Suma holds on to drain job while Miller, Jostock defeat incumbents

Tkach secures spot on November ballot for Democrats LAPEER COUNTY — Some voters were in the mood for change when they headed to the polls on August 4. John Miller defeated sitting Prosecutor Mike Sharkey by more than 2,000 votes and Terry Jostock bested sitting road...

Ballots set for Nov. school board elections

TRI-CITY AREA — We now know who will be in the running for local school board seats in November. July 21 was the deadline to file with county clerk’s offices and candidates had until July 24 to withdraw their names from the ballot. In Almont, Paul Bowman and John...

Suma challenged by Kempf for drain post

LAPEER COUNTY — Incumbent Lapeer County Drain Commissioner Joe Suma is being challenged in the Aug. 4 Republican primary election by veteran Lapeer County Board of Commissioners member Ian Kempf. Joe Suma Suma, a former road commissioner who has been Lapeer County’s...

Schultz, Tullio hope to become next clerk

ATTICA TWP. — There’s a two-way race to become the township’s next clerk. Republicans Valerie Schultz and Mary Tullio are both vying for the job and a four-year term on the Attica Township board. Whoever is successful will succeed fellow Republican Nancy Herpolsheimer...

Bargen, Zender vie for county seat

LAPEER COUNTY — Come 2021, someone new will represent the Almont and Imlay City areas on the Lapeer County Board of Commissioners. That someone will be chosen by voters on August 4 in the primary election since candidates from only one party filed for the District...

McLellan, Tullio challenge Ochadleus in Attica Twp.

ATTICA TWP. — There’s a three-way race for the top spot on the township board. Incumbent Al Ochadleus hopes to earn another four-year term. His challengers are Austin McLellan and Tom Tullio. All three are Republicans and whoever gets the most votes in the August 4...