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ANN McFEATTERS: Here’s what ‘not’ to talk about this Thanksgiving

By ANN McFEATTERS Guest Columnist (TNS) We are at that interesting time of year when we gather together at Thanksgiving feasts with friends …

SUE WILSON: Fake news is only the beginning

The FCC is about to let monopolies decide what local news you see By SUE WILSON Guest Columnist (TNS) What would happen if the politician …

CREAGH & KNIGHT: needed to help the hungry

By KEITH CREAGH and DR. PHILLIP KNIGHT Guest Columnists Michigan’s hunters know firsthand the pride and satisfaction of being able to …

Editorials

GUEST VIEW: NMU buoys on Lake Superior give good information

The following editorial was published in the Nov. 9 edition of the Mining Journal: (AP) Currently, as you sit, stand or casually lounge …

GUEST VIEW: Snyder must veto ballast bill

The following editorial was published in the Nov. 10 edition of the Times Herald (Port Huron): (AP) On July 11, state legislators from …

GUEST VIEW: How to reduce the deadly toll of opioids

The following editorial was published in the Chicago Tribune: (TNS) At the end of the 20th century, Americans were worried about the …

Letters to the Editor

Reader: 2nd Amendment not intended to protect assault weapons

Reader: 2nd Amendment not intended to protect assault weapons

TO THE EDITOR: When the 2nd Amendment was ratified in 1791, the authors had no idea about the ability of a citizen to purchase a Ruger AR …

NORMA STEWART: Residents deserve fair, open government

NORMA STEWART: Residents deserve fair, open government

TO THE EDITOR: “Democracy Dies in Darkness” is the tagline for the Washington Post. It should also be a wake-up call for Michiganders …

DEBORAH JACOBS: Marijuana grow facility not what Manistee needs

DEBORAH JACOBS: Marijuana grow facility not what Manistee needs

TO THE EDITOR: My, my, my! I can’t believe Manistee would even think of having a marijuana grow place in the Iron Works. Shame on …