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Letters to the Editor

Appreciation for KCF grant approval

A huge thank-you to the Keweenaw Area Community Foundation for approving a grant to the Dan Schmitt Gift of Music and Education Fund. Through “Funding Youth Initiatives” we were able to offer free music lessons at the Calumet Art Center for 23 students for the months of November, December, ...

Sons of the American Legion Post 90 thanks supporters of U.P. Honor Flight

On May 21, a benefit for the UP Honor Flight was held at American Legion Post 90 Lake Linden by The Sons of The American Legion, Post 90, and Post 90 Auxiliary. The benefit raised more than $15,000 to send veterans to Washington DC to see the memorials built in their honor. We extend our ...

Verna Mize Triathlon extends gratitude

Dear Editor, The cooperation of a community is less common these days and we still have it! Many entities took part in the success of our 2nd Annual Verna Mize Triathlon recently and they are certainly worthy of recognition. The law enforcement presence in the water, on the trails and ...

Republicans exploiting Democratic weaknesses

To the Editor: I’m finally zeroing in on why some people are willing to embrace the “big lie” even at the risk of imperiling American democracy. People on the left tend to argue as though there’s nothing more important than the fact that American citizens get to go to the polls and ...

Hooray for teachers

To the Editor: Teachers hold the future in their hands by expanding our children’s horizons and experience. In their classrooms they create an atmosphere of honest inquiry and enthusiasm that will be remembered forever. When are students old enough to know the truth about nature, our ...

U.P. observance made

To the Editor: It’s truly ridiculous that the majority of “rugged individuals” belong to a militia, club, gang or cult in the case of Trumpism.