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Letters to the Editor

TV6’s loss

To the editor: The news of meteorologist Karl Bohnak’s departure from the WLUC TV6 news team is disturbing, both because it happened at all, and because of the disagreement between Bohnak and the station’s management that brought it about. While I do not side with Bohnak in his dispute ...

Birthday wishes

To the editor: Monday, September 20, Retired City Foreman Daniel Harry is turning 80 years old. Before retiring about 15 years ago, Daniel spent many tireless hours working on projects to improve, beautify and maintain the city of Houghton. With his fellow coworkers, he spent much of his ...

Twin Lakes Fire thanks

To the editor: The Twin Lakes Fire Department would like to thank all the Copper Country businesses for helping us host the Firefighters Tournament. The donations were overwhelming. Thank you to all who volunteered to make this day fun for all involved. Kudos to all the Departments for ...

Whose rights matter?

To the editor: After a year of only video contact and occasional through the window short term meetings, we finally got near some kind of normal and were able to safely gather the family back home with her. We all did our part to bring the virus under control, practiced social distancing, ...

Disrespect for the flag

To the editor: I’m seeing some upside down U.S. flags in the area by folks claiming to be “patriots.” These same “patriots” scream about the dreaded Antifa. Antifa, of course, is just a contraction of anti-fascist. You know, much like all of the brave heroes who fought, and in ...

Mr. Geshel, we wish you well

To the editor: Dillon Geshel is a visionary leader. Director of the Portage Lake District Library since 2015, he has turned it into a happy, thriving center of the community. His staff look forward to coming to work, and library patrons flock to the library to find books, magazines and DVDs, ...