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WILLIAM NESBITT: Aretha Franlin, Queen of Soul, is dead — long live the queen

WILLIAM NESBITT: Aretha Franlin, Queen of Soul, is dead — long live the queen

By WILLIAM NESBITT Guest Columnist (TNS) In 1967, promoter Pervis Spann placed a crown on Aretha Franklin’s head and recognized her as …

Exciting times ahead for Senior Center

Exciting times ahead for Senior Center

By SARAH HOWARD Manistee County Council on Aging Executive Director Happy Saturday! How lucky are we to wake up to this beautiful county? I …

SASHA ABRAMSKY: Poverty programs worked, so get’s get rid of them?

By SASHA ABRAMSKY Guest Columnist (TNS) For many decades now the GOP has sought to undo the New Deal and the Great Society. But a report …

Editorials

GUEST VIEW: FBI must purge its ranks

The following editorial was published in the Aug. 14 edition of the Boston Herald: (AP) The news that the FBI fired Peter Strzok broke …

GUEST VIEW: Here’s one more reason we need reliable marijuana tests for drivers

The following editorial was published in the San Diego Union-Tribune: (TNS) Authorities say a driver impaired by marijuana caused a July …

GUEST VIEW: Don’t slam brakes on clean, fuel-efficient vehicles

The following editorial was published in Newsday: (TNS) Under the Trump administration’s plan to roll back fuel efficiency standards, …

Letters to the Editor

JOHN HUNTER: As small business owner and RN, Wiejaczka has ‘first-hand’ experience

JOHN HUNTER: As small business owner and RN, Wiejaczka has ‘first-hand’ experience

TO THE EDITOR: Two candidates, one seat — Jack O’Malley’s 34 year resume includes being an interviewer of various people and …

JOHN GANCARZ: Supreme Court justices should not lean toward a particular party

JOHN GANCARZ: Supreme Court justices should not lean toward a particular party

TO THE EDITOR: I have been around to see our Supreme Court hand down decisions for more than 40 years. What is so baffling to me is how …

Resident appreciative of entertainment provided by Civic Players

Resident appreciative of entertainment provided by Civic Players

TO THE EDITOR: Kudos to the Manistee Civic Players on another polished production, “The Sparrow.” How fortunate we are to have …