This is it — the homestretch. The light at the end of the tunnel is getting brighter and the end of another school year is nearly in the books.
The United Nations defines access to clean drinking water as an essential human right.
In March, our government's deficit was $234 billion — the largest monthly deficit in our history. The previous month was almost as bad.
In my weeklong visit to Finland, it became clear that the educational structures of the three countries — United States, the Netherlands and Finland — are extraordinarily different.
Be careful about what you post on social media. It can come back to haunt you.
As we end this year at Grand Haven Area Public Schools, we are not only celebrating our current graduating class, but also recognizing examples of our successful graduates in the latest issue of Spotlight.
I recall a day in 1985 like it was yesterday. I was in a townhouse in Georgetown, a tony neighborhood in Washington, D.C. I was attending a party populated by other young people like myself who were spending their summer doing some form of internship in the nation’s capital.
The other day, I heard a commercial on the radio that caught my attention. With Mother’s Day coming soon, I was especially interested.
Many of us have a story about mom and, for this Mother’s Day, I hope you will indulge me as I share mine.
If we have such high regard for athletes, performers and professionals in their field that we place a dollar value on their achievement, why is exceptionalism in public service largely derided by voters and a good chunk of the political establishment?
The upcoming “Tri-Cities: A to Z” exhibit explores untapped themes and artifacts from the collection as you walk through the alphabet.
My daughter mentioned on our normal morning drive to school that she thinks it’s a good idea to shut down social media, as Sri Lanka did, to prevent the spread of misinformation.
In my lifetime, I have visited a number of famous places. Among those are two places that have been destroyed, or at least partially destroyed.
Sometimes it’s nice to stop and enjoy the view.
The Rev. Doug Bytwerk is in select company. He is among the 10 percent who began their careers as a pastor and retired as a pastor.