Major projects set to start April 12

Contractors ready to rebuild in St. Clair County, resurface in Lapeer County TRI-CITY AREA — Work on two separate interstate projects is due to begin this Monday, April 12. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) said that contractors will start repairing two...

A hatching good time

Chicks return to Dryden Elementary School DRYDEN — This year, Lindsay Bridgewater, Preschool Teacher at Dryden Elementary, continued her tradition of hatching chicken eggs with her students. Last school year, Ms. Bridgewater shared the egg hatching process with her...

Record setting year ends

Spartans, Country Day battle to the finish in quarters, 45-40 IMLAY CITY — Imlay City pushed Detroit Country Day to the limit, only to drop a 45-40 verdict in a Division 2 girls’ quarterfinal basketball game Monday night. Ortonville-Brandon High School is where the...

Frangedakis, Tank, claim all-state spot

CAPAC — Capac 103-pounder Max Frangedakis obtained a second and 215-pounder Bryce Tank garnered a seventh last Saturday at the Division 3 individual state wrestling finals. Van Andel Arena, in Grand Rapids, is where the matches were contested. Frangedakis (19-4)...

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Major projects set to start April 12

Major projects set to start April 12

Contractors ready to rebuild in St. Clair County, resurface in Lapeer County TRI-CITY AREA — Work on two separate interstate projects is due to begin this Monday, April 12. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) said that contractors will start repairing two...

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Legality of police dept. changes questioned

Language of city charter under scrutiny IMLAY CITY — As Imlay City Commissioners mull the possible dissolution of the Imlay City Police Department, questions have arisen about the legality and legitimacy of such a proposition. Some residents have posed the issue to...

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A hatching good time

A hatching good time

Chicks return to Dryden Elementary School DRYDEN — This year, Lindsay Bridgewater, Preschool Teacher at Dryden Elementary, continued her tradition of hatching chicken eggs with her students. Last school year, Ms. Bridgewater shared the egg hatching process with her...

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Drive-through vaccine clinic on for April 13th

One dose shots to be given at fairgrounds; slots still available for teen clinic in Lapeer LAPEER COUNTY — Appointments are now being taken for a special drive-through vaccination clinic at the Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds in Imlay City on Tuesday, April 13. The...

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Sports

Record setting year ends

Record setting year ends

Spartans, Country Day battle to the finish in quarters, 45-40 IMLAY CITY — Imlay City pushed Detroit Country Day to the limit, only to drop a 45-40 verdict in a Division 2 girls’ quarterfinal basketball game Monday night. Ortonville-Brandon High School is where the...

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Imlay City wins first-ever regional

Imlay City wins first-ever regional

  IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City girls’ basketball team earned their first-ever Division 2 regional championship, accomplishing the feat with a 42-35 triumph against Lutheran North in the title tilt it hosted last Wednesday night. With the outcome, Imlay City...

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Livingston vaults well at nationals

Livingston vaults well at nationals

  IMLAY CITY — Carly Livingston, an Imlay City High School graduate, registered a placewinning performance for the Grand Valley State University women’s track team at the NCAA Division II Indoor Championships recently. Her showing came on the second day of the...

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Rojas takes fourth at Div. 2 state finals

Rojas takes fourth at Div. 2 state finals

IMLAY CITY — Imlay City 125-pounder Cristian Rojas registered a fourth-place finish last Friday at the Division 2 individual state wrestling finals. Van Andel Arena, in Grand Rapids, served as the tournament venue. Rojas started things off with a 6-0 win against...

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Columns

New clothes, new creation

When my sisters and I were children, each year for Easter Sunday we’d get brand new dress clothes. While that’s a nice memory now, back then, it was my least favorite Easter tradition. Clothes by themselves were not considered a gift by me, let alone stuffy, itchy,...

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April is synonymous with birth

April is synonymous with birdsong: pregnant robins who proudly carry the title of our State Bird. There’s nothing sweeter than waking before dawn to a cheerful chorus of red-breasted mothers-to-be. I related to their song this morning when a plump robin landed on a...

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Almont and the Civil War

In 2010-11, former Tri-City Times columnist, Rick Liblong, researched, wrote, and published the story of Almonters who served in the Civil War - “Answering The Call to Duty.” It is a marvelous story of the “farm boys” from in and around Almont who enlisted and fought...

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Many beautiful things including tea

Mitty jumped up on my bed this morning during my devotionals. Cuddles, Mitty’s sister, established this daily meeting when they were kittens. She aimed for my pen to chew on the cap which makes a scribbly mess in my journal. One morning several months ago, Mitty...

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Opinion

Consider becoming a firefighter

If you value the community where you live and want to keep it a safe place for your friends, family and neighbors to call home too, consider becoming a firefighter or first responder. Currently, the Imlay City Fire Department is actively recruiting new members to join...

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What’s behind Imlay City’s police outsourcing idea?

In periods of transition it’s common to evaluate how programs or systems are working. With the pending departure of Chief Scott Pike, it’s understandable that Imlay City leaders might take the opportunity to examine its police operations but outsourcing is not what...

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How reading enriches our lives

There’s allure in the way that books help us travel and explore far flung places without having to leave home. In honor of March is Reading Month, staff at schools, libraries and other groups strive to remind young readers of the magic of the written word. In a...

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There’s value in serving on a municipal board

In some circles, being a political ‘outsider’ is pretty popular these days. While there’s certainly value in being able to approach something with a different perspective, understanding how government bodies operate is an important skill that shouldn’t be diminished....

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Obituaries

Kathleen Serylo, 71

Kathleen Serylo, 71

Kathleen Serylo, 71, of Imlay City, MI died Monday, March 29, 2021 at Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital of Rochester Hills, MI. Kathleen Joan Mudloff was born September 5, 1949 in Detroit, MI to the late Raymond and Rita (Kowalski) Amormino. Kathleen grew up in...

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SFC George Washington Schwab, ARMY (Ret), 73

SFC George Washington Schwab, ARMY (Ret), 73

A Celebration of Life service for SFC George Washington Schwab, ARMY (Ret) age 73 of Clarksville, was held Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. at Sykes Funeral Home. Burial followed at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville, KY where full military honors...

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Mary Rohmer, 85

Mary Rohmer, 85, of South Carolina, died Monday, April 5, 2021 at MUSC Health Chester Nursing Home in South Carolina. Mary Nell McDaniel was born April 4, 1936 in Mascot, TN. She was the daughter of the late James and the late Flora (Williams) McDaniel. Mary grew up...

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Theresa Loraine Dungey, 92

Theresa Loraine Dungey, 92

Theresa Loraine Dungey, 92, formerly of Imlay City and Lapeer, entered the Church Triumphant on the morning of April 5. She passed away peacefully in her sleep at the home of her son, Paul, in Kalamazoo, MI. Theresa was born in Port Huron, MI on January 22, 1929 to...

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