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Michigan sets goals to expand wood industry

November 5, 2015 Michigan’s forest products industry contributes $17.8 billion per year to the state’s economy and supports 87,000 jobs. more »»

Ryan should start with tax reform

November 4, 2015 A recent Wisconsin newspaper editorial: Paul Ryan had been speaker of the House for barely 5 minutes Thursday when he highlighted one of his favorite causes: fixing the convoluted tax code. more »»

Michigan lacks leadership on health care costs

November 3, 2015 We couldn’t agree more with an mLive piece that made the rounds over the weekend detailing to what degree rising health care costs are harming the Michigan economy. more »»

House road plan falls short

November 2, 2015 A recent Michigan newspaper editorial: Try again. For years we’ve urged lawmakers to pass a deal to fund repairs of Michigan’s decrepit roads. more »»

A commitment to the environment

October 31, 2015 Bouquet Warren Suchovsky of Stephenson in Menominee County, recently became the state’s first landowner to achieve the Forest, Wetlands and Habitat System verification under the Michigan Agricultur... more »»

Be alert for bicyclists and pedestrians after ‘falling back’

October 30, 2015 Motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians are reminded that the return to standard time, which takes effect at 2 a.m. Sunday, means it will get dark one hour earlier. more »»

Trick-or-treat safety tips

October 29, 2015 Halloween is filled with excitement and spooky tricks, but with Halloween being the deadliest night of the year for pedestrians, parents are urged to make safety a priority. more »»

Michigan sees job growth, but there’s more to do

October 28, 2015 A recent Michigan newspaper editorial: At 5 percent, Michigan’s unemployment rate has fallen below the national average, currently 5.1 percent, for the first time in a decade and a hal. more »»

‘Dark store’ efforts need to continue, gain more support

October 27, 2015 As local efforts continue to stop the damage being done by the “dark store” tax valuation fiasco we hope Lansing officials will jump into the fight, as well. more »»

Cons try new tricks all the time

October 26, 2015 The Internal Revenue Service continues to warn consumers to guard against scam phone calls from thieves intent on stealing their money or their identity. more »»

Scout’s efforts will help draw visitors

October 24, 2015 Bouquet From Jayna Huotari, Iron Mountain: Congratulations to Leo Peter Stelmaszek of Kingsford’s Troop 150 for completing his Eagle Scout project recently by making upgrades and improvements to th... more »»

Better system needed to select Wisconsin Supreme Court justices

October 23, 2015 A recent Wisconsin newspaper editorial: Of course Gov. more »»

Forest products industry is a vibrant success story

October 22, 2015 To mark the 55th anniversary of National Forest Products Week, President Barack Obama issued a proclamation praising paper and wood-based products for the value they lend in everyday lif. more »»

Presumptive parole is not an early release

October 21, 2015 A recent Michigan newspaper editorial: It’s infuriating when politicians, bereft of facts, resort to fear-mongering to get their way in public policy debates. more »»

Stakes are high in pipeline safety inspections

October 20, 2015 A recent Michigan newspaper editorial: It’s always good to be prepared for an emergency. more »»

'Five to Drive' for teen safety

October 19, 2015 Motor vehicle crashes are the No. 1 cause of death for adolescents. more »»

A town that takes care of each other

October 17, 2015 Bouquet From Katie Maxon, Iron Mountain: Big kudos to Edwards Automotive for their recent Breast Cancer Awareness Walk hosted on Friday, Oct. 9. more »»

Pioneering women saluted by U.P. Labor Hall of Fame

October 16, 2015 Congratulations to Suzanne Bowers and Maria Maniaci, the two Upper Peninsula women inducted into the Upper Peninsula Labor Hall of Fame on Saturday. more »»

Wisconsin students should be UW’s priority

October 15, 2015 A recent Wisconsin newspaper editorial: The University of Wisconsin-Madiso. more »»

Controlling diabetes

October 14, 2015 In Michigan, an estimated one in ten residents is diagnosed with diabetes. New recommendations are now in place for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES). more »»



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