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Wolves and people

October 20, 2016 EDITOR: Wolves are becoming an ever growing presence on our lands, with numbers reaching down to 300 in the 1960s, and now in the lower 48 states approximately 5,500 wolves are alive and well. more »»

Ryan should be removed as Speaker

October 19, 2016 EDITOR: Republican Party members feel disenfranchised by the actions of John McCain, Reince Priebus, Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell, and the other party leadership. more »»

Voters entitled to facts on veterans office

October 18, 2016 EDITOR: A letter recently published in the Daily News contained several false statements concerning the proposed office of veteran’s affairs and the supporting millage. I want to correct the record. more »»

Vote no on civil service changes

October 14, 2016 EDITOR: One local political activist has been very vocal in his opinions about the vote to remove the Civil Service section from Iron Mountain’s city charter. But he has some facts wrong. more »»

upports Celello for state House

October 13, 2016 EDITOR: I first met Scott Celello in 1987 when he was a deputy with the Dickinson County Sheriff’s Department. more »»

Worried about rise of a tyrant

October 13, 2016 EDITOR: What is being tyrannical? The Webster dictionary defines it as “characterized by oppressive, unjust, or arbitrary behavior or control. more »»

Politicians need to be careful in cutting regulations

October 12, 2016 EDITOR: A major feature of the Republican party’s platform this year calls for eliminating many government regulations. However, you seldom hear which regulations they intend to eliminate. more »»

Vote to end civil service system

October 11, 2016 EDITOR: Vote yes on Proposition 1, to amend the Iron Mountain City Charter to eliminate the civil service system. more »»

Upset by state changes on unclaimed money

October 10, 2016 EDITOR: Remember, before I start, that unclaimed money is YOUR money, returned to the state by any organization you may have done business with in the past or even currently. more »»

Wisconsin roads need help; state not listening

October 7, 2016 EDITOR: A little while back, I suggested a possible solution to the oil and gasoline pipeline between Green Bay and Milwaukee, that rail transport might save a lot and make our fuel prices less at... more »»

Need to encourage new technology for forest products

October 6, 2016 EDITOR: Compiled from an article by John Weigand, MiBiz: Trees, when we think about them our first thoughts are about either paper or a nice pile of firewood for the winter. more »»

Questions need to create county veterans office

October 5, 2016 EDITOR: There are two sides to the Veterans Service Office’s request for county tax dollars. I personally will be voting no. The issue is about the economies of helping veterans fill out paperwork. more »»

Why did bailout for Detroit schools lack stipulations?

October 4, 2016 EDITOR: I wrote a letter to our state representatives in response to the following news article: “Detroit, Mich. more »»

Tax millage will support veterans

September 30, 2016 EDITOR: The presidential debate this week had two of our nation’s “best” citizens explaining why they deserve your vote. more »»

State, not workers or Celello, to blame for underfunded pension system

September 28, 2016 EDITOR: It is true that the Michigan pension system is underfunded. It’s a problem that’s been brewing for 25 years, when back in 1991 Gov. more »»

New bill targets use of school land

September 27, 2016 EDITOR: From the Sept. 23 issue of Michigan Township Insights: The Senate Transportation Committee reported legislation that would further erode township control over school property. more »»

LaFave would be more of the same

September 23, 2016 EDITOR: A recent letter to the editor took a shot at Sheriff Celello’s candidacy for state Representative because he will collect a state or taxpayer-funded pension. more »»

Trains better than pipelines for fuel

September 20, 2016 EDITOR: I have been following the stories about the pipeline that carried gasoline and other fuel products from the Milwaukee area to Green Bay. more »»

Senior center seeks hands for pasties

September 16, 2016 EDITOR: The Breen Senior Center needs pasty makers — once a month, on a Saturday. It’s a good chance for students to earn credit for community service and get a lesson on food preparation as well. more »»

Homicides reflect unfair society

September 15, 2016 EDITOR: There have been approximately 500 homicides already this year in Chicago; Milwaukee is on pace to set a record also. Quite honestly, it doesn’t surprise me in the leas. more »»

Supports LaFave for state House

September 14, 2016 EDITOR: This November, the people of Dickinson, Delta and Menominee counties will have to decide who will represent them in Lansing. The voter needs to know some cold, hard facts. more »»



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