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Letters to the Editor

Is TikTok the new Home Ec?

EDITOR: For dinner, my daughter wowed us with an excellent pasta sauce made from roasted cherry tomatoes, and feta cheese. She learned this recipe not from her school Home Economics class but from a TikTok video on social media. Before frozen dinners, TikTok and the internet, Home Economics ...

A perfect example

Dante Moore, one of the two top quarterback recruits in the country graduating this year, was originally thought to be attending the University of Michigan. Then he announced he would be attending the University of Oregon and gave the school a verbal commitment. All of sudden, he changed his ...

True story

EDITOR: A tribute to a good and honest Iron Mountain car salesman and veteran, Mr. Robert Baldinelli. In the early 1960s springtime, I bought from him a 1953 used Ford two-door, stick shift, flat head V8 station wagon with the big round tail lights. He said it started and ran perfect and he ...

Make your voices heard

Just over a year ago a few people decided they wanted to make a difference and they told some friends. Their friends thought it was a great idea and momentum built. These friends got involved, and their friends got involved too. Against all odds, their voices were heard. This band of rebels, ...

Be yourself

EDITOR: Years ago, when I was 16 or 17 at the time, it was on a Saturday night that I decided I was going to go down to the Teen Center, the current YMCA, and play basketball, instead of going to the usual weekend party. I had more fun that night than any party I have ever been to and believe ...

True story of the iced road

Read this. In the late ’50s-early ’60s we got a freezing rain long after winter had started on County Road 577 in Faithorn Township. The road was especially bad from the railroad tracks north past the cemetery and the fishing site to the county line; it looked like a mirror. I called the ...