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Letters To The Editor

Agrees with Journal position on Redmen/Redettes nickname

To the Journal editor: Thank you all for your thoughtful and on-point editorial in a recent Mining Journal titled “Marquette MSHS nickname change long overdue.” I agree with you, as does my husband and our son, a student at Marquette Area Public Schools. There is no need to perpetuate ...

Hematites congratulated

To the Journal editor: Congratulations to head coach George Niemi and assistant coaches Kyle Rundman, Tony Marietti, Mike Walker, Tyler Windahl, Jake Perry and Aaron Corkin and the Ishpeming Hematites varsity boys football team on a great season. Great job to Coach Niemi, first year as head ...

Line crews did great work

To the Journal editor: A couple of weeks ago during the Thanksgiving Holiday, the Upper Peninsula experienced not one but two early season winter snowstorms. The wet, heavy snow along with high winds resulted in power outages for many Marquette Board of Light and Power customers. The ...

Line crews did great work

To the Journal editor: A couple of weeks ago during the Thanksgiving Holiday, the Upper Peninsula experienced not one but two early season winter snowstorms. The wet, heavy snow along with high winds resulted in power outages for many Marquette Board of Light and Power customers. The ...

Child’s inquiry to New York newspaper sets world straight on Santa

Editor’s note: This is the reprint of the 1897 New York Sun editorial responding to a letter from 8-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon of New York City. O’Hanlon said friends had claimed there was no Santa Claus and so she asked, “Please tell me the truth; is there a Santa Claus?” This is the ...

What are we losing?

To the Journal editor: A discussion does not take place when a home is being engulfed in flames brought by winds following a drought, or a hurricane floods up to the roof and washes away nutrient-sustaining vegetation and contaminating water tables beyond, or when power lost in a winter storm ...