19
Archy news nety

Story highlights Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island at or near the top of the list about all well-being elements Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula residents had the lowest well-being Boulder, Colorado, leads nation in physical well-being WASHINGTON, DC – For the fourth consecutive year, the Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island Florida metro project had the highest well-being in 156 American communities, based on data collected […]

17 Apr 19
JoeInsider.com

A look at the varsity softball action from Cass, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo Counties from Monday and Tuesday. Tuesday, April 16 (At Portage Central) Portage Central 14, Kalamazoo Central 10 (Game 1) Mackenzie Ruthven earned the win for P-Central and she finished with three strikeouts. The Mustangs were led offensively by Becca Cottrell’s four hits, […]

17 Apr 19
portage media

With thanks to Joe Irving. Tom Booth-Amos continues to impress in his debut Moto3 season. After ‘winging it’ as he said he would in an interview with BT Sport, here is an update of how the weekend went. After qualifying in a season’s best grid position, 2019 Moto3 rookie, Tom Booth-Amos unfortunately crashed out fighting […]

17 Apr 19
Deborah Lee Jarrett

You can’t make this shit up. Remember who the guy with handcuffs is when he shows up at your house or pulls you over and starts throwing his ass around.   Where has he been and what has he been up to?    Big man with a vest , a gun and a license to […]

16 Apr 19
inpartibus

4/11 – 4/12/19 4-11 I had been meaning to visit Mammoth Cave for years; and having now reached the right corner of Kentucky, I decided that only the Grand Avenue Tour – the longest and most ambitious available on weekdays – would provide a proper sense of the world’s longest subterranean complex. That it did. […]

16 Apr 19
JoeInsider.com

Girls soccer action from Cass, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo Counties from this past week. Saturday, April 13 Three Rivers 2, Cadillac 1 (SO) A goal by Abby Stephens in the 14thminute sealed the deal for Three Rivers in the opener of the Holland Invitational. Illy Taylor registered the assist. Alaina Todd produced the shutout with […]

15 Apr 19
JoeInsider.com

A look at this past week’s boys and girls track and field action from around Cass, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo Counties. Saturday, April 13 Paw Paw Invite Boys Harper Creek 159 Mattawan 144.5 Paw Paw 103 Vicksburg 100 Lawton 68.5 Dowagiac 59 Local Highlights Vicksburg’s 400-meter relay team of Brian Roberts, Kevin Veld, Ben Welch […]