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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

143rd Volume - Issue No. 35 www.tricitytimes-online.com

New faces in
Capac district
New superintendent,
principals, athletic
director join the team
By Maria Brown

CAPAC Several new faces will greet stu-

dents on the first day of classes on Tuesday,
Sept. 5, including three new administrators
Superintendent Jeff Terpenning, Elementary

Photo by Mike Mercier

Principal Sean Lively and Jr.-Sr. High School
Assistant Principal/Athletic Director Rich Cross.
Terpennings first day on the job was
Monday but he stresses he already feels at home,
having grown up in the area and coached in rival
With the Dryden Cardinal in the backdrop, Michigan Board of Education Superintendent Brian
Whiston discusses plans for future during last weeks visit to Dryden Jr./Sr. High School.

Pathways for success

Capac has a lot of rich traditions and a rich
past. Im happy to be back home, he said.
Terpenning grew up in Deckerville; coached
in his hometown, Marlette and Sandusky but
spent the last 14 years in the southern part of the
state. For the last five years, he served as princi-
pal of Hillsdale High School.
His career goal, he said, was to eventually
return to his rootsMichigans Thumb. State superintendent talks Top Ten during visit to Dryden
I was selective about where I looked for job
openings, Terpenning said from behind his desk By Tom Wearing Michigan Board of Education Supt. Following an introduction by
at the districts Central Office on Tuesday. twearing@pageone-inc.com Brian J. Whiston during a visit to DrydenSchools Supt. Mary Finnigan,
He stresses that he intends to stay put too. Dryden Schools. Whiston applauded the district for
DRYDEN After a decade of A former Dearborn Public already meeting many of the stan-
Capac is not a stepping stone for me. My pay cuts and reductions in benefits,
pass through is retirement and thats a little ways Schools superintendent, Whiston was dards he believes can greatly improve
the State of Michigan is experiencing selected State Superintendent in July K-12 education in Michigan.
away, he said with a smile. a significant shortage of teachers. of 2017, from a pool of 50 highly- Whiston alluded to the Dryden
That was one of several sobering qualified candidates.
New faces page 14-A facts shared Tuesday, Aug. 22, by Success page 14-A

Brohls generosity recognized

Almont Lions recognize local
business for supporting community
By Tom Wearing munity throughout the

Great start! twearing@pageone-inc.com

They do a lot to sup-
port the Lions and the
Backpack, food give- Lions Club members last whole community, Ohlert
away a big success, Tuesday acknowledged says. Theyve always
...see pages 3-A local business owners been there for us.
Karen and Jim Brohl for Actually, this honor is
their many contributions long overdue.
to Lions causes. Joined by fellow Lions
The Brohls have Fran Revell and Delores
Photo by Tom Wearing

owned and operated and Jim Bartlett, Ohlert

Brohls Flower Garden at presented the couple with
8751 Almont Road since a commemorative plaque.
2003. Karen Brohl says the
Lion Pat Ohlert says appreciation goes both
the couple has demonstrat- ways, acknowledging the Almont Lion Pat Ohlert presents a plaque to business owners Karen and

Rotary roast
ed uncommon generosity Jim Brohl for the continued generosity to the club and community. Also
and support for the com- Recognized page 14-A pictured are Lions Fran Revell, Jim Bartlett and Delores Bartlett.

Pig roast planned to

support FFA project,
...see page 12-A
Artist Meet and
Greet is on tap
Community invited to free
event on Sept. 7 in Imlay City
tricitytimes-online.com By Catherine Minolli DDA Director Dana
cminolli@pageone-inc.com Walker says the Meet and
Greet is the grand finale
IMLAY CITY of this years Art in Action
FACEBOOK Mark your calendar for initiative, which involved
Thursday, Sept. 7 for an six area artists who created
Artist Meet and Greet at more than 20 pieces of art-
facebook.com 150 Bancroft Street from work during the month of
/Tricitytimes/ 5-7 p.m. August.
Community members
Community members
are welcome to stop in the will have the opportunity to
Pop Up art studio and talk with the 6 artists that
The Tri-City Times view the many diverse cre- created over 20 pieces of
is printed on ations made by local artists artwork during the month
recycled paper over the past few weeks. of August.
Light snacks and beverages A wide range of styles
will be served. There is no and tastes are represented
charge to attend. within the artwork, Walker
Facebook photo

The event is being says. That was the biggest

hosted by the Imlay City advantage of hosting six
Downtown Development artists this year.
Artists work on new creations for 2017 Art in Action initiative hosted by Authority as part of its
the Imlay City DDA. Art in Action initiative. Artist page 14-A

Crash claims life of Imlay woman

By Maria Brown the roadway and struck a Sheriff deputies arrived on The crash remains
mbrown@pageone-inc.com small tree on the south side scene and attempted to pry under investigation by the
of the road before striking the passenger door sheriffs office.
IMLAY TWP. A 26 a much larger tree, Sgt. open,Herfert stated. According to her obitu-
year-old Imlay City woman Jeremy Herfert stated in a It was determined that ary, Rodriguez is a 2009
died in a single-car acci- press release. extrication was needed. graduate of Imlay City
dent on Saturday morning. Herfert said its The Imlay City Fire High School and is sur-
According to the Lapeer believed the victim was Department was dispatched vived by her parents, a son
County Sheriffs Office, fatigued at the time of the to the scene for extrication and daughter, sister and
Monica Huerta Rodriguez crash. purposes. brother.
was westbound on Rider Officer Ryan Wilson Others assisting on Funeral services will be
Rd., between Bristol and from the Almont Police scene were Lapeer County held on Thursday at Muir
Bowman roads, just after 9 Department arrived on EMS and Michigan State Brothers Funeral Home in
a.m. when her vehicle left scene and Lapeer County Police. Imlay City.

Photo by Tom Wearing

LCCF Womens Fund seeking applications
LAPEERCOUNTY applicants. tional goals, while balanc- ence in our community.
Its back to school time LCCFDirector ing them with other life That tradition of leader-
and the Lapeer County Nancy Boxey said the demands. ship and service to the Alarm at Hickory Square
Community Foundations funds are designed to assist Boxey said funding is Lapeer community contin- Imlay City Fire Chief Rick Horton was the
Womens Fund has funding non-traditional women stu- made available through a ues today.. first at the scene of a reported fire at Hickory
available for eligible female dents pursue their educa- partnership with the The original members Square Apartment complex on Almont Ave.
Foundation for Mott pledged to give $500 in Tuesday morning. There was no apparent
Community College. five years to build the smoke or flames on the scene, however fire-
FREE MARKET EVALUATION Female students in endowment. fighters arrived with full gear and equip-
FOR YOUR HOME OR FARM Lapeer County may apply Interest from the ment. A further report was not available by
for the grants to help cover endowment is used annual- press time.
LET US HELP YOU SELL YOUR HOME! non-tuition school expenses ly for grants to support and
that become burdensome. enhance the lives of women
Early deadlines
A legacy to women and their children in the
LOCATED AT NEWARK RD. & ALMONT AVE. The Womens Fund is a areas of health, human ser-

MAINSTREET unique legacy established vice, education and enrich-

by the generosity of 100 ment. In observance of the Minolli at 810-724-2615
844 Van Dyke ALMONT founding women who The Womens Fund Labor Day holiday, the Tri- with questions or for more
wanted to make a differ- motto is Every woman City Times offices will be information.
must have a purse of her closed on Monday,
own. September 4th.

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Honoring Our Workforce

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A great start!
Backpack, food giveaway draws big crowd in Capac
By Maria Brown were prepared for the
mbrown@pageone-inc.com Capac event, 315 were dis-
tributed. The remainder
CAPAC More than were taken to the Yale
300 children and their fam- School District.

Photo by Maria Brown

ilies got a jump start on It was an amazing day.
school year preparations at We had so many volun-
the Backpack Giveaway at teers, especially students,
Capac Elementary School who were able to come out
held on Friday, August 18. and help, Hayes said.
School-aged children The foundations Yale
Volunteers hand out cereal, raisins, baked goods, juice and lots of fresh
were given free, supply- and Capac Community
meat and produce at last Fridays giveaway event at Capac Elementary
filled backpacks and their Team coordinates volun-
families, plus others, were teer efforts at the annual
sent home with boxes of event intended for low traditional 18.
free food too. YAC member Lilly income families in those Everyone is getting
Heather Hayes, com- Rodriguez and NHS school districts. It was one 4-6 packages of chicken,
munity outreach represen- member Cassidy Tullio of three backpack give- pork, beef, hot dogs and
tative for the McLaren Port hand out fresh cucum- aways in St. Clair County that includes patties and
Huron Hospital Foundation, bers and other pro- that are overseen by Blue roasts, Schroeder said.
said of 350 backpacks that duce last week. Water Community Action. We have lots of vari-
Distribution of food ety including four skids of
returned for the 2017 give- fresh vegetables.
away after a one-year hia- Making it all possible
tus. A number of organiza- were new donors to the
tions and businesses effort including the Capac
teamed up to make the Chamber of Commerce
giveaway even better than and IPEX, Four County
ever, said Matt Schroeder, Community Foundations
a commercial loan officer financial advisor. They
with Lakestone Bank and joined continuing donors

Photo by Maria Brown

treasurer on the Capac Four County Community
Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Lakestone
board. Bank.
Schroeder, who has Assisting on site that
helped in the past, said he day were the Mussey
wanted to make sure fami- Township Fire Department, Siblings Ashley, Iker and Leah are all smiles
lies received a wide variety Capac High School after picking out their backpacks in Capac last
of nutritious food and did a National Honor Society Friday.
Photo by Maria Brown

bit of campaigning to col- members, members of Four

lect extra funds so that the Countys Youth Advisory
giveaway was guaranteed
to have a large supply of
meat. As a result, the
Council and foundation
board members, IPEX
staff, Lakestone staff,
Your Local Agent
Nearly all of the 350 supply-filled backpacks Eastern Michigan Food Cargill Salt staff, Capac
- for -
were distributed to families from the Capac Bank delivered 26 skids of Elementary School staff
and Yale school districts at the event. food, an increase from the and the Capac Food Pantry.
Capac Food Pantry vol-

unteer Joyce Kaufman
ordered the food delivery
on the giveaways behalf.

Although the event is
intended for low income
county residents, no one
was required to show proof

of income. Schroeder said
that the goal of the event is
to make sure the areas
most vulnerable citizens
are cared for.
At the end of the day,
its all about seeing kids
and our senior citizens GASS-BECKER INSURANCE
Photo by Maria Brown

going home with lots of


Various groups and businesses were represented at last Fridays give-

away including (back) Cargill Salts Jim Benner and Mike Wilcox, Four Farm Fresh Locally Grown
Thursdays 1-6pm
County YAC member AJ Geoit, Joe Worden of Lakestone Bank, Matt
Schroeder of the Capac Chamber of Commerce, Neha Patel of IPEX,
(front) National Honor Society member Ben Geliske, Janet Bauer of the
Four County Community Foundation and Joyce Kaufman of the Capac
Food Pantry. Saturdays 9am-1pm Corner of Third and Main Street
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Thursdays 1pm - 6pm Sunrise Saturdays 9am - 1pm
Children 12 and under receive a FREE market item each month.

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Yarbrough helps new school

year get off to a great start
Insurance group donates supplies to Orchard Primary
By Catherine Minolli for the new school year two dozen baskets of new
cminolli@pageone-inc.com courtesy of Yarbrough school suppliesone for
Insurance Group. each teacher at the primary
ALMONT Teachers Last Wednesday, Aug. school.
and students at Orchard 23, Yarbrough representa- We appreciate every-
Primary School got a boost tives presented more than thing the teachers do for
the students and this is a
way for us to show our
gratitude, says Christy
Yarbrough, president of
Yarbrough Insurance
We hope this helps

Photo provided
start the school year on a
positive note.
The brimming supply
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hand sanitizer, glue, scis- Office Manager Michele Goetzinger with baskets of school supplies
sors and some grade-spe- donated to teachers at Orchard Primary School in Almont.
cific items.
Photo provided

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Letters from Vietnam sought byLapeer VA

By Tom Wearing friends and family mem- Airport.
twearing@pageone-inc.com bers are eligible to put their
personal touch on the pre-
"Those letters We are asking local
veterans and family mem-
LAPEERCOUNTY view. to and from bers who received and still
Noted filmmaker Ken The film and preview have letters from Vietnam
Burns latest documentary screening are part of the home provided to contact us, Ronders
will pay an early visit to commemoration of the 50th requested.
Lapeer. anniversary of the Vietnam an important Ronders said copies of
In conjunction with War. the original letters will be
Burns work, Lapeer To take part in the pro- link for those made at the Lapeer County
Vietnam veterans and their
families are being asked to
gram, WCMU and Lapeer
County Veterans Affairs
serving in VA office for display.
The copied letters will
share their recollections of Department is conducting a
Letters Home project.
Vietnam." then be posted to a travel-
ling Letters Home display
that troubled time with oth-
ers across the state. The film will be accom- at Honoring Heroes and
WCMU, the public panied by a public engage- --Ed Ronders, other Michigan events dur- letter writing was the pri- a.m.-5 p.m. The offices are
broadcasting television sta- ment including the film Lapeer County ing the fall and winter. mary means of communi- closed for lunch from noon-
tion at Central Michigan preview and video and We welcome veterans cation. 1 p.m.
University, is organizing a
preview of Burns 10-part
audio recordings
Vietnam veterans and their
by VA Director and family who may have
received and saved letters
Those letters to and For further details, call
from home provided an the VAoffice at 810-667-
18-hour documentary, enti- families of letters sent from loved ones, to join in important link for those 0256.
tled The Vietnam War, home. rys Sept. 17 premiere. this project, Ronders serving in Vietnam, Honoring Heroes is a
during an Honoring Heroes Lapeer County VA A screening of the doc- urged. Ronders noted. This pro- daylong event held in part-
event Saturday, Sept. 9 at Director Ed Ronders said umentary will be shown Lest it be forgotten, gram is an opportunity to nership with the VA,
the DuPont Lapeer Airport. the recordings will air in during the Sept. 9 Honoring Ronders reminds that abe- take a look back at a pivotal Michigan Veterans Affairs
Vietnam veterans, advance of the documenta- Heroes program at Dupont fore texting and the Internet, time in the lives of these Agency and the Sea of

Capac seeks proposed managers ordinance

and all veterans. Goodwill.
The Lapeer County VA The focus is to connect
office is located in down- veterans and their families
town Lapeer and is open with vital resources and
By Maria Brown ongoing for the construc- Lawrence just over 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday from 8 benefits.
mbrown@pageone-inc.com tion of a new Loves Travel years ago. They and Bryan President John Grzyb
Stop at I-69 and Capac Rd, Black were recalled in a reported that work at the
CAPAC Village
attorney Al Francis has
valued at $11 million,
bumping up the villages
2005 special election after
a citizens group claimed
Aldrich Street park should
begin soon with DPW staff
Donations sought for
been asked to draw up a
proposed managers ordi-
current taxable value of
$30.1 million. Developers
the council hired Heath
Kaplan without a managers
starting on the creation of a
sand volleyball court.
Rummage Sale
nance for the councils have reportedly inquired ordinance on the books. The council received TRI-CITY AREA If youd like to clear out
review. about other property near In other business at Recreation Passport grant some stuff and help a good cause by doing so, you
The council, at their the interstate and within the their August 21 meeting: dollars from the state of have that chance right now. Maple Vista (formerly
August 21 meeting, voted village limits. members approved a Michigan to develop their Sanctuary at Maple Vista) is seeking donations for an
6-1 on the matter with We can adopt a gener- free garage sale weekend property at the end of East upcoming rummage sale planned for Sept. 7-8 from 9
President Pro-Tem Paul ic ordinance now and then for Sept. 21-24, allowing Aldrich St. a.m-3 p.m. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the
Libkie voting no. amend it later when it residents to host garage In other recent council
residents of Maple Vista toward entertainment, out-
Member Joe Nemecek comes time to hire, sales without the need for a matters:
Nemecek said. permit. members approved ings, craft supplies, etc. Drop off items at the com-
brought up the matter, say-
ing that if the village con- Nemecek referenced the council established spending up to $20,000 on munity, which is located at 600 Maple Vista, behind
tinues to see growth, they the controversy that encom- the traditional trick-or- 2,200 square feet of side- Sacred Heart Catholic Church. For more information
might need to hire a man- passed him and fellow treating hours for walk repair and that work is call Maple Vista at 810-724-6300.
ager in the future. Work is councilmember Bruce Halloween, October 31, ongoing.

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Sheriff offers kids and adults back to school safety tips

Summer is officially the most recent data from zones throughout the coun- to school or congregating Stay out of the road- use a bike that is the right
coming to an end which the National High Traffic ty. Here are some addition- near bus stops. Be alert for way while waiting for the size for them and make
means Lapeer County stu- Safety Administration. al tips from the Lapeer new student drivers. bus to arrive. sure they dont have any
dents will be headed to the We live in an age where County Sheriffs Office for Remember buses will Make sure you remain loose clothing, drawstrings
classroom and Sheriff Scott we are surrounded by dis- a safe trip back to school. make frequent stops. Its in clear view of the bus or shoelaces.
McKenna wants your chil- tractions. Drivers and If you drive your chil- not only dangerous to stu- driver. Never walk behind Bike riders should ride
drens journey to be as safe pedestrians need to be dren to school: dents, but its against the the bus. on the right, in the same
as possible. aware of the dangers of Be sure to use the law to pass a school bus Look both ways before direction as traffic, and use
Of the 301 school-age being on their cell phones appropriate parent drop- while its stopped on the getting on the bus. appropriate hand signals.
children killed from 2006 while driving. The bottom off/pick-up areas. Once at roadway picking up and After getting off the Bycyclists also should
to 2015 in school transpor- line is put the cell phone the school, please follow dropping off students. bus, look both ways and respect traffic lights and
tation-related crashes in the away and get to school in a the instruction given by the When turning at an then move immediately stop signs.
United States, 102 were safe manner. schools staff. intersection, be sure to onto the sidewalk and out Please take the time
pedestrians and eight were Deputies will be out in Drive defensively. yield to pedestrians and of traffic. and sit down with your
pedal cyclists, according to full force patrolling school Please be aware that chil- cyclists. If you are a student children and review these
dren are not always paying If you are a student rid- walking or biking to school: safety tips. The Sheriffs
attention and could walk ing the bus: When walking, walk Office wishes all the stu-
out in front of your vehicle. Students must follow on sidewalks where avail- dents of Lapeer County a
Our Opinion Please be prepared to stop
all of the rules of the bus.
Bus drivers need to pay
able and always cross at the
safe and blessed school
Slow down and watch attention to the roadway For bike riders, wear a Sheriff Scott
out for school zones and and not be distracted by properly-fitted helmet at all McKenna,
children walking or biking poor student behavior. times. Also, riders should Lapeer County

Tea Party meeting scheduled Sept. 5

The next general meet- local veterans, and what you keep track of what our announced at the end of
ing of the Lapeer County still needs to be done. I elected officials are doing. each meeting.
Tea Party will be Tues., know that all of us are con- Please follow our We invite you and your
September 5, at 7 p.m. at cerned about taking care of website at www.lap- friends to the Lapeer
the Mayfield Township our veterans. eerteaparty.org, our post- County Tea Party to get the
Hall, 1900 N. Saginaw St., In our agenda we have card program and our let- most updated news from
Lapeer. saved time for our other ters to the editor. Our Tea your elected officials and
Ed Ronders, Director political friends that often Party was created to inform those involved in making
of Lapeer County Veterans stop by and want to share and educate voters about decisions for our home-
Affairs, will be our guest issues that are of interest to current issues in our feder- town.
speaker. He will talk about our citizens. al, state and local govern- Hope to see you there.
whats been accomplished You will have a chance ments. Tim Lintz
Horseback riders make their way down the in Congress for our veter- to ask them questions and As always, our meet- Director
Polly Ann Trail. ans. He will also talk about hear their answers. You ings are free to the public. Lapeer County
what new programs have can count on the Lapeer We also have a 50/50 Tea Party
been instigated for our County Tea Party to help drawing with the winner Lapeer
Help Friends of
Matching funds needed by Sept. 30
Polly Ann reach goal
The Friends of the $25,000, the Lapeer County amount of $100,000. can provide will be greatly
he Polly Ann Trail has become a Polly Ann Trail are in the Community Foundation In addition to donating appreciated.
midst of a fundraising cam- has agreed to contribute through Patronicity, checks Thank you!
popular recreation spot for residents paign to raise $100,000 as $25,000 and we have grant may be sent to the Friends Barbara Yockey
from south of Dryden on up a required match for our requests pending with other of the Polly Ann Trail at Board Member
through Imlay City and areas north. request for $300,000 from foundations as well, includ- P.O. Box 123, Dryden, MI Friends of the Polly Ann
The peaceful stretch of former rail bed the DNR to improve and ing the DTE Foundation. 48428. Trail
is limited to non-motorized traffic, and resurface the Polly Ann We are partnering with Any support that you Imlay City
Trail from Imlay City to Patronicity at http://www.
School supplies list
therefore has become a haven for cyclists, Dryden. patronicity.com/
runners, horseback riders and those who If we can raise the L a p e e r P o l l y A n n Tr a i l
enjoy strolling through the Trails natural
is available online
funds, and if our grant where donations are
setting for some fresh air and physical request is approved by the accepted by debit or credit
DNR, the trail will be card.
activity. resurfaced with 8 of We anticipate that we
Parents from local over to pre-filled shopping
Over the years, the Friends of the schools have a new tool in carts on Target, Walmart,
crushed limestone; six cul- will need to raise approxi-
Polly Ann Trail and the Imlay City their back-to-school bag of Jet.com or Amazon to pur-
verts will be built; two mately $30,000 from indi-
tricks this year as all of chase their list and have it
Downtown Development Authority, bridge approaches will be viduals in the community.
their schools supply lists shipped right to their home.
among other groups, have collaborated on reconstructed which will As of August 16, 2017, we
are now posted on Target and Walmart also
be ADA compliant; and the have raised $7,191 from
Trail improvement projects that range drainage issues on the trail individuals toward our
TeacherLists.com. offer in store pick-up.
from signage to repairs. A few months With just one or two Super easy, super conve-
will be resolved. remaining match amount
clicks, parents can find nient.
ago, the city of Imlay City and Pinnacle So far, the Friends of of approximately $30,000.
their childs exact supply
Foods Vlasic plant teamed up to provide the Polly Ann Trail has We have until September
list and then click right Letters page 12-A
lighting on the portion of the Polly Ann committed to providing 30, 2017 to raise the total
that runs behind the pickle plant.
Lapeer County Commissioners got on
board with an opportunity to improve the
Unexpected sights during solar eclipse
Trail by approving a grant application that
would, if approved, provide some
I start out blaming it on
the solar eclipse and the
days leading up to it.
search gets messed up
when darkness overtakes
light? Could that be the
$300,000 from the Michigan Department What else could be the reason?
of Natural Resources to improve and reason that reality as I According to Andrew
resurface the trail from Imlay City to knew it was all topsy Fazekass August 14, 2017
turvy? story in National
Dryden. One of the requirements of the That things are confus- Geographic, the effects of
grant is the community must raise a ing, where Im taken off a total solar eclipse in the
matching grant of $100,000. The Lapeer guard, where its obvious animal kingdom were doc-
County Community Foundation has Ive either been misunder- umented centuries ago.
agreed to contribute $25,000 toward that stood or very wrong about One of the earliest
stories comes from Italian
sum, as has the Friends of the Polly Ann monk Ristoro dArezzo,
Trail group. Other grant requests are who described what hap-
pending with a variety of sources. pened during a total
Fundraising efforts thus far have eclipse on June 3, 1239,
Fazekas writes.
resulted in $7,191 of a $30,000 communi-
Website image

As the sun disap-

ty goal set by the Friends of the Polly peared and the sky turned
Ann. This is a relatively small amount to
raise toward a big sum that will make an
Observations in ink... dark, all the animals and
birds were terrified; and The Vikings believed that the sun was being
even bigger difference for the Trail and Catherine Minolli the wild beasts could easi-
ly be caught, the good
consumed by wolves during a solar eclipse.
those who use it. Maybe so...
monk wrote.
The deadline to raise the $100,000 things. Im floored by the Hmmmm. Wild step with my perceived ward, surprising happen-
match is right around the corner assumptions, and confused beasts easily caught. A reality. Or that my percep- ings were an anomaly.
September 30. We believe area residents by the words and the field day (or night) for tions were very, very That was easier than
actions that dont line up. predators. It doesnt sur- wrong and things revealed accepting the truth of what
wont want to miss an opportunity to gar- Can I just blame it on the prise me. It just makes me themselves as really are, I was being shown.
ner a large sum of money from the state solar eclipse and the days sad. and I need to know that. So, maybe I shouldnt
that will be put to good use locally, and before and after it? And it also becomes As the late Maya Angelou blame it on the solar
were certain that the Friends group Is it possible that the reasonable to expect that said, When someone eclipse. Maybe its just
would welcome any sum that residents magical, mystical occur- paranoia would be at an all shows you who they are human nature. There are
rence of the moon tempo- time high as the suns light the first time, believe predators and prey in the
are able to contribute toward the goal. rarily blotting out the light is extinguished in the mid- them. animal kingdom, and Ive
We encourage residents to give what of the sun can create this dle of the day. Its no As big a David Byrne/ grown to discover its the
they can so that the Trail can be upgraded upside down effect on the stretch to see how the dis- Talking Heads fan I am, I same in the very human
and improved for all to enjoy. Take a min- human psyche and behav- sonance would reverberate certainly can say with world in which I live.
ior? deep into the heart and much determination that I In the past week or so,
ute to send a check made payable to the I dont think its a mind, and all sorts of pre- am naive no longer. I hear Ive seen a lot more than
Friends of the Polly Ann Trail to P.O. Box stretch to say yes. Its a viously known things Mayas words in a more just the solar eclipse. And
123, Dryden, MI 48428 or make a contri- widely reported fact that would be questioned. powerful way these days. as someone else said a
bution online through Patronicity at www. solar eclipses affect the White becomes black and Call me a slow learner, but long time ago, seeing is
patronicity.com/LapeerPollyAnnTrail. animal world. And as up is down, and whatnot. in the past it was common believing, solar eclipse or
David Byrne so succinctly And so I blame it on for me to view such not.
Together we can meet the goal and puts it in his very aptly the solar eclipse that pre- reveals as an aberration Sometimes it does take
take advantage of an opportunity to titled song Naive dation and paranoia rather than a reflection of some darkness for the light
enhance an already popular asset to the Melody, Im just an ani- reigned over logic and rea- the truth. It was easier to of the truth to shine.
Tri-City Area. mal searching for a son and things happened try to make excuses and/or Email Catherine at
home... Maybe that in ways that were out of tell myself that the awk- cminolli@pageone-inc.com.

Being a POWis no comedy

W hile channel surfing I
stumbled on to an old
episode of Hogans
a signatory to the Geneva
Convention and treated
most POWs reasonably
Heroes. It was a situation although the treatment of
comedy that ran in the late prisoners got progressively
1960s and was set in a worse as the war neared its
German Prisoner of War end.
camp, Stalag 13, during Bailey and Stamman
World War II. were two of 93,941
Since it was a comedy American POWs taken by
the Germans who ran the Germany. Ninety-two-
camp were completely thousand-eight-hundred-
inept while the Allied pris- twenty returned home. By
oners had the run of the contrast about 40% of the
place and could slip in and 27,465 POWs taken by

Photo provided
out of Japan were killed in captiv-
All the Liblong day... camp at ity.

Photo provided
will to con- So while thinking about
tinue to all of the above, I began to
help the Imlay City High School grad Milt Stamman, 2nd wonder what happened to
Allied from left, kneeling with B-17. German soldiers captured Iris Lee and Mel Underwood show off their
cause. by Americans? It turns out newly acquired eclipse viewing glasses.
Anyone Thats because the prison- that most of them were sent

Camp Franklin
who ever ers always came back to here to the United States.
saw the camp through their tunnels They came in empty
Rick to await their next mission.
Liblong show will
remember Occasionally Klink would
Liberty Ships returning
after delivering war materi-

Sgt. throw someone in the el in Europe. As many as ear Reader, it can be a Oh, Im sorry. That
Schultz, the camps first cooler (solitary confine- 30,000 a month arrived on marvelous gift when wasnt very hospitable of
sergeant, a lovable, rotund ment) but that was the American shores. life doesnt unfold as me, I said.
fellow who wouldnt harm worst of it and that never About 450,000 planned. He laughed.
a fly. He usually had an lasted long. Germans were held in more No sooner had I backed Hospitable? I was jok-
idea of what the POWs Hogans Heroes real- than 700 camps across the our car under the shade of ing.
were up to but he would ly was a funny show with country. Approximately a giant oak, opened our The ice broken, we
say, I hear NU-THING! I all of the missions the 6,000 of the Germans were trunk and dug into the exchanged names and
see NU-THING! POWs pulled off without held in the more than 30 cooler did a perfect strang- hometowns.
The camps command- the slightest inkling by the camps around Michigan. er appear. Brians friends Carl
er, Col. Klink, was another guards. Five camps, housing about Do you have and Corrie joined
likable guy, who bragged But that was comedy.
That was Hollywood. The The loveable Sgt. 1,000 POWs were in the solar glasses? the Honest Living . . . the conversation
that No one has ever Schultz, who knew Upper Peninsula with the bearded guy asked. and fun, as did
escaped from Stalag 13! real thing was very differ- rest in the Lower Peninsula. We have extras. our Camp
ent. nothing.
There were no camps in Ravenous for Franklin neigh-
One of my dads in Germany from the time Lapeer or St. Clair counties chilled peaches bors from
friends, Eugene Bailey, was he parachuted from his but there was one near and cucumbers, I Lexington, KY.
captured at the Battle of the burning B-17 when it was Caro in Tuscola County could hardly More than five
Bulge in December 1944. shot down in February and one near Croswell in believe my ears hundred equipped
He was taken to a German 1944 until the end of the Sanilac County. and eyes. He held eclipsers set up
prison camp where he war in May 1945. Lt. Many of the camps two pair of safe
stayed until the camp was Stamman re-enlisted in the were former CCC (Civilian glasses that resem-
chairs, tripods,
and card tables,
liberated in April 1945. service but, tragically, died Conservation Corps, a New bled those on the the mood grow-
When released, he weighed in a plane crash while an Deal program from FDR) Internet. ing
less than 80 pounds. By instructor in Florida in camps built during the My husband Woodstockian,
then the Germans didnt 1946. Stamman was able to Depression and consisted and I glanced to one anoth- sans the heavy metal and
have enough food for them- get letters from home fairly of land surrounded by er, my slotted spoon and drugs.
selves let alone the POWs. often. Many of these letters barbed wire or other fenc- white paper promptly for- I passed our home-
Six-year-old Jimmy Milt Stamman, a 1937 can be seen at the Imlay ing and had manned guard saken. The totality of the grown fruit and vegetables
Welton in Army uni- graduate of Imlay City City Historical museum. towers. The men confined solar eclipse wasnt lost on around. We played with our
form. High School, was a POW Fortunately, Germany was Liblong page 12-A us after all. glasses and cameras. Joyful
As a matter of fact, expectation lit every face.

Free Family Fun series on tap

we dont, I confessed. Caught by surprise, Corrie
Our fellow eclipser stood before me, head tilt-
nodded to his buddy who ed, wearing gag glasses
stood outside their vehicle, with big eyeballs.
a blue SUV to our left. A See what happens to
Editors note: The fol- leadership in bringing that Series and will continue to possible through contribu- young woman read her cell your eyes when you look at
lowing guest column was vision to fruition resulted provide high quality, live tions from Family Fun phone in their air-condi- the sun without proper
submitted by Jill Lyons, in the purchase and reno- performances designed for Series Sponsors, the tioned car. eclipse glasses?
executive director of the vation of the PIX Theatre Lapeer County families Lapeer Optimist Club, I tagged along with I cracked up.
PIX Theater and the and Gallery 194 by the with young children. Lapeer Rotary Club, my friends. Im from It worked! She got it!
Center for the Arts in City of Lapeer Downtown Beginning with the Aladdin Cleaning and Massachusetts. Theyre Corrie said to her compan-
Lapeer. She may be Development Authority. 2017-18 season, there will Restoration, Calvellis, from Vermont, he said. ions.
reached at 810- 664-4824 The facilities are now be no charge for admission Circle K RV, Dort Federal A field of soybeans To the minute, the
or via email to info@pix- known collectively as the to Matt Modrack Family Credit Union, DTE Energy blanketed the background celestial and terrestrial ele-
lapeer.org. private, non-profit Center Fun Series performances. Foundation, Hurley in a scene that promised to ments of darkness and light
I n recognition of his
many contributions
toward fostering and sup-
for the Arts of Greater
Lapeer, Inc. His interest in
ensuring that exposure to
However, tickets will be
required for admission.
Tickets will be available at
Medical Center, Kiwanis
Club of Lapeer, Lapeer
Awning & Window,
fulfill the desire of our
What do we owe
followed their predictable
and super-natural path,
from the moons first bite
porting the arts in Lapeer, the performance arts is the Center for the Arts Box Lapeer County Vision you? I asked and accepted out of the sun's right side to
the Board of Directors of accessible to children led Office in Gallery 194, Center, Lapeer Dental his offer. total eclipse.
the Center for the Arts of to the development of a Tuesday through Saturday Center, Lapeer Medical He stepped closer. Camp Franklin fell
Greater Lapeer is pleased program initially titled between 11 a.m. and 6 Associates, Lapeer County Nothing. They came in a silent in cool, mysterious
to announce that its Kids Club: Live at the p.m. or by calling the Press & LA View package of ten, and theres darkness, the suns corona
Family Fun programming PIX. That program has Center at 810-664-4824. Newspapers, Lakestone only the three of us. He a ring around the moon.
has been renamed in mem- continued to grow and Ticket reservations will Bank & Trust, Lees Auto paused and peeked into our Then, the diamond and a
ory of former Lapeer City broaden into an annual also be available online Repair, McLaren Lapeer, cooler with a grin. But burst of cheers.
Manager, Matthew series of Saturday after- through the Centers web- Sharkey Construction you could trade some of Yes, the miraculous
Modrack. noon matinee performanc- site, www.centerforthearts- Corporation, Sky Electric, your food if youd like. moment happened as
Mr. Modracks vision es which will now be lapeer.org. Sue Gregory & Gary NASA had planned. What
for a central arts venue in known as the Matt This gift to the chil- Herfert, Tri-City Times, we hadnt anticipated,
downtown Lapeer and his Modrack Family Fun dren of Lapeer is made and Woodchips. though, was holy commu-
nion with humankind and

Savoring the memories and hating to let go the heavens on the edge of
a farmers soybean field.
In retrospect, I thank

L ast night my daughter, gardening season. It steal from time being cre- at least one meal he can Copernicus and Galileo,
who seems to have appears as follows: ative. hear his mother announce fellow stargazers who
gotten more than her As I savor the memo- I say the books were that he has raised practi- paved the way for this and
share of the gardening ries of Mothers Day, dated. That doesnt mean I cally everything shes serv- future encounters with the
genes in relieved in a way that the think they were wrong. I ing. Words Creationunspeak-
the DNA commotion of it all is especially liked the That little chapter from able gifts of life.
pool, past, but hating to let go authors take on children Love and Laughter is one This then is the mes-
sage which we have heard
called, of it, I think Ill give it a and gardening. Every of the memories lingering
talking as quick recap. child should have a little the morning after Mothers of him, and declare unto
she dead- Id snuck a little bit of garden all his own. Let it Day. A couple of others you, that God is light, and
headed quiet reading in before the be close enough to the big are still fresh. in him is no darkness at all.
Couple sets up for John 1:5
the flow- busyness of the day set in; folks garden so he will feel One is of Jessica, my
prime viewing in farm Email Iris at
ers in the and had found a little secure, squatting on his fourth-grade daughter,
field in Kentucky. irisleeu@sbcglobal.net.
hanging paragraph tucked in the haunches there, becoming dressed for church, perched
pots on middle of a 1995 compila- intimate with clods and on the greasy workbench in
her deck. tion of Marjorie Holmes angle-worms. But let it be the garage, cuddling the
That inspirational writings. far enough away that he new kittens.
made me The three books in the may learn the utter loveli- The other is of Karl
think of a volume, Love and ness of grubbing the Malone telling about his
column Laughter; Lord, Let Me ground alone. mom picking 154 pounds of
from many, many years Love; and To Help You I think she has a point. cotton one day, having a
ago when my daughter, Through the Hurting She talks about how gar- baby, and being back to
now married and a mom originally published in dening lets a child know work by five the next morn-
herself, was young 1967, 1978are actually, the sweet agony of waiting. ing.
Photo by Iris Lee Underwood

enoughor carefree like me, shall we say... Of anticipation. Of a daily Oh, yes. Theres one
enoughto not know she uhhh...dated. For instance, rush to look for the mira- moremy mom (in Iowa)
shouldnt perch on her Holmes was nervous that cle. She advocates letting saying how much fun it was
dads greasy workbench society may have spoiled the child get dirty and to read her words in the
to cuddle the kittens. Not her children with plastic sweaty and tired. She hints newspaper I sent her.
when dressed and ready toys and model kits that sti- at the joy he will experi- So there it is, another
for church anyway. I had fle creativity. I shudder to ence if he raises enough of Mothers Day to archive in
saved it and will share it think what she would say something to be able to the files of my mind. New friends Carl, Corrie and Brian at Camp
here since were right about the kinds of activities give some away, and of the Email Willene at Franklin, where people gathered to watch last
smack in the middle of our kids have today which pride he will feel if during willenetanis@aol.com. weeks solar eclipse.
Page 10-A-TRI-CITY TIMES-AUGUST 30, 2017

Obituaries Dispatch log...

~ Monica Rodriquez, 26 ~ Editors note: The fol- Capac Rd. of Mussey Twp.
lowing is a compilation of malicious destruction
Monica Rodriguez, age Monica started working at Maximillian and Angela activity and reports from of property in the 13000
26, of Imlay City, McDonalds for eight years Rodriguez. area police departments: block of Foley Rd. in
Michigan, died suddenly and then moved to The funeral will be Mussey Twp.
as a result of a car accident Wendys for a brief time. held 11:00 a.m., Thursday, domestic in the 14000
in Lapeer County, Monica is survived by August 31, 2017 at Muir In Imlay City: block of Yale Rd. in Lynn
Saturday, August 26, 2017. one daughter: Meya Olivia Brothers Funeral Home of Twp.
August 22
Monica Marie Rodriguez of Imlay City, Imlay City, 225 N. Main August 26
01:16 Suspicious
Rodriguez was born MI; one son: Liam Lee Street, Imlay City, MI. subpoena service in
Vehicle (E. Fourth St./N.
February 18, 1991 in Flint, Lange of Imlay City, MI; Interment will follow at the 5000 block of Capac Rd
Cedar St.)
MI. She is the daughter of her mother: Anita Marie Mt. Calvary Catholic . in Mussey Twp.
02:30 Suspicious
Mario Rodriguez Huerta Rodriguez of Imlay City, Cemetery, Imlay City. property damage acci-
Vehicle (Imlay City Ford)
and Anita Marie MI; father: Mario The family will be dent in the 15000 block of
07:10 Citizen Assist
Rodriguez. She grew up in Rodriguez Huerta; one sis- available for visitation Turner Rd. in Lynn Twp.
(200 block S. Almont Ave.)
Imlay City and is a 2009 ter: Sylvia (Jesus) Flores 3-5 & 6-8 p.m., assist fire department
11:06 Citizen Assist
graduate of Imlay City of Imlay City, MI; and her Wednesday, August 30 in the 13000 block of
(200 block White St.)
High School. brother: Raymond Jackson and 10-11 a.m., Thursday, Sullivan Rd. in Mussey
became employed at Val 15:44 Welfare
She was employed by of Imlay City, MI. August 31 at Muir Twp.
Tech as a machine techni- Check/911 Hang up (2000
McDonalds as a general She was preceded in Brothers Funeral Home August 27
cian. At the age of 15, block Reek Rd.)
laborer and recently death by her grandparents: of Imlay City. general fire in the 120
17:32 Property
Damage Accident (200 block of S. Main St. in
~ Keegan Matthew Adams, 20 ~ block N. Cedar St.)
August 23 suspicious circum-
06:34 Civil Dispute stance in the 540 block of
Keegan Matthew ball and spending time Heaven by his grandfather: (200 block White St.) N. Glassford St. in Capac
Adams, 20, of Imlay City, with friends and family. Robert Carter and uncle: 10:16 Delinquent assist fire department
left this world unexpected- Those of us who had the Steve Adams. Minor (2000 block S. in the 100 block of S. Main
ly on Tuesday, August 22, privilege of knowing him Funeral Services were Almont Ave.) St. in Capac
2017. Keegan was born on are left with precious held at Sacred Heart 12:49 Citizen Assist car/deer accident at
February 26, 1997 in Port memories of laughter, love Catholic Church in Imlay (1800 block S. Cedar St.) Kelly and Fulton roads in
Huron. He is the adored and adventure. Keegans City on Tuesday, August 15:50 Family Dispute Lynn Twp.
son of Troy and Cindy spirit will live on in the 29th. (400 block Main St.) car/deer accident at
(Carter) Adams. hearts and minds of the A Scripture/Rosary 17:15 Debris in Capac and Burt roads in
He attended Imlay City countless people who Service was held on Roadway (E. Capac Rd./N. Berlin Twp.
High School and Saginaw cared about him. Monday evening at 7 p.m. Cedar St.) assist other department
Valley State University He is survived by his at Muir Brothers Funeral 18:20 Citizen Assist in the 540 block of N.
before eventually moving parents: Cindy and Troy Home in Imlay City. (400 block Main St.) Glassford St. in Capac
back to Imlay City. He Adams and brothers: At this time of tragic 18:41 Citizen Assist intimidation and
then became employed at Carter and Blake. Also loss, we remember (200 block S. Almont Ave.) threats in the 5000 block of
Roncelli as a Union survived by grandparents: City, Christine and Jim Keegans bright smile, car- 22:36 Suspicious Cade Rd. in Mussey Twp.
Laborer in Local 1076. Katherine Carter of Peck Bologna of Tulsa, OK, ing heart, and fearless spir- Vehicle (6500 block August 28
Keegan enjoyed his last and Harold and Mary Asa, Julie Adams of it. May he rest in peace, Newark Rd.) suspicious circum-
years close to loved ones. Adams of North Branch; Greenwood, IN and and may we all make August 24 stance in the 180 block of
Keegan was a hard worker aunts and uncles: Mary numerous cousins. every day count, for 15:35 Private Property Christopher Stone Dr. in
who loved tennis and base- and Bob Burack of Brown He was greeted in Keegan. Damage Accident (600 Capac
block Maple Vista St.) animal complaint at
16:52 Personal Injury Capac and Root roads in
Accident (Newark Rd./S. Lynn Twp.
~ Betty Ellis, 95 ~ Blacks Corners Rd.) property damage acci-
20:45 Citizen Assist dent at westbound I-69 and
Betty Elllis, age 95, of Monday, August 21, 2017 Betty Rawnsley was daughter of the late Fred (Newark Rd./S. Blacks Capac Rd. in Mussey Twp.
Elba, formerly of Imlay at Whispering Pines Adult born July 30, 1922 in and the late Ethel May Corners Rd.)

City, Michigan, died Foster Care. Sanford, Maine. She is the (Brown) Rawnsley. She Multiple Traffic Stops
grew up in Rhode Island throughout the day
In Lapeer County:
and is a high school gradu- August 25
ate. Betty married Complaints handled by
00:29 Suspicious the Lapeer County Sheriffs
Lawrence Barret Ellis. She Circumstances (1900 block
was preceded in death by Department, in addition to
S. Cedar St.) traffic stops:
her husband, Lawrence in

01:30 Suspicious August 22
1995. Betty lived in Maine Vehicle (1000 block Norlin
until 10 years ago when welfare check in the
Dr.) 600 block of N. Van Dyke
she moved to the Imlay 13:02 Medical Assist in Imlay Twp.
Families of St. Clair County City area.
She was employed as
an office manager for
(200 block W. Third St.)
20:25 Animal
Complaint (400 block
August 23
suspicious circum-
& Surrounding Areas Silver Lake News in
Penbrook, Maine for 22
Colonial Dr.)
21:11 Suspicious
stance in the 600 block of
Fairgrounds Rd. in Imlay
years before retiring in Person (400 block N.
1984. misdemeanor arrest
Out-of-town funeral homes and cremation Almont Ave.) warrant on N. Youngs Rd.
Betty enjoyed camp- August 26 in Attica Twp.
societies are suddenly and aggressively ing, embroidery, refinish- 00:47 Citizen Assist assist fire department
ing furniture, and taking
marketing discount cremation in your area. daily walks with her friend
(N. Cedar St./E. Fifth St)
09:28 Property
on Imlay City Rd. in Attica
while she lived in Imlay Twp.

Families are
Damage Accident (Newark August 24
City. She loved people and Rd./S. Cedar St.)
was so kind to everyone. suspicious circum-
16:15 Citizen Assist stance in the 3800 block of
The staff at Whispering (300 block E. Third St.) Pineview Dr. in Attica Twp.

Pines were so good to her. 23:18 Suspicious
She is survived by her misdemeanor arrest
Vehicle (Folk Ct.) warrant on W. Newark Rd.
daughter: Wendy Hart of August 27
Chesterfield Twp., MI; one in Attica Twp.
06:22 Disorderly larceny in the 600
son: Wayne (Brenda) Ellis Conduct (500 block Metcalf
of East Berlin, PA; four block of N. Van Dyke in
Ave.) Imlay Twp.
grandchildren: Steven
Will I save money by (Kristina) Hart of
21:35 Michigan State
Police Assist with Auto
motorist assist on
Newark Rd. in Attica Twp.
joining a cremation or Macomb, MI, Tim Ellis of
PA, David (Emily) Ellis of
Accident (S. Vandyke Rd./ sick care for medical in
Hunters Creek Rd.) the 5800 block of Belle
memorial society? PA, and Faith (Josh)
River Rd. in Attica Twp.
Mitchell of PA; and six
August 25
great-grandchildren: Liam In St. Clair identity theft in the
Hart, Braydon Hart,
Griffith Ellis, Emma County: 3800 block of Jones Rd. in
Mitchell, Taylor Mitchell, Attica Twp.
Cremation or memorial societies in Michigan are Police and emergency August 26
and Mariah Mitchell.
largely for-profit business brands of funeral homes. Betty was preceded in responders responded to suspicious circum-
death by her husband: dispatch calls for these inci- stance on Newark Rd. in
Membership fees are unnecessary. Lawrence Barret Ellis; dents, in addition to traffic Attica Twp.
son-in-law: John Hart; and stops: abandoned auto on
August 22 Newark Rd. in Attica Twp.
More Questions? More Answers. her brothers: Harold
Rawnsley and George
vehicle in the ditch at
Bordman Rd. and North
alarms in the 4700
block of Newark Rd. in
Call your local Funeral Director Interment will take
Ave. in Berlin Twp.
August 23
Imlay City
drunkenness on N.
place at Massachusetts
or visit pollockrandall.com/consumeralert National Cemetery in
harassment call in the Five Lakes Rd. in Attica
100 block of W. Church St. Twp.
Bourne, ME. in Capac
The intent of this consumer alert is to assist the community in making August 27
Funeral arrangements property damage acci-
informed decisions. suspicious circum-
were made by Muir dent in the 120 block of S. stance in the 500 block
Brothers Funeral Home of Main St. in Capac of Metcalf St. in Imlay
Imlay City. Please be sure motorist assist at City
to sign our online register Bordman Rd. and North motorist assist on east-
muirbrothersfh.com Ave. in Berlin Twp. bound I-69 in Attica Twp.
intimidation and August 28
threats in the 15000 block citizen assist in the 700

To share one of these obituaries with a friend or a loved-one

of Norman Rd. in Lynn block of N. Van Dyke Rd.
Twp. in Imlay Twp.
property damage acci- property damage acci-


dent at westbound I-69 dent on westbound I-69 in
ramp and Capac Rd. in Imlay Twp.
Capac road hazard in the 5700
August 24 block of Sutton Rd. in

motorist assist at west- Attica Twp.
bound I-69 and Capac Rd. civil matter on Youngs
in Mussey Twp. Rd. in Attica Twp.
August 25 911 hangup call in the
property damage acci- 4200 block of Kings Mill
dent in the 3400 block of Rd. in Arcadia Twp.
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Record amount of
state funding for
2017-18 school year
TRI-CITY AREA student in Michigan on top
With schools ready to open of the per-student increase.
their doors for a new year We know it costs more
of classes, state Rep. Dan to provide an education for
Lauwers said K-12 school students in high school
districts will be doing so there are expenses that do
with a record amount of not occur in middle and
state funding on the hori- elementary schools,
zon. Lauwers said. This
Lauwers, of Brockway increase is a wise invest-
Township, said all school ment in the future of our
districts in Michigan will state. The students of today
see an increase of at least are the teachers, entrepre-
$60 per student in state neurs, skilled trades work-
funding once the new fiscal ers and job creators of
year begins. Smaller, more tomorrow.
rural schools will receive Lauwers was involved
moreup to $120 per stu- in budget discussions this

Photo provided
dentto help make up for spring and voted for the
a funding gap that has funding increases.
existed for years. School districts in the
We are working hard communities served by Participants show off their artwork during last years Halloween Painting Fundraiser to benefit
to make up the shortfall Rep. Lauwers will receive the Dryden Twp. Fire Department.
that occurred when state the following estimated
allocations for smaller dis- increases:

Dryden F.D. Auxiliary to

tricts were not in line with Algonac Community
those of larger school dis- Schools , $320,074;
tricts, said Lauwers, who Capac Community
serves as House Majority School District, $203,278;
Floor Leader. We are lev- East China School
eling the playing field so
every student in Michigan
has the potential to receive
a quality education.
District, $702,919;
Schools, $502,294;
Port Huron Area
host Sept. 9 fundraiser
Lauwers said the
Legislature also allocated
School District, $1,624,157;
Yale Public Schools, Painting party planned to raise funds for department
$25 for each high-school $415,092. various departmental will be provided, as will
By Tom Wearing
twearing@pageone-inc.com needs. helpful painting tips from a Halloween themed

Commission hires
Adults wishing to par- professional artist from painting created dur-
DRYDEN TWP. In ticipate and support the fire Visions By Vicki. ing painting party fun-
a few short weeks village department are encouraged I did it last year and it draiser.
residents may demonstrate to pre-register and pre-pay was a blast, Wagner

Cox for MDEQ battle their artistic talents while ($35 per person). recalls. I actually did a lot their paintings quickly,
supporting the Dryden Fire department better than I thought I Wagner notes, but some of
Twp. Fire Department. Administrative Assistant would, thanks to the help. us take a lot more time.
At 11 a.m. on Saturday, Belinda Wagner notes that Wagner says once a Those wishing to regis-
By Maria Brown Administrative Consent Sept. 9, the fire depart- all participants will paint painting is completed, the ter early are asked to con-
mbrown@pageone-inc.com Order Agreement proposed ments Auxiliary will host their very own Halloween- painter may take them tact Belinda Wagner at 810-
by the Michigan its 2nd Annual Halloween themed picture on canvas. home to show to family and 796-3050, or stop by the
LAPEER The Department of Painting Fundraiser, with She says all supplies friends. fire hall at 5532 Main Street
states former attorney Environmental Quality, the proceeds to be used for (paint, brushes, canvas) Some people finish in downtown Dryden.
general Mike Cox is due to Water Resource Division.
become familiar with Its not the first time
Lapeer County now that state authorities and Lapeer
hes been hired to represent County have been at odds Painterly
them in court for a second over water resources. In
matter. 2013, Lapeer County Pottery in
Earlier this month, the
county commission voted
adopted a Soil Erosion
and Sedimentation
to retain Cox, now an attor- Compliance Plan to GOODLAND
ney in private practice, as address deficiencies and TWP. The Goodland
Lapeer County enters a violations identified by the Township Library is
legal battle with the Department of holding a back to school
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality in version of Painterly
Environmental Quality. late 2011 and avoid the Pottery on Friday, Sept.
Cox and his Livonia-based issuance of a consent 8 at 4 p.m. Participants
firm have defended the decree. The Lapeer County will be painting figu-
interests of Lapeer County Health Department was rines and other items
and Lapeer County EMS designated as the county with acrylic paint and
since April when three enforcing agency for the will then be able to take
townships sued to stop the plan. them home. Participants
implementation of an EMS In other commission are encouraged to bring
millage. Cox was initially business: in something to take
hired by Lapeer County the board authorized home their items in.
EMS and the county com- the sheriffs department to The event will be held
mission opted to retain his submit a $70,000 Operating at the Goodland
services too. a Vehicle While Intoxicated Township Hall, 2374 N.
Commission Chairman grant application to the Van Dyke, and is free to
Gary Roy said hes not able Office of Highway Safety the public. Seating is
to comment yet on the Planning limited, pre-registration
DEQ suit but at their members approved a is required. Call the
August 10 meeting, the new 2017-18 fee services library at 810-721-2110
board made a motion to schedule for the Lapeer to register or for more
oppose and deny the draft County Health Department information.

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Liblong: accompanied the men dur-

ing the work periods but
Imlay students to
from page 9-A
in the camps lived in bar-
racks. Information about
there was very little resis-
tance and almost never an
escape attempt. Prisoners
pay more for lunch
often had friendly interac- By Maria Brown high schools and a 20 cent
the camps was kept to a
tion with local civilians mbrown@pageone-inc.com increase for the middle
minimum during the war to
and sometimes were school.
not alarm the locals.
The Unites States, as allowed outside the camps IMLAY CITY The district continues
signatories to the Geneva without guards on the With the new school year, to offer free universal

Photo provided
Convention, treated their honor system. comes higher lunch prices breakfast for all students
captives firmly but fair- My friend, Jim Welton for students in the Imlay and families who qualify
ly. For the most part the relayed this story: When I City district. can receive free or reduced
Germans were happy to be was a little kid (about 6) At their August 21 lunches.
there was a POW camp Camp Raco in the Upper Peninsula. meeting, the school board One cost that didnt
away from the war,
enjoyed good and plentiful nearby and the prisoners approved the hike in price change50 cents for
food, and were able to were brought out to work but Supt. Dr. Stu Cameron milk.
work on farms, in canner- on a dam project. They said the change was essen- We filed a waiver in
ies or mills that were con- stopped every morning at tially mandated by the fed- the hopes that they would
sidered low risk areas. the dairy across the street eral government. suspend this requirement,
They were paid in scrip the to get milk. I would hide in We really dont have but the waiver was reject-
same wages as American a ditch and keep an eye on any control or input on ed,Cameron said.
soldiers. Several worked them dressed in my Army whether the lunch prices In other meeting mat-
on a farm in North Branch uniform. needed to be raised. The ters:
according to Sara Bates of One morning as they change is a function of the the board welcomed
Federal governments their newest member,

Photo provided
the Lapeer Historical were leaving, the truck
Society. stopped near where I was oversight of our program, Kaylee Kaeding. Last
A few armed guards hiding and three or four the scale they use for pric- month Kaeding was
ing, and the amount of appointed fill the vacancy
A German POW working in America guarded operating fund equity in left by Dave Spoelmas
by a G.I. our lunch program, departure.
Cameron said. members welcomed
prisoners jumped out of 5,000 of the POWs emi- It is a little compli- the districts new middle
the truck and scared the grated back to the Unites cated but the bottom line is and high school choir
$%^&* out of me! All I States to live. It was an that the feds required that director, Alan Demski.
remember was that every- interesting part of we adjust lunch prices. This spring the district
one was laughing, includ- American history, indeed. As a result, new lunch announced the return of
ing the Army guards. Let us hope there are no prices are $2.75 at Weston their vocal music program
Those guys were so glad more POWs in the future. and Borland elementaries, and hired Carly VanDyke
to be prisoners, safe, earn- Special thanks to $3 at the middle school to fill the new position.
Photo provided

ing a wage and with a Marilyn Swihart, Rick and $3.25 at the high Supt. Dr. Stu Cameron
great expectation of get- Bryce, Jim Welton and school and Venture High said since then VanDyke
ting back home to their Sara Bates. School. They represent a was offered a job in her
families. Email Rick at 25 cent increase for the home district of St. Clair
Americans captured at the Battle of the Bulge. After the war about rick.liblong@cox.net. elementary schools and and stepped down.

Letters Continued:
from page 8-A home. Hunting the aisles
Rotary Club to host pig roast
for the specific items their
The site already teacher has requested. All Proceeds benefit Lapeer County FFA Uganda Exchange Program
includes lists for: of those issues are solved
Almont Elementary, with TeacherLists. TRI-CITY AREA the totality of the education
Almont More than 50,000 The Imlay City Rotary that would happen for all
Almont Middle schools now have lists post- Club will host a Pig Roast students in all classes not
School, Almont ed on TeacherLists. Lists on Sat., Sept. 16, from 4 just the students who went
Borland Rd. for more than 1 million p.m.-7 p.m. at 4775 Clear to Uganda, she continued.
Elementary, Imlay City classrooms are live on the Lake Road in North Branch. The experiences that our
Capac Elementary, site and include required All net proceeds will be program has had by hosting
Capac and requested items as well given to the Lapeer County a Uganda student teach not
Orchard Primary as specific notes and clarifi- Future Farmers of America only about agriculture in
School, Almont cations from teachers and (FFA) chapters Uganda Uganda but the cultural dif-
Weston Elementary, school staff. exchange program. ferences and how very for-
Imlay City Complete details and A few months ago two tunate we are in the United
For decades, the supply all the lists are available at Lapeer County FFA stu- States.
list process has been a frus- www.teacherlists.com/par- dents spoke at a club meet- Hyatt also has wit-
tration for parents. Where ents. ing and their presentation nessed the benefits the vis-
to find the lists? When are John Driscoll was very inspirational, iting Uganda students have
they available? Forgetting President said Dana Walker, presi- reaped.
the list on the counter at TeacherLists dent of the Imlay City Uganda students have
Rotary Club. It was very benefited as several of the

Suncrest Auxiliary Tag clear that the exchange pro-

gram was very important to
the students and the Imlay
exchange students have
gone back to Uganda with
the knowledge of animal
Day is set for Sept. 8 City Rotary Club wanted to
help ensure the program
and plant production, agri-
cultural mechanics, and
Once again the Suncrest Tag Day are Linda Helfer could continue in the business and they have been
Auxiliary Tag Day is just and Jerrie Thompson. With future. certified in artificial insemi-
around the corner. On your help this is what make In 2016, The Lapeer nation of cattle that will
Friday, September 8, s our organization so suc- County FFA Chapter was improve the agricultural
Auxiliary members will be cessful. So people get approached by Foreign technology of Uganda,
out in force at various busi- ready and greet the Links Around the Globe Hyatt said.
ness locations to collect Suncrest members in their (FLAG) and asked to part- The Imlay City Rotary
your generous donations. familiar wine colored ner to provide philanthrop- Club saw an opportunity to
Please give as much as aprons as they go about ically-funded, merit-based not only help Lapeer
your budget will allow. collecting your contribu- scholarships to facilitate County students but also
Every penny is spent for tions! impactful agricultural- positively affect the lives of
the benefit of the residents If you are interested in themed international people living in Uganda,
at Lapeer County Medical joining the Auxiliary, dues exchange experiences for Walker said. The exchange
Care Facility most com- are only $2 a year. The both American and program seems to benefit
monly known as Suncrest. Auxiliary meets the third Ugandan high school stu- all involved and is a posi-
The Suncrest Auxiliary Monday of each month dents. According to FLAG, tive life-changing experi-
thanks everyone in the except December. Uganda is one of the poor- ence for those directly
Photo provided

community who so gener- Meetings are held at est nations in the world, involved.
ously support our cause. Suncrest Medical Care with 37.7% of the popula- Lance Walker of Becks
We are forever grateful and Facility, 2nd Floor Dining tion living on less than Superior Hybrids purchased
we appreciate all that you Room. Lunch is served at $1.25 a day and Ugandan a pig during this years Tammy Hyatt of Lapeer County FFA, Aubree
do. We also thank the noon followed by the meet- youth, age 30 or less, repre- Eastern Michigan State Fair Deshetsky of Lapeer County 4-H, Imlay City
Suncrest staff and the ing at 1 p.m. senting more than 52% of from 9-year-old Lapeer Rotary Club President Dana Walker and Lance
Auxiliary volunteers. The Suncrest Auxiliary Ugandas population with County 4-H member, Walker of Becks Superior Hybrids at the 2017
To be commended are is a tax exempt organiza- 64% being unemployed. Aubree Deshetsky. Walker Eastern Michigan State Fair.
the officers who lead the tion created to provide aid During the 2016-17 then donated the pig to the
Auxiliary with dedication and assistance to our resi- school year, two Lapeer Imlay City Rotary Club.

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and commitment. They are dents. If you desire, you County FFA students, Paris The pig roast will be
President Jerrie Thompson, can make your tax deduct- Houghten and Ashley held at Swoish Farms, 4775
1st Vice President Donna ible donation payable to Gibbs, travelled to Uganda Clear Lake Road, North
Camehl, 2nd Vice President Suncrest Auxiliary, c/o for 14 days. Branch, and Chef Mike TRI-CITY AREA Readers can now get all
Debbie Germaine, Lapeer County Medical During their travels Romine, owner of the access to local news with just one click of the
Secretary Judi Ramirez, Care Facility, 1455 the they taught agriculture Mulefoot Gastropub will mouse.
Treasurer Judy Shockey Suncrest Drive, Lapeer, to Ugandan people, trav- assist with the preparation Tri-City Times
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143rd Volume - Issue No. 34 www.tricitytimes-online.com

Grumley. more information contact knowledge and experiences All net proceeds from Spectacular
gram and for half the print price,
Also serving are Rose Jerrie Thompson at 810-
Locals gather for once
Photo by Jerry Helfer/Helfer photography

in Ugandan agriculture and the event will be donated to

in a lifetime solar eclipse

you can access a digital edition of Young family homeless

By Maria Brown Paul Luotonen, a 10 year member of
mbrown@pageone-inc.com the club.
Their equipment was fitted with
ATTICA TWP. With a clear

Klein, Publicity & Resident 664-3400.

special filters that allowed viewers to
view of the southern sky, the Attica see the eclipse without any kind of

culture, said Tammy Hyatt, the Lapeer county FFA

Firefighters begin to tackle blaze that ripped through home on Hough Road branch of the Ruth Hughes Memorial eye protection.
last Wednesday. District Library was an ideal spot to Luotonen said he opted to stick
view Mondays solar eclipse. close to home for this eclipse but hes
Dozens of people gathered outside traveled in the past to get closer to the

every weeks newspaper no mat- after August 16th fire

the library and in the adjacent park to
view the phenomenon in the sky. Spectacular page 12-A
We heard there were telescopes
here and we didnt

Entertainment Planner; Sincerely,

have eclipse glass-
es, plus this is one

advisor for the Lapeer Uganda program.

of our favorite
places around,
No one injured in blaze that destroyed home Jane Kelley said of

ter where you are.

her and grand-
By Tom Wearing Almont and Berlin Twp. firefighters daughter Briannas
twearing@pageone-inc.com arrived at the scene. decision to head to
The flames were already coming the library.
Photo by Maria Brown

ALMONT TWP. A devastating through the roof when we got there, said Those tele-

Carla Miller, Devotions; Rose Klein

house fire on Hough Rd. Wednesday eve- Smith. The fire had been going for scopes and accom-
ning, August 16, has rendered a young panying expertise

County FFA and educator The money will be

awhile. It was a total loss.
family of five homeless. He noted that because a car was parked were provided by
Fire Chief Don Smith said firefighters in the driveway, firefighters first had to members of Seven
responded at around 7 p.m. to the scene in determine if there was anyone in the home. Ponds Nature Brianna Rodriguez-Kelley and her grandma,

For just $15 for 52 weeks,

the 7800 block of Hough. Centers Jane Kelley, enjoy the view of Mondays solar
Smith said the 2,000-square-foot ranch Astronomy Club, eclipse from the grounds of the Attica Township
home was consumed by flames by the time Fire page 12-A including Atticas library.

Co-Chairs of Nut Sales, Publicity of the Agri-Science pro- used to send Lapeer stu- WhasSUP?
readers can head to the Tri-City
Stand up paddleboarder Bret related challenges. He says
he decided to give SUP a

Judy Shockey and Carol Suncrest Auxiliary

Schapman takes first in OABI try because he was looking
for a change.
School bells ring

gram for Lapeer Community dents on a 2 week agricul-

By Catherine Minolli On land or on sea... I wanted an outdoor
cminolli@pageone-inc.com A runner, Schapman activity, and I would char-
had participated in a num-

Times Web site,

Area students heading ALMONT
ber of road races and other First page 12-A
back to the clasroom, WhasSUP? Plenty! Just
...see pages 3-A ask area athlete Bret
SUP, an acronym for

Grumley. Co-Chairs for Lapeer

stand up paddleboarding,
is the fastest growing

Schools. tural exchange and also to

water sport in the world.
A sort of mashup of
Photo by Todd Jolicoeur @toddstarphoto

kayaking and surfing, SUP

Photo by Todd Jolicoeur @toddstarphoto

www.tricitytimes-online.com, log
offers participants a com-
bination of fun, fitness and
finesse in the great out-

Art in action A total body workout,

Schapman says SUP helps
improve core strength, car-
Imlay City DDA art

They found that the bring Uganda students to

dio function and balance
initiative in full swing, without impact. And, Bret Schampan collects first place prize in the
...see page 14-A A runner, Bret Schapman took up paddle- Schapman adds, its a dif- 126 paddleboard category at his inaugural

into their account and read com-

boarding for a new and different outdoor ferent experience every Once Around Belle Isle event earlier this
adventure experience. single time. month.

Party at

Guest Columnist
Ugandan people were our county for at least one
the Ponds!
plete issues dating back to March

All invited to Seven Ponds

FACEBOOK big celebration Aug. 25 to

extremely giving with their semester, Hyatt said.

mark 50 years in Dryden
Facebook photo


/Tricitytimes/ By Maria Brown
Naturalist Earl Neeb teaches a group of children in this vintage photo showing
DRYDEN TWP. The community is Seven Ponds Nature Centers original building that opened 50 years ago in 1967.
The Tri-City Times invited to help Seven Ponds celebrate their
is printed on 50th anniversary this Friday, August 25 when the Ponds guestbook and share a favorite History of Seven Ponds Nature Center.
recycled paper the nature center hosts its Party at the Ponds Seven Ponds story in a memory book. At 7 p.m., staff will lead a Trail Walk

minimal economic circum- Tickets for the

event. At 4 p.m., a Trail Walk through Pauls through Earls Prairie, home to native wild-
The festivities kick off at 2 p.m. and last Woods is planned. The woods are home to flowers.

To take advantage of this

through the afternoon and evening. Guests are mature stands of sugar maples, oaks, hickories At 7:30 p.m. the bonfire will be lit and
invited to take part in trail walks, stroll through and beech trees and a variety of birds. Thats guests can enjoy a sweet treat from the flames
a special history display, enjoy complimentary followed by a 5 p.m. Trail Walk through the smores.

Have a differing opinion about a hot topic? Want to further explain

refreshments and learn more about the centers North 80, a piece of property located across At 8 p.m., set off to explore the Woodland
clubs and groups. Crawford Rd. from the centers entrance.
Everyone is asked to sign a special Party at At 6 p.m., settle in for a presentation titled Party page 12-A

your side of the story? You can share your thoughts by being a guest stances and highly appre- September 16 pig roast are great deal, visit our website and
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278, Imlay City, MI, 48444 or run the idea by the editor by calling We got involved in the Lapeer County FFA mem- word and enter your payment information.
810-724-2615 or email them to: tct@pageone-inc.com. The newspa- Uganda project to educate ber. Contact Lance Walker For more information, call our offices at 724-
per reserves the right to edit or reject any column considered inap- students about international at 248-762-5835 for more
propriate for publication.
2615 or email tct@pageone-inc.com.
agriculture never realizing information.
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Party Making plans for future

By Tom Wearing ciency into their daily

at the
twearing@pageone-inc.com development practices.
RRC certification is a
ALMONT Village formal recognition that a
officials want to encour- community has a vision

age future growth while for the future and the fun-
being prepared for that damental practices in
eventuality. place to accomplish that
On Tues., Aug. 15, the vision.
Seven Ponds village council passed a In another matter, the
resolution formally engag- council hired Landscape
Nature Center ing with the MEDCs Services Inc. of Clinton
celebrates 50 Redevelopment Ready Township to mow tall
Communities (RRC) pro- weeds and grass to ensure
years of providing gram. compliance with village
a nature According to the ordinances.
MEDC, the program Village Manager Mike
sanctuary, allows communities to

Photo by Mike Mercier

Connors said the arrange-
environmental grow through strategic ment will relieve the
and community-driven Almont DPW from having
education and a development. to mow private lawns.
peaceful experi- RRC is a voluntary, Connors noted that the
no-cost certification pro- council agreed to amend
ence to residents Seven Ponds Nature Center Director Daryl Bernard runs through the 50 gram available to commu- the villages fee schedule
year timeline with visitors at Fridays Party at the Ponds at the nature
and visitors in the center.
nities throughout the State to reflect the mowing fees
of Michigan. and to be consistent with
Tri-City area and The program is the Lapeer County
beyond. designed to promote effec- Construction Code
tive redevelopment strate- Authoritys fee schedule.
gies through the applica- In conclusion, the
tion of best practices. council approved a final
The program measures 2016-20017 fiscal year
and certifies communities budget amendment for the
that integrate transparen- Almont Downtown
cy, predictability and effi- Development Authority.

Family of Christ Rally Day

IMLAY CITY Family of Christ Lutheran
Church is hosting Rally Day on Sept. 10. The day
Photo by Mike Mercier

begins with Deacon David Hoffmans Bible study

from 9-10 a.m., followed by worship service and chil-
drens church at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend.
A bake sale is also part of the event, hosted by the
Photo by Mike Mercier

ladies of the church. All are welcome to stop by and

Recently retired Chief Naturalist Lois Rheaume pick up some homemade baked goods. Beginning
catches up with former Assistant Naturalist Sept. 13, Family of Christ will offer a Wednesday
Nancy Schiebe during Fridays Party at the night service at 7 p.m. The church is located at 7191
Ponds. Imlay City Road, Imlay City. Call 810-724-2620 for
Elizabeth Nishimiya of Attica and Fred Spauen more information.
of Lapeer examine flower seeds along one of
the trails leading up to the infamous A frame
bridge during Fridays Party at the Ponds.

Your local
Your local
Photo by Mike Mercier

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agent is your neighbor

someone you can
trust and someone
whos here for you
Recently retired SevenPonds Director Mike Your
when local independent
it matters most.
Champagne reminisces with guests at Fridays agent is your neighbor
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trust and someone
whos here for you
when it matters most.

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Photo by Mike Mercier

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172 N. Cedar (M-53), Imlay City
A 2 to 3 foot Northern
Seven Ponds naturalist Cathy Wesley leads Water Snake swims Monarch caterpillar
group of attendees to Pauls Woods at Seven under the A Frame makes its way around
Ponds Nature Center during the Party at the Bridge before a large a butterfly bush next to
Ponds on Friday. group of folks come the entrance at Seven
walking up during an Ponds Nature Center.
interpretation walk to
celebrate 50th
Anniversary Party at

Dr Jerry E Zayid
the Ponds.

Foot Specialist/Surgeon
Medical & Surgical
Caroline Buck enjoys Foot Specialist
smore made especial-
Time capsule filled
during the event awaits
ly for her by her grand-
pa Gerald Buck of
Medicare Diabetic Shoe Provider
burial at Seven Ponds.


Diabetic Foot Care
Heel Pain/Orthotics
Photo by Mike Mercier
Photo by Mike Mercier

Bunions, Warts, Corns

Ingrown & Fungus Nails, Calluses
Most Insurances Accepted
House Calls Available
Native American Wayne Jackson views 1998 Visitors top off the Party at the Ponds with a

article from Tri-City Times that covered a re- campfire and smores as Carrie Spencer, head
enactment he presented at the nature center naturalist, and Anita Spencer of Lapeer roast 1795-A
as former North Branch teacher Jeannette marshmallows with Chance Williams, Bryce S. Cedar
Eastham listens in. Kilburn and Marc Williams, all of Dryden. (in Kroger Plaza)
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Success: Focus on new pathways

from page 1-A person today want a job do that.
earning $30,000 when Following the program,
districts emphasis on per- other jobs pay them DrydenSchools Supt.
sonalized learning, project- $40,000 or more, he Mary Finnigan said she
based classes, dual enroll- asked. Its a problem that was encouraged by the
ment for high school stu- has to be addressed. content of Whistons talk.
dents, college preparedness We cant go another He seems to be very
programs and high three or four years of genuine and down to
SATscores among high (teacher) cuts, he said. earth, said Finnigan. You
school students. Were going to get to the can tell he really cares
My goal is to make point where nobody wants about kids. Hes very much
Michigan a top 10 state for to go into the field. student-centered.
education, said Whiston.
I thank all of you for
doing what you do to make

Photo by Maria Brown

education a priority.
Whiston stressed the
importance of creating
multiple pathways for stu-
dents and teachers to
Jeff Terpenning, Capacs new superintendent, said his motto in the com- achieve success, including
ing weeks and months is to listen and learn in his new role. an effective workforce,
early education opportuni-

New Faces: Capac has a new team ties and building strategic
partnerships that are bene-
ficial to all.
from page 1-A new home Director of Education and Every child (ages 3-4)
Terpennings plan for in the Career Success. should have the opportuni-
the coming weeks and Capac I am now attending ty to enroll in preschool,
monthslisten and learn. area Wayne State again working said Whiston. Were
Dr. Bigelow did a somewhere on my doctorate degree working with the legisla-
great job and I want to out in the EdD, in Educational ture to make that happen.
hold the wheel steady, he country Leadership and Policy Along with preparing
said. where they Studies, he said. high school students for

Photo by Mike Mercier

Steve Bigelow was at can have Lively succeeds Kathy college, Whiston believes
Sean those same students should
the helm for two years horses and Kish who accepted a new
Lively also be exposed to various
before taking a job in Bay cattle. principalship in the Port
City in June. Theyll be Huron school district. jobs and careers before
Some of that listening married in late October and Rich Cross comes to graduation.
and learning will revolve eventually, Terpenning Capac from Imlay City. That requires develop-
ing strategic partnerships Dryden School Board President Richard Nash
around facilities and athlet- said, Melissas 12 year-old For the last five years, hes and Jr./Sr. High School Principal and
ics. son, Wyatt, will join them. served as dean of students with local businesses to
provide those kinds of Superintendent of Schools Mary Finnigan lis-
Terpenning said hes Terpenning said par- at Imlay City High School. ten as State Supt. of Schools Brian Whitson
eager to take a tour of the ents and community mem- He succeeds Brad opportunities for students,
he said. That way they discusses future plans during visit to Dryden.
now vacant Middle School. bers will see him at events Robbins in the dual role of
Most recently, the building and he encourages them to assistant principal and ath- can find out what kinds of
was home to Capacs walk up and say hello. letic director. jobs they likeor dont In response to a ques- While at the school, he
Virtual Program but staff Im happy to be here Its nice being local. like. tion about school consoli- reached out to the stu-
and students have since and and ready to roll up Youre familiar with the Whiston cited occa- dation, Whiston said there dents, she said, introduc-
moved to the Jr-Sr. High my sleeves and get to people. Capac is a good, sions when representatives is some money available to ing himself and talking
School for the 2017-18 work, he said. hard-working communi- from a successful district districts wishing to explore directly to them about their
school year. As part of a Sean Lively is the new ty,Cross said. can assist their counter- the option, however there
restructuring plan, sixth principal at Capac Prior to coming to parts at a struggling dis- is less interest and fewer
through eighth grades were Elementary School, home Imlay City, Cross taught trict, as an example of the advantages to consolidat-
moved from the middle to preschool through sixth high school social studies benefits gained through ing.
school and relocated to the grade classes. for five years in Madison strategic partnerships. Other than sharing
districts other two schools. I am extremely excit- Heights. Since 2003, hes I would like to see services or personnel, we
At one point, the district ed to be the new principal coached football, working successful districts adopt a are moving away from
and village were in discus- at Capac Elementary on the sidelines for struggling district, he consolidation, he said.
sions regarding future use School. I am looking for- Mayville, Madison, Imlay said, to mentor and help One of the big problems
of the school with village ward to the opportunity to City, NorthBranch and them achieve their goals. is the differing tax rates. I
officials expressing interest meet students, staff, and Lapeer. Whiston also supports would not mandate consol-
in using the historic build- parents along with commu- I look forward to tak- in-school mentorships idation of school districts.
ing as a community or rec- nity stakeholders, Lively ing on new roles, adminis- where experienced master Mandated testing
reation center. said. tration-wise. My goal is to teachers are available to Though Whiston
Additionally, the dis- I hope to create an positively impact kids, assist, encourage and pro- understands the necessity
trict is making preparations atmosphere focused on stu- helping them become bet- vide guidance to teachers for testing students, he
to transition to the Greater dent success and achieve- ter student athletes and new to the profession. feels some of the existing
Thumb Conference for ath- ment both social and aca- help coaches improve their Where are teachers? tests are simply too long.
letics, starting with the demic. By establishing skills, he said. Referring to the states He would like to
2018-19 school year. these expectations, I feel Cross said hell work ongoing teacher shortage, reduce the average stan-
I think the GTC will our school will be a place to encourage greater par- Whiston pointed out that dardized test time from its
be a good fit for us...it where everyone wants to ticipation in all the far fewer young people are current level of four-and-a- Brian Whiston says his
should level the playing be. schools co-curricular pro- entering the profession. half hours to three hours. goal is to make
field or court for our stu- Lively comes to Capac grams. He estimated there has Whiston voiced his dis- Michigan a Top 10
dents, Terpenning said. with a variety of experi- Its great when stu- been a 40-60% decrease in approval of requiring state for education.
He said staff will con- ence in education. He was dents can fill that time people going into the field younger students to be
tinue to work on the logis- a principal in Rochester, after school with positive in recent years. tested. thoughts and interests.
tics of such a move and taught English and social things. It makes them feel Pay, benefits and I do not support K-2 Finnigan said
keep everyone informed. studies at the secondary connected to their commu- retirement opportunities for testing as a legislative Whistons visit was per-
For the time being, level, served as a high nity and gives them a sense teachers and support staff mandate, said Whiston. fectly timed for the
Terpenning is staying with school and college coach of achievement,he said. have been going down Idont think its the right schools staff to benefit.
his sister in Deckerville but and worked in human Capacs first day of while expectations are up. thing to do. Especially in It was a great way to
he and his fiancee, resources for the Target classes is Sept. 5. The Thats a big reason for the kindergarten and first start the school year to
Melissa, have put their cur- Corporation. school day is 8 a.m. to teacher shortage, said grade. hear where things are
rent home up for sale and He event spent one 2:52 p.m. for both build- Whiston. Year-round schools going in our state, she
are actively looking for a year as Michigans ings. Why would a young Though he would not said. His comments were
want to mandate year- reassuring and reaffirm
round schools in Michigan, what our staff has been
Recognized: Brohls Whiston likes the idea of
providing a continuum of
Editors note: A special
from page 1-A the food bank in the com- learning for students. thank you to veteran pho-
ing weeks. I would support a tographer Mike Mercier
Lions important role as In addition to peppers, more balanced calendar, for his assistance with this
community servants. the Brohls also grow toma- he said. Id like to see it article.
They do a lot of good toes, zucchini, cucumbers but there would be costs to
work, she says. Im just and several rows of pump-
glad to be part of it.
The Almont Lions
arent the only good cause
kins and gourds to sell in
the large garden behind Artist: Meet and Greet
the Brohls support.
behind the greenhouse.
Jim and I both have a planned in Imlay City
Photo provided

On the previous day, hard time sitting still, she

the couple donated a giant incubator at 150 Bancroft
says. So the garden gives from page 1-A Street called @ 150 Pop.
load of green peppers to us something to do
the Eastern Michigan Food As with last years suc- Entrepreneurs, artists or
between our two busy sea- Huge box of fresh peppers on way to Eastern cessful initiative where
Bank. They also donate to event organizers can apply
sons at the greenhouse. Michigan Food Bank courtesy of Brohls local artists Hunter Pope
Almont Schools. for use of the space for lim-
The business is open to Flower Garden. and Randy Hughes created
Karen Brohl says the ited time periodup to 6
the public in May, June, 14 pieces, this years cre- monthswithout rent.
couple has been in busi- September and October. own and school garden to see kids who have no
ness together for 33 years thing taking off, says idea what a fresh vegetable ations will be posted Applications for @ 150
Iam really glad to see throughout the downtown Pop are available online at
and they enjoy the oppor- the buy local, grow your Karen. It breaks my heart is.
tunity to give back to the area. www.icdda.com.
community. Walker says the goal of Walker notes that the
Giving is in our the Initiative is to infuse downtown Art in Action
nature, she says. artists into the community, Initiative was generously
Whenever family and create a large impact in a sponsored by the Imlay
friends visit, they are likely short amount of time, add City Rotary Club,
to go home with some of beauty to underutilized Lakestone Bank & Trust
my pepper jelly or a loaf or spaces downtown, create a and Vintech Industries.
two of zucchini bread, walking art tour that adds An anonymous donor
says Karen. I bake any- interest to downtown and to also contributed to the proj-
where from 35 to 80 loaves encourage visitors. ect, she adds.
every fall and freeze it. I think this years work For more information
In reference to the cou- accomplished all the objec- regarding Downtown Art in
Photo provided

ples donation to the tives and much more, she Action and the Meet and
Eastern Michigan Food says. Greet, contact Walker at the
Bank, Karen says they When the Initiative is Imlay City DDA at 810-
hope to donate a couple Eastern Michigan Food Bank truck rolls into Brohls Flower Garden to concluded, Walker says the 724-2135 or visit www.
other skids of peppers to pick up donation. DDA plans to create an icdda.com.
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Town Talk
Editors note: Due to space con- The Imlay City Historical Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Capac Pharmacy is teaming
straints announcements will be
posted one week in advance of the
Museum welcomes visitors and
is open on Saturdays from 1-4
and Al-Anon meetings are held
every Wednesday night at 8
Fundraisers with Support Million Hearts by
offering in-pharmacy blood
Club News
event. Notices must be received in p.m. Our museum features p.m. at the Capac United Womans Life Chapter 855 will pressure screenings, 136 North Veterans of Foreign Wars
writing by noon Monday prior to period rooms that appear as Methodist Church, Capac, MI. continue its Bottle & Can Main St. in Capac, Tuesdays, 9 (VFW) of Imlay City, Post 2492,
the publication date. they would have been prior to Drive, to help those in need, a.m.-6 p.m. Everyone is invited 598 N. Almont Ave. (Fairgrounds
the turn of the 20th Century Lapeer Area Citizens Against to come and have their blood
Domestic Assault meets 1-3 throughout the year of 2017. Rd.) Overseas Veterans
For Senior Citizens and into the 1930s. Fabulous
artifacts and antiques greet p.m. every Wednesday in the Call for the nearest drop off
location. For large donations a
pressure read for free. Meetings 2nd Thursday, every
other month, 7 p.m.; Post
Gentle Yoga Tuesdays from
guests in every room and trans-
port them back to when life was
Lapeer Court House for per-
sonal protection order clinic. pickup service is available. 810-
Events Meetings 1st Thursday every
month, 7 p.m.; Auxiliary
9-10 a.m. at First Congregational a simpler time. Visitors will find For info 810-246-0632. 4th Annual Country Quilt Meetings 1st Saturday of every
Church in Almont. Practice led exhibits relating to railroading, The Imlay City Christian Show, Mt. Vernon United month, 10 a.m.
by Dina Miramonti, RYT. military, and Imlay City busi- FOR WIDOWED MEN & School is holding a fundraiser
WOMEN: Lunch-Cards- Methodist Church, 3000 28
ness of the pastand much for TAFFY (Tuition Assistance Mile Rd., Washington, MI Almont/Dryden Masons meets
Imlay City Senior Center more. In addition, the museum Friendship. Join us every 3rd Fundraising For Youth). Come 7 p.m. every 2nd Thursday of
Texas Hold Em 12:30 p.m. Tuesday of each month from 48309. Oct. 13 - 14 from 10 a.m.
features exhibits of influential join us for euchre the 2nd - 4 p.m. with lunch 11 a.m. - 2 the month at Masonic Center in
For info 810-724-6030. and famous hometown people 11:45 a.m.-4 p.m. at Cavis Saturday of each month at 7 Almont.
Pioneer Restaurant, 5600 p.m. Admission charged.
Dinner and an evening of card Stop by and take a look! p.m. at the Imlay City Christian
Lapeer Rd. in Kimball Twp. School, 7197 E. Imlay City Rd. The Imlay City American
playing with friends, 50/50 raf- The Almont Community 48074. No RSVP necessary.
in Imlay City. For more info, Legion Post 135 meets the 2nd
fle and prizes of high and low Historical Society Museum is For more info call Joanne K. at and last Wednesdays of the
for each table every 3rd Monday call 810-724-5695.
open Saturdays from 1-4 p.m. 810-324-2304. This activity is month at 7:30 p.m. The post is
at the Washington Senior Please stop by and learn about sponsored by Widowed Family of Christ Lutheran located at 212 E. Third Street.
Center, 57880 Van Dyke, your community. Society meet- Friends, a peer support group Craft Shows/Bazaars Church Rally Day Sept. 10. Contact them at 724-1450 or
Washington Twp., MI 48094, ings are held at the museum on Bible study 9 a.m.-10 a.m.
from 4-8 p.m. Call for further the second Monday of the
Rummage Sales Worship service and childrens
details, 586-752-6543. month at 7 p.m. For more info Widowed Friends invites all church 10:30 a.m. Fellowship,
widowed to join us for break- Our Lady of Mt. Carmel balloons and bake sale to fol- The Evening Star Quilt Guild
Swing Dance Lessons offered at call 810-796-3355. Catholic Church is holding
fast and friendship in a safe low. Wednesday night services meets the last Wednesday of
the Port Huron Senior Center, their 23rd Annual Indoor-
600 Grand Avenue in Port
Huron, every Tues. from 7:30-9
Youth Events setting every 2nd and 4th
Monday of the month at 9 a.m. Outdoor Junque & Treasures
Sale We will have everything
starting Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. 7191
Imlay City Rd., Imlay City.
each month at the Davison
Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer
at Seros, 925 Gratiot in 810-724-2620. Rd. in Davison. Meetings start
p.m. and the 1st and 3rd Thurs. Ready, Set, Go! Workshop. This imaginable - SOMETHING at 6:30 p.m. and doors open at 6
of the month from 7:30-9 p.m. is a FREE workshop for 3-5 Marysville. For more info, call FOR EVERYONE!!! Free Glory Stories - You still have
Julie at 810-388-0868. p.m. For more info call Lisa,
with instructors Lyle Malaski & year olds & parents/caregivers! Shuttle Service Lunches, Bake time to submit your story of 810-358-7294.
Kristina Morton. Call 810-984- Enjoy fun projects that will Grief Share, a 7/14 series for Sale & Farmers Market (Fresh Gods goodness by 9/3/17. The
5061 for more info. develop your childs skills and Daily) Donations Drop off ~ Glory Stories booklet will be
Council on Aging Membership
prepare them for school!
Children also enjoy a snack,
those that have lost loved ones
support group will begin Sept. Sat. Sept. 9, to Tues. Sept. 12,
10 am to 4 pm Sale starts:
given away at The Ezra Project
- Word Alive family festival and
is open to individuals 18 and 7 at the Imlay City Senior
story time, and a free book! Center located in the Lamb- Thurs. Sept. 14 9am -7 pm; ongoingly, as stories of encour- Every Sunday Lapeer Countys
older. The Capac Senior Center Call the Family Literacy Center Fri. Sept. 15 9 am - 7pm; Sat. agement to people in Lapeer
is open 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Steele building on Third largest Flea Market will be
today to reserve your seat at Street. Pre-register by calling Sept. 16 $2 Bag 9am - 12 noon. County. Attach your document held at the Lapeer Center
weekdays. We offer a variety of 810-664-2737 and for more info Sponsored by The D of I and K and photo to an email and send
activities such as fitness and Tracy at 810-724-6030 or Building, 425 County Center
on dates and times. Ginger Miller at 810-724-5772. of C. Location: Our Lady of it to willserve@gmail.com (600 St. in Lapeer. From 8 a.m.-3
craft classes, a book review Mt. Carmel Catholic Church words or less). Go to http://
group, cards and bus trips. Call Play groups available. Free 6 p.m. Up to 75 booths inside and
TOPS 620 Lapeer weight- loss 10828 Brandon Road Emmett thec.website/ezra for more outside sell a huge variety of
Lori at 395-7889 for more info. week sessions. At these FREE Mi. 48022 (On M-19 - North of information about Ezra or call
90-minute playgroups, children group meets Tuesday nights at items to the public. This long-
Almont and Dryden area senior the Hunters Creek Mobile I-69 - South of M-21) 810-214-0188. running community event is
will participate in storytime,
citizens meet the 2nd Tuesday Home Park Club House, 725 sponsored by the Lapeer
Medical Care
developmentally appropriate Free tutor training for people
of the month at 12 p.m. at the games and crafts, learn new DeMille Rd. in Lapeer. Weigh- Center Building, a non-profit
who would like to help others in
Almont Lions Hall, 222 Water skills, and enjoy a snack and in from 6-6:30 p.m., meeting our community improve organization for 60 years.
St., for a potluck and program. social time with other children. from 6:30-7:30 p.m. For more Lapeer County Health English skills. Volunteer basis. There is no admission charge.
Call 798-8210 for more info. Parents will have the chance to info call 810-664-7579. Department, 1800 Imlay City Please call for orientation For info on space rentals, con-
talk to other adults with same- Rd., Lapeer - Regular before training at 810-664- tact Logan: 810-347-7915. Visit
Adults 55 and over are invited TOPS 888 (Take Off Pounds Immunization Clinic Hours: www.LapeerCenter.com for
to Berlin Twp. Senior Center to age children. Register now for Sensibly) meets Wednesdays at 2737.
the next session! Numerous (held in 2nd floor clinic area) building rental and Peacock
play cards from noon-3 p.m. the the 25 Pine Ridge Dr. in Mondays 1-3:30 p.m. Walk-In, Volunteer for the Habitat for Alley catering information, or
2nd Wednesday of every month. locations and dates available. Lapeer. Weigh-in at 8:30 a.m.,
For more info and to sign up Wednesdays 8:30 a.m.-11:30 Humanity of Lapeer County at call 664-2109. Email: lapeer-
Bring a sack lunch, beverages 9:30 a.m. meeting. Call Linda p.m. By Appointment Only, the office. Interested parties center@charter.net. The
provided. Senior stretch exer- call the Family Literacy Center at 810-245-3955 or Phyllis 810-
at 810-664-2737. Thursdays 1-3:45 p.m. By can call 810-664-7111 and speak Lapeer Center Building Flea
cise on Tuesdays 10-11 a.m. 395-7035 for more info. Appointment Only. Additional to Carolyn, Cheryl or Pete at Market has been voted The
Potluck luncheons will be
Support Groups For those that have experi- Immunization Clinics Offered: 810-660-7823. Best of the Best.
served the 4th Tuesday of every By Appointment Only (held in
month at noon. Call 810-395- enced the death of a loved one,
a support group is available 2nd floor clinic area). Walk-In
4518 for details. (held in lower level). For addi-
The 10A Friday AFG Imlay facilitated by a trained United
Ryan Smith, a certified alcohol City meeting usually held at Hospice Service (UHS) tional info, to check if we accept
and drug counselor will be FOC Lutheran Church will be bereavement volunteer. your insurance, or to schedule
available at the Imlay City meeting at the Ruth Hughes an appointment please call 810-
Marlette Regional Hospital,
Seniors Center on the 4th Library until further notice. 667-0448. AFFORDABLE INDEPENDENT LIVING APARTMENTS WITH:
2770 Main Street in Marlette,
Thursday of every month from This begins on Aug. 4. Contact hosts this support group the 3 Nutritious Meals Daily Light Housekeeping
Ginger Miller at 810-724-5772 Free hearing and vision screens
9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1st Friday of each month at 10
for more information. for children of preschool age Compimentary Satellite TV Health Services
a.m. in the Administration are available at the Lapeer Life-enriching Activities Available

Free Meals, Food Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Conference Room. For more County Health Department. To
meetings are held every Monday info, call 800-635-7490 or visit schedule an appointment please
night at 8 p.m. at St. Pauls www.marletteregionalhospital. call 810-667-0448 or 810-245-
St. Pauls Lutheran Church Lutheran Church in Imlay City. org. 5549. www.SanctuaryatMapleVista.org
Food for Families kitchen is
open to the public for free, hot

meals every Monday and
Wednesday from 4-5:30 p.m.
This Heart Loves Food Pantry
is open the 1st Saturday of each
month from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at
Gateway Assembly Church,
2796 S. Van Dyke Rd., Imlay

City. St. Pauls
The Attica United Methodist Lutheran Church
Church will be holding a free (ELCA)

community meal on the 2nd 200 North Cedar (M-53) 4411 Newark Road
859 N. Van Dyke Road
and 4th Tuesday of each month Imlay City, MI Attica, MI 48412 Imlay City, Michigan 48444
from 4:30-6:30 p.m. For more 810-724-1200 810-724-2702 Sunday 2:30 pm

info please call 810-724-0690 or email: nlcc@newlifechristian.net
visit www.atticaumc.org. Worship 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Tuesday 7:00 pm
Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Friday Youth 7:00 pm
Pastor Tim Martin
The Attica Food Bank at the Pastor Alan Casillas
Attica United Methodist 15 Sunday 10 a.m. Service 15 firstapostolichome.com 15

Church, 27 Elk Lake Rd., is

open from 2-4 p.m. the 2nd and Attica Capac Imlay City Almont Light of Christ
4th Monday of each month. U.M.C. U.M.C. C.R.C. First Baptist Church Community
Proof of residency and need 14952 Imlay City Rd., Capac 395 N. Cedar (M-53)
27 Elk Lake Road, Attica, MI
(810) 724-0690 Church 810-395-2112
Sunday School - 9:15 am - All Ages
Worship 10:00 a.m.
Wayne Boyd, Pastor
881 Van Dyke - 810-798-8888
The Capac Community Food Sunday Worship: 10 a.m Sunday Service: 10:30 am Sunday School 11:15 a.m. Sunday Bible Classes: 9:45 am 2720 Winslow Road
Pantry, 112 S. Main Street, is Attica Food Bank: Serving those Junior Church and Nursery Available Youth Ministry Worship Services
10:30 am & 6:00 pm
Imlay City, MI 48444
open each Wednesday from 1-3 MOPS Program
in need in Attica Twp, 2-4 pm, Bible Studies Every
Community Mens & Womens
Bible Study Wednesday 7:00 pm 1 Mile South of I-69 Overpass
p.m. Please call LOVE, INC. at 2nd and 4th Monday Monday and Tuesday Evenings fbc@airadvantage.net
Bible Studies Live Webcasting Sunday all worship services Sunday Worship 10:30 am
810-245-2414 in advance to Rev. Ron Rouse Tuesday Morning
810-724-4315 over Sermonaudio.com/fbcalmont 15
ensure your food voucher will www.atticaumc.org 15
Come as you are - everyone is welcome!
Come Grow With Us! 15
Proclaiming the Sovereign Grace of God Phone: 810-724-6999 15
be received before you stop in to 16 15

shop. Any questions, please call Dryden Imlay City Sacred Heart GATEWAY ST. JOHNS LUTHERAN CHURCH
Joyce Kaufman at 810-395-
7532. U.M.C. U.M.C. Catholic Church
(ELCA) 109 E. Kempf Court Capac, MI
(810) 395-7557
Corner of 4th St. & Almont Ave. 700 Maple Vista, Imlay City
The Capac Kitchen serves free 5394 Main Street - Dryden (Across from the Library) 810-724-1135 2796 S. Van Dyke Road - Imlay City
www.imlayumc.org 74903 McKay Rd., Romeo Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
meals every Tuesday from 4:30- 810-796-3341 Like Us On Weekday Masses
Morning Worship - 8:45 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
6 p.m. at Zion United Methodist 10:30 a.m. Worship Mon-Tues-Thurs-Fri 8 am Wed. 10 am Evening Service - 5:00 p.m.
Pastor Patricia Hoppenworth First Sat. 8 am
Sunday Mornings
Church. Nursery Available
Weekend Masses
Wednesday Family Night - 6:45 p.m. Sunday 10:00 a.m.
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Generous sponsors boost Heritage Fest

Almont DDA Director credits support of businesses, clubs Graduation, Nasquack on
the River; Charlie Browns,
Narcotics, the Run Drugs
Out of Town 5-K Run
from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the
corner of Bristol and East
the Rockville band; Almont Walk; among others. St. Clair streets.
By Tom Wearing and Almont Area Chamber House, McDonalds of
of Commerce, along with Almont, Yarbrough Police Department, Child More vendor space The car show will fea-
the generous support of Insurance, Farm Bureau IDprogram; Almont Lions Schall says there is still ture raffles, a 50/50 raffle,
ALMONT Village local business sponsors. Insurance-Wayne Haney. Club, refreshment tent; room for vendors to set up and goody bags for the first
residents and visitors can DDA Director Kim Schall also acknowl- Yarbrough Insurance and and sell their wares along 80 participants.
plan on two nights and one Schall says this years gold edges specific event spon- Redd Electric, clown and Water Street from 9 a.m.-5 The registration fee is
full day of fun when the and silver sponsors are Tri- sors to include: Grabill balloon twisting; North p.m. on Saturday. $5 for those who pre-regis-
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The event is again respectively. Auxiliary, Chalk Around Lakestone Bank & Trust, site or by calling the DDA payable to the Almont DDA
made possible through the Other sponsors include: the Fountain Contest; Category 5 band; Tri- office at 810-798-8125. and mailed to event coordi-
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Kosinski, of
Almont, looks
to shed a
Almont is
first again
Grosse Ile
defender in a
game last
Friday after-
noon at By Kevin Kissane
Wayne State Tri-City Times Sports Editor
Almont won TRI-CITY AREA Grace
the game 34-6. Zimmerman shot a 39 and Tyler Kautz
carded a 42, helping the Almont girls
golf team to a first-place finish last
Friday at a Blue Water Area
Conference Invitational.
Holly Meadows Golf Course, in
Capac, served as the tournament
Almonts 172 output set the pace
that day. They were followed by Yale

Photo by Cindy Finn

(218), Imlay City (220), Rochester
Hills Lutheran Northwest (234) and
Armada (239).

Raiders off and running

Almont page 4-B

Almont impressive in 34-6 win players, Almont Coach

James Leusby said. As a
The players on the other
hand were not and they used
over Grosse Ile at WSU stadium coach you are always a little
nervous starting your season
it as motivation to push
themselves. We are a young
By Kevin Kissane Ile in a clash at the Xenith on the road in an unfamiliar team with mostly sopho-
Tri-City Times Sports Editor Prep Kickoff Classic last environment, he noted. mores and juniors so we
Friday afternoon. So when we were invit- knew it was going to come
ALMONT The Wayne State University ed to play Wayne State down to us executing our
Almont varsity football team is where the action unfolded. University where there are base Wing-T Offense and
began their 2017 campaign Playing in the prep many unknowns and distrac- playing sound defense.
in impressive fashion, rolling kickoff classic was an awe- tions we were a little reluc-

Photo by Kevin Kissane

to a 34-6 win against Grosse some opportunity for our tant to accept the invitation. Raiders page 4-B

Capac falls 14-7 against Marlette Ashley Gibbs, of Almont,

By Kevin Kissane saw Capac manage seven points watches her tee shot find the
Tri-City Times Sports Editor and Marlette generate six. That fairway.
left Capac up by a narrow one-

Capac gets
CAPAC Capac fell seven point margin at the half.
points short when the final Quarter number three would
scores were added up, dropping prove scoreless.
a 14-7 verdict to visiting Marlette then outscored

a 3-2 win
Marlette in a non-league varsity Capac 8-0 the rest of the way,
football battle last Friday night. pulling out a 14-7 victory.
With the outcome, Marlette Capac logged their seven-
goes to 1-0 this season. Capac points courtesy of a Brandon
now stands at 0-1 overall.
Our kids played hard
tonight, Capac Coach Bill
Nestle commented. We just
Muzljakovich to Tyler Mirling
40-yard touchdown pass and an
extra point kick courtesy of Ben
over Almont
came up short at the end, he For the evening, By Kevin Kissane
noted. Muzljakovich connected six of Tri-City Times Sports Editor
Photo by Kevin Kissane

I am proud of their effort. 18 pass plays for 135 yards as

Marlette made big plays offen- Capacs quarterback. He threw TRI-CITY AREA Capac
sively in the fourth quarter and one interception along the way. earned a 3-2 win at host Almonts
we didnt. Danny Navarro paced all expense in a Blue Water Area
In Fridays battle, Capac and Capac receivers, hauling in a Conference boys soccer encounter
Marlette finished the initial pair of catches for 23 yards. last Wednesday afternoon.
Capacs Tyler Mirling looks to distance himself quarter with zero points apiece. With the decision, Capac raises
from the Marlette defense in Fridays game. The next 12-minute stretch Capac page 4-B its BWAC mark to 1-0. Almont
Soccer page 4-B

Dryden rolls Sandusky runs past

over North
Huron, 60-34 Imlay City, 52-13
By Kevin Kissane mental mistakes and
By Kevin Kissane Tri-City Times Sports Editor picked up too many pen-
Tri-City Times Sports Editor alties in this game, Imlay
IMLAY CITY The City Coach Steve Lestage
DRYDEN Dryden defeat-
Imlay City varsity foot- observed. We were
ed visiting North Huron, 60-34,
ball team incurred a 52-13 unable to stop Sanduskys
in a non-league varsity football
setback to visiting non- run game most of the
Photo by Kevin Kissane

Photo by Kevin Kissane

encounter Friday night.

league foe Sandusky last night, he noted.
With the outcome, Dryden
Thursday night. We will watch film,
raises its mark to 1-0 overall.
With the decision, learn from it and get refo-
In Fridays encounter,
Sandusky improves to 1-0 cused for Cros-Lex next
Dryden and North Huron con-
overall. Imlay City week.
cluded the initial quarter with
Imlay Citys Kyle Kulin looks watches their record fall In Thursdays game, Capacs Ben Geliske battles an
six points apiece.
for blocking assistance in to 0-1 this season. Almont foe for a loose ball in a
Dryden page 4-B last weeks game. We made a lot of Imlay City page 4-B BWAC encounter last week.

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Imlay City competes

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By Kevin Kissane results
Tri-City Times Sports Editor placed
Imlay City
IMLAY CITY The in a Silver
Imlay City varsity volley- Division
ball team wound up with a semifinal
0-3-1 mark last Friday at encounter
the SC4 Tournament in where Yale
Port Huron. provided

Photo by Tina Hofmann

Imlay City started the opposi- Thibodeau
tournament action with a tion. That
25-18, 23-25 split versus battle drew to a close with
New Haven. That was fol- Yale up by a 25-16, 25-12
lowed by a
12-25 loss Ali Harper proved Drydens Erin Boettcher connects on a spike at the Brown City Tournament last week.
to Howell Imlay Citys most lethal

Dryden 0-3-1 at Brown City

and a net weapon, cranking out
17-25, 16 kills.
19-25 set- Claire Thibodeau and
back to Kaylee Rucker added 14
Rochester. digs each to Imlay Citys DRYDEN The Dryden varsity volleyball team
Rucker Those cause. started their season with a 0-2-1 showing at the Brown
City Tournament on Tuesday, August 22.
Dryden began tournament action with an 11-25, 7-25

Imlay goes 1-1-2 in Bad Axe pool play loss to Marysville. That was followed by a

Photo by Tina Hofmann

25-11, 12-25 split with Richmond and a 15-25, 8-25 set-
back to Brown City.
By Kevin Kissane 22-25 set- Those outcomes set up a bracket play contest against
Tri-City Times Sports Editor back to Richmond.
Essexville When the final scores were added up, Richmond
IMLAY CITY The Garber. The Dryden defense converges on a shot at moved on with a 25-20, 27-29, 15-11 victory over
Imlay City varsity volley- L e a h the Brown City Tournament last week. Dryden.
ball team posted a 1-1-2 Dawson
mark last Saturday at the (36 service
Hatchet Invitational in Bad
Imlay City opened
s e v e n Dawson Almont goes winless at tournament
tournament action with a a c e s ) , By Kevin Kissane Saturday. 12-25, 17-25 setback to (three each) supported their
25-22, 13-25 split against Brianna Booth (18 service Tri-City Times Sports Editor Schoolcraft College is FGR; a 21-25, 16-25 loss performances.
Ubly. That was followed points, including three where the action unfolded. to Port Huron; and a Jaclyn Hellebuyck
by a 25-19, 25-10 win aces, and 15 digs) and ALMONT The Almont began tourna- 21-25, 26-28 setback to paced Almont as far as digs
against Vassar; a 25-23, Claire Thibodeau (21 digs) Almont varsity volleyball ment action with a 21-25, Milan. were concerned, registering
24-26 split against put up Imlay Citys best team was held winless at 14-25 loss to Cass Tech. Lizette Sahagun han- 20.
Deckerville; and a 20-25, numbers that day. the Legacy Tournament last That was followed by a dled the bulk of Almonts Bussone led Almont
playmaking responsibili- when it came to solo blocks,
ties. She wound up with 36 collecting two. Alex

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Out d o
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kills) plus Rachel Schapman Manko, Sahagun and
and Hannah Landerschier Schapman (one each).

Athlete of the Week

Junior Leah Dawson Dryden senior Sam

had 36 service points for Peyerk collected eight
the Imlay City varsity tackles, threw for four
volleyball team Saturday touchdowns and ran for

at the Bad Axe Invite. a touchdown in a foot-
For her effort, ball win over North
Dawson earns our Girls Huron.
Athlete of the Week For his effort, Peyerk
honor. claims our Boys Athlete
of the Week honor.
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Imlay City garners

a first-place finish
By Kevin Kissane Avery Whitney (first
Tri-City Times Sports Editor singles), David Krahn (sec-
ond singles), Mitchell Allen
IMLAY CITY The (third singles), Jacob Edson
Imlay City boys tennis (fourth singles), Andrew
squad garnered a first-place Nadrowski and Davyn
finish last Friday at a quad Wilson (first doubles),
hosted by Bay City Western Logan Wilson and Ross
High School. Edson (second doubles),
Imlay Citys winning Ricky Guerrero and Daniel
total was 32 points. They Krahn (third doubles) plus
were followed by Bay City Logan Stoldt and Jacob
John Glenn (eight points), Webb (fourth doubles) led
Midland Bullock Creek Imlay City with firsts that
(seven) and Ovid Elsie (six). day.

Photo provided
The Almont boys tennis team poses for a photo after winning their own tournament this past

Almont wins their own invite

By Kevin Kissane Almonts winning singles), Thomas Manko with firsts that day.
Tri-City Times Sports Editor total that day was 20 (second singles), Adam Darren Herman and
points. They were fol- Campbell (third singles), Paul Biolchini (third dou-
ALMONT The lowed by Notre Dame Caleb Schlanderer and bles) along with Gary
Almont boys tennis team Prep (14 points), Flint Kevin Heim (first dou- Gerlach and Nathan
Photo by Kevin Kissane

netted a first-place show- Powers (10) and bles) plus Robert Coenen Castillo (fourth doubles)
ing last Saturday at an Frankenmuth (four). and Ethan Marcola (sec- added thirds to Almonts
invitational it hosted. Griffin DePauw (first ond doubles) led Almont cause.

Imlay Citys Jacob Edson returns a shot during

a match last week. Almont falls versus Lake Orion, 7-1
By Kevin Kissane In individual action, dropped a 2-6, 3-6 count at dropped a 6-7, 3-6 verdict

Imlay City drops Tri-City Times Sports Editor

Griffin DePauw fell by a
0-6, 0-6 top flight count;
Thomas Manko dropped a
fourth singles.
As far as doubles action
was concerned, Caleb
at second doubles; Darren
Herman and Paul Biolchini
fell by a 2-6, 1-6 third

clash to Powers dropped a 7-1 road verdict

to Lake Orion in a non-
league boys tennis clash
2-6, 1-6 verdict at second
singles; Adam Campbell
fell by a 3-6, 2-6 third flight
Schlanderer and Kevin
Heim posted a 6-1, 6-2
top flight win; Ethan
flight count; plus Gary
Gerlach and Troy Belanger
dropped a 0-6, 2-6 verdict
By Kevin Kissane Edson earned a 6-4, 2-6, last Thursday. count; and Nathan Castillo Marcola and Robert Coenen at fourth doubles.
Tri-City Times Sports Editor 6-4 win at fourth singles.

Imlay City fourth at a Lapeer quad

As far as doubles play
IMLAY CITY was concerned, Andrew
Imlay City dropped a 6-2 Nadrowski and Davyn
verdict to visiting Flint Wilson picked up a 6-3,
Powers in a non-league 7-6 top flight victory; By Kevin Kissane team netted a fourth at the were followed by Swartz bles) led Imlay City with a
boys tennis encounter last Logan Wilson and Ross Tri-City Times Sports Editor Lapeer quad last Creek (11 points), Lapeer first that day.
Thursday. Edson dropped a 2-6, 2-6 Wednesday. (10) and Imlay City (seven). Jacob Edson (fourth
In individual action, verdict at second doubles; IMLAY CITY The Davisons 20-point Andrew Nadrowski and singles) added a fourth to
Avery Whitney fell by a Ricky Guerrero and Imlay City boys tennis total set the pace. They Davyn Wilson (first dou- Imlay Citys cause.
5-7, 4-6 top flight count; Daniel Krahn fell by a
David Krahn dropped a 1-6, 0-6 third flight count;
2-6, 4-6 verdict at second plus Logan Stoldt and Stats and standings
singles; Mitchell Allen Dylan Davio dropped a
fell by a 4-6, 1-6 third 3-6, 6-7 verdict at fourth FOOTBALL Porter (D) 19 207 10.9 Zwiez (D) 1 Dryden 1 275 275
flight count; and Jacob doubles. Kosinski (A) 13 108 8.3 Gall (D) 1 Imlay City 1 500 500
STAT LEADERS Peyerk (D) 17 99 5.8 Lopez (C) 1
Rinke (A) 9 79 8.8
Touchdowns Ruhala (A) 12 65 5.4 Receiving FOOTBALL
Schapman (A) 3
Homer (IC)
Mirling (C)
44 8.8
32 6.4
Rinke (A) 2 Bannister (IC) 5 93 18.6
Paupert (A) 5 30 6.0 Galbraith (IC) 3 32 10.7 Blue Water Area Conference
Porter (D) 2
Gall (D) 2 Adams (D) 2 41 20.5 League Overall
Adams (D) 2 Solo Tackles D. Navarro (C) 2 23 11.5 Almont 0-0 1-0
Peyerk (D) 1 G T Avg Gall (D) 1 25 25.0 Armada 0-0 1-0
Zwiez (D) 1 Bannister (IC) 1 10 10.0 C. Kapron (A) 1 24 24.0 Cros-Lex 0-0 1-0
Mirling (C) 1 Stephens (IC) 1 8 8.0 Zwiez (D) 1 20 20.0 Richmond 0-0 1-0
Homer (IC) 1 Adams (D) 1 8 8.0 Wolford (IC) 1 20 20.0 Yale 0-0 1-0
Forti (IC) 1 Peyerk (D) 1 8 8.0 Algonac 0-0 0-1
Porter (D) 1 6 6.0 Team Offense Capac 0-0 0-1
Imlay City 0-0 0-1
Quarterbacks Gall (D) 1 5 5.0 G Yds Avg
D. Navarro (C) 1 5 5.0 Dryden 1 577 577
Comp Att Yds NCTL 8-Man League Stars Division
Forti (IC) 8 18 186 Almont 1 354 354 Deckerville 0-0 1-0
Muzljakovich (C) 6 18 135 Interceptions Imlay City 1 277 277 Dryden 0-0 1-0
Peyerk (D) 4 5 87 Mirling (C) 1 Capac 1 201 201 Madison Academy 0-0 1-0
Schapman (A) 1 2 24 Kingston 0-0 1-0
Hellmuth (C) 1
Armstrong (IC) 1 4 20 Team Defense Lawrence 0-0 1-0
Photo by Kevin Kissane

Sustaita (C) 1 Mayville 0-0 1-0

G Yds Avg
Rushing Morrice 0-0 1-0
Recoveries Almont 1 130 130
R Y Avg Int. Academy Flint 0-0 1-0
Watson (D) 1 Capac 1 200 200
Gall (D) 17 211 12.4

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Dryden: Cardinals roll

over North Huron, 60-34
from page 1-B (two catches for 41 yards),
Gall (one reception for 25
Quarter number two yards) and Zwiez (one
would see the scoreboard catch for 20 yards).
operator kept busy. It was The Dryden ground
there Dryden amassed 32 attack proved especially
points and North Huron tough to stop as the
generated 22, leaving the Cardinals accumulated
former with a 38-28 half- 489 yards.
time lead to protect. Individually, Gall (17
When the action rushes for 211 yards) and
resumed, Dryden struck Porter (207 yards on 19
with an 8-0 third quarter totes) led Dryden. They
edge to go up by a 46-28 were backed by Peyerk
count. (17 rushes for 99 yards).
Dryden then outscored Peyerk and Adams
North Huron 14-6 from (eight solo stops each)
that point on, closing out paced Drydens defense.

Photo by Cindy Finn

a 60-34 victory. Porter (six unassisted
Blake Porter, Hunter tackles), Gall (five solo
Gall and Jarrod Adams stops) and Brendon Biggs
(two each) plus Sam (four unassisted tackles)
Almonts Clay Schapman fights for extra yards in a game with Grosse Ile on Friday. Peyerk and Austin Zwiez made their presence felt as
(one apiece) furnished well.
Raiders: Impressive in Drydens touchdowns.
Dryden added 12 more
The Dryden defense
also claimed three take-

win at WSU stadium

points to their total via aways. Chris Watson,
conversions. Zwiez and Gall (a fumble
For the night, Sam recovery apiece) furnished
from page 1-B by a 7-0 third quarter Peyerk completed four of those.
edge, the Raiders went five pass plays for 87 Dryden returns to
Coach Ritchie Feys had ahead 34-6 with 36 min- yards as Drydens quarter- action this Thursday when
an excellent defensive utes gone. back. He threw four it entertains North Central
game plan that the kids Neither side would touchdown passes along Thumb League Stars
executed perfectly. score the rest of the way, the way. Division rival Kingston.
Offensively, we had a big leaving Almont with a His successful tosses That matchup lists a 7
setback (losing very gifted lopsided win to celebrate were distributed to Adams p.m. starting time.
split end Colby when the final second
Schapman) to an arm inju- ticked off the clock.
ry. So we were forced to
turn to our run game and
Almont generated
their winning 34-point Soccer: Capac wins 3-2
grind out tough yards. I total aided by a 16-yard
am very proud of the boys touchdown run by Jace from page 1-B Almonts goals.
and the showing we put Rinke (followed by a suc- Shane Patrick and
Photo by Cindy Finn

falls to 0-1 when they

together for game one. cessful extra point kick Drew Revoldt shared the
square off versus league
Lets hope we can take courtesy of Ethan Hall); a foes. goalkeeping responsibili-
this momentum into The Clay Schapman six-yard In Wednesdays ties for Almont. They
Swamp versus what looks touchdown run (followed encounter, Capac spotted managed five saves
like another tough by an accurate extra point Almont a 2-1 edge after apiece.
Algonac team. The play- Ethan Hall, of Almont, tackles a Grosse Ile foe
boot from Hall); a Clay in Fridays non-league clash. one half was complete.
ers and coaches would Schapman 17-yard touch- Capac then outscored
like to thank all the fans down run (followed by a
who made the trip to
WSU and we hope to see
successful extra point kick
courtesy of Hall); a Clay
The Almont ground
attack chewed up 330
yards of yards of territo-
defense. Jack Paupert and
Hall added four unassisted
tackles each to the
Almont 2-0 over the final
40 minutes of play, pull- Almont:
ing out a 3-2 victory.
them and more this Schapman one-yard ry. It took them 54 totes Raiders cause. Ben Laskowski (set from page 1-B
Thursday. touchdown run; and a to produce that total. The Almont defense up by Chris Schuman),
In Fridays matchup, Rinke two-yard touch- Individually, Logan also claimed two take- Zach Williamson (assist- Ashley Gibbs (45) supplied
Almont grabbed a 7-6 down run (followed by an Kosinski (13 rushes for aways. Hall and Ruhala ed by Austin Lowien) and the next best Almont nine-
edge after one quarter was accurate extra point boot 108 yards) and Rinke (79 (an interception each) sup- Laskowski (set up by hole. Brandi Kautz and
done. from Hall). yards on nine totes) put up plied those. Omar Santana) collected Lindsey Albrecht (46 each)
Quarter number two For the evening, Almonts best credentials. Almont will look to Capacs goals. shared the fourth and final
would see Almont amass Schapman completed one Garrett Ruhala (12 rushes continue their winning Jake Witt went the scoring spot for the
20 points and Grosse Ile of two pass plays for 24 for 65 yards) supported ways this Thursday when distance in net for Capac. Raiders.
manage none, staking the yards as Almonts quarter- their performances. The it travels to Algonac. The He was credited with six Ashlyn Vamvas (49)
former to a 27-6 advan- back. He threw zero remaining 22 Raider rush- contest, the Blue Water saves. paced Imlay City. The
tage at the halftime break. interceptions en route to es netted a combined Area Conference opener Zachary Thompson Spartans also counted
When the action those numbers. 78-yard gain. for both combatants, is (set up by Jack Stillinger) Abby Schefkas 53, Megan
resumed, Almont contin- His successful toss Blake Kapron (eight slated to get underway at and Ryan Miller (assisted Tietzs 58 and Emma
ued to pull away. Aided went to Chase Kapron. solos) paced Almonts 7 p.m. by Kaleb Odet) furnished Waattis 60.

Imlay City: Sandusky

runs past Spartans
from page 1-B edge, the Redskins went up
36-13 with 36 minutes
Imlay City and Sandusky gone.
ended quarter number one Sandusky then out-
with zero points apiece.
scored Imlay City 16-0 the
Quarter number two
would see Sandusky gener- rest of the way, putting the
ate 22 points and Imlay finishing touches on a
City manage 13, leaving 52-13 win.
the former up by a nine- Imlay City produced
point margin at the half- their 13-point total aided
time break. by a Luke Forti to Curtis
When the action Homer 61-yard touchdown
resumed, Sandusky padded pass (followed by a suc-
Photo by Kevin Kissane

its cushion some. Aided cessful extra point kick

by a 14-0 third quarter courtesy of Bruce Bollini)

Imlay Citys Reid Bannister battles for extra

yards in a game Thursday with Sandusky.
Photo by Kevin Kissane

and a Forti three-yard (five rushes for 44 yards),

touchdown run. Manny Ortiz (12 yards on
For the evening, Forti five totes), Bannister (one
connected on eight of 18 rush for nine yards) and
Capacs Omar Navarro, Jordan Cherry and pass plays for 186 yards Armstrong (six yards on
Jordan Hellmuth team up for a stop. as Imlay Citys starting one tote) made that output
quarterback. He threw one possible.
interception en route to Bannister (10 solos and
Capac: Falls in opener those numbers.
His successful tosses
four assisted tackles) and
Luke Stephens (eight solos
to Marlette at home went to three different tar-
gets. Their ranks consisted
and five assisted stops)
proved Imlay Citys defen-
The Capac defense of Reid Bannister (five sive standouts. They were
from page 1-B catches for 93 yards), backed by Jesse Heber and
also notched four take-
The Capac ground aways. Tyler Mirling, Noah Galbraith (three Joe Harper (three solos and
attack managed 66 yards Jordan Hellmuth and receptions for 32 yards) four assisted tackles each),
on 23 totes. German Sustaita (an and Homer (one catch for Ortiz (two solo and three
Individually, Mirling interception each) plus 61 yards). assisted stops), Hunter
led Capac. He had 32 Steven Lopez (a fumble Cooper Armstrong Mullins (one solo and four
yards on five totes. The tacked on a one of four assisted tackles) and Zac
Photo by Kevin Kissane

recovery) furnished those.

remaining 18 Chief rush- Capac will look to passing performance to Hellebuyck (one solo and
es netted a combined bounce back this Imlay Citys cause. His three assisted tackles).
34-yard gain. Thursday on the road completion, good for a Imlay City returns to
Navarro (five solos) when it begins Blue 20-yard gain, went to action this Thursday when
and Muzljakovich (three Water Area Conference Lonnie Wolford. it entertains Cros-Lex. The
unassisted stops) put up play versus Yale. That Imlay City Coach Steve Lestage watches the The Imlay Citys Blue Water Area
Capacs best defensive clash gets underway at action from the sidelines in a game at home ground game added 71 Conference clash lists a 7
numbers. 7 p.m. this past week. yards on 12 totes. Homer p.m. starting time.

Boys Cross Country

Spartans place fourth at Birch Run

By Kevin Kissane the Birch Run Invitational. (151), Cass City (168), (387), Saginaw Valley Jake Swartz, 17th, Logan Swantek, 37th,
Tri-City Times Sports Editor Montrose (81 points) Frankenmuth (170), Clio Lutheran (439), 18:51.69; paced Imlay 19:55.41; led Capac that
took team honors that (172), Freeland (209), Carrollton (449), City. He was backed by day, Ben Rodriguez,
IMLAY CITY day. They were followed Hemlock (236), Saginaw Chesaning (465), Byron Zak Kustowski, 20th, 63rd, 20:56.7; Hank
The Imlay City boys by Essexville Garber (96 Swan Valley (244), Birch (478) and Saginaw 19:00.6; Avery Whitney, Barker, 100th, 21:50.3;
cross country team wound points), Midland Bullock Run (259), New Lothrop Nouvel (484). 36th, 19:54; Brandon and Joel Opificius, 149th,
up fourth last Thursday at Creek (114), Imlay City (276), Ortonville Brandon Capac and Vassar also Pries, 39th, 19:57.58; and 23:47.02; rounded out the
(380), North Branch competed but did not Cole Broecker, 41st, Chiefs four-runner con-
(385), Flint Kearsley field a complete squad. 20:04.14. tingent.
Dryden takes a
sixth at USA Invite Girls Cross Country
By Kevin Kissane Lutheran Seminary (146),
Tri-City Times Sports Editor
Mayville (152) and Elkton-
Pigeon BayPort (153).
Bay City John Glenn,
Imlay City takes fourth at Birch Run
Dryden boys cross country Millington and Owen- pace. They were followed Essexville Garber (347), Sarah Evans, 48th,
squad registered a sixth- By Kevin Kissane
Gage also sent runners to Tri-City Times Sports Editor by Byron (152 points), Saginaw Swan Valley 24:24.23; and Emerson
place finish at the the starting line but did not Hemlock (171), Imlay (350), Capac (407), OBrien, 74th, 25:47.91.
Unionville Sebewaing field complete squads. TRI-CITY AREA City (199), New Lothrop Ortonville Brandon (412) Sara Herrera, seventh,
Area Invitational last Brenden Knuth, fourth, The Imlay City and Capac (202), Chesaning (203), and Cass City (413). 21:46.95; paced Capac.
Wednesday. 18:51.31; led Dryden that girls cross country teams Freeland (217), Walled Sydney Kapushinski, She was backed by Lilly
Bad Axe (46 points) day. The Cardinals also pulled up fourth and 17th, Lake Central (217), Birch 24th, 23:17.55; led Imlay Rodriguez, 45th, 24:11.54;
paced the field assembled. counted results from Ethan respectively, at the Birch Run (223), Clio (239), City that day. The Spartans Delaney Verschure,
They were followed by Rozanski, ninth, 20:03.54; Run Early Invitational last Montrose (240), Midland also counted results from 152nd, 29:23.73; Kassy
Deckerville (73 points), Cameron Bores, 31st, Thursday. Bullock Creek (270), Carlee Forsyth, 30th, Amon, 169th, 30:38.02;
Unionville Sebewaing 21:40.61; Andrew Sisler, Frankenmuths Saginaw Valley Lutheran 23:43.02; McKinzie and Jenna Palazzolo,
Area (105), Kingston 48th, 23:29.25; and Marc 56-point output set the (319), North Branch (329), Winget, 31st, 23:46.06; 171st, 30:42.04.
(107), Reese (133), Dryden Embree, 51st, 24:02.16.
(135), Saginaw Michigan

Almont girls register a sixth place

Almont boys sixth

at Mariner Invite By Kevin Kissane
Tri-City Times Sports Editor
East China Township
Park, in Marine City, is
North (101), Sterling
Heights Stevenson (159),
Katrina Kline, 19th,
23:13; paced Almont that
By Kevin Kissane lowed by Chippewa Valley ALMONT The where the action unfolded. Almont (164), Marine City day. Kayla Pia, 31st, 24:10;
Tri-City Times Sports Editor (80 points), Lutheran North Almont girls cross country Grosse Pointe South (174), Port Huron High Mackenzie Stumpf, 50th,
(89), Port Huron High team managed 164 points, edged Grosse Pointe North, (185), Austin Catholic 26:05; Kara Kiser, 63rd,
ALMONT The (108), LAnse Creuse paving the way to a sixth- 35 points to 43, for team (242) and Warren Cousino 28:09; and Heather Fitchett,
Almont boys cross country (109), Almont (145), place showing last Saturday honors that day. Chippewa (261) held down places 65th, 29:28; rounded out
team brought home a sixth- Warren Woods Tower at the Mariner Invitational. Valley (97 points), Lutheran three through 10. the Raiders top-five.
place showing from the (179), St. Clair Shores

Dryden runs to seventh at USA meet

Mariner Invitational last Lakeshore (208), Marine
Saturday. City (221), Warren Cousino
East China Park, (241) and Landmark
Marine City, is where the Academy (344).
meet was contested. Jackson Brown, sixth,
Grosse Pointe South By Kevin Kissane When the final stand- held down places two 29th, 27:55.86; supplied
18:06; led Almont that day. Tri-City Times Sports Editor ings were announced, through seven. Drydens swiftest clocking
paced the field with 38 The Raiders also counted
points. They were fol- Deckervilles 26-point total Owen-Gage, Elkton- that day. She was backed
results from Jack DeMara, DRYDEN The proved best. Reese (65 Pigeon BayPort, Bad Axe, by Teagan Norman, 30th,
ninth, 18:18; Lucas Leid, Dryden girls cross country points), Mayville (68), and Unionville Sebewaing 27:57.21; Kylie
21st, 19:05.5; Andrew squad claimed a seventh- Kingston (113), Saginaw Area also sent runners to DeVlaminck, 32nd, 28:10;
Gryspeerd, 54th, 21:16; place finish last Wednesday Michigan Lutheran the starting line but did not Joselyn Carpenter, 38th,
and James Johnson, 60th, at the Unionville Sebewaing Seminary (120), Millington field complete squads. 30:02.09; and Delaney
21:55. Area Invitational. (129) and Dryden (139) Kelsey Hempstead, Hull, 54th, 36:52.94.

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Legal Announcements Directory
ALMONT Accounting & Excavating
Main St., Almont, MI 48003, begin- Manager Tom Youatt; Chief of Police a Michigan banking corporation,
ning at 7:00 p.m. Scott Pike; Code Enforcement Officer mortgagee. The Mortgage is dated
TOWNSHIP The purpose of the hearing is to Dave Eady; Part-time Police Officer July 12, 2004, and was recorded on
Tax Preparation
NOTICE OF consider comments relating to a Cevin Brown; Police Department July 20, 2004, in Liber 1932, on page
PUBLIC HEARING rezoning request made by property Administrative Assistant Melissa 200 of the Lapeer County records and
SPECIAL LAND USE owner Mr. Ray Shavers regarding Anglebrandt; seven members of the subject to an Assignment of Mortgage
Notice is hereby given that there
will be a public hearing before the
4151 Van Dyke, parcel 44-001-016-
003-00, from Agricultural-Residential
community; and one member of the
media. The Commission approved
recorded at Liber 2904, Page 489.
The balance owing on the Mortgage
Dryden Excavating
F o r A l l Yo u r
Almont Township Planning to Industrial. The property in ques- the agenda with the following addi- as of the date of this Notice is
Commission on Wednesday,
tion is 2 acres in size. tions: 6.A. Chief Pike Staff $85,377.21, including interest at 4.5% Licensed Insured
September 13, 2017 at the Almont LEGAL DESCRIPTION Introductions, 7.C. Spicer Water Asset per year variable. The Mortgage con- 122 W. Washington, Downtown Romeo
Township Hall, located at 819 N. (00101600300) The South 10 rods Management Plan Payment, and 7.D. tains a power of sale clause and no Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm,
586-752-2682 Call Loren Starr
Saturday &

Main St., Almont, MI 48003, begin- of the West 578 feet of the North 1/2 Spicer Capital Improvement Plan proceedings have been instituted to Evenings By Appt. www.romeoaccountants.com 810-796-3917 or 810-602-5625

ning at 7:00 p.m. of the Northeast 1/4 of Section 16, Payment. The Commission approved recover any part of the debt owing.
The purpose of the hearing is to Town 6 North, Range 12 East, Almont the Consent Agenda Items as pre- The Mortgage will be foreclosed

consider comments relating to a spe- Township, Lapeer County, State of sented, Payment of Bills including by selling the property described
cial land use petition as received by
Paul Sheffer of Pauls Collision to
construct a vehicle repair and service
Copies of the application and
any related documents are available
Payroll of $107,093.44 and Accounts
Payable and Trust & Agency of
$384,556.48. The Commission
below at a public auction to the high-
est bidder. The sale will be held on
September 6, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. local
center at 4248 Van Dyke (44-001- for inspection at the Township Hall approved the payment for construc- time at the main entrance to the
Copies of the application and
during regular business hours and will
be available at the time and place of
tion services from Boddy Construction
Co. Inc. for the Meter Pit Project in
Lapeer County Court Facility, 255
Clay St., Lapeer, Michigan, that being

any related documents are available the public hearing. All interested the amount of $64,400.13, as pre- the place of holding Circuit Court for MIRRORS & MORE
for inspection at the Township Hall citizens will be given an opportunity sented; removed the Green Property Lapeer County, Michigan. The prop- SERVICE & REPAIR
during regular business hours and will to comment on this application. discussion from the table; approved erty will be sold to pay the amount BRAKES Frame & Frameless Shower Enclosures
be available at the time and place of Written comments may be submitted the Water Asset Management Plan then due on the Mortgage, including Custom Mirrors Replacement Windows
the public hearing. All interested up to the meeting time. Payment invoice for Spicer Group in interest, legal costs, attorney fees and MUFFLERS TUNE-UPS 719 Van Dyke - Imlay City 810-724-2480
citizens will be given an opportunity Carol Hoffner the amount of $7,997.00, as present- any taxes or insurance which may be
to comment on this. Almont Township Clerk ed; approved the Capital Improvement paid by the mortgagee before the sale.
35-1 Plan Payment invoice for Spicer The property to be sold is locat-
Almont Township Clerk Group in the amount of $2,880.00, as ed in the Township of Lapeer, County EXHAUST SHOCKS
presented; approved the proclamation of Lapeer, Michigan and described as: ELECTRICAL
Heating &
for Marty Rankin; approved the pro-
cedure for filling the commissioner
Commencing at the N 1/4 corner
of Section 11, T7N, R10E, thence TIRES Cooling
ALMONT vacancy, as recommended; approved running N 8836 W along the Section COMPUTER BALANCING
the agreement between Imlay City line (centerline of Hwy. M-21) 200 ft FUEL INJECTION SERVICE
Commercial & Residential

NOTICE OF Clerk Nicole Frost and Almont for the point of beginning; thence N
PUBLIC HEARING AUGUST 15, 2017 Township Clerk Carol Hoffner to con- 8836 W along the Section line (cen-

REZONING REQUEST SYNOPSIS solidate and migrate Almont terline of Hwy. M-21) 100 ft; thence S
Notice is hereby given that there
will be a public hearing before the
Mayor Bargen called the meet-
ing to order at 7:00 p.m.
Township voters to an Imlay City
precinct for the November 7, 2017
124 E 400 ft; thence S 8836 E 100
ft; thence N 124 W 400 ft to the Mobil HEATING & COOLING SPECIALISTS
election; and appointed Mayor Bargen point of beginning, being a part of that Service & Install, Financing Licensed & Insured
Almont Township Planning Commissioners present were Bargen, 314 CAPAC RD. - IMLAY CITY
Commission on Wednesday, Kempf, Planck, Ramirez, Romine and and Commissioner Planck to the part of the E half of the E half of the Yale Location 810-387-4452
September 13, 2017 at the Almont Tanis. No Commissioners were standing Election Commission, with NW 1/4 of Section 11, lying N of the

Township Hall, located at 819 N. absent. Also present were City term to expire upon resignation. The Grand Trunk Western Railway right
meeting was adjourned at 7:56 p.m.
Submitted by Nicole F. Frost, City
of way T7N, R10E, Lapeer Twp.,
Lapeer Co., Michigan.
Clerk. Complete copies of the min- The structure residing on the
utes are available in the Clerks office above described premises, consisting
during normal business hours or at of a 2004 Wintergreen manufactured
CAPAC ROAD AND N. FAIRGROUNDS www.imlaycity.org. home is considered real estate and is Parts and Service
35-1 also collateral for this loan. ON THE SPOT FINANCING!
ROAD REHABILITATION commonly known as 2226 Imlay
GOODLAND City Road, Lapeer, MI 48446 YETI
JOB NO. 17L0093 tax i.d. 012-011-010-00
Custom Building & Remodeling
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS TOWNSHIP If the property described in this
NOTICE OF PUBLIC notice is sold at a foreclosure sale, Additions Kitchens Bath Farm House
Sealed Bids for the construction of the Capac Road and N. Fair- HEARING then under MCL 600.3278, the Renovations Siding Decks Windows
grounds Road Rehabilitation will be received by City of Imlay City, at the Mortgagor(s) will be held responsible
office of City Hall, 150 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI 48444, until 10:00
FOR AGRICULTURAL to the buyer of the property at the Family Owned Since 1973 Licensed & Insured
am local time on September 11, 2017, at which time the Bids received will SITE PLAN APPROVAL foreclosure sale, or to the Mortgage
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Principal items of work include but are not limited to: September 7, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at expire six (6) months after the date of
2374 N. Van Dyke Rd. Imlay City, MI the foreclosure sale, unless the prop-
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The purpose of this public hear-
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MCL 600.3241a, in which case the
redemption period will expire 30 days

Agriculture District described as Tax after the date of the foreclosure sale,

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ics; Construction Association of Michigan; Construct Connect; the office submitted to the Township Clerk at Bay City, MI 48707 - (989) 892-
of the City of Imlay City, 150 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI 48444, 2374 N. Van Dyke Rd. Imlay City, MI 4574
on Monday through Friday during regular business hours; and the office 48444 prior to the hearing. 32-4
of the Engineer, 128 N. Saginaw Street, Lapeer, MI 48446 on Monday Mavis A. Roy

through Friday during regular business hours. Goodland Township Clerk
Drawings, Specifications and other Contract documents for submit- 35-1 TO ALL
ting a bid must be obtained upon application at the office of ROWE Pro- CREDITORS
fessional Services Company, upon the payment of $35.00 per set plus MORTGAGE Estate of Mary Josephine
$5.00 per set if mailed. Plans and specifications will not be mailed until
payment is received. The non-refundable fee shall be by credit card (Visa, SALE Vineyard, Deceased. Date of birth:
Mastercard, American Express or Discover accepted) or in check form
and shall be drawn payable to ROWE Professional Services Company. COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING

To all creditors:
Notice to creditors: The dece-
Service LLC
The Engineers address is ROWE Professional Services Company, 128 TO COLLECT A DEBT. dent, Mary Josephine Vineyard died
N. Saginaw Street, Lapeer, MI 48446 and the telephone number is (810) ANY INFORMATION 8-14-2017.
Dan Weingartz
664-9411. Bidding documents must be purchased from the Engineer.
Bids submitted on forms obtained anywhere besides the office of ROWE
Creditors of the decedent are
notified that all claims against the
Professional Services Company will not be accepted. Neither Owner nor Notice is hereby given that Mary J. Vineyard Living Trust will be Residential & Commercial
Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, Default has occurred in a Mortgage forever barred unless presented to
including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing
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Bidders. MI, which became Independent 4 months after the date of publication
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reject any or all Proposals and to waive any formality or technicality in
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corporation, and successor-by-merger
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The City of Imlay City is seeking to fill a vacancy on the City Com-
mission. In accordance with the City Charter for the City of Imlay City, Abbreviations make your ad
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Sept 7,8,9; 654 N. Blacks Crs
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thereto, shall be eligible to hold the office of commissioner. The Com-
difficult to read and hard to
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Rd, Imlay City. Furniture, col-
lectibles and household items.
skills. Congenial working envi-
mission shall be the sole judge of the election and qualification of its own
members. understand. We use only the
ronment, fair compensation Citizens interested in serving the City as a City Commissioner that
and outstanding support from
staff and colleagues are part of
meet the above requirements shall submit a City application, a resume
and a cover letter explaining their interest in serving the citizens and
most widely understood abbre-
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the package. Send resumes to
Editor Catherine Minolli at
what skills and experience they can bring to the Commission. The above
application material shall be provided to the attention of the City Clerk viations in classified ads.
lectibles and household items, by no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, September 8, 2017, Following
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indicate writer position in the
24, 25, 26 and Aug. 31, Sept. this same meeting following interviews, the Commission will then vote
subject line, or call Catherine
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Almont to avenge loss, Dryden to win
Imlay City blanks After an uncharacteris-
tic slow 2-2 start to the
season, I plan to bounce
to get
the job
see Yale seize command
after that.
When the final scores
perfect record intact, pre-
vailing on the road.
Kingston at Dryden
back with a spotless 4-0 this are tallied, Yale prevails. The one certainty in

BWAC foe Yale, 4-0 mark.

Here is a look at this
weeks games and the
Cros-Lex at Imlay
The odds of a close
this upcoming NCTL Stars
Division battle is the
Cardinals will win.
By Kevin Kissane are concerned. teams I believe should me the game here do not appear The Dryden Cardinals
Tri-City Times Sports Editor Juan Puentes (set up prevail: Raiders good. plan to keep their perfect
by Omar Cardenas), by a Imlay City hopes to mark intact, coming off a
IMLAY CITY Gerardo Zepeda (assisted Football... 28-12 even their overall mark 60-34 triumph against
Imlay City made host Yale by Cardenas), Cardenas Almont at Algonac score. after dropping a 52-13 North Huron at home.
absorb a 4-0 loss in a (set up by Cesar Zepeda) If you plan on attend- verdict to Sandusky at The Kingston Cardinals
Blue Water Area and Cardenas (assisted by ing a game before this Capac at Yale home, while Cros-Lex werent bad either. stomp-
Conference boys soccer Cesar Zepeda) furnished upcoming holiday week- Closer to home, Capac
meeting last Wednesday Imlay Citys goals. end, I strongly suggest travels to Yale. It is the
afternoon. Braulio Torres went heading to The Swamp to Blue Water Area Almont will look to avenge
With the outcome, the distance in net for
Imlay City moves to 1-0 Imlay City. He was cred-
watch Blue Water Area
Conference rivals Almont
Conference opener for
both combatants. a pair of playoff losses the
as far as BWAC clashes ited with six saves. and host Algonac collide. Capac heads into the
past two seasons.
Dryden wins opener, 6-0
It is there Almont will game coming off a 14-7
look to avenge a pair of loss to Marlette at home,
playoff losses the past two while Yale will look to -Kenny Pickett
remaining Cardinal goal. seasons. continue their success
By Kevin Kissane Almont enters the after handing visiting aims to go 2-0 after hand- ing visiting Carsonville-
Tri-City Times Sports Editor Liam Burke and
Wheeler (two each) plus clash fresh off a 34-6 vic- North Branch a 19-7 set- ing visiting St. Clair a Port Sanilac by a 49-0
DRYDEN Dryden Honnold (one) contributed tory over Grosse Ile at back. 41-25 week one loss. count.
used a 3-0 opening half Drydens assists. Wayne State University, This has the potential I honestly believe I see the scoreboard
advantage and a 3-0 sec- Nathan Schenkel drew while Algonac hopes to to be a good match, but Imlay City will play much operator getting plenty of
ond half edge to down host the goalkeeping assigment gain their initial win after Capac will need to elevate better than they did during work here as both sides
Elkton-Pigeon BayPort in for Dryden that day. He falling 42-6 to Marine their play some for that their opener, but the obsta- own plenty of firepower.
a boys soccer clash last was credited with six City at home. scenario to unfold. cle they face is too much Give me the Cardinals
Wednesday. saves. I have a feeling I see Capac staying to overcome. of Dryden High School to
With the decision, Ronny Hudson Almont has what it takes close for awhile, only to Cros-Lex keeps their win a 58-48 shootout.
Dryden improves to 1-0 (offense and defense)
overall. along with Brandon
Cody Hultquist col- Lemke, Tristan Graham

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lected three goals and and Harry Atkinson
Justin Wheeler supplied (defense) also played well
two to lead Dryden. Tyler for Dryden, according to
Honnold furnished the coach John Burke. Bob Riehl

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By Kevin Kissane top Dryden assist outputs.
Tri-City Times Sports Editor Ronny Hudson, Mitchell
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