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Shame on schools, legislators

April 23, 2014 EDITOR: A recent (Friday, April 11) editorial reported that Michigan is one of the worst five states for student learning progress and one of only six states moving from bad to worse. more »»

No recycling citations

April 22, 2014 EDITOR: I saw my first ever citation on a recycling bin the other day. It was a big day-glow thing for all the world to see. “You put the wrong stuff in your recycling bin. more »»

Trapping and wolves

April 22, 2014 EDITOR: “According to the DNR, they are considering another wolf hunt. Why not. It is their responsibility to manage, and the only cost effective way of doing so, is regulated hunting and trapping. more »»

Bark River baseball

April 22, 2014 EDITOR: Great news that Bark River school will have a baseball program. For those of us old enough to remember, back in 1963, we had a baseball team and a baseball field at Bark Rive. more »»

Wind power in Schoolcraft County

April 17, 2014 EDITOR: I am writing in regard to the wind ordinance in Schoolcraft County. I have not signed a lease with Heritage, but I have heard that 28 landowners already have. more »»

The people of Delta County deserve better

April 17, 2014 EDITOR: When it comes to our internal affairs, the most powerful man is U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts. more »»

Escanaba, Gladstone robotics teams should be proud

April 16, 2014 EDITOR: There were 277 high school robotics teams in Michigan in January, when the First Robotics District Tournaments began throughout the state. more »»

Learning about religion

April 15, 2014 EDITOR: They are out again...the signs. The sign says Catholics Returning Home. When you see them, some of you will have a predicted negative reaction. more »»

Pothole Capital of the State?

April 15, 2014 EDITOR: Wow! I heard this year was going to be a bad one for potholes, and it sure looks like it is. more »»

Enough Lion bashing

April 15, 2014 DITOR: Just finished reading the Sports page. Football season isn’t even on the horizon yet but Mr. Shelton is already on his soapbox about the Detroit Lions. more »»

Some driving advice

April 15, 2014 EDITOR: Why is it that so many drivers coming off Lakeshore Drive in Gladstone and turning onto U.S. more »»

Time to honor hospice volunteers

April 8, 2014 EDITOR: In 1978, a group of concerned citizens in Delta County founded the first hospice in the state of Michigan to fill the need to minister to those with life-limiting illness. more »»

Auto parts article

April 8, 2014 EDITOR: “After reading “A high demand for auto parts,” in Monday’s (March 31) paper, I agree with the article, but feel it doesn’t go far enough. more »»

Bad budget choice

March 31, 2014 EDITOR: “Wait a minute! Wait! a minute! You mean to tell me (“Commission balances budget split vote”) that Gladstone City Commission balanced their budget by cutting over $51,000 to Public Safety fo... more »»

Act has nothing to do with science

March 26, 2014 EDITOR: People out and about might encounter reps of “Michigan Citizens for Professional Wildlife Management” and the petition they’re circulating. more »»

U.P. robotics teams get victory downstate

March 25, 2014 EDITOR: Robotics teams from Escanaba, Gladstone and Cedarville High Schools united to win a competitive event known as Aerial Assist during the recent First Robotics Tournament held in Traverse Cit. more »»

The wolf hunt issue

March 24, 2014 EDITOR: Proponents of scientific wildlife management are collecting signatures to again put this issue on the ballot. more »»

Questions about wind power

March 24, 2014 EDITOR: I would like to respond to Sean Brady’s article (U.P. should warm up to wind power). Mr. Brady, I’m not from Missouri but I like their motto “show me.” You do that with a detailed list. 1. more »»

Questions about the new farmer’s market

March 20, 2014 EDITOR: I have a few questions. $532,000 sound like a lot of money. Sure, the biggest portion of it will be covered by government grants. more »»

How Congress has changed

March 19, 2014 EDITOR: “Most people I talk to have adapted the attitude that our national Congress has become almost useless. I spent most of my career ther. more »»

 
 
 

 

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