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Letters to the Editor

Veterans groups need new blood

To fellow veterans: Veterans groups in area communities need participation from National Guard and Reservists, veterans of all wars, Legionnaires, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Vietnam Veterans of America. Veterans organizations do a number of tasks in the region. This includes arranging ...

Group applauds committee report that supported election results

Alger County Action has awaited the results of the Michigan Senate Oversight Committee’s months-long investigation into the integrity of the November 2020 general election results with skepticism. Our organization is not often in agreement with our state Sen. Ed McBroom (R-Waucedah Township) ...

Bergman votes wrong on statues

On June 29, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 3005 which directs the Joint Committee on the Library to replace the bust of Roger Brooke Taney in the old Supreme Court Chamber of the U.S. Capitol with a bust of Thurgood Marshall and to remove certain statues from U.S. Capitol ...

Antique tractor ride to VA center set for Wednesday

On Wednesday, the Northwoods Antique Tractor Club is planning the eighth-annual Tractor Ride to the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain, weather permitting. We will leave from Breen and Carpenter avenues in Kingsford at about 10 a.m. and go north up Carpenter Avenue to H ...

Applauds report on election results

EDITOR: Michigan’s Senate Oversight committee penned a mighty report titled “The November 2020 Election in Michigan.” Three Republicans — including Chairman Ed McBroom of Waucedah Township — and one Democrat demonstrated integrity and due diligence in their investigations and ...

KISS checks in on area seniors

It was brought to my attention how an elderly person had recently fallen in her home and wasn’t found for a few days. This saddens me to hear this. I can’t imagine what she might have been thinking or feeling as she lay there, waiting for someone to come to her rescue. It also saddens me ...