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Opinion

Karla McCutcheon receives top state education award

Editorial

It’s no secret that Superiorland produces some of the best teachers around, true professionals who give of themselves for 12 months a year to educate their charges. We’ve used this space on any number of previous occasions to call attention of that fact to our readers, should that be ...

True compassion more than giving coin to beggar

Columns

Abraham could have asked for anything. The Make-A-Wish folks stood ready to make a dream come true for the 13-year-old boy, who has aplastic anemia, a life-threatening blood disorder. But Adeola “Abraham” Olagbegi didn’t ask for a PS5 or a day with LeBron James. No, he just wanted to ...

Please give to local non-profits this Giving Tuesday

Editorial

Giving Tuesday, the worldwide day of giving that takes place each year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, is fast approaching. The day, which comes right on the heels of Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, encourages people around the world to consider ...

Vice presidential woes of Kamala Harris continue

Columns

WASHINGTON — For 85 minutes last Friday, the Vice President of the United States held the power of the presidency, as Joe Biden underwent his first physical exam in office. He was anesthetized for a colonoscopy for that time, requiring the temporary transfer of power until he recovered ...

Give thanks for what we have and what we don’t have

Columns

For some, this Thanksgiving - like last year — is a more difficult occasion than previous ones. Perhaps a loved one has died from COVID-19, or you feel isolated from relatives and friends due to lockdowns, quarantines, travel restrictions, vaccinations (or not), masks and “distancing” and ...

We all know what needs to be done to crush the curve

Columns

Tt looks like we’re on our own. The “we” refers to Michiganders. And the “on our own” is anything that needs to be done to curb the now-explosive surge of COVID-19 that’s has spread like wildfire in our state during the past few weeks. That spike shows no signs of letting up — ...