Letters to the Editor


Crisis? Let Us Look At The Numbers

Dear Editor: Would you put your tickets to the Final Four up against the odd chance that you might catch a case of the flu.  Well fortunately for you, you will not have to make that “difficult” decision (wouldn’t be a tough choice for me).  Your government and the media (at the risk of being redundant) have […]






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Whiskey vs Medical Marijuana/Cannabis

I’m very disappointed with the Lake City City Council Members who approved TWO Whiskey Tasting Openings for downtown LC, but DENIED the openings of Medical Marijuana, or Cannabis Dispensaries. September 2019, the AARP Bulletin’s Cover Story “Marijuana and Your Health” was based on Medical Marijuana detailing on seven pages in the Bulletin, many stories of how it has […]






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How Do You Define Pro-Choice?

The label of being “Pro-life” draws a line in the sand that is clear and there can be no misinterpretation of it’s meaning. So, how can “Pro-choice” be defined?  To some it means that there is no right or wrong, all choices are of equal value and everyone can and should just do what they […]






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Support Community Health Centers

Dear Editor: We know that small, locally owned businesses serve as economic engines on which communities can succeed and thrive. They account for 65 percent of all new jobs and nearly 50 percent of all employees nationwide. I hope you will join me in urging lawmakers to invest in one of our own economic engines […]






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New York Morality in Michigan?

Dear Editor: Many of us shrieked when New York passed legislation to legalize unlimited abortions for any reason all the way to the point of birth. This week, our Michigan Governor Whitmer announced that she wants Michigan to duplicate New York’s unlimited abortion-on-demand here in Michigan. It will be called l the Reproductive Health Act. […]






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Letters To the Editor

Dear Editor: In his column of 4 October 2019, entitled “Jesus is Real,” Dr. Fachting makes a valiant attempt to show that Jesus was not only a historical human being, most people – myself included – would agree, but additionally that the gospels are totally accurate and to be trusted in their portrayal of him.  […]






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Fallen Tree Humor

Dear Editor: Nice to see humor…the big tree that blew over next to the little chapel heading into McBain, there’s a sign placed there saying’ help me I’ve fallen and can’t get up! Check it out! Cute! Linda Goodrich Please follow and like us:






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That “Didn’t Do” Dad Of Mine

Dear Editor: It’s a “didn’t do” kinda Friday…I never realized how handsome my father was until I saw him in the mirror this week…I guess I never really looked that closely before…now admit it, we’ve all sworn that we’d never become our parents!!…in our early teens years, the flaws of our parents were magnified to […]






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Greenwood Cemetery Nightmare

I am writing in regard to the “Greenwood Cemetery” located one mile west of Marion. We have several relatives buried there and went Memorial Day Week-End to decorate the graves and were overwhelmed at how unkept it was!  I do not know what has happened in the last three years, but it has gone from […]






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Marion Township Cemetery In Sorry State

Dear Editor: The Marion Township cemetery was a hot mess when I was there a week ago helping the Marion VFW Post 6015 guys put out flags on fallen veteran & auxiliary plots. Every trash can was over flowing. The cans looked like they hadn’t been emptied in a few years. Head stones had been […]






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