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Letters To The Editor

Changing times cited

To the Journal editor: Some time ago, I wrote about the change of seasons. So how about the change of times? I have written about the so-called good old days and I believe they were compared to the times we are living in now. First, Marquette was a nice, small town with people who, for the ...

A father reflects

To the Journal editor: Fathers Day. On this day, everyone pauses to reflect in some measure or other. I reflect on my own father, Earl William Tooman, born in 1910 in a primitive farm house on the Ohio prairie. A product of his time and culture, he did not always do fathering well. The ...

Congrats offered

To the Journal editor: Great job to cousin Abby Koski on a great season for the Ishpeming High School Hematites girls varsity basketball team. Big thank you to Abby who took a picture with her cousin Scott “Crazy Toots” Tuttila. Cousin Abby is the daughter of Byron and Wendy Koski, a ...

Let science rule

To the Journal editor: In his opinion piece, “Deer herd drop: Wolf management badly needed in the Upper Peninsula” published in The Mining Journal on June 5, Gary Gorniak makes allegations not supported by scientific data. Gorniak even made the wolf the scapegoat for hunting camps being ...

Launch pad bad policy

To the Journal editor: May 15 was the 20th launch of the Electron, the best-in-class rocket used in plans for Marquette’s launch pad on Lake Superior. This rocket failed two minutes after leaving ground, spewing it’s second stage, batteries, and two commercial satellites into the ...

‘Big Lie’ being kept alive

To the Journal editor: Free and fair elections are the hallmark of our form of democracy in the U.S. It is said that elections have consequences. They do. Since our nation’s inception, the loser of the presidential election has always conceded, graciously, for the most part. Until this last ...