Two Dems eyeing 82nd District seat

Kurt Hausauer, Jerry Tkach face off in Aug. 4 primary   LAPEER COUNTY — It’s been a long time since a Democrat has occupied the 82nd District House seat. It was nearly a quarter-century ago that Democrat Karen Willard of St. Clair County was elected to three...

Youth-only exhibits at fairgrounds extended

IMLAY CITY — In lieu of hosting a traditional fair, the Eastern Michigan State Fair Board has opted to host daily showcases for youth-only exhibitors over the next two weeks at the fairgrounds, starting Saturday, July 25 through Aug. 2. Fair Manager Ian Kempf said the...

City offers manager job to Horton, again

IMLAY CITY — The search for a new city manager has ended as it began—with Imlay City Commissioners offering a contract to longtime Lapeer County Chief Financial Officer Craig Horton. At a July 14 special meeting, commissioners voted (5-2) to allow the city’s personnel...

Two in race for Dryden treasurer job

DRYDEN TWP. — Township voters will be tasked with selecting a new township treasurer in August. Heather Seidell and Sue Lowney, both Republicans, are seeking to succeed Carol Stone who’s opted to not seek re-election. Whoever secures the most votes in August will...

Operating millage on August 4 ballot

Capac Schools looks to renew non-homestead levy   CAPAC — Next month, voters in the Capac school district will be asked to renew a 10-year operating millage. If approved, the district will be able to levy 18 mills on all non-homestead property in the school...

County seeks road millage renewal

Four-year proposal before St. Clair County voters in Aug.   ST. CLAIR COUNTY — The county’s Road Improvement millage renewal request will appear on the August 4 ballot. The proposal is a continuation of the .25 mills already on the books. If approved, the road...