Eagles are “people helping people”

The Imlay City Eagles, like all Eagles, are about “people helping people.” Just like most businesses right now, we are struggling; being a non-profit and having bills to pay with no money coming in due to the shutdown. As much as we hate to ask, we need help. Any...

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Looking back to visit with Grandma

Back when I was growing up we didn’t have a car so we depended on family members for a ride here or there and we were very grateful. When my sister and I went to visit our grandma, she lived about a hundred miles away, we had to ride the train. At first the train ride...

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“Folks” have felt ignored by party

Two columns that recently appeared in the Detroit Free Press struck a chord as they seem to be out of the same playbook. One asked the question what kind of a party the Republican Party wishes to be, the Reagan type or the Trump type. The other story focused on the...

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The rules are rules no matter what

Back when I was about ten or so I was enrolled in a Catholic School with my brothers and sisters. One day on the way back to class after the bell rang I got out of line because I thought I saw one of my brothers lying in the school hallway, possibly injured. It wasn’t...

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Capac recognizes school board

Capac Community Schools is joining 544 local and 57 intermediate school districts across Michigan to celebrate January as School Board Recognition Month. In a year full of challenges for public education not seen in recent history, our school board members persevered...

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Praise for Imlay City school board

As you may already know, January is School Board Recognition Month, a time to salute the work of our Board members and to celebrate public education. It gives me great personal and professional pleasure to recognize the Imlay City School Board on behalf of our...

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Not surprised by recent behavior

I’m writing in response to John Lengemann’s letter in the January 13 edition of the Tri-City Times expressing dismay at Donald Trump’s behavior since losing the election. Respectfully sir, have you been living in a parallel universe for the past five and a half years?...

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Rep. leadership lacked foresight

I felt the Republican Party’s leadership demonstrated a lack of foresight or vision during President Trump’s impeachment trial early last year. A lot of voters were turned off by the years of his lies, exaggerations, embellishments and walking back today what he said...

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First dangerous steps have already started

We’ve arrived at a crossroads between freedom, and a mutation of communism, backed up by technocrats. The first steps towards this dangerous transition have already started. Democrats preach open borders, the elimination of our rights, and more, all of which raise...

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Happy memories of times with family

In the late 1940s and early 50s, there was no such thing as cellphones or iPads, no internet, or any other media device. We depended solely on each other and got a little news here and there via family or friends. I was fortunate enough to be surrounded by family and...

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