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Opinion

Representing who?

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Jack Bergman voted no against the recently passed infrastructure bill. According to the DMG in July 20, “There are nearly 1000 bridges in the Upper Peninsula.” Of those, “fewer than half are rated good — the rest are rated poor.” Let me repeat, Jack Bergman, our ...

Why I wouldn’t allow Circle Power turbines

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: First, Circle Power Amber/Infrastructure/Hunt Company are really based in London! Second, U.P.P.C.O. is controlled by a leveraged equity holding company, Balfour/Beatty, London also! Third, Circle Power/Amber Infrastructure is a builder, who I would guess, would sell their ...

Lingering lead water lines are a nationwide problem

Editorial

Just because we can’t see something, doesn’t mean it won’t hurt us. It seems we find ourselves relearning that lesson collectively time and again these days as the inventions we relied upon to accelerate into modern life now have come back to haunt us. Think about what we’re now ...

Many benefits to nutritional therapies

Columns

It’s easy to find articles about the “big“ topics in medicine, like health, fitness, and quality of life. This article is relevant to all and concerns diet as a means of inducing disease. We continue to discover more every day, about what is a good diet, about diet as a treatment for ...

A simple greeting can change a life, or save it

Columns

The following story was shared with me involving a young woman working at a meat processing factory: On Friday as she was finishing her shift at the factory she entered into the cold room, a walk-in freezer where meat was stored, to inspect some of the meat. Accidently, the door closed ...

State this week emphasizes being ready for winter

Editorial

With winter weather at hand, the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division encourages Michigan residents to prioritize winter emergency preparedness. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has proclaimed this to be Winter Hazards Awareness Week in Michigan. “Michiganders ...