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We need to respect the rule of law

December 11, 2013 EDITOR: As Ben Franklin was leaving after the Constitutional Convention, someone asked, “What kind of government did you give us?”; to which Franklin replied, “A democracy, if you can keep it. more »»

Shopping ruins a holiday

December 11, 2013 EDITOR: “Well, “Black Friday” is over and the overpaid CEO’s have managed to spoil a Thanksgiving for their under paid employee. more »»

Obamacare has helped many

December 5, 2013 EDITOR: Regarding David Rood Jr.’s Nov. more »»

Hawns story a good read

December 5, 2013 EDITOR: Happy Holidays from the Hawns. I just finished reading this piece and was compelled to write. What a great read! I was in school with Cammy, and probably haven’t seen her since. more »»

Enjoyable story

December 5, 2013 EDITOR: I really enjoyed reading Mr. Hawn’s story on Saturday’s Lifestyle page of how he and his family came to “710.” I found it well written and very entertaining. more »»

Another memorable musical

November 29, 2013 EDITOR: From the comprehensive, beautifully presented program, to the finished product on stage, the audience of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” was treated to a spectacular delight,... more »»

Loose Cannon?

November 27, 2013 EDITOR: I wonder how Mr. more »»

Make Besse Park smoke-free

November 27, 2013 EDITOR: “Earlier this month, Escanaba’s City Council opposed a resolution (3-2) to designate the new John D. Besse Park smoke-free. more »»

Another side of Obamacare

November 26, 2013 EDITOR: Det. Sgt. Joe Friday is often credited with saying “Just the facts, ma’am.” In the interest of accuracy, what he really said “All we want are the facts. more »»

Black Friday frustration

November 26, 2013 EDITOR: I hope you will allow me a few moments to give vent to my frustration over this new Thanksgiving Day shopping trend. I have been a Black Friday shopper for year. more »»

Boat theft in broad daylight

November 22, 2013 EDITOR: To whomever stole the boat from my front yard on Thursday, Nov. 14: I sure hope you enjoy it. Funny, you knew to bring bolt cutter. more »»

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 »»

 
 

 

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