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JONES: The nature, power and glory of God

By Dallas Jones Guest Columnist I started Part One with this statement, it is worth repeating. It should fill our hearts and souls with …

GLENN ZARING: A Victorian Mayberry

By GLENN ZARING News Advocate Columnist Why has almost every effort at economic development failed in Manistee County? Perhaps it is …

JULIE HERSH: Breaking the link between mental health, poverty

By JULIE HERSH Guest Columnist Mental health demands simple ingredients to flourish. Just like a plant needs sunlight, water and …

Editorials

GUEST VIEW: Trump brings message of hope to local Venezuelans. But vague threats of US military action are dangerous, misguided

The following editorial was published in the Miami Herald: While facing sharp criticism nationwide, including lawsuits from 16 states, for …

GUEST VIEW: Aurora’s mass shooting: More families join ‘a group that should not exist yet continues to grow’

The following editorial was published in the Feb. 16 edition of the Chicago Tribune: And now, an Illinois addition to the list of mass …

GUEST EDIT: Snow-day waiver means cheating students

The following editorial was published in the Feb. 12 edition of the Grand Haven Tribune: Snow days are great when you’re a kid. …

Letters to the Editor

MICHAEL HERBERT: ‘Opting out’ of provisions of recreational marijuana act sends negative message

MICHAEL HERBERT: ‘Opting out’ of provisions of recreational marijuana act sends negative message

TO THE EDITOR: The following was presented to Manistee City Council before they voted to “opt out” of provisions of the …

JIM & JAN MROZIK: Couple grateful for help

JIM & JAN MROZIK: Couple grateful for help

TO THE EDITOR: We appreciate the nameless people who freed us from a big snowbank on First Street on Wednesday. It’s another good …

WILLIAM KNODELL: Questions focus on border

WILLIAM KNODELL: Questions focus on border

TO THE EDITOR: I have noticed that all of the focus of border barriers is to the south and none is to the north. Could it be because …