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Letters to the Editor

Bergman’s mistake

To the editor: Rep. Jack Bergman has just ended any hope Republicans had of beating Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Since Bergman dropped his endorsement of gubernatorial hopeful, Chief James Craig and endorsed Perry Johnson, he has ensured Whitmer of her second term in office all because his ...

Public Hearing May 19

To the editor: To all concerned citizens, The Portage Township Planning Commission will hold a public meeting on May 19, 2022 (Thursday) at 7:00 pm to consider amending the Zoning Ordinance to permit seaplane operations as a special use in Portage Townships existing B-2 Zoning District. ...

Support for Craig Waddell

To the editor: During the 30 years we’ve known him, Craig Waddell has consistently expressed empathy for the concerns and opinions of others. These are the kinds of qualities voters look for in their elected officials. Craig decides on issues only after careful listening and thorough ...

Support for Mike Salmi

To the editor: We are writing in support of Mike Salmi for Houghton City Council. Mike is a hard-worker and a person who will “get things done.” Mike understands the importance of discussion and the importance of hearing all sides to an issue, but is a person who will then act. Mike ...

Calumet Village election

To the editor: On May 3 there is a special election in the Village of Calumet, and there is only one question on the ballot. The language on the petition that was circulated read, “Shall ordinance No. 158 which eliminates the election of the village treasurer and provides for appointment ...

Right candidate for Houghton City Council

To the editor: Please vote for Craig Waddell on May 3 for the open position on City Council.  Some of Craig’s qualifications are: he founded and served on the West Houghton Neighborhood Association, he served on the Michigan Tech Senate for nine years, and for the last 18 months he has ...