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Opinion

Holocaust survivor’s message remains relevant today

Editorial

The headline of a story on the front page of Tuesday’s Mining Journal read “Never again.” Mining Journal Staff Writer Trinity Carey’s article covered a speech by Holocaust survivor Martin Lowenberg, who on Monday spoke at Northern Michigan University about his horrific World War II ...

Kids were cool

Letters To The Editor

To the Journal editor: Once again, several students from Negaunee High School displayed their commitment to helping our neighbors. On one of the coldest Halloween evenings I can remember, several students voluntarily came out to collect food for the (TV6) Can-a-thon. They braved the the ...

Diabetes testing appropriate

Letters To The Editor

To the Journal editor: November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and we have teamed up with the Lions Clubs of the U.P. to find the 90,000 Yoopers who are living with prediabetes and don’t even know it. An estimated 1 out of 3 adults and 50% of seniors have prediabetes and 90% are ...

Thank a nurse practitioner

Letters To The Editor

To the Journal editor: The week of Nov. 10-16, 2019, is National Nurse Practitioner Week. This week provides an opportunity for us to celebrate the important work of these unique health care professionals who for over a half-century have provided comprehensive, cost-effective, ...

Dems continue to play with fire

Columns

If you are paying attention to the Washington circus that is the impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s handling of the much maligned Ukraine call, this is what real collusion looks like: a media largely committed to advancing the goal of Democrats to severely damage or remove him from ...

Shoveling snow may cause serious health problems

Editorial

With a reasonable amount of snow finally on the ground, driveway and walkway clearing has begun in earnest in Superiorland. And a great deal of it is accomplished by out-of-shape homeowners looking to save a little money by doing it themselves. That’s where the trouble can start. According ...

Recalling what’s important

Letters To The Editor

To the Journal editor: We celebrate two of the what I call major days to remember. One is Veterans Day, Nov. 11, then Thanksgiving on Nov. 28. Most should know that they have added so many more so-called holidays for everything. But for me, I honor the ones that have been in place for many ...

Pompeo was not Marine officer

Editorial

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has impressive credentials: He graduated third in his class from Los Amigos High School in California’s Orange County before winning an appointment from his congressman — “B-1 Bob” Dornan, a conservative remembered for his unstinting support for the ...

Haunting poem reminds of World War I carnage

Editorial

Today is Veterans Day, a day set aside to honor and remember everyone who has served in the armed forces. All of us should not forget the sacrifices people make to wear the uniform of the United States. What a great many people don’t know is that Veteran’s Day, as it is currently ...

MCMCF does outstanding work

Letters To The Editor

To the Journal editor: I want to express my appreciation for our Marquette County Medical Care Facility located in Ishpeming. MCMCF provides long-term medical attention or short-term rehabilitation for its residents. Both of my parents and in-laws were residents of the facility for varying ...

2 parties ‘ candidates very different

Columns

Have you noticed that the two parties’ fields of presidential candidates have, in the past two election cycles, grown enormously larger than (if not necessarily superior to) those in past years? Where parties used to have two to five serious candidates to choose from, Republicans had 17 in ...

Marquette was well served by Sal Sarvello

Editorial

Superiorland lost a true community icon a week ago when it became known that former Marquette Police Department chief Sal Sarvello had died at age 73. Sarvello, who spent the better part of four decades protecting and serving the residents of Marquette, enjoyed the reputation of being a ...

Coverage lauded

Letters To The Editor

To the Journal editor: We want to thank The Mining Journal and Staff Writer Lisa Bowers for their thorough and balanced coverage of the Michigamme Pocket Park controversy. We would also like to express our appreciation for The Mining Journal’s editorial supporting keeping the Pocket Park in ...

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo to state native Donald Trump: ‘Good riddance’

Columns

Jules Witcover WASHINGTON — President Trump’s decision to leave his native New York to reside in Florida has all the marks of fleeing not only the state’s taxes but also the pursuit of his income tax returns by prosecutors. Gov. Andrew Cuomo in effect handed Trump his hat on the way ...

Kurds abandoned

Letters To The Editor

To the Journal editor: As an infantry soldier during the 1950s, I made a promise to my fellow soldiers, and they to me, that we would never abandon a comrade on a field of battle. That promise was not unique to my time of service. It has been a universal commitment honored within our ...

Donald Trump searches for ‘boo-free’ zone

Columns

Connie Schultz Donald Trump is headed for Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa this Saturday for the big football game between the University of Alabama and Louisiana State University. Why, we might wonder, would a president who is facing impeachment want to spend valuable prep time in a ...

Debate possible?

Letters To The Editor

To the Journal editor: Mr. Anderson, thanks for informing pro-life candidates what they aught to look like. My experience in listening to them is that they are not compromisers and believe an unborn baby’s life is of infinite value — beyond a dollar and cents issue. I’m wondering why ...

Where will it end?

Letters To The Editor

To the Journal editor: Many of us have ordinary needs. We desire security, a feeling of usefulness, some certainly of competence. A problem to solve, a cause to champion, a place to fit in. Many of us also seek our own loving God for grace, redemption, and peace. Sadly, some lust for ...

Get out and cheer on Ishpeming Hematites

Editorial

Despite a weather forecast that calls for a chance of snow showers, possibly mixed with rain in the afternoon and a high around 35, we hope the stands are packed Saturday afternoon when the Ishpeming Hematites host the Lake Linden-Hubbell Lakes in a Michigan High School Athletic Association ...

Liked paper coverage

Letters To The Editor

To the Journal editor: The Mining Journal deserves praise for its article and its photography on the subtle trace and beauty of earth art. This ephemeral wisp and curl and colour of beauty commands a moment of our attention, if only a moment, but what is temporarily brushed over the ...