×

Opinion

The unknown second Korean (DMZ or unknown) War

Columns

Taken from an article at www.koreanwar.org by Major Vander E. Jenerette, U.S. Army Retired (used with permission): “From late 1966 through 1969, the Korean peninsula provided the background for a military confrontation that included guerilla warfare, sabotage and terrorism directed against ...

Asking for forgiveness

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: A letter said that prayers are never answered. That is a skeptical opinion, not a fact. Skeptics can’t prove that spiritual requests, such as forgiveness of sins, aren’t answered. Jesus said to pray to “Our Father who is in heaven” and to honor His name (Matt. ...

You’ve been robbed

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: You’ve been robbed. While you slept, someone broke into your house, overpowered the brute guarding the door and robbed you of all your sins - past, present and future. He then nailed them to a cross and covered them with his own blood. They are gone. In their place you now ...

Time for feds to let Michigan manage its own wolf population

Columns

The evidence is clear – the gray wolf no longer meets the definition of a threatened or endangered species in Michigan. When wolves were first placed on the federal endangered species list in the 1970s, the recovery plan put in place by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said delisting ...

Is it really that complex?

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Why are the prices of prescription drugs skyrocketing? “Well, it’s very, very complex,” we are told by the corporate overlords and their underlings. Graham Jaehnig’s article, “Many Are To Blame for High Medication Prices,” in the November 6th edition of the DMG, ...

You got mail

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Hello, I have a hint for those of you with a rural mailbox. It’s always a question of whether or not you got mail today and you have to go to the box to check only to find out there’s nothing. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way to know? Here’s what I have ...

Miller’s Lanes Veteran’s Bowling tournament

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Miller’s Lanes in Laurium held the annual Veteran’s Bowling Tournament on Saturday November 9. Congratulations to Amanda Kerttu on winning the tournament. Miller’s Lanes would like to thank all the veteran’s who bowled as well as all veterans for their service. Thank ...

Kermit’s Halloween Party

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: On October 18, the Kermit’s Keweenaw Kids Youth Program held their Annual Halloween Party. The kids enjoyed pizza, assorted treats, games, a costume contest, candy scramble, a raffle, music by D.J. Jaime Gariepy, as well as a dance performance by the Kermit’s Keweenaw Kids ...

Why Camp Kitwen will not work as a new, improved jail

Editorial

With the failure of Houghton County’s attempt for funds to build an expensive addition to the current court house to improve the jail conditions, the county has needed to do a large amount of soul searching before putting a new recommendation back in front of voters. One of the first steps ...

Thanksgiving 2019

Columns

Well, we made it safely through our Halloween celebration with only a few complaints about ethnic and gender related issues. Now it’s Thanksgiving, the next traditional holiday, and so far, except for a small outcry from the Taras Bulba clan, who find the color orange offensive and would ...

Medicare planning

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: This letter is to help all of the people who are unsure how to navigate when it is time to sign up for Medicare. Medicare pays 80% of all your medical costs, with a once yearly premium of $185.50. You are responsible for the other 20% of your coverage. Thus, the need for ...

Revisiting “An Attitude of Gratitude”

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: A person I met recently while traveling reminded of the phrase “an attitude of gratitude” which I have loved for many years. Although his life experience is completely different than mine, we both agreed that gratitude is very powerful and has a positive effect in our ...

Veteran’s Day reminds us the opioid epidemic impacts veterans, too

Columns

In America, we often put veterans on a pedestal. We do it for many good reasons – we are humbled by their dedication to the country, appreciative of their service, and grateful for the sacrifices they have made. Unfortunately, this respect donned upon us, as Veterans, doesn’t make us immune ...

Spaghetti dinner went well

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Quincy, Franklin, Hancock Township Fire department would like to thank all who patronized our Spaghetti Dinner held on October 12, as well as our sponsors: McGann Building Supply, Vollwerth & Co., Campioni Markets, Dave’s BP service, Eagle radio, J&J broadcasting, ...

Water festival a success

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I am writing to express my sincere appreciation to the organizations, agencies and people who contributed to making the 8th Annual Lake Superior Water Festival on October 24th at Michigan Tech’s Great Lakes Research Center a success. Three hundred and fifty students in grades ...

Printing fundraiser thanks

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: On behalf of Copper Island Printing and owner Marc Norton, a huge heartfelt thank you to everyone that supported the fundraising opportunities to help keep Copper Island Printing alive while recovering from a burglary that wiped out all the layout & printing programs ...

Local schools honor veterans

Columns

On Monday, Nov. 11, our country will be celebrating Veterans Day. This is a special day in our local schools. During my years as a teacher and administrator, I was witness to many heartwarming programs and activities organized by our teachers and students to honor our local veterans. I thought ...

The County Jail

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Vernon LeBlanc’s letter Wednesday past regarding the answer to building a new County Jail is so logical it hurts e.g. leave the current facilities in place and use the jail as a holding tank to house a prisoner until he is sentenced and then ship him to a rebuilt Camp Kitwin ...

Summary of Climate Change

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Oil and gas are made of carbon-based molecules. When they are burned (in our car engines or power plants) they turn into heat, water, and carbon dioxide. This is called a combustion reaction, and is often taught in chemistry class. This means that every gallon of oil and gas ...

Open letter to Keweenaw County

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: An open letter, For Keweenaw County Board of Commissioners: I have two questions for each Board member; 1. How will the proposed two new ordinances enhance property values and quality of life? 2. How will they better ensure our safety and well-being? Most Keweenaw ...