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HR 1599 challenged

July 19, 2015 To the Journal editor:  In the next week, the U.S. House of Representative will consider House Resolution 1599, the so-called named “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Ac. more »»

Activism alive and well

July 19, 2015 To the Journal editor: Activism is alive and well in Marquette County! The group Save Mqt Save MI is a coalition of citizens created to share information about the rulings of the MI Tax Tribunal tha... more »»

Event was a success

July 18, 2015 To the Journal editor: The 2015 Ishpeming High School All Night Graduation Party Committee would like to thank the businesses in Marquette County and throughout Michigan, who gave so generously to... more »»

Tear it down

July 17, 2015 To the Journal editor: Why can’t the old Cully’s Gas Station on Presque Isle Avenue (in Marquette) at least be razed? I understand the ground is contaminated but the building has been vacant so long... more »»

Pellow gets congrats

July 16, 2015 To the Journal editor: Many kudos to former county commissioner Deb Pellow who did an excellent job of researching the story behind the refusal of the EPA to approve completion of proposed Marquette... more »»

Who pays for what?

July 15, 2015 To the Journal editor: I find the announcement by James Iwanicki of the Marquette County Road Commission that they will sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency very scandalous. M. more »»

More limits needed

July 14, 2015 To the Journal editor: Cars are so dangerous they can kill. That’s why we require a license. Not to own one, but to use one. more »»

Ruling not about legalizing marriage

July 10, 2015 To the Journal editor: The Supreme Court has ruled gay marriage is now legal in all 50 states. The plaintiffs in Obergefell v. more »»

Money needed for Alzheimer’s fight

July 9, 2015 To the Journal editor: More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, including 180,000 in Michigan. It is the sixth-leading cause of death in the U.. more »»

The big bang theory

July 4, 2015 To the Journal editor: The big bang theory is not how the universe was created from nothing. more »»

Pensions and nice gestures

July 3, 2015 To the Journal editor: I read with interest the article in yesterday’s Mining Journal (June 30, 2015) describing a bill before the Michigan Legislature to raise pensions of some 96 former Michigan... more »»

Honoring a Blue Notes pioneer

July 2, 2015 To the Journal editor: On Friday, at 7:30 p.m., the Blue Notes Drum & Bugle Corps will present their annual “Old Ish” concert in downtown Ishpeming. more »»

Cites Dianda plan

July 1, 2015 To the Journal editor: We, in the Upper Peninsula, take some pride in our regional strength. We are, after all, apart. more »»

Volunteers cited

June 30, 2015 To the Journal editor: I would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank the Marquette County Community Foundation, the affiliated funds and their supporters for their generosity in helping so... more »»

Time to move on

June 30, 2015 To the Journal editor: Hurray for U.S. Supreme Court justices Roberts and Kennedy who in two landmark decisions (last) week showed that conservatives can have both minds and hearts. more »»

Opinion challenged

June 29, 2015 To the Journal editor: In response to Gordon Peterson’s letter of last Tuesday, there are only two rights we have and both are absolute and of highest priority because they come from God: 1) the... more »»

Wants sign back

June 29, 2015 To the Journal editor: Two years ago, someone stole our handmade 5-foot universal ice cream cone. Made of plywood, we cut it and painted it and it looked good. more »»

Letters to the Editor

June 28, 2015 Many have contributed To the Journal editor: While strolling the perimeter of the Superior Dome, one comes upon a display of three of the Upper Peninsula’s past luminaries. more »»

Kindness noted

June 27, 2015 To the Journal editor: Last Sunday, Father’s Day, I was eating a meal at Applebees and was almost through my meal when the waiter came and sat down at my table and told me the two ladies sitting in... more »»

Balloons a worry

June 26, 2015 To the Journal editor: I don’t know if this is news worthy? I live on Lake Superior and four times in the last four weeks when I go down to the beach I find a deflated balloo. more »»



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