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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Pay the pump, keep the interest

Governor Rick Snyder and his fellow Republicans in the state legislature had eight years to devise a plan to fix our roads. You know how that turned out. Governor Whitmer proposed an increase in the gas tax to pay for road construction and maintenance. The Republicans...

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Honesty doesn’t work in politics

In reference to Tom Janicki’s Feb. 12 letter “Ethics and politics have diverged,” I would say the war on President Trump just doesn’t end. Most Americans are sick and tired of Democrat’s anti-Trump rhetoric, and this has shown forth in recent upticks in the...

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Rural MI on the chopping block

Michigan’s troubled roads and bridges have been an important issue in Lansing since before I even took office. It’s been a failure of both parties, Republicans and Democrats. Instead of fixing the problem, the state has a history of focusing on patchwork, Band-Aid...

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