Watch out for charity scammers

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, many people are looking to help out in any way possible. For a lot of us, that involves wanting to donate money or other items to be sent to Ukraine, through a charity or crowdfunding platform. Better Business Bureau® and...

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Remaining squad did not give up

The Imlay City Varsity Competitive Cheerleading team for 2021-2022 had started off with 12 girls. But for their last five competitions of the season, they were left with four girls. One of the four girls was then injured, leaving the team with three girls remaining....

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Man Therapy to continue in 2022

Over the past 10 years, 83% of suicides in the Thumb region were men. That’s why the Thumb Community Health Partnership (TCHP) launched Man Therapy in February, 2021. Man Therapy is a campaign to decrease the stigma around mental health concerns and let men know that...

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Almont lost a “grand gentleman”

Last Monday, February 14, Almont lost one of its grand gentlemen when Norman Root Hamilton passed away. Norm was born May 8, 1925 in Almont to Frank Ronald Hamilton (1893-1955) and Eunice Osea Root Hamilton (1897-1977). He has been a fixture in the political,...

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Spend time being a 4-H volunteer

Do you have some spare time on your hands? Enjoy doing things for or with youth? Lapeer County 4-H, a youth development organization working with youth ages 5-19 is a great place for you to share your knowledge, offer a helping hand or advice. You could be part of a...

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Port Huron Elks to offer scholarship

The Port Huron Elks Lodge 343 Past Exalted Rulers (PER) Educational Assistance Program applications are now available. The PER $500 scholarship is available to local graduating high school seniors, who will be attending college and/or a trade school from our area....

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Auction contributors are thanked

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: TSC, Backyard Creations, Werner’s Hallmark, Imlay...

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Ask questions about carbon plan

To landowners in Lapeer County and surrounding area, here are some questions you need to ask in regards to DTE Energy’s exploration of underground carbon sequestration options. How many acres does DTE want to lease? How many wells will be drilled? How far apart will...

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Royal Rubes fundraiser nets tuba

The Almont Community Historical Society is pleased to announce the successful completion of our fundraising campaign for the purchase of a tuba for the “Royal Rubes.” We slightly exceeded our goal of $1,500. “Royal Rube” director Mike Swanger and his son, Ian, drove...

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Bookworms benefit from Blizzards

The Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library staff would like to sincerely thank Dairy Queen in Imlay City for kindly donating free mini Blizzards as an incentive for our youth to read ten books during the month of January for our “Blizzard of Books” program. We so...

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