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Thanks, commissioners; Progress without a millage increase

Sometimes a first step works better than a long leap. More...

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Students flunk tests, but state spin gets ‘A’

You have to give good grades to the state Department of Education for orchestrating a nifty and positive spin on the latest round of test scores for kids in grades three through 11. More...

Reader's Forum: Moderators neutral for forums

The League of Women Voters values its integrity. The serious accusations reported in the August 25th paper require a response. More...

To everything there is a season, including for cups and pens

A column by Alan Campbell

I’ve never been very good at making money with money, and that trend continues today.  I pondered the subject a bit when a member of our staff took out a loan for a home. More...

Heard around Leelanau

“So now we’ll start trying to do some heavy cleaning.”  — Jeff Chalup, custodian at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, on one effect of the passing of Labor Day.   More...

Reader's Forum: League says it’s ‘political’ organization

I’m so happy about Mr. Dan Inman’s letter “One thing to fail one’s party, but what about the public.” I had hopes that someone would write. More...