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U.S. searches for face-saving plan with Iran

March 4, 2015 No wonder Iran’s rulers thought they could continue developing nuclear weapons without fearing U.S. action to stop them. Under President Barack Obama, they have gotten away with it for years. more »»

DNR fee increases having positive impact on programs

March 3, 2015 No one likes tax or fee increases at any time but especially in this day and age with the economy still struggling to recover and many families coping with lost incom. more »»

Keep Ebola research a focus

March 2, 2015 President Barack Obama has made it clear he believes the route to peace in our time leads through a campaign of making people in other nations like Americans. more »»

A push for postal service

February 28, 2015 Reflecting widespread dissatisfaction with changes made by the U.S. Postal Service during the past few years, U.S. Rep. more »»

Education is vital to Michigan’s future

February 26, 2015 Some statistics that don’t get enough attention across Michigan: - Currently, only 37 percent of Michiganders have education beyond high school. more »»

Governor has right idea in funding trades training

February 25, 2015 A lot of kids simply aren’t cut out for college. So why should our high schools treat all kids the same? They shouldn’t. That’s why we’re excited about the recent news that Gov. more »»

Veterans are great bets for employment

February 24, 2015 The veteran unemployment rate in Michigan in 2013 was 10.6 percent, the second highest rate in the U.. more »»

Protecting military personnel needs to be top priority

February 23, 2015 When U.S. troops invaded Iraq in 2003, they went in with the most sophisticated technology available. Helicopters, jet fighters, tanks, smart bombs, etc. more »»

Community made new animal shelter a reality

February 21, 2015 This week’s bouquets go to: From Christine Derouin of Cornell: We did it! Thanks to all the people in the Delta County area who helped make The John and Melissa Besse Pet Adoption Center and animal... more »»

Stopping drugs at the border realistic

February 20, 2015 Sen. Shelley Capito, R-W.Va., has hit the ground running with an initiative that could save lives throughout the United States. more »»

Use caution during deep freeze

February 19, 2015 Delta County and the rest of Michigan are in the midst of another arctic blast with highs expected to reach only the single digits and lows well below zero. more »»

Parents, do right by your children

February 18, 2015 When vaccines provide proven protection against a disease as dangerous as the measles, the responsible thing any parent can do is make sure his or her child is inoculated. more »»

Security must

February 16, 2015 Some 14,000 Greater Lansing residents work in state government, overseeing the people’s business. Sometimes, their jobs involve dealing directly with the people, occasionally unhappy people. more »»

Rising above the blackout

February 14, 2015 This week’s bouquets go to: From Bill Dubord, Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft executive director: “We’ve all experienced living for a short time without electricity. more »»

Proposed bill brings problem to light

February 13, 2015 So what do you do when encouraging good sportsmanship is not enough? That’s a large part of the debate when it comes to deciding whether a proposed bill in the state house to address violence agains... more »»

Friends of America need our help

February 12, 2015 Islamic State terrorists have beheaded Christian children, buried prisoners alive and crucified people, often videotaping their atrocities and sharing them with the world. more »»

Friends of America need our help

February 12, 2015 Islamic State terrorists have beheaded Christian children, buried prisoners alive and crucified people, often videotaping their atrocities and sharing them with the world. more »»

Democratic effort to define Bush starts with Romney

February 12, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney opposed the government’s rescue of U.S. automakers. So did Jeb Bush. Both worked in finance and backed the Wall Street bailout. more »»

Know the signs of elder abuse

February 11, 2015 With over 500,000 older adults being abused or neglected nationwide each year, the Michigan State Police (MSP) want to raise awareness about the importance of preventing elderly abuse in Delta,... more »»

Without vaccines, too many children miss shot at health

February 10, 2015 News flash: If you don’t get your children vaccinated, you’re not just putting them at risk. You’re risking the welfare of others as wel. more »»



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