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Kristina Beers: Adding a daughter to the family

Kristina Beers: Adding a daughter to the family

By Kristina Beers Special to the Pioneer I can recall with vivid technicolor the moment the nurse laid a warm, crying body on top of mine. …

Pastor David Stiles: What does snow in April tell us?

Pastor David Stiles: What does snow in April tell us?

By Pastor David Stiles Baldwin Baptist Church Maybe weather happens. Maybe the truth is, good thing we have global warming to help us …

Kevin Slimp: Lennox Valley: Gone Too Far! Iris Long has gone and done it this time

Kevin Slimp: Lennox Valley: Gone Too Far! Iris Long has gone and done it this time

By Kevin Slimp Syndicated Columnist “She has gone too far this time!” Marvin Walsh shouted at Raymond Cooper as he threw a copy of The …

Regina Salmi: Older Michiganians Day 2018 set for May 16

By Regina Salmi Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan On May 16, 2018, more than a thousand of Michigan’s senior advocates and allies …

Editorials

Pioneer E-Edition: 4.12.18

Pioneer E-Edition: 4.12.18

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 …

Letters to the Editor

DENNIS BEEMER: MCWC attacks on Nestlé are unfounded

DENNIS BEEMER: MCWC attacks on Nestlé are unfounded

To the editor: In response to the recent series of articles that relied heavily on information from a Michigan Citizens for Water …

Dolores Grace Horan: Mural a great addition to downtown

Dolores Grace Horan: Mural a great addition to downtown

A special thank you: “Awesome,” “Outstanding,” “Beautiful,” were just a few of the comments heard …

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 …