Project Graduation thanks supporters

Imlay City 2020 Project Graduation wishes to thank the community, businesses, parents and student volunteers for their continued support. The list of Spartan Sponsors includes: 123 Escape; Grondins Hair Center; Liebler Agency, Inc.; State Farm Steve Robbins; All...

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Almont’s history recorded by many

I have received many comments about my articles and I greatly appreciate the sentiments. However, I am not doing this alone. Fortunately for Almont, we have had a number of people recording our history over the years. William Bruce Hamilton Jr. wrote his “A Short...

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We waste precious time arguing

I believe we currently have a “Golden Opportunity.” If you follow the national COVID-19 data, different areas of the country are having different experiences with the virus. Some are seeing sharp increases in cases, while others are not. Even within Michigan, there...

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Mudslingers won’t get his vote

If I were running for a public office today my campaign literature would only express positive comments. I would try to educate voters on what I wanted to accomplish if I was elected and, if I was running for re-election, I would also include things that I have...

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Unfair accusations after dismissal

One of my challengers has accused me of having failed to respect and observe the law, pleading to a crime and betraying the public trust involving allegations, some of which are now decades old. The reality is, that after years of litigation and a mediation, the case...

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Major news outlets not objective

I’m writing in response to Carolyn Medland’s letter to the editor in the July 8 edition of the Tri-City Times. I’ve been an executive at a Fortune 500 publishing firm, the Michigan Press Association, owned a chain of newspapers in Ohio and taught media at Cleveland...

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Stand together for our freedom

We the people! This meant something once but somewhere it got lost in the shuffle. Governor Whitmer has repeatedly spoke about the lives of first responders and COVID-19 patients, so can we talk about our lives or does that make us heartless? My beloved dad, who had...

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Country divided by fact versus lies

In 1949 The Fairness Doctrine was written to regulate broadcast licensees by “requiring that controversial issues of public importance be presented in an honest, equitable and balanced manner.” Regrettably, the doctrine was abolished in 1987. Do you remember Dan...

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Millage should benefit everyone

Our county commissioners and Lapeer County EMS Authority Board have once again placed a millage on the ballot for emergency medical services. This millage was narrowly approved in November of 2016. This time they have placed it on the August 4th primary ballot which...

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Officials must demand law and order

When good people remain silent, vocal and aggressive voices and behavior will prevail. Our leadership at all levels have capitulated to the “mob mentality” and are trying appeasement as the answer to the nationwide actions of Black Lives Matter. It is no answer, it is...

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