Adrian admin recommends no vote on marijuana with vague claims of opposition

Image by Another Believer via Wikimedia  Sunday, March 5, 2017 Ahead of a potential vote Monday to change Adrian’s ordinance regarding the expansion of certain types of medical marijuana facilities, Shane Horn, the city’s administrator, is recommending city commissioners do not approve any new licensing opportunities. In January, when the issue was brought before the […]

The Dangers of Lenawee County’s Economic Crimes Unit

Image of William Hogarth’s ‘A Rake’s Progress’  Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 Debtors’ prisons in the United States were outlawed at the federal level in the mid-1800s. A string a Supreme Court cases in the 20th century further outlawed practices associated with such prisons; however, it left some power in the hands of individual judges as […]

The sound of silence in Lenawee County

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 In recent years, the Thin Blue Line of police camaraderie, which is wider now than ever due to increased public scrutiny, has silenced the good officers from outing the bad ones. Videos of questionable and disturbing police behaviors have increased focus on police and how they conduct themselves while on duty. […]