June 29, 2017 RSS feed / Views

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We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.   More...

Heard around Leelanau

“It’s like back when they were all kids.”  Stan Brubaker, whose laid-back inspiration started Glen Arbor’s “anything goes” parade in 1963. More...

Charges against health director bring questions

Apparently a lot of folks like Nick Lyon.  He runs the Michigan Health and Human Services Department, and many of the folks don’t like that Attorney General Bill Schuette charged Mr. More...

Reader's Forum: Program for struggling homeowners

Financial troubles can strike suddenly. An unexpected expense, sudden job loss or medical emergency can make it hard for a family to pay the mortgage, property taxes, or condominium fees.  More...

When a public notice fails in its mission

Solon Township is wasting money on two public notices.  That hurts to say. We’re big proponents of the public’s right to know what local governments are doing. More...

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Enjoy the moment, and take some photos

A column by Hannah Lentz

A common criticism of people my age is that we don’t live in the moment, that we’re more worried about taking pictures and posting about our lives than actually living it.  While I agree with this statement in some aspects, I find a More...

Reader's Forum: Be aware of life-threatening allergy

On the evening of Aug. More...

Presidents who died on the Fourth

Few dates in American history have been so profound.  On July 4, 1826, as the nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of its independence, both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson died. More...