Country divided by fact versus lies

In 1949 The Fairness Doctrine was written to regulate broadcast licensees by “requiring that controversial issues of public importance be presented in an honest, equitable and balanced manner.” Regrettably, the doctrine was abolished in 1987. Do you remember Dan...

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Millage should benefit everyone

Our county commissioners and Lapeer County EMS Authority Board have once again placed a millage on the ballot for emergency medical services. This millage was narrowly approved in November of 2016. This time they have placed it on the August 4th primary ballot which...

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Officials must demand law and order

When good people remain silent, vocal and aggressive voices and behavior will prevail. Our leadership at all levels have capitulated to the “mob mentality” and are trying appeasement as the answer to the nationwide actions of Black Lives Matter. It is no answer, it is...

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Youatt retires, wishes best for city

As many of you know, I am retiring as your City Manager on June 30. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the citizens of Imlay City for your support during my six years here. Imlay City is a special place with great people. Time and time again you...

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Alumni Assn. announces scholarships

The Imlay City Schools Alumni Association is pleased to announce the 2020 Imlay City High School scholarship recipients. The Linda Muir Grant Scholarship was awarded to Kaylee Kaminski. Kaylee will pursue a course of study in physical therapy. The Lyle and Joyce...

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Scholarship funds “pay it forward”

Four County Community Foundation is proud to announce that college scholarships totaling $292,300 have been awarded to over 160 students in the local area. The Foundation currently administers 62 scholarship funds for the benefit of students who graduate from the...

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No light at Borland Rd. this year

Another round of the Michigan Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) lack of responsibility has been exposed. Imlay City was in contact with MDOT in 2019 before and during the start of the fire hall construction. During all these months MDOT has played word games with...

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Buskers made scholarship possible

I write to congratulate Imlay City High School senior Adam Dodge on being the recipient of the 2020 Imlay City Area Chamber of Commerce scholarship. Although the scholarship officially is presented by the Imlay City Area Chamber of Commerce, the scholarship was made...

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Imlay grad tells stories with photos

It was such a pleasure to see the amazing photo coverage of the Imlay City graduates parade downtown in the May 27 edition of the Tri-City Times. It was also appropriate, and a nice surprise, to see our very own Imlay graduate Laken Hoody as the photographer. She did...

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Looking to dismantle hate and fear

Thank you Lapeer County for showing up on Breonna Taylor’s birthday at two events held Friday, June 5 in Lapeer in support of victims of racism and police brutality. Thank you to the deAngeli Library for use of their beautiful grounds; also to the volunteers who...

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