People could once disagree without being disagreeable

It used to be an unwritten rule that people could disagree without being disagreeable. Today it seems virtually impossible, at all levels of discourse, for many people to avoid being disagreeable. In fact, often times, they are not only disagreeable but despicable in...

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TSC launches FFA fundraiser

Tractor Supply Company’s fifth annual FFA Convention t-shirt fundraiser launches this week in stores nationwide. For a limited time only, Tractor Supply customers can purchase a limited edition FFA Convention themed long sleeve t-shirt to celebrate the 92nd National...

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What rural life was like in the early 1900s

The 2019 Fall Family Days at the Octagon Barn is almost here, and this year the theme will be ‘The Food Industry, Past & Present.’ In the last half-century, see how our food industry has drastically changed...from our food delivery systems, nutrition, and fast...

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Event assists homeless and those at risk

Don’t miss this once a year free event! Neighbors Helping Neighbors, (previously Project Homeless Connect) is scheduled for November 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lapeer Center Building at 425 County Center Street in Lapeer. Persons who are homeless, or at risk of...

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Bus safety tips for drivers, students

School buses are the safest mode of transportation for getting children back and forth to school. Riding in a school bus is safer than walking, riding a bicycle, or being driven to school in private vehicles. Today’s school buses are built with safety in mind....

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Farmers Market at TSC on Sat., Sept. 28

Tractor Supply Company is inviting farmers, craft makers and artisans to join the Farmers Market event at the Imlay City TSC store on Saturday, Sept. 28. The event is an opportunity for members of the community to showcase their many talents and display homemade and...

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Avoid mosquito bites to stay healthy

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is reminding residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites following the confirmation of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in the state. As of Aug. 12, two cases of EEE have been confirmed in horses in...

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Thanks for generosity to This Heart Loves

We would like to take this opportunity to thank the following individuals and businesses for their generous contributions to This Heart Loves Week which includes our Gas Giveaway, Grocery Giveaway and Community Giveback:   AJ Recycling Solutions; Almont Lion’s...

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Tour of The Bells in Almont impressive

We recently toured The Bells in Almont and were so impressed with the wonderful property that used to be our school. It is so wonderful that Mr. Novak had the vision to use the elementary school as a very special place for independent living. Also, we toured the...

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Inter-loan items at Goodland library

The Goodland Township Library is pleased to announce that it is now a member of the MeL Inter-loan System.  MeL (the Michigan eLibrary) libraries can inter-loan books, dvds, recordings, etc. from libraries all over the state.  This has grown our collection by...

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