In The News
April 20, 2018 - Boyne City July 4 volunteers needed; info meeting Monday April 23
April 20, 2018 - PUBLIC NOTICE: Charlevoix Probate notice to creditors of Scott R. Spalding
April 20, 2018 - PUBLIC NOTICE: Charlevoix County Board April 11 synopsis
April 20, 2018 - PUBLIC NOTICE: Boyne zoning ordinance 2nd reading
April 20, 2018 - PUBLIC NOTICE: Boyne play structure sealing bids taken until May 1
April 20, 2018 - Michigan contractors urge lawmakers to protect prevailing wage
April 20, 2018 - Boyne City, Ellsworth students among CTAC art show winners
April 19, 2018 - Free curling classes for all ages in Petoskey
April 18, 2018 - Heading north this weekend? Mackinaw Bridge to close briefly Saturday morning
April 18, 2018 - Boyne City schools needs volunteers for home track events
April 18, 2018 - Charlevoix County College Sports Digest
April 18, 2018 - PUBLIC NOTICE: Boyne City budget 2018-2019
April 18, 2018 - Boyne City Police incident reports April 2-8
April 18, 2018 - Remembering Boyne’s Jill Crissman
April 18, 2018 - Village of Boyne Falls meeting reveals extra clerk pay, open meeting violation, and more
April 18, 2018 - Charlevoix County courts and clerk filings
April 17, 2018 - Boyne City auction – Saturday April 21 – benefits Charlevoix Humane Society
April 17, 2018 - Great food and drink planned for Charlevoix Spring Restaurant week, April 22-28
April 17, 2018 - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder shares school safety initiatives
April 17, 2018 - Michigan Adopt-A-Highway dates change due to weather

Letter to the editor: Where is MI District 1 Congressman Bergman?

Unhappy with Rep. Bergman
An extremely large number of 1st District constituents fanned out in a concerted search effort this past week to find our elusive Congressman Jack Bergman.

Despite their intense work and hardships the “General” was nowhere to be seen.

Upon follow-up questioning, previously reported sightings from Escanaba to Gaylord have proven to be somewhat false as eyewitness’s now describe seeing only an empty suit resembling Bergman in the area at those specific times.

With a myriad of difficulties facing Northern Michigan, be it the looming ecological disaster known as Pipeline 5, tens of thousands losing health care, many others losing food assistance along with their basic Human Rights plus cuts to Public education, this “fearless General” has been doing his “fighting” in Washington against what he considers the Trump administration’s “domestic enemies.”

He repeatedly votes to block any investigations into Trump’s tax returns or the alleged Russian Federation hacking of OUR election processes, while simultaneously dispossessing as many people as he possibly can from the American Dream.

When it comes to Trump or Truth, Bergman never supports the Truth.

It’s becoming more apparent by the day that our New Orleans, Louisiana loving Congressman does not share the same vision of a Pure Michigan that so many of his constituents do.

Continuing the search for the MIA “General” should remain a top priority and one must never give up the slimmest hope of finding him.

As long as it may take, there are many dedicated retirees, grandparents, younger and older people from all walks of life and yes, some who are medically challenged actively doing their part but at the end of the day, most missions like this primarily become that of a rescue instead.

It’s past time to consider what heritage we will leave to our grandchildren and those generations that will follow.
John Hunter
Traverse City

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