Questions regarding aid to Ukraine

In response to Carolyn Medland’s “Aid is being withheld from Ukraine” letter in the Nov. 27 edition of the Tri-City Times, please recheck the facts. You say Ukraine needs the weapons and monetary aid. Then why didn’t President Obama send weapons and try to help them...

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Census count helps your community

Census 2020 is just around the corner, and the Human Development Commission, your local community action agency, wants people to know how important the Census is to each and every one of us. The Census helps ensure our communities receive much needed state and federal...

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Your jackpot at expense of another

This letter is meant for the person or persons who decided to keep my son’s wallet which he lost in the parking lot at the Lapeer Walmart store on Saturday, Nov. 23. I want you to know that the money in the wallet was to be spent on groceries for his family’s...

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Ukraine not in NATO

The letter from Carolyn Medland in the November 27 issue of the Tri-City Times, “Aid is being withheld from Ukraine,” has a few facts that are correct and some ideas I sympathize with, but she is incorrect on one important fact. Ukraine is not a member of NATO...

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Outstanding season

We wish to commend and congratulate the Almont Varsity football team, cheerleaders, and marching band - students, coaches, teachers, support staff, and volunteers - for an outstanding season. You provided us with numerous marvelous memories, which will not be...

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Grant awarded to Center for the Arts

The Center for the Arts of Greater Lapeer, Inc. is thrilled to be awarded a $15,000 grant from the Michigan Council of Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) for 2020. The Operational Support grant will assist the Center for the Arts with artists, educator’s fees and...

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Honored to know Hank Gutenkunst

On Sunday, November 24, 2019, Almont lost Henry “Hank” C. Gutenkunst - a man of extraordinary talent and commitment to the community of Almont. I first met Hank in the early 1980s at an Almont Athletic Boosters meeting. He was one of the driving forces behind the...

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Petition circulators seek signatures

We all know a heartbeat is an indicator of life. If you believe that, you have an opportunity to protect lives now through December. There is a petition drive in Michigan to obtain 340,000 signatures to protect the lives and futures of the unborn. “A heartbeat...

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$345 raised for cancer organizations

The Imlay City Middle School girls’ basketball program would like to thank the community for supporting their fundraising efforts at the 7th annual Hoopin’ for a Cure basketball game that was held on Wednesday, November 20th. A total of $345 was donated throughout the...

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Aid is being withheld from Ukraine

What is the big deal about Ukraine? As World War II ended, three world leaders met to create a plan to prevent another country like Germany-led Hitler from trying to dominate the world and plunge us into another war. Two world leaders, from the U.S. and Great Britain,...

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