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Lets give everyone credit

May 17, 2016 EDITOR: This is to have all of the people with roots to the U.P. given credit for winning the Hockeyville Tournament for Marquette. more »»

Jail vote: hard-working families tired of high tax burden

May 14, 2016 EDITOR: In response to Administrator Bergman’s assertion in the May 6 Daily Press article that the jail millage was defeated because voters weren’t smart enough to understand the reason behind the... more »»

Candidate should disclose state pension

May 14, 2016 EDITOR: Candidate Shann, candidate for state representative in the 108th District Sir, I am writing to you on behalf of the Citizens Voice Committee (CVC) of Dickinson County, and as a taxpayer of... more »»

Another jail proposal on horizon

May 13, 2016 EDITOR: On May 3, Delta County had a special election. The purpose was to pass a bond request for nearly $20 million to build a new modern jail much larger than the present one. more »»

One-sided view of jail issue

May 13, 2016 EDITOR: I could have been persuaded to vote for a new jail before I went to the Bay College meeting on April 27, but after listening to the officials give a one-sided pro new jail presentation for 4... more »»

A salute to nursing homes

May 13, 2016 EDITOR: National Nursing Home Week began on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8 and extends throughout the week until May 14. The theme for the week is “It’s a Small World, with a Big Heart. more »»

Police officer needs lesson in respect

May 11, 2016 EDITOR: With all do respect to our officers, I recently had a minor incident in Escanaba. Nothing serious, but I think this particular officer could use a lesson in respect. more »»

Wrong conclusion about jail vote

May 11, 2016 EDITOR: In reference to May 6 front page story about the “new jail.” To: Delta County Administrator Ryan Bergman. It wasn’t that the voters thought the inmates would be too comfortable. more »»

Time is running out for giving feedback

May 11, 2016 EDITOR: Have you told the Michigan State Board of Education what you think of their proposal to allow K-12 students to choose their own gender, name, bathroom, and locker room? Remember that all thi... more »»

Little Bay de Noc’s fishing tournaments

May 10, 2016 EDITOR: In July 2014, the AIM Pro Team Challenge walleye fishing tournament occurred in Oconto, Wis. The result: 918 of 1,969 walleyes weighed during the three-day event died. That’s a whopping 46. more »»

Where would the inmates go?

May 6, 2016 EDITOR: The letter from David Moyle, regarding that “New jail is badly needed” pointed out some good points for it, and I agree with him. more »»

Concerns about pipeline

May 6, 2016 EDITOR: In his letter to the editor published by the Escanaba Daily Press April 23, Brian VanOss reassures us that Enbridge “goes to great lengths to operate Line 5 safely. more »»

No need for Meijer store in Escanaba

May 5, 2016 EDITOR: I am sure I am of the minority on this, but I have been stewing over this for some time. Now that I see progress started on the new Meijer’s store, I feel I need to write this letter. more »»

Does Enbridge operate pipeline safely?

May 4, 2016 EDITOR: A response to Brian VanOss LTE (Daily Press April 23, 2016) Citizens of Michigan live under the shadow of Enbridge’s Line 5 and the unthinkable consequences of a rupture somewhere along that... more »»

We cannot continue to ignore jail problems

April 30, 2016 EDITOR: I recently attended the town hall meeting about the proposal to construct a new jail, and am concerned that the general public does not seem to understand what the current jail situation is... more »»

Casperson deserves House seat

April 30, 2016 EDITOR: There are few people with a deeper commitment to the future of the Upper Peninsula than current State Senator Tom Casperson. more »»

Delta County Jail has to be updated

April 29, 2016 EDITOR: As sheriff of Delta County, I would like to thank all the organizations that allowed myself, county commissioners, Prosecutor Strom and Administrator Bergman to present to their organizatio. more »»

When is enough enough?

April 29, 2016 EDITOR: This is being written to local governmental leaders to a request to support a jail millage request. more »»

Dishonest repair shops

April 27, 2016 EDITOR: I see ads in The Daily Press from car repair shops for getting after winter car checkups. I agree. But don’t get sucked into paying for work that’s not needed. more »»

DATA, taxi service both needed

April 27, 2016 EDITOR: Mr. Grant raised some excellent points in his last later to the press. Both JN Taxi and DATA serve this community. Both are needed service. more »»



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