Opinion

Several grounds for impeachment

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: It is past time to start impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump. The Muller investigation is a legal matter. Impeachment is a constitutional matter. The emoluments clause speaks to personal gain of the president. Making money from people staying in his many hotels to ...

Kind, thoughtful thing to do for us

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I would like to thank Rachel Sears and her family, the local schools, and anyone else who contributed to or participated in the Pumpkin Fest Dance held at the Chassell Pavilion on Nov. 3 as a fundraiser for Bob Mantta. That was a very kind and thoughtful thing to do for us. ...

Bible is inerrant word of God

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: On May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helen’s eruption was the most destructive in U.S. history, yet it measured only 5.1 on the Richter scale. Fifty-seven people died and thousands of animals were killed, according to the United States Geological Survey. This earthquake lasted a mere ...

Concern yourself more with future

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Debate occurs here about topics like the origin of the universe, the age of the Earth, and how humans came into being. These are rhetorical statements much of the time and will find no consensus. As proclaimed in Scripture, these as well as other confusing views, served up by ...

Be vigilant of dangers, risks of meth

Editorial

One of the less-celebrated designated days in November comes Friday, which is marked on the calendar as National Meth Awareness Day. Far too many in Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula need little reminder of the dangers this powerful drug can pose and the havoc it can ravage on users and their ...

Decadence could be the problem

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Some reflections as we move beyond midterm elections and Thanksgiving Day: It’s been nearly 400 years since the pilgrims’ landing in December 1820 in the New World, which took three months for that ship to cross the Atlantic Ocean, half the people dying. One would think, ...

Great to see gas prices coming down

Editorial

We are glad to see that gas prices in Marquette improved since our last editorial on Nov. 17 when we reported that Meijer in Escanaba was .33 per gallon less than the Meijer in Marquette. On Monday, the price of gas at Meijer in Marquette was listed on Gas Buddy as $2.57 per gallon. The ...

Starts of SKY fundraiser

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: On behalf of the board members of Simple Kindness for Youth (SKY), I would like to thank the community members who made our Stars of SKY Oct. 13 dinner and auction an outstanding event. Our thanks go out to a number of community organizations and friends who donated their time ...

LL-H Sports Fall fundraiser

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: On behalf of student-athletes and coaches at Lake Linden-Hubbell Schools, I would like to thank the many parents, community members and local businesses that donated their time or made monetary donations to the third annual Fall Fundraiser Dinner held on Sept. 29 at the ...

Join Cheer Club: Give gift to local youth

Editorial

Now that we’ve all had our share, or probably more than our share, of turkey and stuffing for Thanksgiving, the holiday season can really get into full swing. As we like to do every year down here at The Mining Journal and the Daily Mining Gazette, spreading cheer becomes a major focus in ...

Hunters need to be mindful, careful in woods

Editorial

It’s too early to know the exact circumstances behind the shooting deaths of three men in Michigan last week. But all three were celebrating the Michigan time-honored tradition of deer hunting in the woods. Justin Beutel, 38, of Sanford was hunting on private property near Alden and was ...

Camp Kitwin could be answer

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Now that Houghton County voters have rejected the addition to the jail, it may be time to consider Camp Kitwin. With a little remodeling and solidarity, Camp Kitwin could be the answer to dealing with crime and not cost the taxpayers a ton of money. And 160 beds ...

Don’t put tunnel in our straits

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: We have been told a Line 5 tunnel will provide "energy security" for Michigan, especially propane for the UP. But 100 percent of the propane NGLs crossing the straits go directly to Sarnia for Enbridge profit, not Michigan need. The 2 percent of Line 5's natural ...

Shopping locally helps make region economy strong

Editorial

We know many people are excited for the Christmas season and some are fired up for the accompanying shopping season which began Friday. We hope when each of you decides how to spend your hard-earned money, you think locally. There are many wonderful small businesses in our communities and a ...

Holidays for adopted child brings extra feelings

Columns

rner you may be feeling a mix of emotions. Holidays can be a happy time while celebrating each other’s company. Holidays are a chance to celebrate your traditions and spend more time as family. Holidays can also bring feelings of sadness about the people who will not be around. Holidays ...

State should consider raising hunters’ limit

Editorial

A cherished Michigan tradition resumes today with the opening of the annual firearms deer hunting season in Michigan. And while the number of hunters has declined steadily over the past two decades, deer hunting is an important piece of Michigan’s outdoors economy, generating more than $2 ...

Hear words of God’s Scripture

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: It has been with sad interest that I’ve read Mr. Keranen’s letters to the editor and the responses to him by various believers. I’ve wanted to respond myself, but didn’t trust myself to respond appropriately, because I felt my own sinful nature wanted to muddy the ...

Take some time, leave internet in giving thanks

Editorial

If just for a day on Thursday, take a beat, take a breath and take stock. Not so long ago, in a land not at all far away, family, friends and loved ones came together at Thanksgiving for reflection in gratitude on the blessings they received. Of course, lest we get too rosy-colored in our ...

Community’s support critical for local hospital

Editorial

The planned retirement for John Schon, the CEO of Dickinson County Healthcare System is the next chapter in what has turned out to be a very sad story with the demise of the hospital in Iron Mountain. The reimbursement landscape and dwindling patient volumes have a lot to do with the ...

High gas prices need to be addressed

Editorial

We haven’t had to do an editorial on gasoline for a while. But based on recent prices in our area, it looks like it is time once again to question why gas is more expensive in the Marquette area, a situation several of our subscribers have also noted, and felt important enough to call us ...