Government works for taxpayers

YEAH! Our woke Governor is no longer pro-choice. I, an over 50 tax paying adult in the state of Michigan do not have the right to choose where I want to go, when I want to go and what I wear. Since the dreaded day in March, abortion clinics and pot palaces have been...

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Empty seat filled to honor votes

I am writing in response to Mr. Mark Cromas’ letter to the editor published in the February 3, 2021 edition of the Tri-City Times. In his letter, Mr. Cromas makes some statements that are inaccurate. While it is true that Matt Parsch was the candidate receiving the...

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Diverse community welcomes all

I wanted to respond to Mark Cromas’s statement in a Feb. 3 letter to the editor that Imlay City does not want or need the progressive liberal ideas and values of the city of Troy. Imlay City is a community filled with diversity which includes religion, race, political...

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Bookstore pays kindness forward

We were visited by two acts of kindness in a single day this past week. A new customer to the store, upon purchasing a copy of Walden, donated an additional $20. Pay it forward, she said. The next customer, after purchasing a Dickens and an Alcott, shoveled our ramp...

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Stop using Mich. citizens as pawns

In a series of articles over the last couple of weeks, the Detroit Free Press has reported that State House Republicans are withholding federal funds for schools, health departments, renters and landlords. Republicans are holding Michiganders hostage in a bid to wrest...

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Siblings chip in for gas and push too

Back in the late fifties one of my brothers was able to get his hands on a very used automobile that we as a family shared a lot of great times in. I remember in order for my sister, myself and my other brother to get to ride in it we’d have to chip in on the gas...

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Conservative board fits IC values

Area residents voted for the four conservative Imlay City Schools board candidates with the goal of filling all three seats to achieve an equal voice, vote and balanced board opinions. Matt Parsch received 2,607 votes only to later resign. As Alex Lengemann pointed...

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4CCF grants $10 million since 1987

Four County Community Foundation is proud to announce that our net assets surpassed the $20 million mark in January 2021. This is an exciting milestone for the Foundation’s trustees and staff and is the culmination of a multi-year strategic plan that was implemented...

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Many liked what Trump stood for

What was seen across Michigan and beyond was a picture now painted in words, here to clear the fog away, on a man who was our president. Red, white and blue, I am for you—that’s a real picture of the former President Trump. What he stood for and what he stands for...

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Don’t make a fuss over spit raisins

I wanted to continue my story about my great uncles, the ones that bet my sister and I a dime a day if we would keep quiet. Neither one of us made a dime. My mother was the one that always kept family lives together no matter what so she made arrangements for my two...

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