Museum to Close During Construction

The Historical Society's Depot Museum in downtown Dryden will be closed until the road construction and replacement sidewalks are completed. We will re-open when access and parking are available again, and announce the re-opening in the Tri-City...

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Infant Immunization Week is April 26 – May 4

The St. Clair County Health Department is celebrating National Infant Immunization Week which runs from April 26 - May 4.This annual observance highlights the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrates the...

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Walks Scheduled for Get Fit Don’t Sit Day

The St. Clair County Healthy Lifestyles Workgroup is encouraging everyone to participate on Wednesday, May 1, for the American Diabetes Association's 'Get Fit Don't Sit Day.' Get up and move at least once every 30 minutes throughout the workday and take a...

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He Didn’t Earn Success From Skin Color or White Privilege

On a very frequent basis I hear how white people have been the beneficiaries of "white privilege." I am not sure what that really means as those who make the charge have never defined the term. There is just the accusation that successful white citizens...

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She Didn’t Realize so Many Know Her

A special "Thank You" to everyone that sent me a birthday card on the 14th of March—my 90th birthday. I received 159 cards as of yesterday, April 8, 2019. How wonderful that was!I also want to thank Catherine Miniolli for the very nice article she wrote...

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Her Denial, While True, Was Misleading

In a breach of propriety a congressman from Florida yelled out during President Obama's State of the Union address "You lie" referring to the president's comments regarding his healthcare plan reducing costs. That the congressman spoke the truth has been...

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Scholarship to Pursue Law-Related Career

The Lapeer County Bar Association is proud to offer its fourteenth annual scholarship in the amount of $2,000 to a high-achieving Lapeer County high school senior to assist that student in pursuing a law-related career.Applications and information on...

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The Problems with Almont’s Spruce

It seems that the Almont DDA (that many of us only very recently rose up in defense of) wants to get rid of the majestic spruce that graces our four corners. The article on page 15-A in last week's issue doesn't state what exactly is the problem with it....

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4-H Auctions at Lapeer Center Building

The 26th Celebrity Autographs Auction will be held on Friday, April 5 from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Lapeer Center Building. This 4-H fundraiser will have more than 350 autographed items such as balls, CDs, books, comic art, sticks, cards, posters and photographs...

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Many Honored at Spring Achievement

The 2019 4-H Spring Achievement/Style Revue was held recently at the North Branch American Legion Hall in North Branch. Evening honors for youth included:•4-H Ambassador Court: Senior Ambassador Emma Bloss, Sydney Gavan, Isaac Conley, Sydney Kapushinski,...

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