August 20, 2017
Archive for the ‘Letters & Comments’ Category

09-08-2016 Letters and Commentary

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Grant for Watervliet County Park Dear Editor, This is a letter sent to Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund. This fall the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund will make a decision on the $300,000 application for a grant to Berrien County for the new Watervliet County Park. The…

09-01-2016 Letter and Commentary

KARLS KOLUMN NEW 8-18-05

SAVE YOUR NEWSPAPER… A community newspaper closing should be sad news for us all.  Undoubtedly, the newspaper business is changing and many publications are cutting back coverage due to declining readership and interest.  The resulting loss of a local newspaper is irreplaceable to the entire community. The…

08-25-2016 Letters and Commentary

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Watervliet City Planning Commissioners needed Dear Editor, For those who wish a hand in volunteerism and may also have some passion in your heart, there is currently an opportunity to serve your community. The Watervliet City Planning Commission is preparing to fill two vacated seats…

Letters and Commentary

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Tips from Social Security when applying for disability  Becoming disabled and unable to work is a very stressful time in one’s life. There are so many questions and unknowns when you have to transition out of the workforce due to medical issues. While an employer…

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Trent McKinney Memorial/Watervliet Wrestling golf outing Dear Editor, The 5th annual Trent McKinney Memorial/Watervliet Wrestling golf outing was held Saturday, July 30. What started out as a rainy Saturday morning ended up being a beautiful day spent with family and friends supporting the wrestling program,…

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City Hall not the same without Becky Cagle Dear Editor, I was saddened to hear of the dismissal of Becky Cagle from (Watervliet) City Hall in July. She has been the friendly face of Watervliet to all of its citizens. She is someone we can trust…

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  PLEASE VOTE TUESDAY, AUGUST 2…. I overheard recently… “I never vote in the primary election, the real election is in November.”  Not so, besides voting to nominate candidates to run in the general election in November there are many other issues as well.  Many important local…

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KARLS KOLUMN NEW 8-18-05

GIVE A THUMBS UP… It appears there’s an unending string of heartbreaking violence against the men and women we ask to serve and protect us.  As funerals were being conducted for five police officers gunned down in Dallas and for two retired officers serving as…

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      MORE SADNESS AND CLOSER TO HOME…we were all shocked last week when 5 police officers were killed and another 7 injured in Dallas Texas.  The continued carnage against innocents continues in America and has ballooned to include law enforcement officers and other…

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July 7 TCR toon

Compass America not Christian? Not true.  Claiming that America is not a Christian nation is like claiming that a house that has a solid, poured concrete foundation on which many additions and renovations have already been solidly built, has no foundation at all.  We review the house plans; we…