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Animal shelter letter was false

August 28, 2015 EDITOR: I’m writing to express a bit of disappointment in the Letter to the Editor that was published on Aug. 17. 2015 regarding issues with the shelter. more »»

 
 
 
The attack on American’s pensions

August 28, 2015 EDITOR: This is an open letter to everyone who is now collecting a pension or expects to in the future. more »»

Oil down, but gas goes up

August 26, 2015 EDITOR: Crude oil has dropped below $40 a barrel. The first time since 2009. In 2009, the average price of gas at the pumps was $1.84. Today, it’s about $3. more »»

Trump and the Constitution

August 25, 2015 EDITOR: I have listened to Donald Trump for three to four weeks since he announced his candidacy to run in the Republican primary for President of the United States of America. more »»

Downtown Escanaba was vibrant in the 60s

August 24, 2015 EDITOR: Regarding The House of Ludington, I don’t begrudge the owners of their need or desire to sell. more »»

Rising gas prices, again

August 19, 2015 EDITOR: Last week, Aug. 6 or 7, the report said that OPEC was raising production, that prices would continue to fall and probably be under $2 a gallon in a few weeks. Aug 17-24 is the U.P. more »»

Addressing concerns about the House of Ludington

August 17, 2015 EDITOR: As the owners of the House of Ludington, we have listened and read the comments that have recently been made about the prospective sale of the historic building which has served as our... more »»

Gladstone compost site issues

August 17, 2015 EDITOR: The city of Gladstone has operated a compost site in the North Bluff for quite some time. It is located at 29th Street approximately one-fourth mile north of Cameron Elementary School. more »»

Issue with shelter

August 17, 2015 EDITOR: My husband and I recently had the unexpected experience of finding four adorable kittens living behind our pole barn. more »»

Don’t abandon P Road public property

August 15, 2015 EDITOR: The Delta County Road Commission should not abandon P Road public property to neighbors by Escanaba River. A Sept. more »»

Tear down the Ludington Hotel

August 15, 2015 EDITOR: The DDA should purchase the (House of Ludington) hotel from the current owners, then tear it down. The DDA should then place the Farmers Market on the site. more »»

Help light the White House blue

August 7, 2015 EDITOR: Every year in October, the White House is bathed in pink light to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month. more »»

Opposition to low income housing project

August 5, 2015 EDITOR: On July 16, 2015, Escanaba City Council approved PK development to convert the old First National Bank to low income housing. more »»

Uproar misses target

August 5, 2015 EDITOR: Our country’s deep concern about the death of an African lion indicates we have lost our moral convictions about what is really importan. more »»

People matter more than procedures

August 4, 2015 EDITOR: I’m writing to thank the school board for teaching the kids of Escanaba a valuable lesson. more »»

Medicare program turns 50

July 31, 2015 EDITOR: On July 30, 1965 President Lyndon B. Johnson made Medicare law. Medicare is the most successful health care program in America’s history. Without Medicare, 43.5 million seniors and 8. more »»

Response to climate change letter

July 30, 2015 EDITOR: In response to John Hager and on behalf of CO2 and the rest of the story What was happening during the Ordovician, 445 million years ago, to produce an ice age and at the same time high CO2... more »»

He’s no Doug Fix

July 27, 2015 EDITOR: This is in response to Mr. Quinlan L. Hillesheim letter to the editor of Friday, July 24, 2015. more »»

Gas price confusion

July 27, 2015 EDITOR: Thursday, July 23. Menominee Michigan; Shell gas station - $2.15 a gallon, Krist Oil - $2.15 a gallon(5 cents off for cash, so $2.10), Holiday - $2.15 a gallon. more »»

School board’s role not serve as judge or jury

July 24, 2015 EDITOR: I am fully aware that much discussion is occurring in our community due to the suspension of Jim Hansen, and the recent board action to pursue tenure charges. more »»

The issue is not teacher’s actions

July 24, 2015 EDITOR: Reading the recent news stories regarding former Escanaba football coach and science teacher, Jim Hansen, I felt obligated to write regarding something people seem to be losing sight of in... more »»

 
 
 

 

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