Values still matter

Am I a conservative? I grew up in Lapeer County. One year my father was hit by a semi leaving the old Midway Market. It was so bad we didn’t know if he would survive or even walk again. The UAW at the time didn’t have a contract to pay for long range care. We needed a...

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Spray is concerning

The Board of Directors of the Friends of the Polly Ann Trail of Lapeer County do not support the aerial spraying for mosquitoes in Michigan for Eastern Equine Encephalitis. The Material Safety Data Sheet for the product that was sprayed in Lapeer County in 2019, Merus...

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Mental health rally

Behavioral health services may be more important than ever during this time of a pandemic and national social upheaval. Michigan residents are at a greater risk of anxiety, depression and mental health challenges as a result of those events and the normal stress of...

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Return on investment

Betsy Prince. The name is fitting, because she had all the privileges of the very rich. She then married Dick DeVos of Amway, thus multiplying her wealth. Dick and Betsy, not content to just be fabulously rich, wanted to spread their views of life by being politically...

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Making up truth for agenda

Probably bias of some sort has existed since the beginning of time, and will be exceedingly difficult to end. As long as human nature desires to lord over another person, society will seek to have a social status system. Somehow this has manifested into serious social...

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Local historian needs info

As I approach the completion of the book for Homecoming, “Remembrances of Almont 2020,” I need help finding some information and photographs. First, I cannot find the name of the Homecoming Queen for the 1965 parade. Not the high school homecoming queen but the Queen...

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Food, gift assistance offered for Christmas season

The holidays are approaching and we want to be sure you are aware of a program offered by Linked Hearts Emergency Food Pantry in association with Holiday Depot of Lapeer County. The purpose of this program is to offer you and your family Christmas gifts and/or food...

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School supplies for Weston Elem.

Weston Elementary students and staff would like to thank the Lapeer County Community Foundation Youth Advisory Council (YAC) as well as Mrs. Sharon Muir of Imlay City for their generous donations of school supplies and backpacks to our students. We appreciate members...

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Judge considered worthy of post

The greatest protection of democracy and mankind is law. To be effective, it must be administered by judges that understand the consequences of law. I have traveled the valley of life for nearly seven decades and have had many contacts with laws from both sides...

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Event to re-elect judge coming Sept. 13

The Committee to Re-Elect Judge Byron Konschuh is hosting a fundraiser at Lum’s Castle Creek Golf Club in Attica on Sunday, September 13, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event will include entertainment, light “cook out” fare and an opportunity to discuss issues with...

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