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Train vehicle has 25-year local history

LAPEER TWP. — Tragedy struck just after 10 a.m. Saturday on what was meant to be a celebratory day, though quickly turned fatal after a horrific car accident. More...

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Police Beat

Police Beat

No license ends with tickets LAPEER TWP. — Michigan State Police cited a motorist with driving while license suspended Sunday following a traffic stop on South Lapeer Road near West Newark Road. More...

Lapeer Police Dept. incidents

SUNDAY When: 7:30 a.m. Where: Rowden Park Incident: Suspicous • Male subject reported to be passed out in the park. A 33-year-old Lapeer man was cited for open intoxicant. More...

Opinion

Emergency responders deserve salute for actions on front lines

A nother Lapeer County family this week is mourning the death of their loved one while friends and family of nearly a dozen people involved in a tragic accident that occurred Saturday morning at Turrill and Clark Roads are coping with the injuries an More...

Talk To Your Elected Officials

State Representative Kevin Daley (R) P.O. Box 30014 Lansing, MI 48909 Phone: 517-373-1800 kevindaley@house.mi.gov State Senator Phil Pavlov (R) P.O. Box 30036 Lansing, MI 48909 Phone: 517-373-7708 senppavlov@senate. michigan.gov More...

Political Cartoon

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Marketplace

Salad, it’s what’s for lunch

Salad is a quick to prepare, easy lunch

LAPEER TWP. More...

Turn ‘no’ to milk to YES!

LAPEER COUNTY — There are many types of milk available to us. The milk most commonly available includes: Fat-free (skim) milk: 80 calories and zero grams of fat per eight ounce serving More...

Healthier school meals are a promising strategy to improve the diets of children

LAPEER COUNTY — School meals provide a significant source of nutrition to millions of children every day and serve as an influential setting in which to model healthy eating. More...

Community View

That’s what SHE Said

Your kids will never forget their crazy college years ... and neither will you

I t was the “Jesus” guitar strap that worried me. I saw it as I was putting the XL twin sheets on the top bunk bed in Trevor’s dorm room at Belmont University. More...

Down on the FARM

Pete Headrick, who along with wife, Cindy, and friends Wayne Jackson, Gail Gowan and Richard Rudy make up Copper Creek, picks out a country western tune at the Davis Brothers Farm Fest. More...

Honoring Robin Williams

Local film maker pays homage to actor, shows two of his films

IMLAY CITY — Local film maker Steven Thomas will be showing two films at 6 p.m. Sept. 6 at Lamb-Steele Park to honor the late comedian and film star Robin Williams. More...

Breaking News - 5:04 PM

Novelty vehicle crash claims second life  Free Access 

LAPEER — A crash that took the life of an 80-year-old Metamora woman Saturday morning has claimed another life.The Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Breaking News - 4:37 PM

Imlay City Commission holds special meeting Thursday night  Free Access 

IMLAY CITY — In the wake of the abrupt resignation of Tim Sadowski, the city’s clerk/treasurer, Aug. 13 the city commission is holding a special meeting at 6 p.m. More...

McLaren goes ‘code triage’ to accommodate accident victims

LAPEER — Saturday morning, shortly after a horrific accident at the intersection of Clark and Turrill roads, McLaren Lapeer Region received numerous patients flooding through the doors of its emergency room. More...

Sports Update

Joe Long cut by Bears

North Branch coach gets 1,000th win

   Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, 9:50 a.m.  — CHICAGO, Il.— Yesterday the Chicago Bears cut Lapeer East grad. Full Story


News

Left-hand turns possible again on part of M-24

LAPEER — Life just got a smidgeon easier for long-suffering motorists on M-24. Michigan Dept. of Transportation officials have announced lefthand turns are possible again on the road north of Tower Street. More...

Baker College campuses revamp administrative professional program

FLINT — Baker College of Flint has given its administrative professional program a transformation to better align with the duties of modern-day employment opportunities. More...

Mindykowski in town for meet and greet, ALS Challenge

Democratic Senate candidate pays visit at meeting of supporters

LAPEER TWP. — Ron Mindykowski, the Democratic candidate for the 31st State Senate District, knocked on doors in Lapeer Monday afternoon as he broadened his efforts to introduce himself to voters in our community. More...

Obituaries

VITA ROSARIA KIPP,

73, of Lapeer (formerly of Detroit) died Wednesday, August 20, 2014. More...

DOLORES ANNA LABAZA,

86, of Lapeer (formerly of Flint and Cleveland), died Friday, August 22, 2014. More...

MARY “THERESE” SWEENEY,

84, of Lapeer, died Wednesday, August 20, 2014. More...

Sports

Lapeer, North Branch win weekend volleyball tournaments

PERRY – The Lightning went 5-0 to take the title at the Perry tournament on Saturday. Lapeer opened pool play with a 25-11, 25-20 win over Potterville. More...

Questions abound

Welcome back everybody. It’s nice to see everyone again. There seems to be more excitement in the room than usual. Could that be because we’re beginning a new high school sports season this week? More...

Lapeer shuts out Goodrich, 1-0

LAPEER — Eric McGeary’s goal in the opening moments of the second half gave Lapeer a 1-0 victory over Goodrich Monday night. More...

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