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KAUFMANN: Secrets of a weight loss champion

For many of us, January is dominated by our weight loss resolutions. We may start off strong by ...

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APPLEGATE: Changes in NHS leadership bring opportunities for reflection, excitement for the future

The past two years have proven how important our educators are when it comes to the academic, emotional ...

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LaSata announces ‘Explore Michigan’ art contest

The holiday season has come and gone, and 2022 has now arrived. As an exciting way to begin ...

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LASATA: Sharing an experience with southwest Michigan students

One of the things I enjoy most as a legislator is the opportunities I have to engage with ...

Leader Columnists

PHOTO COLUMN: Stop to smell the roses

As a community newspaper reporter, most of my time is spent sniffing out stories I believe the community ...

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Yes, Virginia. There is a Santa Claus.

Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s Sun, and the quick response was ...

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KAUFMANN: In search for a bigger heart

Sometimes the troubles of the world directly affect our lives. The continued pandemic and its variants are stressing ...

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PERSKY: Health officer pleads with community to prevent COVID-19

How many people would still be alive if not for COVID? How many more loved ones and people ...

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LASATA: Bundle up and explore Michigan’s great outdoors

Winter in Michigan provides a wide variety of enjoyable activities that range from a day of family fun ...

Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A thanks to the community

On behalf of Helping Hands of Cass County, we cannot close out 2021 without celebrating the generosity of ...

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YOUR CASS COUNTY FRIEND OF THE COURT: Holiday parenting time

It is that time of year when parents are trying to juggle holiday events along with work schedules, ...

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LASATA: Protect your privacy

I hope everyone was able to set aside some much-needed time away from their busy lives and enjoy ...

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APPLEGATE: Niles Community Schools gives thanks to school community, partners

As the weather cools and the days become shorter, we know that winter is nearly upon us. With ...

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RIDINGS: Fund local journalism to help communities

In “The Kamikaze Democrats” (Review & Outlook, Nov. 22), the editorial board describes the Local Journalism Sustainability Act, ...

Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thank you from Cass County Cancer Service

We are ever so grateful for our friends at Imperial Furniture for their annual fundraiser in October, Real ...

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LASATA: LaSata’s third annual Coat Drive a success

Southwest Michigan residents have again let their generosity shine through. The third annual Kim’s Coat Drive for Kids ...

Leader Columnists

CULTON: Finding thanks in the hard times

It’s been a hard year for a lot of people. The lingering COVID-19 pandemic has left so many ...

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KAUFFMAN: Prioritizing an ounce of prevention

In 1735, Benjamin Franklin published a persuasive article on fire safety in The Pennsylvania Gazette that began with ...

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LASATA: Lend a helping hand this holiday season

Owning and operating a business is the cornerstone of the American dream. For generations, people have traveled to ...

Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Another perspective

I would like to submit my personal opinions and comments to the story concerning the Niles Macinos fighting ...

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YOUR CASS COUNTY FRIEND OF THE COURT: Parenting time factors

The law presumes that it is in the best interest of a child to have a strong relationship ...

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LASATA: Enjoy a safe and successful hunting season!

Hunting is a Michigan tradition that has been passed on for generations and a critical part of our ...

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PUCKETT: God…remember him?

It might be a good idea to revisit the concept of God. Not gods, but the One, The ...

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SHELTON: Response to a citizen’s questions to city leaders

Editor’s Note: These answers were compiled with input from City Administrator Ric Huff. Niles Mayor Nick Shelton has ...

Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Health department resignations a blow to Berrien County

I’m devastated by the resignations or Courtney Davis, interim director of Berrien County Public Health Department and Gillian ...

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