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Kevin Slimp: Lennox Valley: Somethin’s Cookin’ — it’s a busy Sunday morning in Valley churches

Kevin Slimp: Lennox Valley: Somethin’s Cookin’ — it’s a busy Sunday morning in Valley churches

By Kevin Slimp Syndicated Columnist Iris Long may have been the only person in the Valley who wasn’t surprised by the strange series of …

Kristina Beers: ‘Date night’ is more about the time than the date itself

Kristina Beers: ‘Date night’ is more about the time than the date itself

By Kristina Beers Special to the Pioneer This past weekend, in conjunction with World Marriage Day (and partially St. Valentine’s Day) my …

Powerhouse youth group aims to ‘Talk the Walk’

Powerhouse youth group aims to ‘Talk the Walk’

By Bryana Cowles 
Powerhouse youth group member Editor’s Note: This week, we bring you a youth column about this year’s …

Kevin Slimp: Lennox Valley: Marvin and Raymond are up to something at Sunday services

Kevin Slimp: Lennox Valley: Marvin and Raymond are up to something at Sunday services

By Kevin Slimp Syndicated Columnist More often than not, Sunday was the most anticipated day of the week in The Valley. It’s not because …

Editorials

Mark Klumpp: Snow Days

Mark Klumpp: Snow Days

Submitted by Mark Klumpp MOISD interim superintendent After receiving our first dusting of snow recently, I figured it would be a good time …

Mothers give even when we don’t deserve it

Mothers give even when we don’t deserve it

There’s an old, not-so-kind saying  — “He’s got a face only a mother could love.” Now, we all know what …

Letters to the Editor

Snow removal isn’t just a kind gesture

Snow removal isn’t just a kind gesture

Dear Editor, While no one wants to be branded a Grinch around Christmastime, I believe your writer Emily Grove omitted an important fact in …

Letter to the Editor: Writer supports bond issue

Letter to the Editor: Writer supports bond issue

To the editor: It’s hard to believe that it has been 20+ years since our last bond issue. I believed then in that issue and I believe …

Rotary Club looks forward to helping community

Rotary Club looks forward to helping community

To the editor: The Rotary Club of Big Rapids would like to thank our friends and neighbors for coming out once again to support the efforts …

Why increase the speed limit?

Why increase the speed limit?

To the editor, Starting next month several expressways and highways in Michigan will be bumping their speed limits up. There has been some …

Making a compromise with Daylight Savings

Making a compromise with Daylight Savings

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: In response to the Detroit Free Press article on the front page of the weekend edition of the Pioneer, March 11-12; I …

JAMES L. BROWN: Mr. Hightower is wrong again

JAMES L. BROWN: Mr. Hightower is wrong again

To the editor, I am writing in reply to Jim Hightower’s column from the edition on Monday, March 6 entitled “Nobody needs a lecture on …