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Police Beat

Sentenced

Editor’s note: The following sentences that involve jail or prison time were administered last week by 40th Circuit Court Judge Nick O. Holowka. More...

Police Beat

Domestic incidents More...

Lapeer Police Department incidents

TUESDAY When: 4:12 a.m.Where: 200 block of Charbridge Incident: Medical• Assisted EMS. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Get to know the candidates, issues

March 8 is quickly approaching, an important election day in Lapeer County and across Michigan. More...

READER FEEDBACK

Jurors should be ashamed, Grondin not a killer

How in the world was K.C. Grondin found guilty? There was no witness, there was no weapon, there was a botched interrogation by the Michigan State Police and there were other suspects that may have had a motive and yet the jury found him guilty? More...

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• Trending Now: Kasich has a fan • Minimum wage • Grondin poorly represented Voting for Gov. John Kasich More...

Sports

Lightning in cruise control

LAPEER – Lapeer held Davison scoreless and jumped out to a 19-0 lead after one and went on to overpower Davison 54-23 Friday. The Lightning maintained their 19-point lead (31-12) at the break. More...

Dryden falls on late 3-pointer by Deckerville

DECKERVILLE – In a physical contest that saw nearly 40 fouls whistled, it was the shortest guy on the court that had the final say. More...

Defense does it

Leading up to Super Bowl 50 this past Sunday, there was quite a bit of hype to say the least. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

THIS WEEK

TodayPasties Sale at Imlay City ChristianSchool is now taking orders for thefamous Lawry’s U.P. Pasties untilWednesday, Feb. 10. 12 oz. beefpasties are $6 each, $32 for a halfdozen, or $60 for a dozen. More...

Grondin awaits transfer to Jackson

LAPEER — Convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison, Kenneth C. More...

A.J. Wetzel newest school resource officer at LCS

LAPEER — For A.J. Wetzel, the newest school resource officer (SRO) for Lapeer Community Schools, the success of his job depends greatly on trust and respect. More...

Sports Update

LakeVille girls beat Millington for second time

Lapeer boys/girls lose against Powers

   Thursday, February 11, 2016, 10:15 p.m.-- OTISVILLE-- The LakeVille girls' basketball team beat rival Millington for the second time this season, this time 50-41 tonight. Full Story


News

Metamora hires officers, purchases new vehicle

METAMORA TWP. — New officers and a new vehicle will soon be joining the Metamora Township Police Dept. Jennifer Byrd was expected to be sworn in yesterday (Feb. 9) to the department and will work as a part-time officer. More...

Almont celebrates Polar Palooza

Almont Township’s Sophia Morfino, 5, bites into a cookie she decorated with every sprinkle they had at Saturday’s Polar Palooza in Almont. More...

Metamora Twp. legal counsel outlines its plans to fight gravel mine application

METAMORA TWP. More...

Obituaries

MICHAEL N. GULLIAN

MICHAEL N. GULLIAN, 64, of Columbiaville, died February 7, 2016 at home. Mike was born June 13, 1951, in Highland Park, the son of the late Simon and Henrietta (Balabanian) Gullian. More...

KATHLEEN LILLIAN NOAKE

KATHLEEN LILLIAN NOAKE, 93, of Lapeer, died Friday, February 5, 2016. More...

THOMAS EDWARD SCHLAUD

THOMAS EDWARD SCHLAUD, 81, of Lapeer, died Tuesday, February 2, 2016. Tom was born April 27, 1934, on the family farm, to Edward and Marie (Havers) Schlaud, in North Branch. He proudly served his country in the U.S. More...

Community View

Big Game Extravaganza a Super Bowl tradition

Continuing a tradition that dates back at least 18 years, Father Doug’s Annual Big Game Extravaganza was held Sunday evening in the community room at Bishop Kelley Catholic School in Lapeer. Fr. More...

Money and control go hand-in-hand, and both have a very tight grip!

I wanted eight cylinders of muscle, and carburetors in multiples of four. A beast that got from point A to B in seconds, with as much testosterone as the young man behind the wheel. More...

LapeerMemories

Valentine’s Day was a fun time at country school way back when

Well, here it is folks — the time of year of cupids, hearts and flowers, candy of all kind, music boxes that play love songs, and Teddy bears holding signs that say, “Be mine.” More...

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