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‘Da Houghton County Plow’

February 20, 2016 To the editor: While you’re reading this, there’s a good chance the wind’s a-blowin’ and the snow’s a-fallin’ up there in the north country. Take a glance out the window. more »»

Jefferson: Laws meant to change

February 20, 2016 To the editor: Those Republicans who believe Antonin Scalia’s replacement on the Supreme Court should be an originalist or fundamentalist like Scalia should consider the following comment made by... more »»

Groups kept holiday bright

February 18, 2016 To the editor: It was quite a shock to wake up on Christmas Eve morning to the smell of smoke in our hom. more »»

Hundreds enjoy Heikinpaiva

February 18, 2016 To the editor: The bear has rolled over, the farmer has half his hay remaining, and the Copper Country is still reveling in the joy that was Heikinpaiva 2016. more »»

Guaranteed supply of poor patients

February 13, 2016 To the editor: Concerning the new Portage Health low-income, seniors clinic in Calumet, this is how “trickle-down economics” works. more »»

Trash just doesn’t magically go away

February 13, 2016 To the editor: Thank you for your editorial (Jan 30) “Pathetic recycling percentage is government waste.” It IS time for the Copper Country to catch up with the rest of the country. more »»

What God designs actually works

February 13, 2016 To the editor: These days, less seems to be the mod. more »»

Letter to editor policy not enforced

February 6, 2016 To the editor: In a recent letter, Bryan Johnson criticized Harley Sachs as a “carpetbagger,” his letter as “nasty” and “insulting,” containing “sneering jibes,” “poison” and “wildly inaccurate. more »»

A prayer for tolerant societies

February 6, 2016 To the editor: Please Lord, for the sake of the United States and its people, natural-born as well as legal or illegal immigrants, and all Africans, Asians, Australians, South Americans and the rest... more »»

On-board spying system in your car

February 6, 2016 To the editor: Unless you are driving a Yooper beater dating from before GPS, it may be time to buy a self-driving car that knows better. more »»

Join together to provide health care

February 6, 2016 To the editor: Oh, come on now. Calumet needs many things, but another big UP Health System clinic is not one of them. more »»

Officials ignore jail’s condition

February 6, 2016 To the editor: Once again we are going into the voting season, and we the populace are not considered important enough to be honest with or even have our opinions validated. more »»

Great Bear Chase happens March 5

February 6, 2016 To the editor: Winter has arrived in plenty of time for the Great Bear Chase! It took a while, but winter finally arrived in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. more »»

Country ransacked by toddlers

February 6, 2016 To the editor: I’m part of that “millennial” generation that is accused of being lazy, sensitive, and stupid. And I don’t disagree with that. There is just cause for that. more »»

Why threat charges dropped

February 6, 2016 To the editor: A few months ago at Michigan Technological University (the school I attend) a Yik Yak (a form of social media) post was distributed on Twitter. more »»

We voters behave like children

February 6, 2016 To the editor: One of the problems with our two-party/PAC-dominated system of government is that we citizens can get so caught up in the excitement of a campaign that we forget that campaigning and... more »»

Ring in the New Year event

February 4, 2016 To the editor: The Keweenaw Family Resource Center staff and board would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped make our 2016 Ring in the New Year family snowshoe and sledding... more »»

Toys for Tots campaign

February 4, 2016 To the editor: Outstanding community support enabled Toys for Tots to provide over 4,000 toys to just over 1,100 children in the four-county area. more »»

We will all miss our handy man

February 4, 2016 To the editor: Lake Linden lost their handy man, He taught you how to “do it yourself,” With your repairs and maintenance From our local hardware store, Which saved you time and mone. more »»

Local United Way needs support

February 2, 2016 To the editor: With just one month left in our campaign, the Copper Country United Way is struggling to reach its campaign goal of $120,000. more »»



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