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Letters to the Editor

Say yes to renewable energy

To the editor: I’m relatively new to the U.P. and something that I’ve come to appreciate is that people here relish their independence and the natural beauty of the U.P. As a person with lifelong respiratory ailments, I also really appreciate the clean air here in Copper Country. Since ...

Keweenaw needs wind power

To the editor: I happen to think wind turbines are majestic, beautiful. They are certainly much better looking than cell towers or ruins. They are also necessary in a land where energy costs are high and that will never change without drastic measures. Despite all the benefits and ...

Who are we going to call?

To the editor: Adolf Hitler knew the dark and unspoken doubts, fears, and demons dwelling in the hearts of the dispirited German people after WWI. Imagine, the most educationally and scientifically advanced nation on Earth suffering a humiliating defeat at the hands of a ragtag, last-minute ...

Canal Run 2021

To the editor: The 2021 Canal Run was a great success thanks to the support of many within our community! Over 100 volunteers helped to ensure nearly 700 participants had an excellent race experience. Our primary sponsors UP Health System - Portage, Finlandia University, Keweenaw Co-op ...

Thank you DMG

To the editor: I am writing in support of a free press. The Copper Country needs the Daily Mining Gazette more now than in the 88 years I’ve been alive. It appears we are entering an era when Democracy and freedom of the press are in danger. As such, last week we renewed our Gazette ...

The Big Lie

To the editor: I want to add my two cents worth to last Saturday’s letters responding to Erik Kiilunen’s earlier letter addressed to State Sen. Ed McBroom. Kiilunen called for an “independent third party” audit and tokened voting irregularities to a slow spreading cancer. In fact, ...