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Editorials

Treaty should take Whitmer out of Line 5 pipeline fight

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer finds herself in a place where a Michigan governor should not be — at the center of an international treaty dispute with America’s closest friend and trading partner. Earlier this week, Canada formally invoked a never-before-used 1977 treaty with the United States ...

Thanks for supporting Pine Mountain climb

Bouquet: I would like to say a big thank you to all the people and businesses that made a pledge on my Pine Mountain step climb fundraiser. Because of all of you, I was able to raise more than $6,000 for Kiwanis Ski Club to help cover the expenses of the new ski jump tower. I want to also ...

Congrats to Blackhall on reaching climbing goal

Bouquet: Roses to Karen Blackhall, who accomplished the goal she set to climb the 500 steps at Pine Mountain and was able to collect and donate a sizable amount of money to the Kiwanis Ski Club fund. She and her husband, Steve, are wonderful examples of the goals that can be reached and the ...

Appreciated businesses’ help on ‘Sticker Shock’

Bouquet: Communities that Care and Healthy Youth Coalition of Marinette and Menominee Counties would like to extend our appreciation to The Farmhouse Restaurant, Luigi’s Pizza & Pasta, Corner Grille, Scoops Sports Café, East Side Bar & Grill, Pirate’s Cove, Murray’s Irish Pub ...

NMU, union finally resolve differences over new contract

It took months, but it appears the impasse between the Northern Michigan University-American Association of University Professors faculty union and NMU administration is nearing an end. The union and administration had been negotiating over base salary increases and other forms of ...

Use firewood safely to avoid spreading pests, diseases

This October, support Firewood Month by choosing to buy firewood where you burn it to prevent the spread of tree pests and diseases. As natural resource managers across the state work to limit tree loss from oak wilt, hemlock woolly adelgid and other destructive invaders, you can do your part ...