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Be careful when judging those on disabled aid

March 29, 2016 EDITOR: I mentioned in a previous letter that I attended a meeting with my Congressional representative. This is about just one little portion of that visit that I found troubling. more »»

Voters should have rejected county 911 issue

March 28, 2016 EDITOR: I would like to address not lies, but half-truths, from Pete Schlitt and Sheriff and candidate Scott Celello, about the 911 tax that they scared the public into voting for. more »»

Owner: Dogs not neglected

March 26, 2016 EDITOR: A few weeks ago our local animal control officer showed up at my place of business. Apparently, someone called in on me because my dogs were out in my yard. more »»

State or federal, government dysfunctional

March 25, 2016 EDITOR: The opinion page article in the March 18 Daily News about the Upper Peninsula deer herd didn’t approach the problem. more »»

Great to see youth involved in elections

March 24, 2016 EDITOR: We recently had a visit from our Congressional representative and my wife and I attended. It was during the week, so as you might suspect it was pretty much all retired folks. more »»

Memories kept of Civil War vets

March 23, 2016 EDITOR: The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is a national fraternity granted a charter to the Albert and James Lyon Camp 266, 20 years ago. more »»

No year-round hunt for coyotes

March 23, 2016 EDITOR: I oppose year-round hunting of coyotes. This is not wildlife conservation but rather annihilation of this species, not to mention the many wolves that will also be killed. more »»

Opposes Abood on tax tribunal

March 22, 2016 EDITOR: Governor Snyder has submitted Judge Marcus Abood for reappointment to the Michigan Tax Tribunal. more »»

Letter off-base on sports team

March 22, 2016 EDITOR: This is in reply to the person who wrote the article about “Sports Story.” You have insulted all the thousands of people who live in the North Central area schools. more »»

Government should function for everyone

March 21, 2016 EDITOR: The middle is the avoidance of extremes both via perception and in practice. This is the foundation in my view of a successful and sustainable democracy. more »»

Crow’s eye

March 18, 2016 SEATTLE (AP) — For nearly every step of his almost 12-mile walk, Darryl Dyer has company. Flocks of crows follow him, signaling each other, because they all know that he’s the guy with the peanuts. more »»

Supreme Court pick meets with Senate Dems

March 18, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Merrick Garland has met with two supportive Senate Democratic leaders and spoken by phone to more of his Republican opponents. more »»

Flint deserves more than it got

March 18, 2016 Editor: So now can we stop telling ourselves that government should be run like a business? A business should be run like a business and a government should be run like a governmen. more »»

EU, Turkey reach deal on migrant crisis

March 18, 2016 BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Turkey have reached a landmark deal to ease the migrant crisis and give Ankara concessions on better EU relations, The Czech prime minister announced today. more »»

N. Korea fires ballistic missile, ignoring UN ban

March 18, 2016 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea ignored U.N. more »»

Ebola flairs again in Africa

March 18, 2016 CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The World Health Organization deployed specialists to southeast Guinea today after two new Ebola cases were confirmed. more »»

County risks legal fight on 37-cent raise

March 17, 2016 EDITOR: After attending Monday’s commissioner meeting, I left wondering what had just taken place, actually finding it hard to believe. more »»

Deserves applause

March 15, 2016 EDITOR: After reading the article in the newspaper of the Iron Mountain boys basketball team upset by the Knights in the tournament at Norway, it is very understandable the disappointment by the... more »»

Disappointed in Dickinson County

March 12, 2016 EDITOR: While thanks to the voters of Iron County the special education millage passed, I am appalled at the ignorance of so many Dickinson County citizens. more »»

A better way to calculate mileage

March 10, 2016 EDITOR: It is time for the people to come up with the solutions to problems when the Dickinson County Commissioners cannot. more »»



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