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Opinion

Power to the people 2.0 can be seen playing out in 2021

Columns

During the rebellious 1960s, the slogan “power to the people” became a mantra for the young to protest what they saw as oppression from their elders. Now comes a moment when significant numbers of Americans can exercise real power in ways that will improve the country. Most people will ...

Dems thirst for revenge

Letters To The Editor

To the Journal editor: This is in reply to Jeffrey Prusi’s letter of Jan. 22 in which Mr. Prusi believes that any elected representative or senator that had the audacity to challenge election results should be kicked out of office. Apparently, Mr. Prusi doesn’t understand how democracy ...

Health department efforts cited

Letters To The Editor

To the Journal editor: Congratulations to the Marquette County Health Department for successfully performing a once in a lifetime occurrence: vaccinating for the COVID-19 virus. With many other individuals, I was vaccinated on Jan. 28 and everything seemed to run ...

Taking Note: Hidden stories

Columns

For me, there’s no shortage of things to love about secondhand items. There’s the mysteries, the stories, the joyful coincidence of the perfect object somehow finding its way to you, the chance to give something another use, a new life. And whether an item comes from a thrift store, a yard ...

CTE month a great time to explore career in the trades

Editorial

We wholeheartedly agree with a press release from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s office: Students should be encouraged to explore education and career pathways during Career and Technical Education Month. This week, Gov. Whitmer joined the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity and ...

Lions appreciative

Letters To The Editor

To the Journal editor: The Marquette Lions Club would like to thank the community for their support this past year. Our returnable can drives have allowed us to support the Childhood Cancer Initiative throughout the Upper Peninsula and many local agencies. We look forward to continuing this ...