Letters

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Unhappy with media’s coverage of college president

August 26, 2014

Dear Editor, I would like to comment on the un-caring way the news media has attacked one of our multi-talented local business persons. We all have made bad decisions, and granted Dr. Dillons dangerously wrong actions may have cost a life. However, to be honest I am sure we all have made some inaccurate choices that are just as dangerous.…

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For Robin…

August 13, 2014

A blog, rant and tribute by Carrie Klemm. Special to MCP. Alright, I’m about to rant, so get ready. In the wake of a celebrity’s passing, millions, no billons of people share quotes, pictures, and old funny stories. For a few days, the media and every social network within the US (and outside of the US for certain celebs) scream…

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Questions about Prop 1

August 1, 2014

Letter to the Editor: On August 5, 2014, voters are being asked to approve a ballot proposal that will supposedly eliminate the collection of personal property taxes for most businesses operating in Michigan. ¬†However, after examining the proposal, the words: personal property tax, do not even appear. Quoting the proposal: A yes vote will reduce the state use tax and…

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Scottville’s Main Street program: A failure or success?

June 11, 2014
Scottville’s Main Street program: A failure or success?

Letter to the editor. By Bill Brooks, Scottville. As the Main Street group attempts to convince the public that it is a success, the question is why is it necessary to do so. I see it as neither a success nor a failure. I see it as a way for the government to provide jobs for architects, engineers, and aspiring…

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Hamlin transportation committee rides on

June 1, 2014

Letter to the editor. Dear Editor, The rumors of our demise are greatly exaggerated, to paraphrase Mark Twain. Hammie has visited the auto body shop and has been repaired, good as new, from his recent collision with the wall of opposition. Fortunately, Hammie has many friends who offered transportation while he was incapacitated. Too bad he couldn’t ride the bus.…

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