Babysitting safety class scheduled

The Lapeer District Library (LDL) is partnering with the Lapeer County EMS to host a Child and Babysitting Safety Class on Saturday, September 25. The five hour class will take place from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the LCEMS Administrative Offices, 3565 Genesee Rd., in...

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Community prayer event on Sunday

There will be a Community Prayer event on Sunday, Sept. 19, at 2 p.m. at the Imlay City Fairgrounds (north side). All are invited to participate. This is the second annual September prayer. As the body of Christ in our community, we have both the privilege and the...

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Urgent to resume health screening

Life-saving cancer screenings have experienced a significant decline during the pandemic, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noting an 87% drop in breast cancer screenings and an 84% decrease in cervical cancer screenings nationally in April 2020...

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Visit Octagon Barn this weekend

The 25th Fall Family Days at the Octagon Barn is almost here and this year the theme will be Farm Family Life. Visit the Octagon Barn, Purdy home, school and grounds that will take you back and view what life was like in the early 20th century. Memories of old are of...

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Kid’s savings accounts for college

September is College Savings Month. It’s a month dedicated to inspiring communities across the country to save for children’s futures – be it college, a trade school, or another form of post-secondary education. The “college savings” theme also makes September the...

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Angel Program seeking volunteers

The Michigan State Police Flint Post is seeking volunteers to assist with the Angel Program, which allows an individual struggling with addiction to walk into any post and ask for assistance without fear of arrest or investigation. Angel volunteers respond to assist...

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Liberties come with obligations

I began a 36 year career at Parke Davis Co. in 1960, working at their vaccine manufacturing facility in Rochester. Parke Davis, in the late 1800s, was granted the first pharmaceutical license issued by our government. Construction of the Parkedale Biological Farms...

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Medstar to place life-saving AEDs

When someone’s heart suddenly stops beating, every minute without defibrillation and CPR lowers the chance of survival by nearly 10%. When a bystander uses an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) on a person in cardiac arrest, their likelihood of survival doubles....

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The Pier fundraises for Animal Control

We want to take a moment to thank our neighbors, The Pier Provisioning Center Lapeer, for fundraising us nearly $600 at the recent Lapeer Days event. They have proven time and time again how generous they are as a business. They also participated in our recent...

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Get murder mystery dinner tickets

It’s 1898 and the Klondike Gold Rush is on in the Yukon Territory of Canada. Thousands are flocking to this region to seek their fortune, with no idea of how rugged and remote of a land it is. Just northwest of Dawson City lies the boom town of Gold Dust Junction—a...

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