Port Huron Elks to offer scholarship

The Port Huron Elks Lodge 343 Past Exalted Rulers (PER) Educational Assistance Program applications are now available. The PER $500 scholarship is available to local graduating high school seniors, who will be attending college and/or a trade school from our area....

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Auction contributors are thanked

The Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library would like to thank everyone who contributed to our “Love Your Library” Silent Auction Fundraiser this February. A heartfelt thank you to the following donors of auction items: TSC, Backyard Creations, Werner’s Hallmark, Imlay...

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Ask questions about carbon plan

To landowners in Lapeer County and surrounding area, here are some questions you need to ask in regards to DTE Energy’s exploration of underground carbon sequestration options. How many acres does DTE want to lease? How many wells will be drilled? How far apart will...

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Royal Rubes fundraiser nets tuba

The Almont Community Historical Society is pleased to announce the successful completion of our fundraising campaign for the purchase of a tuba for the “Royal Rubes.” We slightly exceeded our goal of $1,500. “Royal Rube” director Mike Swanger and his son, Ian, drove...

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Bookworms benefit from Blizzards

The Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library staff would like to sincerely thank Dairy Queen in Imlay City for kindly donating free mini Blizzards as an incentive for our youth to read ten books during the month of January for our “Blizzard of Books” program. We so...

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Save America’s Forgotten Equines

Horses have a long, vital history in the United States. They’ve been our constant companions for generations, acting as our work partners and pets. Now, though, these precious animals are being shipped by the thousands each year across U.S. borders to be processed for...

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Fund supports health, education

The Women’s Fund of the Lapeer County Community Foundation (LCCF) is a unique legacy established by the generosity of one hundred founding women who wanted to make a difference in our community. These special women continue the tradition of leadership and service to...

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The insurrection song is getting old

In the January 26 letter to the editor, “Insurgents have laid groundwork,” the writer repeated the fading “Trump insurrection” scenario. The song though is getting old in light of the rebellion of Inauguration Day 2017 with anti-Trump protests that resulted in fights...

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Leftists overlooked the real insurrection

In response to the January 26 letter to the editor, “Insurgents have laid groundwork,” I ask why is it leftists have overlooked the real insurrections? Out of thousands of protests associated with Black Lives Matter and Antifa—who publicly state their desire to...

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Insurgents have laid groundwork

Our nation marked the anniversary of the January 6 insurgency this month, a milestone observed with a deep partisan divide. For Democrats it was a day of solemn reflection on the insurrection stoked by a defeated former president’s false claims of a stolen election....

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