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Boat vandalized HADLEY TWP. — A Pratt Drive man told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Aug. 26 that vandals overfilled the oil in the engine of his 24-foot pontoon boat and put water in the gas tank sometime between Aug. 16 and Aug. 23. More...

Lapeer Police Department incident report

FRIDAY When: 5:30 a.m. Where: 800 block of S. Main Incident: Alarm • Business alarm. THURSDAY When: 7 p.m. More...



Another dog bite reminder to always keep animals secured

In today’s paper, The County Press is once again reporting that there has been another dog bite incident in our community, resulting in serious injury to a jogger. More...


Optimistic about Lapeer’s youth

The Lapeer Optimist Club thanks everyone who supported our Lapeer Days fundraiser this year through your purchase of chicken dinner tickets, by visiting our beer tent and Vegas tent and by participating in our cornhole tournament. More...


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Trending Now: Part-time legislators a good idea • Courser just needs to go Thanks Hadley board More...


Lapeer Farm & Garden buys Ray C’s Extreme building

LAPEER — Doing business in Lapeer since March, Lapeer Farm & Garden is moving and as a result will add hundreds of new products to be available to area residents as it gains a significant retail presence on Imlay City Road. More...

McLaren welcomes podiatrist to Lapeer

LAPEER — Christopher Hehemann, DPM, a board certified podiatrist, has joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint Dr. Hehemann is in practice with Professional Foot & Ankle Centers, PC in Lapeer. More...

Lapeer Gold and Diamond celebrates grand opening in its new location

LAPEER — Benjamin Franklin said that the three hardest things, in no particular order, are: steel, diamonds, and to know one’s self. More...

Community View

Love INC, LCCF team up, stuff backpacks for kids

MAYFIELD TWP. — Love INC volunteer Melody Dawn is known as “The Lapeer County Backpack Lady,” and she wears that title proudly. More...




TodayDown Home Days at Oregon UnitedMethodist Church 2985 GermanRd., Columbiaville on Sunday, Aug.30 from 12-3:30 p.m. More...

Breaking News - 5:01 PM

House investigation report details misconduct by Rep. Courser

LAPEER — After nearly three weeks of investigation by the House Business Office of alleged misconduct by state Reps. More...

Breaking News - 2:24 PM

House Speaker calls for Courser, Gamrat to resign following internal investigation

LAPEER COUNTY — Citing “several examples of misconduct that are wholly inappropriate for a sitting lawmaker,” stemming from an investigation into the extramarital affair between state Rep. Todd Courser and Rep. More...


County commission to Courser: Resign

LAPEER — The Lapeer County Board of Commissioners on Thursday agreed to send Rep. Todd Courser a letter with a simple message — resign. More...

Sports Update

Lapeer soccer shuts out Goodrich 3-0

Lapeer golf second

   Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, 9 p.m. — The Lapeer boys' soccer team shut out Goodrich 3-0 at Goodrich today. (Boys soccer) North Branch 0, Clio 7 Full Story


Cause of fire ‘undetermined’

Lapeer Fire & Rescue Fire Marshal Ron Best said the cause of an Aug. More...

Lefty finds new home in Monroe County

LAPEER — Lefty, the 9-year-old Lab- Pit at the center of a seven-month court battle, has a new home. Last month Chief Circuit Court Judge Nick O. More...

Man bitten by dog while jogging

OREGON TWP. — Lapeer County Animal Control is investigating an incident that sent a jogger to McLaren Lapeer Region Wednesday with a bite wound to his left arm. More...



ROVELLE F. SMITH, 82, of Lapeer (formerly of St. Johns, MI), died Friday, August 21, 2015. He was born November 14, 1932, in Centreville, MI, to Seymour and Gertrude Smith. Mr. More...


SUSAN “YAHMIE” (CHILDERS) SAMP, 62, of Anderson, IN (formerly of Lapeer), died Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at St. Vincent’s Regional Hospital in Anderson, after a brief illness. More...


MARK LEONARD REBER, 64, of Lapeer, passed away August 20, 2015 in the comforts of his home. More...



Physical defense, potent offense propels Lapeer

ROCHESTER —When Lapeer and Rochester met in the season opener a year ago, Lapeer was firing on all cylinders en route to a 42-0 win. More...

Perfect conditions

What a beautiful night for the high school football openers. More...

Playmakers of the Week

PASSING Elijah Hunt (LA) 15-of-21, 257 yds., 2 TDAdam Finn (AL) 5-of-8, 157, TDMac McGough (NB) 5-of-12, 58, TDTravis Main (LV) 4-of-11, 51, TD RUSHING More...

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2016 Chevy Volt Increases Range Nearly 40 percent

EPA-estimated pure electric range is 53 miles

Range anxiety – the fear that your EV will run out of power away from a charging station – is major issue with potential buyers. More...


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