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Many hands made Home & Garden Show a success

April 18, 2015 This week’s bouquets go to: From Estelle Smyth, Lori Seawright, Kathy Bloniarz and Pat Rudden: The Escanaba Noon Kiwanis Club would like to thank everyone involved in making the 2015 Home & Garden... more »»

 
 
 
California’s thirst should be nation’s wakeup call

April 17, 2015 California Gov. Jerry Brown broke the bad news from a parched field bereft of greenery or moisture: “We should be standing on 5 feet of snow,” he said. “We are in a historic drought. more »»

State Police fight distracted driving in Delta County

April 16, 2015 With more than 3,000 people killed nationwide in distracted-affected crashes in 2012, the Michigan State Police (MSP) seeks to educate the public about the dangers of distracted driving. more »»

Clarify medical marijuana laws

April 14, 2015 Bills to legalize marijuana dispensaries and products that serve the state’s medical marijuana patients have been lingering in the Legislature. They should be a priority for lawmakers this year. more »»

Rolling Stone has no one to blame but itself

April 14, 2015 There is very little anyone can say in defense of Rolling Stone magazine’s handling of the sexual assault story it published last year, which sent the University of Virginia campus and fraternity Ph... more »»

Give support to those fighting terrorists

April 13, 2015 Across the Middle East, nations that for years took inactive roles against Islamic terrorists have been spurred to actio. more »»

Thanks for Army Field Band concert

April 11, 2015 This week’s bouquets go to: From Tracy Branz of Gladstone: I would like to thank the Daily Press for bringing the U.. more »»

What went wrong in Yemen needs to be examined

April 10, 2015 In January, President Barack Obama referred to U.S. anti-terrorism efforts in Yemen as a “model” for avoiding massive deployments of American troops. Last week, U.S. more »»

Disabled workers an untapped resource in state

April 9, 2015 Employers who are having trouble finding qualified workers for their businesses should consider tapping into an overlooked resource: disabled people. more »»

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 8, 2015 Since 1985, April has been nationally recognized as Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has officially declared it such once again in Michigan. more »»

Working toward a healthier Delta County

April 7, 2015 During the first full week of April each year, the American Public Health Association (APHA) brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week (NPHW) as a... more »»

National parks need our help

April 6, 2015 When Americans want to impress foreign guests, we sometimes take them to national parks. more »»

Robomos say thanks to community

April 4, 2015 This week’s bouquets go to: From the Escanaba Robomos Team: The Escanaba Robomos Team 3602, would like to thank all the sponsors and volunteers who supported us in hosting our second FIRST (For... more »»

The pettiness of politics

April 3, 2015 Students in a fourth grade class in New Hampshire got a crash course in how government works — or should we say how government doesn’t work. more »»

Nurses could ease physician shortage

April 2, 2015 Michigan faces a future shortage of doctors, and absent a sudden influx of new physicians into the state, it has to get creative in forging a solution. Legislation introduced by Sen. more »»

Body camera bill leaves much to be desired

April 1, 2015 Having police officers wear body cameras generally is a good idea. more »»

Who will tighten state’s too-lenient vaccination law?

March 31, 2015 Gov. Rick Snyder, senators, and representatives: You’ve seen the data. more »»

Our secretive government

March 30, 2015 Early in his presidency, Barack Obama pledged it would “usher in a new era of open government.” His administration has done just the opposite. Government is more secretive than ever. more »»

Tri-County Safe Harbor winner in penny war

March 28, 2015 This week’s bouquets go to: From Gladstone High School students: Jeanne Brant assigned her fifth hour Initiative Ed class at Gladstone High School to raise money for a charity. more »»

We can’t afford to keep spending

March 27, 2015 Republicans in Congress are being criticized by liberals for a budget proposal that makes relatively modest cuts in federal spending. more »»

Borland’s decision makes for interesting play

March 25, 2015 Chris Borland shocked the NFL community when he announced he is retiring from professional football. He is 24. He had a spectacular rookie season last year with the San Francisco 49ers. more »»

 
 
 

 

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The U.P.'s most valuable resource

December 5, 2014 Sometimes we take for granted what is probably the most precious resource the Upper Peninsula has to offer — the people who live here. more »

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