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Letters to the Editor

Another recount?

To the editor: Does Eric Kiilunen really want an independent thrd party recount? I recently returned from Arizona where the Cyber Ninjas, whose CEO who is an adherent of Trump’s fake news, fake election results, and other disinformation, has been doing the re-count without any previous ...

Disturbing comment

To the editor: The letter to the editor titled “open letter to Ed McBroom” crosses a line in civil discourse and didn’t deserve to have been printed. Accusing Sen. McBroom of “becoming an instrument of Satan” is an example of the unhinged statements that are uttered by people ...

Support for care facility millage

To the editor: The August ballot contains the county proposal “Tax Limitation Proposition for Operation of The Canal View – Houghton County.” This is to replace the expiring current millage to support the formerly named Houghton County Medical Care Facility. The Board of Directors of ...

Open letter to Ed McBroom

To the editor: Senator McBroom, I’ve been thinking about your space ship comment regarding the 2020 election, where in our conversation, you stated “one doesn’t need to get on a space ship to know the earth is round” and I realized that while the analogy sounds good on its surface ...

PLDL staff weathered the storm

To the editor: Like so many of our local businesses, schools and nonprofits, the Portage Lake District Library (PLDL) and the Hancock School Public Library have faced many challenges since March of 2020. After an initial 3-month mandated building closure in 2020, our phased reopening lasted ...

Free and open elections

To the editor: Election fraud isn’t the issue with Donald Trump and his supporters. Election loss is the issue. If Donald Trump had won the election, there would be no protest. Nevermind that the same election procedures would have been in place. If Donald Trump had won, no Trump ...