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Superintendents question value of ‘high-stakes’ tests

March 17, 2016 High-stakes testing —and whether once-annual tests are worth the time, effort and costs — has come under a great deal of scrutiny and question throughout our nation. more »»

Isle Royale health, future source of worry

March 16, 2016 The top federal official overseeing Isle Royale — what some call the gem of Lake Superior — is worried about the site’s future, given the introduction of invasive species, the decline of native... more »»

Speed, alcohol and snowmobiles are a deadly mix

March 15, 2016 Although Michigan’s state snowmobile trail system is open to riders until March 31, this year’s season is all but over. It took a heavy tol. more »»

Sunshine Week underscores need for transparency

March 14, 2016 Today, the Daily News will begin running articles on this page marking Sunshine Week, the annual examination of how open and transparent government is in Michiga. more »»

Great hosts at Pine Mountain ski jump event

March 12, 2016 From Marge Nelson, Iron Mountain: Kudos for another wonderful Pine Mountain Ski Tournament 2016 and thanks to Dean and Sandy Lefebvre for their hospitality to the Golden Girls. more »»

Political polls aren’t always on the mark

March 12, 2016 It is voters, not pollsters, who decide the outcome of elections. Tuesday’s Democratic primary election in Michigan was a good example. more »»

Keep tabs on your child’s Internet use

March 10, 2016 Do you know who the “friends” are that your child might be chatting with online or through social media? Perhaps not well enough. more »»

Don’t let a ticket scam cool NCAA fever

March 9, 2016 Iron Mountain’s Tom Izzo likes his team’s chances in the upcoming NCAA men’s basketball tournament. more »»

The other half of the Reagan presidency

March 8, 2016 During the first half of the nation’s history, wives of our presidents received little public credit or even notice for their behind-the-scenes involvement in public affairs. more »»

Celebrate March by giving blood

March 7, 2016 During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood. Since 1943, every U.S. more »»

Bring out your books for March drive

March 5, 2016 The March Book Drive is on again in Dickinson and Iron counties. more »»

Report details threats to U.P.’s forests

March 4, 2016 There’s an ominous tone to a 2015 state report on the health of Michigan’s fores. more »»

Governor to recognize volunteers

March 3, 2016 Know of a volunteer effort that goes above and beyond? If so, Michigan’s governor wants to hear from you. The Michigan Community Service Commission will take nominations through 5 p.m. more »»

Nothing settled yet, so go vote on Tuesday

March 2, 2016 So Michigan is about a week away from its presidential primary and the political experts are saying it’s all but ove. more »»

Trump wrong to target free press for attacks

March 1, 2016 No doubt many politicians, both Republican and Democrat, cheered Donald Trump silently for a comment he made last week. more »»

New Marquette hospital means traffic changes

February 29, 2016 The city of Marquette, specifically south of Washington Street and west of Seventh Street, is going to look drastically different in the next couple of years. more »»

Feeding the deer may do more harm than good

February 27, 2016 It’s tempting during the harsh winter months — especially in light of the toll taken by the past few brutal years in the Michigan’s Upper Peninsula — to offer deer some help by putting out food, be... more »»

Strangers step in when car breaks down on highway

February 27, 2016 From Agatha Cavaiani, Kingsford: Once again we live in a great community and there are still a lot of good guys out there. A while back the red Buick stalled on the highway. more »»

Guest editorial: How to guard against the Zika threat

February 26, 2016 The Centers for Disease Control, or CDC, is now able to test for Zika virus and is making this testing available through state health department. more »»

DCMH earns high marks for maternity care

February 25, 2016 Adding to its list of recent accomplishments, Dickinson County Healthcare System has been cited by Michigan’s most prominent insurer for providing exceptional maternity care. more »»



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