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Hike in minimum wage needed

December 18, 2013 EDITOR: More than half of the families of front-line fast-food workers are enrolled in one or more social service programs and this costs taxpayers nearly $7 billion a year, according to the Labor... more »»

Regain America — elect people who care

December 16, 2013 EDITOR: I cringe when I hear or read the national media ask, “What will Kim Jong Un do next, now that he has ordered his uncle executed. more »»

The reason for the season

December 16, 2013 EDITOR: Twas two months before Christmas when all through our land, not a Christian was prayin’ nor taking a stand. Why the PC police had taken away the reason for Christmas no one could say. more »»

Please help empty the Angel Tree

December 13, 2013 EDITOR: “Last week my daughter, daughter-in-law, and I were in the mall. We ended up at the angel trees near the food court. I didn’t realize how many children were on these trees. more »»

There’s room for Lions and Packers

December 11, 2013 EDITOR: “We can speak, text, email or share photos with anyone, anywhere in the world. We can put a man on the moon and bring him safely back to earth, a 10 year old can call mom from his bicycl. more »»

Get Obama out of the White House

December 11, 2013 EDITOR: “Please tell me what is it going to take before our Congress “impeaches” this so called President Obama. more »»

We need to respect the rule of law

December 11, 2013 EDITOR: As Ben Franklin was leaving after the Constitutional Convention, someone asked, “What kind of government did you give us?”; to which Franklin replied, “A democracy, if you can keep it. more »»

Shopping ruins a holiday

December 11, 2013 EDITOR: “Well, “Black Friday” is over and the overpaid CEO’s have managed to spoil a Thanksgiving for their under paid employee. more »»

Obamacare has helped many

December 5, 2013 EDITOR: Regarding David Rood Jr.’s Nov. more »»

Hawns story a good read

December 5, 2013 EDITOR: Happy Holidays from the Hawns. I just finished reading this piece and was compelled to write. What a great read! I was in school with Cammy, and probably haven’t seen her since. more »»

Enjoyable story

December 5, 2013 EDITOR: I really enjoyed reading Mr. Hawn’s story on Saturday’s Lifestyle page of how he and his family came to “710.” I found it well written and very entertaining. more »»

Another memorable musical

November 29, 2013 EDITOR: From the comprehensive, beautifully presented program, to the finished product on stage, the audience of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” was treated to a spectacular delight,... more »»

Loose Cannon?

November 27, 2013 EDITOR: I wonder how Mr. more »»

Make Besse Park smoke-free

November 27, 2013 EDITOR: “Earlier this month, Escanaba’s City Council opposed a resolution (3-2) to designate the new John D. Besse Park smoke-free. more »»

Another side of Obamacare

November 26, 2013 EDITOR: Det. Sgt. Joe Friday is often credited with saying “Just the facts, ma’am.” In the interest of accuracy, what he really said “All we want are the facts. more »»

Black Friday frustration

November 26, 2013 EDITOR: I hope you will allow me a few moments to give vent to my frustration over this new Thanksgiving Day shopping trend. I have been a Black Friday shopper for year. more »»

Boat theft in broad daylight

November 22, 2013 EDITOR: To whomever stole the boat from my front yard on Thursday, Nov. 14: I sure hope you enjoy it. Funny, you knew to bring bolt cutter. more »»

Hunting season and gas prices

November 22, 2013 EDITOR: Gas prices are going down all over. On the 12th of November, gas was $3.04 in Menominee, $3.15 in Escanaba. I think the casino had $3.04, also. more »»

Grants available for teachers

November 22, 2013 EDITOR: Given the numerous cuts in public funding to education, there is a necessary reliance on other funding for Michigan educators and schools. more »»

The bad side of Obamacare

November 22, 2013 EDITOR: The letter to the editor entitled “Stop Attacks on Affordable Care Act” in the Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 edition is something that I feel compelled to answer. more »»



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