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Hazardous waste disposal Saturday

Quinnesec — Great American Disposal will be having a hazardous waste disposal day on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon for Dickinson County residents only at the Dickinson County Solid Waste Processing Facility. The facility is located at W7702 U.S. 2 in Quinnesec. This collection is free ...

GOP yard signs taken, too

Writing about campaign signs being removed. My Republican friends had their signs removed the first night they were posted. My friend put up her John James sign — it was removed the first night they were posted and her driveway light was shot out the first night. She routinely walks in her ...

Northwoods Geology Club meets tonight

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Geology Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. today in the lower level of the Florence Natural Resource Center. Field trips for the remainder of the year will be the topic of discussion. A field trip is planned for Saturday. The group will meet at 5 ­p.m. in the ...

Fighting for parental rights

Dear Readers: A great many of you wrote in with wonderful suggestions for the father and stressed-out grandma who are having trouble with his ex-wife because she is making visitation with the kids difficult if not impossible. Thank you for your recommendations. I hope they allow the ...

Biden yard signs stolen

Well, my Biden-Harris yard sign lasted three days before it was gone. Why did that happen? I’m thinking Trump supporters are so afraid of Trump’s opponent that they must remove any Biden yard signs, in spite of the fact there are approximately 20 Trump signs throughout my ...

Wisconsin Supreme Court rejects Green bid for ballot access

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday rejected the Green Party presidential candidate's request to be added to the state ballot, ruling that it came too late for any relief "that would not cause confusion and undue damage" just seven weeks before the election. The 4-3 ...

Time to unite and pray

There is cause for us to unite in what is right and stop the wrong that is going on in our nation. We need to look to the history of our nation and how and why it was started. We must put forward an effort to learn and know just what is really going on in our nation and our state at this ...

IM needs to fix A, B streets

I recently sold my house in Kingsford and moved to a rental property in Iron Mountain. My current home is on a side street between West A and West B streets, close to City Park. It didn’t take long before I was shocked to see the terrible condition A and B streets are in. Both are one-way ...

Beacon House a worthy cause for local donations

Very nice article in a recent Daily News regarding The Beacon House in Marquette. The Mariuccis and their cohorts are doing a wonderful thing for the community while encompassing the entire U.P. and surrounding areas. Their website had listings of all the donors who are helping with the huge ...

Traffic, sirens are insane

What’s with all the sirens? About time to change the name of this place to Siren Mountain. Has there been an increase in accidents, since traffic has quadrupled? Not surprising, though, with everyone speeding, tailgating, running red lights and yield signs. If you own a pickup, does that ...

Unhappy about Woodland road to Pyle Drive

Residents of North Pyle Drive in Kingsford would like to express our disappointment with the Breitung Township School administration and board who are building a road from Woodland Elementary through a North Pyle Drive lot in our neighborhood into our street. We expressed our concerns and ...

Darvish takes no-hitter into 7th, Cubs beat Brewers 4-2; move record to 13-3

CHICAGO (AP) — Yu Darvish knew his pitch count was climbing, but he wasn’t exactly showing signs of fatigue, either. Darvish took a no-hitter into the seventh inning in his third straight dominant start, and the major league-leading Chicago Cubs defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on ...

COVID-19 risk on airlines?

Are people aware that many airlines do not require COVID-19 testing? Any passenger on the plane could be positive. An acquaintance was telling me how he flew from Texas to northern Michigan and all he was asked was, “Do you have any symptoms?” Upon arrival, for family’s sake, he ...

Beware of roadwork, new speed zone near Niagara

The main drag of Niagara, Wis., is being torn up for the second time in recent years. That leaves Niagara folks only three escape routes should a disaster present itself. Those routes are U.S. 141 to the north, U.S. 141 to the south and County N to the west, depending on where you live or ...

Garth Brooks doesn’t want to win CMA entertainer award again

By KRISTIN M. HALL AP Entertainment Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country superstar Garth Brooks says he is pulling himself out of nominations for the Country Music Association’s entertainer of the year award, saying it’s time for someone else to win the top prize. Brooks, who won ...

Applications for Women’s Giving Circle grant due Wednesday

MENOMINEE — The Women’s Giving Circle, a committee of the M&M Area Community Foundation, will begin accepting grant applications Wednesday. The deadline for submitting applications is noon Wednesday. Applications must be submitted online at mmacf.org. The Women’s Giving Circle ...

Speak Out: Got answers on insurance

This is in response to “No response on insurance” in Saturday’s Speak Out section. I beg to differ. Two weeks ago, I contacted my insurance agent, Nick Simone at Simone Insurance, and was treated with the utmost respect. He researched the many insurance companies available to me and he ...

No response on insurance

It remains increasingly difficult to shop local. What with the recent major changes to the Michigan no-fault insurance law, we heard and read several ads to contact various local agencies for rate quotes. We did just that. In fact, all totaled, we ended up contacting five local insurance ...

Don’t try to erase history

Like so many others, when I was a kid, I did not agree with much of what my father said. I was being taught in school to read books like “Civil Disobedience” and “Walden” by Henry David Thoreau. I thought racism was a terrible thing and I hoped that someday I would be able to help stop ...