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April 26, 2017

Grant a boost to combat opioid epidemic in state

From 1999 to 2014, Michigan has experienced a four-fold increase in unintentional fatal drug poisoning incidents. In 2012, the Great Lakes State was ranked 10th in the nation in per capita prescription rates of opioid pain meds....more>
April 19, 2017

It's time for 'no reason' absentee ballots

In a couple of weeks, voters in the Capac School District will be asked to decide a 'zero mill net increase' that, if approved, would allow the district to borrow more than $5....more>
April 12, 2017

Strong farming tradition source of community pride

As writer Doug Hunter so eloquently put it in a letter to the editor a couple of weeks ago, the farming tradition is not only a part of our landscape and economy, it is a source of pride for the entire Tri-City area and beyond....more>
April 05, 2017

Public servants deserve '100' percent support

A glance at the Dispatch Log and Police Briefs that appear weekly in this paper prove that area law enforcement professionals, firefighters and EMS first responders are very busy keeping our communities safe....more>
March 29, 2017

Mock Trial shines

Capac Schools has much to be proud of but, at the moment, the spotlight is shining particularly bright on their Mock Trial program. This weekend, they were one of ten schools from across the state competing in the state tournament....more>
March 22, 2017

Senate needs to remedy transparency problem

Legislators continue to try to remedy a big problem with transparency in state government. Michigan is one of just two states in the nation where the governor and lawmakers are not subject to Freedom of Information Act inquiries regarding communications between legislators and lobbyists and inter-office communications....more>
March 15, 2017

Remind teens to 'think twice' before hitting enter

Recent headlines about the far-reaching ramifications of social media posts made by teens serve as another reminder that what's posted on the internet casts a long, permanent shadow for all to see....more>
March 08, 2017

Champagne a dedicated servant to center's mission

Twenty-five years. A quarter century. That's a long time to devote to one endeavor; and not just as a passive observer, but as an active proponent and cheerleader of that endeavor....more>
March 01, 2017

Reading Night an adventure in community

Tomorrow evening a group of Imlay City elementary students and staff members will converge downtown to adventure into local businesses and into the pages of a book....more>
February 22, 2017

VET support is more than financial

Though it's still in its infancy, the newly established Dryden VET Team has already made quite an impact on veterans organizations around the area. And that impact has helped the all-volunteer student group accomplish its goal: to make sure no veteran goes without, to honor their service and sacrifices, and to show respect, appreciation and gratitude for those who've served....more>
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