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Mental Health Matters: Mental health issues of LGBTQ+ community.

June 21, 2021

Mental Health Matters: Mental health issues of LGBTQ+ community. By Alan Neushwander. An estimated 373,000 Michigan residents identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+). As a state, we have made progress to expand equal rights for the LGBTQ+ community and for the first time in history, Governor Whitmer recently signed a proclamation recognizing June as Pride Month…

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History: The Civil War veterans of Towns Cemetery.  

May 30, 2021

History: The Civil War veterans of Towns Cemetery.   Around the County/History is a presentation of Preferred Credit Union, www.preferredcu.org, located locally at 266 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Memorial Day, observed this year on Monday, May 31, is a federal holiday that honors military personnel who have died in the performance of their military duties while…

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Mental Health Matters: May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 17, 2021

Mental Health Matters: May is Mental Health Awareness Month By Alan Neushwander. This past year presented so many different challenges and obstacles that tested our strength and resiliency. The global pandemic forced us to cope with situations we never even imagined and a lot of us struggled with our mental health as a result.  Throughout the pandemic, many people who…

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History: A tragedy on Pentwater Lake. 

April 30, 2021

History: A tragedy on Pentwater Lake.  Around the County is a presentation of Preferred Credit Union, www.preferredcu.org, located locally at 266 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. I find cemeteries to be fascinating places. There is a certain calm of walking through a cemetery. As a historian, I also find cemeteries to be a place of inspiration. Every…

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Mental Health Matters: How tele-health is expanding mental health access

April 24, 2021

Mental Health Matters: How tele-health is expanding mental health access By Lily Winston and Alan Neushwander We live in a turbulent time where mental health is concerned. On the one hand, there’s an argument to be made that there are more stress factors on people today than at any other time in recent history. The age of social media is…

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