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GINA BARRECA: Some things are too awful to be forgiven

By GINA BARRECA Guest Columnist (TNS) Krissy can’t forgive those who don’t tip. Amy can’t forgive those who text while driving. …

SARAH HOWARD: Summer Bash potluck a huge success

SARAH HOWARD: Summer Bash potluck a huge success

By SARAH HOWARD Manistee Senior Center director Well hello Manistee County! Life has its way of making you feel as though you are sitting …

SHARON GRIGSBY: Worker, boss help take stigma out of mental health days

By SHARON GRIGSBY Guest Columnist (TNS) Kudos to web developer Madalyn Parker and her compassionate boss for helping us understand what …

Editorials

GUEST VIEW: Sessions is stuck in a ‘Reefer Madness’ time warp

The following editorial was published in the July 21 edition of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: (TNS) For reasons that defy understanding, …

OUR VIEW: Let’s clean it up, Manistee

An empty McDonald’s french fry container. A children’s sock that was left behind. Remnants of fireworks. The list could go on …

GUEST VIEW: Selecting the right FBI director

The following editorial was published in the July 16 edition of the Midland Daily News:  (TNS) Like many observers, we see our country …

Letters to the Editor

LAURA LAPOINT: Parent shocked by incident at Paine Aquatic Center

LAURA LAPOINT: Parent shocked by incident at Paine Aquatic Center

TO THE EDITOR: The other day I brought my children for their weekly swim lesson at Paine Aquatic Center. The swim team is usually …

GARY PATULSKI: Will DPW accept the challenge?

GARY PATULSKI: Will DPW accept the challenge?

TO THE EDITOR: I would like to thank Mr. Howard Turk, a lifetime resident of Manistee, for recently attending a City Council meeting to …

MARY ANN LINKE SHINN: Jennie Naffie continues family theatrical legacy

MARY ANN LINKE SHINN: Jennie Naffie continues family theatrical legacy

TO THE EDITOR: Those who are seeking a fun yet thought-provoking summer theatrical experience will enjoy the Manistee Civic Player’s …