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August 16, 2017

Don't get burned by debt collection scam

Unfortunately, there are people out there who prey upon the honesty and integrity of others. Scammers know no boundaries, and their grubby fingers reach into all segments of the population....more>
August 09, 2017

Stay safe during storm season

Although the height of the tornado season is behind us—the peak in Michigan is in July—the possibility of severe storms remains as the summer winds down into fall....more>
August 02, 2017

Volunteer firefighters are heroes of communities

Drive by any area fire hall lately and it's not unusual to see a sign declaring "Paid, on-call firefighters wanted." More than that, however, they're needed in our rural communities where volunteer firefighters do so much more than just fight fires....more>
July 26, 2017

Drug/sobriety court a solution to big problem

Every single person involved in law enforcement in Lapeer County and beyond agrees that the opioid/heroin use/addiction problem has reached epidemic proportions....more>
July 19, 2017

Celebrate the best of summer in area

There's been no shortage of things to do for summertime family fun in the last few weeks. And there's still more to come as the Blueberry Festival hits Imlay City this weekend....more>
July 12, 2017

Moving Wall a stark reminder of cost of war

At a time when so many things serve to divide us—and when the divide seems almost impossible to navigate—last week's visit of the Vietnam veterans Moving Wall memorial offered an opportunity for everyone to come together and remember the brutal cost of war....more>
July 05, 2017

'Road diet' reduces chance of mishaps

With little fanfare and interruption to everyday life, the 'road diet' implemented on M-53 from the Third Street Gateway to downtown Imlay City up to Old M-21 seems to have slimmed down troubles that previously plagued the busy roadway....more>
June 28, 2017

Safety first this Fourth of July

T Fourth of July is a time to celebrate our independence, and that includes many family gatherings, picnics, and fireworks displays. Ask any pyrotechnic expert, and they'll tell you that fireworks can be extremely dangerous if not used properly, and that taking time to put safety first can help avoid a tragedy....more>
June 21, 2017

Summer is here... stay cool!

As the old saying goes, there are two seasons in Michigan—winter and construction. With the former behind us and the latter in full swing, a reading of the thermometer on any given day proves that we've swung from our two days of spring into full on summer....more>
June 14, 2017

Imlay's 'Belle' project a worthwhile endeavor

The Belle River is a 73 miles long river that heads west to Imlay City and east to Marine City. A vital part of the area's ecosystem, The Belle has also become the site of an ongoing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) project involving naturalists from Seven Ponds Nature Center, who work with Imlay City Middle School students in science teacher Juliann Kent's classroom....more>
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