Thankful for 911 votes

I would like to take this opportunity to recognize and thank those people who supported our campaign for the much needed 911 surcharge. I wish to thank the Lapeer County Board of Commissioners for their support and trust in me to lead the 911 Dispatch Center and for...

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In-person learning benefits, risks

There is no question that the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 is increasing. The more people who get infected the greater the risk is for personal, societal, and economic impacts. This is not the time to debate the reality of the data, nor the profound impact it could have...

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It is up to us to come together

We, the people of the United States, have elected a new president. While an accomplishment in its own right, this election does not resemble a sweeping mandate. Instead, the narrow margin of victory shows a nation struggling with internal conflict. This election cycle...

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Memories of harvest and canning

I wanted to share more memories that were such a blessing to me and I hope they will bless you also. As you know, it’s harvest season and some crops are already in. Back in 1977 I had the awesome opportunity to ride on the back of a tractor-driven wagon used to...

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Progressive Dems also fuel hate

I’d like to respond to the October 28 letter to the editor, “Damage to country is clear to see.” Perhaps the writer chooses to ignore the news. His assertion that Trump is divisive overlooks the extremes Democrats have resorted to. Consider the Brett Kavanaugh witch...

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Nightgowns, pjs were works of love

I wanted to share another sweet story from way back when. My grandma made each and every member of the family nightgowns or pajamas. The nightgowns were made from flannel and went from under the chin right down to the floor. I remember wrapping myself in mine. I loved...

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Damage to country is clear to see

Lapeer County voters must realize in this election cycle that no amount of Trump flags, banners, hats and t-shirts can deny the facts about the Trump presidency. It’s clear to see the damage he has done to this country. In 2016, Lapeer County voters helped elect a...

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Unanimous voting is for a reason

You may have heard or read concerns expressed about “unanimous voting” by the sitting board members of the Imlay City Board of Education by three candidates running for the ICS Board in the November 3 general election. There is a distinct and important difference...

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Fuller best for managing flooding

I whole-heartedly support Fred Fuller for Drain Commissioner for St. Clair County. In Fred’s 12 years as Drain Commissioner, from 1997 through 2008, he acted to keep the drains working that our farmers depend on. He found ways to lessen erosion and keep our drains...

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Howell brings decency, integrity

It is with full confidence that I wholeheartedly support State Representative Gary Howell to be reelected on November 3rd. As a former state representative and senator, I was immediately impressed with the manner in which Representative Howell carried himself and went...

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