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Editorial

Drug Take Back Day plays critical role in guarding communities

While medicine cabinets might not always be at the top of a spring cleaning to-do list, it’s critical to properly dispose of unwanted or unused medications whenever possible, as this can help protect friends, family members and the environment from the harmful impacts of misuse or improper ...

Superior Health Foundation continues to support local entities

Congratulations to the organizations that were awarded grants at The Superior Health Foundation’s celebration and thanks to the SHF for continuing to do great good in our area. At the celebration, some 18 grant awards totaling over $272,000 were distributed to health-focused organizations ...

Floyd verdict was appropriate, not unexpected

A prosecutor told the jurors to “believe your eyes” as a video of George Floyd’s death last May beneath the knee of Derek Chauvin was replayed in closing arguments on Monday in the former police officer’s murder trial. It appears the jury chose to follow that advice. Former ...

Playdate excellence: Let construction on Kids Cove 2 start

Playgrounds have come a long way from the playgrounds of yore, with metal swingsets and slides installed on hard asphalt. Now you see elaborate structures made from wood and other materials, built instead on safer wood chips and other soft items. Kids Cove, located at Ellwood A. Mattson ...

Newly formed CAP unit at Sawyer a smart move

The formation of a new Civil Air Patrol squadron locally is the right move at the right time, given the increasingly large number of tourists populating area woodlands and waterways. An orientation for the newly formed Marquette County Civil Air Patrol Squadron was recently held for youth ...

Lakefront property is expensive but city should buy

Mark Twain is credited with noting, approximately, “Buy land, they’re not making it anymore.” Although it’s not entirely clear in what context the esteemed author and humorist made the statement, it’s hard to argue with its accuracy. The same must be said for waterfront property. ...