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Volunteer Fire Departments In The Northland Are Short On Volunteers
According to WDIO.com the rural fire departments in our area are experiencing a shortage of volunteers.  Actually, they have volunteers, but only a few can be really be counted on to show up when needed.  Then, additional volunteer departments need to be called in and that leaves their township with…
Divorce Is Skyrocketing in Rural America — Why Now?
According to census data, the divorce rate in rural Americans has increased seven-fold since 1970.
Now, for the first time, rural Americans are just as likely as city dwellers to have a marriage end in a divorce.
Experts attribute this explosion in divorce in America's heartland to changing valu…