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It’s now time to have that ‘other’ discussion

September 20, 2013 With the tragic shooting Monday in Washington, D.C., we can already see the two lines forming to once again take up the debate over stricter gun control. more »»

Tech in-state tuition for vets a good move

September 17, 2013 At this Thursday’s meeting of the Board of Control of Michigan Technological University, the board will act on a recommendation from the administration to grant in-state tuition rates to all militar... more »»

Parade of Nations gives us a time to celebrate diversity

September 13, 2013 Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines diversity as the state of having people who are different races or who have different cultures in a group or organization. more »»

A day of infamy for today’s generation

September 11, 2013 There are historical dates that, as Franklin Roosevelt said of one particular Sunday, “will live in infamy.” Of course the day to which he was referring was Dec. more »»

Giving proper credit for Main Street’s success

September 6, 2013 As was reported by Kurt Hauglie in Thursday’s Daily Mining Gazette, due to financial difficulties, the board of directors of Main Street Calumet has made the difficult decision to let executive... more »»

College students make a college town great

September 5, 2013 It’s that time of year once again. The sudden influx of humanity, increased activity at local businesses and the declining availability of choice parking spaces can only mean one thing ... more »»

A senior at the town hall

August 30, 2013 To the editor: Dr. Benishek, Jesus said that we should, “feed the poor and heal the sick. more »»

A senior at the town hall

August 30, 2013 To the editor: Dr. Benishek, Jesus said that we should, “feed the poor and heal the sick. more »»

Why celebrate Labor Day

August 30, 2013 To the editor: Labor Day was first celebrated in 1882 by labor unions, and in 1894 was declared a national holiday. Labor Day observes the strength, hard work and dedication of America’s worker. more »»

Let us not forget grass roots civil rights leaders

August 29, 2013 As the world remembered the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. more »»

The fair is a great way to cap off the summer

August 22, 2013 There is no denying it, the Copper Country abounds with summer festivals of one kind or another. more »»

Detroit paper’s comments not taken well

August 19, 2013 Last Thursday on its website, The Detroit News made what we feel is an attempt to put the Upper Peninsula in its plac. more »»

Thanks to the Governor for taking his time

August 16, 2013 Those of us living in the U.P. have gotten used to cursory visits from our elected state officials and bureaucrats in Lansing. more »»

Time has come to adopt drug court locally

August 12, 2013 Speaking to the American Bar Association in San Francisco today, U.S. Attorney General Eric H. more »»

Learn about the Affordable Care Act

August 7, 2013 Since it became law in March of 2010, the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, has been a contentious topic among most Americans. more »»

Help our home town heroes celebrate

August 2, 2013 Firefighters from throughout the Upper Peninsula are gathered in the L’Anse-Baraga area for the annual U.P. Firefighter’s Tournament. more »»

FOLK mining study not really objective

August 1, 2013 Last week the Friends of the Land of Keweenaw released a study they had commissioned which studied the effect a return to metal mining would have on the economy of the Western Upper Peninsula. more »»

Minimum wage ought to be left alone

July 26, 2013 Rallies were held around the country Wednesday calling for an increase in the minimum wage. more »»

Maawanji’ding, a celebration worth attending

July 26, 2013 This weekend marks the 35th annual Keweenaw Bay Indian Community's Maawanji'ding, or Pow Wo. more »»

Ford’s impact on U.P. history celebrated

July 25, 2013 When one thinks of the name “Henry Ford,” perhaps the city of Detroit is the first thing that comes to mind. The Ford plant ... the creation of the assembly line ... the Motor City. more »»



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