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 Opinion    November 27, 2013

Take steps to make holiday travel safer

The season of holiday travel is upon us and officials are offering wise words of caution as increased traffic on roadways often brings more accidents. Add a few drinks from the party and/or some bad weather and havoc can ensue, often ending in... Full story

 
 Opinion    October 19, 2013

Thanks to local emergency services

Every time we hear a siren or see flashing lights whiz by, there’s a good possibility someone is in peril. And while we sit back — mostly with relief when we see the fire engine didn’t turn toward our house or down our grandmother’s road —... Full story

 
 Opinion    October 11, 2013

Community newspapers continue strong

National Newspaper Week, Oct. 6-12, may not be marked in red on your calendar, and we’re pretty sure Hallmark has never written a card to celebrate the occasion, but we’d like to take the opportunity to share the importance of newspapers in... Full story

 
 Opinion    October 5, 2013

Local elections deserve attention

If the current upheaval in Washington over the shutdown of the federal government and looming debt ceiling deadline teaches us anything, perhaps it should be that we need to elect reasonable people. People who are willing to do the work of... Full story

 
 Opinion    September 7, 2013

Thanks for a great summer

School is back in session, footballs are flying through the air, a tinge of color is appearing amongst the leaves and temperatures are beginning to dip — all sure signs of fall. But before we get too far down the autumnal road, we say thank you to... Full story

 
 Opinion    June 3, 2013

Commencement marks end of one journey, beginning of another

Congratulations to all the graduates. Friday’s Watersmeet High School and Gogebic County Community School commencement exercises were the final graduation ceremonies on the Gogebic Range for the Class of 2013. It’s been a busy couple weeks for... Full story

 
 Opinion    June 1, 2013

Thanks to our local veterans

Thanks to all the local veterans and their various organizations that helped mark Memorial Day in so many ways on Monday. The services conducted in many area cemeteries and at local memorials were a honorable tribute to those soldiers who served to... Full story

 
 Opinion    April 16, 2013

Local authorities respond well to 'suspicious' backpack

The report of a suspicious backpack found at the door of Gogebic Taconite’s office in downtown Hurley Saturday morning caused quite a stir. The good news is the bomb squad called in from Marathon County, Wis., found nothing explosive in the...

 
 Opinion    April 11, 2013

Postal Service to continue Saturday mail delivery

News came Wednesday that the U.S. Postal Service has decided to continue Saturday mail delivery. This was good news indeed. The Postal Service had floated a plan in February to suspend most deliveries on Saturdays beginning in August in order to...

 
 Opinion    April 3, 2013

Proposed veterans cemetery a worthy perpetual honor

Last week’s return of the 1432nd Engineer Company of the Michigan National Guard was a reminder of how important the service of our soldiers is to our country. Their service is truly honorable. Their return was also a reminder of how crucial it is...

 
 Opinion    March 26, 2013

Welcome home local National Guard troops

It’s time to put out the flag and welome mat for a group of local soldiers returning from the war in Afghanistan. The men and women of the 1432 Engineer Company of the Michigan National Guard, based in Kingsford and Iron River, will return... Full story