Perhaps tough love is necessary

Chicken Little says, “The sky is falling! The sky is falling! Woe is us!” We’ve seen near panic buying and stores wiped out of toilet paper, hand wash, cleaning products and fresh meat. There are no Catholic masses and most other churches have no services. We’re being...

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Gala organizers thank sponsors

Thanks to the generosity of local sponsors, emergency services personnel (fire, police, EMS, hospital and 911) throughout Lapeer County were able to enjoy another wonderful and memorable evening at the 3rd Annual Lapeer County Emergency Services Gala on February 22nd...

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4-H kids show projects March 21

Lapeer County 4-H will host our Annual Spring Achievement/Style Revue on Saturday, March 21 at the North Branch American Legion Hall, 4075 Huron Street. This event offers an opportunity for 4-H members to bring projects completed in their clubs to receive constructive...

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Board decision is a political ploy

The Lapeer Board of Commissioners decision to approve a resolution declaring Lapeer County to be a Second Amendment sanctuary is a political ploy pandering to the large constituency in this county that live in fear of being deprived of their rights. While that...

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More laws won’t solve problem

I would like to commend the Lapeer County Board of Commissioners for passing the Second Amendment Sanctuary Resolution. It sends a message to the gun grabbers in Lansing and Washington, D.C. Lapeer is one of several counties in Michigan to adopt or who are considering...

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Get info from credible sources

The St. Clair County Health Department (SCCHD) is continuously working on preparedness and response planning for COVID-19. Communication occurs daily with federal, state and local officials/partners. The Health Department is monitoring the situation at a local level....

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IC library thanks auction donors

The Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library would like to thank everyone who contributed to our “Love Your Library” Silent Auction Fundraiser this February. A heartfelt thank you to the following donors of auction items: Crystal Long, Stu Davis, Lisa Super, Tricia...

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The season of Lent begins today

Today, Feb. 26, starts the season of Lent, 40 days of preparation for the most holy of days, Easter Sunday. In our mundane lives many of us don’t consider God’s gift of his son to us. Many of us become so preoccupied in our daily lives that Jesus is only something we...

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Mental health is focus of event

On February 14 Imlay City Schools had a district-wide staff day of professional learning focused on the mental health and well-being of our students and staff. There was an amazing attendance rate with staff from all departments; transportation, food service,...

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Our society is in serious trouble

Following Mitt Romney’s impeachment vote, President Trump, Senate Republicans and even some local Republicans called Mr. Romney a loser. Romney said he drew on his conscience and religious beliefs before making a decision. In the eyes of many Republicans this makes...

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