Lots to be thankful for at Borland

Twenty-twenty has been a year like no other. Remote learning, face-to-face learning, quarantines, new policies, you name it! While there have been various challenges this year, Borland Elementary still has a lot to be thankful for. Our families. Wow, have our families...

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A little adjustment here and there for better fit

My latest trip down memory lane is something I’ll call growing pains. It was graduation time and time for a graduation dress. My sister and I were graduating at the same time and our Aunt Anna bought each of us beautiful dresses. The problem was they were designed for...

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Didn’t follow parents’ voting steps

In the Dec. 2 edition of the Tri-City Times a letter writer asked “Why do you vote Republican” and follow in your parents’ footsteps? To that I say, both my parents were long time Union members, and voted for whoever the Union told them to. Unfortunately, that arm...

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COVID-19 control result of respect?

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are exploding across the country this week. Governors are imposing new restrictions due to the White House COVID-19 task force warning of “aggressive, unrelenting, expanding broad community spread” of COVID. Yet some individuals...

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GOP in tune with folks of this nation

In previous issue a writer queried about the Republican support for Trump. The writer wonders why Republicans supported Trump. I cannot speak for anyone but myself but here are some of the reasons why I gave him my vote: •He was able to negotiate economic...

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Voted for pro-life and Constitution

A December 2 letter writer questioned the voting tendencies of area Republicans. As a voter I vote pro-life, respecting life from conception to natural death. President-elect Biden along with Vice President-elect Harris promise to make abortion coded law. Our...

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Will not support another Democrat

I would like to respond to the December 2 letter to the editor, “Why do you vote Republican?” I will never support a Democrat again because the Democratic Party is in reality a socialist-globalist party and Trump stood in the way of their anti-American cancel culture;...

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Votes for policies, not candidates

Why do I vote Republican, you ask? My response (to the Dec. 2 letter to the editor “Why do you vote Republican?) is as follows: I vote for small government, for America first policies, for pro-life policies, for support of our police and military, for support of...

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Goodwill “rounds up” for literacy

The Family Literacy Center would like to thank Goodwill Industries. Our local Goodwill made us one of their “round-up” donation recipients. We are thrilled to announce that their donation to us was $1,107.94! Thank you to our generous community and thank you to our...

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Why do you vote Republican?

For the advancement of democracy in our representative republic, we as Democrats of Lapeer County must understand who are our opponents and their political positions. Lapeer County Republican voters have always voted for Republican candidates regardless of the...

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