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Letters to the Editor

Thanks to those who help fundraise for VFW

To the editor: Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4624 in Hubbell thanks all who have loyally attended our only fund raising dinner each year, the St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef Dinner, held at the American Legion Post 90 in Lake Linden. This year’s Dinner, however, is being conducted ...

Improving women’s stature

To the editor: Today, more than ever, opportunity exists for woman to achieve higher stature in our nation. Gains already attained are almost too numerous to mention: equality in the workplace, provision for childcare and an increased presence in the political arena where most prominent ...

Conventional wisdom

To the editor: Because of an internet-posting of a cowardly attack on my opinion letter in the local newspaper, I offer this explanation.  Smithsonian Institution planetary scientist Thomas Watters’ exact quote follows:  “The whole idea that a 4.6-billion-year-old rocky body like the ...

Women’s sufferage

To the editor: Women have been able to vote in this country for 100 years. We are half of the eligible voters, but how many of us actually vote? And has our participation, so far, made any measurable difference? I hope all the women of the Copper Country will consider coming to see the ...

Time to dump Trump

To the editor: One should feel by now that Trump has done grave harm to this country. This is in spite of his touting that he has personally created the best economy in our nation’s history and is banking on this falsehood for his re-election. His bragging is of course another falsehood he ...

Makings of a queen

To the editor: I would like to thank Zach Metiva, MTU’s Winter Carnival “Queen for a Day,” for his words of diplomacy, tact, grace and dignity. How does one respond when, after receiving a big and fairly important award, it is suddenly (for right or for wrong) taken away from you? Many ...

Thanks from the KFRC

To the editor: The Keweenaw Family Resource Center staff and board would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who contributed to and attended our 2020 Ring in the New Year family snowshoe and sledding event. Special thanks goes out to our event sponsors: Copper Country Great Start ...

Membership drive thanks

To the editor: The Keweenaw Family Resource The Keweenaw ATV Club would like to say thank you, to all of those who helped make our After Holiday Membership Drive a huge success again this year. We had about 150+ members attend. Thank You all. We would like to thank the following people and ...

Old Fashioned Christmas pride

To the editor: For almost 40 years, the community of Chassell has enjoyed an Old Fashioned Christmas. The Old Fashioned Christmas Committee would like to thank the many businesses, groups and individuals that made this year’s event a success. Charles and Kirsten White, DP Construction, ...

Citizens concerned about Dollar Bay

To the editor: This submission is a follow-up to a separate December letter to the editor about the Dollar Bay-Tamarack City School District. After a local school bond election passed by only 24 votes in August, local citizens began attending school board meetings and expressing their concerns ...

Huskies as warriors

To the editor: I can’t begin to express the pride my wife and I are feeling. The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team stepped in like warriors to defeat one of GLIAC’S most formidable basketball teams, Grand Valley State. Some people said they were the best they were going to be after ...

Potential for jail reduction

To the editor: Good news for Houghton County and the Jail Task Force. Now that the recommendations for reforming the state justice system have come out as promised by Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist when he visited Houghton County last fall, it appears that there is potential for ...

Change not necessary

To the editor: I have enjoyed reading the Daily Mining Gazette for many years. The Gazette does a great job. I really love the articles of Graham Jaehnig on the past history of the Keweenaw. He has done so much research in order to write these articles. I also like the great photography and ...

Men trying to be women

To the editor: Congratulations Zack Metiva on being voted the 2020 MTU Winter Carnival Queen, at least for a few hours, but before we get too caught up in the prank or the “high fiving” over in the Diversity Office, consider the Pandora’s Box being opened. I hope that there are a few ...

Open Shop at Ron’s Auto Body

To the editor: We would cordially like to invite you and our community to our Open Shop event to proudly celebrate our 45th year anniversary of Ron’s Auto Body. Our family would also like to thank all of our customers and dismiss the false rumor circulating that we are closed and sold out ...

President should show respect

To the editor: I wonder, is it too much to ask to have a leader of our great country who shows respect to his/her predecessor and that person’s accomplishments?  Is it too much to ask for the leader to have integrity, good moral character, and compassion?  Do we, as Americans, deserve a ...

Real cost of Super Bowl

To the editor: Wow, another Super Bowl! Each team is owned by a billionaire. A majority of the players on the field are multi-millionaires. Fox TV will rake in another hundreds of millions from advertising. Those in attendance are among the wealthiest in the country. Cheap seats go ...

Boninis offer thanks

To the editor: The Bonini family would like to take this opportunity to send our heartfelt thanks and gracious appreciation to the wonderful 22 event organizers who braved the inclement weather to deliver such an amazing gift of love and support. We cannot convey what everyone’s selfless ...

Responding to the Kool-Aid

To the editor: I’d like to respond to the Letter to the Editor from Jan. 18 titled, “You have a choice to make.” The letter quotes, “If you are not watching Fox News you are not getting the truth.” Are you kidding me? Well I decided to watch some Fox News and they were not ...

Support strong for Toys for Tots

To the editor: Outstanding community support enabled Toys for Tots to provide nearly 4,500 toys to over 1,100 children in the four-county area. In addition to the hundreds of individuals who dropped off toys in our donation boxes throughout the community, the following organizations were ...