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Editorial

Beaumier exhibition a chance to learn about NMU’s campus

As busy as a person can get with work and family and life’s other demands, sometimes it is easy to neglect the beauty right in front of you. That includes the lovely Northern Michigan University campus right here in Marquette. On Saturday, an opportunity begins to learn about the ...

American Legion gets help with flags

This week’s bouquets go to: From American Legion Post 71 Gladstone: The American Legion Post 71 Gladstone would like to thank everyone that came to put flags on veterans graves at Fernwood Cementary. Thank you so much. Also thank you to our special speaker Connie Dementer. From Escanaba ...

Whitmer on right track in youth education proposal

John Dewey once said, “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” If that’s the case, it’s never too early to get started, and our state is now taking steps to establish an early foundation. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday proposed expanding government-funded ...

Make this summer sober and safe

As summer heats up, Michiganders are urged to celebrate the season safely at gatherings and activities especially where alcohol might be consumed. Remember to keep your alcohol consumption in check and never drink and drive, urges the Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC). “The ...

Michigan senators chart a path to real police reform

There is growing consensus that the status quo in policing is unacceptable: among police officers, who find themselves at odds with the communities they’re sworn to serve; among police executives, who struggle to attract new recruits; and among residents who bridle at rough tactics and ...

State of Michigan continues to make progress in virus war

Michigan took another big step forward this week, with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday announcing the state has reached the next step in the Vacc to Normal plan in which capacity limits — as of Tuesday — were lifted for outdoor events and residential gatherings, as reported by The ...