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April 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Spring wild fire season heating up in Lapeer County

LAPEER COUNTY — With Lapeer County’s spring grass fire season off to a hot start, Lapeer County fire officials are urging residents to be extra careful with their spring cleanup efforts. More...

Special Sections

Police Beat

Sentenced

Editor’s notes: Each Wednesday The County Press publishes sentence reports from the 40th Circuit Court under Chief Judge Nick Holowka in Lapeer that include incarceration. More...

Police Beat

DEERFIELD — The Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. arrested a 33-yearold man on an unspecified warrant Sunday at a Falkenbury Road residence. He was taken to the Lapeer County Jail. More...

Lapeer Police Dept. incidents

TUESDAY When: 3:16 a.m. Where: 500 block of E. Genesee Street Incident: Alarm • Business alarm More...

Obituaries

GERALDINE LUCILLE DUGGAN,

76, of Goodrich (formerly of Lake Orion), died Tuesday, April 8, 2014. More...

DENISE MARIE DEITZ,

59, of North Branch, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014. She was born May 1, 1954 in Pontiac to parents Glenn and Elizabeth (Erb) Lamb. Denise married Douglas Lloyd Deitz on November 18, 1972 in Lapeer. Mrs. More...

MARGARET LESNER,

79, of Almont recently of Yale, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Medilodge of Yale. Margaret Theresa Murphy was born April 20, 1934, in Detroit, the daughter of Edward and Elizabeth Murphy. More...

Marketplace

Be safe when preparing Easter egg hunts

LAPEER COUNTY — Despite Tuesday’s untimely and unwelcome snowfall across Lapeer County, spring is here. Really it is. More...

Extra eggs? Pickle them!

LAPEER — It is that time of the year, eggs are on sale and you find yourself stocking up on them just because they are such a good bargain. How do you use them all up though? More...

Incredible Egg Facts

Of the To 10 egg producing states in the United States, Michigan is ranked No. 7. Most eggs in the U.S. More...

Community View

That’s what SHE Said

I’m not sure I like the sound of what the frack is going on in Lapeer County

Have you ever been to the sand dunes? They’re beautiful and amazing and were created over thousands of years in the last ice age. We Michigan folk are proud of our dunes and lakes. More...

On the hunt

Annual courthouse Easter egg fun attracts thousands to downtown
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Keeping things in perspective greatest achievement

A ny father who has seen the sparkle in the eyes of his son knows and appreciates how good that feels. More...

County sets snowfall record

LAPEER COUNTY — We did it. Even though we’re three weeks into spring, Tuesday’s snowfall was just enough to close out the winter season as one for the record books. More...

Change in plans: LCS to hold classes Monday

LAPEER — Parents of students in all schools within the Lapeer Community Schools district are reminded that Monday, which was supposed to be a scheduled day off, will be an attendance day for students in order to make up for the excessive number More...

Sports Update

Lady Broncos sweep West

   Monday, April 14, 2014,  10:45 p.m. -- NORTH BRANCH -- The North Branch softball team beat Lapeer West, 5-1 and 13-11, Monday.BASEBALLLapeer West 10, North Branch 1LakeVille 11, Chesaning 10LakeVille 3, Chesaning 2 Full Story


News

Look out, that’s a deep hole!

A large pothole, or possibly even a small sinkhole, was marked Monday by a large branch to get the attention of motorists on Wilder Road, north of Dryden Road in Metamora Township. More...

Honor Earth Day:

recycling encouraged

MAYFIELD TWP. — Earth Day is Tuesday, and for the past two years, hundreds of Lapeer County residents have been doing their part to keep trash out of landfills by participating in the Farm Bureau-sponsored recycling program. More...

Elba Twp hosts Easter egg hunt

ELBA TWP. — Elba Township’s elected officials and fire department are teaming up to bring a little Easter fun to area children. The township will be hosting an Easter egg hunt and safety fair from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. More...

Opinion

Editorial

County, state needs to recycle more

Gov. Rick Snyder on Monday announced a statewide plan designed to increase residential recycling access statewide. In his November 2012 Special Message on Energy and the Environment, Snyder called on the Dept. More...

Political Cartoon

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Letters to The Editor

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

Fracking here to stay More...

Sports

East falls to Fenton in softball

LAPEER — The Lady Eagles were only able to get one game in to open their season at home on Monday, falling to Fenton in a Flint Metro League contest, 11-4. More...

West tops North Branch in season opener

NORTH BRANCH -- In non-league competition on Monday, Lapeer West beat North Branch 10-1 in the first game of a doubleheader. The second contest was called because of darkness in the third inning. More...

World’s largest ...

CASEY, Ill. – Since the area high school golf teams continue to be dogged by the weather, The County Press Sports Editor found this gem while traveling back home through the Midwest on (Monday) … the world’s largest golf tee. More...

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