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Fire halls belong in villages — but where?

In the ongoing discussion over where to locate the next Empire Township Fire Hall, we lean toward the view of the Empire Village Council.  Fire stations should be located within established communities, where possible.  But it’s also More...

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Turn off TV to find life’s opportunities

A column by Hannah Lentz

I haven’t had cable television in four years. At first, it was a financial decision. Then I realized I wasn’t missing much. Not having TV made me try other things. More...

Regulating free speech

Perhaps we’re belaboring, but we’d like to revisit the procedure being followed for the medical marijuana proposal in Solon Township.  We’re aghast that Solon Township zoning administrator Tim Cypher warned members of the Plann More...

Heard around Leelanau

“That’s the worst thing in the world — to take care of them and spray them and then have to dump them on the ground. More...

Guilt by association a political strategy

It’s not exactly a new political strategy which you can best describe as “guilt by association.”  For years both Michigan political parties have tried to siphon votes away from one candidate by linking him or her to someone els More...