Editorials Archive

GUEST VIEW: Make this Labor Day safest one yet

The following editorial was published in the Aug. 28 edition of the Midland Daily News: As people prepare for Labor Day celebrations locally or away, we encourage our readers to think ahead before partaking in any festivities, especially if those plans include alcoholic drinks. Before festivities start, make arrangements for a safe ride back. And […]

OUR VIEW: Underage tobacco sales should be snuffed out

District Health Department No. 10 recently completed two rounds of random tobacco compliance checks at local tobacco retailers, and the results are stunning. A check of grocery stores, gas stations and convenience stores in Manistee, Mason and Lake counties found the sale rate of tobacco products to an underage youth worker was nearly 40 percent. This is unacceptable! Each […]

OUR VIEW: Underage tobacco sales should be snuffed out

District Health Department No. 10 recently completed two rounds of random tobacco compliance checks at local tobacco retailers, and the results are stunning. A check of grocery stores, gas stations and convenience stores in Manistee, Mason and Lake counties found the sale rate of tobacco products to an underage youth worker was nearly 40 percent. This is unacceptable! Each […]

OUR VIEW:

It’s going to be a busy week here in Manistee County. The Manistee County Fair officially kicks off today with animal judging, the midway opening and Motocross Racing in the grandstands. Fair events continue all week! On top of that, Jeff Daniels will perform with the Ben Daniels Band on Wednesday night to a near-sold out crowd […]