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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Youatt retires, wishes best for city

As many of you know, I am retiring as your City Manager on June 30. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the citizens of Imlay City for your support during my six years here. Imlay City is a special place with great people. Time and time again you...

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Alumni Assn. announces scholarships

The Imlay City Schools Alumni Association is pleased to announce the 2020 Imlay City High School scholarship recipients. The Linda Muir Grant Scholarship was awarded to Kaylee Kaminski. Kaylee will pursue a course of study in physical therapy. The Lyle and Joyce...

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Scholarship funds “pay it forward”

Four County Community Foundation is proud to announce that college scholarships totaling $292,300 have been awarded to over 160 students in the local area. The Foundation currently administers 62 scholarship funds for the benefit of students who graduate from the...

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No light at Borland Rd. this year

Another round of the Michigan Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) lack of responsibility has been exposed. Imlay City was in contact with MDOT in 2019 before and during the start of the fire hall construction. During all these months MDOT has played word games with...

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