All must do their part to beat virus

With the alarming surge in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks, we are left with only a few options in how we can respond: (a) ignore it and take your chances (not advisable), (b) panic and make up our own rules, or (c) follow evidence-based guidance. I hope you are all in...

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LCT gets grant to do Shakespeare

Lapeer Community Theatre (LCT) has been awarded a grant of $3,060 from the State of Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA). This grant will support LCT’s July, 2021 production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the first production of LCT in...

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Change focus to all constituents

Sen. Kevin Daley’s bills, introduced as part of an election reform package, is nothing more than an attempt to undermine confidence in our election process, suppress Democrats’ voting rights and to denounce the For the People Act, House Resolution 1. The resolution...

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4-H announces 2021award recipients

Recently Lapeer County 4-H announced their 2021 County Award Recipients. We want to celebrate these youth and the businesses who support the 4-H program all year. Lapeer County 4-H 2021 County Awards were presented to Rowan Conley and Myla Hochstein. Rowan Conley of...

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New policies caused these problems

In a March 24 letter to the editor, a writer blamed Republicans’ lack of a civics education, because we feel Biden is irresponsible. The U.S. has been oil independent, so when Biden shut down the Keystone XL pipeline and put a moratorium on oil and gas leasing he...

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Check your flood insurance options

We recently marked Severe Weather Awareness Week and coupled with the inch-plus of rain that fell last week, I thought it an opportune time to remind everyone of a very valuable resource, www.floodsmart.gov. It’s a great tool for researching flood insurance coverage...

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Immigration fine, needs to be legal

It is clear that the situation at our southern border is a debacle. The flow of illegals across the border has increased by leaps and bounds, It is expected to become significantly worse. The one thing that this massive flood of illegals seeking to get into the United...

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We should always demand truth

Soon after reading Kevin Daley’s guest column in the March 24 edition of the Tri-City Times, “Resolution would erode confidence,” I noticed the noxious taste of bile in the back of my throat which basically summarizes my feelings on what he wrote. Sen. Daley’s...

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City leaders want input from public

Presently the city continues to work diligently on hiring a new police chief. While working through this process, a discussion was held at committee level about having our police department managed by the sheriff. This was only discussed as one option. This idea has...

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Submit Hometown Health Heroes

The Michigan Public Health Week Partnership is seeking nominations of individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to preserve and improve their community’s health for its annual Hometown Health Hero awards. Hometown Health Hero awards are...

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