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Relay for Life – because we care

Would you believe it's time for another Relay for Life tomorrow evening?That's right. This has turned out to be one of the most positive events held each year here in Emmet County. And for a small county in population, Emmet packs a major punch in fundraising and turnout.We expect Friday ...

Armstrong Council should put community First

As someone who grew up in Armstrong and specifically decided to move back to Armstrong when I retired, I have been absolutely appalled by the divisive and mean spirited attitudes that have been the hallmark of Armstrong's city government for nearly the past six months. We have had council ...

Christmas project a success again

To the residentsof Emmet County:Emmet County did it again!!!Nearly 891 people will be enjoying Christmas again this year due to the generosity of individuals, merchants and organizations in the area who provided gifts or monetary contributions. What makes this outstanding is that nearly 400 of ...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks musicians for Monday concertDear Editor,I would like to thank the musicians who provided a special concert Monday evening. Both the concert band and jazz band includes local talent and several who travel over 100 + miles for weekly practice for the finale holiday presentation.It was sad ...

Thank a veteran this week

November is a month for gratefulness. Our friends on social media take time from their usual musings and posts to give thanks for all they have. Friday is the day we remember Armistice Day in 1919 the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. The Veterans of WWI-which they knew as the ...

Could be greater

To the Editor:In response to the editorial in Thursday's paper that took exception to one of my campaign signs which reads "MAKE EMMET COUNTY GREAT AGAIN", it surprises me that anyone could have a problem with that message.To put it simply, Emmet County's population has fallen by more than a ...

Campaign slogans

Letter to the Editor:In traveling around Emmet County, it seems like there is a lot of interest in the supervisors election by the amount of yard signs I see.One of those candidates has apparently spent a lot of time and effort putting out many hard signs with catchy little slogans. Although ...

Letters to the Editor

Support the Ladies Night Out FundraiserTo the Editor:Thank you again to the Ladies Night Out Fundraiser for the generous donation I received last year during my journey with breast cancer. The gift was put to great use and brought a smile to my face when I needed it most. I would like to remind ...

Thanks for buying poppies

To the Editor:Once more the residents of Emmet County and visitors have shown their support of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Buddy Poppy Campaign for 2016.Members of John W. Brawford Post 3388 and Auxiliary are pleased with the gifts we received Sept 15 and 16. The money goes in a special fund ...

L.O.S.T. is getting to be a lost cause

When taxpayers were asked a few years ago to support a local option tax for community betterment, I thought it was a good idea and voted for it. I have always supported anything that has helped my town and county grow. I have lived here for over 50 years and dearly love this place, I have ...