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Police Beat

Man, 27, arrested on warrant charge GOODLAND TWP. — The Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. arrested a 27-year-old man Wednesday on an unspecified warrant at a North Van Dyke Road residence. He was taken to the Lapeer County Jail. More...

Lapeer Police Department incident report

FRIDAYWhen: 2:56 a.m.Where: 1400 block ofM-53Incident: Agencyassist• Officer assistedLapeer County Sheriff’sDept. on perimeter ofbarricaded gunman shotsfired call. More...

Obituaries

LUCILLE (BECKWITH) PIORKOWSKI

LUCILLE (BECKWITH) PIORKOWSKI, 85, a longtime resident of Michigan, passed away September 21, 2014 in Mount Dora, FL. More...

DOROTHY E. RADAR

DOROTHY E. RADER, 90, of Cass City (formerly of LeRoy, MI) passed away Monday, September 22, 2014 at Hills and Dales General Hospital. More...

BARBARA MAUK

BARBARA MAUK, 74, of Lum, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014 after an extended illness at home surrounded by her family. More...

Marketplace

White Horse Inn looks to open in mid-October

METAMORA — Barring unforeseen circumstances, a month from now, people should be dining at the White Horse Inn once again. But there’s a lot to do before then. More...

August unemployment rate declines to 7.4%

LAPEER COUNTY — Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in August declined over the month by three-tenths of a percentage point to 7.4 percent, according to data released last week by the Michigan Dept. More...

Thumb-area business forum set for Oct. 31 in Marlette

MARLETTE — There are dozens of state and federal organizations providing assistance to small businesses and communities related to business growth and regional economic development. More...

Community View

It’s a miracle

Local women walk away from head-on crash unhurt

LAPEER TWP. — Wednesday started out a typical sunny fall day for two local women, one headed home and the other headed into town. It ended a miraculous day, that each is soon to never forget. More...

County hears pipeline worries

LAPEER — The majority of the time at Thursday’s Lapeer County Commission meeting was spent discussing the proposed ET Rover gas pipeline project. More...

Sports Update

Lightning third in golf jamboree

Lapeer swim and dive eighth at Genesee County Meet

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News

Police investigate fatal crash on I-69

DAVISON TWP. More...

Crash victim’s blood alcohol was three times legal limit, Sheriff says

LAPEER — Lapeer County Sheriff Ron Kalanquin said toxicology reports indicate a Clinton Township woman who died Sept. 3 in a head-on crash on I-69 in Attica Township had a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit. More...

Expressway ramp set to close for sewer work

LAPEER — Motorists planning to use westbound I-69 while coming north from Metamora on Oct. 6 need to rethink their plans. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Don’t miss Tuesday to educate selves on 82nd candidates

A ccording to the 2010 U.S. Census, one out of four households in Lapeer County said they have schoolage children in the home. Therefore the state of education in Lapeer County and in Michigan should be of great priority among our voting population. More...

Letters to the Editor

Look forward to brighter days With the primary election come and gone, I have had time to reflect and would like to share some thoughts with you about my campaign for state representative for the 82nd District. More...

SOUND OFF

Not in my backyard! Rover, Rover don’t come over. We don’t want you, we don’t need you. During Rover’s open house once they heard you were against their proposal they turned up their noses and walked away. More...

Sports

Get after it

Lapeer dominates Mt. Pleasant 63-0 on the road

MT. PLEASANT – After outscoring their first four opponents of the regular season 179-13, the Lapeer Lightning football team was preparing for a tough Saginaw Valley League- Red game at Mt. Pleasant Friday night. More...

So many choices, so little time

“T here better not be any eye-scooping dreams tonight or you two are in big trouble!” More...

Four turnovers cost Mayville in loss

MAYVILLE — With both teams looking for their first win of the 2014 regular season, the Mayville varsity football squad was hoping to see a much-improved defensive effort when it hosted Detroit Plymouth Educational Center Prep Friday. More...

Calendar

Calendar

NEW THIS WEEK

SundayThe Benefit of Laughs adultsonly event at Calvelli’s Eatery andSpirits 44 W. Park St., Lapeer onSunday, Oct. 5. Dinner at 5:30 p.m.,comedy show at 6:30 p.m. Tickets$20 at the door. More...

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