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Opinion

Thanks for support with reading program

Editorials

Bouquet: The Hermansville Branch of Menominee County Library would like to thank the parents and guardians who helped provide a lot of fun for the kids at our six-week “Tails & Tales” summer reading program. We had great support from The Friends of the Library; from Tiffany Michaud and ...

Milley: Calls to China were ‘perfectly’ within scope of job

Columns

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The top U.S. military officer said Friday that calls he made to his Chinese counterpart in the final stormy months of Donald Trump’s presidency were “perfectly within the duties and responsibilities” of his job. In his first public comments on the conversations, ...

Trump endorses lawyer for Michigan AG

Columns

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer who has made false claims about vote-counting machines in Michigan’s 2020 election has won former President Donald Trump’s endorsement for state attorney general. Matthew DePerno secured Trump’s support Wednesday night. It could prove decisive when ...

Parental coalition on right track in COVID-19 move

Editorials

Author Angela Parkhurst wrote, “At the end of the day, I fight for those who cannot fight for themselves.” A coalition of parent groups in Michigan is doing just that. On Wednesday, The Associated Press reported that this coalition is urging Michigan’s health department to require ...

AP Fact Check: Biden’s shaky claims on jobs, gasoline prices

Columns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Boasting that government policies can make a difference in improving the economy, President Joe Biden went too far Thursday in taking credit for job growth since taking office. He also made a dubious suggestion that wrongdoing is behind higher gasoline prices — ...

Have a plan ready for when disasters, emergencies strike

Editorials

“Prepare to Protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.” That’s the message emergency preparedness staff are sharing with people throughout Michigan and beyond during National Preparedness Month in September. The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department and ...