We receive threats on occasion telling us if we run an item in the court report about them that there will be a price to pay. We don't create the issue that causes the item to appear in the court report, we just publish the result of the criminal activity.
As a young psychologist in the 1980s who had researched treatment of the mentally ill, I was concerned by many reports suggesting that the growing number of homeless people may be due to deinstitutionalization.
Editor’s note: The following editorial was written by the staff of The Capital Gazette of Annapolis, Maryland, where a gunman shot and killed five journalists on June 28.
We appreciate the spirit behind the bills introduced by Reps. Tristan Cole and Lee Chatfield banning anchoring in the Straits area to keep the pipelines running through there from dents, but are concerned with the secrecy they are including in their bills.
The potential gift of nearly 75 acres of land to Grand Haven Township for local recreation and sports use is a home run.
The recent renovation of the stadium is providing a renewed, updated attractiveness to Grand Haven’s waterfront.
For the time being, it looks like Michigan voters will get a chance to straighten out the state's crooked electoral districts.
It's campaign season in Michigan, in case you haven't noticed. And candidates for governor and the Legislature — especially Democrats — are blaming their Republican colleagues for many of the woes in education.
Government officials who call the cops at public meetings to silence their critics can be held accountable — even if an arrest might be justified on other grounds. That was the reassuring conclusion of a ruling by the Supreme Court last week.
Interim Michigan State University President John Engler, who was hired to lead the university through arguably its most difficult time, is now part of the university's problem.
When we’re old and sick and poor, we might be forced to keep warm by burning all the government reports that we ignored, warning us that Social Security and Medicare are running out of money. The latest such report was issued earlier this month.
Why are the residents of a nearby senior citizen community so upset over the closing of the Burger King on M-104?
The Restaurant Opportunities Center, a major financial supporter of Michigan One Fair Wage, argues that while tips are meant to be a reward for good service, customers often tip the same amount to every server.
Many of us enjoy cycling or know people who do, and, naturally, we all want it to be an activity people can do safely.
Over the past few weeks, we’ve celebrated the graduation of hundreds of local high school seniors. We’ve heard stirring speeches by valedictorians and class presidents, principals and superintendents.