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Hunting season and gas prices

November 22, 2013 EDITOR: Gas prices are going down all over. On the 12th of November, gas was $3.04 in Menominee, $3.15 in Escanaba. I think the casino had $3.04, also. more »»

Grants available for teachers

November 22, 2013 EDITOR: Given the numerous cuts in public funding to education, there is a necessary reliance on other funding for Michigan educators and schools. more »»

The bad side of Obamacare

November 22, 2013 EDITOR: The letter to the editor entitled “Stop Attacks on Affordable Care Act” in the Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 edition is something that I feel compelled to answer. more »»

In search of a nurse from Escanaba

November 21, 2013 EDITOR: July 3, 1952, Old Baldy Hill, Korea. Private First Class Louis Pline is in a foxhole with three of his buddies, riding out a barrage of mortar and missile attacks. more »»

Someone always pays

November 21, 2013 EDITOR: “In response to Mr. Sagataw’s letter of Nov. 15. It’s great that it only took Mr. Sagataw 30 minutes to sign up for the Affordable Care Act. more »»

Give Obamacare a chance

November 20, 2013 EDITOR: Mike Sagataw, Nov. 15 letter, is exactly correc. more »»

Obama lied to the American people

November 20, 2013 EDITOR: Let me understand this — because I think, along with a lot of others, that the Health Care Roll-out was a joke, I am racist. more »»

U.P. bus service has seatbelts

November 18, 2013 EDITOR: As the Associated Press reported this week, the federal government is finally going to require seatbelts in large buses used for tours, charters, and inter-city travel—45 years after... more »»

A soldier’s story

November 18, 2013 EDITOR: “With Veterans Day this month, I felt inspired to share my grandpa’s story. Harold “Pug” Lund was born into a family of 13 on Feb. 27, 1923, to the parents of John and Anna Lund in Kiplin. more »»

Stop attacks on Affordable Care Act

November 15, 2013 EDITOR: I am down right disgusted with all this negative publicity flooding the news media about the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. How this law will destroy the U.S.A. more »»

A vote of confidence

November 15, 2013 EDITOR: Bay College would like to thank you, our students and entire community, for your support during our 50th anniversary celebration year, and for your vote of confidence passing Bay College’s 2... more »»

Cannon using time-worn Democratic mantra

November 15, 2013 EDITOR: Potential candidate for Congress, Jerry Cannon, or should I say, “The Loose Cannon,” dragged out the old, time-worn Democratic mantra of deceiving and scaring the voters with his... more »»

Volunteering and its surprising benefits

November 15, 2013 EDITOR: Many people in Escanaba rely on the essential services and programs the Y offers. more »»

Trying to reconcile science with emotion

November 14, 2013 EDITOR: The wolf plan is the wildlife management equivalent of trying to put lipstick on a pig. No matter how they dress it up, it’s still a pig. more »»

Our health care system

November 12, 2013 EDITOR: I hear people railing about National Health Care. It will degrade the medical system, the best and brightest will no longer want to be doctors, specialists will be a thing of the past. more »»

End of commission

November 12, 2013 EDITOR: Sadly, the Garden Township Planning Commission is disbanded. more »»

Benishek an example of lack of accountability

November 11, 2013 EDITOR: The following is a guest letter to the editor by Gen. Jerry Cannon regarding Congressman Dan Benishek’s opinion piece that was sent around to papers in northern Michigan. more »»

Veterans need to be put first

November 11, 2013 EDITOR: Veterans Day is a time to remember the sacrifices of veterans who have gone before us, thank those veterans still on our midst, and exhort each other and our children to live up to their... more »»

A veteran’s story

November 11, 2013 EDITOR: I heard the muffled explosion of the foot popper and froze. “Mines! Medic! We need a medic!”, a voice ahead shouted. Almost immediately there was another explosion. Minutes passed. more »»

Youth set a good example

November 8, 2013 EDITOR: “Last Friday I witnessed a group of 35 high school students attending a Mass at St. Ann’s Catholic Church for All Saints Day, a Holy Day in the Roman Catholic religio. more »»



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