Letters to the Editor

Blood sacrifices are not all alike

To the editor:Let's be careful not to lump all "blood sacrifice" together as one writer recently did (DMG 6-11-13). In actuality, this was instituted by God in Genesis. Also, we're talking animal sacrifice, not human, as pagans practiced.You may recall that God rejected tiller-of-the-ground ...

Taking a look at 2 mysteries

To the editor:Two seemingly unrelated issues have received a lot of attention in the local and state news medium. One is the ongoing search for the body of missing union leader and reputed organized crime associate James Hoffa. the other is our States opposition to the KBIC's proposed ...

Marx doctrine one of stupidity

To the editor:Uncovered from the Congressional Record by a FBI agent are 45 objectives by the Marxist to Sovietize America. Gus Hail said they've all been accomplished here are a few of them.(3) Develop the illusion that disarmament by the U.S. (nuclear) would be a demonstration of moral ...

Calumet Lions say thank you

To the editor:The Calumet Lions Club would like to extend our thanks to everyone in the community that came out and supported our annual White Cane fundraiser event which was held on June 1. A special thanks goes out to the Ace Hardware in Calumet and Pat's IGA for their warm response and ...

Thanks to Portage for athletic training

To the editor:Once again, on behalf of the Dollar Bay-Tamarack City Area Schools community, parents and athletes I would once again like to say a special thank you to the Portage Medical Group for providing cost free physicals for our student-athletes this past year. The staff is awesome, ...

U.P. Kids tourney sponors grateful

To the editor:On Saturday, June 8, 2013, U.P. KIDS (formerly the Good Will Farm) held its third annual fundraising Bridge & Mah Jongg Tournament. Many people and organizations came together to make this a success.Our special thanks go out to Superior National Bank & Trust, our ...

Thanks for help for Dinner Dance

To the editor:The Houghton Sports Boosters hosted its annual Spring Dinner Dance recently and would like to thank all those that donated prizes, purchased tickets, bought 50/50 and raffle tickets, cooked and served the food, and danced the night away with the Music Man DJ! It was another ...

Lift Us Up was a huge success

To the editor:On behalf of the Calumet Theatre Board of Directors & Staff, we would like to thank the following for making our Lift Us Up - fundraiser gala a huge success: Silent & Live Auction Contributors: Ace Hardware, AmericInn Lodge & Suites, Aspirus Keweenaw ...

Copper Coutry Elks thank you

To the editor:The Copper Country Elks held a benefit for Bob Kezele on Saturday, May 31 at the lodge.Bob is recovering from a severe injury he suffered last winter when he slipped and fell on the ice. This event was a wonderful success because of the following generous donations from local ...

Ugly bridge needs makeover

Every year I see the admiration for the bridge. Why, it is ugly. With all the art students in the area, an effort to cover up the bare steel (functional it may be) could be made. The structure could at reasonable cost be covered and decorated at least like a mine elevator, flag designs could ...

Thanks for meddling

I would like to express my gratitude to the people who habituate Lake View Cemetery in Calumet for stealing my beautiful great aunt's plant from her grave.Also someone placed a bent and dirty flag on my grand father's grave. I removed that flag and placed a new one there and some how that ended ...

Kenner Dome belongs to community

Five years ago with the help and support of so many people, we started the Breakers to Bay 5-mile road race. While by no means a major event, we do this to give back to a community that we love and are proud to be a part of.Each year has had its own special moments and people who have come ...

Joe Evans Classic a success

Thanks to all who helped make the Joe Evans Classic for Omega House a Great Success!June 8 was a picture perfect spring Keweenaw day for the Omega House 11th Annual Golf Outing. The Joe Evans Classic, which took place at the Michigan Tech Portage Lake Golf Course, was a great success and ...

Thank you for food drive help

We would like to thank everyone who was involved with the food drive that the post office organized on May 11th.We would like to extend a very special thank you to the mail carriers who put a lot of extra time and effort into the collection of the donated items. Thank you also to the people ...

Thanks for supporting dinner

The Houghton Sports Boosters hosted its annual Spring Dinner Dance recently and would like to thank all those that donated prizes, purchased tickets, bought 50/50 and raffle tickets, cooked and served the food, and danced the night away with the Music Man DJ! It was another successful event and ...

Thanks for supporting dinner

The Houghton Sports Boosters hosted its annual Spring Dinner Dance recently and would like to thank all those that donated prizes, purchased tickets, bought 50/50 and raffle tickets, cooked and served the food, and danced the night away with the Music Man DJ! It was another successful event and ...

Rising water level concerning

To the editor:As a resident of the Twin Lakes Community, I am very concerned with the water level in these lakes. The 101 residents (including me) who signed a petition to continue the practice of installing a 6 inch rail to preserve the water level believe they would be adversely affected if ...

Civics

To the editor:There ain't no use to voteNo more!Who counts today who you?work for!?The old votes don't meetthe score.Smell the odor of elections weought abhor.The IRS by great chance,aim, I deplore!The count to determine don'twork, check our strange governmentas they enter by the backdoor!To ...

Please return iron planter

To the editor:I just came from Forest Hill Cemetery in Houghton only to find that my white wrought iron planter was missing and the flowers were left on the ground in front of my parents head stone. I was absolutely devastated to think anyone would do this especially in a place out of respect ...

Casperson’s explanation not good enough

To the editor:This past Friday, Senator Tom Casperson held a town hall meeting in Calumet to speak with his constituency and answer questions regarding policy making. During this meeting, numerous arguments were raised about Senator Casperson's Senate bill 78- a bill restricting the Michigan ...