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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Time to move on in Scottville.

May 21, 2015

A letter to the editor, by Bill Brooks, Scottville. With the Main Street fiasco over it is time to go in a new direction. The city council needs to address the nepotism and cronyism that has crept into city management. It will take a strong manager to address the problems of high taxes, indirect taxes and water and sewer bills…

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Reader: Pro-Proposal 1 ads are lying.

April 28, 2015

Letter to the editor by Colleen Tucker, Manistee. Don’t you hate it when people lie to you?  I sure do.  A recent pro-Proposal 1 TV ad ends with a school bus driver saying something like, “If it will keep our kids safe, I’ll pay the penny.”  Did you know that not one penny of the sales tax increase will go…

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Reader: Sales tax increase bad for Michigan.

April 20, 2015

A letter to the editor by Marian Fortier Johnson, Manistee. Michigan has been losing population.  According to the eighth edition of the “Rich States, Poor States” report released by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), states with low taxes have been gaining population. On the list of states forecast to gain economic competitiveness, Michigan is  rated neither one of the…

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Letter to the Editor: God bless Ludington Fire Dept.

March 6, 2015
Letter to the Editor: God bless Ludington Fire Dept.

Dear Editor, We are truly blessed to have such a outstanding Fire Department serving our community, and I’d like to thank everyone of them for their quick response to a potential electrical fire that occurred at Sandcastles Children’s Museum on Thursday, Feb 5 at noon. This winter at Sandcastles many people have been working really hard on new exhibits and…

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Reader raises questions about History Prize.

February 10, 2015

Letter to the Editor:  A February 10 Mason County Press article about the interactions between the History Prize Board of Directors and Mara McKay have left more questions than answers, and a lot of frustration and confusion in the community. The original announcement in the October 24 Mason County Press article stated that McKay conceived of the idea, worked with…

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