Ethics and politics have diverged

Is asking leaders of other countries to become involved in our elections a crime? I don’t know if it’s a crime, but it’s the last thing I would expect our president to do. During his campaign, President Trump asked Russia to find Clinton’s emails; I heard him ask...

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$3.5 billion bond for road repair

Last month, our illustrious Gov. Whitmer made many stand up and cheer as we were told she would float a $3.5 billion road bond that would fix the roads, and not cause more taxes. Great right? Only now we’ll pay this off over 20-plus years, costing us $1.25 per dollar...

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YMCA opens doors

We understand the challenges youth face during adolescence and the need for supportive role models to help them during this time, and beyond. The YMCA provides a safe space for pre-teens to build character, engage in healthy activities and build meaningful...

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Library hosts silent auction Feb. 5-12

The Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be hosting the Love Your Library silent auction February 5-12. This has become an exciting event, eagerly anticipated by patrons of the library as well as the entire community. Friends, neighbors and businesses can donate...

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Take steps to prevent spread of virus

The St. Clair County Health Department has been diligently working on preparedness and response planning against the 2019 Novel Coronavirus and is carefully monitoring the situation at a local level. The St. Clair County Health Department would like to reassure the...

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Shoes to go to developing country

The John Crawford Chapter DAR wishes to thank the community for their assistance in collecting more than 3,000 pair of shoes. The shoes will be sent to a developing country to help micro entrepreneurs start a business and support their families. Special thanks goes to...

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State’s core issues need attention

It was very concerning to hear Governor Whitmer’s governor’s priorities for 2020 in her State of the State address on January 29. I think there are core issues we need to focus on to continue our state’s success: infrastructure, education, and responsible budgeting....

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School Choice Week Jan. 26 – Feb. 1

Thousands of Michigan students and teachers are donning yellow scarves this week to celebrate how different types of K-12 education help different students succeed. Schools, organizations and individuals are planning 1,778 events and activities, making up some of the...

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Donations sought for 4-H auction

Lapeer County 4-H Youth Program is seeking donations for it’s 34th annual Spring Fundraiser Auction. The two day auction is the major source of funding for the county’s 4-H Youth Program. Donations of merchandise, gift certificates, services, collectibles, unique...

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If that is what he did is it a crime?

It started in 2016. Before he was even sworn in Democrats were touting that the impeachment of Trump had begun. For over two years we heard over and over how Trump was a Russian agent, a puppet for Putin, a Manchurian candidate or worse. To the surprise of no one,...

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