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Jingle Bell Ball brings cheer to senior center

Jingle Bell Ball brings cheer to senior center

By Sarah Howard Senior Center Director Hello Manistee County! There has been so much happening the last couple of weeks at the Senior …

GUSTAFSON & DUBOWITZ: Hitting kids is no way to discipline them

By ANN GUSTAFSON and HOWARD DUBOWITZ Guest Columnists (TNS) In a policy statement released last month, the American Academy of Pediatrics …

GEORGE LANDRITH: Congress must head off pension plan crisis

By GEORGE LANDRITH Guest Columnist (InsideSources) I am not generally a big fan of lame-duck sessions because such a large number of …

Editorials

GUEST VIEW: Be extra careful when getting behind the wheel this holiday season

The following editorial was published in the Dec. 7 edition of the Petoskey News-Review: The holiday season has arrived once again and many …

GUEST VIEW: Tunnel for Line 5 a practical solution

The following editorial was published in the Dec. 6 edition of the Detroit News: While it is hard for many people to accept, the world …

GUEST VIEW: Ask Snyder to veto lame duck evils

The following editorial was published in the Dec. 6 edition of the Times Herald (Port Huron): We have lost count of the atrocities …

Letters to the Editor

DONNA BAUMAN: ‘Nutcracker’ was outstanding performance

DONNA BAUMAN: ‘Nutcracker’ was outstanding performance

TO THE EDITOR: T.J. Ramsdell would be proud to have such outstanding performance as the “Nutcracker Ballet” performed on the …

MARIAN FORTIER JOHNSON: Reflecting on love and others views of it

MARIAN FORTIER JOHNSON: Reflecting on love and others views of it

TO THE EDITOR: I always admired the intelligence and gifts of Carl Sagan and Marilyn vos Savant. However, I have to wonder about their …

WALLY EATON: Parish was out of options for St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Shrine

WALLY EATON: Parish was out of options for St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Shrine

TO THE EDITOR: After reading “Final Mass scheduled for St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Shrine” in the Dec. 3 edition of the Manistee …