October 5, 2017 RSS feed / Views

Desensitization’s role, from rifles to boxcutters

our opinion

Are there more crazy people out there today than during past generations?  Like most Americans, we’re trying to make sense of the senseless mass shooting in Las Vegas. More...

Heard around Leelanau

“I understand that part of my job will be having lively conversations at the grocery store and post office.”  — Just-hired Leland Township deputy clerk Lisa Brookfield, who is in line to become the township clerk in six months, More...

State Police head may face discipline for post

What in the world was she thinking? Or was she thinking?  Folks in this town are scratching their heads wondering why the State Police director waded into a controversy that she did not have to wade into.  But there was Col. More...

Montesorri rebounds

Kudos to the Leelanau Montesorri Public School Academy, which has been down but not out for the past year or so after being informed that it would no longer have a place to conduct classes on the Suttons Bay Public School campus.  More...

Don’t underestimate my mother’s strength

In the weeks before my father’s death he reassured me that everything was going to be OK. While I stood next to his bed, shaking while crying, he said, “Your mother’s the strongest woman I’ve ever known. More...

Reader's Forum: State bill sought by liquor lobbyists

If the government passed a law saying no gas station, grocery store or lemonade stand could open too close to one already operating, most people would see this as a needless limit to healthy competition in the marketplace. More...