Solar farm will ruin eastern half of twp.

Orion Renewable Energy Group LLC of Oakland, California is in the process of developing an industrial-scale solar farm in Goodland Township. As of this writing, they have not officially filed the necessary applications to proceed with development, to my knowledge....

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The intent wasn’t to sway the other

To the writer of the “Biden is doing what he promised” letter to the editor in the October 20 edition, I do believe your letter was about our conversations as to why I voted for the Democrat in the last election. Yes, I’m still good with that choice although I...

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Scarecrow winners

On Wednesday, October 20, the Almont DDA held their Annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest entitled “Hollywood” to help celebrate Almont High School’s Homecoming. We had seven entries and they were all very creative and showed how much a small community can support their...

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Royal Rubes reborn

Over the last several months, a group of musicians have been practicing in order to re-establish the group that we knew as the Royal Rubes. Under the leadership of director Mike Swanger, members Kevin LaHaie, Gloria Bublitz, Valentina Todaro and Deniz Avouris have...

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Why shouldn’t ID be required to vote?

In an October 20 letter to the editor, a writer has expressed his view not to sign the Secure MI petition. Why? Why don’t we need to know that votes magically don’t appear from dead people, people moved somewhere else, in jail, don’t exist, or frankly don’t care to...

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Move people to the middle class

I read Senator Daley’s latest “Legislative Update” and was touched by his willingness to fight for a blue-collar agenda that puts the needs of working families ahead of big corporations. Senator Daley just how do you propose to do this? What is your agenda? When you...

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Don’t sign Secure MI Vote petition

Canvassers are currently busy collecting approximately 340,000 signatures for the Secure MI Vote ballot proposal. This should be of great concern to everyone. The proposal would in fact make voting even more difficult. Yet, what concerns me most is that if this flawed...

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Biden is doing what he promised

In a letter to the editor in the October 13 issue of the Tri-City Times, John Lengemann asked for Biden supporters to let him know, “if Biden is good for this country”? It won’t work. Back in March of this year, I asked for Biden supporters to come forward with the...

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Don’t wait to apply for student aid

The very first step for students and families to take when applying for scholarships and other forms of financial assistance is completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), according to the Michigan Department of Treasury. The FAFSA is needed when...

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E15 fuel benefits consumers and climate

This summer, farmers in the Midwest received some bad news when a federal court granted a win to Big Oil refiners who sued to block an EPA rule allowing summer sales of E15 biofuel blends. By discontinuing the year-round sale of higher ethanol blends like E15, the...

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