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People voting with wallets for projects

If results are the prime measure of success, we expect that online fundraising efforts by local governments are here to stay.  And why not? More...

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Conversations should be treasured in life

A column by Patti Brandt Burgess

Sometimes it seems like ‘serendipity’ should be my middle name. I was considering writing a column on the art of conversation. More specifically, whether the art of conversation is becoming a lost art. More...

Sewers impede, allow growth

As Empire Village moves closer to receiving a feasibility study that will help council members determine whether to move forward with a municipal sewer, an important message was sent from the top of the peninsula. Price matters. More...

Heard around Leelanau

“A lot of people think the principal is there for discipline or crowd control.”  — Glen Lake superintendent Sander Scott, who believes the role of a principal centers around being an instructional leader. More...

Doctor cites Jefferson, seeks governorship

Would you get on a bus, travel to seven Michigan cities with a dozen or so of your close friends, take loaded questions from the news media, and hope that you don’t get caught in a snow storm?  You may not, but Dr. More...