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Readers Viewpoint 4-22-2015

Vote on renewing mill for CF Library upcoming
CRYSTAL FALLS— On Tuesday, May 5, the voters in the city of Crystal Falls, the township of Crystal Falls and the township of Mansfield will have an opportunity to renew the 1 mill for five years for the Crystal Falls Community Library....
Butch Harder
Mansfield Township


Support millage for CF Library
To the editor:
    I have been a resident in Crystal Falls for 60 years. I have come to love the inventiveness and tenacity of its citizens in keeping a community alive in difficult economic times. The places on Main Street and our school system have managed to keep the community’s heartbeat alive are few but strong. One among the few viable establishments is the Crystal Falls Community Library....
-s- Nancy Hronkin-Force
Crystal Falls


Former West Iron student advocates
Editor’s note: The following is a submission from West Iron County High School graduate Adam Newby (’14), who is a freshman at Central Michigan University. Newby wrote this advocacy letter for a Social Work Policy and Analysis course. The assignment was to practice being an advocate for a topic to teach aspiring social workers to advocate for client’s rights.

    To the editor,
    According to the Polaris Project, the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline received 24,062 signals and 5,042 cases in 2014. Additionally, between 2007 and 2014, there were 90,480 signals, 19,724 cases of human trafficking, and 17,345 victims and survivors identified....
Adam Newby,
Mount Pleasant, Mich.

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