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The possibility of consolidating Standish and Sterling elementary schools has been mentioned at least briefly at two Standish-Sterling school board meetings, and twice we have published stories that have also made note of the potential consolidation. more
The Arenac County Board of Commissioners has done a pretty good job in recent years collaborating with county Treasurer Dennis Stawowy and department heads to come up with a fair budget. The county was more than $40,000 under budget at the end of last year, and more revenue is scheduled to be received, which is projected to bring the overall revenue rollover to about $350,000. more
I recently had to go under the knife for an operation. To the best of my recollection this is the first time I have had surgery. For two months prior to my appointment, the range of my emotions … more
There are few conversations that I treasure more than those my wife and I have with our four children at the dinner table. Despite how busy we have become we make sure to sit at the table with … more
It has been said, “Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” The context in which those words were spoken varies; however, the message is the same: history repeats … more
Whoo boy! It looks like we got ourselves a good ol’ space race a-brewin’! more
Unlike millions of Americans a couple of weeks ago, I didn’t watch a single minute of the NFL draft. However, despite my avoidance, I couldn’t help but be bombarded by the news of Laremy Tunsil’s Twitter account being hacked and a video of him smoking marijuana in a gas mask being exposed to the masses. more
The preservation of natural resources is vital to our way of life. The county’s proximity to water and forest areas is a huge economic driving force for many local businesses, and hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation in general is a tradition held close to the heart for many families. more
With the new year comes the inevitable flurry of New Year’s resolutions. With the noblest intentions, many set what prove to be the loftiest goals. This year, let’s be smart about our goals. … more
As year-end approaches, the editorial staff is tasked with reflecting on the past year and recalling those moments that stick in our minds. For me this was particularly thought-provoking. As of … more
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