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November 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Imlay elevator accepts crops

IMLAY CITY — Cooperative Elevator has signed a lease through March 2015 of storage bin space at Lapeer Grain’s plant in Imlay City and is accepting soybean and corn deliveries from area producers. More...

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Police Beat

Police Beat

Twelve alcohol arrests made in just three days ALMONT TWP. — The Almont Police Dept. arrested a 46-year-old man for drunken driving Sunday following a traffic stop on Scotch Settlement Road near Almont Road. More...

Sentenced

• Vincent M. Mattson, 28 of Lapeer, was sentenced Nov. 5 to between 17 months and five years, with credit for 93 days served, in state prison after pleading mentally ill Oct. More...

Lapeer Police Department incidents

TUESDAY When: 6 a.m. Where: M-24, I-69 Incident: Vehicle crash • Three-car property damage crash. MONDAY More...

Obituaries

THOMAS “TOM” McCOY,

77, of Imlay City, passed away Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at home. More...

ADELAIDE ELIZABETH THORMAN

went to sleep on November 8, 2014 and awoke in Heaven. More...

HAROLD EDWIN MARKWART,

94, of Lapeer (formerly of Capac), died Monday, November 10, 2014. More...

Marketplace

North Branch teacher to use grant to offer students hands-on learning opportunity

NORTH BRANCH — The Michigan Foundation for Agriculture (MFA) last week announced the recipients of its inaugural teacher grant program to fund classroom projects teaching Michigan students about the importance of agriculture. More...

Lapeer County FFA celebrates successes

LOUISVILLE, KY. — Seventeen Lapeer County FFA members attended the National Convention in Louisville, Ky., on Oct. 28 through Nov. 1. More...

Mayville student earns 2015 Karker Scholarship

MAYVILLE — Michigan Farm Bureau last week announced the recipients of its signature Marge Karker Scholarships for 2015. More...

Community View

Marriages

LAPEER — The following marriage licenses were issued as of Nov. 14. More...

That’s what SHE Said

The check up: Taking my mom to the doctor pure entertainment

“D o you or have you ever smoked?” Anybody who’s been to a doctor knows this is a standard question. More...

Deputy Cypret hangs up his badge after 25 years with sheriff’s department

ATTICA TWP. — After 22 years of watching over the people of Attica Township, Lapeer County Sheriff’ Dept. More...

Breaking News - 1:01 PM

Lapeer County under Winter Weather Advisory  Free Access 

LAPEER COUNTY — The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Lapeer County for this afternoon. Occasional heavy snow showers will persist well into the afternoon, particularly along and south of the I-69 corridor. More...

Public meetings scheduled to oppose pipeline

LAPEER COUNTY — Area residents opposed to or concerned about a proposed 42-inch natural gas pipeline through southern Lapeer County will have another chance to let their voices be heard at two public meetings in early December or else electroni More...

Sports Update

North Branch reaches volleyball final

Almont in football semifinals Saturday

   Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, 11:51 p.m. -- BATTLE CREEK -- North Branch knocked off defending champion and No. 1-ranked Pontiac Notre Dame Prep 25-16, 25-21, 18-25, 25-17 in the Class B volleyball semifinals Thursday night at Kellogg Arena. Full Story


News

Lincoln Street to be rebuilt next summer

The question of who should pay remains unresolved

LAPEER — There was nearly unanimous support by six residents and the Lapeer City Commission on Monday regarding the necessity to rebuild Lincoln Street. More...

Couple charged with auto theft

IMLAY CITY — A Good Samaritan ended up being the arresting officer Friday afternoon. A 22-year-old Port Huron man told the Imlay City Police Dept. that he stopped at the Speedway gas station on the 1900 block of South Cedar at 1:28 p.m. More...

Missing hunter finds way out of woods

ARCADIA TWP — Not quite an hour after police began looking for a hunter reported missing in 120 acres of woods along the 3500 block of Slattery Road Sunday, he came out under his own power. More...

Opinion

Shop local this holiday season

Editorial

Next Thursday is Thanksgiving; our national holiday dedicated to giving thanks and traditionally spent with family. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Letters to The Editor Shop local, enjoy wonderful stores

“Congress shall make no law... abridging the freedom of speech or of the press.”

Agenda of ‘white right’ nothing but overt racism I am writing in response to the letter to the editor published on Sunday, Nov. More...

Sports

Lapeer faces Novi for trip to semis

MIDLAND — Lapeer picked up a pair of victories in last week’s volleyball regional to qualify for the state quarterfinal Tuesday. But making the final eight was no easy journey for the Lightning. More...

Almont faces Lansing Catholic in semifinals

ALMONT — Almont got its toughest test of the football playoffs Friday night. The Raiders jumped out to a quick 14-0 lead but led River Rouge only 14-12 at the break. But that’s as close as the panthers would get. More...

Good things

On Sunday, Nov. 9, the National Football League paid homage to Veterans Day by wearing gear like towels, hats and wristbands emblazoned with desert camouflage. More...

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