Football, soccer fields get update

We had a very successful event on Saturday, June 12, updating the Imlay City football and soccer facilities as part of Spartan Day. I would like to thank everyone who volunteered, especially the varsity boys’ soccer team and coach Luis Hernandez. The soccer team and...

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The cure looks worse than the disease

Is this what we voted for? Despite the current administration burying its head in the sand, the southern border is a disaster. In May 2021 alone the Customs and Border Patrol encountered over 180,000 illegals crossing into the United States. How many got in unnoticed...

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Men can live longer, healthier lives

A Cleveland Clinic survey in 2019 found that 82% of men report trying to stay healthy and live longer for those who rely on them, yet only 50% engage in preventive care. In addition, while Americans are living longer than ever, American men still aren’t living as long...

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Rotary donates to FCC food pantry

First Congregational Church United Church of Christ would like to thank the Imlay City Rotary Club for its generous donation of $1,500 in grocery cards for our congregation’s food pantry that’s been serving the area for more than 30 years. Dr. Stu Cameron,...

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Tax benefits for military members

With Gov. Gretchen Whitmer proclaiming May as Military Appreciation Month, the Michigan Department of Treasury (Treasury) would like to extend its gratitude to military members by reminding them of the special benefits they may be entitled to receive. This is a...

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Betting my knife and fork on farmers

Farmers provide us Americans with almost a billion meals a day. They also provide food for millions of others around the globe. They are willing to sign notes to finance millions of dollars for equipment, facilities, seed, fertilizer, herbicides and pesticides needed...

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Why do sheep comply with rules?

Why are we such sheep? Where is the spirit of independence? Of liberty? Of freedom? The public response to the governmental actions as it relates to the pandemic is appalling. Most citizens not only defend the onerous, and in many cases useless and nonsensical, rules,...

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Good police make a city great

Our country is in a time of unrest, and troubles and the idea of disbanding the Imlay City Police Department was the absolute wrong move to make. We have a deep sense of trust and security from those in the Imlay City Department as they have devoted their lives to...

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Rules help teach self-discipline

The spanking of a student by a Florida elementary school principal made national news and lawyers are now involved. I am in awe how our society has progressed in regard to our educational system, since the ’50s when I was educated. I attended St. Lawrence in Utica...

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Mary is the “Mother of all Mothers”

Best wishes and abundance of thanks to all the mothers within this reading and beyond. Here is your own special day to be praised, pampered and appreciated. Also to one very extraordinary Mother, I would like to draw attention to. For those who may not know her, she...

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