Opinions

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OUR VIEW: Hemingsen for 64B District Court judge

Three candidates are vying for the seat of Montcalm County’s 64B District Court judge.

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MAKING THE GRADE: It is decision time for Prop 1

The Aug. 5 primary election date is rapidly approaching. I continue to get questions regarding Proposal 1. I am concerned that many of you say that you are not receiving the flyers that come to my house almost daily. You do not feel you have the information you need to cast your vote.

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OUR VIEW: Ellis and Moolenaar for Congress

Five Republicans are vying for two Congressional seats in two of the hottest races of Tuesday’s primary election.

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OUR VIEW: Bach, Murphy, Greene for commissioners

Several Board of Commissioners races will be on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot affecting our readers in three local districts. Debra Bach of Otisco Township and David Hodges of Belding are vying for the Republican win for the District 1 seat on the Ionia County Board of Commissioners.

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OUR VIEW: Hoisington and Lyons for state rep

Two Democrats are facing off for the 70th District state representative primary election win, while two Republicans are vying for the 86th District state representative victory.

Making the Grade | Janet Ralph

MAKING THE GRADE: It takes it all to create successful schools

I have just ordered the next book I will read. The title is “I Got Schooled,” and the author is M. Night Shyamalan, a noted filmmaker. I just finished reading a review of his book.

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OUR VIEW: Mr. Mogdis, we thank you

The Montcalm Alliance’s list of accomplishments with Franz Mogdis at the helm is literally so long we didn’t have space to print it in Tuesday’s Daily News alongside our story about Mogdis’ retirement.

Making the Grade | Janet Ralph

MAKING THE GRADE: An important decision on the Aug. 5 ballot

In a recent column I shared my concern that the public will not understand a proposal that will be on the August 5 ballot. I do not believe that the publicity many of us are receiving provides enough information to help us make a decision.

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WALDON’S PONDERINGS: Popular sheriff weds popular girl in Montcalm County

The Montcalm County sheriff wed a “popular” young woman from Stanton one century ago, as was reported on the front page of the Greenville Independent in a rather breathless article.

“Society circles at the County Seat were given a pleasant surprise Tuesday morning when Miss Ella L. Palmer, daughter of attorney and Mrs. L.C. Palmer, was united in marriage to William E. Rasmussen, Montcalm County’s sheriff,” stated the article from the week of June 30.

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MAKING THE GRADE: Important changes and studies deserve our attention

Although summer is finally in full swing, there are developments in education that deserve our attention.
I want to call your attention to two of them.