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From our readers

Letter to Editor:

To: The Coleman Community

I am the aunt of Christopher Mylener. My nephew died in an accident three weeks ago. On Thursday of that week your baseball team played in the state baseball championship game. After winning, when they could have been celebrating with family and friends, five of your players came to give their condolences to our family. I can’t express to you the respect and admiration we have for those five young men. On the day of their biggest accomplishment as an athlete, their thoughts were with Chris, an athlete they never played with, but always against. That tells you about their character.

They stood in line for over an hour to pay their respects to our family. They stood in front of the casket in solidarity. It was an awesome sight to see these young men showing such kindness and compassion. As they turned to leave, they shook hands with many other Peshtigo athletes.

Their parents should be so proud. It has been said, It takes a village to raise a child. Therefore, the administrators, teachers, coaches and the people from the community who have helped developed these fine young men, should also take pride in them.

Our family will never forget their kindness.

Sincerely,

Pat Mylener



Editor:

Marinette and Menominee School Boards have inherited a situation that obviously requires new and creative action if their respective schools are to be viable. This situation cannot be resolved by using only those methods that were used in the past.

All our states have varying degrees of interstate agreements, which have evolved over time for a range of reasons. Local planning and proposals have often resulted in states changing any existing and traditional road blocks into working opportunities. One of the earliest school related working interstate agreements was reached over 10 years ago by the states of Vermont, New York and New Hampshire. I am unaware of any Michigan or Wisconsin Department of Education laws that currently prohibit some form of interstate relationship by school boards. Neither state, however, can be expected to take the initiative in this regard.

The Menominee River has essentially already been bridged by a number of organizations and departments via joint planning and actions. They have apparently determined that 100% duplication of services is seldom cost effective. Computers can now track income and expenditures so that taxpayers do not have to deal with unfair fiscal related relationships in joint type arrangements. Major obstacles for change are now mostly emotional and political rather than administrative; essentially, where there is a will there is a way. Encourage our local school boards to explore and/or to re-explore working together to determine the cost/benefit of forming some type of relationship between these two school districts.

Ted Ver Haagh,

Marinette



Old Glory

It’s a thrill to watch Old Glory pass by

With hand on heart, and heads held high.

Our flag of red, and white and blue,

Represents our Nation tried and true.

A country of men and women who dared

To fight and die because they cared.

To keep this land of America free

And help preserve our liberty.

But

Then I bow my head and ask,

How long, Dear Lord, will our freedom last?

When our right to pray in public schools

Is already against American rules.

When our freedom of speech, and freedom of press,

Are helping the wrongdoer gain success.

When our Nation founded under God,

By evil is so rapidly being trod.

So

Dear Father, help our Nation return to Thee,

And remain the Home of the Brave and Free.

With the right to live, and the right to pray,

And worship You in our own way.

Where love...and joy...and peace abound

And truth...and justice...can be found.

Then we’ll remain proud, with heads held high,

As we three to watch Old Glory fly.

By Joyce Bedora

of Krakow




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