It’s always hard when a local institution moves on from a name people know and trust. But if the farmers and marketers behind what most milk-drinking Midlanders know as Roberts Dairy see benefit in changing their name to Hiland Dairy Foods, customers will adjust. In the end, it’s about quality, freshness and taste. And those attributes won’t change.
A tip of the muted cellphone to Judge Raymond Voet of Ionia County, Mich. The judge has a policy of giving a contempt citation to anyone whose electronic device interrupts his court. When his new smartphone began emitting sounds during a court session, the judge didn’t hide behind a “do as I say, not as I do” excuse. He promptly found himself in contempt and paid a $25 fine.