I admit being late recognizing our president as the chosen one. The genius who saw the flaws of our forefathers and thinking a group of elected people could come together and run a country as great as America.
My wish for the New Year is that every person who has been hurt or traumatized by sexual abuse will tell their story and receive the help they need so they can experience freedom and joy. As the executive director at Healing Private Wounds I see many people who have been emotionally and phys…
I read with interest the notice of public hearing from the Lake Mitchell Sewer Board. It seems to me that the goal of a public hearing should be to gather as much input as possible from those affected.
I was lucky enough to be a shopping partner during Walmart's recent "Shop with a Hero" event. Myself, Cindy Little, and George and Marcia Grames attended as members of American Legion Post 94 here in Cadillac. I cannot speak for George and Marcia, but I'm sure they share the same feelings as…
The recently published opinions of State-Representatives Rendon, Hoitenga and VanderWall regarding there support of legislation that restricts companies such as Nestle (Ice-Mountain) from shipping Michigan bottled water outside the Great Lakes Basin was interesting. Rep. Rendon was a flat “n…
I am a single mom living in the Cadillac area. I have had a life-changing experience working with the Wexford County Friend Of the Court (FOC). In recent months, I was ordered to attend a class held at the FOC called Gear Up.
Considering what I have learned about the “Fall Of Rome,‘ from books like “The Story of Civilization‘ by Will and Ariel Durant, or the internet YouTube “The Lessons of History,‘ history classes taken, along with the movies, and television (PBS and Jeopardy). It occurred to me that what is ha…
My fellow veterans: Despite his recent turkey visit to our troops in Afghanistan, I’m far from sold on the sincerity of this “bone spur‘ president toward us veterans. It was just his second visit in a combat area in nearly three years but did prove to be a fine photo op.
To the lady who turned my purse in at JC Penney's on Tuesday, December 4, after I left it in the dressing room — thank you. I had $300 in cash, credit/debit cards, car keys and my phone in that purse.
Each month the landowners within the Stoney Corners Wind Farm collectively receive thousands of dollars as their royalty share for wind generated on the 8,000-acre wind farm. We contribute to the economy — we buy groceries, make car payments, build barns and pay taxes.
Readers who follow climate change legislation in Europe may have noticed that Germany just adopted a comprehensive law designed to lower greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. https://www.cleanenergywire.org/news/german-govt-adopts-major-climate-law-set-measures-meet-2030-targets. This legislatio…
In case you missed this, the Russian Red Sparrow Maria Botina who has been sitting in a federal prison after being convicted for not registering as a Russian Foreign Agent was recently deported from the United-States. Botina who is also suspected of having strong ties with secret back door o…
It's 4:30 a.m. on a cold November morning. My father, my best friend and his father (who is my father’s best friend) and his younger brother drag our butts out of bed. Sausage is cooking, soon to be accompanied by the eggs, hash browns and toast. But first, coffee.
Recent legislation introduced in the Michigan House to expand gun rights and peel back regulation is concerning. First I’m not an anti-gun citizen; I am a gun owner, hunter and consider myself a responsible user of firearms. I believe in the Second Amendment but only in part. I believe, alon…
In reference to 10 1/2 and 11 roads: Well, our county road commission is doing a great job again. You call in to get your road graded and the call falls on deaf ears. But yet they can afford to black-top the county garage and this must be a cosmetic county.
- Lake City girls knock off Manton
- Low temps, snow can't come soon enough for Cadillac-area businesses
- Manton boys top Lake City
- Cadillac shuts down Alpena for win
- Prosecutor, sheriff share details on jail situation
- Warm spells delay growth of Cadillac ice tree
- Cadillac woman accepts plea in Cadillac drug overdose case
- Case evaluation results in $90K payment in John Doe case
- Firefighter sent to Australia is the only one from Michigan at the moment
- Grand Rapids man dead after snowmobile crash in Boon Township
- First storm of 2020 looks to be a good one
- Local angler tries magnetic fishing for first time on Cadillac canal
- Mesick man charged with possession of analogues
- Lake City man headed to prison on meth-related convictions
- Wexford-Missaukee Public Defenders Office, caseload growing
- Let's try this again: for second weekend in a row, forecasters predict big snowstorm
- Reed City to consider recreational marijuana
- Irene Frances Love