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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

144th Volume - Issue No. 36

Outdoor Weekend
opens this Friday

Photo by Maria Brown

Outdoors enthusiasts to converge in Imlay City for the
Raiders roll 32nd Annual Woods-N-Water News Outdoor Weekend
By Tom Wearing Principal Megan Cottone outlines the
district’s plan to launch a new male
Almont seals win over
Imlay City, 49-0 mentorship program for third-fifth
IMLAY CITY — What grade students at Borland at the
...see page 1-B began 32 years ago as a mod- August 27 school board meeting.

est gathering of local hunting
and fishing enthusiasts has
transformed into one of the
Midwest’s biggest and best
celebrations of the outdoor

The 2018 “Woods-N-
Water News Outdoor

File photo
Weekend” returns to the

Visitors check out wide variety of hunting bows at last

year’s Outdoor Weekend.
Eastern Michigan State ing of hunters and fishermen
Fairgrounds this Friday- and women.

Warm welcome
Sunday, Sept. 7-9. Hunting seminars will
Admission is $8 for adults feature the likes of Tony
and includes free parking. LaPratt, Ed Spinazzola and
New pastor at Sacred Children age 12 and under are Adam Lewis; along with wild
Heart, St. Nicholas,
...see page 5-A
admitted free.
Show hours are Friday,
animal exhibits, gun auctions,
knowledgeable speakers, the Imlay district seeks
Sept. 7 from 5-9 p.m.; Commemorative Bucks of
Saturday, Sept. 8 from 9 a.m.- Michigan display and much male role models for
7 p.m.; and Sunday, Sept. 9
from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
A Chainsaw Carving volunteer program
Visitors will find more Competition will be hosted by
Youngster picks the per- than 250 exhibitors displaying Alonzo Montoya of Newaygo By Maria Brown
fect companion from the and selling top-of-the-line
WNW News Puppy Tent. products for the most discern- Weekend page 8-A IMLAY CITY — Studies and statistics
prove that a child’s educational journey is
more challenging if they come from a father-
less home.
Supt. Dr. Stu Cameron and Principal
Megan Cottone shared those facts and fig-
ures at the August 27 school board meeting
as part of their introduction to a new mentor-

Apple season!
ship program being launched at Borland
Elementary School this fall, Watch DOGS
(Dads of Great Students).
Popular fruit abundant Cameron said research on the national
around Tri-City area, level shows 71 percent of high school drop-
...see page 15-A outs come from fatherless homes. Females
who come from fatherless homes or have no
engaged male role models in their lives are
more likely to be in a marriage where nei-
ther spouse has a high school diploma.
File photo

Watch DOGS page 8-A

Imlay City High

Dozens of informative workshops are on tap at this year’s Woods-N-Water News
Outdoor Weekend, which kicks off on Friday, Sept. 7.

A great start
Taking School among
‘America’s Best’
New year underway at
Imlay Christian school,
...see page 18-A the leap
Goodland Twp.
Another bronze award
earned from U.S. News
TRI-CITY man, dogs gear and World Report
TIMES up for Outdoor By Maria Brown
Weekend event
ONLINE By Maria Brown
IMLAY CITY — For the third time in
ten years, Imlay City High School has been named one of “America’s Best” high schools by U.S. News and World Report. The school
IMLAY CITY — Cheers was first recognized in 2007 and then six
of the hometown crowd will years later in 2013. Imlay City was one of
fill the ears of Jeff Nelson and 149 high schools in Michigan to receive a
FACEBOOK his dogs, Tango and Cash, this
weekend when they take part
bronze award. Overall, the top 20 percent of
schools across the country were recognized
in the Ultimate Air Dog com- by U.S. News and World report. petition at the Woods-N-Water On earning this recognition multiple
News Outdoor Weekend at the times in the last decade, Supt. Dr. Stu
/Tricitytimes/ Eastern Michigan State Cameron said, “This is a testament to the
Photo provided

quality of our students, the support of our

Nelson, of Goodland Twp., parents, the dedication of our entire staff and
and his retrievers—Tango, a the support of our board and the entire
The Tri-City Times red fox lab and Cash, a black school community.”
is printed on lab—are new to the dock See Tango and other Ultimate Air Dogs competitors at At the board’s August 27 meeting,
recycled paper jumping circuit but they’ve the Woods-N-Water News Outdoor Weekend in Imlay Cameron provided details about the
already found success in the City, starting on Friday. America’s Best award and the methodology
water. used to identify winners. Categories consid-
Tango has earned two invite to the Ultimate Air line of dock dogs. He just ered were graduation rate (Imlay City’s is 96
titles in 2018, Dock Senior Games in St. Louis later this started jumping this year and percent), reading and math performance on
and Dock Master, in North year. completely loves this sport state assessments (Imlay City students per-
American Diving Dogs sanc- “Tango is 1.5 years old
tioned events and snagged an and comes from a champion Leap page 8-A Award page 8-A

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Demske, who was appoint- Had the State not ruled
Imlay City’s election procedure ed after the resignation of against the charter lan-
Marty Rankin; must run for guage, Eutsler surmised the
his own seat. nominations could still

By Tom Wearing ballot will be forced to run as write-in candidates. Eutsler noted that only have still been declared
City Clerk/Treasurer four residents, Stu Davis, illegal, because they were
IMLAY CITY — Lynn Eutsler said those Alan Rosenbalm, Ted made after the August 7
Imlay City’s outdated char- individuals include Charles Sadler and Kelly Villanueva Primary election.
ter requirement that “twice Boadway, Greg Rowden filed to run by the original Meanwhile, Eutsler
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the city election ballot as
and Julie Salsido, each
of whom recently agreed
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“The state is overruling
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contact Boadway, Rowden
ALMONT CAPAC METAMORA there are open seats in an to allow their names be the city charter,” said and Salsido to advise them
election” has been struck placed on the November Eutsler. “The city will no of the situation.
798-3946 395-4366 678-3655 down by State of Michigan ballot. longer be able to do that. “They can still run as
Election Law. Eutsler said four cur- “That particular part of write-in candidates,” she
As a result, three resi- rent commissioners’ seats the city charter is going said. “But they will have to
dents recently nominated are expiring. They include away,” she said. “The char- file ‘declarations of intent’
by city commissioners to Walt Bargen, Amy Planck ter will need to be changed to run as write-ins no later
appear on the November and Bob Tanis; while cur- or amended to conform than Friday, Oct. 26.”

Road work ongoing Congregators

in Lapeer County Rummage Sale
By Maria Brown crews planned to close Bargain hunters won’t Attica Road between want to miss the
Summers and Blacks Congregators Rum-
LAPEER COUNTY Corners in Imlay Township mage Sale planned for
— More orange barrels and as part of a project to crush Thursday and Friday,
road closures are on tap as and reshape the road. Bike September 13-14 from
new projects start up. lanes are also due to be 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The
According to the Lapeer added. sale will take place at
County Road Commission, In Dryden Township, the First Congre-
drivers in Almont, Imlay Rochester Road will be that project is Hough Road gational Church
City and Dryden can expect closed to all traffic through to Bishop Road to General United Church of
delays and detours. Friday between General Squire Road to Rochester Christ, 275 Bancroft
This week, if weather Squire and Hough roads. Road. Street. The event offers
permits, paving is slated to Crews will be cutting the A bridge project on “a little bit of every-
happen on three roads in road immediately north Brown City Road was thing for everyone,”
Almont Township- Almont and south of Carley Court, recently completed and the with the “best prices in
Road between Kidder and making the road impass- roadway, between Kohler town.” All are wel-
Mackie; Hough Road able. It’s part of ongoing and Bohms roads, is now come to attend.
between M-53 and Kidder work on Rochester Road to open to traffic.
Road and Kidder Road improve drainage and com-
between Hough and the plete a new surface over-
village limits.
Yesterday, Sept. 4,
The posted detour for BOB’S PIES & BAKED GOODS
Quality Ingredients, Fresh Baked!
VFW accepting donations Pies, desserts, breads & more

at Outdoor Weekend
sales go to help feed the
homeless thru All-Saints
Soup Kitchen on the fourth
IMLAY CITY — The include baggies (reseal- Thursday of every month!
Imlay City VFW Auxiliary able, quart size), baby
#2492 is collecting items wipes or wet wipes, Band- Fresh Peach Pies Now Available
for homeless veterans. Aids, can openers (manu- 7 Days a Week at The Allenton Tavern
Items being sought al), combs and brushes,
contractor bags (for shelter 586-615-0197
or poncho substitute),

deodorant, duct tape, flash-
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or lighters, nail clippers,
rain ponchos, razors, sew-
ing kits, socks (new), toilet L
paper, toiletries (travel

size, all types), toothbrush-

es and utility/emergency
candles. W
Donations can be

dropped off at the Imlay


City VFW Hall (598 N.


FA bread
Almont Ave/Fairgrounds
t y

Rd.) where a bin is located

under the covered entrance

or they can be brought to
the Auxiliary’s booth at the
Woods-N-Water News
Outdoor Weekend on Sept.
7-9 at the Eastern Michigan
State Fairgrounds in Imlay Vegetables
Fresh Honey
Cash donations are also

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Gateway again shows the love

‘This Heart Loves
Food Pantry’
grand opening
is September 8
By Catherine Minolli

IMLAY CITY — Gateway

Assembly is again showing its
love for the community with the
addition of it’s ‘This Heart Loves
Food Pantry,’ slated for its grand
opening this Saturday, September
8 at 9 a.m.
Mission program assistant
Kayleigh Hayward says the new
pantry is client-based, and also
features hygiene and personal care
A client-based pantry is
unique, Hayward says, because
visitors can choose what they need
most for themselves.
“Client-based means that
when people come in, they don’t
just get a box of food, they get a

Photo provided
certain amount of points depend-
ing on their needs,” Hayward
“They can then use those
points as currency to shop depend- Melissa Kreiner and the Kayleigh Hayward of Gateway Assembly check the stock in the new ‘This Heart Loves Food
ing on their own needs.” Pantry’ before its grand opening this Saturday, September 8.
Hayward says first-time visi-
tors will be able to shop from the Heart Loves Food Pantry’ as a client-choice pantry which can for those in need.” second Saturday of every month
pantry, no questions asked. At that another of their many community allows them to pick the resources The new ‘This Heart Loves from 9 a.m.-noon.
time, visitors will receive some outreach programs, Hayward says. that are best for them,” she says. Food Pantry’ will be open on For more information call the
forms to fill out and return on their “We just saw a need in our “We want to reach all people in Tuesdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and church at 810-724-8110. To learn
next visit. community and wanted to provide the community who need help, on Thursdays from 3-7 p.m. The more about Gateway Assembly,
Gateway created the ‘This an opportunity for people to have and to show love in any way we pantry will also be open on the visit

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On Saturday night,
Sept. 15, “Category 5”
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ALMONT — Visitors
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Friday, Sept. 14 will be
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midnight; co-sponsored by
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Sacred Heart and St. Nicholas

parishes welcome new pastor
Fr. Noel Cornelio doing double duties as priest
By Tom Wearing Vigneron, Archbishop. seemed that not a weekday Cornelio, 47, comes to would go by without hav-
Sacred Heart and St. ing to conduct a funeral.”
TRI-CITY AREA — Nicholas having served the Aside from being less
Sacred Heart and St. past three years as parochi- busy, Cornelio has noticed
Nicholas Catholic churches al vicar at St. Isidore Parish another distinction between
in Imlay City and Capac, in Macomb Township. the much larger St. Isadore
respectively, are welcom- Before that he was the and two smaller parishes.

Photo provided
ing Fr. Noel Emmanuel Associate Pastor at St. “The parishioners at
Cornelio as their new pas- Damien of Molokai Church Sacred Heart and St.
tor. in Pontiac. Nicholas tend to be a little
Since July 1, Cornelio Cornelio is still making more traditional than those Knights of Columbus members welcome new pastor Fr. Noel Cornelio to
has served simultaneously the transition from St. I served in the city. I’m Sacred Heart Catholic Church by presenting him with a St. Michael the
at both churches, thus form- Isidore, a parish of nearly making the adjustment.” Archangel statue. Pictured Dave Pardon, Rick Woodworth (kneeling), Fr.
ing a cluster of the two 4,000 people, to the much He cited an example of Noel Cornelio and K of C Grand Knight Louis Parsch.
local parishes. smaller parishes in Imlay how his former and new
The dual-appointment City and Capac. parishes differ. would sometimes incorpo- he studied canon law and also taught me to open my
was announced in early “This is very different,” An accomplished gui- rate his music into the mass Catholic liturgy in Rome heart to the needs of the
March by The Most he said. “It was very busy tarist, vocalist and song at St. Isidore. and Milan. poor and most vulnerable,”
Reverend Allen H. and hectic at St. Isidore. It writer, Cornelio said he Thus far, he has Cornelio later served he said. “As a priest, I try
refrained from doing so at five illuminating and spiri- to encourage a spirit of
the two local parishes. tually rewarding years as a openness, acceptance and
“I’m not sure how well PIME missionary in inclusion.”
that would be received Mexico. And while he realizes
here,” he said. “I will go It was in Mexico that not all will be immediately
very slow before doing Cornelio’s work would receptive to his ways,
that.” require him to work closely Cornelio hopes he will over
Background with those living in some time win over his new
Born and raised in the of the country’s most flocks.
Phillipines, Cornelio dis- underdeveloped and “I believe I’m here to
covered his religious call- impoverished regions. serve and to share the love
ing at an early age. Having been witness to of God with others,”
“When I was young, the extreme poverty and Cornelio said. “My hope is
my mother was a catechist hardship shared among to be able to celebrate our
and our family was people in the Phillipines shared love for Jesus
involved in missionary and Mexico, Cornelio’s together.”
work,” Cornelio recalled. eyes have been opened to Cornelio succeeds Fr.
Photo byTom Wearing

“I’ve proablly had a pas- the daily challenges faced Paul Ward at Sacred Heart.
sion to serve the church by those less fortunate. Ward was recently laicized
since I was only 6 or 7 In the process, he’s by Archbishop Vigneron
years old.” learned to speak four or and appointed to serve as
His passion grew over five languages, at least two Chaplain at Wyoming
Fr. Noel Cornelio strums one of his originals at the altar at Sacred Heart time, and in 1995, at the of which he professes to Catholic College, a private
Catholic Church in Imlay City. Fr. Cornelio also serves as pastor at St. age of 24, he left the speak fluently. liberal arts school in
Nicholas Catholic Church in Capac. Phillipines for Italy, where “My experiences have Lander, Wyoming.

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Concert season set to begin

New singers welcome to attend first Sept. 10
rehearsal at Trinity United Methodist Church
By Catherine Minolli prepping for their popular final decision about join-

Website photo December concerts held ing for the fall season.
around the Tri-City area. For more information
TRI-CITY AREA — The community choir is visit www.lapeercounty-
If you like to sing, there’s open to all singers who are or call The Lapeer County Concert Choir poses for photo during last season,
an opportunity to do just interested in chorale Sarah Gardiner at 810 688- which marked its 50th year. Rehearsals for the 51st concert season
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Concert Choir gears up for The Christmas con-
its new season. certs this year are called
Fall rehearsals are set
to begin on Monday,
“Pilgrims on a Journey,
Bound for Bethlehem.”
Suicide prevention presentations
September 10, from 7-9 The concerts will feature a
p.m. at Trinity United collection of carols by TRI-CITY AREA — The St. Clair County Suicide Prevention Committee in partnership with St. Clair County
Methodist Church in John Rutter, and several Community Mental Health is sponsoring two free presentations by nationally recognized suicide survivor and
Lapeer. Rehearsals will other carols with audience advocate Kevin Hines on Tuesday, September 11. The first presentation, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Municipal
continue from 7-9 p.m. participation. Office Center Auditorium in Port Huron, focuses on the importance of self-care for professionals. Interested indi-
every Monday after that. Anyone interested in viduals can register by calling 810-395-4343. The second presentation, at 7 p.m. in the Port Huron High School
In its 51st season, the joining the choir is wel- Auditorium, features Kevin’s personal story and a live panel discussion with local officials addressing the risks of
Lapeer County Concert come to come to the first suicide. No registration is necessary to attend. Since 2011 in St. Clair County there have been approximately 23
Choir, under the direction rehearsal, try out the deaths per year by suicide; on average almost one every two weeks. For more information contact Amy Smith at
of Dr. Eddie Howell, is music, and then make a 810-395-4343.

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Weekend: Show opens this Friday

from page 1-A
and Tom Gillman of Bay
Michigan’s best chili
cooks will compete on
Saturday from 10-3 at the
Rotary Club Beer Tent for
the chance to be this year’s
Chili Cook-off winner.
If you like fishing, you
will not want to miss the
“Fishing Tackle Antique
Road Show,” hosted by
Woods-N-Water News

File photo
Writer Terry McBurney.
And for the kids...

Photo by Maria Brown

The 32nd annual event Free samples and lively crowd make the
will again feature a “boat- Outdoor Weekend Chili Cook-Off a crowd
load” of activities for the pleaser. This year’s event is Sat., Sept. 8.
youngsters in attendance.
They include the wild- sponsored by Ag
Principal Brian Eddy, Board President Sharon Muir and Supt. Dr. Stu ly-popular Puppy Tent; a for further details. Community Relief and
Cameron show off the new sign that’s been installed outside of the high climbing wall, the Ultimate Also returning for the Milnes Auto Group, who
school, announcing their newest recognition from U.S. News and World Air Dogs Championships, 2018 Show is the inimitable will draw the name of the
Report. a shooting gallery and a “Reg Pettibone,” who dis- winner of a brand-new
Kids’ Archery Shoot, spon-
Award: District among ‘Americas Best’
cusses the history of Native truck at the 2018 Show.
sored by Heritage Church. Indian culture and performs There are a limited
And of course, dances of the Ho-Chunk number of tickets available
from page 1-A “better than expected” on coursework is just below “Bucky,” the Outdoor
state assessments). median but the district is Nation. to enter the raffle. To pur-
Weekend’s mascot, will be Truck Giveaway chase a ticket, visit agcom-
formed “better than Cameron said the dis- making strides to grow available to pose for pho-
expected” in 2018) and trict could likely earn a sil- those numbers. This year’s Woods-N- or call
tos and point you in the Water News Weekend also 517-668-2676.
performance of traditional- ver award if their college “Recognition of this right direction.
type doesn’t happen features the culmination of The Eastern Michigan
Steve Francis, owner the “New Truck Giveaway” State Fairgrounds is located
because of the work of a
"The success that earned this award single individual or even a
of the Country Smoke that benefits the Ag on M-53 in Imlay City.
House will be back to Community Relief program. For information, visit
was generated not only by the work small group of individuals.
The success that earned
field dress a deer and dis- The Fundraiser is co-
cuss the importance of
of...staff and students, but also this award was generated proper field dressing and

not only by the work of
through the support of parents and Imlay City High School
butchering on Saturday
(Sept. 8) at 1 p.m.
our community." staff and students, but also
through the support of par-
Woods-N-Water News
Editor Tom Campbell
ents and our community. It
-- Schools' Supt. Stu Cameron is only through the com-
reminded that Milt
Wilcox’s “Ultimate Air
bined efforts of all of the Dogs” will again be com-
ly underserved students (in readiness index improved. stakeholders of our school peting for this year’s
2018 those minority stu- Currently the number of that we can achieve this Champion jumpers.
dents, plus those who qual- Imlay City students taking level of sustained success,” “You’ll see ‘the best of
ified for free or reduced and passing exams associ- the district said in a press the best’ when these jump-
price lunch also performed ated with college level release. ers and their handlers com-
pete,” said Campbell.
Watch DOGS: Role models sought He added that first-timers
are welcome to participate
from page 1-A male. in the open jumping on

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Additionally, Cameron Friday (Sept. 7) from 5-7
Nationally, 39 percent of said, more can be done to p.m.
children don’t live with encourage fathers to be Campbell noted that Hundreds of vendors will be on hand during
their biological father. involved in their children’s dogs do not have to be this weekend’s Woods-N-Water News event at
“This is not an Imlay education, even when they UKC registered. Visit the Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds.
City’s a soci- are present in the home.
etal problem,” Cameron He notes that the average
said. father spends less than 30
“We can’t change soci- More than 5,500 minutes per day interacting
ety but we can manipulate schools in 45 states with their kids.
the environment we have.” are currently using the The Watch DOGS pro-
That’s where the Watch Watch DOGS program. gram is endorsed by the
DOGS program comes in. U.S. Department of Health
Currently the district is and Human Services and
asking dads, stepdads, In general terms, chil- the U.S. Department of
grandfathers, uncles or dren who come from Education.
anyone else wanting to be fatherless homes or lack a The program is consid-
a positive male role model positive, engaged male role ered to be both a family
in a school setting to vol- model have higher levels and community engage-
unteer during the school of substance abuse, crimi- ment initiative. As for fam-
day at Borland—home to nal activity and underem- ily engagement, the pro-
the district’s third, fourth ployment. They are more gram seeks to strengthen
and fifth grades. likely to have poor physi- the bond between children
At a minimum Watch cal and emotional health and fathers or father fig-
DOGS participants will be and their educational ures. At the community
asked to commit to one full achievement lags com- level, Watch DOGS has
day per school year. pared to their peers. been shown to build a
They’ll be asked to greet Cameron said that it’s positive climate in
students, help lead the common in elementary schools and enhance
Photo provided

Pledge of Allegiance, help school settings that the school security.

in classrooms, patrol hall- majority of adult staff are More than 5,500
ways, eat lunch in the cafe- female and Imlay City schools in 45 states have
teria, play on the play- School is no different. Of Watch DOGS programs in Jeff Nelson’s Labrador Retrievers, Cash and Tango, are bird hunting
ground, assist with bus the 124 points of adult place. dogs each fall and winter but now they’re spending the summer in dock
loading and more. contact an Imlay City stu- For more information, jumping competitions.
“We’re really looking dent will have during their call the Borland office at
forward to it,” Cottone
kindergarten-fifth grade
experience, only nine are
(810) 724-9813 or visit Leap: Tango and Cash at Weekend
“We’ve already had 25
to 30 dads sign up at our from page 1-A
open house.”
All volunteers will
Watch DOGS kick off tomorrow and is pretty good at it,”
Nelson said.
need to submit to a back- IMLAY CITY — A Watch DOGS kick off Cash is the more senior
ground check and be asked event and pizza dinner will be held tomorrow, Sept. of the two at four years-old
to purchase, for a nominal and the Outdoor Weekend
6, at Borland Elementary School from 6-7 p.m.
fee, a Watch DOGS t-shirt represents his first official
that will make them identi- Men, 18 years and older, are invited to stop by contest.
fiable to kids and parents. the school to learn more about the volunteer pro- “He loves to do it but
Cottone said Borland’s gram. he’s not as fearless as
Parent-Teacher For more information about the program or kick Tango,” Nelson said.
Organization has helped off event, contact the Borland office at (810) 724- Both dogs will compete
offset the cost of the shirts. 9813. in distance events this
weekend and Tango will
also test himself on the
“Fetch It” contest where
he’ll try to snag a bumper
hung four feet over the
Ultimate Air Dogs
events begin Friday after-
noon at 4 p.m. and continue
throughout the three-day
event and conclude with
finals at 3 p.m. on Sunday.
Nelson said he decided
to explore dock jumping as
an off-season activity for
Facebook photo

Photo provided

his four-legged compan-

Both Tango and Cash
Male volunteers will be asked to interact with elementary students in are bird hunting dogs from Tango, in his first year of competition, has
hallways, classrooms, on the playground and in the cafeteria for a mini- late summer into the cold already earned two titles, Dock Senior and
mum of one day per school year. winter months. Dock Master.

MDOT plan includes

work on M-53, I-69
Projects around area slated to begin in 2021
By Maria Brown MDOT’s seven regions. the future, MDOT engi- Locally, MDOT has neers see a need to rehab
their sights set on improve- M-53 from Bowers Road—
TRI-CITY AREA — ments for M-53 and I-69 the Goodland/Imlay town-

Photo by MDOT Photo Unit

In July the Michigan but not until 2021. ship border—to Deanville
Department of For M-53, a road reha- Road but not until 2023.
Transportation (MDOT) bilitation project is slated to Similarly, MDOT has
released its draft 2019-2023 happen in Burnside expanded their plans for
Five-Year Transportation Township, between rehabilitating I-69.
Program and accepted pub- Deanville Road and In the 2018 plan, the
lic comment on the docu- Marlette’s southern city state said they planned to Crews work on laying down material for reconstruction of I-69 in Flint
ment through August 21. limit—a distance of 9.2 fix the interstate between earlier this year. MDOT has plans for similar work on I-69 in eastern St.
The draft document, miles. That project has been Riley Center Road and Clair County in 2021.
which is updated annually, expanded from what was M-19, a distance of 5.2
includes information about originally planned. In the miles, in 2021. the Cox-Doty Drain in to rehabilitate I-69 from site at
MDOT’s mobility initia- 2018 Five-Year plan, the This year’s plan has Mussey Township to M-19. M-19 to Taylor Road in mdot5yearplan, as well as
tives, revenues and a list of schedule called for the proj- been revised to make that The work is still slated to 2023. an interactive map showing
specific transportation proj- ect to start at M-90 and project a reconstruction happen in 2021. The 2019-2023 pro- the location, description
ects planned for the next only encompass 5.7 miles. versus a rehab and it’s been Further east into St. gram document can be and proposed construction
five years in each of Looking further into extended to stretch from Clair County, MDOT plans found on the MDOT web- year for upcoming projects.

Registration open for Conservation program

ST. CLAIR COUNTY Area. Two full-day Michigan CSP is that it 810.294.4965 or visit
— Registration is now open Saturday field experiences brings together local con-
for the Michigan are also included. The cost servation and stewardship conservation_stewards_
Conservation Stewards is $250 for the course. through ecosystem-based program/.
program being held this fall Individuals interested in training combined with 40 Friends of the St. Clair
in St. Clair County for the conservation, natural sci- hours of required service. River is the Blue Water
first time. Friends of the St. ence, and community lead- Professional level instruc- Area’s largest environmen-
Clair River, in partnership ership are encouraged to tion is led by local experts tal non-profit organization
with Michigan State register. in various fields of conser- whose mission is to provide
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Celebrate ‘Good Old Days’ in Richmond this weekend

Annual festival runs Sept. 6-9 Main Street Parade and try
your luck at any one of the
9:30 p.m. that night.
The weekend’s sched-
ing out the festival is a clas-
sic and antique car show
General admission to
the festival grounds, 69500
RICHMOND — Find ceremonies. free children’s games or ule concludes Sunday with and a free petting zoo. Beebee Street, is free.
four days of late summer It’s also the kick off for contests. A horseshoe tour- the Great Michigan Parade The 2018 parade has a For more information,
fun in Richmond, starting a weekend-long Antique naments starts at 10 a.m. at 1:30 p.m. It’s the largest new, shorter route. For visit www.richmond-
tomorrow, Sept. 6 through and Vintage Snowmobile Cap off the day with a marching musical parade in complete details visit the or
Sunday, the 9th. Show. grand fireworks show at all of Michigan. Also clos- festival’s website. find them on Facebook.
“The Annual Richmond On Friday, enjoy a treat

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Festival is the highlight of Social and select a flower
summer for many people. from the Mum Sale to ben-
Our festival is known for efit the Richmond Area
offering a wide variety of Historical and Genealogical
events throughout each of Society.
the four days,” organizers Skerbeck’s Carnival
boast. opens at 4 p.m. that day
Thursday features a and the evening’s enter-
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Improve outcomes, Fall Family Days at Thumb Octagon Barn
become a Watch DOG Fall Family Days, one starts as visitors are given a games at 1 p.m. on Saturday ages 6 and older. Hours are

of the most popular events tractor drawn shuttle ride and Sunday. And we can- Saturday and Sunday from
hey say you at the Thumb Octagon to the site from the parking not forget the crowd favor- 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Don’t forget
can’t teach Barn, will be held area. The barn itself, along ite—the annual tractor the annual all you can eat
an old dog new September 8-9. Every year, with the Purdy home, saw- parade at 3 p.m. on both fish fry on Friday, Sept. 7
tricks, but in this event draws thousands mill, one room country days. from 4-7 p.m.
Imlay City, of visitors. It’s a time to school and museum are all Lots of food, entertain- The Octagon Barn is
relax and enjoy what rural open for visitors. Come ment and vendors including almost 92 years old and is
there’s a new life was like back in the and enjoy the entertain- handcrafted items, antiques an extraordinary building.
DOG in town. early 1900s. ment, fresh apple cider and and flea market are open. Every year the Thumb
Watch The 2018 theme of the donuts, and the many live The Thumb Octagon Octagon Barn’s volunteers
D.O.G.—Dads Octagon Barn’s Fall Family demonstrations, including Barn is in Tuscola County, host Fall Family Days the
Days is ‘Naturally Sweet,’ old time equipment, trac- about one mile east of the weekend after Labor Day.
of Great Students— is a K-12 program which showcases tors, log splitting, black- Village of Gagetown off We hope to see you there!
designed to get dads and father figures Michigan’s sugar beets, smith shop, bean sorters Bay City-Forestville Road —Annie Simon
involved in the schools. honey, sorghum products and much, much more. and one mile north on Thumb Octagon Barn
The family and community engagement and more. New for 2018 will be our Richie Road. volunteer
initiative aims to improve outcomes by A step back in time exciting and fun tractor Admission is $5 for Bay Port
providing positive male role models for
students to reinforce the importance of edu-
cation. Watch D.O.G.s also help beef up
Lapeer District Library thanks community
school security and reduce bullying by The Lapeer District Lumber, North Branch Thank you to the ket for a Summer Reading
being present at the school buildings. Library would like to Knights of Columbus and Friends of the deAngeli prize. Thank you to Lori
thank the Lapeer commu- many volunteers for help- Branch Library for con- Schmidt at Grace
Watch D.O.G.s are dads, grandfathers, nity for a great Summer ing out with the Clifford tributing to prizes and Episcopal Church, our
uncles, and/or other father figures who vol- Library Program. We had Branch Community programs for the children, rain location for Lunch on
unteer to spend at least one day in the over 500 people of all Gardens. teen and adult Summer the Lawn.
school district per year. While there, they ages participate in our We would also like to Library Program at the For more information
reading program across thank Honky Tonk Heroes, deAngeli Branch. about our programming or
may engage in reading and/or other learn- all seven of our branches James Robert Band, Alter Thank you to the to see our upcoming
ing activities with students, play during and had over 3,200 attend- of Stone, and Ground School of Bach for pro- events, go to www.library.
recess, eat lunch with the students, patrol ees at our programs. Zero with Delaney Natke viding guitar, ukulele and Thank you for
school entrances and hallways, help with Many community for participating in the songwriting lessons. a great summer!
traffic flow and perform other assignments members and organiza- Clifford Branch Music in Thank you to Lapeer The Lapeer District
tions donated their time the Park Series. County Buildings and Library and the Family
to actively engage with their own student and goods to our program. Thank you to the Grounds and Parks Literacy Center are part-
and other students as well. Historically, We would like to Metamora Lionesses who Department for the dona- ners for literacy. The
men have been left out of the loop when it thank Drew Edwards, help provide funding for tion of Summer Reading Lapeer District Library
comes to volunteer-time in the classroom. Mike Armstrong, Dave the Metamora Branch’s prizes. serves 60,006 residents
Moore, Richard Hobson, Summer Library Program. Thank you to Christy throughout Lapeer
According to the Watch D.O.G. website, by Pat Presby, Cheryl Wells, Thank you to the Sierakowski, Eryn Shaver, County.
participating in the program, fathers and Village of Clifford, White Friends of the Otter Lake and Brianna Wilson from —Kara Haight
father figures “get a glimpse of their stu- Pine Farm, Campbell's Branch Library for donat- On Pointe School of Lapeer District Library
dent’s everyday world and learn about the Greenhouses, North ing Summer Reading Dance for donating two Marketing Assistant
increasingly complex challenges Branch Self-Serve prizes. programs and a raffle bas- Lapeer
and decisions today’s youth are facing. As
a result, they can learn to relate better to
their student and hopefully connect with
them.” Volunteers also see first-hand the
‘Reaching across the aisle’
Editor’s note: The fol- swords with him. spoke at his funeral viewed as an enemy of
positive impact they can have on their stu- lowing guest column was Sadly at the end he dis- bemoaned the apparent mankind. Yet Donald
dent’s academic performance, social behav- submitted by John played these faults regard- passing of the good old Trump won the election.
ior and self esteem. Lengemann. An attorney, ing who he wanted to days where Republicans Shouldn’t that be some
The program has been implemented in Lengemann is a lifelong speak at his funeral and by reached across the aisle indication that a large
resident of Imlay City and making certain that and compromised on number of citizens are fed
more than 6,450 schools since its creation is active with local munici- President Trump was clear- issues by agreeing to do it up with “reaching across
in 1998, and has been touted as having a pal and civic groups. ly informed he was not in the manner the the aisle” when it means
positive impact on students and school
buildings throughout the country. J ohn McCain was a war
hero. He exemplified
bravery that most of us
welcome. Be that as it
may, a commentator
observed that such was to
Democrats desired. They
missed the days of open
borders, easy trade deals
giving up on every core
belief that one has.
My view of “reaching
Interested volunteers can find out more
cannot even imagine and be expected as Republican that screwed the American across the aisle” is that
at a kick-off event on September 6 from suffered torture that would presidents aren’t often worker but fattened corpo- both sides give up some-
6-7 p.m. at Borland Elementary School. have killed all but the invited to Democratic cam- rate big shots as well as thing and end up with an
Men ages 18 and up are invited to stop in strongest of men. He went paign rallies and that is a their own wallets and imperfect result (as far as
and enjoy some pizza while learning more on to serve his country in fair description of a large delightful foreign wars either side is concerned)
about the program. the House of portion of the eulogies where children of the but one that moves the
Representatives and the given. It also seems petty deplorables fought and country forward and works
Positive male role models can positively United States Senate. He for Sarah Palin to be told died for purposes not towards a positive solution
affect the culture in the classroom and served with honor and with not to come. She was loyal known. The establishment to whatever problem is
school buildings. If you think you can a firm conviction of the to John McCain through- even worked very hard to being dealt with. One
make a difference in a child’s life, why not righteousness of his cause. out the 2008 campaign and get us to become an active should never let the perfect
He deserved a dignified that loyalty continued until participant in the swamp of be the enemy of the good.
become part of the pack? and respectful funeral. He he died. Never did I hear Syria. However when one tells
Welcome, Watch D.O.G.s, to Imlay City didn’t get it which, in part, or read of her ever speak- When you hear the me that they want me to
schools! was of his own choosing. ing ill of him but only that statements by persons such compromise and by that
For like any other man he she had the greatest respect as Governor John Kasich they mean “do it their
had faults as well as great for him. Her politics how- of Ohio or Senator Jeff way” my response is “go
attributes. Some of those ever were not those of the Flake (if ever a name fit a pound sand.” There will be
faults were a famous tem- establishment and John man) of Arizona you see no reaching across that
per and a vindictive per- McCain, if he was any- how much a person who aisle. I think President
sonality for those who thing, it was an establish- threatens to upset the old Trump has a similar view
didn’t agree with him or ment politician. order of how business is and that endears him to the
who may have crossed Those persons who done is despised and common folk.

Fun, family and Outdoor Weekend

W hat’s a vegetarian
pacifist doing at the
Woods-N-Water News
Outdoor Weekend, and
visited the event the first
chance he could in the fall
some assignments for the
Outdoor Weekend, and I
took them on.
The beer and the barking
and the chefs challenging
each other loudly about
Outdoor weekend? of 1992. He came home At the time, my folks whose creation was the
Having an absolute with a bag full of handouts used to spend a lot of time best. Oh, and the free sam-
blast, that’s what! and freebies from the huge at Peaceful Moon acres— ples. I swear my dad
I was skeptical that the variety of vendors who our little slice of heaven in would skip lunch just so
event would offer anything religious- the woods. They’d come he could fill up on the sty-
of interest for me, but I ly turn out with their GMC rofoam cups filled with
realized I was wrong the out for motorhome—my dad’s chili that the chefs gener-
Photo by Randy Jorgensen

first time I stepped the show. Harley in a matching beige ously passed out before
through the Fairground He trailer behind it. We’d the judging.
gates for the Outdoor also spend weekends going to I loved the animal
Weekend more than 20 brought farm stands, riding togeth- exhibits. And the camping
years ago. I was a free- home an er on the country roads, gear. My first purchase
lancer at the time, writing extraordi- and sipping beer and cock- was a handmade mosquito
feature and news stories narily Observations in ink... tails around the campfire netting jacket, complete Amazingly well-made, the mosquito/black fly
for Tri-City Times. It was cool tur- until it was time to go to with a hood that zipped up protection jacket purchased at Outdoor Weekend
1995 and I was loving my key Catherine Minolli bed. It was bliss. over the face to keep the 20-plus years ago is still like brand new.
slice of heaven life, writ- call—a Of course, since the pesky creatures at bay.
ing and tending to plants wooden box with a sort of folks were there, I brought Back then, Peaceful Moon loved the beverages and shared with the ones I
and flowers at the now wooden ‘scratcher tool.’ them along to the show. acres were wet, wet, wet, the food, the excitement loved the most.
closed DeSmet’s When you rubbed the tool From then on, it became and with so much wet- and the fun of being in a So, even if you’re a
Greenhouse just around on the box with some an annual event, with my lands and woods around, place where families were peace-loving, non-hunting,
the corner from paradise finesse it sounded exactly folks and my sisters plan- you couldn’t hardly walk together and happy, and hippie vegetarian female,
on Dryden Road. like a wild turkey. I loved ning weekend visits to my out the door without being where it was common to and if you want to make
A couple of years it. Natural and effective, place around the Outdoor completely attacked. see a little boy or girl “cra- some great memories with
before, Rod and I made and something even this Show. Now that there’ve been dling a new puppy like it those you love, check out
the move to the country. non-hunter could do to call My dad always wanted more drought cycles than was a bag of gold,”—my the Outdoor Weekend.
My dream come true. Dirt in the big birds just to to make sure we got there not, the mosquitoes aren’t dad’s analogy. What I wouldn’t give to
road, trees, nature, space, check them out. in time for the Chili Cook- as bad—although this year Some 20-plus years have all of my family
love. My first visit to the Off. My dad loved a good was sort of an exception— later, when I think of the together again to enjoy the
An avid bow hunter, show happened because party, and let me tell you and I still use the jacket Outdoor Weekend I think show. We had a blast.
Rod had already heard of then-Editor Tom “Tommy- the party atmosphere in today. of families and fun, and of Email Catherine at
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Lavender Fest coming to Imlay City

Festival also features work-
shops, demonstrations,
food, essential oil demon-
strations and more.
Referred to as “a true
Symphony for the Senses,”
the lavender fest is a “Made
in Michigan” event as well,
featuring more than 150
Michigan artists, crafters
and local farms.
Visitors can also take
part in lavender workshops,
wellness classes, and more.
Those who shuttle to
Indigo Lavender Farm will
have an opportunity to
hand-pick fresh lavender,
take photos, and check out
Indigo’s wide variety of
lavender-infused products.
The 2019 Michigan
Lavender Festival will run
from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday,

Photo by Iris Lee Underwood

July 11; from 10 a.m.-6
p.m. on Friday, July 12;
and from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on
Saturday, July 13.
For more information,
Website photo

event highlights and photos

from past lavender fests,
visit michiganlavenderfes- Giant cross at Indian River stirs memories of Nellie and her unique friendship.
Visitors enjoy all things lavender at last year’s Michigan Lavender

Nellie and
Festival at Blake’s Orchard in Armada. The 2019 festival will take place
at the Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds in Imlay City.

Fairgrounds to host 17th annual event July 11-13

By Catherine Minolli
Event organizers say
the popular festival cen-
20-acre Indigo Lavender
Farms, which opened to the
the giant cross
Lavender lovers, mark your
tered around the aromatic
herb has outgrown its prior
location at Blake’s Orchard
public for the first time this
summer. The admission
price—$7 for adults, free
N ellie grew up in
Indian River. I grew
up in Warren. She never
One night I heard
Nellie crying in her
sleep—a broken-hearted
calendars for July 11-13, on Armada Center Road in for children under 12— stepped foot south of Flint. whimper. A sound sleeper
2019 for the 17th Annual Armada. includes free shuttle rides My furthest trip north was from a household of seven
Michigan Lavender The move is a perfect from the lavender fest to to Prudenville with my family members, I’d never
Festival at the Eastern fit, organizers say, as the Indigo Farms and back high school cheerleading heard anyone cry in bed.
Michigan State Fairgrounds is just a short again. squad. Poor Nellie. She wept
Fairgrounds. distance away from the The Michigan Lavender Nellie and I couldn’t with her back to me and
have didn’t move a muscle.

Bizon grateful for campaign support

been Should I ask what was
more dif- wrong, if there was any-
ferent thing I could do to help?
that Not a good idea. That
TRI-CITY AREA — calling to mailing post- their campaigns as such. in Michigan’s 10th District. January would embarrass Nellie.
Now that the dust has set- cards, knocking on doors, “A lot has been made A senior web designer and day we So I prayed for my room-
tled from the Aug. 7 pri- and marching in parades about the Blue Wave in art director, she grew up on moved mate and never revealed
mary, U.S. 10th District with me, they were there 2018,” Bizon said. “It a small farm in Yale where
Congressional candidate every step of the way,” she won’t come to the 10th she was instilled with the
into our
dorm Honest Living... I’d heard her cry.
Later, in a rare, tender
Kimberly Bizon has been said. “But in the end, I District in November unless values that led to her life-
catching her breath while couldn't have done it with- we all work together. I’m long commitment to keep
She Iris Lee Underwood moment, Nellie confided
her boyfriend had jilted
strategizing her next steps out the support of the vot- hoping they will join me in everyone safe from unnec- smoked. her.
for the general election ers, so I say ‘thank you’ helping to flip this seat essary contaminants in our I loathed “Mine did too.”
slated for Nov. 6. from the very bottom of my Blue.” food, air and water. the stench of cigarettes. Afterward, she invited
“I am very excited and heart for having the faith in Bizon isn’t taking much She is an advocate for She ratted her red shoul- me to visit with her and
honored to be the casting your vote for me.” of a break since her victory. seniors, teachers and stu- der-length hair. I wore my her older, married sister.
Democratic nominee going The U.S. 10th She is already back on the dents, veterans and work- mousy brown cut short. We drank tea together.
into the General Election,” Congressional District campaign trail, paying vis- ers. Her platform includes She drank her tea black. I Black.
Bizon, D-Lexington, said. stretches to the top of the its to last week’s the fight for more afford- drank mine with milk. Years later, Nellie wel-
“Of course, I couldn’t have Thumb, west to Lapeer, and Cheeseburger in Paradise able health care, better pub- Her cigarette poised comed me into her home
done this without a lot of south to include northern Festival in Caseville, and lic schools, and sustainable between two fingers, in Mt. Pleasant. I turned
help.” Macomb County. making plans for such living in a way that brings Nellie declared, “What? the pages of her wedding
Bizon came out on top Bizon said she wants to upcoming events as the people in the community Are you crazy? Nobody album. She married a local
in the primary, soundly thank her opponents for Romeo Peach Festival on together and advocates a drinks tea with milk!” Tuma of The Embers fami-
defeating challengers Frank their excellent primary Labor Day, and the Tuscola new spirit of bipartisan co- Had I one British ly. I had waitressed for the
Accavitti Jr. and Michael campaigns. Pumpkin Festival in operation in our nation’s
neighbor or been better fine restaurant as a student
McCarthy. She is facing “I want to thank Frank October. She is also strate- capital.
traveled, I could’ve coun- and was glad to see Nellie
Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Accavitti and Michael gizing with her core team “When I’m sent to
tered, “Tell that to the settled and content.
Mitchell in November. McCarthy for their dedica- on how to get her message Congress, I want to work
English.” “Iris, I always felt
“I really need to thank tion to the Democratic out. with people across the aisle
all of the wonderful volun- Party and its mission,” she While Bizon may be and on the state and local No. Nellie’s menthol sh#&&y when I stole your
teers who worked to make said. “They are both honor- new to politics, she is a vet- levels. We’re missing that Salem carried authority, snacks with the other
this happen. From phone able gentlemen and ran eran environmental activist today,” she said. her firm grasp on the girls,” Nellie confessed.
world. A teenager of I had forgotten.

Loss of a son’s personal hero

Appalachian roots, what Several years later,
did I know? My granny Nellie died in a car crash.
drank her tea iced and These intimate memo-
sweet, for Heaven’s sake. ries lay mute until last

S andwiched right smack

between the televised
and very public funerals of
“Well,” she answered.
“Some of
us were
that Joyce’s birthday was
January, John’s is March.
Mine is in April. Gary’s
He made no claims to
fame. He wasn’t a war
hero like Senator McCain,
She wouldn’t approve of
Nellie’s thick makeup and
Friday. In earnest, I sat
before the Cross in the
Woods in Indian River.
Queen of Soul Aretha talking. must have been in or a well respected singer Yes, my first roommate There, with the blue sky
Franklin and former pris- You, February then. So I guess like Ms. Franklin. But intimidated me at times. A and white clouds a back-
oner of war John McCain John, he was 75. And he very here’s what his son had to comedian, she joked about drop to Jesus’ suffering, I
was a phone call from my Joyce, literally died with his say in his first Facebook life in Indian River, the saw Nellie at her desk in
sister Kathy. and Gary boots on, didn’t he?” post after it happened. northern hamlet famous our dorm room. She
“I have some sad were all Which is kind of a “Fly high, Dad. Say Hi to for the giant crucifix. laughed with a lit cigarette.
news,” she began. “Gary
died. Details are a little
Perspectives... weird thing to say about
him, considering that how
Mom. You were my hero.
Wish I would have told
I’d never heard of
Indian River or its cruci-
I heard her cry in the
sketchy at this point. All
we know is that there was
Willene Tanis I was thinking to describe
him is to say he was about
And I’m pretty sure
fix. “How big is it?”
Nellie laughed. “How
Dear Reader, I now see
we were more alike than
a tractor accident. We just I thought as common and ordinary that to my cousin Gary should I know? I’ve never we knew to admit. Lonely,
came from the ER. He was, “I can’t believe I as a pair of well-worn what his son thought of seen it.” broken, and seeking true
didn’t make it.” didn't know that.” (Or work boots. Really! And I him would matter way She must be kidding. I love, neither of us had a
“How old was he?” more likely I didn’t think he would have more than all the TV acco- determined to see for grasp on the world.
was one of my first ques- remember.) Out loud I was described himself that way lades in the world. myself the largest Jesus on That’s why the Cross.
tions after I recovered busy calculating on my too if anyone would have Email Willene at the largest cross in the Email Iris at
from the initial shock. fingers, saying, “I know asked him. world.

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constraints announcements Center to play cards from Kaufman at 810-395-7532. child’s skills and prepare the bigger picture. Donate
will be posted one week in noon-3 p.m. the 2nd them for school! Children FOR WIDOWED MEN & your bottles and cans today.
advance of the event. Notices Wednesday of every month. The Capac Kitchen serves also enjoy a snack, story WOMEN: Lunch-Cards- For a representative of our
must be received in writing by Bring a sack lunch, bever- free meals every Tuesday time, and a free book! Call Friendship. Join us every group call 810-392-5136.
noon Monday prior to the ages provided. Senior stretch from 4:30-6 p.m. at Zion the Family Literacy Center 3rd Tuesday of each month
publication date. exercise on Tuesdays 10-11 United Methodist Church. today to reserve your seat at from 11:45 a.m.-4 p.m. at The Imlay City Christian
a.m. Potluck luncheons will 810-664-2737 and for more Cavis Pioneer Restaurant, School has discount cards
Free meals for people in 5600 Lapeer Rd. in Kimball available for sale. Proceeds
For Senior Citizens be served the 4th Tuesday of
every month at noon. For
need are offered at the North
Branch Senior Center on
info on dates and times.
Play groups available. Free 6
Twp. 48074. No RSVP neces- benefit the school’s athletic,
music and PE programs. For
info, call 810-395-4518. sary. For more info call
Monday and Thursday eve- week sessions. At these Joanne K. at 810-324-2304. more information call Imlay
Gentle Yoga Tuesdays from nings from 5:30-7 p.m. Call
9-10 a.m. at First Ryan Smith, a certified alco- FREE 90-minute play- This activity is sponsored by City Christian School, Mon.-
hol and drug counselor will 810-441-0322 for more info. groups, children will partici- Widowed Friends, a peer Fri. 8-4, 810-724-5695.
Congregational Church in
Almont. Practice led by Dina be available at the Imlay Orchards’ Cupboard Food pate in storytime, develop- support group www.wid-
Miramonti, RYT. City Senior’s Center on the
4th Thursday of every
Pantry is open the 3rd mentally appropriate games
and crafts, learn new skills, Craft Shows/Bazaars
Saturday of every month 9
Imlay City Senior Center
“Texas Hold ‘Em” 12:30
month from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
a.m.-noon. Food distributed
and enjoy a snack and social
time with other children.
Widowed Friends invites all
widowed to join us for
Rummage Sales
at 74903 McKay Rd., Bruce breakfast and friendship in
p.m. For info 810-724-6030. Parents will have the chance “Junque & Treasures Sale”
Free Meals, Food
Twp., 586-336-4673. www. a safe setting every 2nd and
to talk to other adults with Thur., Sept. 13, 9 a.m. - 7
Dinner and card playing, same-age children. Register 4th Monday of the month at p.m., Fri., Sept. 14, 9 a.m. - 7
50/50 raffle and prizes of now for the next session! 9 a.m. at Sero’s, 925 Gratiot p.m., Sat., Sept. 15, 9 a.m. -
high and low for each table St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
‘Food for Families’ kitchen Numerous locations and in Marysville. For more info, noon. Lunches, bake sale,
every 3rd Monday at the dates available. For more call Julie at 810-388-0868. and farmers market also.
Washington Senior Center, is open to the public for free,
hot meals every Monday and info and to sign up call the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
57880 Van Dyke, Washington The Dryden Historical Family Literacy Center at For those that have experi- Catholic Church, 10828
Twp., MI 48094, from 4-8 Wednesday from 4-5:30 p.m. Society meets at 7 p.m. the enced the death of a loved
810-664-2737. Brandon Rd., Emmett (on
p.m. For info, call 586-752- This Heart Loves Food first Wednesday of the one, a support group is avail- M-19 between M-21 and
6543. month and the museum able facilitated by a trained
Swing Dance Lessons at the
Pantry is open the 1st
Saturday of each month opens every Monday from
5:30-7 p.m.
Support Groups United Hospice Service
(UHS) bereavement volun-
I-69). Donations drop off -
Sat., Sept. 8 - Tues., Sept. 11,
Port Huron Senior Center, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Gateway Assembly Church, Grief share. Tuesdays at 1 teer. Marlette Regional
600 Grand Avenue, Port The Capac Historical Society
Medical Care
2796 S. Van Dyke Rd., Imlay p.m., Imlay City Sr. Center, Hospital, 2770 Main Street
Huron, every Tues. from is open to visitors daily from in Marlette, hosts this sup-
7:30-9 p.m. and the 1st and City. 1-3 p.m. and 1-4 p.m. on Lamb Steele building on
Third St. New series starts port group the 1st Tuesday
3rd Thurs. of the month The Attica United Methodist Sundays. Call 810-395-2859 of each month in the Lapeer County Health
from 7:30-9 p.m. with for more info. Aug. 6. For info or to regis- Department, 1800 Imlay
Church will be holding a ter call Tracy at 810-724- Administration Conference
instructors Lyle Malaski & free community meal on the Room. For time and more City Rd., Lapeer - Regular
Kristina Morton. For info, Beginning in April the Imlay 6030 or Ginger at 810-724- Immunization Clinic Hours:
2nd and 4th Tuesday of each City Historical Museum is 5772. info, call 800-635-7490 or
call 810-984-5061. month from 4:00-6:00 p.m. visit www.marletteregional- (held in 2nd floor clinic area)
open on Saturdays from 1-4 Walk-In, Mondays 1-3 p.m.;
Council on Aging For more info please call p.m. and welcomes visitors One on one grief counsel-
810-724-0690 or visit www. ling. Romeo Washington By Appointment Only,
Membership is open to indi- at that time. The museum TOPS 620 Lapeer weight- Wednesdays 8:30 a.m.-11:30
viduals 18 and older. The features period rooms that Parks and Rec. Both Romeo
and Washington Activity loss group meets Tuesday a.m. and 4-6 p.m., Thursdays
Capac Senior Center is open The Attica Food Bank at the appear as they would have nights at the Hunter’s Creek 1-3:45 p.m. Hepatitis vac-
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. week- been prior to the turn of the Centers will offer this ser-
Attica United Methodist vice once a month, by Mobile Home Park Club cine is now available. For
days. We offer a variety of Church, 27 Elk Lake Rd., is 20th century and into the House, 725 DeMille Rd. in additional info, to check if
activities such as fitness and 1930s. Fabulous artifacts appointment only. Call 586-
open from 2-4 p.m. the sec- 752-6543 to schedule Lapeer. Weigh-in from we accept your insurance, or
craft classes, a book review ond and fourth Monday of greet guests in every room 6-6:30 p.m., meeting from to schedule an appointment
group, cards and bus trips. and transport them back to appointment.
the month. Proof of residen- 6:30-7:30 p.m. For more info please call 810-667-0448.
For info, call Lori at 395- cy and need required. when life was a simpler time. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) call 810-664-7579.
7889. Visitors will find exhibits meetings are held every Free hearing and vision
The Capac Community relating to railroading, mili- screens for children of pre-
Almont and Dryden area Monday night at 8 p.m. at
Food Pantry, 112 S. Main tary, local history and much St. Paul’s Lutheran Church school age are available at
senior citizens meet the 2nd Street, is open each more. Docents are on hand the Lapeer County Health
Tuesday of the month at 12 in Imlay City.
Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. to answer questions and Department. To schedule an
p.m. at the Almont Lions A Spaghetti Dinner and
Please call LOVE, INC. at assist with research. Stop in Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) appointment please call 810-
Hall, 222 Water St., for a Silent Auction Benefit is
810-245-2414 in advance to and take a look! and Al-Anon meetings are 667-0448 or 810-245-5549.
potluck and program. Call planned for Sunday,
ensure your food voucher held every Wednesday night
798-8210 for more info. The Almont Community September 9 at Hunters Capac Pharmacy is teaming
will be received before you at 8 p.m. at the Capac United
stop in to shop. Any ques- Historical Society Museum Methodist Church, Capac, Creek Community Church, with Support Million Hearts
Adults 55 and over are invit- 2471 Metamora Road, by offering in-pharmacy
is open Saturdays from 1-4 MI.
p.m. Please stop by and Lapeer. From noon to 4 p.m. blood pressure screenings,
learn about your communi- Lapeer Area Citizens Family and friends of Mark 136 North Main St. in Capac,
ty. Society meetings are held Against Domestic Assault Delong are rallying to help Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
at the museum on the second meets 1-3 p.m. every him as he recuperates from a Everyone is invited to come
Monday of the month at 7 Wednesday in the Lapeer months-long battle with and have their blood pres-
p.m. For more info call 810- Court House for personal pancreatic cancer. Admission sure read for free.
796-3355. protection order clinic. For is a free will offering. All are
info 810-246-0632. welcome to attend.
Youth Events 10A Friday AFG Family
Groups meeting. Imlay City
Woman’s Life Chapter 855
is collecting bottles and cans Free tutor training for peo-
Ready, Set, Go! Workshop. FOC Lutheran Church, all year long. With your help ple who would like to help
This is a FREE workshop 7191 Imlay City Rd, Imlay we can make a difference in others in our community
for 3-5 year olds & parents/ City. Contact Ginger Miller someone’s life at a time when improve English skills.
caregivers! Enjoy fun proj- at 810-724-5772 for more they need the most help. Volunteer basis. Please call
for orientation before train-

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ing at 810-664-2737.
Volunteer for the Habitat for
Humanity of Lapeer County
at the office. Interested par-
ties can call 810-664-7111
and speak to Carolyn,
Cheryl or Pete at 810-660-

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of the month. Bible Studies Every MOPS Program 10:30 am & 6:00 pm Thursday of the month at
Community Dinner: Community Men’s & Women’s Bible Study Wednesday 7:00 pm
Monday and Tuesday Evenings Masonic Center in Almont.
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Tuesday Morning Live Webcasting Sunday all worship services
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TOWNSHIP OF tion process;
(h) An applicant shall remit an
written complaint resolution process
developed by the Solar Energy
existing structures on the property
including any overhead utility lines.
falling ice.
G. System Maintenance: The
national standards for all electrical,
electronic and related technologies.
GOODLAND application fee and an escrow deposit, Facility Applicant to resolve com- B. Wind energy systems spec- applicant shall maintain the Utility Improved Area: Area containing
LAPEER COUNTY, in the amount established from time to plaints from the Township Board or ifications, including manufacture and Grid Wind Energy System in good solar panels, electrical inverters, stor-
time by the Township Board. If pro- the Property owners or residents model, rotor diameter, tower type, condition. Maintenance shall include, age buildings and access road.
MICHIGAN fessional review of plans is required, concerning the construction or height and manufacturer. but not be limited to, painting, struc- Inhabited Structure: Any
AMENDMENT OF those costs shall be borne by the operation of the Solar Energy C. Tower foundation blueprints ture repairs, and security. existing structure usable for liv-
TOWNSHIP OF applicant. Facility. The complaint resolution or drawings prepared and signed by a H. Abandonment/Removal ing or non-agricultural commercial
GOODLAND ZONING 2. ADDITIONAL SITE PLAN process must be approved by the professional engineer licensed to Requirements: Any Utility Grid purposes, which includes but is not
TITLE REQUIREMENTS. The applicant Planning Commission as a condition practice in the State of Michigan or by Wind Energy System which has limited to working, sleeping, eating,
An Ordinance amending the shall submit a site plan in full com- of approval of the special land use the manufacturer’s foundation specifi- reached the end of its useful life or cooking, recreation, office, office
Township of Goodland Zoning pliance with Article XVI of this permit application. cations for the tower being proposed has been abandoned shall be removed. storage, or any combination thereof.
Ordinance to provide regulations for Ordinance for each Solar Energy b. The Township Board shall for installation. An on-site energy system shall be An area used only for storage inciden-
the location, operation and mainte- Facility and other solar energy equip- appoint a three-member Complaint B. UTILITY GRID WIND considered abandoned when it fails to tal to a residential use, including agri-
nance of solar energy facilities and ment. Additional requirements for a Resolution Committee to oversee ENERGY SYSTEM AND operate for a period of one (1) year. cultural barns, is not included in this
wind energy systems, and repealing Solar Energy site plan are as follows: and participate in all complaint ANEMOMETER TOWERS: a. Physical removal of all wind definition.
any and all ordinances and/or reso- (a) the project area boundaries, resolution discussions or meetings A Utility Grid Wind Energy turbines, structures, equipment, four ISO: The International
lutions in conflict therewith. (b) the location, height, and between the Township property System shall be subject to the review (4) feet below ground level. Land Organization for Standardization. ISO
THE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF dimensions of all existing and pro- owner or resident and the Solar and approval of the Planning owner may provide in writing a waiv- is a network of the national standards
THE TOWNSHIP OF posed structures and fencing, Energy Facility Applicant. Commission as specified in the er to not decommission access roads institutes of 156 countries.
GOODLAND, LAPEER (c) the location, grades, and c. The Complaint Resolution requirements of Section 1600, or collection lines. Non-participating Parcel: A
COUNTY, MICHIGAN, dimensions of all temporary and per- Committee shall consist of one Review and Approval of Site Plans b. Disposal of solid and hazard- property that is not subject to a
ORDAINS: manent on-site and access roads from (1) member of the Township Board, and Section 1601. In addition, On-Site ous waste in accordance with local wind turbine lease or easement
the nearest county or state maintained one (1) member of the Township Energy Systems shall be permitted, and state waste disposal regulations. agreement at the time an application
SECTION 1. AMENDMENT road, Planning Commission, and one (1) subject to the conditions hereafter c. Stabilization or re-vegetation is submitted for a Special Land Use
Section 1.2 Section 4.02 (d) existing topography, elector chosen from the community. required and to any and all reasonable of the site necessary to minimize ero- for the purposes of constructing a
(Principal Uses Permitted) of (e) water bodies, waterways, d. The Solar Energy Facility conditions which may be imposed in sion. commercial wind energy conversion
Article IV (Agriculture/Rural wetlands, drainage channels, and Applicant shall provide not less than accordance with Section 504 (4) of I. Permit Process and system or wind energy system.
Residential District) of the Goodland drain easements, forty-eight (48) hour notice to the the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act, Requirements: Upon gaining Site On-Site Wind Energy System: A
Township Zoning Ordinance is here- (f) all new infrastructure, both Complaint Resolution Committee and P.A. 110 of 2006, as amended: Plan Approval (pursuant to Section wind project used for generating elec-
by amended to add the following above and below ground, related to shall provide the opportunity for the 1. Utility Grid Energy Systems: 1601 of this Ordinance) and Special tric power from the wind which is
subsections (J) and (K): the project, and Committee to attend any and all Utility Grid Energy Systems are Use Approval (pursuant to Section intended to primarily serve the needs
(J) Exempt Solar Energy. (g) site plan must be prepared, complaint resolution discussions and designed primarily to provide power 4.03 of this Ordinance) the owner/ of the consumer at the site, i.e., agri-
(K) On-Site Wind Energy signed, and sealed by a qualified State meetings. to wholesale or retail customers using operator shall obtain the applicable culture, residential, commercial,
Systems of Michigan licensed engineer. e. The Township Board shall be the electric utility transmission and zoning, building and electrical per- industrial and public land uses.
Section 1.2 Section 7.02 3. STANDARDS AND kept appraised of all complaints and distribution grid to transport and mits which shall be required for the Participating Parcel: A property
(Principal Uses Permitted) of Article REQUIREMENTS. Solar Energy shall receive a report outlining the deliver the wind generated electricity. installation of a utility grid energy that participates in a lease or easement
VII (Residential) of the Goodland Facilities shall meet the following issues, the progress, and the resolution 2. Tower Height: The maximum system. The building permit applica- agreement, or other contractual
Township Zoning Ordinance is standards and requirements: of each such complaint. Such report tower shall not exceed 500 feet above tion shall be accompanied by deliver- agreement, with an entity submit-
hereby amended to add the fol- (a) Location of Solar Energy shall be presented monthly by the grade which is measured from grade ables including the following: ting a Special Land Use Permit
lowing subsections (F) and (G): Facilities. Complaint Resolution Committee. to the tip of a blade vertical position. a. An approved site plan pre- application for the purposes of devel-
(F) Exempt Solar Energy i. All solar energy facili- Section 1.7 Article XII (General 3. Towers: Wind Energy System pared and signed by a professional oping of a commercial wind energy
(G) On-Site Wind Energy ties must comply with the require- Provisions) of the Goodland Township Towers shall be limited to a mono- engineer licensed to practice in the conversion system/utility wind energy
Systems ments established in the Goodland Zoning Ordinance is hereby amended pole design. State of Michigan showing location, system.
Section 1.3 Section 8.01 Township Zoning Ordinance. to add the following Section 12.21 4. Location Requirements: dimensions, and types of existing Public Road: Any road or high-
(Principal Uses Permitted) of ii. All fences and (On-Site Wind Energy Systems and Utility Grid Energy Systems shall be structures on the property including way which is now or hereafter desig-
Article VIII (Manufactured Housing improved areas located on the site Anemometer Towers): located on parcels of land (owned or any overhead utility lines. nated and maintained by the Lapeer
Park) of the Goodland Township shall comply with the applicable A. ON-SITE WIND ENERGY leased) that at a minimum, meets the b. Wind energy systems speci- County Road Commission and/or
Zoning Ordinance is hereby amend- setback for the district in which it SYSTEMS and ANEMOMETER required setbacks for all towers on the fications, including manufacturer and the Michigan Department of
ed to add the following subsections is located. Furthermore, any struc- TOWERS. site, which also includes any other model, rotor diameter, tower type, Transportation (MDOT), whether
(G) and (H): tures or other improved areas An on-site Wind Energy System structures located on the site, i.e. height and manufacturer. primary or secondary, hard sur-
(G) Exempt Solar Energy located within the fence shall be at shall not be subject to review and Operations and/or maintenance c. Manufacturers’ Material faced or other dependable roads.
(H) On-Site Wind Energy located least 130 feet from prop- approval of the Planning Commission buildings, substations, etc. Said loca- Safety Data Sheet(s): Documentation Residence: A building used as a
Systems erty line. as specified in the requirements of tions shall be limited to areas zoned shall include the type and quantity of dwelling for one or more families or
Section 1.4 Section 9.02 (Principal iii. All solar energy facili- Section 1600, Review and Approval Agricultural District. all materials used in the operation of persons.
Permitted Uses) of Article IX ties shall have a minimum landscape of Site Plans and Section 1601. 5. Property Setback: Setbacks all equipment including, but not lim- Rotor: An element of a wind
(Commercial District) of the buffer of 30 feet. A glare study to 1. On-Site Energy Systems: from Inhabited Structures: Each wind ited to, all lubricants and coolants. energy system that acts as a multi-
Goodland Township Zoning determine planting area is to be On-site energy systems are designed turbine, as measures from the center- d. Sound Pressure Level: Copy blade airfoil assembly, thereby
Ordinance is hereby amended to add provided, followed up with an primarily to serve the needs of a line of its tower base shall be set back of the modeling and analysis report. extracting through rotation, kinetic
the following subsections (R) and (S): arborist recommendation. The buffer home, farm, or small business. from the nearest wall of an inhabited e. Shadow Flicker: A copy of the energy directly from the wind.
(R) Exempt Solar Energy shall contain evergreen trees or 2. Tower Height: The maximum structure by a distance of no less than Shadow Flicker Analysis. The appli- SCADA Tower: A freestanding
(S) On-Site Wind Energy bushes planted no more than 20 feet tower height shall be governed by 1,020 feet. cant shall conduct an analysis of tower containing instrumentation such
Systems apart and at least 8 feet tall at time setback requirements as noted below, A. Setbacks from Property Lines: potential shadow flicker created by as anemometers that is designed to
Section 1.5 Section 10.02 of planting. The buffer shall obtain a but in no case shall a tower exceed a. Non-Participating Parcel: each proposed wind turbine at all provide present moment wind data for
(Principal Permitted Uses) of Article height of 10 feet within 3 growing 120 feet above grade which is mea- The distance between a wind inhabitable structures with direct line- use by the supervisory control and
X (Industrial District) of the Goodland seasons. The trees or bushes may be sured from grade to the tip of the turbine from the property lines of of-sight to a wind turbine. Such analy- data acquisition (SCADA) system.
Township Zoning Ordinance is hereby trimmed but no lower than a height of blade in its vertical position. adjacent non-participating properties sis shall be documented in a shadow Shadow Flicker: The alternating
amended to add the following subsec- 10 feet. 3. Towers: Wind Energy System shall be at least one hundred fifty flicker modeling report to be submit- changes in light caused by the moving
tions (M) and (N): (b) Site Security. Solar energy Towers may include mono-pole, lat- (150%) percent its total structure ted as part of the Special Land Use blade of a wind energy system casting
(M) Exempt Solar Energy facilities shall be surrounded by an tice and guy tower designs. height, measured with the windmill Permit Application to the Planning shadows on the ground and station-
(N) On-Site Wind Energy eight (8) foot tall chain link fence. The 4. Location Requirements: blade at its highest point. Commission. The analysis shall iden- ary object, such as but not limited to
Systems fence shall be designed to restrict Freestanding On-Site Energy Systems b. A signed waiver must be tify the locations of shadow a window at a dwelling.
Section 1.6 Article XII (General unauthorized access. shall be expressly prohibited from signed to waive setback to property flicker created by each proposed Solar Energy Facility. An
Provisions) of the Goodland Township (c) The manufacturer’s or locating in a front or side yard and are line by Non-Participating Parcel wind turbine and the expected energy facility, an area of land, or
Zoning Ordinance is hereby amended installer’s identification and appro- permitted only in a rear yard. Roof top owner. durations of the flicker at these a structural rooftop principally used
to add the following Section 12.20 priate warning sign shall be posted on and/or structure installations may be I. Participating Parcel: A setback locations from sunrise to sunset to convert solar energy to electricity,
(Solar Energy): Section 12.20. or near the panels in a clearly visible allowed providing the applicant can for a wind turbine from the property over the course of a year. Site plans which includes, but is not limited to,
SOLAR ENERGY. manner; furthermore, an information demonstrate that such an installation lines of adjacent participating proper- shall depict a contour around each the use of one or more solar energy
A. Exempt Solar Energy. Solar sign shall be posted and maintained at meets building code requirements for ty is not required. proposed wind turbine that repre- systems. This definition shall only
Energy panels located on the prem- the entrance(s), which shall, at mini- wind loads and weight. Furthermore, B. Public roads: Each wind tur- sents the predicted thirty (30) hours include those facilities that primarily
ises of a farm, home, or business and mum, list the name and phone num- the integrity of the structure for such bine shall be set back from the nearest maximum per year shadow flicker sell electricity to be used off site. (See
which do not primarily involve the ber of the operator. an installation needs to be verified by public road a distance no less than one generated by the modeling software Section 12.20(8))
sale of electricity off the premises (d) All electrical connection sys- having documentation from a hundred fifty (150%) percent of the used in the report. A residence will Sound Pressure Level: The sound
shall be exempt from the require- tems and lines from the Solar Energy licensed architect or engineer as to total height of the structure (measured have no more than 30 hours in a year pressure mapped to a logarithmic
ments of Subsection “B”. Such units Facility to the electrical grid connec- the suitability for a roof and/or struc- with the windmill blade at its highest from a shadow flicker study. The scale and reported in decibels (dB).
shall be allowed as a permitted acces- tion shall be located and maintained at ture installation. point) determined at the nearest cen- analysis shall identify all areas Utility Grid Wind Energy
sory use in all zoning districts, provid- a minimum of six (6) feet under- 5. Property Setback: The terline for such public road. where shadow flicker may affect the System: A commercial wind facility
ing the electricity is primarily used ground (both on the property where Distance between freestanding C. Other Setbacks: An operations occupants of the inhabitable struc- used for generating power by the use
on site for a farm, home, or business the Solar Energy Facility will be On-Site Wind Energy System and the and maintenance office building, a tures and describe measures that of wind at multiple tower locations in
and these exempt solar energy pan- located and off-site). owner’s property lines and the own- sub-station, or ancillary equipment shall be taken to eliminate or miti- a community and includes accessory
els shall comply with all other restric- (e) An affidavit or evidence of er’s residential dwelling shall be equal shall comply with any property set- gate the problems. A shadow flicker energy used such as but not limited to
tions and regulations for structures in an agreement between the lot owner to one (1) times its height with its back requirement that may be appli- mitigation plan shall also be submit- electric substations and SCADA tow-
the relevant district where they are and the facility’s owner or operator height being the distance measured cable to that type of building or equip- ted with the shadow flicker model- ers. A Utility Grid Wind Energy
located. confirming the owner or operator from grade to the tip of the rotor blade ment. ing report. Any shadow flicker System is designed and built to pro-
B. Solar Energy Facilities. has permission of the property owner in its vertical position. D. Sound Pressure Level: Utility complaint shall be addressed by the vide electricity to the electric utility
1. ADDITIONAL SPECIAL to apply for the necessary permits for 6. Sound Pressure Level: On-Site Grid Energy Systems shall not applicant and be mitigated. transmission and distribution grid.
LAND USE REQUIREMENTS. construction and operation of the solar Wind Energy Systems shall not exceed 45dB(A) LEQ within 100 ft of J. Decommissioning: The appli- Wind Energy System: A system
Solar Energy Facilities shall only be energy facility. exceed 45dB(A) LEQ within 100 ft an inhabited structure or at the prop- cant shall submit a plan describing the for generating electrical power by the
allowed as a special land use in 5. DECOMMISSIONING. of a nearest wall of an inhabited erty line or leased boundary line clos- intended disposition of the Wind use of the wind; utilizing use of a
the AR (Agricultural-Residential), C Decommissioning: A decommis- structure. This sound pressure level est to the wind energy system. This Energy System at the end of their use- wind turbine generator and includes
(Commercial) and I (Industrial) sioning plan signed by the party may be exceeded during short term sound pressure level shall not be ful life, and shall describe any agree- the turbine, blades, and tower as well
Districts, pursuant to Article XVII as responsible for decommissioning and events such as utility outages and/or exceeded for more than three (3) min- ment with the landowner regarding as related electrical equipment. This
to Special Land Use approvals and the the landowner addressing the follow- severe wind storms. utes in any hour of the day. equipment removal upon termination does not include wiring to connect
following requirements: ing shall be submitted prior to the 7. Construction Codes and E. Construction Codes and of the lease. A performance bond or the wind energy system to the grid.
(a) Applicant Identification. issuance of the zoning permit, which Others Regulations: On-Site Energy Other Regulations: Utility Grid equivalent financial instrument shall Wind Site Assessment: An assess-
Applicant name and address in full, shall include: Systems, including towers, shall com- Energy Systems, including towers, be posted in an amount determined by ment to determine the wind speeds at
a statement that the applicant is the i. the anticipated life of the ply with all applicable construction shall comply with all applicable the Township to be utilized in the a specific site and the feasibility of
owner involved or is acting on the project; and electrical codes and building per- construction and electrical codes and event the decommissioning plan using the site for construction of a
owner’s behalf, the address of the ii. the estimated decom- mit requirements. On-site wind ener- building permit requirements. Utility needs to be enforced with respect wind energy system.
property involved in the applica- missioning costs net of salvage value gy systems shall comply with Federal grid wind energy systems shall com- to tower removal, site, restoration, SECTION 2. REPEAL OF
tion (substitution may include a legal in current dollars; Aviation Administration require- ply with Federal Aviation etc. The bond shall be in favor of CONFLICTING PROVISIONS
description or parcel identifications iii. the method of ensuring ments, the Michigan Tall Structures Administration requirements, the Goodland Township provided that any All resolutions, ordinances or
number(s)), and any additional con- that funds will be available for decom- Act, and local jurisdiction airport Michigan Tall Structures Act, and such instrument shall be in an amount parts thereof in conflict with the
tact information. Each application for missioning and restoration, to include overlay zone regulations. An intercon- local jurisdiction airport overlay zone of the full cost of decommissioning, provisions of this Ordinance are to
a Solar Energy Facility shall also but not limited to: nected on-site use wind energy system regulations. An interconnected on-site not including salvage and shall con- the extent of such conflict hereby
be dated to indicate the date the • Complete removal of shall comply with Michigan Public use wind energy system shall comply tain a replenishment obligation. repealed.
application is submitted to Goodland all non-utility owned equipment, Service Commission and Federal with Michigan Public Service Section 1.8 Section 19.01 of SECTION 3. SEVERABILITY
Township; conduit, structures, fencing, roads, Energy Regulatory Commission stan- Commission and Federal Energy Article XIX (Definitions) of the If any section, paragraph, clause or
(b) Project Description. A solar panels and foundations, and dards. Regulatory Commission standards. Goodland Township Zoning provision of this Ordinance is for any
general description of the proposed • Complete restoration of 8. Safety: An On-Site Wind Utility Grid Wind Energy System Ordinance is hereby amended to reason held to be invalid or unconsti-
project including a legal description property to condition prior to develop- Energy System shall have automatic shall comply with applicable utility, add the following definitions: tutional, the invalidity or unconstitu-
of the property or properties on which ment of the Solar Energy Facility; braking, governing, or a feathering Michigan Public Service, and Federal Anemometer Tower: A freestand- tionality of such section, paragraph,
the project would be located and an iv. the anticipated manner system to prevent uncontrolled rota- Energy Regulatory Commission inter- ing tower containing instrumenta- clause or provision shall not affect
anticipated construction schedule; in which the project will be decom- tion or over speeding of the rotor connection standards. tion such as anemometers that are any of the remaining provisions of
(c) Procedure. The Planning missioned and the site restored; blades. All wind towers shall have F. Safety: A Utility Grid Wind designed to provide present moment this Ordinance.
Commission review of a Special v. A provision to give lightning protection. The minimum Energy System shall have an auto- wind data (wind speeds and direction) SECTION 4. PUBLICATION
Land Use Permit application for a notice to the Township one year in vertical blade tip clearance from matic braking, governing, or feather- for use by the supervisory control and This Ordinance shall be filed with
solar energy facility is a two-step advance of decommissioning. A sure- grade shall be 20 feet for a wind ing system to prevent uncontrolled data acquisition (SCADA) systems the Township of Goodland Clerk and
process. The first step is the public ty bond to assure payment of the cost energy system employing a horizontal rotation or over speeding of the rotor which is a temporary use to deter- a Notice of Ordinance Adoption shall
hearing and decision by the Planning of decommissioning shall be required. axis rotor. Mono-pole tower on­site blades. All wind towers shall have mine how much wind power a site be published in a newspaper of gen-
Commission, per the procedures for To ensure proper removal of the struc- wind energy systems shall be lightning protection. The minimum can be expected to generate. eral circulation in the Township of
review in Article XVII. The second ture when it ceases to be used for a designed and installed so as to not vertical blade tip clearance from grade ANSI: ANSI means the American Goodland within fifteen (15) days
step, which may occur at a separate period of one (1) year or more, any provide step bolts or a ladder readily shall be 20 feet for a wind energy National Standards Institute. after its adoption. A copy of this
meeting for a solar energy system, is application for a new solar energy accessible to the public for a mini- system employing a horizontal axis dB (A): The sound pressure level Ordinance may be purchased or
the site plan review process by the facility shall include a description of mum height of eight (8) feet above the rotor. Utility grid wind energy sys- in decibels. It refers to the “a” weight- inspected at the Township of
Planning Commission as described the financial security guaranteeing ground. Lattice type towers, including tems (towers) shall be designed and ed scale defined by ANSI. A method Goodland Clerk’s office during regu-
in Article 16. A decision on the removal of the solar energy facility guy towers, shall have the base of the installed so as to not provide step for weighting the frequency spectrum lar Township business hours.
Special Land Use Permit applica- which will be posted at the time of tower enclosed by a six (6) foot high bolts or a ladder readily accessible to to mimic the human ear. SECTION 5. EFFECTIVE DATE
tion by the Planning Commission is receiving a building permit for the security fence. Guy wires for guy tow- the public for a minimum height of Decibel: The unit for measure used This Ordinance shall take effect
inclusive of all proposed solar energy facility. The security shall be a: 1) ers shall be well marked and provided eight (8) feet above the ground. A to express the magnitude of sound seven (7) days after the date of publi-
facilities, underground electrical cash bond; 2) irrevocable bank letter with protective devices on the guy Utility Grid Wind Energy System site pressure and sound intensity. cation of a Notice of Ordinance
lines, sub-station(s), junction boxes, of credit; or 3) performance bond in wires to a height of eight (8) feet shall be designed to prevent unauthor- Decommission: To remove or Adoption.
laydown yard(s), concrete batch a form approved by the Township. above the ground. ized access to electrical and retire from active service. 36-1
plant(s), and any operations/mainte- The amount of such guarantee shall 9. System Maintenance: The mechanical components. All buildings Decommissioning Plan: A docu-
nance building(s);
(d) Certification. Certifications
be no less than the estimated cost of
removal and may include a provision
applicant shall maintain the on-site
energy system in good condition.
on the site are to be kept secured and
locked at all times when service
ment that details the planned shut
down or removal of a solar energy
that applicant has complied or will for inflationary cost adjustments. Maintenance shall include, but not be personnel are not present. Collection facility or structure from operation or TOWNSHIP
comply with all applicable county, The estimate shall be prepared by the limited to, painting, structural repairs, lines must be buried by jack boring, usage. REGULAR MEETING
state, and federal laws, regulations, engineer for the developer and shall and security. 6 (six) feet below bottom of ditch Fence: A continuous barrier AUGUST 8, 2018
and ordinances. be approved by the Township. Every 10. Permit Process and line, installed in a steel encasement extending from the surface of the Supervisor Lauwers called the
(e) Manufacturers’ Material five (5) years, the PC shall Requirements: Upon gaining Site with concrete flow fill at all cross- ground to a uniform height construct- meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. Michael
Safety Data Sheet(s). Documentation review and, if necessary, update the Plan Approval pursuant to Section roads and/or any road right away. All ed of wood, stone, steel, or other Lauwers (Supervisor), Sheila
shall include the type and quantity of Decommissioning Bond. The appli- 1600 of this Ordinance, the owners spent lubricants and cooling fluids metal, or any substance of a similar McDonald (Clerk), Marsha Libkie
all materials used in the operation of cant shall be responsible for the pay- shall obtain the applicable zoning, shall be properly and safely nature and strength. (Treasurer), Bruce Downey (Trustee)
all equipment including; ment of any costs or attorney fees building and electrical permits removed in a timely manner from the Height (Tower): the height of a and Monica Standel (Trustee) were
(f) Decommissioning. Copy of incurred by the Township in securing which shall be required prior to the site. A sign(s) shall be posted near the wind turbine is measured from the present. Four guests were present.
the decommissioning plans and a removal; and installation of an on-site energy sys- tower(s) or operations and/or mainte- natural grade to the tip of the rotor Motions were passed to: approve the
description of how any surety bond is vi. The timeframe for com- tem. The building permit application nance building that will contain emer- blade at its highest point. July 11th minutes, approve ditching
applied to the decommissioning pro- pletion of decommissioning activities. shall be accompanied by deliverables gency contact information. Signage IEC: The International on Sullivan Road near Hackman Road
cess; 6. COMPLAINT RESOLUTION. including the following: placed at the road access shall be used Electrotechnical Commission. The
(g) Complaint Resolution. a. The Solar Energy Facility A. An approved site plan show- to warn visitors about potential dan- IEC is the leading global organization
Description of the complaint resolu- Applicant shall submit a detailed, ing location, dimensions, and types of ger from electrical equipment and that prepares and publishes inter- LEGALS Page 19-A

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Editor’s note: The fol- St.)
~ Wanda Sans, 90 ~ lowing is a compilation of
activity and reports from
•17:06 Liquor
Inspection (300 block E.
Wanda Sans, age 90, of daughters, Miriam in death by her husband, area police departments: Capac Rd.)
Imlay City, Michigan, died (Timothy) Hill of Imlay Fred Sans; her siblings, •19:42 Welfare Check
Tuesday, September 4, City, MI and Lois Brinker Iola Mae, Marlene, Lu In Imlay City: (1800 block S. Cedar St.)
2018 at Heatherton Place of Rochester Hills, MI; Elsie, Sonny and James; Police and emergency •21:43 Domestic (400
Assisted Living of Imlay four grandchildren, Amber and her great-nephew, Joe. responders responded to block Colonial Dr.)
City, MI. (Ryan) Schapman of The funeral will be dispatch calls for these inci- •Multiple traffic stops
Wanda Jean Burris was Attica, MI, Autumn (Mike) held at 11 a.m., Friday, dents, in addition to traffic were made throughout the
born October 11, 1927 in Belleville of Imlay City, September 7, 2018 at Muir stops. day.
Wichita Falls, Texas. She MI, Adam (Kristole) Hill Brothers Funeral Home of August 28
was the daughter of the of Imlay City, MI and Imlay City, 225 N. Main •04:50 Assist Almont
late Jesse and the late Vada Meagan Brinker of Street, Imlay City, MI. Police Dept with Domestic In Lapeer County:
(Brown) Burris. Wanda Sterling Hgts., MI; eight Pastor Rodney Sanderson- (300 block S. Bristol St.) Complaints handled by
grew up and attended great-grandchildren, Evan, Smith will officiate. •07:22-07:42 Monitor the Lapeer County Sheriff’s
school in Texas. She mar- Lucas, Aubrey, Summer, The family will be Traffic (Middle School) Department, in addition to
ried Charles Frederick Imlay City, MI as a clerk Sara, Ty, Brock and available for visitation 6-8 •11:32 Unwanted Guest traffic stops:
Sans on November 5, 1943 and steam press operator. Roman; her special niece, p.m., Thursday, September (300 block W. Capac Rd.) August 28
in Decatur, Texas. Charles Wanda was a member Mary Hartenberger of 6 and 10-11 a.m. Friday, •14:12 Family Dispute •personal injury acci-
and Wanda moved to the of the Imlay City Rockford, IL; four great- September 7 at Muir (600 block Cambridge Ln.) dent on eastbound I-69 in
Imlay City area in the late American Legion Ladies nephews, Steve, Mike, Bill Brothers Funeral Home of •21:16 Motorist Assist Attica Twp.
1940s and she has lived in Auxillary, Imlay City and Gregg; and her care- Imlay City. for LCSO (N. Van Dyke •welfare check on east-
Imlay City since then. She Order of the Eastern Star, giver, Natalie Pawlaczyk. Funeral arrangements Rd./Bowers Rd.) bound I-69 in Attica Twp.
was preceded in death by West Goodland United Special thanks to the were made by Muir •Multiple Traffic Stops •suspicious circum-
her husband, Charles, on Methodist Church and the caregivers and staff at Brothers Funeral Home of throughout the day stances in the 600 block of
November 16, 1992. Imlay City United Heatherton Place Assisted Imlay City. Please be sure August 29 East Dr. in Imlay Twp.
She was employed by Methodist Church. Living. to sign our online register •01:23 Suspicious •assault and battery in
Art Place Cleaners in She is survived by two Wanda was preceded at Person (W. Fourth St./N. the 600 block of Cambridge
Blacks Corners Rd.) Lane in Imlay City
•03:49 Welfare Check •suspicious circum-
~ James “Jim” Simpkins, 80 ~ for LCSO (1000 block N.
Van Dyke Rd.)
stances on Newark Rd. in
Attica Twp.
James “Jim” Simpkins, community from 1969 Deborah Davis (Daniel) of •07:19-08:01 Monitor •suspicious circum-
age 80, of Imlay City, until 1987, when they Belmont, MI and Michelle Traffic (Middle School) stances on S. Lake George
Michigan, passed away moved to Imlay City. Jim Nadrowski (Joe Raetz) of •11:49 Welfare Check Rd. in Attica Twp.
peacefully surrounded by owned and operated Jim’s Imlay City; and the apples (2000 block S. Almont •road hazard on Lum
his family and their love, TV and Memorable of his eye, his grandsons, Ave.) Rd. in Arcadia Twp.
admiration and respect on Images Photography Nicholas Davis and Shane •12:13 Welfare Check August 29
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Studio in Almont. He had Davis. Jim was preceded (100 block Main St.) •welfare check in the
at McLaren Lapeer Region many hobbies throughout in death by his parents, •17:58 Alarm - 1000 block of N. Van Dyke
Hospital. He was born in his life, including model George and Geneta Cancelled (300 block N. Rd. in Goodland Twp.
Hadley, MI, raised in airplanes, fishing, photog- Simpkins. Cedar St.) •assist motorist on
Allenton, MI and attended raphy, nature, and building A Celebration of Life •19:45 Noise Complaint Imlay City Rd. in Attica
Milan High School. He model kits with his grand- will be held on Saturday, (100 block N. Almont Ave.) Twp.
married Mildred Kuhn on sons. September 8, 2018 at •21:21 Assist LCSO •suspicious circum-
October 1, 1961 and Jim was a former 12:00 p.m. at the Almont with Domestic (600 block stances in the 800 block of
counted their 56 years of member of the Almont Lions Hall at the Almont N. Van Dyke Rd.) N. Youngs Rd. in Attica
marriage as his greatest Lions Club and the Almont Village Park, 222 Water •Multiple Traffic Stops Twp.
blessing in life. Village Park Board; was a Street, Almont, MI 48003. throughout the day August 30
He proudly served in Cub Scout Cubmaster, a In lieu of flowers, please August 30 •property damage traf-
the United States Navy Deacon at Almont consider a donation to •08:09 Private Property fic crash in the 4300 block
from 1955 - 1958. Jim Congregational Church Paws With A Cause, an Damage Accident (600 of E. Dryden Rd. in Dryden
supported the NASA pro- and an Assistant Naturalist in raising a family based organization that Jim block Industrial Pkwy) Twp.
gram through the Chrysler at Seven Ponds Nature on his principles of truth, admired and supported that •13:15 Assault & •assist citizen in the
Corporation in Mississippi Center; was an Ordinance hard work and patriotism. trains Assistance Dogs for Battery (1000 block Norlin 1800 block of S. Five Lakes
and Louisiana by building Enforcement Officer in He always felt “rich” when people with disabilities at Dr.) Rd. in Attica Twp.
rocket boosters from 1962- Almont Township; and a his cupboards and gas tank 4646 South Division, •15:40 Incorrigible •animal complaint in
1969, followed by being a proud member of the were both full, because Wayland, MI 49348 or Minor (N. Cedar St./E. the 1800 block of S. Five
General Foreman at the Lapeer County Tea Party. that meant he could feed Capac Rd.) Lakes Rd. in Attica Twp.
Chrysler Hamtramck One of his greatest his family and get to work! Please consider sharing •18:27 Suspicious •misdemeanor arrest
Assembly Plant. Jim and treasures in life was his He is survived by his condolences and memories Circumstance (300 block S. warrant in the 5100 block
his family lived in and family, especially his loving wife, Mildred with the family at muir- Cedar St.) of Hunters Creek Rd. in
were active in the Almont grandsons. He took pride Simpkins; two daughters, •21:20 Suspicious Attica Twp.
Persons (200 block E. August 31
Second St.) •suspicious circum-
•Multiple Traffic Stops stances in the 300 block of
~ Gilbert Leon Cain, Jr., 53 ~ throughout the day N. Summers Rd.
August 31 •assist other law
Gilbert Leon Cain, Jr., and many other sports, NC, Justin Cain of •11:13 Motorist Assist enforcement on Rochester
53 of Lapeer passed away playing pool and espe- Oscoda, MI, Ashley (1900 block S. Cedar St.) Rd. in Dryden Twp.
Friday, August 24, 2018 cially loved fishing and Koper of Lapeer, MI and •11:36 Welfare Check •open buildings on S.
in his home surrounded hunting snapping turtles Nathan Koper of (100 block Handley St.) Lake Pleasant Rd. in Attica
by family after his long and spending time with Kingston, MI; his sisters, •15:06 Road Rage Twp.
battle with cancer. family and friends. Candi Cain of Au Gres, (1900 block S. Cedar St.) •animal complaint in
He was born May 14, Gilbert is survived by MI and Cheryl Cain of •21:11 Private Property the 3900 block of Welch
1965 in Lapeer to Gilbert, his beloved wife, Brenda; Belen, NM; and two Accident (400 block Rd. in Arcadia Twp.
Sr. and Carole his mother, Carole especially loved grand- Bancroft St.) •alarms in the 6800
(Woodworth) Cain. He (Doug) Nelson of Au children, Leo Cain and •22:29 Neighbor block of Weyer Rd. in Imlay
married Brenda (Bilicki) Gres, MI; his beloved Lucy Cain. Trouble (600 block Twp.
Cain November 6, 2006. children, Gilbert Cain III Gilbert was preceded Cambridge Ln.) •found property in the
Gilbert loved watching (Autumn Fletcher) of in death by his dad, •Multiple traffic stops 600 block of N. Lake
football and playing fan- Washington Twp, MI, Gilbert Cain, Sr. in 2004, were made throughout the Pleasant Rd. in Attica Twp.
tasy football with friends Amber Cain of Mt. Holly, a Korean War Veteran. day. •assist motorist on N.
September 1 Lake George Rd. in Attica
•11:01 Larceny (600 Twp.
~ Patricia M. Martin, 75 ~ block Cambridge Ln.) Sept. 1
•21:22 Fireworks (100 •vehicle off the road-
Patricia M. Martin, age (David), Dennis (Tina) made to McLaren Hospice. block W. Capac Rd.) way on eastbound I-69 in
75, of Attica died Barry (Erica), Marti (Joe), The family extends a spe- •Multiple traffic stops Attica Twp.
September 1, 2018 at Shawn (Nancy), Shannon cial thank you to the staff of were made throughout the •alarms in the 4400
McLaren - Lapeer Region (Craig), Paddy (Alice), the Pines of Lapeer, and day. block of Imlay City Rd. in
with her family beside her. Terry (Vicki), Bronwyn staff of McLaren - Lapeer September 2 Attica Twp.
Patricia was born (Bill), Cullin (Jackie) and Region and McLaren •00:04 Assist Lapeer •family trouble in the
December 1, 1942 in Heather; and was a special Hospice for their care and County Sheriff Department 3200 block of Imlay City
Detroit, Michigan to the late nana and grandma to many support. (Churchill Rd./Burnside Rd. in Attica Twp.
Russel and Sophia Burdick. grandchildren and great- Arrangements entrusted Rd.) •alarms in the 4200
She enjoyed gardening and grandchildren. to Jansen Family Funeral •01:06 Ambulance block of Bowers Rd. in
spending time with her fam- Cremation has taken Home - Columbiaville. Assist (500 block S. Cedar Arcadia Twp.
ily. place, and a private family Share memories, condolenc- St.) Sept. 2
Patricia is survived by memorial will take place. es, and pictures online with •06:28 Suspicious •sick care for medical in
her husband, Robert; chil- Memorial contributions in the family at www.jansen Person (2000 block S. the 500 block of S. Cedar
dren, Lauren, Sharron memory of Patricia may be Cedar St.) St. in Imlay City
•10:12 Landlord/Tenant •assist other law
Dispute (300 block N. enforcement in the 200
Almont Ave.) block of W. St. Clair St. in

To share one of these obituaries

•12:43 Suspicious Almont
Person (1900 block S. •assist motorist on east-
Cedar St.) bound I-69 in Attica Twp.
•17:41 Indecent •assault in the 170 block

with a friend or a loved one

Exposure (1800 block S. of S. Lake Pleasant Rd. in
Cedar St.) Attica Twp.
•21:07 Operating While Sept. 3
Intoxicated (700 block S. •larceny in the 600
Cedar St.) block of N. Van Dyke Rd.


•Multiple traffic stops in Imlay Twp.
were made throughout the •abandoned auto on
day. Kidder Rd. in Almont Twp.
September 3 •alarms in the 200 block
•01:29 Suspicious of E. St. Clair St. in Almont
Person (N. Blacks Corners •property damage acci-
Rd./Attica Rd.) dent in the 600 block of N.
•09:27 Assist Lapeer Van Dyke Rd. in Imlay
County Sheriff Department Twp.
(S. Cedar St./Newark Rd.) •alarms in the 4400
•10:54 Welfare Check block of Imlay City Rd. in
(1800 block S. Cedar St.) Attica Twp.
•13:57 Ambulance
Assist (500 block N. Cedar

Rural Lifestyles

Apple season is here!

Bountiful crop produces from July through
October at Almont’s Brookwood Fruit Farm
By Maria Brown tomers are clamoring for that quintessential fall trip
to the orchard.
ALMONT TWP. — Locals’ appetite for
While the debate rages on apples typically starts once
about how soon is too soon those early, fresh fruits get
for the onslaught of pump- put in a homemade fund-
kin spice anything, that raiser pie or appear in a
other fall favorite—apple— cafeteria line.
is coming on strong and in “Some of our apples go
it’s purest form. In fact, the to schools for their hot
2018 apple season started lunch programs. Kids go

Photo by Maria Brown

back in late July for Will home and tell their parents
and Chuck Bristol of about it and that seems to
Brookwood Fruit Farm. be when we see an uptick in
While produce stands sales,” Will said.
were just starting to stock Paula Red is an early On Friday, Will and
sweet corn and tomatoes, season, all purpose Chuck made a delivery of Will and Chuck Bristol inspect McIntosh trees that will be ready for
the son-father team and apple now available. Paula Reds to Rochester u-pick customers later this month at their Almont Township orchard.
their employees were where the local senior citi-
already harvesting one of Brookwood’s assistant zens center would turn and the quality looks good store their crop in two cool- Brookwood Fruit Farm
the earliest apple varieties manager said. them into pies as part of a again,” Will said. ers, each capable of holding is open daily from 9 a.m. to
from their orchards, Lodi. Other varieties that fundraiser. In order to keep those 5,000 bushels each. 5 p.m.
Now through late October, have already been harvest- This Friday, Sept. 7, apples fresh and provide a Starting around Sept. Visit their website at
apples will be ready for ed include early McIntosh Brookwood’s u-pick season variety for customers to 14, they’ll start selling cider www.brookwoodfruitfarm.
picking at their Bordman varieties, Tydeman’s Red will officially begin. That’s choose from in the coming made from their own com to see an anticipated
Road orchard. That’s due to and Paula Red. when their first big crop, weeks, the Bristols will apples. harvest schedule.
the fact that Brookwood is “We picked our fifth, the Gala variety, will be
home to more than 50 vari- sixth and seventh varieties ready.
eties of apples—53 to be already this year,” Chuck “For us, once u-pick
exact. said on Friday. starts that’s when it gets
into a lot people’s minds,”
Will said.
Also due to be available
in September are Ginger
Gold, Zestar and McIntosh,
Cortland, Jonathan and
“Our biggest in-season
demand is the first to sec-
ond week in October. That’s
when Northern Spies start.
Also coming in then is
Honeycrisp, Jonagolds and
Fujis,” Will said.

Photo by Maria Brown

The Bristols grow a
variety of Spy apples which
are ideal for making pies.
Besides selling in-person to
customers, many of those
apples will be shipped out Signage and employees help customers select from the 50-plus varieties
too. of apples grown at the five-generation farm on Bordman Road.
Some of those Spy trees
have been in production
since the 1960s when Will’s
great-grandfather planted
them, but the newer variet-
ies that consumers request
Photo by Maria Brown

are also coming into their

own, especially Honeycrisp
and other fresh-eating
kinds, like Snowcrisp and
Brookwood Fruit Farm is home to decades-old No matter the type or
varieties and newer types of apples, like time of harvest, the 2018
Honeycrisp, shown here, which should pro- harvest is expected to be
duce a bountiful crop. large.
“Last year we were
down in quantity–30-40
“Some parts of the start Although it’s still officially percent of normal–but the
are ahead of normal for summer on the calendar quality was excellent. This
maturity but our farm is and summer-like weather year, we’re right back up to
right on it’s normal picking has persisted, Will said it normal. In fact, we expect a
schedule,” Will, won’t be long before cus- crop around 110 percent
Photo by Maria Brown

Crates stand ready to hold what should be a bigger than average harvest
in 2018. After picking, Brookwood’s apple are stored in two coolers with
a 5,000 bushel capacity each.

August 28-Sept. 3
Weather almanac Weather data courtesy of
Lapeer station Emmett station
Minimum temp. Minimum temp. Growing
52.6 on Thurday, 30th 48.5 on Friday, 31st degree days are
Maximum temp. Maximum temp. accumulated
89 on Tuesday, 28th 85.3 on Sunday, 2nd from March 1
Rainfall Rainfall and forecast
1.2 inches .95 inches through
Growing Degree Days for Growing Degree Days for Sept. 10.
corn development: corn development:
Current: 2,407 Current: 2,307
Forecast: 2,544 Forecast: 2,424

Family, friends host spaghetti Dinner to benefit Mark Delong

Sept. 9 event includes silent auction ghetti dinner and bid on
items in the silent auction.
H e n r y
at spent three weeks at
in his church and commu-
nity, and is the co-owner of
By Catherine Minolli A Spaghetti Dinner and Admission is a free will F o r d Specialized Acute Care for Floyd Delong & Son Silent Auction Benefit is offering. All are welcome Hospital, daily rehabilitation. Delong Excavating.
planned for Sunday, to attend. where he was able to return home on For more information
TRI-CITY AREA — September 9 at Hunters In April, Delong was remained July 19, and he continues or to make a monetary
Family and friends of Mark Creek Community Church, admitted to the hospital for four to recuperate with daily donation contact Lori
Delong are rallying to help 2471 Metamora Road, and underwent surgery for w e e k s physical therapy and home Taylor at 810-441-1213 or
him as he recuperates from Lapeer. pancreatic cancer. Six fighting to Mark health care. email delongfundraiser@
a months-long battle with From noon to 4 p.m., weeks later, he was airlift- r e c o v e r. Delong A husband and father to donate an
pancreatic cancer. visitors can enjoy a spa- ed to the Intensive Care He then of three, Delong is active item for the silent auction.

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Celebrate Rally Day at Family of Christ

All welcome to attend Sept. 16 event at Imlay church
By Catherine Minolli begins at 9:15 a.m. with loons and more. All are Bible study with Pastor welcome to join in the cel-
Dave Hoffman on The ebration and fun.
IMLAY CITY — Book of Acts. Worship ser- The Family of Christ
Families, friends and vice follows at 10:30 a.m., Lutheran Church is located

Photo provided
neighbors are invited to along with Children’s at 7191 Imlay City Road
‘Rally Day 2018’ at the Sunday School. (Old M-21), Imlay City.
Family of Christ Lutheran Following the worship For more information call
Variety of giveaways distributed at last year’s Rally Day at Family of Church slated for Sunday, service, visitors will enjoy the church at 810-724-
Christ Lutheran Church. This year’s event will be held Sept. 16. September 16. The event free ice cream, candy, bal- 2620.

Heritage Fest Welcome . . .

the classics
Register now for
Almont DDA
September 7 , 8 , & 9 th th th
‘Classic Car Show’
for Sept. 15th Friday On a farm, you
By Tom Wearing
5pm-9pm don’t work 9 to 5.
611 Industrial Parkway Dr. Neither do we.
Imlay City, MI 48444
ALMONT — There’s On a independent
Let a local farm, you agent help you
only about five weeks until
the Almont Heritage Phone: 810-724-7400 don’t work 9 to 5.
cover all you’ve worked so hard to build.

Festival returns to town on

Sept. 14-15.
But there’s still time
Fax: 810-724-7404 9am-7pm Neither do we.
for the owners of vintage Almont: 810-673-3334 Let a local independent agent help you

cover all you’ve worked so hard to build.
cars and trucks to register
for the 2018 Classic Car
Show in downtown
The participation fee is
just $15 for those who reg-
ister by Saturday, Sept. 1,
and increases to $20 on the YOUR HOMETOWN
day of the show. Eastern THE BEST LOCAL
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Judging begins at noon Imlay City (810) 724-8600
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The event will feature a
DJ playing the popular hits
of the 1950s and 1960s
Checks may be made
out to Almont DDA, c/o
Paul Urbanczyk, 79921
Scottish Hills Drive,

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Romeo, MI 48965.
The Classic Car Show
will take place rain or
shine, with entrance at the

corner of East St. Clair and

Bristol streets. There will
be no entrance to the show
from Van Dyke (M-53).

For questions or more
information about the
Heritage Festival or the

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ICCS off to a great start

New staff, program, and many plans at Christian school
By Maria Brown ment of teacher Melanie ers in all our other class- Kampman, who “wore rooms too,” Hibbler said.
multiple hats,” the school Chelsea Hibbler teach-
IMLAY CITY — hired two new staffers, es 7th-8th grade while
Students and staff at Imlay Kayla Wolf and Randy Abbey Berger transitioned
City Christian School got a Wilkins. from the 5th-6th grade
head start on the 2018-19 Wolf, a native of position last year to the
school year, reporting for Michigan, who most 3rd-4th grade classroom
the first day of classes on recently taught in Virginia, this year. Stacy Ray is in
August 21. Now already in was tapped as the school’s the junior kindergarten and

Website photo
their third week, Principal new 5th-6th grade instruc- kindergarten classroom.
Karen Hibbler said every- tor. Colleen Martin, who is the
one is well on their way to Wilkins is the school’s school’s secretary, does
another exciting year. new physical education double duty teaching Bible Fifth and sixth grade students get settled into their classroom for the
Hibbler said the school teacher. for middle school students. first day of classes at the Imlay City Christian School last month.
Sally Cutler returns as the
music and fine arts instruc-
tor. In addition to serving as House in Almont Twp,

Clothing giveaway this Sat.

principal, Karen Hibbler, courtesy of Steve Francis.
teaches 1st and 2nd grades. Also in September, the
This year, middle school will start taking
schoolers have the chance Lawry’s Pasty orders for CAPAC — A free clothing giveaway will take
to take a class in American their annual fundraiser. The place this Saturday, Sept. 8, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at
Sign Language as part of authentic pasties, made in St. John’s Lutheran Church.
the school’s elective offer- Marquette, will be deliv- Clothes of all sizes will be available at no cost to
ings. Retired Imlay City ered in October. Come the community.
Schools’ teacher Jan November, they’ll host A free lunch will also be provided.
Kapustka started teaching their annual Turkey Trot St. John’s Lutheran Church is located at 109 E.
sign language to some of run/walk. Kempf Ct. For more information, call the church at
the school’s younger stu- “That’s been a great (810) 395-7557.
dents as an extra activity race for us and has grown
but this year, older students in participants every year,”
Website photo

can study it in earnest.

“It’s a great option
Hibbler said.
She said school staff Busker Fest Committee
because it’s a unique lan-
guage and gives our kids
and families are continually
grateful for the communi-
to meet Sept. 13
New teacher Kayla Wolf greets student Sam
Schoenherr on the first day of school in another career opportunity ty’s support. They rounded IMLAY CITY — If you have an interest in help-
August. that they might not have out the last school year with ing to plan or be a volunteer for next year’s Michigan
considered,” Hibbler said. a wildly successful spring Busker Fest, mark Thursday, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. on
Outside of the school auction and trust that they’ll your calendar. On that date and at that time, the
was happy to welcome new “He helped us out last year day, staff and families have have another great fund- 2019 Busker Fest Committee will meet again at the
families and staff over the with some activities and we many plans for the fall. raising year. Imlay City Hall. Next year’s Michigan Busker Fest,
summer. Sixteen new stu- were thrilled to offer him On Sept. 14, they’ll “God is amazingly sponsored by the Imlay City Chamber of Commerce,
dents came to the Imlay the position this year,” come together for a Back to faithful,” she said has been scheduled for June 14-15, 2019. For further
City Christian School this Hibbler said. School picnic at the Attica To learn more about the information, call Imlay City Area Chamber of
summer and the school’s Wilkins is also the pas- Township Park. One Imlay City Christian Commerce Event Planner Shannon Hamel at 810-
lower grades are almost at tor of Imlay City’s Church Saturday in September, School, call them at (810) 724-1361. For more information about the festival
capacity. of the Nazarene. they’ll host a farmers mar- 724-5695 or find them visit
Following the retire- “We have great teach- ket at the Country Smoke online at

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at a cost of $5040, pay the August
bills, approve the June Treasurer’s
report as submitted, approve the July
Treasurer’s report as submitted, have
John L. Lengemann
Attorney at Law
Morrice, Lengemann & Miller P.C.
202 East Third Street
by selling the property described
below at a public auction to the high-
est bidder. The sale will be held on
September 19, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. local
ning S00° 19’40”E 1320.23 ft along
the W Section line, and N88°08’50”E
1307.03 ft, and S00°13’18”E 1264.92
ft from the NW corner of said Section
Professional Directory
the building inspector check out a Imlay City, MI 48444 time at the main entrance to the 22; thence continuing S00°13’18”E

possible occupancy violation in a 12 x 810-724-2565 Lapeer County Court Facility, 255 66.04 ft to a point on the E-W 1/4 line
12 shed located on 16296 Donald 36-1 Clay Street, Lapeer, Michigan, that from the NW corner of said Section
Road, adjourn the meeting at 9:00 being the place of holding Circuit 22 (said point being S87° 52’16”W
p.m. MORTGAGE Court for Lapeer County, Michigan. 1312.28 ft from the Center of Section

A complete copy of the minutes The property will be sold to pay the 22); thence N87°52’16”E 983.45 ft
can be viewed on the Township’s SALE amount then due on the Mortgage, along the E-W 1/4 line; thence N00°
website or THIS FIRM IS A DEBT including interest, legal costs, attor- 13’18”W 66.03 ft; thence
at the Mussey Township Hall located COLLECTOR ney fees and any taxes or insurance S87°52’16”W 983.11 ft parallel with
at 135 N Main Street during regular ATTEMPTING TO which may be paid by the mortgagee the E-W 1/4 line to the point of begin- B E E R • W I N E • L O T TO
business hours. COLLECT A DEBT. before the sale. ning. Store Hours: Monday thru Saturday 9:00 am to 9:00 pm;
Sheila McDonald, Clerk The property to be sold is locat- commonly known as 5282 Millis
ANY INFORMATION Sunday 12 Noon to 5:00 pm
36-1 ed in the Township of Deerfield, Road, North Branch, MI 48461
OBTAINED WILL BE County of Lapeer, Michigan and is tax i.d. 44-006-022-019-29 Pharmacy Hours: Monday thru Friday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm;
described as: If the property described in this
Saturday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm; Closed Sunday
136 N. MAIN ST. 810-395-2336
Part of the NW 1/4 of Section notice is sold at a foreclosure sale,
CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that 22, T9N, R10E, Deerfield Twp., then under MCL 600.3278, the
The Settlor, Luella Hampton, Default has occurred in a Mortgage Lapeer Co., Michigan, described as Mortgagor(s) will be held responsible
DOB 19 September 1931, died 10 given by Scott G. Sandor, an unmar- beginning S00° 19’40”E 1320.23 ft to the buyer of the property at the
June 2018. Thee is no personal repre- ried man, mortgagor, to Independent along the W Section line, and foreclosure sale, or to the Mortgage
sentative of the Settlor’s estate to Mortgage Co. East MI, which became N88°08’50”E 1307.03 ft, and holder, for damage done to the prop-


whom letters of administration have Independent Mortgage Co., a dis- S00°13’18”E 1330.92 ft to a point on erty during the redemption period.
been issued. solved Michigan corporation, and the E-W 1/4 line, and N87°52’16”E The redemption period will
CREDITORS of the decedent successor-by-merger to Independent 983.45 ft along the E-W 1/4 line from expire six (6) months after the date of
are notified that all claims against the Mortgage Co. East MI, as assigned to the NW corner of said Section 22; the foreclosure sale, unless the prop-
Luella Hampton Living Trust Independent Bank, a Michigan bank- thence continuing along said E-W 1/4 erty is determined abandoned under
Agreement dated 3 April 2001, as ing corporation, mortgagee. The line N87° 52’16”E 328.83 ft to the MCL 600.3241a, in which case the
Mortgage is dated December 27,
amended; will be forever barred center of said Section 22; thence redemption period will expire 30 days
unless presented to either Linda 2006, and was recorded on January 5, N00°30’18”W 662.22 ft along the after the date of the foreclosure sale,
2007, in Liber 2228, on page 664 of
$7.00 PER WEEK $6.50 PER WEEK
Green, 47256 Eldon Dr., Shelby Twp., N-S 1/4 line; thence S88° 00’31”W or when the time to provide notice
MI 48317 or Jerry Hampton, 1565 the Lapeer County records and subject 328.81 ft; thence S00°30’18”E 663.01 under MCL 600.3241a(c) expires,
Hull St. N.E., Sparta, MI 49345, co- to an Assignment of Mortgage record- ft parallel with the N-S 1/4 line to the whichever is later.
trustees, within four (4) months of
ed at Liber 2725, Page 922. The bal-
ance owing on the Mortgage as of the
point of beginning. Together with a
66 ft wide easement for ingress-egress
NOTICE is further given that
the Trust will thereafter be assigned
date of this Notice is $96,665.86,
including interest at 5.625% per year
variable. The Mortgage contains a
purposes as described in “Ingress-
Egress Easement”.
Dated: August 7, 2018
By: Henry L. Knier, Jr. (P46393) $6.00 PER WEEK
and distributed to the persons entitled INGRESS-EGRESS Attorney for Independent Bank,


to it. power of sale clause and no proceed- EASEMENT: Mortgagee
30 August 2018 ings have been instituted to recover Part of the NW 1/4 of Section 22, 900 Washington Ave., P.O. Box 219
John L. Lengemann any part of the debt owing. T9N, R10E, Deerfield Twp., Lapeer Bay City, MI 48707 - (989) 892-4574

Attorney for Co-Trustees The Mortgage will be foreclosed Co., Michigan, described as begin- 33-4

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

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By Kevin Kissane
Tri-City Times Sports Editor

DRYDEN — Dryden High

School approved Loraine
Brinker as its new athletic direc-

Photo by Kevin Kissane

tor at a board meeting recently.
It will be the first time
Brinker, an Imlay City High
School graduate, will serve in
this capacity.
She takes
Almont’s Jack Paupert looks to elude an Imlay City defender Lonnie Wolford during Thursday’s BWAC confrontation. over the job

Raiders roll past the Spartans

from David
Zauner, who
stepped down at
the completion of
last school year.

Almont proves too strong for Imlay City, 49-0

“I am looking Brinker
forward to the
job,” Brinker,
By Kevin Kissane who taught previously in the
Tri-City Times Sports Editor Flint school system before
switching to Dryden a year ago,
TRI-CITY AREA — remarked. “Both the staff and
Almont handed host Imlay City students have made me feel wel-
a 49-0 setback in a Blue Water come here since I arrived,” she
Area Conference varsity foot- emphasized.
ball meeting last Thursday Brinker said is looking for-
night. ward to the 2018-19 school year.
With the result, Almont “We are a community first
goes to 2-0 overall and 1-0 and foremost,” Brinker stated.
when pitted against Blue Water “It is a goal of ours to work
Area Conference rivals. Imlay together to produce programs
City slips to 0-2 this season, that have a positive impact,” she
including a 0-1 league standing. noted.
“The boys were excited “I am glad to have the oppor-
about opening conference play tunity to help us reach that goal.
with the Imlay City Spartans Working together will help us
this year,” Almont Coach James make that happen.”
Photo by Kevin Kissane

Leusby said. “Many of our

players have friends and rela-
tives from over there or friends
that attend the school and that
seems to bring out the best in
our players,” he noted.
Imlay City’s Kyle Kulin follows his blockers in a game versus BWAC rival Almont last
Raiders page 4-B Thursday. Almont won the game 49-0.

Dryden gets first

taste of victory
Cardinals force six turnovers Brandi Kautz, of Almont,

on way to 24-12 win over IAF

sinks a putt during a recent
By Kevin Kissane spotted International Academy of
Tri-City Times Sports Editor Flint a 6-0 edge after one quarter
was over with. Almont on
Photo by Kevin Kissane

DRYDEN — Dryden earned a Dryden bounced back with a

top again
24-12 win against visiting 14-0 second quarter advantage,
International Academy of Flint in a good enough to go up 14-6 at the
non-league varsity football encoun- halftime break.
ter last Thursday night. The third quarter would see
Imlay City’s James Roulo (#11) controls a pass With the outcome, Dryden raises Dryden add two points to their total By Kevin Kissane
during a BWAC game with Yale last week. its mark to 1-1 overall. and International Academy of Flint Tri-City Times Sports Editor
International Academy of Flint falls produce none, leaving the former
Imlay holds off Yale, 3-1 to 0-2 this season. ahead 16-6 with 36 minutes gone. TRI-CITY AREA — The
Durability. “We played a great game defen- Dryden would outscore Almont and Imlay City girls’
golf teams took first and fourth,
sively,” Dryden Coach Al International Academy of Flint 8-6
By Kevin Kissane
confrontation last Hutchinson said. “It was hard hit- the rest of the way, finishing off a respectively, at a Blue Water
ting and aggressive,” he empha- 24-12 win. Area Conference Invitational on
Tri-City Times Sports Editor Wednesday. Monday, August 26.
In Wednesday’s con- sized. The victorious Dryden side gen-
IMLAY CITY — “Offensively we made a lot of erated their 24-point output aided by Willow Tree Golf Course, in
frontation, Imlay City Melvin, served as the tourna-
Imlay City returned from grabbed a 2-1 edge at the mistakes but we will correct them a Jack Kaplan 25-yard touchdown
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Boys’ Cross Country

Dryden boys are third at Brown City

By Kevin Kissane They were followed by Sandusky, North Huron, 13th, 18:51.99; Andrew
Tri-City Times Sports Editor Sandusky (78 points), Marlette, Peck, Port Huron Sisler, 53rd, 20:50.98; and
Dryden (116), Cass City Northern and Brown City Reed Hall, 57th, 21:11.99.
TRI-CITY AREA — (136), Port Huron (140), also sent runners to the Charlie Aldrich, 17th,
The Dryden and Capac Memphis (178), Capac starting-line but did not 19:14.13; paced Capac. He
boys’ cross country teams (178), Deckerville (194), field complete squads. was backed by Hank
pulled up third and sev- Birch Run (208), Brenden Knuth, sec- Barker, 34th, 20:06.54;
enth, respectively, last Marysville (224), ond, 17:36.4; led Dryden Logan Swantek, 37th,
Thursday at the Brown Richmond (248), Landmark that day. The Cardinals 20:16.52; Ben Rodriguez,
City Invitational. Academy (261) and also counted results from 47th, 20:36.75; and Max
Cros-Lex (68 points) Algonac (379). Ethan Rozanski, fourth, Frangedakis, 86th,
paced the field assembled. Millington, Richmond, 17:43.69; Ronny Hudson, 22:29.12.

Almont boys take ninth at Corunna

By Kevin Kissane team claimed ninth among Caro (49 points) topped counted results from Mat
Tri-City Times Sports Editor medium division schools at the standings at meet’s end. Dwyer, 59th, 21:19.54;
the Corunna Earlybird Jackson Brown, 13th, Lucas Leid, 21:27.56; Lucas
ALMONT — The Invitational on Tuesday, 18:15.99; led Almont that Webster, 67th, 21:50.06; and
Almont boys’ cross country August 28. day. The Raiders also Luke Owens, 75th, 22:22.4.

Spartan boys compete at Oakland

Photo by Kevin Kissane

IMLAY CITY — The 18th at the Oakland Evan Schapman led He was backed by Avery
Imlay City boys’ cross University Invitational Imlay City that day. Whitney, 98th, 15:03.1;
country team wound up last Friday. Schapman supplied a Holden Redd, 129th,
14:36.4 clocking for 15:55; Dean Aune, 136th; Dryden’s Ethan Rozanski (R) sprints to the
Bring Your Friends Out to . . . the 2.5 mile race, and Colin Heeke, 142nd, finish-line last Thursday at the Brown City

paving the way to a 69th. 16:14. Invite. Girls’ Cross Country

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Sunday, September 23 Tri-City Times Sports Editor City (196) Algonac (97), Norman, 20th, 23:30.20; to the starting-line but
Deckerville (240), Port Maria Ryan, 26th, did not field complete
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The Dryden girls’ cross Marlette (257), Landmark DeVlaminck, 52nd, Lilly Rodriguez, 13th,
Men’s & Women’s country squad obtained a
fourth-place showing last
Academy (287) and North
Huron (296).
26:16.52; and Josie
Carpenter, 58th, 26:44.96.
22:52.18; paced Capac’s
two-runner contingent.
Bowling Leagues Thursday at the Brown
City Invitational.
Hannah Peyerk, 18th,
23:19.25; led Dryden
Capac, Algonac, Peck,
Millington, Sandusky,
Gracie Barker, 115th,
34:20.43; also represented
Now Forming Cros-Lex (43 points)
took team honors that
that day. She was Memphis and North the Chiefs.

day. They were followed

by Marysville (61 points),
Birch Run (134), Dryden
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Dryden’s Teagan Norman (middle) and Hannah Peyerk (R) step up the
pace at the Brown City Invitational last Thursday.

Raider girls seventh at Corunna

ALMONT — The Flint Powers (52 was backed by Molly
Almont girls’ cross country points) took team honors Kline, 33rd 24:05.66;
team wound up seventh that day. Katrina Kline, 35th,
among medium division Emily Kwierant, 25th, 24:14.04; Heather Fitchett,
schools at the Corunna 23:29.13; logged the swift- 62nd, 26:38.63; and Erica
Earlybird Invitational on est Almont clocking. She Bailey, 64th, 26:52.8.
Tuesday, August 28.

Spartans race to
Isn’t it time for a round of golf? ninth at Oakland
By Kevin Kissane Imlay City day. Her time
Tri-City Times Sports Editor of 16:34.8 for the 2.5 mile
race paid off with an 18th.
IMLAY CITY — The The Spartans also counted
Imlay City girls’ cross results from Mary
country team pulled up Lengemann, 33rd, 17:04.7;
ninth at the Oakland Sydney Kapushinski, 54th,
University Invite last 17:42.3; McKinzie Winget,
Friday. 62nd, 17:55.9; and Sarah
Jessica Denver led Hubbard, 67th, 18:01.3.

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Dryden nets victory over Memphis

By Kevin Kissane varsity volleyball encoun- points, respectively, to the Boettcher (four),
Tri-City Times Sports Editor
ter on Tuesday, August 28. Cardinals’ cause. Poirier and Daoud (three
Ally Sobek and Jordan Erin Boettcher (six), each) plus Alissa Hurd and
DRYDEN — Dryden Peters led Dryden with 13 Kelli Schenkel (four) and Peters (one each) account-
netted a 25-16, 25-6, 25-9 service points apiece. Madison Stofcheck (three) ed for Dryden’s digs.
win against visiting Natalie Poirier and Alyssa furnished Dryden’s top kill Dryden also received
Memphis in a non-league Daoud added 11 and nine totals. one block from Schenkel.

Dryden’s Ally
Sobek (R)
battles a
Memphis foe
at the net
during a
matchup last

Photo by Kevin Kissane

Capac falls versus GTC volleyball foe

Photo by Kevin Kissane

By Kevin Kissane varsity volleyball clash last (six), McKennah Hopkins responsibilities that evening.
Tri-City Times Sports Editor Wednesday night. (five), Aubree Smith (three), She was credited with 14
Shelby Husovsky col- Meriah Mason (two) and assists.
CAPAC — Capac fell lected 21 digs and Izabelle Alexis Bruman (one). Hull (seven), Dean Dryden’s Ella Kage serves the ball during a
by a 16-25, 12-25, 22-25 Amador supplied 16 to lead Dean registered the lone (five), Mason (four), match versus Memphis last week.
count to host Harbor Beach Capac. They were backed Capac block. Bruman (three) and Hopkins

Athlete of the Week

in a Greater Thumb by Ally Dean (12 digs), Sam Hopkins handled the (one) furnished Capac’s
Conference East Division Hull (seven), Fay Abdelnour bulk of Capac’s playmaking kills.


Imlay City, Liggett tie at four each

By Kevin Kissane August 28. third flight triumph; and Krahn and Ricky Guerrero
Tri-City Times Sports Editor In individual action, JonPaul Burns fell 0-6, 1-6 fell 2-6, 0-6 at second
Avery Whitney earned a at fourth singles. doubles; Brent Williams
IMLAY CITY — 6-0, 6-0 top flight win; As far as doubles play and Logan Stoldt dropped
Imlay City tied host Mitchell Allen picked up a was concerned, Logan a 0-6, 2-6 third flight ver-
University Liggett, 4-4, in 6-2, 6-4 victory at second Wilson and Ross Edson dict; plus Danny Logan
a non-league boys’ tennis singles; Jack Pierik claimed a 6-1, 6-0 win at and Lucas Gill fell 2-6, 2-6 Almont senior golf
matchup on Tuesday, obtained a 6-7, 6-0, 10-6 the top flight; Daniel at fourth doubles. Almont sophomore standout Lindsey
golf standout Brandi Albrecht shot a 43, help-
Kautz carded a 43, help- ing her team to a first at

Spartans are downed 7-1 by Powers ing her team place first at
a BWAC Tourney at
Willow Tree Golf Course
BWAC Tourney recently
at Willow Tree Golf
For her effort,
By Kevin Kissane In individual action, 3-6, 3-6 verdict at fourth fell 6-7, 6-7 at second dou- For her effort, Kautz Albrecht shares our
Tri-City Times Sports Editor Avery Whitney dropped a singles. bles; Brent Williams and shares our Girls’ Athlete Girls’ Athlete of the
4-6, 1-6 top flight verdict, As far as doubles play Logan Stoldt absorbed a of the Week honor. Week honor.
IMLAY CITY — Imlay Mitchell Allen fell 1-6, 4-6 was concerned, Logan 4-6, 4-6 third flight loss; Be sure to pick up your t-shirt at the Tri-City Times office.
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Rushing Interceptions Cherry (C) 1 1 1.0 North Branch 1-0 2-0
R Y Avg Kaplan (D) Richmond 1-0 1-1
STAT LEADERS Biggs (D) 22 167 7.6 DeLaurier (A) 1 Team Offense Yale 0-1 1-1
Cody (A) 10 165 16.5 Paupert (A) Algonac 0-1 0-2
1 G Yds Avg Armada 0-1 0-2
Touchdowns Paupert (A) 6 116 18.3 Dempz (A) 1
Rinke (A) 5Kaplan (D)
Mullins (IC)
21 116 6.5
16 92 5.8 Recoveries
2 892 446
1 331 331
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2 361 181
2 248 124
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Hellebuyck (A) 7 10 303 Navarro (C) 2 7 3.5 Marlette 1-0 1-1
Montney (C) 15 37 235 Sandzik (IC) 2 7 3.5
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Capac road trip to Caro ends in loss

By Kevin Kissane The middle two quar- successful extra point kick gets. Their ranks consist- a combined 30-yard loss.
Tri-City Times Sports Editor ters saw Caro generate 43 courtesy of Hellmuth) and ed of Hellmuth (four Omar Navarro (four
total points and Capac a Montney to Trevor Boers catches for 77 yards), solos and four assists),
CAPAC — Capac manage 14. That left them 15-yard touchdown pass Boers (two receptions for Sawyers (three solos and
absorbed a 57-14 loss to holding a 57-14 cushion (followed by an accurate 29 yards), Jake Sawyers five assists) and Ian
host Caro in a non-league after 36 minutes were extra point boot from (one catch for 14 yards) Kalmus (three solos and

varsity football game last elapsed. Hellmuth). and Brad Schaefer (one four assists) notched
Thursday night. That was followed by For the evening, catch for three yards). Capac’s top tackle out-
With the result, Caro a scoreless fourth quarter Montney connected on The Capac ground puts.
improves to 1-1 overall. of action as Caro would go eight of 13 pass plays for attack added five yards on Capac will look to

Capac falls to 0-2 this sea- on to emerge victorious. 123 yards as Capac’s quar- 24 totes. bounce back this Friday
son. Capac collected their terback. He threw one Individually, Bobby when it travels to Harbor
In Thursday’s game, 14-point total aided by a interception along the Grant (35 yards on four Beach for a Greater
Caro jumped out to a 14-0 Joe Montney to Jordan way. totes) supplied Capac’s Thumb Conference East
advantage after one quar- Hellmuth 27-yard touch- His successful tosses best numbers. The remain- Division clash. That clash Algonac at Almont
ter. down pass (followed by a went to four different tar- ing 20 Chief rushes netted is scheduled for 7 p.m. Imlay City at Cros-Lex

Almont will remain unbeaten this week

Capac at Harbor Beach
WMU at Michigan
MSU at Arizona State
After a slow start to Almont ute to play. Yale. column after stumbling a Kansas at CMU
the season, I am proud to approaches the Algonac gives it Imlay City knows that week ago. NY Jets at Detroit
say I went 2-1 this past clash coming off one final shot to the assignment that lies Capac hopes to bounce
week. a 49-0 road win regain the lead, but ahead of them is another back after dropping a
With three games slat- last Thursday is denied in that formidable one, but wel- 57-14 road setback to non- Kerry Klug
ed again, I plan to show against Blue pursuit as Almont comes the opportunity to league foe Caro last 6-3
improvement again and Water Area wins by a single prove they are a better Thursday. Almont
post a 3-0 showing during Conference foe point. ballclub than they have Harbor Beach, mean- Cros-Lex
Harbor Beach
week number three. Imlay City. Imlay City at shown thus far. while, will also look to Michigan
Here is a look at this Algonac, Cros-Lex I believe Imlay City bounce back after absorb-
week’s contests and the meanwhile, Kenny Pickett Imlay City enters shows some improvement ing a 20-14 overtime loss
teams I believe should win dropped a 24-21 their third contest this time out, scoring a cou- last Thursday at confer-
them: verdict to league looking to reverse ple of times in this contest. ence rival Marlette. Celery City
counterpart Richmond last their fortunes after start- However, it is the I will be the first to Charlie
Football... Thursday at home. ing the 2018 campaign Pioneers of Cros-Lex High admit I thought Harbor 5-4
Algonac at Almont This one, by all slowly. School that will secure a Beach, a perennial league Almont
Make no mistake accounts, should go down To date, Imlay City 30-12 victory here. powerhouse, would be Cros-Lex
Harbor Beach
about it this Friday’s Blue to the wire. I see it doing has been outscored by Friday’s contest list a 7 heading in to this one Michigan
Water Area Conference just that. 93-0 margin during weeks p.m. starting time. unbeaten. Arizona State
battle between Algonac I see Algonac taking a one and two combined. Capac at Harbor Beach I also thought Capac CMU
and host Almont at 7 p.m. 20-14 lead at the halftime They are coming off a This Friday, at 7 p.m, the would have been 1-1 at Detroit
is the game I would sug- break. 49-0 loss at home last Capac Chiefs and Harbor this point of this season.
gest seeing. After that, I see both Thursday against Blue Beach Pirates will collide at So, this game is a bit
Keil Jorgensen
And reason for attend- team’s defenses settling Water Area Conference Harbor Beach for the first puzzling to say the least. Almont
ing the is simple, it pits a down. rival Almont. time as Greater Thumb When in doubt go with Imlay City
pair of ballclubs that Then I see Almont Cros-Lex, on the other Conference East Division the home team. Harbor Harbor Beach
should be in the running mounting a comeback bid, hand, is looking good after opponents. Beach leaves the field Michigan
for league honors when all taking a narrow 21-20 rolling to a 42-0 road tri- Both teams will be with a 32-18 win against CMU
is said and done. edge with just over a min- umph against league foe looking to reach the win Capac. Detroit

Tom Schoen
Raiders: Almont proves too much for Imlay City, wins 49-0 5-4
from page 1-B liners. Harbor Beach
Almont registered one Michigan
“We had a good week takeaway. Gavin Dempz CMU
of practice and it showed (an interception) notched Detroit
in the way the team exe- that.
cuted the game plan. Next For the night, Lonnie Kevin Kissane
Friday we will face our Wolford connected on four 4-5
biggest test of the year so of seven pass plays for 52 Almont
far when Algonac visits. Cros-Lex
yards as Imlay City’s quar- Harbor Beach
They are extremely fast terback. He threw one Michigan
and physical, having one interception en route to MSU
of the best defenses year in those numbers. Detroit
year out. Algonac also has Chris Cezik and Kyle
an offense that is tough to Kulin (two catches for 26
prepare for due to the fact
it is tough for us to mimic
yards) proved Wolford’s
favorite target. Victory:
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in our practices.” The Imlay City ground

On the opposite side-
line, Imlay City Coach
attack added 63 yards on
27 totes.
Forces six
Brian Tresnak had this take
on the contest.
Kulin (10 rushes for 27
yards) and Lance Wolford
“We played well in the
first half other than two big Almont’s Corey Webster looks to shed an Imlay City tackler in last
Thursday’s BWAC encounter.
(21 yards on four totes)
provided Imlay City’s top in first win
lapses in coverage defen- individual totals. The
sively,” Tresnak said. from page 1-B
remaining 13 Spartan rush-
“Offensively, we need to elapsed. 58-yard touchdown pass tions for 133 yards) and es netted a combined PAT tote); a Kaplan two-
work on getting a good Almont then outscored (followed by an accurate Rinke (one catch for 12 15-yard gain. yard touchdown run; a
push up front and make Imlay City 7-0 the rest of extra point boot from yards) hauled in his accu- Hunter Mullins (four Jacob Vallad safety; and a
sure the backs are recog- the way, closing out a 49-0 Eldridge); Michael rate tosses. solos and seven assists) Kaplan 24-yard intercep-
nizing the holes,” he noted. triumph. Lulgjuraj 39-yard touch- The Almont ground paced Imlay City’s defense. tion return for touchdown
“We have come a long The winning Almont down run (followed by a attack wound up with 306 Wyatt Luther (one solo and (followed by a PAT tote
way since the start of prac- side produced their successful extra point kick yards on 28 totes. five assists) and Lance from Tyler Honnold).
tice and I am proud of the 49-point total thanks to courtesy of Eldridge); a Individually, Jack Wolford (six assists) sup- For the night, Kaplan
effort from the team, even Jace Rinke two-yard touch- Seth Helfer five-yard Paupert (six rushes for 116 ported his performance. connected on two of six
in the face of adversity. down run (followed by a touchdown run (followed yards) and Lulgjuraj (53 The Imlay City defense pass plays for 48 yards as
We are going to keep successful extra point kick by an accurate extra point yards on three totes) also registered one take- Dryden’s quarterback.
working to get better each courtesy of Tyler Eldridge); boot from Eldridge); and a proved Almont’s toughest away. Kulin (a fumble His completions went
week.” a Josh Hellebuyck to Colby Lucas DeLaurier 35-yard players to contain. The recovery) accounted for to two different targets.
In Thursday’s matchup, Schapman 75-yard touch- touchdown run (followed remaining 19 Raider rushes that. Their ranks consisted of
Almont grabbed a 7-0 edge down pass (followed by an by a successful extra point netted a combined 137- Almont and Imlay City Nathan Schenkel (one
after one quarter was done. accurate extra point boot kick courtesy of Eldridge). yard gain. return to action this Friday catch for 25 yards) and
The middle two quar- from Eldridge); a Jace For the night, Jacob Hausmann (one with Blue Water Area Dalton Raymond (one
ters saw Almont accumu- Rinke 13-yard touchdown Hellebuyck completed solo and 13 assists), Nolan Conference clashes. The reception for 23 yards).
late 35 total points and run (followed by a success- three of four pass plays for Panduren (seven assists) former hosts Algonac, The Dryden ground
Imlay City manage none. ful extra point kick courte- 145 yards as Almont’s and Corey Webster (two while the latter travels to attack chewed up 283
That staked them to a 42-0 sy of Eldridge); a quarterback. solos and four assists) were Cros-Lex. Both matchups yards of territory on 43
cushion with 36 minutes Hellebuyck to Schapman Schapman (two recep- Almont’s defensive head- list 7 p.m. starting times. totes.
Brenden Biggs (22
Sports Schedule rushes for 168 yards) and
Imlay: Beats Yale, 3-1 Kaplan (21 totes for 115
yards) proved Dryden’s
Football Boys’ Soccer Invitational, Algonac, TBA from page 1-B Omar Cardenas) and most productive ballcarri-
Friday, September 7 Wednesday, September 5 Dryden at Bad Axe Rodriguez (set up by ers.
Algonac at Almont, Almont at Richmond, Invitational, TBA Imlay City then out- Cardenas) supplied Imlay Biggs paced the
7 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Imlay City at Genesee scored Yale 1-0 from the rest City’s goals. Dryden defense with 12
Capac at Harbor Beach, Thursday, September 6 Invitational, of the way, putting the fin- Braulio Torres was the stops. Kaplan (nine tack-
7 p.m. Dryden at Capac, 5 p.m. 10 a.m. ishing touches on a 3-1 win. winning Imlay City goal- les), Vallad (eight stops)
Imlay City at Cros-Lex, Country Day at Imlay City, Tuesday, September 11 Carlos Zepeda (set up keeper. He was credited and Raymond (seven tack-
7 p.m. 5 p.m. Almont, Capac, Imlay City by Cesar Zepeda), Alfredo with five saves. les) made their presence
Friday, September 7 at BWAC Jamboree, Rodriguez (assisted by felt as well.
Volleyball Pontiac at Almont, 5 p.m. Almont, 4:30 p.m. The Dryden defense
Thursday, September 6 Saturday, September 8 also collected six take-
Brown City at Capac,
7:30 p.m.
Imlay City at Bad Axe
Invitational, 9 a.m.
Boys’ Tennis
Wednesday, September 5
Almont: First again aways. Kaplan (a pair of
interceptions and fumble
Deckerville at Dryden, Monday, September 10 Marysville at Imlay City, from page 1-B with 43s. Maggie Henige recovery) plus Chris
7:30 p.m. Cros-Lex at Almont, 4 p.m. and Riley Wranosky added Watson, Biggs and
Saturday, September 8 4:30 p.m. Thursday, September 6 Almont’s winning total a 53 and a 54, respectively, Schenkel (a fumble recov-
Dryden, Almont at Richmond at Imlay City, Yale at Almont, was 193. They were fol- to the Raiders’ cause. ery apiece) furnished
Cros-Lex Tourney, TBA 4:30 p.m. 4 p.m. lowed by Rochester Hills For Imlay City, Ashlyn those.
Tuesday, September 11 USA at Capac, 5 p.m. Cros-Lex at Imlay City, Lutheran Northwest (225), Vamvas was low with a 46. Dryden is off until
Capac at Marlette, 4 p.m. (235) and Imlay City The Spartans also counted Friday, September 14
7:30 p.m. Cross Country Tuesday, September 11 (239). Megan Tietz’s 58, Emma when it entertains Sacred
Dryden at Genesee, Saturday, September 8 Almont at Armada, Lindsey Albrecht and Waatti’s 62 and Izzy Heart. That matchup lists a
7:30 p.m. Capac at Muskrat 4 p.m. Brandi Kautz led Almont Aune’s 73. 7 p.m. starting time.

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The 2018 edition of the Dryden varsity football squad consists of front (L
to R) Jack Kaplan, Tyler Honnold, Santiago Saldivar and Ethan Knuth; The 2018 edition of the Dryden varsity volleyball squad consists of front (L
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and Chris Watson; and back Nathan Brown, Nathan Schenkel, Jacob Erin Boettcher, Jordan Peters and Alyssa Daoud; and back Madison
Vallad and coach Al Hutchinson. Assistant coach Ryan Smith is not pic- Stofcheck, Ally Sobel, Kelli Schenkel, assistant coach Chris Schenkel and
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Hudson, Jack Kaplan and Brandon Lemke; and back Jacob Livingston, O’Brien; and back Marin Luxgrant, Reilly Finley, Angelina DeBellis,
Coulter Waite, Nathan Schenkel, Jacob Vallad and coach Mike Mistaleski. Annabella Weeden and Skye Brandt. Coach Jaclyn Sisler is not pictured.


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