Letters to the Editor

DNR, supporters spread falsehoods

To the editor:The DNR and some of its more ardent supporters have been promoting a false narrative for more than twenty years. They have been claiming that wolves migrated here instead of being introduced. That claim is contradicted by a lot of anecdotal evidence and the personal observations ...

2013 was a very good year

To the editor:The Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital Auxiliary would like to thank the community for their support in 2013. Our fund raising was quite successful.Thanks again to the Keweenaw Quilters, Ellen Torola, Sue Kesti, Pearl Loukus, and a member of our Auxiliary for their donated items for our ...

Little Brothers appreciative

To the editor:Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly staff, board members and elderly friends would like to extend a special thanks to the community for your help and support this past holiday season.Hundreds of volunteers gave their time throughout the holidays to make the season special for ...

Thanks for the help with party

To the editor:Laurium Village hosted a Christmas party on December 14. We would like to thank all of the businesses and individuals who played games, made treats, decorated, provided music, and drove the fire truck. Thank you Laurium Fire Department, Miller's Lanes, Root Notes, Toni's Country ...

Time to salute school boards

To the editor:January is School Board Recognition Month-a time to salute the work of our volunteer board members and celebrate public education.It's an exciting and challenging time in public education.School board members in CLK Schools develop policies and make tough decisions that shape the ...

They moved ‘Mt. Everest’

To the editor:Hats Off to Superior Sand & Gravel! When our roof cleaning job landed us with Mount Everest in front of our house, they came and took most of it away to the side yard. We really appreciate their hard work, their dedication and their friendly, helpful attitude.Miriam ...

There’s a lot of talk about God

To the editor:It seems that Atheists like to talk about God and the Bible even more than Christians do! Even if it is in the negative, it is on their lips. Why? If God is fake, why talk about Him? I don't go around talking about Bugs Bunny. He's fake.It is because the world cannot escape from ...

Demand full disclosure on TPP

To the editor:TPP houses issues unrelated to trade that will be devastating to We the People of the USA. NAFTA was terrible and responsible for jobs transferred over seas. TPP will be worse. There is no room for Fast Track or TPP in a democracy. Why is the President so afraid to let us in on ...

Grand Raffle a grand success

To the editor:The Calumet Theatre Board of Directors and staff would like to express sincere gratitude to the following for their help with the 3rd GRAND Raffle: Raffle Committee members Dave Doll, Harvey Hoyum, Art Limback, Chris Sochay, and Jane Zutter; ticket outlets Ace Hardware, L ...

Little Brothers says thank you

To the editor:Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly staff, board members and elderly friends would like to extend a special thanks to the community for your help and support this past holiday season.Hundreds of volunteers gave their time throughout the holidays to make the season special for ...

Debate goes on regarding faith

To the editor:Matters of religious faith should never be questioned in a person claiming it, as only the holder knows of its presence. Heb. 11:1 (KJV) "Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen." Some have tried to discredit a believer's faith through word ...

A message in poetic form

To the editor:Live, Special creationsintended.Believe we wereinvented.Read me and agreeto be concluded!Join our friendshipcemented.Enjoy, listen, want,consume for manlamented.Honor, salute, past,fix present, oneeffective!Pray to our maker, love,great answers.Hearts consolidated!Kiril SpiroffCHASSELL

The case for Jesus as white

To the editor:Some claim that Jesus wasn't white even though he was a Jew. People of Jewish ancestry belong to the white (Caucasian) race and resemble Europeans.George Zimmerman's white identity was emphasized after he shot a black teenager. His white ancestry is from his Jewish father. (His ...

Thanks for help with fundraiser

To the editor:The Chassell Township School District would like to thank the sponsors, community members and businesses for donating to the "Brody Etelamaki Fundraiser Shoot for a Cure" which was held on Monday, December 23, 2013. The event was planned around the boys and girls varsity ...

Night skiing was wonderful

To the editor:I would like to thank the board and members of the Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club for setting up the Luminary ski Friday evening at the Hancock ski trail starting from the 4 Seasons Chalet and ending in the Chalet with potluck goodies.Skiing through the night woods by candle light was ...

Take a look at what Jesus said

To the editor:With Christmas behind us, now's a great time for Christianity to thank the following groups for their continued and unwavering support. The newspapers and magazines which print pro-Christianity columns and letters while censoring/banning opposing views. Catholic and Christian ...

Repent before it’s too late

To the editor:In his letter of 18 December, David Keranen ridicules faith as "believing something is true without sufficient evidence." I would venture to say that nearly 100 percent of what Mr. Keranen thinks he knows is based not on personal experience but on faith. He most likely believes in ...

Why not change the city’s name?

To the editor:Regarding the hiring of a city manager, Houghton Mayor Bob Backon stated (DMG Dec 19): "We began with 20 [applications] including one who was applying for city manager of Houghton Lake." To end this confusion, we suggest the new city manager, Eric Waara, give consideration to ...

Calumet Elks say ‘thanks’

To the editor:The committee for the Copper Country Elks 404 of Calumet would like to thank the following people for helping make another Christmas party for local children a huge success. Pam and Dave Sladek, Karen and Ed LaBonte, Bob and Mary Fleischmann, Tom and Marcia Primeau, Andy ...

Korpi wrong about the ACA

To the editor:In his recent letter, Larry Korpi attempts to spread the same fear mongering lies that ACA opponents have been spreading for years, and I feel compelled to respond. If one simply spends 5 minutes with Google, they can debunk every single claim made in his letter on their own. ...