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Bergdahl swap latest example of broken promises

June 6, 2014 You might remember a few years back, shortly after taking office, President Obama, sent a memorandum to the heads of executive departments and agencies. more »»

Children warm hearts of veterans

June 6, 2014 This week’s bouquets go to: From Dorothy J. Kollmann: “Bouquets to the school children of the elementary school. more »»

Duck family tale a fine example of why we live in U.P.

June 5, 2014 It may seem a small thing but really, it was a huge example of why people choose to live in an area like the central Upper Peninsula. The small thing was a flock of ducklings trapped in a storm drain. more »»

A minimum-wage compromise worth cheering about

June 4, 2014 For a few hours Tuesday, it looked like retrograde Republicans in the state House had figured out how to kill a bipartisan compromise designed to improve the lot of Michigan’s working families. more »»

Patience needed in construction zones

June 3, 2014 With Memorial Day behind us, we are, unofficially, in the Summer Tourism Season here in the Upper Peninsula. more »»

Reading Buddies make a difference

June 2, 2014 This week’s bouquets go to: From Christine Lundin: “On behalf of the Rapid River Reading Buddies, I would like to thank all the volunteers who made a difference in the life of a child. more »»

Soo Film Festival a positive growth step for area

June 2, 2014 A little bit of Hollywood is coming to the Upper Peninsula this summer by way of the Soo Film Festival. Set for Aug. more »»

Racism has no place in NBA

May 30, 2014 The recent comments made by Donald Sterling, owner of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers, pertaining to “black people” were disturbing and concerning — to say the least. more »»

A citizens’ agenda for Michigan

May 29, 2014 What politicians consider important and what voters think is important are often two different things. It’s good to dig a little deeper from time to time to understand the public’s real priorities. more »»

Senate water bill example of good party cooperation

May 28, 2014 A $12.3 billion water infrastructure bill that received final congressional approval Thursday gets our nod of support. more »»

E-cigs need their own regulations

May 26, 2014 In late April, the Food and Drug Administration proposed new regulations for electronic cigarettes. In Michigan, legislation has been introduced in the House to regulate them as tobacco products. Gov. more »»

No shortage of exceptional students

May 23, 2014 Every Friday, the Daily Press has the opportunity to showcase some of the best and brightest students in the area. It’s called the Student of the Week page. more »»

100 deadliest days for teen drivers

May 22, 2014 Teens across Michigan are celebrating the end of the school year, high school graduations and the carefree summer months. more »»

Flights to D.C. honor area’s unsung heroes

May 21, 2014 Another successful Upper Peninsula Honor Flight has been completed. The flight took 78 veterans of World War II and the Korean War to Washington, D.C. more »»

Does a ‘skills gap’ threaten the economy?

May 20, 2014 What’s the biggest threat to Michigan businesses today? Weak national demand? Excessive regulation? The Affordable Care Act? In his visit to Holland last week, Go. more »»

Veterans says thank you to honor flight

May 17, 2014 This week’s bouquets go to: From Dorothy Kollmann, Escanaba: “A bouquet of gratefulness and praise for the U.P. more »»

When protecting property goes too far in homes

May 16, 2014 Two high-profile cases are testing the lines when it comes to defending one’s home. more »»

Walleye season more than a good time

May 15, 2014 Today is a day many people wait all year for — the opening day of walleye season. more »»

Make your views known in Gladstone

May 14, 2014 Residents of Gladstone will have an opportunity on Monday, May 19, that they should take advantage of. At 7 p.m. more »»



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