Dryden girls roll, 52-17

DRYDEN — Dryden rolled to a convincing 52-17 victory over visiting Lakeville in a non-league varsity girls’ basketball game last Friday night. With the decision, Dryden improves to 1-0 overall. In Friday’s game, Dryden bolted out to a 13-6 advantage after one...

Spartans win 62-36

IMLAY CITY — Imlay City picked up a 62-36 victory over visiting Madison Academy in a non-league varsity boys’ basketball encounter Monday night. With the outcome, Imlay City improves to 1-0 this season. In Monday’s encounter, Imlay City grabbed a 12-8 edge after...

Youatt cites urgency for fire hall progress

Manager wants to see outdoor work done before winter sets in IMLAY CITY — City Manager Tom Youatt said he had recently grown frustrated with the pace of construction at the city’s new fire hall on E. Borland Rd. He expressed as much at the Imlay City...

Local lifesaver honored

Imlay City’s Chris Keller and mentor Sgt. Joe Nesbit get recognition from state officials   LAPEER — From a young age, Chris Keller knew he wanted to be a police officer. Now, before he even enters the police academy, the 2016 Imlay City graduate is...

Times Updates

Calling all photographers!

Have you snapped a stunning picture from the past year of a lovely winter scene? Then consider submitting it for the Tri-City Times’ Winter Wonderland Photo Contest. We welcome all kinds of submissions including snow-covered landscapes or people and creatures enjoying...

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News

Youatt cites urgency for fire hall progress

Youatt cites urgency for fire hall progress

Manager wants to see outdoor work done before winter sets in IMLAY CITY — City Manager Tom Youatt said he had recently grown frustrated with the pace of construction at the city’s new fire hall on E. Borland Rd. He expressed as much at the Imlay City Commission’s...

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Middle schoolers with a big plan

Middle schoolers with a big plan

Bots with Soul Robotics team aims to improve Lions Park   CAPAC — A trio of middle schoolers has a bold vision to make Lions Park better accessible to all users and they hope the community can help in that quest. Last month, members of Capac’s FIRST LEGO League...

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Local lifesaver honored

Local lifesaver honored

Imlay City’s Chris Keller and mentor Sgt. Joe Nesbit get recognition from state officials   LAPEER — From a young age, Chris Keller knew he wanted to be a police officer. Now, before he even enters the police academy, the 2016 Imlay City graduate is accumulating...

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Kalmar denouces allegations in media

Kalmar denouces allegations in media

Almont Schools Supt. says facts do not support claims of racism   ALMONT — Almont Schools Supt. Dr. William Kalmar is responding strongly to a myriad of media attacks against Almont Schools, the Almont football team, fans and Almont residents in the aftermath of...

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Sports

Imlay City improves to 2-1

Imlay City improves to 2-1

IMLAY CITY — Imlay City registered a 61-17 triumph against visiting Madison Academy in a non-league varsity girls’ basketball game Monday night. With the result, Imlay City raises its mark to 2-1 this season. In Monday’s game, Imlay City jumped out to a 16-6 advantage...

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Raiders defeat Green Devils

Raiders defeat Green Devils

ALMONT — Almont defeated visiting Brown City, 32-22, in a non-league girls’ basketball battle last Friday night. With the decision, Almont improves to 2-0 this season. In Friday’s contest, Almont jumped out to a 10-4 advantage after one quarter was done. Almont...

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Dryden girls roll, 52-17

Dryden girls roll, 52-17

DRYDEN — Dryden rolled to a convincing 52-17 victory over visiting Lakeville in a non-league varsity girls’ basketball game last Friday night. With the decision, Dryden improves to 1-0 overall. In Friday’s game, Dryden bolted out to a 13-6 advantage after one quarter...

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Spartans win 62-36

Spartans win 62-36

IMLAY CITY — Imlay City picked up a 62-36 victory over visiting Madison Academy in a non-league varsity boys’ basketball encounter Monday night. With the outcome, Imlay City improves to 1-0 this season. In Monday’s encounter, Imlay City grabbed a 12-8 edge after one...

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Columns

Fast food and lasting friends

The fall of 1966, my friend Debbie introduced me to Marilyn in the halls of Lincoln Senior High School, Nine Mile and Federal in Warren. Inseparable seniors, Marilyn’s yellow and brown Fiat offered us an escape during lunch hour to the Golden Arches newly rooted two...

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Another angle to those family stories

When you get together with family members after you haven’t seen each other in a while, it seems the topic of conversation always steers back to your childhood. Such was the case for my sisters and me recently. My sister Michele, her husband Pete, and daughter Sarah...

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Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

On Saturday, Mel carried our Christmas tree box upstairs. We paid $75 for our 6 foot fresh Douglas fir, perfect size for our small living room. (My husband calls it the “front” room.) “Have we ever paid that price for a tree, even when we chopped them down with the...

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Signs of life after death

Watching for signs from my loved ones that passed is something I do on a daily basis. It is where I find hope and strength to believe they are just on the other side waiting for when it is my time to join them. If you’ve read my columns several years ago you would...

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Opinion

Celebrating success on the field

Big congratulations go out to the Almont Raiders football team for a phenomenal 2019 season. The Raiders have had a strong football program for many years now but attaining a perfect record in the regular season—for the second year in a row—is an impressive feat on...

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Supporting local this holiday season

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday—our society packs a lot of money-focused days into less than one week every year. As consumers, most of us might appreciate the savings that Black Friday and Cyber Monday can deliver for our...

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Thankful for living in a great community

Tomorrow, families and friends will gather around dinner tables and likely, before digging in to the turkey, declare their gratitude for what they appreciate and value—things like relationships, employment, housing, good health, food, safety and community. That last...

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Reduce stigma, save lives

Progress has been made in the fight against opioid addiction but it’s evident more can be done to save lives. Tools like Naloxone—a nasal spray that can reverse an overdose—are now available to anyone and often at no cost. There’s an array of support groups and...

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Obituaries

Gregory Bissett, 53

Gregory Bissett, 53

Gregory Bissett, age 53, of Imlay City, MI died Thursday, December 5, 2019 after an extended illness at Select Specialty-McLaren Hospitals of Flint, MI. Gregory George Bissett was born December 1, 1966 in Lapeer, MI. He was the son of the late Frederick Sheriden and...

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Ollie B. Talbot, 96

Ollie B. Talbot, 96, of Almont, passed away December 1, 2019 in her home. She was born December 14, 1922 in Union City, TN the daughter of Henry and Alice (Warix) Williams. She is survived by her children, Brenda L. (Joe) Jurica, Barbara Frost, Richard (Shirley)...

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Matthew Paul Delia, 44

Matthew Paul Delia, 44

Matthew Paul Delia, 44, of Lynn Township, passed away unexpectedly Monday, December 2, 2019. He was born April 19, 1975, in Mt. Clemens, the son of Jesse and the late Karen (Wilkins) Delia. Matt married his high school sweetheart Amy Stanton March 13, 2004, at Our...

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Rodney William Nascivera, 47

Rodney William Nascivera, 47, passed away suddenly at his home in Dryden. Rod was born on January 28, 1972 in Almont, MI. He was fondly called “Hot Rod” by his numerous amount of friends. He was a 1990 graduate of Almont High School, then obtained his CDL to begin his...

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