Knowledge, involvement key to good government

Representative government. When we all work together, it’s what makes our democracy great. Problems arise when those elected to represent the people act in ways that don’t align with those who elected them. In Almont, government officials got a big...

New year, new opportunity to shine light on state government

Another new year and another new opportunity for state lawmakers to get serious about transparency in government. Currently, Michigan ranks at the bottom rung of the ladder as the only state in the nation where state law exempts the governor and lieutenant governor...

DDA dissolution on fast track in Almont?

Residents of Almont, ask yourself the following questions: Do you enjoy the annual Holly Day Light Parade? The Heritage Festival in the Fall? Are you happy that snow removal is taken care of when necessary? How about the landscaping in the summertime? Do you like to...

Commitment to best local coverage in 2019

As 2018 winds down and the dawning of 2019 draws near, we—along with most other people on the planet—reflect on the past 12 months with a mix of nostalgia, gratitude and even relief. As the stories in these pages have reflected, the Tri-City area is a unique and...