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ANN CARLSON: The big threat Big Oil faces

By ANN CARLSON Guest Columnist (TNS) Oil and gas companies are desperate to stop the wave of lawsuits seeking to hold them financially …

NAOMI DAROM: There is a sexist demand on female superheroes

By NAOMI DAROM Guest Columnist (TNS) “Mom, look,” said my daughter Mika. She was sitting on her bed, poring over the “Marvel …

ANN McFEATTERS: History seems to be repeating in Russia, China

By ANN McFEATTERS Guest Columnist (TNS) It’s beginning to feel like 1980s news tape showing America’s despotic enemies running amok. …

Editorials

GUEST VIEW: Study suggest carp would do well in Lake Michigan

The following editorial was published in the Aug. 13 edition of the Mining Journal (Marquette): If anyone among us thought the fight to …

GUEST VIEW: Trump’s rollback of endangered species rules is reckless

The following editorial was published in the San Diego Union-Tribune: (TNS) The Trump administration’s announcement that it would break …

GUEST VIEW: Ending the religious exemption for vaccines is constitutional

The following editorial was published in the New York Daily News: (TNS) Acting like members of some cult blind to science and public …

Letters to the Editor

PATRICK J. HUFFMAN: Applauds decision to help raise awareness of Amish vehicles on roads

PATRICK J. HUFFMAN: Applauds decision to help raise awareness of Amish vehicles on roads

TO THE EDITOR: As a former resident of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, I applaud the decision by the Manistee County Road Commission to …

JIM TINSLEY: Reader: Mass shootings don’t have to be our destiny

JIM TINSLEY: Reader: Mass shootings don’t have to be our destiny

TO THE EDITOR: After another weekend of violent mass shootings aimed specifically at the other in America, several articles have been …

DAVID CARLSON: Grateful for time spent in Manistee

DAVID CARLSON: Grateful for time spent in Manistee

TO THE EDITOR: I would like to say farewell to my family and friends in the Manistee area. I am off to Portland, Oregon, to live with my …