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Seeking information, the full story is our job

Newspapers have many roles within the community, but fighting for transparency and accountability of public institutions and how they spend taxpayer dollars are among the ... Read more

Our planet deserves more than just one day

Don’t get me wrong. I don’t have anything against Earth Day. I think it is great but hope it doesn’t allow people to lose sight ... Read more

Business owners leading way in attracting visitors

What would get you to visit downtown Niles? What would make you want to come back? What do the businesses need to be successful here? ... Read more

Help out there to avoid being a swamp

My friend Justin Maust, a Michigan native and local leadership coach who I have written about before, often asks a very direct question in his ... Read more