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Letters to the Editor

A message for Pentecost Sunday

On Pentecost Sunday, nearly 50 churches throughout Dickinson County and outlying areas have been invited to distribute 5,000 “Holy Spirit, You are welcome here” magnets to their parishioners. The request that went out to all priests and pastors was simple: “Include the ‘Holy Spirit, ...

Consolidated mining permit unfair, unwise

EDITOR: After Aquila’s decision not to appeal the denial of their wetlands permit, they reaffirmed plans to submit a new mining permit application that will include both the open pit and underground mine plans. To minimize the cost and delay of submitting completely new mining, wetlands, ...

Stimulus checks no thanks to Rep. Bergman

Did you get it yet? The stimulus check. Guess who voted against it — U.S. Rep. Jack Bergman and every Republican in Congress. If you are flying your Trump flag, did you have the moral integrity to return the stimulus check to the federal government? If you parrot the “big lie” that Joe ...

Time to protect right to organize by passing act

Nearly 60 million people say they would join a union today if they could. The problem? Union-busters, Big Business and woefully outdated laws continue to undermine the right to collectively bargain. Just take “right to work” laws, for example. Across the country, anti-worker ...

Yearning for US manufacturing of past unrealistic

The closest reply to a reasonable response I have heard regarding the campaign slogan “Make America Great Again” has been the yearning for American manufacturing returning to the heights it reached post-World War II. We controlled 50% of the world’s gross domestic product and 90% of the ...

MADD Michigan marks Victims Rights Week, details services

EDITOR: For more than 40 years, Mothers Against Drunk Driving has been working towards improving services to crime victims. MADD Michigan is dedicated to supporting victims, building trust, and engaging communities to help empower victims of impaired driving crashes. Victims of both drunk ...